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LAST DAY to order Spooky Spaghetti tickets online!
Join us for spooky (not scary) fun Fri., Oct. 25th from 6-8 PM. Pasta Dinner - DJ - Games - Pumpkin Contest - and more! Tickets: $5 per person  when purchased online by Oct. 23rd;  $8 at the door (Kids 4 and under are free.) Purchase tickets and view all the details, here.     ... read full article
Author:
Linda Aber 
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10/7/2019-10/25/2019

2019 Fall Fundraiser
DONATE NOW! PRIZES CORPORATE MATCHING Discovery PTSA's 2019 FALL FUNDRAISER - October 15-31, 2019 We're holding a "Prize-a-thon!" to raise $40,000 for our school.  The PTSA holds  one  major fundraiser a year, and without your support, our programs are at risk. From community building events and educational enrichment programs, to teacher and classroom support, every dollar you donate funds opportunities for our students. During this special campaign, your student can win prizes too!   LEARN MORE 1. Donate. DONATE AS A MEMBER   or  DONATE AS A GUEST 2. Register to win a prize. 3. Ask your friends and family to donate. 4. ... read full article
Author:
Linda Aber 
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10/7/2019-10/31/2019

Parents, join our Spirit Week Pep Squad
Parents, we need your help to make Spirit Week special. Please consider joining our Spirit Week Pep Squad Nov. 4-8. The Parent Pep Squad will cheer and greet students with a smile during school arrival. We'll compliment the kiddos on their themed Spirit Week wear and welcome them with a bit of fun. Let’s show our Eagles know how proud we are of them!  The commitment is only 20 minutes in the morning from 8:55-9:15 a.m. (20 min.).  Pick the days that work for you by signing up here.  (It would be great to have a big crowd ready to show our Discovery ... read full article
Author:
Linda Aber 
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10/12/2019-11/2/2019

National PTA's Reflections Art Competition
The deadline to participate in the this year's PTA Reflections competition is Nov. 4th. This year's theme is "Look Within." Please follow the entry requirements for formatting your artwork and artist statement. For for more information,   CLICK HERE . ... read full article
Author:
Sasi Dinesh 
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10/2/2019-11/4/2019
Meet the Principal Sasi Dinesh9/20/20199/24/2019
Meet the Principal
  PTSA GENERAL MEETING   "Meet The Principal"   Please join us for the first PTSA General Meeting of the school year on Tuesday, September 24 at 6:30 pm . Each General Meeting this year will have a theme, and our first theme will be “Meet the Principal”! Principal Kathy Keegan will share her background, vision for Discovery, and answer any questions you may have. You’ll also get the chance to meet members of your PTSA board, and find out about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Childcare is available - and so is PIZZA! We hope to see you there! ... read full article
Last week to order Spirit Wear!Linda Aber9/5/20199/19/2019
Last week to order Spirit Wear!
Order a Discovery T-Shirt by Thurs., Sept. 19th We're rolling out the new school logo on t-shirts and hoodies in this year's online-only Spirit Wear Shop. Youth shirt sizes - our most popular option!: offered in blue or pink, are super soft with an interior tagless label so that you can easily write your child's name on the inside. In cold weather, it's great to have a short-sleeved option when the school heaters crank up.  (5th graders -- have your friends sign the back at the end of the year for an awesome souvenir.) Adult shirt sizes:  are available in a different shade of blue so that ... read full article
Let's Get Together for a Back to School Social!Sasi Dinesh8/14/20199/12/2019
Let's Get Together for a Back to School Social!
Back to School Social   The new school year is upon us and what better way to get to know each other than to have some fun and refreshments together. The event is FREE for the entire family. Date/Time: September 13th, 6-8pm  Location: Discovery MPR   RSVP HERE                                         Would you like to Volunteer?  Click Here                   ... read full article
LAST DAY to order Spooky Spaghetti tickets online!Linda Aber10/7/201910/25/2019
LAST DAY to order Spooky Spaghetti tickets online!
Join us for spooky (not scary) fun Fri., Oct. 25th from 6-8 PM. Pasta Dinner - DJ - Games - Pumpkin Contest - and more! Tickets: $5 per person  when purchased online by Oct. 23rd;  $8 at the door (Kids 4 and under are free.) Purchase tickets and view all the details, here.     ... read full article
Spooky Spaghetti is Oct. 25thLinda Aber9/29/201910/6/2019
Spooky Spaghetti is Oct. 25th
Join us for spooky (not scary) fun to Discovery Elementary, Friday, Oct. 25th from 6-8 PM.   Purchase tickets online before Oct. 23rd . Pasta dinner & dessert Pumpkin carving contest Games Story time   DJ $5 per person (tickets online) $8 (at the door, cash only) Kids 4 and under are free Click to find out more, buy tickets, and volunteer. Spooky Spaghetti Flyer Translations: Chinese ,  Korean and  Spanish (Thank you PTSA translation volunteers for providing this service for our school community. ... read full article
Spirit Wear 2019Linda Aber8/27/20199/4/2019
Spirit Wear 2019
Where can you get an awesome Discovery Elementary t-shirt and sweatshirt? Our Spirit Wear Shop will be open, online only, from Sept. 5-19.  The t-shirts, offered in blue and pink, are super soft with an interior tagless label so that you can write your child's name on it. The hoodies, which are on-trend gray camo with either a blue or pink logo, are moisture-wicking for our playground-loving kids. All orders will be delivered to your child's classroom before Spirit Week in October. Plus, your children are encouraged to wear their school swag every Popcorn Friday to show off their Eagle Pride. Check back Sept. 5th for a link ... read full article
Welcome Back to School for the 2019-2020 school year!Linda Aber8/7/20199/3/2019
Welcome Back to School for the 2019-2020 school year!
COMPLETE   GATHER    Elementary Student Enrollment Verification between Aug. 7-13th        Click here to view the School Supply List. Bring your school supplies to the Meet the Teacher event, Sept. 3rd. JOIN   SIGN UP    Become a member of the Discovery PTSA.        There are many ways to get involved! Volunteer at Discovery. ... read full article
On behalf of the PTSA, we wish you a safe and happy summer. Thank you for your support!Linda Aber7/1/20198/1/2019
On behalf of the PTSA, we wish you a safe and happy summer. Thank you for your support!
Dear Discovery families, As the school year comes to a close, I would like to thank everyone for helping Discovery PTSA accomplish our goals this year including, PTSA Board members, program chairs and volunteers, as well as Ms. Marti Shefveland (Principal), Mrs. Hollie Vance (Dean of Students) and all staff who were equally committed and supportive. We encourage you to read Discovery’s End-of-Year Report  which outlines your contributions and our successes. We held many events and programs this year that were educational and fun. Your generous support allowed us to fund a variety of enrichment activities, tools and curricula that ... read full article
Seeking Chairpersons for the 2019-2020 School YearSasi Dinesh6/2/20197/31/2019
Seeking Chairpersons for the 2019-2020 School Year
There are many ways to get involved at Discovery. Please consider volunteering to lead one of the PTSA programs, below, during the 2019-2020 school year: Bus Greeter Chair  Lunch Helper Chair Yearbook  -  seeks co-chairs Multi-Cultural Night Chair Hearing & Vision Testing Chair Staff Appreciation Chair For more details, please click here . ... read full article
Seeking Chairpersons for the 2019-2020 School YearLinda Aber6/1/20196/1/2019
Seeking Chairpersons for the 2019-2020 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: > Family Fun Night Chair - open Timeframe: May/June Time Commitment: 12-14 hours Make plans to celebrate another amazing school year.  Book the DJ, order pizza, organize volunteers to sell tickets and fun items for purchase. Will coincide with the final day of the Scholastic Book Fair. Former chairperson is available for guidance and has extensive documentation about how to organize the event so that everything will run smoothly. > Staff Appreciation Chair - open Timeframe: ... read full article
2019 Fall FundraiserLinda Aber10/7/201910/31/2019
2019 Fall Fundraiser
DONATE NOW! PRIZES CORPORATE MATCHING Discovery PTSA's 2019 FALL FUNDRAISER - October 15-31, 2019 We're holding a "Prize-a-thon!" to raise $40,000 for our school.  The PTSA holds  one  major fundraiser a year, and without your support, our programs are at risk. From community building events and educational enrichment programs, to teacher and classroom support, every dollar you donate funds opportunities for our students. During this special campaign, your student can win prizes too!   LEARN MORE 1. Donate. DONATE AS A MEMBER   or  DONATE AS A GUEST 2. Register to win a prize. 3. Ask your friends and family to donate. 4. ... read full article
Multicultural Night ChairpersonSasi Dinesh9/30/201910/2/2019
Multicultural Night Chairperson
  We are pleased to announce we have had found two volunteers to continue Discovery's great tradition of Multicultural Night. Give a BIG thanks to Gayathri D. and Radhika S. We look forward to seeing you all on November 13. More information and volunteer opportunities will be announced soon. ... read full article
Join us for this spooky event!Sasi Dinesh9/19/20199/29/2019
Join us for this spooky event!
  SPOOKY SPAGHETTI!!!   Friday, October 25th 6:00 to 8:00 pm Discovery Elementary School                                                                                     More details to come… ... read full article
Kindergarten and ECE parentsSasi Dinesh8/14/20199/8/2019
Kindergarten and ECE parents
                                                  Coffee & Cry             JOIN fellow kindergarten and ECE parents after morning drop- off on the first day of school. Enjoy complimentary coffee, pastries and some tears together.   ____________   Date/Time: September 9th, 9:15 to 10 am Location: Room 174 at Discovery ... read full article
End the summer with a splash with a discount to Wild WavesLinda Aber6/27/20199/3/2019
End the summer with a splash with a discount to Wild Waves
Save $19 off main gate price and $3 of each ticket sold will go toward Discovery! Valid for any operating day June 17 - Sept. 7, 2019. Please check calendar for operating hours. Children 3 & Under are FREE.  Buy tickets online, visit: tinyurl.com/DiscoveryWW .        ... read full article
Kindergartners can make new friends at a Discovery playdateSasi Dinesh7/15/20199/8/2019
Kindergartners can make new friends at a Discovery playdate
Kindergarten is both an exciting and nervous time for our youngest students. To help them make some new friends before the first day of school, we have set-up several summer playdates. All meet-ups will happen at Pine Lake Park at the main play structure. Hope to see you there! Please sign up via this link or just show up. UPCOMING PLAYDATE 9/07: Saturday, 3-5pm ... read full article
Spirit Week begins Nov. 4thLinda Aber10/27/201911/8/2019
Spirit Week begins Nov. 4th
We’re off to a great start! Let’s show how thankful we are to be Discovery Eagles with a fun Spirit Week! For a whole week, we’ll have a different theme each day to bring extra excitement to our school — students, parents, teachers and staff are encouraged to participate to pump up the fun! Monday, 11/4: Pajama/Cozy Day It's a no-rush Monday when you can roll out of bed and wear your PJs to school! To kick off Spirit Week, let's don our favorite pajamas or coziest sweatpants so that we can stay comfy all day long. Normal footwear required, no slippers please.  Tuesday, 11/5: Ohana Day Dress in ... read full article
SpiritWear RE-ORDER available for a limited timeLinda Aber10/15/201910/21/2019
SpiritWear RE-ORDER available for a limited time
Forget to order your SpiritWear? We're offering a limited sale through Oct. 21st. Plus, we're adding a new Eagles Pom Pom Hat to keep the winter chill at bay. Items will arrive as soon as possible in November, but may not arrive in time for Spirit Week. All sales are final. Please view sizing charts. (Our recommendation is to order a size up if you're uncertain.)   Thank you. This is the last opportunity to order shirts/sweatshirts for the school year.  Order now, before the sale ends Oct. 21st!  CLICK HERE TO BUY SPIRITWEAR.     ... read full article
Parents, join our Spirit Week Pep SquadLinda Aber10/12/201911/2/2019
Parents, join our Spirit Week Pep Squad
Parents, we need your help to make Spirit Week special. Please consider joining our Spirit Week Pep Squad Nov. 4-8. The Parent Pep Squad will cheer and greet students with a smile during school arrival. We'll compliment the kiddos on their themed Spirit Week wear and welcome them with a bit of fun. Let’s show our Eagles know how proud we are of them!  The commitment is only 20 minutes in the morning from 8:55-9:15 a.m. (20 min.).  Pick the days that work for you by signing up here.  (It would be great to have a big crowd ready to show our Discovery ... read full article
National PTA's Reflections Art CompetitionSasi Dinesh10/2/201911/4/2019
National PTA's Reflections Art Competition
The deadline to participate in the this year's PTA Reflections competition is Nov. 4th. This year's theme is "Look Within." Please follow the entry requirements for formatting your artwork and artist statement. For for more information,   CLICK HERE . ... read full article

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