• 17 Sep 2017

    September 2017

    Dear Discovery Families: Welcome to the 2017-18 school year. I am happy to report that the year is off to a smooth start. Thank you to the office staff and custodians, for their constant attention to preparation for the year ahead. You ma...
    • 20 Jun 2017

    June 2017

    Dear Discovery Families: How the year flies by! It’s June and we are all feeling antsy for some time off this summer. The staff has worked hard to make the year meaningful for your children. Our students have also worked hard; they have grown academically, socially, and physically! With the close of the school year, I have changes to report. Some folks are retiring, and some moving on to new adventures. Kelvie...
    • 1 Mar 2017

    March 2017

    Dear Families, You know, we title the communication posted on our website, The Eagle's Nest. Over the last five months this title has taken on specific meaning for me, as I have been observing two eagles and their nest near my home. I often stop ...
    • 14 Jun 2016

    June 2016

    Dear Discovery Families, The school year is winding down nicely. Our students are busy completing projects and celebrating all they have learned this year. We wish them well this summer, and look forward, even now, to next September, when they arrive...
    • 18 May 2016

    May 2016

    Dear Families: I said to the Director of Elementary Education yesterday, I feel like the luckiest principal in the whole country--and I meant it! Though experiences throughout the year lead me to say this, events of the last few weeks’ especial...
    • 24 Mar 2016

    March 2016

    Dear Families, March is an exciting month at Discovery. A week ago, close to 500 people attended our Literacy Night where teachers led seminars for parents and students on how to help children improve the quality of writing. The planning committee, i...
    • 12 Nov 2015

    A Note for November

    Dear Discovery Families: October 7 th was an exciting day here at Discovery. On this day, the entire student body, along with many parents and teachers, participated in our "Fun Run". Students ran, and ran, and ran, in circles around the gym, to loud...
    • 8 Oct 2015

    A Note for October

    Dear Discovery Families: September was truly enjoyable here at Discovery. Great preparation on the part of our staff members made it so. It is also in large part due to you, our parents. Discovery students arrive to school well-prepared to learn. They...
    • 31 Aug 2015

    A Note for September!

    Dear Discovery Families: The staff members and I are so looking forward to welcoming your children back to school this September. Teachers, office secretaries, and custodians have worked hard all summer to assure we are prepared with a safe, orderly,...
    • 25 Aug 2015

    Meet your Teacher for the 2015-2016 School Year!

    Have you turned in your forms & found out who will be your new teacher this year? If so, join us for... Take 5! Monday, August 31st 9:30-10 ECE, Kindergarten, & 1st Grade 10:30-11 2nd & 3rd Grade 11:30-12 4th & 5th Grade Don't forget...
    • 11 Aug 2015

    Welcome Back Eagles!!!

    We hope to see you all for... Taking Care of Business on Wednesday, August 19th from 9am to 3pm Bring back all four of the required forms & g et your teacher placement for the 2 015-2016 School Year! Can't make it on this date? The...
    • 2 Jun 2015

    A Note for June

    Greetings Discovery Community, It’s hard to believe that we are coming to the end of the school year. June is a time of celebrations and “end of the year” picnics, concerts, and graduations. June is also a time of celebrating the great growth that...
    • 3 Apr 2015

    A Note for April

    Dear Discovery Family, Thank you so much for your offers of support this past week. Many of you have asked about ways to support Mrs. Henderson. To bring meals: Please sign up by visiting TakeThemAMeal.com and locating the schedule by recipient...
    • 6 Mar 2015

    A Note for March

    Discovery Community, " Kindness " is one word that comes to my mind when I think of Discovery. One way that students and the community were able to share kindness in February was through "Hearts 4 Maddie." Thank you Katie McDorman for organizing "Hearts...
    • 23 Feb 2015

    A Note for February

    Discovery Community- It has been a phenomenal year for the Seahawks. What a tough loss last night, but I still love this team, not only for the wins, but for what they stand for on and off the field. As an educa-tor and as a parent I believe that there...