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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

    January 24, 2020

     

    ***NEW ADDITIONS TO THE ANNOUCEMENTS***

    The Middle School’s Formal dance will be on Friday, February 21 from 6-8pm at the MS/HS in the small gym for students in grades 6-8. More information will be shared soon. 

     

    LAST DAY TO DROP DMACC JANUARY 27TH WITH NO PENALTY

     

    Baseball meeting for 8th to 12th grade students Monday during WIN time in the small gym

     

    Collins-Maxwell baseball registration is now open.  Any 3rd-6th grade boy interested in baseball needs to sign up online at: https://www.centraliowarecleague.org/northstory

    Fees can be done online or sent into the Elementary office or the CM rec board.

    All other grade registration for softball & baseball will need to turn in a registration form to the Elementary office.  Extra forms can be picked up in either building’s office.

     

    CM Rec soccer is due online by Jan 31.  Their web site is

    http://www.cmbsoccer.org/soccer-registration-form

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    Today’s Activities/Info:

    4:00/5:00  JV Girls/Boys BB @ North Tama High School Cancelled due to weather

    4:30 JH Boys Wrestling Meet @ West Marshall High School Cancelled due to weather

    6:30/7:45 Varsity Girls/Boys BB @ North Tama High School Cancelled due to weather

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    Meetings/Important Events Taking Place

    The Belin-Blank Center is excited to announce that applications for  summer programming are now open! Summer programs take students on a deep dive into a topic of their choice with other bright kids like them and offer a wide range of rigorous classes to choose from, and most importantly, they are lots of fun! Programs include commuter and residential options for students in grades 2-11 in areas such as science, technology, math, art, writing, and leadership. They take place on the University of Iowa campus, giving students access to valuable university-level resources and experts. Participation in a school’s gifted program is not required. Payment plans and financial aid are available. Programs include:


    *   Junior Scholars Academy (grades 2-8) 
    *   Blank Summer Institute (grades 6-8; student must be nominated by a teacher) 
    *   Perry Research Scholars Institute (grades 9-10) 
    *   Secondary Student Training Program (grades 10-11) 
    *   Summer Art Residency (grades 9-12) 
    *   Summer Writing Residency (grades 9-12)

     

    Seniors, please stop in at the main office and proofread your name for graduation, this week. Also, if you have not already done so, please get your graduation orders from Jostens completed:  Please send these directly to Jostens at the contact information listed on the order form.  Do not return these to the school.

     

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    Upcoming Athletic Events

    Saturday

    9:00  Varsity Boys Wrestling Tournament vs Multiple Schools @ East Marshall High School

    Sunday

    6:00-8:00 Adult Rec Volleyball @ C-M High School

    Monday

    4:30 JH Girls BB vs Colfax-Mingo @ C-M Middle/High School

    4:30 JH Boys BB @ Colfax-Mingo High School

    Tueday

    5:00 JV Boys BB vs Meskwaki @ C-M High School

    6:30/7:45 Girls/Boys BB vs Meskwaki @ C-M High School

     

    To see all upcoming athletic events and any changes go to:

    https://iowastarconference.org/public/genie/73/school/2497/

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    Counselor Corner:

    The Food Pantry needs your help. We are looking for volunteers to help set up and pass out food on these days. HS students, this would be a great time to receive Silver Cord hours. Teams and clubs are welcome to help as well. 

    Food Pantry Hours: 3:30-6:00 (2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month) Enter Door #5

    Set up starts at 3:00 and usually takes about 20 minutes.  

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