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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.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • Announcements

    September 17th, 2020

    Click here for the September newsletter



    SEPTEMBER 20th         -         SEPTEMBER 26th  

    Please join the high school student council in showing everyone that our spirit is…


     Homecoming Apparel is AVAILABLE UNTIL the 18th of September!

    Pick up your order form in the office and turn it in by this Friday (September 18th)!

    Dress Up Days: 

    Monday:                Tuesday:                      Wednesday:       Thursday:               Friday: 

    Black Hole Day   Blast to the Past!       Alien Day            Class Color Day     Spartan Spirit Day

    Homecoming Events: 


    “Spartans Under the Stars”

    Who: High School 

    What: Outdoor Viewing of the Movie Zathura

    Where: Collins-Maxwell Football Field 

    When: Sunday, September 20th @ 7:00 PM! Show starts when the sun goes down!

    Cost: 5.00$ per student 



    Class Hallway Judging

    Who: High School Student Body 

    What: Decorating The High School Hallways

    Where: Collins-Maxwell High School/ Middle School 

    When: Tuesday, September 22nd @ 12:00 PM!


    “PowderPuff” Football Game 

    Who: Collins and Maxwell Communities 

    What: PowderPuff Football Game

    Where: Collins-Maxwell Football Field 

    When: Tuesday, September 22nd @ 6:30 PM! 



    Homecoming King and Queen Vote

    Who: High School Student Body 

    What: Elections for King and Queen 

    Where: Collins-Maxwell High School/ Middle School 

    When: Wednesday, September 23rd @ the beginning of 5th period!



    Homecoming Lunch

    Who: High School Student Body 

    What: Homecoming Lunch

    Where: Collins-Maxwell High School/ Middle School 

    When: Friday, September 25th @ First and Second High School Lunches! 


    Homecoming Trivia Competition 

    Who: High School Student Body 

    What: Trivia Competition 

    Where: Collins- Maxwell High School/ Middle School 

    When: Friday, September 25th @ the end of the day! 


    Presentation of Class Floats

    Who: Collins-Maxwell Student Body 

    What: Staged Floats 

    Where: Collins-Maxwell Football Field 

    When: Friday, September 25th @ the football game! 


    Coronation Ceremony

    Who: Collins and Maxwell Communities

    What: Coronation Ceremony 

    Where: Maxwell Football Field 

    When: Friday, September 25th @ halftime! 


    2019-2020 yearbooks are in! Please see Mrs. Coffelt to get yours or if you would like to purchase one.


    You can pick up Homecoming t-shirt order forms in the office! 


    PBIS is doing a Spartan Hashtag Contest. We want to get student ideas for a hashtag to use throughout the various social media accounts we have promoting the positive things we do as a school.  This hashtag will be used to connect these different pages together and allow information to be easily accessible. Please make sure your suggestions are kept school appropriate and focused on a positive message. 


    # Contest


    The Class of 2022 has teamed up with Sweet Oaks BakeShoppe to offer cookie grams for Homecoming week! You can get a half dozen cookies for $5! Order forms can be found in the office and can also be returned there with your money. Orders are due by Friday, September 18th and cookies will be delivered on Thursday, September 24th. 


    Drivers Ed class is available through Street Smarts. All class portions will be online and driving is still being held in person.


    IMPACT started Wednesday 9/9 after school in the art room. Registration forms will be available in the office for pick. Masks are required. 


    Collins-Maxwell Guidelines for Fall Events

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