Welcome Back to School
August 13, 2018
Volume 3 Issue 1








Mark your calendars for the following dates:

Tuesday, August 21, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Packet return for families with last names A-M*

Wednesday, August 22, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Packet return for families with last names N-Z*

Thursday, August 23, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Ice Cream Social and Meet The Teacher

Saturday, August 25, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Kindergarten Play Date
Poe Playground

Monday, August 27, 7:30 a.m.
First Day of School  + Kiss & Cry Coffee (7:35 a.m.)

*Packets were mailed to returning families. New students will not have a packet to return, but please join us to pick up your school uniforms, purchase items, learn about how you can help support the school, etc.




Don't stand in long, hot lines...when you can do everything online!

Enjoy the Back-to-School Nights with your family and complete the Back-to-School checklist online!




Register with MySchoolAnywhere 

MySchoolAnywhere will be the official email communication source for Poe Elementary School. Please let friends and neighbors know about our communication change and encourage them to sign up.

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Purchase Items Online

  • Purchase Poe School Uniforms (khaki bottoms sold separately at many retail stores)
  • Pay for School Supplies
  • Pay 5th Grade Activity Fee
  • Become a Poe Partner and give to the Annual Fund (no amount is too small!)
  • Purchase a tile for the 90th Anniversary Legacy Wall
  • And so much more!


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Register with Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS)

If you want to volunteer in any capacity at Poe this year, you must renew your Volunteers In Public Schools (VIPS) registration.  HISD has moved to a new system, so all volunteers must register below.


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Sign up for Poe Back-to-School Volunteer events now!

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Be a Part of the PTO Membership Change!


If you are a parent, teacher or administrator at Poe, you are automatically a member of the Poe PTO and have voting rights. Be a part of the change and get involved. Check out our
volunteer opportunities and submit the volunteer interest form to tell us what you are interested in!


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Our Fundraising

  • Learn about our 90th Anniversary events - you won't want to miss!
  • Learn about our yearly Carnival, Auction, Book Fair, and Read-a-thon
  • Learn about our new Poe Partners Annual Fund and help us reach our $45,000 goal


Learn More



Little Heroes Registration

Parents of returning students in the Little Heroes After School Program, avoid a late fee by registering your returning Little Heroes student by Wednesday, August 15th.

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Official Communication Sources

Find these official links and more in the Official Poe Website/Media Links at the bottom of the PTO website.

Poe PTO: 
Poe Elementary School: www.houstonisd.org/poees




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