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Collins-Maxwell Community School District
Board of Education
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
6:00 p.m. – Special Meeting & Work Session
Library, Collins-Maxwell MS/HS, Maxwell, IA

6:00 Special Meeting
1. Call to order, roll call, acknowledge quorum.
2. Approve Agenda
3. Approve Auditor RFP
4. Personnel – New Hires/Contracts
5. Adjourn

6:05 Work Session
1. Call to order, roll call, acknowledge quorum
2. Approve Agenda
3. Work Session – Financial Forecast Presentation – Gary Sinclair
4. Adjourn

Preschool Information

Program Specifications:

Calendar Dates:

  • August – May (aligns with school calendar)
  • Program will be cancelled for the day if school is cancelled.
  • If there is an early dismissal due to dangrous weather conditions, PM preschool will be cancelled for the day.
  • On days when there is a late start due to weather conditions, there will be no AM preschool.
  • Missed preschool days due to weather will be made up as scheduled by the preschool teacher.  The make-up session will occur on a Wednesday or added to the end of the school year.

Time:

  • Monday – Thursday,
    • AM Session: 8:30 – 11:30 
    • PM Session: 12:20 - 3:20
  • Students may arrive no earlier than 8:20 AM & 12:10. 

Monthly Cost:

  • Free tuition for students taking part in the 4-year old preschool program.  (Must turn 4 on or before September 15 of current school year)
  • Students turning 4 on or before January 1 of the following year but after September 15 are eligble for our 3-year old tuition based preschool program
    • ​Cost is $200.00 per month for 3-year-old students for the duration of the school year.

Registration/Supplies Fee:

  • $50.00 total ($20.00 registration/$30.00 supply fee) payable by August 1 at the superintendent's office in Maxwell.
  • The teacher will make daily snack arrangements.

Transportation:

  • Parents are to provide transportation to and from the program.

Other Information:

  • Students must be four years old by September 15 and potty trained unless
    an exception is made through an IEP.
  • Enrollment will be limited to 20 students per section. There is a morning and an afternoon section.
  • The preschool is located at Collins-Maxwell Elementary.

Please contact Principal Chad Grandon with any questions. (641)385-2446

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Daily Announcements

    March 25, 2019

    Day 133

     

    ***NEW ADDITIONS TO THE ANNOUCEMENTS***

     

    MOVED TO TOMORROW, MARCH 26:  Varsity Girls Track meet March 25 @ BCLUW 4:15

     

    PROM INFO 

    • April 13th, 2019
    • $5/per person. Paid in Ms. Robinson's room. 
    • Guest forms available from Ms. Robinson (if you picked up an earlier version of the form, make sure you get the new one!) 
    • Tuxedo coupons still available 
    • Check your email as questions for the Grand March were emailed out. If you want a paper copy that can also be picked up in Ms. Robinson's room
    • Make sure you sign up for pictures and tables! 
    • Everything is due on Wednesday April 10th at 3p.m. 
    • You MUST be academically eligible to attend Prom. 
    • We are still looking for tin, soft white Christmas lights, mason jars, soft white sheer fabric 
    • Saturday morning March 30th 9:30a.m. centerpiece decorating for those interested. 

     

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    Today’s Activities/Info

     

    MOVED TO TOMORROW, MARCH 26:  Varsity Girls Track meet March 25 @ BCLUW 4:15

     

    Meetings/Important Events Taking Place:

     

    *******All students wanting to attend prom, you will need to be passing all classes and have all detentions made up by Wednesday, April 10. *****8

     

    FFA Banquet Tuesday, April 9th starting at 6:00pm.

     

    Jostens is scheduled to come to Collins-Maxwell High School on Thursday, March 28th. He will meet with the Jr Officers at 8:30 am to design next year’s graduation announcements and then deliver the senior items from 9 – 9:30 am

     

    Central College Rep will be here Tuesday, March 26th WIN TIME 11:00
     

     

    Have any sports equipment, cleats, etc. that your children have outgrown?  There is a box in the middle/high school office for donations. 

     

     

    Varsity Boys Track meet March 26 @ Nevada 4:30

     

    Varsity Boys Soccer March 30 @ Newton 9:00

     

    Varsity Girls and Boys Track April 2 @ Grundy Center 4:30

     

    Varsity Boys soccer April 2 @ Ballard 6:00

     

    Varsity Boys soccer April 4 @ Grandview Christian 4:30

     

    Varsity Girls soccer April 4 @ Maxwell vs. Gilbert 5:30

     

    Varsity Girls Track April 5 @ Ballard 4:30

     

    Varsity Boys Track April 5 @ Baxter 4:30

     

    Varsity Boys soccer April 5 @ North Polk 5:30

     

    Counselor Corner:

     

    Attention Seniors:

    Upcoming scholarships dues:

    Schakelford Scholarship Deadline: Friday, April 12th @ 3:00p.m

    Mothers Club Scholarship Deadline: April 18, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship. This is a scholarship in honor of former Iowa State University basketball player Brian Pearson, who died of brain cancer in the fall of 1997. We have been awarding this scholarship since 1998. This scholarship is awarded to one male and one female each year. Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors for the 2018-2019 school year who have previously participated in any Iowa Games events (Summer Iowa Games, Winter Iowa Games, Iowa Games Net Fest).

    Applications are due by April 8, 2019. For more information about the scholarship and to view the application, please click here: Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship

    All scholarships are updated on counselor website

     

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