Classroom Expectations

Be kind. Be safe. Be responsible.

Parent Night

HEY Parents!!   Ready to learn some great tips and ideas for the summer months.

WE HAVE TWO GREAT OPPORTUNITIES THIS MONTH FOR PARENTING WORKSHOPS:

  1. Parent Night to learn about Social Emotional Learning

Please join us at one of these parent nights!   NO sign up necessary.

Second Step is the curriculum that is being taught K-8 and this parent night will highlight ways that you can support your child’s emotional growth at home.

The Elementary School Behavior Coaches will be presenting helpful information for parents of K-8 students.

Maywood Middle School - May 21, 6-7 pm

Beaver Lake Middle School - May 30, 6-7pm (closest location)

Issaquah Middle School - June 11, 6-7pm

 (COME TO ANY OF THESE EVENINGS FOR THE SAME PRESENTATION)

 

  1. PARENT EDUCATION ON FAMILIES AND SCREENS

If this cartoon is how you feel sometimes, please join other parents from Discovery and Creekside in learning about how to balance family life and screens.

 FREE!   Sign up here

 WHEN: Wednesday, May 22nd

WHERE: Creekside Elementary (due to our construction, we are offering this at the beautiful multi-purpose room of Creekside).

TIME:  6-8PM

Homework

A child's work is play. Please make sure that your child is getting time to play both indoors and outdoors before and/or after school.

Please also take some time to talk with your child about what they did each day in school. For example; what was hard about today, what was easy, what was fun, etc.

In addition to play and conversations about their school day, it is important that your child spends 20 minutes per night interacting with books. That can be you reading to them, them reading to you, and/or you both reading together. While reading with your child, take time to ask them questions about the story and the characters. Talking with children about what they are reading supports their reading comprehension and vocabulary development. For example; Who was the main character of the story? What happened in the beginning of the story? The middle of the story? The end of the story? What was your favorite part of the story? Etc.

Thank you! Your support in your child's education is instrumental and foundational in their enjoyment and success in school.

A Message from our Counselor - March 2019

Miss Denise’s Counselor Corner

…..From Miss Denise  

PARENT EDUCATION ON FAMILIES AND SCREENS

If this cartoon is how you feel sometimes, please join other parents from Discovery and Creekside in learning about how to balance family life and screens! 

 FREE!   Sign up here

 WHEN: Wednesday, May 22nd

WHERE: Creekside Elementary (due to our construction, we are offering it at the beautiful multi-purpose room of Creekside).

TIME:  6-8PM

Sponsored by the Creekside and Discovery PTSAs

 NO child care will be available, but we will have light refreshments.

Details: The presentation will be hosted by Jocelyn Skillman LMHC, MHP, CMHS.

Jocelyn is a mother, mental health counselor, and child mental health specialist supporting individuals and families on the Eastside. She strives to passionately support our community in navigating the impact of media use and screen time.

She has been a featured panelist and presenter at multiple agencies and events including three State of Mind Conferences hosted by the Issaquah Schools Foundation.

Topics covered include:

  • How screen use impacts the mental health of children
  • How to create a balance with media usage now and during the summer months
  • Ideas and resources for creating a family media plan

  FREE!  Sign up here

 

Denise Darnell  (AKA “Miss Denise”)

www.missdenisediscovery.weebly.com

GUIDANCE COUNSELOR

DISCOVERY ELEMENTARY 837-4097

DARNELLD@ISSAQUAH.WEDNET.EDU

“Every day there is an opportunity for kindness.”

Weekly Sharing/Star of the Week Schedule

Weekly sharing day schedule 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Corinne

Elena

Isha

Alex

Shuhe

Irha

Logan

Owen

Myra

Yash

Sanvi

Aavyan

Nihal

Nandu

Fiona

Jayla

Weekly Specialist Schedule

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

12:55 – 1:25 pm

PE

Music

Early Release @ 1:30 pm

PE

Music

1:25 – 1:55 pm

Library

 

 

 

 

Class Birthday Celebrations

We LOVE celebrating student birthday in class! If you would like to bring treats or goodie bags or just come in on the day of your child's birthday we would LOVE to have you! If your child has a summer birthday, we will be celebrating their summer birthdays in the month of June, before school gets out for summer vacation.

Please note the following; We are lucky to have no allergies in the class. Our only dietary restrictions are NO beef, NO pork, and NO gelatin. Otherwise all treats are welcome!

Please come in at 3PM so we can use the last part of the day to celebrate!