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WELCOME!

 

Michael Dowling School, Urban Environmental Magnet is a K-5 environmental magnet school. We are an E-STEAM school (Environmental, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) with a GLAD (Guided Language Acquisition Design) philosophy. Our unique historic school is located on 20+ acres of land along the Mississippi River in the Longfellow neighborhood of Minneapolis, and is a DNR (Department of Natural Resources) School Forest site. At Dowling, we provide a balanced, comprehensive program that maximizes each student’s learning. 

 

Scroll down for the latest news, or view upcoming events on our calendar at the right.  You’ll also find general location and contact information in the lower right corner of this page. Use the search field at the top, or the links at the left, to find out more about GLAD, E-STEAM, individual classrooms, and other details about Dowling School. Bookmark us and check back regularly for updates. 

PRINCIPAL UPDATE
Monday, March 23, 2020 1:50 PM

As we begin the second week of the school shutdown, I'd like to take a few minutes to share some information.

TALKING TO YOUR CHILD ABOUT COVID-19
Monday, March 23, 2020 11:25 AM

How to Talk With Your Children About the Coronavirus

FREE TEMPORARY INTERNET SERVICE
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:15 PM

Free temporary services in response to Covid-19

USI opened their WiFi network in Minneapolis for those that may need temporary internet access.

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STUDENT LEARNING AND ENRICHMENT
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 9:15 AM

MPS has activities for families to help keep their children learning during school closures.

STUDENT MEALS
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 3:50 PM

Minneapolis Public Schools is providing students with meals while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. These meals are intended to replace the meals services that students normally receive during the school day.

SCHOOL CLOSED FROM MARCH 16—APRIL 6.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 9:15 AM

School will be closed beginning Tuesday, March 17, to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Classes will resume on Monday, April 6 unless otherwise notified.  

TESTING SCHEDULE
Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:30 PM

Below please find information regarding testing. 

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NEW SCHEDULES
Monday, September 2, 2019 4:35 PM

This year, Dowling students will follow a 6-day rotation for Specialist classes.  This means that each class will see one of the following Specialists each day:

COMPREHENSIVE DISTRICT DESIGN PLAN
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 10:35 AM

I am sharing a message from our district leaders regarding the Comprehensive District Design plan.

SCHOOL MESSENGER PREFERENCES
Friday, March 29, 2019 11:55 AM

The district has updated the system to allow all parents/guardians to receive notifications from SchoolMessenger.  

BEE HIVES
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 8:15 PM

New bee hive at Dowling School!