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Movie Night
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Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
2/10/2024-3/8/2024

Get Ready for Read Across America Week!
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
2/3/2024-3/2/2024

Discovery Math Game Night
Come for the free pizza with our Discovery PTSA and stay for the Math Game Night! Play math games with Discovery teachers and your family. Drop in anytime from 5:30-7:00pm. Link to RSVP https://forms.office.com/r/0J6taK6dpt ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
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2/20/2024-3/7/2024

2024 Multicultural Night
Please sign up to contribute at Multicultural Night! Register now to bring bites of food, a country poster, or volunteer and automatically be pre-registered to attend the event.  General event registration opens on 3/1/23. We look forward to a fun night with our Discovery community! ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
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2/13/2024-3/23/2024

Ellie Peterson is coming to Discovery!
In celebration of Read Across America Week at Discovery (2/26/24-3/1/24), we are so excited to welcome Ellie Peterson, local author and illustrator, to Discovery on Friday, 3/1/24! You can order a copy of her book from Brick & Mortar Books and Ellie Peterson will personalize and autograph it for your student & family! She will deliver her personalized copies during her visit at Discovery on 3/1/24. Order here: https://www.brickandmortarbooks.com/resources/ellie-peterson-school-visits   Orders close 2/21/24.  Learn more about Ellie Peterson here: https://www.elliepetersonart.com/ ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
12/6/2023-3/1/2024

Save the date for 2024 Discovery PTSA events and programs
Our Discovery PTSA website is always the most up to date for current PTSA programs and events. Each event is run by parent volunteers and we need parent committees (you never have to do anything on your own!) for each event so reach out with your interest! There is something for everyone! Now - March 2024: Yearbook volunteer page designs & photo collection . We need parents to help with their student's class candid page - easy job to get one candid picture per student. in No design experience needed, work from a computer at home! Get support from yearbook ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
10/29/2023-6/30/2024

Kindergarten Registration is open now!
Register your incoming kindergarten student here!   Please share with friends and neighbors in the ISD school district to let them know that it is time to register for next year.  Early registration is important for families to receive information needed for spring meetings and school visits plus staff planning. Watch for information for Discovery Spring & Summer Playdates Make a free PTSA account to get our emails about spring playdates.                           Sign up here to join the incoming kindergarten meet up group. ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
2/3/2024-4/19/2024

Special Education PTSA
Did you know there is an Issaquah Special Education PTSA that is open to all parents in the Issaquah School District? Join them at any of their monthly meet ups to connect with other parents. Events are open to all parents. No membership required. ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
9/10/2023-6/30/2024

ParentWiser
Check out ParentWiser for registration information. ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
8/26/2023-3/8/2024

Cultural Bridges
Check out the 2023-24 Family Guide for helpful information about Issaquah schools. Did you know Cultural Bridges is an electronic magazine made just for families in the Issaquah School District? It is published in 8 languages including Arabic, Chinese, English, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Vietnamese. ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
1/6/2023-6/30/2024

Smith Brothers Home Delivery
Discount for you, Donation for us! Each new Smith Brothers Farms customer who signs up for home delivery using code DISCOVERY receives $15 in free groceries and activates a $50 donation from Smith Brothers to our PTSA! Sign up here! ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
8/26/2022-6/30/2024

Issaquah Schools Foundation
Nourish Every Mind Student Showcase is coming up soon! Did you know the Vox Audiobooks in our Discovery Library were funded by a teacher grant from the Issaquah Schools Foundation? Because of the generous teacher grants they provide, our Discovery students have access to high quality audiobooks in a variety of languages and representing the diverse cultures of our school community! Discovery families and caregivers are always welcome to visit Mrs. Gage in the library and see these fabulous books on display! With that, the Issaquah Schools Foundation and Principal Keegan invite you to join them at the Nourish Every ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
2/4/2024-3/30/2024

Reflections Finalists
Discovery PTSA is a proud supporter of Reflections - a nationwide arts recognition program for students.  The latest news! We have two Discovery students whose Reflections submissions are advancing to the Washington state level!   Devaansh A. in Ms. Peterson's kindergarten class and  Dhruva U. in Ms. Somnis' 4th grade class both qualified with entries in the literature category.    Everyone is welcomed to attend the Reflections Receptions on Thursday, 1/25/24 from 6:30-8:00pm at Issaquah High School for an art walk gallery of this year's school and district finalists!     We are proud of all our Discovery students who ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
12/9/2023-3/31/2024

Math Challenge
Click here for  Discovery's Math Challenge ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
9/20/2023-5/31/2024
Movie NightStephanie Blecha-Maharaj2/10/20243/8/2024
Movie Night
Register here! ... read full article
Get Ready for Read Across America Week!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj2/3/20243/2/2024
Get Ready for Read Across America Week!
... read full article
PTSA Cooking Competition & General Meeting - All are welcome!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj1/22/20242/7/2024
PTSA Cooking Competition & General Meeting - All are welcome!
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Order your yearbook now!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj1/21/20242/4/2024
Order your yearbook now!
Order your yearbook today ! Only those with a pre-order are guaranteed to a yearbook! ... read full article
Join us for lunch!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj1/20/20241/25/2024
Join us for lunch!
Join Discovery parents for lunch at Tutta Bella Issaquah on Thursday, January 25th at noon. RSVP here. Or, enjoy a night off from making dinner and have dinner any day January 21-25 at any Tutta Bella location using the code EasyAsPieDiscovery so 20% of your bill will be donated back to Discovery PTSA! ... read full article
Lost & Found - Claim your student's coat!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj12/12/202312/15/2023
Lost & Found - Claim your student's coat!
Discovery's Lost and Found will be outside Discovery's main office Wednesday, 12/13/23 from after school until 4pm Come claim your student's forgotten coats and sweatshirts. All items without student names will be donated to children in need over winter break! ***The Lost & Found clothing rack is available for students to look for missing clothes every day at lunch and recess. Any items labeled with names are returned to students as they are found. Thank you for labeling your child's clothes! Thank you to Discovery staff for taking the time to return items to students.***   ... read full article
Celebrating our Discovery StaffStephanie Blecha-Maharaj12/3/202312/15/2023
Celebrating our Discovery Staff
🍬🍪 Sweets for Staff ☕🥤 Please sign up here to share a sweet or savory treat, a delicious snack, or a delightful drink with all of our Discovery staff during the last week of school before Winter Break! Drop off in front of the school's main entrance anytime from 8:30-3:45 Monday-Wednesday, 12/11-13/23.  💕 🎁 Staff Favorites 🎁 💕 Our Discovery staff love handmade cards and notes from students! Showing appreciation from the heart makes the biggest smiles from Discovery staff. At this holiday time, all ways to show your care and appreciation of our Discovery staff is optional. If you ... read full article
Snapdoodle Toys & GamesStephanie Blecha-Maharaj12/3/202312/7/2023
Snapdoodle Toys & Games
It's the week to get your holiday shopping done while supporting Discovery PTSA! Shop at Snapdoodle Toys (Issaquah Highlands and all their locations) 12/3-7 & mention Discovery at checkout so they give 20% of your total purchase back to our PTSA! Find great gifts, support a local business, and earn money for Discovery PTSA! ... read full article
Eager Reader is happening now!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj11/24/20232/17/2024
Eager Reader is happening now!
Students will track their daily reading from January 11 through February 11 on their paper reading log. Their paper reading log will come home with their new book this week! All Discovery students will select their 1st free book to kick off Eager Reader this week and a 2nd book at the end of Eager Reader in February. Students who read daily and return their reading log on 2/12/24 will earn a 3rd book to take home. Plus be entered for a chance to win individual, grade level, and a grand prize! More info here. Parents & Caregivers: Sign up ... read full article
Join us for Family Cocoa!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj11/11/202312/2/2023
Join us for Family Cocoa!
Sign up to volunteer here : https://signup.com/go/MHDptTm Register your family here so we have cocoa and crafts for everyone. Discovery families, siblings and extended family welcome.  ... read full article
Join us at Brick & Mortar Books this Thursday!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj11/5/202311/9/2023
Join us at Brick & Mortar Books this Thursday!
Join us at Brick & Mortar Books for an evening of fun and shopping! ... read full article
Please help local children in need this holiday seasonStephanie Blecha-Maharaj10/29/202311/17/2023
Please help local children in need this holiday season
Donate directly to Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank ... read full article
It's Spirit Week at Discovery!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj10/18/202310/27/2023
It's Spirit Week at Discovery!
All students are welcome to participate and encouraged to choose their favorite clothing items for each day. Please make sure that all clothing is appropriate, contribute to a positive environment, and does not interfere with student learning. Thank you to Hansen Tan for designing our spirit week images! ... read full article
Fall Fundraiser LINKSErin Daniels10/6/202310/21/2023
Fall Fundraiser LINKS
DONATE HERE                             CLICK HERE to learn: How the PTSA uses donations, what fundraiser fun is happening 10/8 - 10/21, some helpful FAQs and more.   ... read full article
Fall Fundraiser Kickoff / PTSA General MeetingErin Daniels10/4/202310/10/2023
Fall Fundraiser Kickoff / PTSA General Meeting
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS FRIDAY!Erin Daniels9/23/20239/29/2023
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS FRIDAY!
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PTSA Volunteer Info NightStephanie Blecha-Maharaj9/15/20239/22/2023
PTSA Volunteer Info Night
Come to our Discovery PTSA Volunteer Info Night at Beaver Lake Lodge on Thursday, 9/21/23 from 6-8pm.  ... read full article
Get ready to volunteer!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj8/2/20238/25/2023
Get ready to volunteer!
  Issaquah School District volunteer application for 2023-24 school year is now open! Start your application here! To be a parent volunteer at school - serving as a 1st two week helper in the lunchroom, at recess, before or after school or as a yearbook photographer - you must complete your volunteer application through the school district and receive notification of approval before you can be in the school building so get your application in ASAP! Submit your application here . You also need this background clearance to be eligible to volunteer in the library, your student's classroom or chaperone ... read full article
POPSICLES ON THE PLAYGROUNDErin Daniels7/18/20238/1/2023
POPSICLES ON THE PLAYGROUND
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2023-24 Reflections ArtStephanie Blecha-Maharaj7/10/202311/1/2023
2023-24 Reflections Art
Calling All Discovery Artists to Enter the National Reflections Art Competition This year’s theme is “I Am Hopeful Because…” ***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY, 11/1/23*** ***Open to all Kindergarten to 5th grade Discovery students*** Students will have the opportunity to create submissions based on this year's theme and in the categories of Visual Art, Dance, Literature, Music, Photography, and Film Production. More details are available at   Discovery's Reflections Thank you to Sandhya Deepak for being our Reflections Volunteer this year. Email questions to reflections.at.discovery@gmail.com ... read full article
School Supplies for Next YearStephanie Blecha-Maharaj4/1/20238/27/2023
School Supplies for Next Year
Order Your School Supply Kits! These teacher-approved kits include everything a Discovery student will need, all in one convenient box! Kits will ship directly to your home approximately 10 days after you order.  ➡️  ORDER HERE ⬅️ Go Green Using supplies you already have is absolutely acceptable - scissors, rulers, etc. Discovery school supply lists for K-5 If it is a hardship to purchase supplies, please reach out to our school counselor, Ms. Denise as she will have supplies and backpacks available from the Issaquah Schools Foundation. ... read full article
Discovery Math Game NightStephanie Blecha-Maharaj2/20/20243/7/2024
Discovery Math Game Night
Come for the free pizza with our Discovery PTSA and stay for the Math Game Night! Play math games with Discovery teachers and your family. Drop in anytime from 5:30-7:00pm. Link to RSVP https://forms.office.com/r/0J6taK6dpt ... read full article
2024 Multicultural NightStephanie Blecha-Maharaj2/13/20243/23/2024
2024 Multicultural Night
Please sign up to contribute at Multicultural Night! Register now to bring bites of food, a country poster, or volunteer and automatically be pre-registered to attend the event.  General event registration opens on 3/1/23. We look forward to a fun night with our Discovery community! ... read full article
Ellie Peterson is coming to Discovery!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj12/6/20233/1/2024
Ellie Peterson is coming to Discovery!
In celebration of Read Across America Week at Discovery (2/26/24-3/1/24), we are so excited to welcome Ellie Peterson, local author and illustrator, to Discovery on Friday, 3/1/24! You can order a copy of her book from Brick & Mortar Books and Ellie Peterson will personalize and autograph it for your student & family! She will deliver her personalized copies during her visit at Discovery on 3/1/24. Order here: https://www.brickandmortarbooks.com/resources/ellie-peterson-school-visits   Orders close 2/21/24.  Learn more about Ellie Peterson here: https://www.elliepetersonart.com/ ... read full article
Join us for a special PTSA General MeetingStephanie Blecha-Maharaj11/6/202311/21/2023
Join us for a special PTSA General Meeting
Join us for a special PTSA General Meeting Vote to approve new PTSA Board Members Vote to approve funding for Family Winter event *All Discovery families are welcome and encouraged to attend.  *Anyone is welcome to submit a nomination to the PTSA Board* *Email askdiscoveryptsa@gmail.com for questions and nominations* Tuesday, November 21st, 2023 at 1030am on Zoom https://zoom.us/j/95034466108?pwd=SXV3N0FCdDU0Z01mVzVLRm1QZ1FQZz09 Agenda: Discovery PTSA 2.6.9 General Membership Meeting #2 11/21/23 at 10:30am virtual meeting Welcome and Call to Order Sign in and establish quorum New business Nominate and vote for open position: Secretary Vote on funding for Family Cocoa event Adjourn ... read full article
Save the date for 2024 Discovery PTSA events and programsStephanie Blecha-Maharaj10/29/20236/30/2024
Save the date for 2024 Discovery PTSA events and programs
Our Discovery PTSA website is always the most up to date for current PTSA programs and events. Each event is run by parent volunteers and we need parent committees (you never have to do anything on your own!) for each event so reach out with your interest! There is something for everyone! Now - March 2024: Yearbook volunteer page designs & photo collection . We need parents to help with their student's class candid page - easy job to get one candid picture per student. in No design experience needed, work from a computer at home! Get support from yearbook ... read full article
Student designed yearbook coverStephanie Blecha-Maharaj10/27/202311/10/2023
Student designed yearbook cover
Guidelines & submission info here ... read full article
LAST CHANCE to order spirit wear!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj10/24/202311/1/2023
LAST CHANCE to order spirit wear!
A 2nd order of spirit wear has been requested by families so don't miss out this time around.  Orders will close on Wednesday, 11/1/23 so this order can arrive in mid-November.  Order here! ... read full article
Scholastic Bookfair & Ice Cream SocialErin Daniels9/18/20239/29/2023
Scholastic Bookfair & Ice Cream Social
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Kindness Week is coming to Discovery!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj2/6/20242/17/2024
Kindness Week is coming to Discovery!
February 12-16, 2024: Join in the fun however you would like! Monday: We are a Rainbow of Kindness. Wear your Favorite Color of the Rainbow! Tuesday: Be Unique. Wear Unique Socks or Hair! Wednesday: Wear your Heart on your Sleeve. Wear red, pink, purple, or white or something with hearts on it! Thursday: Discovery’s Kindness is Cool. Wear Discovery Spirt Wear or Blue and White! Friday: I Dream of Kindness. Wear Pajamas or Cozy Clothes! Plus Discovery Students can join in on these fun activities: Write a letter to a Senior Citizen – Discovery students can write letters and draw ... read full article
Kindergarten Registration is open now!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj2/3/20244/19/2024
Kindergarten Registration is open now!
Register your incoming kindergarten student here!   Please share with friends and neighbors in the ISD school district to let them know that it is time to register for next year.  Early registration is important for families to receive information needed for spring meetings and school visits plus staff planning. Watch for information for Discovery Spring & Summer Playdates Make a free PTSA account to get our emails about spring playdates.                           Sign up here to join the incoming kindergarten meet up group. ... read full article
Trick or Treat TrailJillian Born9/30/202310/27/2023
Trick or Treat Trail
Friday, October 27, 2023 5:30 - 8:30 PM 👻 A free event for Discovery families with candy, games, entertainment and more! A reservation time is REQUIRED for entry. 🎃 Fall Fundraiser donors get early access and first pick to reservation times on Thursday, October 19 at noon. 🎟 General registration opens Friday, October 20 at noon. 🧡 Registration will close October 26 at 5 pm. 🖤 We need over 150 volunteers. We are looking for parents, middle school and high school students to help. Click below to sign up. RESERVE NOW! ... read full article
Special Education PTSAStephanie Blecha-Maharaj9/10/20236/30/2024
Special Education PTSA
Did you know there is an Issaquah Special Education PTSA that is open to all parents in the Issaquah School District? Join them at any of their monthly meet ups to connect with other parents. Events are open to all parents. No membership required. ... read full article
ParentWiserStephanie Blecha-Maharaj8/26/20233/8/2024
ParentWiser
Check out ParentWiser for registration information. ... read full article
Welcome New Discovery Families!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj5/31/202312/31/2023
Welcome New Discovery Families!
Welcome new Discovery families! Sign up here to make a free PTSA account . ... read full article
Cultural BridgesStephanie Blecha-Maharaj1/6/20236/30/2024
Cultural Bridges
Check out the 2023-24 Family Guide for helpful information about Issaquah schools. Did you know Cultural Bridges is an electronic magazine made just for families in the Issaquah School District? It is published in 8 languages including Arabic, Chinese, English, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Vietnamese. ... read full article
Thank You from our Discovery Library!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj9/13/202310/31/2023
Thank You from our Discovery Library!
Check out this video from Mrs. Gage! Our Discovery PTSA is so proud to collaborate with Mrs. Gage, our Discovery Librarian, to provide many new books to the Discovery library each year. Mrs. Gage chooses specialized themes and book titles fitting for Discovery students. Thank you for your donations to Discovery PTSA so we can continue enhancing all students' education and library experience! ... read full article
Smith Brothers Home DeliveryStephanie Blecha-Maharaj8/26/20226/30/2024
Smith Brothers Home Delivery
Discount for you, Donation for us! Each new Smith Brothers Farms customer who signs up for home delivery using code DISCOVERY receives $15 in free groceries and activates a $50 donation from Smith Brothers to our PTSA! Sign up here! ... read full article
Issaquah Schools FoundationStephanie Blecha-Maharaj2/4/20243/30/2024
Issaquah Schools Foundation
Nourish Every Mind Student Showcase is coming up soon! Did you know the Vox Audiobooks in our Discovery Library were funded by a teacher grant from the Issaquah Schools Foundation? Because of the generous teacher grants they provide, our Discovery students have access to high quality audiobooks in a variety of languages and representing the diverse cultures of our school community! Discovery families and caregivers are always welcome to visit Mrs. Gage in the library and see these fabulous books on display! With that, the Issaquah Schools Foundation and Principal Keegan invite you to join them at the Nourish Every ... read full article
Reflections FinalistsStephanie Blecha-Maharaj12/9/20233/31/2024
Reflections Finalists
Discovery PTSA is a proud supporter of Reflections - a nationwide arts recognition program for students.  The latest news! We have two Discovery students whose Reflections submissions are advancing to the Washington state level!   Devaansh A. in Ms. Peterson's kindergarten class and  Dhruva U. in Ms. Somnis' 4th grade class both qualified with entries in the literature category.    Everyone is welcomed to attend the Reflections Receptions on Thursday, 1/25/24 from 6:30-8:00pm at Issaquah High School for an art walk gallery of this year's school and district finalists!     We are proud of all our Discovery students who ... read full article
Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink FundraiserStephanie Blecha-Maharaj11/2/20231/15/2024
Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink Fundraiser
It's time to go ice skating with friends and family! Mention Discovery at check in and $3 from each paid admission will be donated back to the Discovery PTSA! Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink | Bellevue, WA ... read full article
Volunteer Opportunity - Hearing and Vision ScreeningLeigha Bice10/3/202310/26/2023
Volunteer Opportunity - Hearing and Vision Screening
Volunteers are needed on Thursday, October 26 th  for our annual school-wide Vision and Hearing Screening. We need 8 volunteers per shift and there are two shifts available.  Shift 1 is from 10 am - 1 pm and Shift 2 is from 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Training and light snacks will be provided. Each volunteer must have an approved ISD Volunteer application for 2023-24.  Please review the available slots at the SignUpGenius below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you! https://www.signupgenius.com/ go/10C0D44AEA722AAFC1- 44765747-discovery#/ ... read full article
Make or update your Discovery PTSA account for 2023-24!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj8/6/202310/28/2023
Make or update your Discovery PTSA account for 2023-24!
Update your child's grade and teacher on your PTSA account here. Order your yearbook here. Join or renew your 2023-24 PTSA membership here. Complete your district volunteer application here . You must be cleared by the district to volunteer inside the school. It is required each year for returning volunteers. Please reach out to us with any questions at askdiscoveryptsa@gmail.com. Thank you from your 2023-24 Discovery PTSA Board Volunteers! Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj (President), Erin Daniels (Treasurer), & Megan Walters (Secretary) ... read full article
Open Lead Volunteer PositionsStephanie Blecha-Maharaj8/5/20238/19/2023
Open Lead Volunteer Positions
WE NEED YOUR HELP! In order for events to happen, we need a volunteer or a team of volunteers to take the lead. Events and programs without a lead volunteer will be cancelled. In school help: Community Garden, Lost & Found Coordinator (all year), Popcorn Fridays (monthly), Sweets for Staff (December 2023), Staff Appreciation (May 2024) Work from home/virtual work/Planning & Coordination: Yearbook, Reflections art program, Holiday Gift Barn, 5th grade promotion events, FACE (Family and Community Engagement) Liaison. Planning for family evening events: Family STEAM Night, Multicultural Night, Talent Show. Interested, but not sure where to start? Our PTSA ... read full article
Math ChallengeStephanie Blecha-Maharaj9/20/20235/31/2024
Math Challenge
Click here for  Discovery's Math Challenge ... read full article
Join our Discovery PTSAStephanie Blecha-Maharaj8/6/20238/25/2023
Join our Discovery PTSA
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