Half Day Activities & Bagel Lunch: No School? No problem! Extend your child's half day on March 4, 5, and/or 6 from 12:00-1:30pm. Click below for more information.
If your child does not want to participate in the half day activities, you can still purchase a bagel lunch for him or her to take home. You can even buy a bagel lunch for everyone in the family! Click below for more information.

Questions? Contact Emily Liang-Chan at ELiang83@yahoo.com





Mr. Peace Merch: Motivational speaker, MR. PEACE will be visiting Collins School again this year in March! Visit the Mr. Peace Online Store at https://mrpeace-100971.square.site to shop peace-wear or accessories ahead of the March 1st assembly. PLEASE DO NOT ORDER THROUGH THE ONLINE STORE IN ORDER TO AVOID PAYING FOR SHIPPING. Email your order to Mr. Peace directly at kevin@mrpeace.org with “Collins” and your child’s name in the subject line. Send order payment via Venmo to @MrPeace. Order Deadline is Feb 25th. Orders will be delivered to your child at school one day prior to the assembly.


For questions, reach out to Miranda Iskander at miranda_iskander@yahoo.co


Penny Wars!!This is war…PENNY WARS! From Monday, March 4th through Friday, March 8th our teams will be competing against each other for a chance to win an extra recess. Starting on March 4th, children can bring in loose change to fill up their teams’ corresponding jug in the front hallway. The team with the most POINTS wins. For more details click on the flyer below!



C-Notes: A C-Note is a purchased note that goes in the back of the yearbook.  You can write a note to a teacher, a 5th grader, your buddy…Send your love! Click below to send a C-note.


*You must be a PTO member to order C-Notes.*

Deadline to order your C-note is 3/18/2024


Questions? Contact Suan at suan516@yahoo.com






Yearbook Photos: To submit pictures for the yearbook – please see the guidelines below. 


Guidelines for picture taking:

  • Collins Students ONLY
  • Teacher(s) can be included in class photos
  • Taken at Collins
  • Good Quality

See below link and for directions to submit your pictures to the yearbook.


  1. Click on the link above (this is the shortcut to the website – no password is needed)
  2. Browse to select the photo(s) you wish to upload.
  3. Enter information about the photo and provide contact information in case the staff needs additional information.
  4. Click "Upload Chosen Images".

Contact Suan Alexander with any questions or problems: suan516@yahoo.com




Teacher Lounge Refreshments: We are collecting donations for various treats and drinks for the teachers' lounge. We will stock the lounge at the beginning of every month.  Thank you to all Collins Families for your generous donations.  Donations can be dropped off at a private home (message us for details please) or at the school. Monetary donations can be sent via Venmo (see link for details).


Contact Emily Liang-Chan for questions.





VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Are you looking for ways to get involved with the PTO and volunteer at Collins? Check out the options and sign up for as many activities as you'd like!


Beginning a new year at a new school can be overwhelming and confusing! We have two kindergarten liaisons to help guide you and answer any questions you have. Reach out to them anytime!
Jennifer Abitino at jlawrence128@gmail.com
 Maggie Borukhovich at mrsboruk@gmail.com


PTO MEMBERSHIP & BUZZ BOOK ACCESSPlease join the PTO to help support our children and our community. The PTO funds school programs, field trips, teacher/staff appreciation luncheons and gifts, school wish list items and family activities. With your membership, you will also receive access to the Buzz Book. You must have a paid PTO membership in order to access forms to sign up for fundraisers and school events.


Click here to learn more about who the PTO is and what we do!








REMIND APP: We all have so much to keep track of these days! Sign up for the Remind App and let the PTO help you out. Once you enroll, we will text you important reminders about upcoming events and deadlines. Note: all messages sent from the Remind App are sent directly from the PTO about PTO events. We will not send LPS related messages.


Your child's grade has been automatically rolled over to the new school year. No need to re-enroll.


If you have any questions, contact Marisa Friedman at Marisa312@aol.com





Any questions, please contact Marisa Friedman at Marisa312@aol.com.



For any questions or concerns with lunch, please reach out to: 
Email: acummins@livingston.org

Cafeteria Phone Number: 973-535-8000 Ext. 8051

Personalized Labels: Purchase your child's personalized labels through Label Daddy and help support Collins with each order! Questions? Contact Mindy Fox at mindy.p.fox@gmail.com

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