Kangaroo Connection

Weekly updates for our Collins families.

April 18, 2022

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Important Dates

April 21: Pre-K/Kinder On-Campus Registration 9AM-5:30PM

April 23: DVISD Fine Arts Event

April 28: Math's a Big Deal Family Night 6-7PM

Welcome Newton Collins PTA!

We are so proud to announce that Newton Collins has established our first Parent Teacher Association! Thank you to all the families who attended our first meeting to support this organization. A special thanks to the parent committee that has worked all year to bring this vision to reality. This is a wonderful opportunity to support our students and bring families together in support of our school.

Our 22-23 PTA Officers:

    • President: Holly Hazlett
    • VP of Membership: India Gallagher
    • VP of Programs: Jessica Acebo
    • Treasurer: Tessa Hathaway
    • Secretary: Linda Liang
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Pre-K and Kinder Registration for 22-23 School Year Event

On April 21st, we will be hosting an in-person registration event for 22-23 Pre-K and Kinder students. Families can register their student on site from 9AM-5:30PM at Collins on this day.

On campus registration will be available this day, AND parents can always register their student online at www.dvisd.net/welcome.

Prepare your child for a successful future with Del Valle ISD Pre-K and Kindergarten! New student registration for the 2022-23 School Year is now open. Visit http://dvisd.net/welcome for details.

The following information is needed to complete NEW Student Enrollment.

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Kinder & 5th Grade Graduation

An official invite, information and logistics about our Kindergarten and 5th grade end of year graduations will be shared with parents the week of April 25th.

The dates for our graduations are:

5/23: Kindergarten Burklund and Dawson

5/24: Kindergarten Chamorro, Noboa, Poppe

5/25: 5th Grade

Newton Collins Specials Class: Art Class Update

Announcing the 2022 Del Valle ISD Fine Arts event on Saturday, April 23rd from 9am to 2pm celebrating our district’s very talented students. Art will be on display from elementary, middle and high schools as well as theater and musical performances (choir and band). All are invited to attend. Newton Collins Elementary will have up to 60 pieces of art on display and 4th and 5th grade students will be performing with the district elementary choir.
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Parent Volunteers

We are excited to begin having our wonderful parent volunteers on campus during the day again!

If you are interested in volunteering on campus, please contact our parent liaison, Araceli.Mcbeth@dvisd.net

We are currently organizing parent volunteers to help with laminating, copying, bulletin boards, textbook inventory, preparing learning materials and supporting teacher preparation.

We also are seeking a few long-term volunteers who can help in our library 1x week. This role will require a training on our library systems.

Please email Araceli to coordinate times, dates and training.

Teacher Appreciation Week

We are making plans to celebrate our wonderful teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week May 2nd-6th.

If you would like to make a donation or contribute to this celebration, please contact Araceli.McBeth@dvisd.net

If you have ideas or would like to help, please reach out!


Thank you to all our parents for adjusting to our new dismissal line up for car riders. We appreciate you lining up along Apogee Road as Finnial Road and Moonbeam Road (behind the school) remain closed.

Please make sure you have your student's car tag displayed in your dashboard at pickup. If you need an additional car tag, please visit our front office and present your ID to be issued a new one.

  • If you are going to change how your child goes home, please communicate this with the front office by 2:00PM
  • If you are going to pick your child up from school before dismissal, please pick them up no later than 2:30PM. To ensure the safety of our students and that everyone gets home, we will not pull students from classrooms after 2:30PM.
  • Parents are prohibited from pulling a student off the bus at dismissal.
  • Students will be released during the school day only to persons listed in Skyward.