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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. 

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EARTH DAY!
Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:20 AM

On Monday, April 22nd, please  join your child(ren)'s class for Earth Day activities!

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KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION
Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:00 AM

Thursday, April 25th 

5:30 – 6:30 pm

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

 
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GOODIES FOR GRANDPARENTS!
Thursday, April 18, 2019 9:45 AM

Goodies for Grandparents!

Friday, April 26th from 7:30—9 am.

EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS
Friday, March 29, 2019 11:55 AM

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

ACCESS and MCA TESTING DATES
Friday, February 1, 2019 4:50 PM

MCA testing will begin soon.  The testing schedule follows.

Is Your Child Sick?
Monday, December 17, 2018 12:55 PM

We’re entering that time of year when we see more illnesses, so I wanted to take a moment to review the policy about keeping students home from school due to illness.   

 
CogAT—ADVANCED LEARNER SCREENING TEST UPDATE
Monday, November 19, 2018 4:30 PM

Parents of newly-identified Advanced Learners will be notified after March 28th, 2019.

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FOREST FRIDAY TEAM WINS UNSUNG HEROES GRANT
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 1:35 PM

Kindergarten teacher Laurel Engman and parent volunteer Anna Sharratt received a VOYA Unsung Heroes Grant 

NORTH STAR EXCELLENCE AND EQUITY SYSTEM
Friday, September 28, 2018 3:50 PM

Minnesota's new system to support schools is called the North Star Excellence and Equity System.

DOWLING ALL SCHOOL PLAY DATES
Friday, September 7, 2018 10:20 AM

Join us every Thursday from 3-5pm in the Dowling Orchard (weather permitting).

TRANSPORTATION FOR 2018-2019
Monday, August 27, 2018 9:20 PM

Transportation information

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

New bee hive at Dowling School!