Dear McDowell Families,
I would like to take this opportunity to wish all of you a safe and fun summer. I look forward to another productive year of learning in the Fall.
McDowell Elementary serves 300 plus students in grades K-5th. We are centrally located inside the city of Taylor. We have 11 general education classrooms, 2 special education self-contained classrooms, 2 learning resource rooms, an in house reading specialist, library, gym, and music room. All of our teaching staff is highly qualified. Addtional staff includes a speech and language teacher, bilingual teacher consultant through Wayne RESA, a special education social worker and a special education psychologist. We are fortunate to have support services from a secretary, academic teaching assistant, school nurse, library parapro, cooks, maintenance and several lay personnel. Here at McDowell we work together to make the school a safe, and welcoming learning community for all.
News & Announcements
REGISTER FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR
MONDAY - FRIDAY
7AM - 3PM
9551 WESTLAKE ROAD
The Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Service Program is available to children during the summer. It is a great option to provide children nutrition during summer months so they can return in the fall nourished and ready to learn. Michigan Department of Education provides a Locator Map, which allows families to identify the nearest site, including meal types, times and driving directions. www.michigan.gov/meetupeatup
Or dial 2-1-1 from landline or cell phone. Also, you can text "FOOD" to 877-877.
Dates to Remember
August 24 - The school office reopens for the year at 8 am
September 8 - All students return, School Starts, 1/2 day, 8:25 am-11:29am
2015/2016 Welcome Letter from 2nd Grade Teacher Mrs. Farago
Taylor Schools' Blog - Read all about the great things that are happening in Taylor Schools!
Taylor School District Summer Reading CHallenge! You could be a winner!!!!
Your child brought home 5 books from school. Here is what you need to do:
READ! READ! READ! READ!
Keep a reading log and bring it to school by September 18th and you will be entered into a drawing for a MobyMax Tablet. Enjoy!