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Principal’s Message 10/8

Dear Collins Community,

We hope you had a wonderful weekend and your week has started well.  We are looking forward to seeing you with your child this Thursday and Friday for our fall goal setting conferences.  Conferences provide a wonderful opportunity for your student(s) to share their progress and goals they have set for themselves. Please remember that Thursday, October 10th is a half day with dismissal being at 11:40 AM for all students. Friday, October 12th and Monday October 14th there is no school for all students.

Dine to Donate at Frato’s – Thursday, October 10th
Please help support our PTA this month through Dine to Donate at Frato’s on Thursday, October 10th.  It’s a great opportunity to support the PTA while dining with family and friends.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Fratos Dine to Donate.pdf

PBIS Painting Along – Thursday, October 17th – 5:00-6:00 PM
Please join us for a fun night of painting and learning about PBIS. We will guide you through completing a painting of pumpkins that is appropriate for all ages. Each child will receive one canvas to create on and keep. All paints and brushes needed to create the painting will be provided. The finished piece will be yours to take home at the end of the evening. Please plan to take home a wet painting. A $1 donation per canvas is welcomed and 100% will go to support the PBIS Creed Store. Please complete the online sign up to reserve a spot. Seating is limited and you will be notified immediately if you have reserved a spot of if the event is full.

To Sign Up Online Please Visit:

Please contact Ms. Andrew at  with questions.

Collins Student Happiness Shirts
Collins staff loves to spread happiness by wearing orange every Monday.  We would like to invite the students to join us in sporting orange on Mondays as a symbol of our collective commitment to spreading positivity and happiness!  Any orange is fine to wear, however if you would like to order an orange “Choose Happy” shirt please use the link provided below.  All orders and payments will be done online.  The last day to order a shirt is Tuesday, October 22nd.

Important Dates
Oct. 9th – School Spirit Day – Camo Day
Oct. 10th – Half Day dismissal @ 11:40 – Student Goal Setting Conferences
Oct. 11th – No School – Student Goal Setting Conferences
Oct. 14th – No School – Columbus Day
Oct. 17th – PBIS Paint Along 5:00-6:00 PM
Oct. 21st – Picture Retake Day 1:00-2:30 PM


Nell Haack   and   Katie Kurtz

Principal                  Assistant Principal