Collins Cadence

2021-2022 - Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - Special Edition

Collins Cobras

Shelli LeBlanc, Principal

Amanda Cucinotta, Assistant Principal

Ariel Aymond, Counselor 6th Grade

Krystal McCure, Counselor 5th Grade

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From the Principal:

Happy New Year!


We are very excited to welcome back our Collins Cobras tomorrow, Wednesday, January 5th.

It will be a busy spring semester with many activities and lots of learning.


To make sure we stay healthy and on track we ask that you keep in mind all the things that kept us safe as we started this school year. Use the three questions on the image "Can my child go to school today?", utilize the the Roadmap to Remaining Open website, and we strongly encourage our students and staff to wear masks as we start the second semester and monitor the positivity rate in Montgomery County.


Stay safe and healthy,

Shelli LeBlanc

Times To Remember...

Bell Schedule:
  • 8:50 AM—4:00 PM
  • Students may enter the building by 7:45 AM (Please enter 5th grade side door)
  • Students are considered tardy if not in classroom seat by the 8:50 tardy bell
Lunch Times (Visitor Procedure Will be Shared in August)
  • 5th Lunch A: 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
  • 5th Lunch B: 11:45 AM- 12:15 PM
  • 6th Lunch C: 12:25 PM. - 12:55 PM
  • 6th Lunch D: 12:55 PM - 1:25 PM

Link to sign up as lunch visitor: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f49a5a929a7f9c34-collins1

Front Office Times:

  • 8:00 AM—4:30 PM
End of Day:
  • 3:15 PM Calls to change transportation will end
  • 3:30 PM Early check out of students will end
  • 3:30 PM Cones for car rider dismissal will be set - cars for early pick up will not fit in front parking area
  • 3:35 PM First Flight (10 cars) will move forward to cones
  • 4:00 PM Flights 1 - 4 will be dismissed to wait at Car Cones
  • Dismissed after car dismissal begins; 1. Bikers 2. More Car Flights 3. Neighborhood walkers (parents should not be parked in neighborhoods to pick up children - please use YMCA parking lot) 4. YMCA walkers (crossing guard provided for students)

Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, January 5th

  • First Day of the Second Semester

Friday, January 7th

  • Last day for community input for 2022-2023 CISD School Calendar

Monday, January 10th

  • PTO Meeting 1:15 PM Via Zoom

Thursday, January 13th

  • 6th Advanced Math Parent Info Meeting for Incoming 7th Grade 6:30 PM Collins Gym

Monday, January 17th

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day - School Holiday

Wednesday, January 19th

  • Collins Spirit Night Chick-fil-A - College Park Location

January 20th - 22nd

  • College Park High School Musical - Legally Blonde

January 24th - 28th

  • Kindness Week

Thursday, January 27th

  • Club and Group Picture Day
Wednesday, February 16th
  • Spring Individual Picture Day

Friday, February 18th - Monday, February 21st

  • Student Holiday (President's Day 2/21/22)

Thursday, March 10th

  • End of Third Grading Period

Friday, March 11th - Friday, March 18th

  • Spring Break

Friday, April 15th - Monday, April 18th

  • School Holiday

Tuesday, May 10th

  • 6th STAAR Math
  • 5th STAAR Math Retest

Wednesday, May 11th

  • 6th STAAR Reading
  • 5th STAAR Reading Retest

Thursday, May 12th

  • 5th STAAR Science
  • 6th STAAR Test Make-Up

Friday, May 13th

  • 5th and 6th STAAR Test Make-Up

Thursday, May 26th

  • Last Day of School - Student Early Dismissal
  • End of Fourth Grading Period

Welcome Back from Dr. Null

Welcome Back from Dr. Null
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School Board Appreciation Month

Thank You Conroe I.S.D. Board of Trustees for serving our community!

Mr. Skeeter Hubert

Mr. Scott Moore

Mrs. Theresa Wagaman

Mr. Ray Sanders

Mrs. Stacey Chase

Mr. Datren Williams

Mr. Dale Inman

Second 2022-2023 CALENDAR SURVEY

Conroe ISD is seeking public input on the 2022-2023 school calendar. The CISD District-Level Planning and Decision-Making Committee (DLPDMC) is responsible for developing the 2022-2023 school calendar and has developed three drafts for the community to review. Feedback may be submitted from Friday, November 19, 2021, through 8:00 a.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022 via the survey below. The DLPDMC will then review all feedback and make a recommendation to the Board of Trustees at their Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

Information about developing the calendar drafts can be found in the presentation made to the Board of Trustees at their November Meeting posted on the Board of Trustees Information webpage.

2022-2023 Calendar Survey

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Collins 2020-2021 Academic Performance Report

Collins 2020-2021 Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) has been posted on our school's profile page.


From the school’s website:


  • Go to "Our School/Campus"
  • Click “View School Profile"
  • Select “Accountability Reports”
  • Click “2020-2021”
  • Select "Texas Academic Performance Report "

https://www.conroeisd.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Collins-INT-TAPR-2020.pdf

Cobra Council Teacher of the Month

Would you like to recognize a teacher who goes the extra mile and is making a difference? Parents and students can submit this form acknowledging their favorite teacher! Teacher of the Month was set up by the Student Voice committee from Cobra Council. Our first round of winners will be acknowledged in January on KCOL, and each month you will have a chance to cast another vote for the next Teacher of the Month. Thank you for participating!


Nominations Links for January:

5th Grade Teacher & Fine Arts/PE

6th Grade Teacher & Fine Arts/PE

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Nurse Kendall Update:

Parents of Female 5th Grade Students please see following image for an important update on spinal screening.
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Technology Update

If you would like some guidance on how to use the best parental control options on your family’s devices, here’s an article that may help you!


PE Update

Thank you so much for the Turkey Trot snack donations! Your support at home is appreciated more than words can express!


Art Update

We hope everyone has a restful and relaxing holiday season! Students in Mr. Hunt’s class are working on their realistic drawing skills and are learning about artist Chuck Close as they finish up their grid method piece. Students in Mrs. Ferguson's 6th grade classes are learning the proportions of the face and how to shade in the face with a pencil realistically. In Mrs. Ferguson's 5th grade class they are learning all about the world of textile arts and working on their own original yarn weaving.


Library Update

Don’t forget that your student has access to our online database throughout the holidays. Sora is on the SSO and full of great titles.


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PTO Membership and School Spirit Shirts

Go to www.collinsmembershiptoolkit.com and join the PTO today! By joining the PTO you will gain access to our secure online directory as well as be “in the know with PTO.” Have you purchased your spirit wear yet? Order today so your child can show their Cobra Pride!



In addition to our 2021-2022 spiritwear shirts (shown above), we now have “vintage” spirit wear available to purchase on the webstore! You don’t want to miss out on some great deals!

Yearbooks on Sale NOW!

Yearbooks are on sale now. In addition to icons and personalization, you can also purchase an ad for your student. It’s a great way to celebrate their accomplishments and extracurricular activities

Calling all PTO Volunteers!

Calling all Volunteers! Fill out the google form using the link below to let the PTO know your availability and areas of interest.

https://forms.gle/CFF9eMKmXLC2AmDK8

College Park High School 2022 School Musical

Don't miss College Park High School musical Legally Blonde. It is a fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie. Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances - this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal!


Tickets are available through this link for $10 or at the door for $15 cash only.

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Incoming 7th Grade Knox Knights Important Dates

Thursday, January 13, 2022

6th Advanced Math Info for 7th Adv Math 6:30 p.m.

Friday, January 21, 2022

8th Math CBE Permission Slips Due to Math Teacher

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Knox staff visit with Collins students 1:35 -3:55 PM through PE

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Knox incoming 7th grade Parent Night @ 6:00 p.m. in the Gym

February TBA

Knox Elective Night 6:00 p.m.

Friday, February 18, 2022

Collection of Student Registration sheets by Homeroom Teacher

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Knox staff meets with Collins to confirm computer entered course selections

Monday, March 21, 2022

Course verification available via PAC/SAC

TBA Knox Cheer Parent Meeting (Mandatory)

TBA Knox Cheer Tryout Clinic

TBA Knox Cheer Tryouts

TBA Knox Gingham Girl Parent Meeting

TBA Knox Gingham Girl Tryout Clinic

TBA Knox Gingham Girl Tryouts

TBA Knox Color Guard Parent Meeting

TBA Knox Gingham Girl Parent Meeting (for those that made the team)

TBA Knox Color Guard Tryout Clinic

TBA Knox Color Guard Tryouts

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Deadline for all Knox course requests changes

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Prior Newsletters 2021-2022

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If you have a Facebook or Twitter account you can follow Collins and see some of the great things our students and teachers are doing. You can also find quick and helpful reminders.

The Conroe Independent School District (District) as an equal opportunity educational provider and employer does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in educational programs or activities that it operates or in employment matters. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as Board policy not to discriminate in such a manner. For information about Title IX rights or Section 504/ADA rights, contact the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA coordinator at 3205 W. Davis, Conroe, TX 77304; (936) 709-7752.