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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.

Important! NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2019-2020 BOARD
Looking to get more involved in your child's education next year?  Want to give input on where funds are spent and what programs are sponsored?  Have a few hours each month to foster their positive school experiences?  If so, you should definitely consider joining the Discovery PTSA board!      We have a number of open positions for the 2019-2020 school year and would love to have you join us.  Check out the role descriptions.    If you are interested in a position or simply want to learn more, please contact one of our  nominating   committee  members -  Bethany White ( WhiteB2@issaquah.wednet.edu ... read full article

Gift-A-Book for Discovery's Library

Help give our library a spring boost by gifting a new book to the collection. Our librarians have curated a list of books to enhance and expand the current library selection. Every gifted book is tagged with the gifting student's name. The student also receives a ticket for entry in the raffle prize drawing, courtesy of the PTSA. Bring your book gift in to the library by April 30th and receive a raffle ticket for the drawing to be held May 1st.

Go to Amazon and select a book from the wishlist found here. 


It's baseball season! Let's get together and root for the Mariners!

Join us for the PTSA’s last fundraiser of the school year! We have teamed up with the Seattle Mariners to offer our Discovery families and staff discounted ticket prices with a portion coming back to the PTSA. 

Game Day: Sunday, June 2nd at 1:10pm
Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angeles
at T-Mobile Field, Seattle

Based on your feedback from last year, we are now offering two seating options: 
100 level: discounted PTSA price of $45 (regularly price $60)
300 level: discounted PTSA price of $20 (regularly price $26)

  • Deadline to place order is May 19th. 
  • We only have a limited number of tickets... first come, first served.
  • Tickets will be emailed to the address provided.
  • If you would like to sit with another family, place one order for your entire group.
  • There will be a special Discovery Elementary “shout-out” on the video board during the 4th inning.

ORDER YOUR TICKETS HERE, use promo code "DISCOVERY". 

For more information contact: Jillian Born at jillian.born@comcast.net  Thank you so much for your continued support of Discovery PTSA!


Discovery student wins Award of Merit in Reflections competition

Congratulations to Ruoxuan (Emily) C., for receiving an Award of Merit in the 2019 National PTSA Reflections Competition Finals. We are so proud of our eagles! For a list of all winning entries, click here. 


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: 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.
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. (In case of emergency, the office will reference the check-in list to engage search/rescue.)
 

> Mar. 26
PTSA General Meeting (pizza & childcare provided)

> Apr. 5
Popcorn Fridays

> Apr. 20
Last day to order a yearbook

> Apr. 30
Last day to gift a book to the library

> Apr. 24
STEM Fair

> May 3
Popcorn Fridays

> May 6-10
Staff Appreciation Week

> June 7
Popcorn Fridays

> June 27
Last day of school

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6:30p PTSA General Meeting
PTSA General Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, March 26
Time:
6:30p - 7:30p
Where:
Discovery Library

Pizza and childcare available!
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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.