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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.

Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulating our grade level top spellers and the 2019 Discovery Elementary School Champion, Ayush J. ! Ayush will be representing Disovery in the Regional Spelling Bee of King and Snohomish County. We wish him All the Best!

The top spellers grade wise are:

1st Grade: Agam S.

2nd Grade: Akhil P.

3rd Grade (tie): Sashmit A. and Shreshta A.

4th Grade: Ayaan Z.

5th Grade: Ayush J.

Thank you to all the students who participated in our annual Spelling Bee. We are so proud of all our little spellers! 

 


Golden Acorn Award Nominations due Mar. 6th

Each year, Discovery Elementary PTSA recognizes people who have given exemplary volunteer and educational service to children and youth in our school. The recipients of the awards promote the mission of the PTSA: To enhance the educational experience of children and their families by working in partnership with teachers, educational staff, and local community. In addition to receiving a certificate and a pin, a contribution of $75 is made in the honoree’s name to the Washington State PTSA Scholarship Foundation. 

Click here to submit your nominations no later than Friday March 6, 2019.

Once someone receives an award, they are no longer eligible for that category. View past award winners, here.

The PTSA offers 3 award categories:

  • Golden Acorn - for volunteers who have given outstanding service to all children in the school community, for service “above and beyond;”
  • Outstanding Educator - for individuals who go beyond the normal expectations of their jobs to make the learning environment fun, beneficial, and challenging; 
  • Outstanding Advocate - for individuals who serve ALL children through a commitment to help create strong policies relating to the health, welfare, safety, and education of children and youth.

Registration for Discovery's Got Talent has closed
Discovery PTSA is pleased to present DISCOVERY’S GOT TALENT! Students K-5th grade are invited to create one solo 60 second act or a group 90-second act for our school talent show. To participate students must commit to BOTH an audition and rehearsal before the performance. Performance slots are limited, first come first served.
 
  • Online registration began Feb. 4th and closed when all slots were full
  • Auditions - Feb. 26th and 28th, 4-6 pm in Discovery MPR (multipurpose room)
  • Dress Rehearsal - March 5th, 6:30-8:30 pm at Pacific Cascade Middle School
  • Talent Show – March 8th, 6.30-8.30 pm at Pacific Cascade Middle School

Click here to learn about the Talent Show
 
If your fifth grader would like to emcee the event or if you would like to be put on the waitlist for any open performance slots, please email the talent show committee at DiscoveryTalentShow@gmail.com
 
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Three students move on to state Reflections Art competition

January 15th was the Issaquah School District Reflections Reception & Gallery event to display finalist artworks from all schools and recognize the participants moving on to the state level. Our school has 3 finalist and 2 honorable mentions! Congratulations Lauren B., Rouxuan (Emily) C., and Samantha L. in moving on to state level, and Rachana J. and Katherine X. awarded Honorable Mentions. Congratulations! VIEW A SLIDESHOW OF THEIR WINNING ARTWORK.


Karate West's "Parent’s Night Out" Monthly Fundraiser

Karate West in Issaquah is offering a Parent’s Night Out every month with 100% of the proceeds going to Discovery PTSA. Karate West hosts an event one day a month from 6-9PM at the cost of $35/child which includes a pizza dinner. Registration is required to reserve a spot (no drop-ins allowed). Ages 6-12 only. Please mention Discovery at registration. The more kids who attend, the more money we will earn!  CLICK TO REGISTER for this month's event!  

 Karate West Parent Night Out 2019 Dates: Mar. 8, Apr. 5, May 3 and June 7.


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Please sign up to volunteer.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Make sure to complete the Issaquah School District volunteer registration form for the 2018-19 school year.
  • Please note, there is a new check-in procedure at the school. You must take a picture ID with you. Please take a moment to acquaint yourself with the new check-in system here.
Eager Reader Volunteers Sign Up 
Talent Show Volunteers Sign Up 
Popcorn Friday Helpers (first Fri. of the month) Sign Up 
Lunch Room Helpers (Mon, Thur) Sign Up 
Library Helpers Sign Up 
Yearbook Photographer Sign Up 
Art Docents Sign Up 

These volunteer positions are an enormous help to students and staff at our school. Your volunteerism makes sure that we have an amazing school year!

 PLEASE NOTE, THERE IS A NEW VOLUNTEER CHECK-IN SYSTEM:

  1. Enter through Trailer 1 (Main Office)
  2. Show your picture ID – your ID will be scanned into the school system and a photo ID sticker will be printed for you to wear while you are on school property. Your badge must be visible
  3. Sign-in on the clipboard in the office
  4. Sign-out – even without a badge to return, it is very important to sign-out through the office.
 

> Feb. 13

MOD Pizza Fundraiser 
Cancelled: Kindergarten Info Night

> Feb. 18-22
No school

> Feb. 26 & 28
Talent Show auditions

> Mar. 1
Popcorn Friday 

> Mar. 5
Talent Show Dress Rehearsal

> Mar. 6
Golden Acorn Nominations Due

> Mar. 8
Talent Show

> Mar. 26
PTSA General Meeting

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NO SCHOOL - President's Day
NO SCHOOL - President's Day

Date:
Monday, February 18
NO SCHOOL - 2nd Winter Break
NO SCHOOL - 2nd Winter Break

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Tue 2/19 - Fri 2/22
NO SCHOOL - 2nd Winter Break
NO SCHOOL - 2nd Winter Break

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Tue 2/19 - Fri 2/22
NO SCHOOL - 2nd Winter Break
NO SCHOOL - 2nd Winter Break

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Tue 2/19 - Fri 2/22
NO SCHOOL - 2nd Winter Break
NO SCHOOL - 2nd Winter Break

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Tue 2/19 - Fri 2/22
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4:00p Talent Show Auditions - registration required
Talent Show Auditions - registration required

Date:
Tuesday, February 26
Time:
4:00p - 6:00p

Please read more about audition requirements, here: http://discoveryptsa.org/Page/EventsAndPrograms/Talent_Show_Audition_Details

Registration for the Talent Show begins Feb. 4, 2018.
4:00p Talent Show Auditions - registration required
Talent Show Auditions - registration required

Date:
Thursday, February 28
Time:
4:00p - 6:00p

Please read more about audition requirements, here: http://discoveryptsa.org/Page/EventsAndPrograms/Talent_Show_Audition_Details

Registration for the Talent Show begins Feb. 4, 2018.
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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.