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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.

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 ( ... read full article

Decorate your teacher's door for Staff Appreciation Week!
Please help Discovery PTSA to celebrate our Staff during its annual Staff Appreciation Week taking place May 6th - 10th. 
Staff Appreciation Week is a special time dedicated to recognize and celebrate our teachers and support staff! More information on how we will be celebrating our staff will come directly from your child’s room coordinator(s).
Our tradition of door decorating will continue but we need your help to make it happen! 
Please SIGN UP to decorate a teacher or staff member’s door. 
If you'd like to personally thank your teacher, you can also check out a list of Staff Favorites for gift ideas. Please note, some classrooms like to give a group gift. Check with your room coordinator if you'd like to avoid double-gifting. Thank you.

For more information Staff Appreciation Week, please contact our Staff Appreciation Chairperson, Teresa Bright at

Gift a Book to 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.


For more information contact: Jillian Born at  Thank you so much for your continued support of Discovery PTSA!

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: May 3, June 7

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Please sign up to volunteer.



  • 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.
Teacher Appreciation Door Decorators Sign Up 
Family Fun Night Volunteers Sign Up 
STEM Fair 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!


  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.)

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

> May 3
Popcorn Fridays
Staff Appreciation: Door Banners Due

> May 6-10
Staff Appreciation Week

> May 16
Last day to order Family Fun Night tickets online

> May 17
Family Fun Night

> June 7
Popcorn Fridays

> June 27
Last day of school

Apr 21
5:00p STEM Fair

Wednesday, April 24
5:00p - 7:30p

Join us for a fun night of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math as students showcase their scientific thinking at the STEM Fair. This year's event will coincide with the school's Engineering Night.
Please arrive according to your student's grade level: Grades K-3rd from 5-6PM and Grades 4-5th from 6:15-7:30PM
May 1
3:00p Door Decorations Due for Teacher Appreciation Week
Door Decorations Due for Teacher Appreciation Week

Friday, May 3
3:00p - 6:00p

For more information, please contact our Staff Appreciation Chairperson, Teresa Bright at
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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.