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Collins-Maxwell Community School District
Board of Education
Thursday, April 18, 2019
6:00 – Regular Board Meeting
Library, Collins-Maxwell Middle School/High School, Maxwell, IA

1. Call to order, roll call, acknowledge quorum.
2. Approve Agenda
3. Welcome Visitors and Public Comment*
4. Information/Discussion
4.1 P3 Campus
4.2 District Insurance/Broker
5. Action Agenda
5.1 2 nd reading & Approval Board Policies 102, 104, 302.1, 303.2
5.2 Approval of 2019 Graduating Seniors
5.3 Approval Social Studies Curriculum Purchase
5.4 Approval Charging at Junior High Events Starting Fall 2019
5.5 Contract for Architectural Services
5.6 Termination of Teacher’s Contract
5.7 Approval of Sharing Agreement for Activities with Colo-NESCO(Golf, Soccer, & Wrestling)
5.8 Capital Projects Approval
6. Consent Agenda
6.1 Minutes
6.2 Bills for Payment
6.3 Financials
6.4 Personnel
6.5 Disposal of District Property
6.6 AEA Purchasing Agreement
7. Board Comments
8. Adjourn

*Visitors 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.

Welcome to Collins-Maxwell Community School District!

The mission of the Collins-Maxwell School District is to prepare responsible individuals for the future through academic and social experiences.

The Collins-Maxwell Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas: • Agricultural, Food, and Natural Resources • Applied Science, Technology, Engineering, and Manufacturing  • Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management • Health Science • Human Services 

It is the policy of the Collins-Maxwell Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its education programs and its employment practices.  There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Corey Lunn, MS/HS Principal, 400 Metcalf St, Maxwell, IA 50161, 515-387-1115, clunn@collins-maxwell.k12.ia.us.


2019-2020 Preschool Enrollment now open!

If you have a child that will be taking part in our preschool program, please complete the online Preschool Enrollment Form.

This can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/y3gv54cq


CM Board Meeting - Key Takeaways January 2019 doc



Spartan Fans, get your UnderArmour gear here! This takes you to a special site set up for us to get non-embroidered UnderArmour clothing at up to 40% off. Also, 10% of the proceeds go right back to our Athletic Boosters!  **note: prices on the site are retail. The discounts will be applied at checkout  Click here for instructions


Check out our new Welcoming Flyer celebrating our Past Success and Future Opportunity






Are you confused when you see your student’s Iowa Assessments Profile Narrative?  Do you know if your student is proficient or not in reading, math and science?

We have created a narrated slideshow to help answer some of your questions about this state test.  We hope this will answer some of your questions and explain the scores generated from these assessments.  If you have any other questions please feel free to talk with your student’s teacher.

CM Iowa Assessment Video


Thank you to our yearbook sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

JKT Construction, Landus Cooperative – Collins,   Allen L. Kockler Co.

Gold Sponsors

Maxwell State Bank, Logsdon’s Grocery, Exchange State Bank, Community Bank, Midwest Insurance Consultants


Silver Sponsors

Center Grove Orchard, Ames Orthodontics – Dr. Kim J. Wass, Fidelity Bank, Olberding Law Office, City of Collins


McFarland Eye Center, Burke Corporation, Moorman Construction Inc., Rasmusson-Bacon Funeral Home, Pedersen Insurance & Financial Services, Nevada Ace Hardware, Collins-Fire & Rescue



U.S. Bank, Our Family Vet Clinic, Parker Law Firm, Twin Anchors RV Sales & Service, Main Street Floral & Gifts, Clock Works, Nevada Chamber of Commerce, Ness Farm Supply, Weir’s Insurance, Niland’s Café & Colo Motel, Central Veterinary Services, Fareway Stores Inc.




  • Daily Announcements

    April 18, 2019

    Day 151




    Golf meet at Eldora TODAY @ 4:15. 


    Dismiss high school boys track athletes at 2:30 today for a 2:40 leave time.


    Sunglasses are in!  If you ordered from the Junior class fund raiser, they will be in Ms. Robinson’s classroom.  You can pick them up during WIN time today.




    Today’s Activities/Info


    Due TODAY:

    Motherhood Scholarship Due Thursday, April 18,  at 3:00. Turn into Ms. Martin 


    Varsity Girls Track April 18 @ Baxter 4:30


    Varsity Boys Track April 18 @ BCLUW 4:30


    Varsity Girls & Boys Soccer April 18 vs. PCM @ Maxwell 5:00/7:00



    JH Girls & Boys Track April 19 @ PCM 4:30

    Varsity Girls Soccer April 19 vs. Nevada @ Maxwell 5:30



    Varsity Boys track Invitational April 22 @ Gilbert 4:30

    Varsity Girls soccer April 22@ Atlantic 7:00

    Golf meet April 22 @ Don Bosco 4:15


    Meetings/Important Events Taking Place:


    6th & 7th Graders:  There are registration forms in the office for Softball and Baseball skills camps.  These are due April 19th.


    If you wish to have any of the newspaper articles that were on the bulletin board in the sophomore hallway, please see Mrs. Staudt before Friday.


    6th-8th GRADERS

    4H Experience Agronomy Day Saturday, April 27.  ISU Campus Agronomy Hall 8:00-1:00.  Registration forms are in the office – RSVP by April 13th, but walk-ins are still welcome.



    There is a sign up sheet in the office for Middle School Baseball. 

    8th graders:  you need to sign up even if you have already signed up for varsity baseball.


    Varsity Girls track Invitational April 23 @ South Hamilton 4:30


    Varsity Boys track April 25 @ PCM 4:30


    Varsity Boys Soccer April 25 @ Nevada 5:30


    Varsity Girls Soccer April 25 @ Des Moines North 6:15


    JH Girls & Boys Track April 26 @ AC/GC 4:30


    Varsity Girls Track April 26 @ Ballard 4:30


    Golf meet April 26 @ North Tama 4:15


    If you are looking for silver cord hours over the summer, check out The Harrison Barnes Summer Reading Buddy program.  If you have further questions, please talk to Mrs. Staudt or check out the following link.



    DMACC Ends May 2nd. 

    Students make sure you are communicating with you professor when your final exams are. 


    Counselor Corner:


    Attention Seniors:

    Upcoming scholarships dues:

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

    All scholarships are updated on counselor website


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