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    Monday - Friday: 8:30-4:00
    Phone: (865) 938-9008
    Fax: (865) 947-4357 

Powell Middle Announcements

  • No Flu Vaccinations 2019-2020

    Knox County Health Services has notified us that the Middle & High schools will NOT be receiving flu vaccinations this year. Parents, please take your children to their regular primary doctor or a clinic to receive the flu vaccine. We apologize for any inconvience. 

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  • Coupon Books on Sale Now!

    Coupon Books will be on sale on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays fron 7:45 a.m.- 8:30 a.m. The window to purchase coupon books is shorter than in years past, so let's get out and sale some books to meet our goal of 2,700 books. $10.00 per book is a small price to pay for the hundreds of dollars in savings from this year's coupon book.

    Please click on the link to see the incentives for selling coupon books this year. Coupon Book Sale Incentive


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  • Updated Calendar Information

    Please click on the link to access our school calendar. This will include grading periods, PTSA, athletic, musical events, and other important dates. 


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  • New Online Payments for School Fees


    Please click on the link to the left to pay your child's school fees online. Follow the instructions to register. Please note that this new software will be able to eventually enable parent notifications; where parents will be notified when new fees are requested/required by your school (i.e. Fundraisers, Fieldtrips, player fees, etc.). Parents do have to opt into this though. More information will be made available as we receive it. However, at this moment you are able to pay school fees. 

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  • Morning Drop Off Instructions

    Morning Drop Off Instructions

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  • Afternoon Pick-Up Instructions

    Afternoon Pick Up Instructions


























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  • Parent Portal/ASPEN Log In 

    In order to log in to Parent Portal/ASPEN to obtain your child's schedule or grades, you must have your username and password. Please click on the following link for help/clarification for log in information: Parent Portal/ASPEN Information


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  • Transportation Questions


    If you need to find your student's bus stop/locations, please click on this link. Bus Stop Locator Link. You will need to enter your address and student grade. Then click on the name of your school to find out the bus number, pick up, and drop off times. 

    The only exception is for students who live within the Parent Responsibility Zone (PRZ) of your zoned school. If the student lives within the PRZ, the parent is responsible for providing transportation. If you need more information about the PRZ or need to request a bus stop not listed, please click on the following link: Bus Stop Request Form and PRZ Information

    If you have a transportation concern, please click on the following link to access the form to file a complaint with Transportation.

    Please remember, that students are not allowed to ride a bus from the middle school to Powell High School, walk home, walk to a nearby business, or ride home in a waiting car at the high school. This results in bus overcrowding and liability issues for school and community members. 

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  • 7th Grade Immunization Requirements Or New Students to Knox County Schools


    Please click on the link below for new students to Knox County Schools or for children entering 7th grade. These immunizations must be completed and turned in to Powell Middle before a student is enrolled or attends the first day. 

    Children with medical exemptions must provide documentation from their medical provider. Religious exemptions require a signed statement by the parent/guardian that vaccination(s) conflict with their religious tenets or practices.

    If you have any questions, please contact Health Services at (865) 594-3735.

    7th Grade Immunization Requirements

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  • Summer Reading Assignments:


    In an effort to constantly improve our students' reading abilities, our 7th and 8th graders have been assigned Summer Reading Assignments. Please click on the links below to access the required information. Books will not be available for loan in the main office. Please visit your local library, Amazon, McKay's, etc.


    Click here for 7th Grade Summer Reading Assignment (Required)


    Click here for 8th Grade Summer Reading Assignment  (Required)


    Click here for 8th Grade Summer Choice Board (Required)


    Please note, 6th grade does not have an official Summer Reading Assignment. However, we strongly encourage parents to have students read books of their choices throughout the  summer. 

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  • 2019-2020 Supply Lists:


    Important Note:


    Powell Middle School does not allow students to carry any type of backpack from class to class. Students may carry their supplies to/from their lockers in the morning and afternoons and hang the backpack in the locker. However, we only allow a string/cinch bag to be used to carry supplies from class to class. Therefore, all students will need a string/cinch bag, if your child chooses to carry one during the day.


    An updated link to the 2019-2020 Supply lists is located in the margin to the left. Please understand that with new staff additions over the summer, some items will not be known until school is back in session. Teachers will be very accommodating and flexible to allow time for those newer items to be purchased. 


    Finally, in an effort to be more cost-friendly, we have tried to supply individual teacher names with appropriate lists whenever possible. However, please understand that when schedules are released in late July, some schedules might still change for a variety of reasons, which would effect the supply lists.  We truly appreciate your patience and understanding regarding schedules and supply lists. 

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