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.

For your convenience, you can also sign-up to receive "daily updates" from this blog that automatically gets sent to your email every day there is a new posting. Simply type in your email address into the 'submit' box found on the right side of this blog.

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, September 20, 2019

Classroom News - Sept. 20

SMILE!  Picture day is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Homework:

6 Social - Map of Canada (OVERDUE)
Science - Scientist Poster (OVERDUE)
6 Math - Exercise 5: Place Value (Monday, Sept. 23)
5 Math - Multiplication Pre-Test and Intro (Monday, Sept. 23)
Art - Locker Name Tag (Monday, Sept. 23)

Reminders:
- Our first SCC Fundraiser was sent home earlier in the week - the Old Dutch Chip Halloween Fundraiser.  Please consider purchasing your Halloween treats through this great initiative.  Order forms are due Tuesday, Oct. 1.  YUMMY!

The following people have OVERDUE assignments:
- LB               - AC              - KG             - DK              

- JP                - CS                - TS             - KT                - DT     

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Classroom News - Sept. 19

Ask your Gr. 5 son/daughter about there "Place Value" Math test.

Homework:

6 Social - Map of Canada (OVERDUE)
Science - Scientist Poster (OVERDUE)
6 Math - Exercise 4: Base 10 (Friday, Sept. 20)

Reminders:
- If you are currently riding the bus, or plan on riding the bus sometime this year, please return the "Urban School Bus" form ASAP.

Our first SCC Fundraiser was sent home earlier in the week - the Old Dutch Chip Halloween Fundraiser.  Please consider purchasing your Halloween treats through this great initiative.  Order forms are due Tuesday, Oct. 1.  YUMMY!

The following people have OVERDUE assignments:
- LB               - AC              - KG             - DK               - EM

- JP                - CS                - TS             - KT                - DT     

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Classroom News - Sept. 18

Great job to all of our cross-country participants.  MC Knoll is VERY proud of you!

Homework:

6 Social - Map of Canada (OVERDUE)
5 Math - Place Value TEST (Thursday, Sept. 19)
6 Math - Review of Place Value (Thursday, Sept. 19)
Science - Scientist Poster (Thursday, Sept. 19)

Reminders:
- If you are currently riding the bus, or plan on riding the bus sometime this year, please return the "Urban School Bus" form ASAP.

Our first SCC Fundraiser was sent home yesterday - the Old Dutch Chip Halloween Fundraiser.  Please consider purchasing your Halloween treats through this great initiative.  Order forms are due Tuesday, Oct. 1.  YUMMY!

The following people have OVERDUE assignments:
- AC           - KG             - DK               - KT               - DT       

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Classroom News - Sept. 17

Our first SCC Fundraiser was sent home today - the Old Dutch Chip Halloween Fundraiser.  Please consider purchasing your Halloween treats through this great initiative.  Order forms are due Tuesday, Oct. 1.  YUMMY!

Homework:

6 Social - Map of Canada (OVERDUE)
6 Math - Review of Place Value (Wednesday, Sept. 18)
5 Math - Review of Place Value (Wednesday, Sept. 18)
5 Math - Place Value TEST (Wednesday, Sept. 18)
Science - Scientist Poster (Thursday, Sept. 19)

Reminders:
- If you are currently riding the bus, or plan on riding the bus sometime this year, please return the "Urban School Bus" form ASAP.

The following people have OVERDUE assignments:
- AC              - KG                - DK              

Monday, September 16, 2019

Classroom News - Sept. 16

Happy Monday!

What a beautiful day we enjoyed today!

Homework:

5 Math - Review of Place Value (Tuesday, Sept. 17)
6 Math -  2.4 Renaming Numbers (Tuesday, Sept. 17)
5 Social - Canada's Provinces/Territories Map (Tuesday, Sept. 17)
6 Social - Map of Canada (Tuesday, Sept. 17)

5 Math - Place Value TEST (Wednesday, Sept. 18)

Reminders:
- If you are currently riding the bus, or plan on riding the bus sometime this year, please return the "Urban School Bus" form ASAP.

The following people have OVERDUE assignments:
- AC              - KG                - JP                   - KT                 - DT

- EM               - DS         

Friday, September 13, 2019

Classroom News - Sept. 13

School pictures are coming - Wednesday, Sept. 25 to be exact.  A small pamphlet was sent home today with more information.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Homework:

Music - Abstract Sketch (OVERDUE)
5 Social - "Where is Canada?" and "Our Country" (OVERDUE)
5 Math - Estimating/Rounding Numbers (Monday, Sept. 16)
6 Math -  2.2 Large Numbers (Monday, Sept. 16)
5 Social - Canada's Provinces/Territories Map (Tuesday, Sept. 17)
6 Social - Map of Canada (Tuesday, Sept. 17)

Reminders:

- If you are currently riding the bus, or plan on riding the bus sometime this year, please return the "Urban School Bus" form ASAP.

The following people have OVERDUE assignments:
- EM               - DS         

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Classroom News - Sept. 12

St. John's Ambulance is offering their "Babysitting Course".  Please refer to the attached newsletter for more information.

Homework:
5 Math - 2.2 Expanded Form (OVERDUE)
5 Social - "Where is Canada" and "Our Country" (OVERDUE)
5 Math - Comparing/Ordering Numbers (Friday, Sept. 13)
6 Math -  2.1 Representing Millions (Friday, Sept. 13)

Reminders:

- If you are currently riding the bus, or plan on riding the bus sometime this year, please return the "Urban School Bus" form ASAP.

The following people have OVERDUE assignments:
- EM                 - DS

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Classroom News - Sept. 11

An important "Urban School Bus" newsletter was sent home today.  If you are currently riding the bus, or plan on riding the bus sometime this year, please return the form ASAP.

Homework:

5 Math - 2.2 Expanded Form (Thursday, Sept. 12)
5 Social - "Where is Canada" and "Our Country" (Thursday, Sept. 12)
6 Math - Place Value Review Booklet (Thursday, Sept. 12)

Reminders:
- Due to poor weather, tomorrow's cross-country meet has been rescheduled to next Wednesday, Sept. 18.   


The following people have OVERDUE assignments: 
- Mr. Nobody