Dowling Urban Environmental Learning Center is a K-5 environmental magnet school in the
Minneapolis Public School District.
Our school day is from 8:40 AM to 3:10 PM.
Our student population consists of approximately 530 students.
Our building principal is Joseph Rossow along with Administrative TOSA Susan Enerson
Our unique historic school is located on 20+ acres of land along the Mississippi River in the
Longfellow neighborhood of Minneapolis - 3900 W. River Parkway, Minneapolis 55406
Contact us at - 612-668-4410
LOST AND FOUND:
The lost and found has grown quite large yet again! Please check to see if you have lost any gloves, hats, coats, snowpants, lunchboxes, boots or shoes etc..... If so, please come in to look through the Lost and Found outside of the office. We will be cleaning it out before spring break and all remaining items will be donated to charity.
UPCOMING EVENTS/SCHOOL NEWS
DOWLING SPIRIT WEEK
Please join us as we celebrate Spirit Week starting this Friday!
FRIDAY: Wear your Dowling gear
MONDAY: 70's and 80's Day
TUESDAY: Kids Teach Day - *you must have permission from your teacher* If you are an expert on a topic, you must present a 5 - 10 minute lesson plan to your teacher no later than Monday for approval. Some classes may not be participating in this day as they do this as a project later in the year.
WEDNESDAY: Wacky Mismatch Day
THURSDAY: Pajama Day - Enjoy the last day before spring break in your pj's!
*******IMPORTANT: 2015 TESTING SCHEDULE*******
April 13 - 24: Grades 3-5 MCA Reading Test
April 27 - May 8: Grades 3-5 MCA Math Test
May 11 - 15: Grade 5 MCA Science Test
Our school is participating in the 6th Annual Neighborhood Forest program, whose aim is to provide free trees to kids to plant on Earth Day. We endorse this project and are excited to give kids a way to beautify and green our communities.
UPCOMING DISTRICT EVENTS
MARCH 26TH: End of Third Quarter for all MPS Schools
MARCH 27TH: Somali Parent Advisory Council. Held at the Davis Center from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Room assignment and event flyer will be available on the MPS main website the week of the meeting.
2015 READ-A-THON SUCCESS
We exceeded our 200,000 minute goal by reading a total of 967,859 minutes! The total money earned by the school was $26,903.00. Way to go Dowling students on a successful Read-a-Thon!
The following were our highest readers
SPED/DCD - Vanessa Carlson
Kindergarten - Esther Skogerboe
1st Grade - Adam Urch
2nd Grade - Ayaan Jama
3rd Grade - Iver Skogerboe
4th Grade - Jasper Priest
5th Grade - Sophie Fish
The following were our highest earners
Kindergarten - Hans Adams
1st Grade - Cornelius King
2nd Grade - Madeline Martin
3rd Grade - Eva Hoch-Robinson
4th Grade - Ruby King
5th Grade - Faye Carmody
Highest Reader in the school: Eric Reed
Highest Earner in the school: Ella Hoch-Robinson
The classroom who read the most minutes per student: 5th Grade Amaris Vargas-Larter
The classroom who earned the most money per student: 3rd Grade Tammy Thelen
Second grade students from Mrs. Hede's room are learning about maple syrup this week. They assisted Mrs. Young in tapping some trees out in the front yard and have tasted the fresh sap. They are learning the entire process of sap to syrup this week.
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
Please click on the link above to make a donation to help us complete the final phase of our Ramps Playground Renovation!