HEALTH OFFICE VISION AND HEARING SCREENING: Our health office needs volunteers on Tuesday, November 11th from 9:00 - 12 Noon to escort 1st graders to and from their classrooms during screening times. You can volunteer any amount of time you are available - if you have any questions contact Roxanne Truen at 612-668-4416. Please email Val Ausland at email@example.com to sign up or call 612-668-4432.
DOWLING PTO PARENTS NIGHT OUT SILENT AUCTION!
Please join your fellow parents for a night of fun, music, food and great auction items on Friday, November 7th for the 7th annual Parents Night out Silent Auction! The action begins at 7:30 at the Vine Arts Center, Ivy Building at 2637 27th Avenue South in Minneapolis.They will have music, appetizers, wine, beer and other beverages, the infamous Wall of Wine raffle along with the best selection of Silent Auction items you will ever find! For just a $5 entrance fee you get access to the event, appetizers and music, $10 gets you a bottomless glass for the evening, $5 gets you a Wall of Wine raffle ticket and $20 will get you a combo of all three. This is an event for adults only, enjoy a night out visiting with friends, old and new, while helping raise money for a great cause, Dowling School! We hope to see you there, put this event on your calendar, you will be guaranteed a great time.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29TH - 5TH GRADE FIELD TRIP TO THE MINNESOTA ZOO
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30TH - 12 - 2PM 3RD GRADE FASHION SHOW - DOWLING AUDITORIUM - join our 3rd grade classrooms as they present our annual Fashion Show! Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend, this is a fun event that students will talk about for years. Join us!
NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31ST - RECORD KEEPING DAY
PICTURE RE-TAKE DAY HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED!
We have had to reschedule picture re-take day to Monday, November 11th. Photos should be coming home soon, if you need to have a re-take or did not get your picture taken yet, this will be your last chance for a photo. Order forms are available in the main office, please ask your teacher for a form to be sent home in your childs backpack.
2 LITER BOTTLES NEEDED!
Bonnie Hardenburgh is in need of 2 liter bottles for a project. Please bring them to the main office this week. Thank you!
TASTE TEST DURING LUNCH HOURS:
Wednesday, November 12th - We will be having a taste test during all lunch hours. The new dish will be Red Rice Salad, all students will have the opportunity to try it.This is a great way to introduce new foods to your student courtesy of our Culinary Services.
Tracy Young is in need of newspapers for a gardening project. Please drop off newspapers in bags to the foyer of the agriculture building. Don't know where that is? You can also drop off in the main office, we will get them to Ms. Young.
Dowling Urban Environmental Learning Center is a Minneapolis Public Schools environmental magnet school for grades K through 5. We work to provide a social and academic climate that gives students a strong feeling of belonging. Our staff is highly qualified, extremely motivated, experienced, and very stable. We have high expectations for student achievement and our ultimate goal is to teach children how to teach themselves. In addition to our strong core curriculum of math, science, reading and core knowledge, along with environmental education, our students also enjoy participating in the following: general music, visual arts, physical education, media and computer skills, and 1st thru 5th grade swimming. Check us out, it's a great place to be!
STUDENT COUNCIL NEWS! Please click on the link in the left hand column for details
We have several upcoming volunteer opportunities available - please check out the volunteer corner for full details and links to sign up!
We are in the process of hiring two full time Special Education Assistants for our DCD program. Hours would be 30.25 per week. Please click on the following link to apply http://jobs.mpls.k12.mn.us
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3900 W. River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Grades: K-5 School Day: 8:40-3:10
Joe Rossow, Principal
Susan Enerson, Administrative T.O.S.A.
*Concerns or problems with transportation should be reported to both the school office and the Transportation Department