Please join the combined Armed Services Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) of the Conroe Independent School District in a Salute to Our Veterans. The ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 11, at Moorhead Stadium.
A flyover by a B-25 Mitchell Bomber will be provided by the Lone Star Flight Museum of Galveston. The B-25 was a very versatile medium-duty bomber which flew in both the Pacific and European Theaters during World War II.
Austin Elementary School
Students are honoring Veterans through a Wall of Honor display.
The Food Drive is Nov 14-Dec 8. Non-perishable food items will be delivered by fourth graders to the Conroe Courthouse on December 9.
Birnham Woods Elementary School
A "Dinner with the Bulldogs PTO Fundraiser" will take place at Cici's Pizza on Rayford Road, Thursday, November 10.
A Veteran's Day Parade will take place at 8:30 a.m., followed by the Fourth Grade Choir at 9 a.m.
Broadway Elementary School
A special salute to honor all Veterans is planned on Thursday, November 10 at 9:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Area Veterans are invited as third grade students present a program to honor our country and those who have served. Part of this year's program will include a tribute to two of the principal’s family members; her son Jonah and her cousin Jeremy Smith. Jeremy Smith was serving in Afghanistan last March when he gave the ultimate sacrifice, his life.
The library is holding a Fall Book Fair f Nov 9-16. This is a great opportunity to pick up holiday gifts.
A special thanks to the Kyle Sherburne State Farm Insurance Agency for sponsoring the N.E.A.T. Club. The group is a special honor for those who are "never ever absent or tardy."
Hall of Fame is an elite group made up of students who have earned the required number of Super Star awards. Thanks are extended to Planet Ford for sponsoring the Hall of Fame.
Buckalew Elementary School
Fred Jones Parent Edition "Tools for Teaching" is a proven set of skills that have been used successfully by teachers since 1969. The Parent Edition shares this positive, practical and low stress approach to creating the best learning environment possible for children. Each presentation centers on a theme that will help parents develop positive relationships with their children. This series begins on November 2 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. and will continue every Wednesday for six weeks. Contact the school if you are interested in taking this parenting class.
The annual Fall Book Fair is November 14-18. A preview of the Book Fair is November 7-11.
The choir will sing at Autumn Grove Cottage in Alden Bridge at 3:15 p.m. on November 10.
The PTO Holiday Food Drive will also be the week of November 14-18 to help stock the shelves of the Interfaith Food Pantry.
Caney Creek High School
The Caney Creek Theatre will present "A Piece of My Heart," Saturday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. Ticket prices are $3 for students and $5 for adults.
Tryouts for the Bowling Club are Friday, November 4 or Friday, November 11, from 3:30 – 5:15 p.m. at 300 Bowl in Conroe.
Collins Intermediate School
As part of the Read for a Better Life initiative, students have the opportunity to participate in the Star Reader Program. In the first nine weeks, students have recorded over 1,500 hours of reading. For every goal reached, students receive prizes, certificates, and the opportunity to check out more books at a time from the library.
Creighton Elementary School
The community is invited to a Veteran's Lunch on Friday, November 11. Send a photo of the veteran to be honored and RSVP by calling the Front Desk at (936) 709-2900.
The Fall Festival is Saturday, November 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be family games, food, shopping, and more.
David Elementary School
Friday, November 18, is a parent involvement day. The schedule follows: Kindergarten 9-10:30 a.m., first grade-12:30- 1:30 p.m., and fourth grade from 11 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Deretchin Elementary School
Principal Proud Students for November are Dawson Davison, Katerina Alavarez, Sanjiv Iyer, Diego Molinas, Ela Albuz, Alexandra Payne, Zach Hernandez, Timmy Richardson, Clarissa Benson, Nia Musquiz, Meredith Hunter, Lane Burdiss, Jaedyn Perez, Monica Alonso, Hunter Van Meter, Daniela Mayer, Katie Tucker, Kyra Kentimenos, MJ Ruhman, John Jackson, Erin Mack, Amy Abokhair, Matthew Bulovas, Jess Taylor, Carter Quinn, Zach Bentley, Zachary Walker, Connor Stockerl, Diego Vigna, Matthew Tannenberger, David Cavazos, Jensen Hatherly, Zanyyah Strother, Katy Kleinpeter, Skylar Stockton, Cameron Gregory, Claire Miller, Luke Trinkle, Ethan Kerim, Jason Wiley, Donna Naras, Chris Bulovas, Jessica Bull, Archie Lewis, Allison Ottinger, Belem Lajud, Macoy Noack, Jake Pinkerton, Chloe Tannenberger, Nicholas Roberts, Cooper Smoak, Colin Howard Deretchin 2011-2012 Student Ambassadors: Jackson Crum, Katilyn Ogburn, Lucia Sanchez, Aaron Chu, Jessica Svetlitski, Camryn Gill, Morgan Rehme, Kaitlynn Glandt, Brady Hess, Juan Roque, Cambelle Saunders, Andrea Allizedah, Shelby Hadrick, Hailey Howard, Katie Lombardo, Amber Wentz, Andrew Korkowski, Jack Athans, Lizzy Rice, Mackenzie Saxon, Mateo Casanova, Andrew Ogburn, Paula Galan, Cameron Gilley, Alexis Roberts, Bella Pekel, Kaylee Mabry, Jared Ramirez, Kade Ramsey, Bella Postorino, Lindsay Lemmons, Rebecca Kuehn, Kathleen Chavez, Max Miller , Aly Petty, Miranda Hake, Patrick Tilotta, Jillian Syptak, Cody Sims, Abby Arend, Greta Lamb, AnnaClaire Holleman, Ainsley Ingebrigsten, Mackenzie Catching, Anoushka Suri, Caroline White, Skyar Stockton, Maria Garcia Baptiste, Kate Tabor, Sydney Alas, Jake Cannon, Karsen Galatas, Peyton Reeves, Cole Dodson, Andre Tudor, and Clara Brower.
Students Representing the Character of Responsibility for the Month of September are Colton Scott, Erica Harris, Drew Daulton, Myrna Brown, Kate Korkowski, Reena Shah, Amber McClaugherty, Cooper Starcke, Ethan Walker, Hannah Deloit, Jordan Johnson, Madison Riedel, Jackson Eisenman, Maja Verachtert, Jessica Svetlitski, Steven Boll, Jac Johnson, Peris Jones, Marah Peduzzi, Jill Johnson, Titan Tucker, Gabby Reese, Peyton Smith, Hasan Arif, Danny Antar, Avery Hilbig, Angel Nguyen, Andrea Cruz, Lauren Mills, Ben Mills, Grace Scrushy, Ben Welling, Jessica Ross, Gracie Bolender, Rohan Shah, Akash Reddy, Natalie Tudor, Jensen Hatherly, Lisa Richardson, Sarah Walker, Adam Ogburn, Sydney Wysocki, Christian Starcke, Austin Prieto, Micaela Limsiaco, Tobi Soares, Caterina Faya, Caden King, Sophie Crum, Marcela Alvarez, Isabella Johnson, Emma Deloit, Macy Krach, Cooper Sansbury, Trinity Cox, and Tyler Hedgepeth.
Students Representing the Characters of Caring and Compassion for the Month of October are Kendall Repa, Natalie Whiteman, Mariana Manuel, Kaden Hearn, Tanner Baker, Reese Micklos, Caroline Mills, Katie Lombardo, Alyssa Kimbrell, Ashlyn Hudgeons, Haley Hudgeons, Dayo Ayewale, Ellie Johnson, Cullen Hayes, McKenna Russell, Hanna Lechtig-Martinez, Kenzie Kulick, Ellie Taylor, Isabella Van Schermbeek, Jada Shorter, Nicole Kiefer, Kallie Herrera, Madeline Ramsey, Lulu Whitson, Devin Kelley, Chloe McConachie, Abb Acuff, Naomi Hernandez, Peyton Mattingly, Jade Roseliz, Emi Garcia de la Cadena, Sydney Ramsey, Courtney Baumgartner, Mauricio Quezada, Aidan Hawes, Elizabeth Brisco, Michael Hajtovik, Emma Gilbert, Mia Franchville, Joseph Brassard, Rob Deloit, Cali Dacey, Batten Bonds, Charmaine Larsen, Florencia Garcia de la Cadena, Juan Yanez, Santiago Dollero, Layneth Iovino, Alexa Rodriguez, Blake Rekuc, Vera Del Rio, Lily Hathorn, Ari Blousman, Palmer Constant, Timothy Rosilez, and Alexa Gerard.
Ford Elementary School
Students with no tardies or absences for the first nine weeks of school will be honored at the Never Ever Absent or Tardy Luncheon on November 8 and 9.
The school will hold a Veteran’s Day Luncheon on November 10. Desserts will be provided for veterans by Stir Crazy Restaurant located in Market Square.
Galatas Elementary School
On November 11, fourth grade students will attend a parent-produced Veteran's Day Reader's Theater detailing the history and significance of veterans in the history of our country.
The Annual Family Movie Night and Bake Sale will take place under the school’s Pavilion on Friday, November 11.
Giesinger Elementary School
The Book Fair is scheduled November 7-11. Many excellent books will be available for the students to purchase.
Glen Loch Elementary School
Fourth grade music students would like to invite friends and family to watch the musical program, Honoring Our Veterans on Thursday, November 10, at 7 p.m.
Grangerland Intermediate School
Fifth grade student Christa Garduno received a Golden Referral for her positive leadership role and great citizenship.
The following students were recognized as Students Achieving Excellence during the first nine weeks: Amiel Abundis Gonzalez, Elizabeth Adkins, Vanesa Aguilar, Felipe Aguirre, Cristal Albarran, Alexis Alvizo, Zoe Anthony, Shaylin Ardoin, Silvia Arroyo, Tristan Bailey, Hunter Bass, Maci Bassett, Jason Beecher, Caitlyn Bellamy, Emily Biddle, Jordan Bracken, Tyler Brannock, Jonathon Byfield, Marc Carrizales, Bianca Castro, Fatima Colin Perez, Brady Coon, Gavin Cortes, Sami Daniels, Nicholas Davis, Pedro Don Juan, Maddison Dozal, Taylor Eidson, Eric Emin, Natalie Evans, Daniella Faz, Raven Flowers, Glenn Gibson, Emily Glenn, Mitchell Glover, Emily Gray, Hannah Green, Destiny Griego, Anayansi Gutierrez, Nickolas Guzman, Marcos Hernandez, Frederick Ibarra, Austin Jahn, Alondra Jimenez, Davina Jimenez, Makaya Kakowski, Jznae Kim, Erick Leija, Jonathan Leiva, Karen Leon Jaramillo, Bethany Lopez, Katherine Lopez, Fabian Lozano, Nancy Martinez, Austin May, Russell McCreary, Wilson McIntosh, Noah Miller, Hunter Millican, Braylin Nunn, Selena Ortiz, Jeffrey Palacios, Jerry Payne, Margarita Perez, Kaleb Perry, Sophia Porter, Katelyn Quinonez, Aubrey Randi, Jose Rangel, Haylee Raska, Benjamin Ray, Makenzie Renfro, Joanna Rubio, Robert Salinas, Seth Sanchez, Nathaniel Sandoval, Chloe Schultz, Sandy Serrano, Kimberly Soto Ortiz, Wendy Starks, Tyler Stidham, Ashleigh Strube, Abigail Thomas, Justin Turner, Laura Valadez, Diego Villeda, Lillie Wagnon, Anna Walton, Samantha Warren, Katherine White, Jerrica Wood, Rondo Woolery, and Miguel Zavala.
Russell McCreary auditioned for and won a spot in the cello section of the Conroe Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Congratulations to all of these students.
The PTO Cookie Dough fundraiser continues through November 15.
Houston Elementary School
Students were motivated with a special assembly from Keith Davis, former college and professional football player, and Randall Harris, World Champion power lifter and gold medalist. These athletes encouraged the students to reach their potential; both inside and outside the classroom; and live with an "I can" attitude.
Knox Junior High School
The Knox Chamber Orchestra, Boys Choir and Chamber Choir members recently performed at the Texas Renaissance Festival "School Days" Performance.
Band students attended a recent competition and claimed 47 chairs in the Region 9 All-Region Band.
The Debate Team competed in a regional speech and debate tournament and won the following honors: first place, Michael Bruen; fifth place, Kara Ellis; and seventh place, Emma McMahan.
McCullough Junior High School
Fifty-five band students placed in the Region Band.
Orchestra students competed for a spot in the Region IX Orchestra and seventeen students earned a spot.
Spanish classes have created nichos for their Day of the Dead projects. They will be on display in the library until November 11.
Each year students in eighth grade history choose a United States Veteran to honor. Students interview the veteran and then make a poster identifying the branch of the military they served in, their years of service, and other key features. The posters are displayed in front of the school Nov 8-14. The community is invited to view this impressive display of posters honoring over one thousand veterans.
Powell Elementary School
The week of November 7-11, students and staff will be collecting non-perishable food items to donate to the Interfaith Food Pantry. Fourth grade Choir students will be singing at the "drop-off" event.
Rice Elementary School
The fourth grade field trip is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9.
Ride Elementary School
Congratulations to all students who participated in the annual "Fun Run." A special round of applause is extended to Nicklaus Brawner, Riley Farley, Hayden Wylie and Celeste Trevino.
Thursday, November 10, students will be treated to a visit by the author of the "Bad Kitty" series, Nick Bruel.
San Jacinto Elementary School
Congratulations to the following students for receiving Golden Referrals for awesome behavior: Adam Alexander, Clarice Archer, Brianna Bartee, KK Bass, Logan Braun, Olivia Jernigan, Michael Kernell, Kirsten Mahar, Madison O'Briant, Victor Salinas, Ariadna Vera, Jourdin Young, Clint Brinkley, Joseph Floyd, Brooklynn Gayosso, Leah Juarez, Karoline Robles, and Juliette Sifuentes.
A Bear-y Merry Holiday will be performed by fourth grade students on Thursday, December 1, at 7 p.m.
Travis Intermediate School
A "50's Family Game Night" will take place on Thursday, November 10, from 5:30 -7 pm. Families are encouraged to attend together to learn academic skills through games.
Washington Junior High School
The GROWL Winners for this month are Carlos Arragan, Alondra Morales, Kevin Mejia, Edith Sanchez, and Rosie Martinez. GROWL winners are chosen each month by teachers and staff for grades, responsibility, overall improvement, work ethic, and learning opportunities.
Wilkinson Elementary School
A Veteran's Day Program is planned for 8:30 a.m., Friday, November 11.
"Canton in Conroe," begins at 9 a.m., Saturday, November 12.
Award-Winning author and illustrator, Nick Bruel, will be visiting the library Wednesday, November 16.
The Incredible Pizza Fundraiser is Thursday, November 17.
The Envision Expo is scheduled Thursday, November 17 at 6 p.m.
"Donuts with Dad" begins at 7 a.m., Friday, November 18.
Celebrating Reading Milestones this week are Alec Smith, Joshua Juico, Kamryn Willey, Anahi Astello, Anthony Martinez, Bryleigh Harley, Ever Hinojosa, Garrett Snearly, Jazmine Elarms, Kaitlyn Fuentes, Kirsten Wood, Lillian Long, Marianna Lamm, Payton Capps, Sophie McDowell, Anthony Richey, Brianna Campbell, Emily Kiper, Jared Nelson, Kailyn Sidhu, Keagan Rouse, Kori Shaller, Tyler Globus, Gavin McGlaun, Marigny Dweyer, and Ethan Olsen.
York Junior High School
The Safe School Ambassadors for the 2011-2012 school year are: Andre Ayala,Hanny Azzahra, Mikaia Banks, Hans Barrels, Briahna Bey, Hayden Bracewell, Jenna Bracewell, Eric Broomes, Dustin Burkhart, Darius Celestine, Cyana Chan, Leah Clark, Conner Cox ,Mc Kenzie Deluke, Kenny Dennis, Sydney Dixon, Luke Dorrough, Ellen Elias , Meghan Erwin ,Sara Evans, Rhys Feltman, Maggie Flanagan , Macauley Fuller , Devon Gamble , Trevor Graham ,Jacob Green , Whitney Grett, Lamar Handy, Ashley Hernandez, Dylan Hobbs, Jonathan Homman, Chandler Jackson, Yehoshua Jackson, Lindsey Jacobsen, Ashley Johnson, Caitlin Kahney, Justin Keith ,Emily Kloesel, Kristin Lopez, Brett Maples, Jason Maples, Kenna Matthews, Abby McAtee, Jimmie Moore, Sergi Munoz, Hayden Oakes, Kourtney O'Bryan, Sandra Oh , Jessica Patrick ,Haley Perez, Joe Petty, Casey Ponton, Joey Presutti , Stone Raines, Jennifer Rameriz, Jake Richardson, Kelsey Russell, Brenna Sanchez, Keya Shial, Alberto Silva, Karmen Smith, Faith Suhre, Sydeny Thurmond, Tori Valka, Alexis Vandenabeele, Anna Vaughan, Lydia Ventura, Abbie Villafranco, Sophia Waldron , Susie Wasson, Hannah Wehring, and Alexis Wert.
The Theater Arts Department will be presenting Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on November 2, 3, and 7. Ticket prices are $2 for students and $4 for adults.