Principal Message

Dower Principal Megan Qualls

Dower Elementary is a community of learners where students, families, and staff, grow and learn to achieve success. 

About the Principal

I am incredibly lucky to be the principal of Dower Elementary.  I look forward to teaming with families!  I have two daughters within the Clover Park School District and believe it is the BEST district in the WORLD J!  Please reach out at any time to let me know how we are supporting your child(ren). 


Hello Dower Families!

January 7th is when we return from winter break! We will be revisiting expectations with students and looking forward to 2019. Please remind students that safety (emotional and physical) are our #1 priority, closely followed by being respectful and responsible. We do a morning opening each day at 8:20 and families are more than welcome to join us!


Attendance continues to be a focus for us in Clover Park. It is important to have your child(ren) here on time and for the full day. Please communicate with us if your child does need to be absent. Please challenge your child to be the healthiest in school....attendance is important!

We expect great things from our Dower Dragons. We believe firmly in the statement:


Research shows that a child should not miss more than one/two day a month (on average). Please let us know what we can do to support you and your child to get them here every day and on time.

We are a Kids at Hope School! We believe in looking at the Hope factors in a child and how to help them be successful. No exceptions, no excuses.

Please note, students should not be dropped off before 8:00 a.m. Supervision of students begins at 8:00 a.m. Students should not be dropped off prior to 8:00 am. We care deeply for the safety of your student.

  • Breakfast will be served each day at 8:00AM. School begins at 8:30AM.
  • Students will need to be in their classrooms ready to learn by 8:30AM.
  • Lunch is free for all students
  • Students will be dismissed each day at 3:00PM.

At the end of the day, please ensure you are watchful of our busses at the parent pickup area. We have supervision out there to help support this transition and to keep students safe. Please make sure that your student is here each day ready to learn. We are also reminding visitors to sign in at the office when you are on campus. We truly appreciate this measure to keep our students safe.
Thank you again for sharing your children with us!!! We are so excited to have an incredible school year!


Megan Qualls

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