• Collins-Maxwell MS - HS: 515-387-1115 | Collins-Maxwell Elementary: 641-385-2446

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Thank you Prairie Meadows! 
Prairie Meadows has awarded the Partners in Education (PIE) for $2,500 to buy RIF books and $1,125 to the school nurse for CPR training equipment.


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 school district does not discriminate in its education programs or educational activities on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, marital status, socioeconomic status, or disability as required by Title VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act 1973.

PPEL Election - April 7th

Unofficial Results -

199 - Yes // 36 - No

84.6% Majority - The PPEL Passes 


Thank you to our 2014 yearbook sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors
Allen L. Kockler Co. - Nevada, IA, JKT Constuction - Maxwell, IA, Midwest Insurance Corp. - Maxwell & Collins, IA Exchange State Bank - Collins, IA Grassroots Action Inc. - Maxwell, Meusburger Construction - Maxwell, IA,  Put it On Video - Clive, IA Farmer's Cooperative Co. - Collins, IA Collin's Lions Club - Collins, IA

Gold Sponsors
Olberding Law Office - Nevada, IA  State Bank & Trust Co. - Nevada, IA Fidelity Bank - West Des Moines, IA Story Medical Clinic - Maxwell - Nevada, IA, Center Grove Orchard - Cambridge, IA, Muscular Rehab Clinic -Maxwell, IA, Collins Wellness Center - Collins, IA

Silver Sponsors
Logsdon's Grocery - Maxwell, IA, Toots's Cutting Parlor - Maxwell, IA Community Bank - Nevada, IA Twin Anchors Golf: LawnPro - Colo, IA  Bacon Funeral Home & Crematory - Nevada, IA

Central Veterinary Services PLC - Melbourne, IA Vetter Equipment - Nevada, IA  Bud's Auto Repair, Inc. - Huxley, IA  McDaniel Insurance - Nevada, IA  Ness Farm Supply - Maxwell, IA  Weirs Insurance - Colo, IA  Nevada Chamber of Commerce - Nevada, IA  Quick's Hardware & Rental - Huxley, IA  Baxter Real Estate Agency - Baxter, Ia  Tamara Ross State Farm Insurance - Nevada, IA  Central Iowa Building Systems, Inc - Nevada, IA  Jordening Law Office, P.C. - Nevada, IA  Barilla America, Inc - Ames, IA




    Daily Announcements

    April 17, 2015


    1. Great job to the MS girls track team.  They competed in a very tough field and finished 6th.  Great job girls!


    2. The MS boys track team also competed hard in a very tough field of teams. The coaches are very proud of your effort.


    3. Great Job to the HS girls track team last night in Newton.  The Sprint Med team of Maddy Poage, Toni Spencer, Mackenzie Schmitz, and Bridget Hurley ran a 1:54.46 to earn 2nd place!  The 4x100 team finished in 7th place with a 53.55.  Payge Jurgens threw 35' 11" to finish 6th.  Toni Spencer jumped 15' 1.75" and earned 8th place.  Keep up the good work!


    4. Students planning on taking a DMACC course next year please get your paperwork signed and turned in to Mrs. Allen.  


    5. Jr/Sr - If you haven't paid for your prom date you need to do so ASAP.  You all need to sign-up for picture times and grab a form to order prom pictures.  You will need to have this form and your money when you come to prom.  Also, you can sign-up for tables to sit at during dinner now in Mrs. Coffelt's room.


    6. There are Dance Team tryout information packets in the office for any 8th-11th grade student that would like to try out for next year’s team. It has all the information about


    practices and the tryout date. These application forms must be turned in by April 24th to the office.


    7. A message from the nurse: If you have ANY ice or heat packs in your lockers, please return them ASAP. We are missing quite a few and they won’t be available for future use if we can’t get them back.


    8. Colin Thomson would like some help with Town Clean Up Day tomorrow as part of an NHS service project.  There are two shifts available, 7-9 am and 9-11 am. There is a sign up here in the office or you can catch Colin himself.

    • Good morning, and welcome to the improved district website.  We hope you will find items easier - as well as more information!  Please send comments to our superintendent, Jason Ellingson, at jellingson@collins-maxwell.k12.ia.us  
    • We hope to add important information specifically for the elementary here soon!

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