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



Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Classroom News - June 28


Well...where did all of the time go?!?!?


Another wonderful school year has already come and gone! 

Thanks to everyone who made this 2015-2016 a great year of learning, laughing and making memories!

Have a safe, enjoyable and restful summer!

We will see everyone back next year...as Grade 8 students!?!?!

Reminders:

- Report cards were handed-out today (Tuesday, June 28).
- The first day of school for the 2016-2017 school year is Thursday, September 1.


Monday, June 27, 2016

Classroom News - June 27

Happy "Last Monday of the School Year!"

For those students who did not finish cleaning EVERYTHING today, be prepared to take EVERYTHING home tomorrow (Tuesday, June 28).

1 Day of School Remaining!!!

Homework:

- No more homework...that I know of!?!?!

Reminders:

- Tomorrow (Tuesday, June 28) is the LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!  It will be a busy day with an assembly, awards, talent show, and of course, report cards!

Adventure Ed. - Golfing

Classroom News - June 24

Ask your son/daughter about today's golfing experience...

For Monday, June 27, students will need to be prepared to clean-up EVERYTHING.  Bring some extra bags from home to help with the clean-up efforts (and to help take things home).

Also, for Monday, June 27, students can bring a "healthful" snack to enjoy during a movie.

Have a wonderful weekend!

 
2 Days of School Remaining!!!

Homework:

- No more homework...that I know of!?!?!

Reminders:

- Tuesday, June 28 is the LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!  It will be a busy day with an assembly, awards, talent show, and of course, report cards!

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Classroom News - June 23

YAHOO!!  NO MORE FINAL EXAMS!!!

Ask your son/daughter about how their Math Final Exam went today...

Ask your son/daughter about today's "Buddy Celebration"...

Students will be golfing (and enjoying an optional lunch) at Cherrydale tomorrow (Friday, June 24).  Students are welcome to bring their own golf equipment.  I will provide balls and golf clubs as needed though.

The following people have OVERDUE "library items":
- KH                  - BM
 
3 Days of School Remaining!!!

Homework:

Social - Unit TEST (Friday, June 24)

Reminders:

- For Monday, June 27, students will need to be prepared to clean-up EVERYTHING.  Bring some extra bags from home to help with the clean-up efforts (and to help take things home).
- Also, for Monday, June 27, students can bring a "healthful" snack to enjoy during a movie.
- Tuesday, June 28 is the LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!  It will be a busy day with an assembly, awards, talent show, and of course, report cards!

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Classroom News - June 22

Ask your son/daughter about how their ELA FINAL EXAM went today...

Students will have the their last PAA class tomorrow (Thursday, June 23).

7M and 2B students will enjoy a "buddy time" celebration tomorrow (Thursday, June 23).  We will be heading over to Weinmaster Park for some playground fun (and a treat)!

The following people have OVERDUE "library items":
- CB               - SD             - KH              - CL                    - BM
 
4 Days of School Remaining!!!

Homework:

Math - FINAL EXAM (Thursday, June 23)
Social - Unit TEST (Friday, June 24)

Reminders:

Students will be golfing (and enjoying an optional lunch) at Cherrydale Friday, June 24.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Classroom News - June 21

Ask your son/daughter about how their ELA "Fishbowl" discussions went today...

* ALL Term 3 assignments are now OVERDUE!  Those students who failed to meet the deadline, an incomplete assignment mark may have been earned.

5 Days of School Remaining!!!

Homework:

ELA - FINAL EXAM (Wednesday, June 22)
Math - FINAL EXAM (Thursday, June 23)
Social - Unit TEST (Friday, June 24)

Reminders:

- ALL library items are now OVERDUE!
- Students will have the their last PAA class on Thursday, June 23.
- 7M and 2B students will enjoy a "buddy time" celebration on Thursday, June 23

Students will be golfing (and enjoying an optional lunch) at Cherrydale Friday, June 24.

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- BMc                 -  KS      

Monday, June 20, 2016

Classroom News - June 20

Happy Monday!

Ask your son/daughter about how their Earth's Resources Science presentations went today...

A newsletter about our "year-end activities" was sent home last week.  Please read the form and return the appropriate fees (if applicable) by tomorrow (Tuesday, June 21).  Students will be golfing (and enjoying an optional lunch) at Cherrydale Friday, June 24.

* ALL Term 3 assignments are now OVERDUE!  Those students who failed to meet the deadline, an incomplete assignment mark may have been earned.


6 Days of School Remaining!!!

Homework:

ELA - FINAL EXAM (Wednesday, June 22)
Math - FINAL EXAM (Thursday, June 23)
Social - Unit TEST (Friday, June 24)

Reminders:

- ALL library items are now OVERDUE!
- Students will have the their last PAA class on Thursday, June 23.
- 7M and 2B students will enjoy a "buddy time" celebration on Thursday, June 23

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- SD                 - BMc                 -  KS