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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 Qualification Round is Jan. 18
Save the Date! Discovery PTSA’s Annual Spelling Bee for students 1st through 5th grade is coming up! The purpose of the spelling bee is to help children improve spelling and increase vocabulary in a friendly and supportive environment. If your child would like to participate, please make note of the following date, Friday, January 18th, for the preliminary written round. More details will be available soon.

Ice Skating Fundraiser Nov. 23rd - Dec. 21st & Jan. 1st - 13th

Gather your friends and let's go ice skating at the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink. When you mention you are with Discovery Elementary PTSA at the admission counter, they will donate $3 to our PTSA with your paid admission. The fundraising dates are November 23-December 21, 2018 & January 1-13, 2019. 

Plan a fun day with friends now and lock it in your calendar. For more information visit


Congratulations to all "Heroes Around Me" Reflections Art Competition participants !

Our 12 finalist moving onto the Issaquah School District level competition are:

Navya C. - Protecting One's Own
Aadi C. - Helping Hand for Helpless Animals
Dhruv M. - "My Magical hero- My Books"
Katherine X. - Ocean Hero
Emily C. - A Helping Hand of Hero
Aaryan R. - Heroes Around Me
Rachana J. - Unsung Heroes
Apurva S. - Heroes Around
Zachary N. - Animal Savior
Lauren B. - Firefighters save the world
Khushi A. - All My Heroes
Samantha L. - The Heroes Around Me
We will hear results of that competition in mid January. Thanks!

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 Dates: Jan. 4, Feb. 1, Mar. 8, Apr. 5, May 3 and June 7.

PTSA approves $15,386 grant to expand school's technology lineup
On 11/5/18 the PTSA membership approved grant requests totaling $15,386 to purchase 27 laptops, digital pens and a charging/storage cart that will be used for Discovery students in grades 3-5.  Thanks to all those parents able to attend and take part in the discussion.
Our final PTSA General Meeting of 2018 takes place Tuesday November 27th from 7-8pm.  Meetings are a great way to learn more about upcoming events, provide input on potential grant requests and hear about issues affecting our school community now and in the future.  We would love to have you join us!

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Eager Reader Volunteers 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!


> Dec. 20 - Jan. 1
Winter Break, no school

> Jan. 4
Eager Reader begins

> Jan. 9
Parent Wiser - Digital Safety 101

>Jan. 19
Spelling Bee - Written Round

> Jan. 21
MLK Day, no school

> Jan. 29
PTSA Meeting, 7PM

Dec 9
NO SCHOOL - 1st Winter Break
NO SCHOOL - 1st Winter Break

Thu 12/20 - Tue 1/1
NO SCHOOL - 1st Winter Break
NO SCHOOL - 1st Winter Break

Thu 12/20 - Tue 1/1
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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.