Powers Elementary
401 Washington Street
Amherst, OH 44001
Phone: (440)988-8670
Hours: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Powers News
Softball Youth Skills Clinic
Head coach Lacey Reichert and staff will be holding a winter youth skills clinic for girls currently in grades 1-8 (note: Sessions 1 and 2). Coach Reichert will have returning varsity players, coaching staff and alumni assisting and coaching your daughters. Please have payment and waiver form in to coach Reichert no later than Tuesday, December 9.

Further details are available on the sign-up and waiver form.

Comet Corner Holiday Hours
Stop in for all of your holiday shopping needs at the Comet Corner where there are great stocking stuffers and teacher gifts!  The Comet Corner is located at Steele High School.  Check out Comet Corner's December Hours! 
Did You Forget To Pick Up Your Fundraiser Order?
Parents who did not pick up their Yankee Candle Fund Raiser Orders can come to the office at the school anytime on Monday or Tuesday November 17 or 18th to get their orders. Thank You for your support of the PTO and Powers School! 
Reading Connection December Issue
Here is the December Issue of the Reading Connection, helpful ideas for parents and students to use at home to improve reading and writing.  
Comet Pride Spirit Day-Every Friday
Every Friday students and staff are encouraged to wear green and gold or your favorite Comet Pride wear to school to support the Amherst Comets.  
Target & Giant Eagle Support For Powers School
Target Red Card
When you use your REDcard, Target will donate up to 1% of your purchases to our school!

Visit or call 1-800-316-6142.
Powers School ID: 83642

Grandparents, alumni, friends and neighbors are all welcome to participate in the program. The more people we involve, the harder the program works for our school. If you are already participating, THANK YOU! Check out our schools progress anytime at

Giant Eagle Advantage Card
How would you like to help the students of Powers Elementary School while grocery shopping? It's easy! Just enroll your Giant Eagle Advantage Card and earn points on every shopping trip!
You can register in three easy steps:
1. Register now at Giant Eagle or 1-800-474-4777.
2. Enter our School ID# 2682.
3. Shop with your Giant Eagle Advantage Card
PowerSchool Parent Account
If you would like to create a PowerSchool Parent account to access your child's grades and information, please use the attached PowerSchool Parent Account document and the PowerSchool Parent iPad document. You may also find these downloadable documents on our website under Parent Resources or Forms and More. (If you are new to the district or are a Kindergarten parent, you will be receiving a letter with this information specifically for you and your children within the next few days.) 
E-mail Update
The Amherst Schools will be sending two or three updates a month via e-mail to parents beginning in mid-September. Updates will highlight student achievements, innovative classrooms, district operations, and plans. Videos may be included as well. If you are interested in receiving these updates, simply email our EMIS Secretary, Patti Killen, and include your name, names of your children, and your e-mail address. Thank you and Go Comets!! 
Amherst Schools Foundation
Since 1986, the Amherst Schools Educational Foundation has awarded more than $366,000 in teacher grants and almost $200,000 in student scholarships within the Amherst community. To make a contribution to the Amherst Schools Educational Foundation, simply go to the Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County's "Make A Gift Now" webpage and type "Amherst" in the Keyword section of the donation tool bar. Select the Amherst Schools Endowment Fund or the Amherst Schools Fine Arts Endowment Fund to make a donation. It's that easy! And remember, your donation is "A gift that gives forever"!
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