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

Powers News
PTO Trick or Treat Event

Students at Powers will have a Trick or Treat event provided by the Powers PTO. Each child will receive a drink and a bag of Kettle Korn. We are not able to accept any treats for students due to the high number of students with a variety of allergies. Students in Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2 may wear their costumes to school.

***Please make sure students can move about safely in their costume.

***Please No Weapons of any type.

***Students may bring a mask but they will not be able to wear them during instructional time.

Preschool sent home notes previously with students regarding the event.  Please contact the homeroom teacher if you have any questions.  

Veteran's Day Community Service Project
Powers Elementary School will be hosting a Veterans Day sock drive for veteran men and women in our area. The Cleveland Wade Park VA asked Powers to collect new pairs of women and men's adult socks. During the week of November 3 - 7, there will be a collection box in our lobby for any size, style, or color of adult socks. Please have your child bring a pair or package to donate. We will deliver them to the facility before Veterans Day to show our thanks for their service to our country. 
The Reading Connection-Tips For Reading Success
This year I am pleased to make available to parents monthly editions of the Reading Connection. These monthly sheets provide busy parents with practical ways to promote their children's reading, writing, and language skills. The first quarter editions are in the attachments. I will be happy to provide any parents who cannot access this information on line with a hard copy. Please call the office at 988-8670 to obtain a copy or click the link readingconnection.pdf for all the great tips! 
Picture Retake Day November 5th
Any student who was absent on Picture Day Oct. 7th  may have their school pictures taken on November 5th.  
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 Target.com/ 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 Target.com

 
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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