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Campus Updates: October 2 – October 8

Buckalew Elementary
October 6 is Walk to School Day. To promote healthier habits, safety and a cleaner environment, the children will participate by walking or biking to school. Join the crowd. It is fun for everyone.

The entire fourth grade will be going on a fine arts field trip to the Pavilion in The Woodlands on October 6. It is a wonderful experience for all the girls and boys.

October 7, The Woodlands High School football players will read in the classrooms. The children love to have the players visit and read to them.

The Principal’s Medallion winners for this week are: Joy Smekal- kindergarten, Romina Huerta – first grade, Annie Chowhury – second grade, Audry Sims- third grade and Charlie Monroe – fourth grade. Congratulations to all for work well done.
Bush Elementary
During the month of October, Bush will be hosting the Love and Logic Parenting Course for all of TWHS feeder schools. Registration forms can be found on the school website. The first class will meet October 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.

On October 6, Bush will celebrate Walk to School Day. All staff and students are encouraged to walk or bike to school.

On Friday, October 7, first grade will hold a Sock Hop after school.

Collins Intermediate
On October 8, there will be a Cobra Council meeting in the library. This is a mandatory meeting for all Cobra Council members.

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our Spirit Night at Grub Burger.

A big thank you to College Park High School for sending students over to read to our students. Sharing the importance of reading is a great lesson.

Currently we are looking for Junior Achievement volunteers. If you or your company would be interested in sponsoring Collins please contact us at 281-298-3800.

Cox Intermediate
Timberwolf teachers are Recognizing Our Committed Kids. Teachers are keeping their eyes out for students who are making great choices in behavior. Congratulations to the following students, you rock. Nathaniel Mitchell, Jordyn Robertson, Beau Altemus, Max Mar, Breanna Thrash, Kinley Curtis, Parker Blackman, Kinsey Davis, Ian McMillion, David Zver, Lauren Green, Patrick Drake, Melanie Lewis, Devin Salas, Nico Correa, Gabriel Villalobos, Jaden Tapia, Tala Chabayta, Donovan Glover, Vitali Coggon, Naoh McClatchey, Chiamaka Anude, Cody McKinney, Darian Joseph, Lauren Kaufman, Christine Schmidt, Jacob Dillard, Madison Bruegger, Madison Nollkamper, Ayden Miller, Daniel Fackayan, Marcus Cardenas, Enrique Soria, Keanu Figueroa, Jasmine Gradney, Davis Buchanan, Sopie Hales, Bennett Hale, Saylor Cutting, Taher Haji, Zoe Hall, Madison Bauer, Danny Valles, Brendan Azar, Cameron Tanksley, Ryan Bauwens, Faith Garcia, Kourtney Bellinger, Adrian Segura, Ellie Visitew, Jackson Coggins and Jared LaRoche.

Creighton Elementary
October 6, fourth grade students will attend Fine Arts Day at The Cynthia Woods Pavilion. This program is designed to introduce students to orchestral music, giving them tools to discover various instruments in the band and orchestra.

David Elementary
Students at David Elementary have been working hard selling cookie dough to raise money for a new playground through the Fall Fundraiser. We are getting closer to our goal!

David is having their second Spirit Night of the year at Skeeter’s on October 4, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Proceeds from Spirit Night at Skeeter’s will also help us get closer to our goal so we can build a new playground.

Ford Elementary
Our Book Fair was a huge success. Thank you all for your support and getting more books into kids’ hands. A huge thank-you also to our wonderful volunteers, without whom we couldn’t have done it!

Ford PTO will meet on October 6, at 10 a.m. for a general meeting. We would love for you to attend.

Giesinger Elementary
Our PTO fundraiser Fun Run will begin on Tuesday, October 4 with an assembly exciting students about getting pledges for the number of laps they will run or walk. Students will walk or run the laps during Specials time on Thursday, October 13. Parents are welcome to come during their child’s Specials time that day to encourage and cheer their students on!

Our school doors open at 7:30 a.m. Students may eat breakfast in the cafeteria, participate in Active Start on their designated grade level day, or report to their classroom to receive enrichment or interventions from their teacher from 7:30 to 8:00 a.m.

Our annual Storybook Character Parade will be Friday, October 14. Students are encouraged to dress as a storybook character and hold the character’s book as they walk through the building.

Hailey Elementary
Our school is focused on kindness this school year. Students are sharing kind words and actions with classmates and adults throughout the building on a daily basis. Parents are encouraged to have ongoing discussions with their children about kindness and hear how kindness is being lived out at school.

Attendance counts for every child every day. Congratulations to Ms. Middleton’s fourth grade and Mrs. Heffner’s second grade classes on achieving 10 Attendance Rockets for the whole class being on time and staying at school all day. These classes enjoyed a special treat. We are excited about all our classes earning these rewards regularly. Look for more attendance excitement to come at Hailey!

Tuesday, October 4 is Spirit Night at SK8 Town. Families are encouraged to join in the fun this special night and enjoy the proceeds that come to our school.

Thursday, October 6, the fourth grade will have a field trip to Fine Arts Day at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, where they will hear a live concert by the Houston Symphony. Please watch Wednesday folders for more information about this great event.

Also, October 6 the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. in the school library. The PTA is holding its annual membership drive. Joining the PTA is a meaningful w ay to support our school and our students, and costs only $10 per family annually.

Friday, October 7 is I-Walk to School. Please watch Wednesday folders for more information.

Students can bring aluminum cans, foil, pans, and aluminum computer parts for recycling every Friday morning for our Cash for Cans program, which also helps support our school. Please deliver recyclables to the front porch when arriving at school.

Irons Junior High
Technology students at Irons JH had the opportunity on Sept. 22 to explore the Z Space Mobile Education Lab that allowed them to virtually manipulate objects via 3D glasses. When the students wore the glasses, it allowed them to “drive” and manipulate the objects from the screen. Students could literally pick up a beating heart, look underneath it, and see the blood flowing through the valves. It was an awesome interactive experience for the students.

Irons Junior High students and staff participated in Reading Week in honor of the district’s Read for a Better Life campaign.

Irons Junior High is proud to recognize the following “Students of The Week” for their academic or social achievements.
The learning team “Mind Over Matter” would like to recognize Judy Dang for being a hardworking, responsible student in class and for setting a positive example for others. Keep up the great work, Judy!

The learning team “Black Hawks” would like to recognize Chloe Flesvig as their student of the week.

Outstanding Artist/s of the week from Mrs. Willeford’s Art classes are: Ceramics – Mereiedi Dunn, Art I – Charlie Paddock, and from Art II – Chastedy Almonte. Awesome job students! Keep up the great effort!

Cheerleaders of the week are Maddi Farmer and Sammie Parker.

The Liberty Stars drill team would like to recognize two team members for their outstanding dance ability, awesome attitude, and for exemplifying what it means to be a Liberty Star.

The Dancer of the Week is Landai Hoffman and the Spirit Girl of the Week is Maddie Hernandez. Congratulations ladies!

The Liberty Stars would also like to recognize a Teacher of the Week. Congratulations to Coach Pell! Thank you for all you do for your students!

Kaufman Elementary
Thursday, October 6, fourth graders will enjoy Fine Arts Day at the Pavilion.

Friday, October 7, students will participate in the Boosterthon Fun Run and fourth grade will also participate in Junior Achievement.

Mitchell Intermediate
The Mitchell Intermediate sixth grade band members will be performing at a McCullough Junior High Football game on Tuesday, October 4 beginning at 4:45 p.m.

The Parent Teacher Organization will hold a General Meeting on Wednesday, October 5 beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The students, teachers and staff members of Mitchell Intermediate would like to thank all of the special guests that came to kick off “Read for a Better Life”, especially our CISD Superintendent, Dr. Stockton.

Would you like to volunteer at Mitchell Intermediate? We would love to have you and have many opportunities, in many different areas. If you are interested, it is necessary to complete a quick application which can be found on the Conroe ISD website under Parents/Students, under Resources for Parents. Please click on “Volunteer in CISD” and then the “Go to Volunteer Application”. This link can also be found on our Mitchell Website under Parent Information on the sidebar. Rest assured that all current volunteers working with your child have applied for and passed a background screening process.

Yearbook Club will be accepting applications for members soon! If you like to take photos, be creative and design pages, or work with computers, then we’d love for you to apply! No equipment or previous experience is required. Applications will be sent out electronically. You can also find the application on page 9 in this issue. It will also be printed and available at the front office. The Yearbook Club is also looking for parent volunteers who would like to share their talents in photography, design, organization, marketing, communication, or leadership. Building the Mitchell Yearbook is a full year project that takes a team effort—but it’s a lot of fun! Contact club leaders at

Powell Elementary
The Scholastic Book Fair begins October 3. A portion of book fair proceeds benefit our school library. Families are welcome to shop together October 6 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Box Top for Education collection begins October 3 in each classroom. Our school receives ten cents for each Box Top collected. The classroom that collects the most Box Tops in each grade level will be rewarded.

Powell Elementary will celebrate Walk to School Day October 7. Students are encouraged to walk or bike to school. The Parent Teacher Organization will provide a Spirit Store that morning on the front porch of the school from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Reaves Elementary
Our Storybook Character parade will be on Friday, October 14. Please dress as your favorite character from a book and bring that book for our parade around the school.

Join us a Canes for dinner and a fundraiser on West Davis Street on October 3 from 5 – 8 p.m.

Rice Elementary
Meet the Rice teachers at McDonalds from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4 for McTeacher Night.

Wednesday, October 12 Rice students will take fall pictures.

Rice Open House will be held on Thursday, October 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Come joins us for our Color Run on Friday, October 14.

Our second graders will be going to P6 Farm for their field trip on Thursday, October 20.

Rice third graders will present their program on Friday, October 21 at 9 a.m.

Red Ribbon Week will be celebrated the week on October 24.

October 28 our Rice Way Pep Rally will be held.

The Conroe Fire Department will visit with our students on October 31.

Tough Elementary
National Walk to School Day is held every year in October. It reminds adults and students alike of the joy of walking or bicycling to school. Coulson Tough students will participate in Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 5. Students and parents are encouraged to leave their cars at home and walk or ride their bikes to school. Special guests will be along the sidewalks to greet students as they arrive at school.

Each semester, classroom teachers and students at Coulson Tough, choose one boy and one girl to represent their classroom as an ambassador. As the name implies, ambassadors help new students and visitors feel welcome to the classroom and building. They also help to promote the character program and spirit days throughout the year.

Congratulations to the first semester Coulson Tough Ambassadors.
First grade: Ben Burket, Shaan Patel, Leo Blum, Oliver Pietka, Blaise Gremillion, Gelipe Varela Culasso, Fallon Pacheco, Quincy Plourde, Carolina DeMarchi, Carolina Soell, Claire Van Dorselaer, and Gracyn Banks. Second grade: Colt Chapman, Charlie Mitchell, Kash Blevins, Wyatt Plourde, Jacob Shumway, Dov Stickler, Emiliana Meijian, Paula Barradas, Elise Hollier, Alyssa Jackson, Sydney McMinn, and Logan Raap. Third Grade: Rodrigo Bravo, Loukas Naum, Jake Bleicher, Ethan DaCosta, Anthony Ince, Ryan Macicek, Brett Bollinger, Josephine Nyeholt, Bianca Bhaduri, Ascly Haag, Harper Oakley, and Gaby Fernandez, Valeria Garcia Vargas, and Ximena Padilla Gutierrez. Fourth Grade: Michael Garcia, Justin Huang. Max McCraray, Collin Fontenot, Lucas Feng, Simon Varela, Pedro McCoy, Payton Stroud, Valentina Vasquez, Emerson Lilja, Alexandra Tatum, Scarlett Cowan, Maddie Beckman, and Ines Perez. Fifth grade: Rhett Hollier, Camden Paschke, Matthew Moya, Pranav Joshi, Jack Venable, Quinn Callan, Andre Petersen, Carson Craft, Lauren Stepanik, Penny Gracey, Emma Kate Michaelis, Samantha Bisbee, Shavani Mundra, Anna Zajac, and Brooke Charles. Sixth: Kade Meyer, Max Morales, Austin Vines, Michah McCauley, JW Painter, James Fox, Michael Foder, Bailey Horton, Summer Campbell, Valentina Alanis, Alisia McMahon, Alyssa Stroud, Ana Bolivar, and Audrey Bella.

Travis Intermediate
Kona Ice will be visiting Travis once a month as a special treat to students and to give back to the school. Students will be allowed to purchase a treat for $3 on their scheduled days. Kona Ice will give back 25% of the profits made to the school. We look forward to working with them each month!

The Woodforest Charity Run was a great success. Congratulations to the following student participants: Eliel Hernandez, RaNiya Lewis, Maritza Marban, Marcus Taylor, Melissa Ochoa, Yazrin Bradford, Telisa Williams, Chisom Odemena, Devorah Urbina, Roxana Valle, Kellee Williams, Jesus Villegas, Nicole Ramirez, Andy Garcia, Guillermo Olmos, Saira Aguilar, Chinechezi Odemena, Zeke Hirsch, Melissa Balero, Noe Gonzalez, Antonio Barcenas, Jennifer Campuzano, Ashley Guerrero, Alondra Gonzalez, Melanie Gallegos, Andrea Perdomo, Belen Rangel, Samajah Bradford, Edgar Diaz, Journee Moore, Taylor Hayes, Jessica Palacios, Anthony Mejia, Gabriella Amaya, Denise Perez, Daniel Martinez, and Jorge Garcia.

Student clubs will begin on Friday, October 7. Students will participate in activities such as basketball, soccer, outside play, arts and crafts, and more.

Wilkinson Elementary
Thank you to everyone who attended our Watch D.O.G. kickoff.

September and October Birthday Book Club will be Friday, October 7 in the library.

Individual pictures will be Tuesday, October 11.

The Wilkinson Lion Dash will be Saturday, October 22. There is a 5K fun Run/Walk and a 1 mile Run/Walk. Online registration for the Wilkinson Lion Dash Fun Run is available now at: or you can visit the Wilkinson Website.

Have a roaring good week.