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Collins-Maxwell Community School District

Board of Education

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

10:00 – Superintendent’s Office, Collins-Maxwell Middle School/High

School, Maxwell, IA

1. Call to order, roll call, acknowledge quorum

2. Approve Agenda

3. Action Agenda

3.1 Approve 17-18, 18-19 Master Contract

3.2 Approve Scoreboard Installation.

4. Adjourn

rs who wish to address the Board should be recognized at this time.  Due to legal requirements of the public meeting laws, the Board will take action only on items posted on the agenda.  Complaints cannot be about personnel.

2017-2018 District Calendar check Calendar page on left hand side

Guidance Counselor HS

Welcome to the Collins-Maxwell Guidance Page. It is our intention to provide you with the necessary tools to help you plan for the future. The links below are provided for you and your family to explore in order to discover what the guidance office has to offer.

7-12 Guidance Counselor:
Jessica Allen
jallen@collins-maxwell.k12.ia.us
515-387-1115 ext 300


College Planning

College Planning Center
Iowa Colleges & Universities
College Entrance Exams
College Requirements

Scholarships
Financial Aid
Choosing a College

Career Planning

Career planning is a process that spans your lifetime. It is something that you should begin thinking about when you are young and that you will continue to think about even after you have a job. There are several steps to career planning.

  1. Explore your talents, abilities, interests, skills, values, and desired lifestyle.
    1. www.dmacc.kuder.com (This website is used within the C-M guidance program).
    2. Career Focus 2000 Interest Inventory
    3. O*NET Career Exploration Tools
    4. Use information from parents, teachers, and friends to get to know yourself. Take advantage of activities and assessments provided by the guidance counselor. 
  2. Explore various career directions and possible occupations.
    1. Occupational Information Network O*NET
    2. America's Career InfoNet
    3. US Bureau of Labor Statistics
  3. Discover where the jobs are in your interest area- what's hot and what's not?
    1. Job Outlook 2006
    2. America's Career InfoNet
    3. US Bureau of Labor Statistics
    4. Iowa Workforce Development
    5. Ames Economic Development Commission 
  4. Use your education to your advantage and get the most out of high school.
    1. Create a Four-Year High School Graduation Plan with your guidance counselor. 
  5. Explore postsecondary options that will help you make the most of your life.
  6. Set goals and prepare to successfully reach them.
    1. True Life Interactive
    2. Mission Statement Builder

Course Registration

Course Offering 2007-2008
Registration
Courses Count: Preparing Students for Postsecondary Success by ACT

How PSEO Courses Transfer:

From DMACC to ISU
From DMACC to UNI
From DMACC to Iowa

To find out how classes taken at Collins-Maxwell for college credit will transfer to other colleges, go to the college's website for transfer students and look for the transfer gu

Health & Wellness

Web Resources

Local Resources
Listed alphabetically; not a comprehensive list

  • ACCESS 1-800-203-3488
  • ACHIEVEMENTS, INC.
  • ALANON 515-233-6312
  • ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 515232-8642
  • BENTON, BARBARA. Ph.D. 515-232-2864
  • BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE CENTER 515-244-1416
  • BIRTHRIGHT PREGNANCY SUPPORT CENTER 515-292-8414
  • CANCER INFORMATION CENTER 1-800-237-1225
  • CATHOLIC CHARITIES COUNSELING 515-232-7421
  • CENTER FOR ADDICTION RECOVERY 515-232-3206
  • CENTRAL IOWA MENTAL HEALTH CENTER 515-232-5811
  • CENTRAL IOWA PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES 515-241-5746
  • CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE 1-800-343-7347 or 1-800-652-9516 for after hours
  • COUNSELING CENTER OF CENTRAL IOWA 515-241-2300
  • CRISIS LINE 515-233-2330
  • DALE, JAN. Ph.D. 515-233-5719
  • DOMESTIC ABUSE 1-800-942-0333
  • FAMILY COUNSELING CENTER 515-233-2250
  • HASTINGS, JILL. Ph.D. 515-233-0020
  • HAWK-I HEALTH INSURANCE 1-800-257-8563
  • HELP CENTRAL REFERRAL SERVICE 1-800-723-0614
  • IOWA AIDS HOTLINE 1-800-445-2437
  • IOWA HOMELESS YOUTH CENTER 515-265-1222
  • LUTHERAN SERVICES OF IOWA 515-232-7262
  • MARY GREELEY MEDICAL CENTER ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC UNIT 515-239-2251
  • MID-IOWA COMMUNITY ACTION 515-956-3333
  • MID-IOWA FAMILY THERAPY CLINIC, INC. 515-239-9974
  • PEOPLE PLACE 515-233-1677
  • PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF MID-IOWA 515-292-1000
  • RICHMOND CENTER 1-800-830-7009
  • STORY COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES 515-382-7290
  • STORY COUNTY DHS 515-292-2035
  • STORY COUNTY JUVENILE COURT 515-233-3346
  • SUICIDE CARELINE 1-800-784-2433
  • TEENLINE 1-800-443-8336
  • WOMEN SURVIVORS OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE 515-232-5811
  • YOUTH LAW HOTLINE 1-800-728-1172
  • YOUTH & SHELTER SERVICES 515-382-6874

Frequently Used Documents

NCAA Rules Change: Notice to students interested in participating in Division I or II sports- ACT and/or SAT scores must now be sent directly to the NCAA Clearinghouse from the testing company. The high school transcript with record of scores is no longer accepted. To have your test scores sent directly to NCAA, mark '9999' on ACT or SAT registration. To obtain a NCAA Student-Athlete Guide and a registration form to become eligible to participate in Division I or II sports, go to www.ncaaclearinghouse.net.

DMACC will be offering Motorcycle and Moped Safety Program classes soon. Classes are available in the spring, summer, and fall. To find out specific dates, contact the guidance office. To enroll or register for a course, call 515-964-6800.

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Daily Announcements

    May 23, 2017

    Day 180

     

    School is dismissed at 3 pm today!  Have a great summer!!!

     

    ***There is information in the office for HS and MS football camps this summer. Please pick up if interested.

     

     

     

    1. HS Boys Soccer Banquet at 6:30 pm at Baxter.

     

     

    2. Silver Cord opportunity. The Collins Day Committee is looking for 8-12 students willing to work 2 hour shifts at some inflatable games from 11 am- 5 pm on June 24th.  Please contact Mrs. Allen or the office and they will get you Doug Klemme’s contact information if interested.

     

     

     

     

    3. I Have A Plan Guideways are required to be completed before Mrs. Allen can sign you out. Plan accordingly, you have received an email if you are not 100% complete.

     

     

     

    4. Looking for a summer camp?  Check out the link below.

    http://askresource.org/resources/camp-list/

     

     

     

    5. CMB Uniform Fundraiser

    What: CMB uniform fundraiser
     

    When: Pick-up day is Saturday, May 27th 9:00am- 11:00am
     

    Where: Collins-Maxwell Bus Barn

    How does it work: You can pre-order the VARSITY uniforms from each sport by following the links below. On pick-up day, we will have them held for you to pick up and pay for the items you selected.

    There will also be JV, MS, older items and misc CMB items from each sport that will be available to purchase that morning.

    All money raised from the uniform fundraiser will be split amongst both Collins-Maxwell and Baxter to be put towards new uniforms for each school.

    Football: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0a4ca8a72ba75-football

    Volleyball: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0a4ca8a72ba75-volleyball

    Cross Country: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0a4ca8a72ba75-girls1

    Boys Basketball: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0a4ca8a72ba75-boys

    Girls Basketball: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0a4ca8a72ba75-girls

    Wrestling: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0a4ca8a72ba75-wrestling

     

    Track will be coming soon.
    Baseball and Softball will be offered for purchase at the conclusion of the season.

     
  • 1:30 Dismissals on Tuesday (August 23) and Wednesday (August 24).

    Zootopia Under the Stars on Friday, September 9! 

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