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Newton Collins Elementary

Bond Information


We’ve started the planning process for Newton Collins Elementary School.

The community was invited to join the meetings listed below to share their ideas for the creation of the District’s newest elementary school design.  Notes from these meetings can be found at the bottom of this page.

Community Stakeholders Meeting – Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 5:00pm-7:00pm
Location: DVHS Learning Commons
Community Stakeholders Meeting – Friday, May 15, 2015 7:45am-8:45am
Location: Hillcrest Elementary School
Community Stakeholders Meeting – Monday, May 18, 2015 6:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Gilbert Elementary School


Executive Design Committee Members

Dr. Priscilla Canales – Assistant Superintendent – Committee Chair
Darla Wegner – DVISD Board Member
Richard Rendon – DVISD Board Member
Jonathan Harris – Executive Director
Melissa Caldwell – Construction & Planning Project Manager
Bill Myers – Director of Construction & Planning
Todd Gratehouse – Chief Technology Officer
Adam Montez – IP Security Specialist
Lindsey Waters – Teacher
Laurie Jurado – Principal
Elva Conrardy – IA
Suzi Gonzales – Principal
Joel Deborah – Teacher
Peggy Pruett – Instructional Coach
Kathy Edgar – Future Community Member
Barbara Martinez – Parent – DVE
Josie Arellano – Parent – Hillcrest
Deena Salas – Parent – Baty
Amy Jones – Principal
Jarrod Sterzinger – Project Manager
Casey Nicholson – Project Architect


Bond Project Community Input Meeting Flier
Elementary School #9 Stakeholder Meetings Flier
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes (5-13-15)
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes (5-26-15)
Admin Committee Meeting Minutes (6-16-15)
Roundtable Meeting Minutes (6-23-15)
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes (6-23-15)
Roundtable Meeting Minutes (6-25-15)
Preliminary Design for Newton Collins Elementary School