WELCOME!!!

Hello everyone,

Welcome to Mr. McDowell's classroom blog. I am very excited to have a classroom webpage and I hope that you will find it useful. The purpose of this blog is to provide a convenient (and reliable) communication link between students, parents, the school and Mr. McDowell. I invite you to check this blog on a daily basis as I will be posting valuable information about the classroom and the school - including daily homework assignments, important dates, classroom/school news, etc.

For your convenience, you can also sign-up to receive "daily updates" from this blog that automatically gets sent to your email every day there is a new posting. Simply type in your email address into the 'submit' box found on the right side of this blog.

More importantly, if you ever have any questions or concerns about your son/ daughter, please do not hesitate to contact me via phone, email, or this blog:

M.C. Knoll School - 786-5540
Email - benson.mcdowell@gssd.ca



Friday, December 19, 2014

Classroom News - Dec. 19

Great job to everyone who made this year's Christmas Concert a great success!

Have a safe and restful Christmas Holiday.  We will see everyone back on Monday, January 5, 2015!

Reminders:

- Christmas Holidays run from December 20 - January 4.  

Homework:

LA - December Writing Folder (OVERDUE)
AP Math - Probability Game (Monday, Jan. 5)

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- CP                

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Classroom News - Dec. 18

The busy "Christmas-themed" week is "wrapping-up" tomorrow (Friday, Dec. 18) with PJ's and a Movie Day.  Students are welcomed to bring healthy snacks for the movie.

1 school days until Xmas Holidays!

Reminders:

- The annual MC Knoll Christmas Concert is scheduled for tonight at 7:00 p.m.  Come on out and watch a great performance!

Homework:
LA - December Writing Folder (OVERDUE)
Art - Holiday Project (Friday, Dec. 19)
LA - Nightboat to Freedom Questions/Activities (Friday, Dec. 19)
AP Math - Fraction Chapter Task (Friday, Dec. 19)
AP Math - Probability Game (Monday, Jan. 5)

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- CP               - AR   

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Classroom News - Dec. 17

The busy "Christmas-themed" week continues:
* Thursday, Dec. 18 is when the coloring contest is due.
* Friday, Dec. 19 is PJ and a Movie Day

2 school days until Xmas Holidays!

Reminders:

- The annual MC Knoll Christmas Concert is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 18.  There will be 2 showings - 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Homework:
LA - December Writing Folder (OVERDUE)
AP Math - Probability TEST (Thursday, Dec. 18)
Art - Holiday Project (Friday, Dec. 19)
LA - Nightboat to Freedom Questions/Activities (Friday, Dec. 19)
AP Math - Fraction Chapter Task (Friday, Dec. 19)
AP Math - Probability Game (Monday, Jan. 5)

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- CP               - AR   

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Adventure Ed. - Bowling

Classroom News - Dec. 16

The busy "Christmas-themed" week includes:
* Wednesday, Dec. 17 is pictures with Santa (part 2) and Color Day (7M is orange and yellow).
* Thursday, Dec. 18 is when the coloring contest is due.
* Friday, Dec. 19 is PJ and a Movie Day

3 school days until Xmas Holidays!

Reminders:

- The annual MC Knoll Christmas Concert is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 18.  There will be 2 showings - 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Homework:
Phillippi Math - Fractions TEST (Wednesday, Dec. 17)
LA - December Writing Folder (Wednesday, Dec. 17)
Science - Ecosystems Unit TEST (Wednesday, Dec. 17)
AP Math - Probability TEST (Thursday, Dec. 18)
Art - Holiday Project (Friday, Dec. 19)
LA - Nightboat to Freedom Questions/Activities (Friday, Dec. 19)
AP Math - Fraction Chapter Task (Friday, Dec. 19)

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- ASB              - CP               - AR   

Monday, December 15, 2014

Classroom News - Dec. 15

Happy Monday!

Great job to everyone who dressed-up for "Christmas Cheer Day"!

The rest of the busy "Christmas-themed" week, includes:
* Tuesday, Dec. 16 is pictures with Santa ($0.50 each)
* Wednesday, Dec. 17 is pictures with Santa (part 2) and Color Day (7M is orange and yellow).
* Thursday, Dec. 18 is when the coloring contest is due.
* Friday, Dec. 19 is PJ and a Movie Day

4 school days until Xmas Holidays!

Reminders:

- The annual MC Knoll Christmas Concert is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 18.  There will be 2 showings - 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Homework:
AP Math - 10.3 Probability (Tuesday, Dec. 16)
Health - Relationship TEST (Tuesday, Dec. 16)
Phillippi Math - Fractions TEST (Wednesday, Dec. 17)
LA - December Writing Folder (Wednesday, Dec. 17)
Science - Ecosystems Unit TEST (Wednesday, Dec. 17)
AP Math - Probability TEST (Thursday, Dec. 18)
Art - Holiday Project (Friday, Dec. 19)
AP Math - Fraction Chapter Task (Friday, Dec. 19)

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- CP               - AR   

Friday, December 12, 2014

Classroom News - Dec. 12

Next week is a busy "Christmas-themed" week, including:
* Monday, Dec. 15 is Christmas Cheer Day
* Tuesday, Dec. 16 is pictures with Santa ($0.50 each)
* Wednesday, Dec. 17 is pictures with Santa (part 2) and Color Day (7M is orange and yellow).
* Thursday, Dec. 18 is when the coloring contest is due.
* Friday, Dec. 19 is PJ and a Movie Day

5 school days until Xmas Holidays!

Reminders:

- The annual MC Knoll Christmas Concert is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 18.  There will be 2 showings - 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Homework:

AP Math - 10.2 Probability (Monday, Dec. 15)
Health - Relationship TEST (Tuesday, Dec. 16)
Phillippi Math - Fractions TEST (Wednesday, Dec. 17)
LA - December Writing Folder (Wednesday, Dec. 17)

Science - Ecosystems Unit TEST (Wednesday, Dec. 17)
AP Math - Probability TEST (Thursday, Dec. 18)
Art - Holiday Project (Friday, Dec. 19)
AP Math - Fraction Chapter Task (Friday, Dec. 19)

* The following people have OVERDUE work:
- CP               - AR   

Thursday, December 11, 2014