"Our standard is excellence" at McDowell Elementary and let us introduce ourselves...

Attention Please... 
Fall Survey for Families, Students and Staff
 

Parent Survey - Please Complete
Staff Survey - Please Complete
Student Survey K-2 (Early Elementary) - Please Complete
Student Survey 3 - 5 (Upper Elementary) - Please Complete

 Two Wonderful Opportunities...
We are having a canned/boxed food drive sponsored by our 5th graders and Mr. Tomassion. Please bring your donations to his room. The food will go to some wonderful families. Thank you!

And we are also sponsoring a "Giving Tree." Donations needed are gloves, hats and scarves. These items will go to students in our building that really need them. Thank you!                          

 Welcome to McDowell...

We are so happy to have you at McDowell Elementary school! We serve approximately 340 students in grades K-5.  Thank you for choosing our school as the building block of your child’s education. I am proud to say that we have a wonderful, highly qualified staff.  They take great care in providing a balanced curriculum, which incorporates the academic, social, and emotional well-being of each student.  You have begun a great partnership between home and school that allows your student to grow and develop as a learner. 

We also have a full time Learning Coach who is a specialist in teaching and learning strategies, able to support any subject area and all staff in our building.

Discipline at McDowell is proactive.  All classrooms participate in the PBIS-Positive Behavior Incentive Support grant through Wayne RESA.  The proactive approach to behavior involves expectations in the classroom as well as throughout the building to Be Safe, Be Responsible, and Be Respectful.  Every day is a fresh start where students are provided opportunities to make good choices and follow expectations. 

Families have opportunities to volunteer in the classroom and chaperone field trips.  If you are interested, you may fill out a request to volunteer in the main office. Please consider joining the PTA which works to provide materials and special activities for students.

You are your child’s most valuable resource.  I look forward to partnering with you to advance your child’s learning.  Please contact me with any questions or concerns.  

Sincerely,
Principal - Ms. Borg

News & Announcements

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Upcoming events
Dates for you to remember...

December
December 1st - Mr. T's Canned Food Drive, Giving Tree Collection
December 7th - Vision Testing
December 18th - 21st - Santa Shop, Mr. T's Canned Food Drive Ends

December 21st - PBIS Celebration sponsored by 5th Grade
December 22nd - Christmas Sing-a-Long with Mrs. Arndt
December 27th - January 5 is Holiday Break, No School

January
January 8th - School reopens at regular time
January 15th - No School for K-12, 
January 30th - PBIS Celebration sponsored by K & Ms.Cook
January 31st - No School in PM for K-12