WELCOME!!!

Hello everyone,

Welcome to Mr. McDowell's classroom blog. I am very excited to have a classroom webpage and I hope that you will find it useful. The purpose of this blog is to provide a convenient (and reliable) communication link between students, parents, the school and Mr. McDowell. I invite you to check this blog on a daily basis as I will be posting valuable information about the classroom and the school - including daily homework assignments, important dates, classroom/school news, etc.

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More importantly, if you ever have any questions or concerns about your son/ daughter, please do not hesitate to contact me via phone, email, or this blog:

M.C. Knoll School - 786-5540
Email - benson.mcdowell@gssd.ca



Friday, December 14, 2018

Classroom News - Dec. 14

Ask your son/daughter about today's Math test - ratios...

Students will need to bring their toboggans for next week to be used during our Phys. Ed. classes.  

Have a wonderful weekend!

5 school days until Christmas Holidays!

Homework:

Career G. - "Where Does the Time Go?" Activity (Monday, Dec. 17)
Health - Decision-Making Video (Tuesday, Dec. 18)
Art - Pointillism Sketch (Wednesday, Dec. 19)

Science - Electricity Test/Assignment (Thursday, Dec. 20)
Science - Career in Electricity Presentation (Friday, Dec. 21)


Reminders:
- Some exciting holiday "spirit days" are coming next week, including:
* Monday, Dec. 17 - Xmas Carol Bells
* Tuesday, Dec. 18 - Xmas Color Day
* Wednesday, Dec. 19 - Xmas Concert (1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.)
* Thursday, Dec. 20 - Pajama and Xmas Movie (10:00 a.m.)
* Friday, Dec. 21 - Xmas Hat Day

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- AC       

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Classroom News - Dec. 13

6 school days until Christmas Holidays!

Homework:

Math - Ratios TEST (Friday, Dec. 14)
Career G. - "Where Does the Time Go?" Activity (Monday, Dec. 17)
Health - Decision-Making Video (Tuesday, Dec. 18)
Art - Pointillism Sketch (Wednesday, Dec. 19)

Science - Electricity Test/Assignment (Thursday, Dec. 20)
Science - Career in Electricity Presentation (Friday, Dec. 21)

Reminders:
- Some exciting holiday "spirit days" are coming next week, including:

* Monday, Dec. 17 - Xmas Carol Bells
* Tuesday, Dec. 18 - Xmas Color Day
* Wednesday, Dec. 19 - Xmas Concert (1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.)
* Thursday, Dec. 20 - Pajama and Xmas Movie (10:00 a.m.)
* Friday, Dec. 21 - Xmas Hat Day

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- LA                 - AC                  - AP           

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Classroom News - Dec. 12

7 school days until Christmas Holidays!

Homework:
Science - Electrical Safety Presentation (OVERDUE)

Math - 5.5 and 6.2 Equivalent Ratios (Thursday, Dec. 13)

Math - Ratios TEST (Friday, Dec. 14)
Career G. - "Where Does the Time Go?" Activity (Monday, Dec. 17)
Health - Decision-Making Video (Tuesday, Dec. 18)
Art - Pointillism Sketch (Wednesday, Dec. 19)


Reminders:
- Some exciting holiday "spirit days" are coming next week, including:

* Monday, Dec. 17 - Xmas Carol Bells
* Tuesday, Dec. 18 - Xmas Color Day
* Wednesday, Dec. 19 - Xmas Concert (1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.)
* Thursday, Dec. 20 - Pajama and Xmas Movie (10:00 a.m.)
* Friday, Dec. 21 - Xmas Hat Day

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- LA                 - AC                  - AP                  

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Classroom News - Dec. 11

Ask your son/daughter about today's tobogganing adventure...

Homework:
Science - Electrical Safety Presentation (OVERDUE)

Math - 5.4 and 6.1 Ratios (Wednesday, Dec. 12)
Career G. - "Where Does the Time Go?" Activity (Monday, Dec. 17)
Health - Decision-Making Video (Tuesday, Dec. 18)
Art - Pointillism Sketch (Wednesday, Dec. 19)


Reminders:
- Students will need to bring their toboggans for the remainder of this week to be used during our Phys. Ed. classes.  YAHOO!

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- LA                 - AC                  - AP                    - TW

Monday, December 10, 2018

Classroom News - Dec. 10

Happy Monday!

Good luck to all of the band students at tonight's Christmas Band Concert...

Homework:

Science - Electrical Safety Presentation (Tuesday, Dec. 11)

Career G. - "Where Does the Time Go?" Activity (Monday, Dec. 17)
Health - Decision-Making Video (Tuesday, Dec. 18)
Art - Pointillism Sketch (Wednesday, Dec. 19)

Reminders:
- Students will need to bring their toboggans for the remainder of this week to be used during our Phys. Ed. classes.  YAHOO!

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- AC                  - AP

Friday, December 7, 2018

Classroom News - Dec. 7

Ask your son/daughter about today's math test on "integers"...

Today's bake sale was AWESOME!

Have a great weekend!

Homework:

Art - Pointillism Coloring Page (OVERDUE)
Science - Electrical Safety Presentation (Tuesday, Dec. 11)
Career G. - "Where Does the Time Go?" Activity (Monday, Dec. 17)


Reminders:
- The annual Christmas Band Concert is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 10.

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- AC                  - AP

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Classroom News - Dec. 6

Our Gr. 6 students are responsible for providing baking for the next bake sale tomorrow (Friday, Dec. 7).  Students are asked to provide "individually wrapped" items for this delicious event.

The "Tobogganing" permission form is now OVERDUE:
- AC                   

The following person needs to sign and return the N6.4 Multiply/Divide Decimals" test:
- AC                     

Homework:
Science - Conserving Electricity House and Survey (OVERDUE)

Math - Ch. 3 Integers Worksheet (Friday, Dec. 7)
Math - N6.6 Integers TEST (Friday, Dec. 7)
Art - Pointillism Coloring Page (Friday, Dec. 7)

Career G. - "Where Does the Time Go?" - Pages 1-3 (Friday, Dec. 7)

Reminders:
- Scholastic book orders  are due tomorrow (Friday, Dec. 7).

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- AC             - JK                - KM                 - SP                   - AP  

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Classroom News - Dec. 5

Our Gr. 6 students are responsible for providing baking for the next bake sale (Friday, Dec. 7).  Students are asked to provide "individually wrapped" items for this delicious event.

The "Tobogganing" permission form is now OVERDUE:
- AC                    - SP                    - SQ

The following people need to sign and return the N6.4 Multiply/Divide Decimals" test:
- AC                       - SP

Homework:
Science - Conserving Electricity House and Survey (OVERDUE)
Math - 2.9 and 3.8 Comparing Integers (Thursday, Dec. 6)
Career G. - "Where Does the Time Go?" - 1st Page (Thursday, Dec. 6)
Math - N6.6 Integers TEST (Friday, Dec. 7)

Art - Pointillism Coloring Page (Friday, Dec. 7)

Reminders:

- Another Scholastic book order was sent home last week.  Orders are due by Friday, Dec. 7.  

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- AC