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WELCOME! The PTSA is the school's Parent Teacher Student Association. We are a registered not-for-profit comprised of parent volunteers, just like you, who help provide many programs and events at Discovery. Help our school by joining the PTSA, today! As a member you will benefit from receiving the most up-to-date information on school activities, programs, volunteer opportunities, directory and more!  CLICK TO JOIN.


With construction issues behind us and more opportunities ahead next school year, there are many ways that you can get involved at Discovery. Please consider volunteering to lead one of the PTSA programs below during the 2019-2020 school year:

 

Eager Reader - filled by Dana C. & Steph M.  Thank you. 

Library Book Donation, Co-Chair - filled by Dana C. & Tina A. Thank you.

Family Fun Night - filled by Alison O. Thank you. 

Scholastic Book Fair - Pooja S., seeks co-chair

 

Bus Greeter Chair - open

Timeframe: September, first 2 weeks of school
Time Commitment: 30 minutes before and after school

Greeters will meet the kids as they exit the bus, help them learn their bus numbers and direct them to their classrooms. They also meet them after school and assist them to get the correct bus. Chair will be responsible to secure volunteers and assign them a schedule to assist in this event.

 

Spelling Bee - filled by Smita D. Thank you.

Spirit Week - filled by Linda A. Thank you.

  

Lunch Helper Chair - open

Timeframe: September, first 2 weeks of school
Time Commitment: 3 hours

Assisting the younger children in the lunchroom each day with their student numbers and getting their lunches. Also help opening their pudding cup or juice box. Chair will be responsible to secure volunteers and assign them a schedule in lunch room for first two weeks of school.

 

Talent Show - filled by Sravani K., Portia W. & Sasi D. Thank you.

Membership - filled by Dana C. Thank you.

Advocacy & Legislative - filled by Matt W. Thank you.

 

Popcorn Friday Chair - open

Timeframe: October-June, once a month
Time Commitment: 1st Friday of every month, <1 hour/month

The first Friday of every month volunteers pop popcorn for our students at Discovery. The chair is responsible to coordinate with volunteers in making and distributing popcorn bags in to classrooms or give it out during recess according to the construction schedule at school this year. They are also responsible for ordering the popcorn supplies, ensuring the cleanliness and operation of the popcorn machine, and securing volunteers each month.

 

Webmaster - filled by Sasi D. & Maghna S. Thank you.

Library Coordinator - filled by Portia W. Thank you. 

Yearbook - filled by Sravani K. Thank you. 

 

Multi-Cultural Night Chair - open

Timeframe: October/November
Time Commitment: 12-14 hours

Multicultural night celebrates our wonderful multicultural school community by coming together to explore facts of countries around the world, taste international food and enjoy performances from across the globe. The chair, with a committee, will be responsible for promoting and organizing the event, as well as supporting the families sharing their culture and securing volunteers to assist this event.

 

Spirit Wear - filled by Linda A. Thank you.

Stem Fair - Prajakta G., seeks co-chair

 

Hearing & Vision Testing Chair - open

Timeframe: October/November
Time Commitment: 10 hours

Once a year, Discovery tests all students for both hearing and vision. The chair will act as liaison to school nurse, secure and schedule volunteers, and train them for morning and afternoon shifts. This is a one day event, with some pre-planning involved.

 

Holiday Gift Barn Chair - filled by Lisa N. Thank you.

Reflections Chair - filled by Irene T. Thank you.

 

Staff Appreciation Chair - open

Timeframe: April/May
Time Commitment: 6-8 hours

PTSA recognizes the teachers and staff with special activities and treats towards end of the year. The chair co-ordinates with volunteers and organizes activities through the staff appreciation week like door decorations for each class, staff luncheon, treat cart, and coffee cart.

  

Art Show Chair - open

Timeframe: April/May
Time Commitment: 12-15 hours

Coordinate with art docents to have specific art project posted outside the classroom and ensure all 5th grade classrooms have submitted an art auction piece. Send flyers home, promote event through normal PTSA channels. Get volunteers to help with setting up food and beverages.  

For more information or to volunteer to Chair an event, please contact Gayathri Devalapalle at tiri523@gmail.com

 

DISCOVERY ELEMENTARY PTSA 2.6.9 is a 501(c)3.  TAX ID # 94-3152614

The mission of the Discovery Elementary PTSA is to enhance the educational experience of the children and their families by working in partnership with the teachers, educational staff and local community. The PTSA gives each child a legislative voice while providing safe, fun and educationally enriching activities, supported by its own fundraising.

Thank you for enhancing student learning, providing teacher support
and creating an amazing school community with the Discovery PTSA.