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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.

Food Service Information

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement


In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.


Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.


To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:



U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

 Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

 Email: program.intake@usda.gov.


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


Iowa Non-Discrimination Statement: 

“It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9.  If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office building, 400 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov/.”


  • 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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