March 17, 2024

Posted by Curtis Brower on 3/17/2024

Greetings Powell Families!


Camp Flintlock Volunteers Needed - Camp Flintlock is coming to Powell for a 5th Grade onsite field trip on Tuesday, April 2nd. We need parent volunteers to make this special day happen! Parents from any grade level can Sign up to help here!


Magnet Track Meet - Good Luck to our Powell Track Team. They will be participating in the Magnet Track Meet tomorrow, 03/18/24 at Southeast Raleigh High School. 


Bagels with Brower - Join me this Friday, 3/22/24 at 9:15 AM to learn more about Single-Subject Acceleration (SSA). 


SSA Test Request Window Opens Soon:  (April 1-12, 2024) Single-Subject Acceleration (SSA) allows students to skip a grade level of content in either English Language Arts or Mathematics.  All students (K-5) are eligible to test in one subject.  To learn more about SSA, please visit this website.  


Spring Break - Next week, 3/25 - 3/29, WCPSS traditional schools will be closed for Spring Break. The Powell office will be closed all week. I wish you well and hope you have a safe and enjoyable break. Students will return to school on Monday, 4/01/24. 


Visitors to Campus - Beginning immediately, we are requesting all visitors to Powell to please Scan QR code outside to check in at the door before ringing the bell for entry.  Once you enter your information, and state the purpose of your visit, you will be directed to enter the office to collect your visitor sticker. 


Jump Rope for Heart - This was our best year ever! Our students have raised $7,944.71 online. 23 families learned Hands-Only CPR. Shout out to 15 students who completed Finn’s mission. 


Powell Pawlooza: Powell Pawlooza, our community-wide Spring Carnival is happening on Friday, April 12 from 5-7:30pm. Wristbands for the event can be purchased here for the suggested donation of $5 per kid (ages 5-13). Please check out the volunteer slots and consider signing up. This is a great opportunity for Middle School and High School students to earn volunteer service hours. It is a fun event for our students but it cannot run smoothly without the help of many volunteers. Our PTA thanks you in advance! 

Have a great  week!


Dr. Curtis M. Brower