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Fall Fundraiser 2022
🍁 FALL FUNDRAISER 2022 🏈 Raising money to benefit Discovery's students! October 3 - 17, 2022 Our Fall Fundraiser starts Monday, October 3 and ends Monday, October 17 . Our goal is to raise $35,000 to fund programs and events sponsored by the Discovery PTSA. If we reach our goal, Blitz from the Seattle Seahawks will visit Discovery! DONATE NOW! ... read full article
Author:
Jillian Born 
Show from:
9/29/2022-10/21/2022

ParentWiser
    Join ParentWiser for a virtual lecture offered to families in Issaquah Schools October 4th at 7pm Register here on Eventbrite Would you like to know how to help your children realize their potential and thrive? Join us for an evening with Scott Barry Kaufman, renowned humanistic psychologist and cognitive scientist. Using his research, knowledge of the science, and wisdom gained through personal experience, Kaufman will offer insight into how our students can live a more creative, fulfilling, and self-actualized life. See the lineup for all of the 2022-2023 Calendar of Events here: ParentWiser ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
9/26/2022-10/5/2022

Volunteer for Hearing & Vision Screening
Volunteer at Discovery's Hearing & Vision Screening Sign up for a shift on Monday, 11/7/22 in the morning or afternoon or both.  Sign up here . You must be cleared as a volunteer. If you haven't started your application process, click here. You can sign up for a shift now while your volunteer clearance is processing.  Email Discovery's nurse, Taimay Jones, at jonest@issaquah.wednet.edu with any questions.  ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
9/30/2022-11/1/2022

Math Challenge
Math Challenge 2022-2023 Our Discovery PTSA is excited to offer Math Challenge for the 2nd year! Math Challenge is a free, virtual enrichment program open to all Discovery students from kindergarten to 5th grade. Access the challenges on the website below and submit your student's answers online.  Join anytime in the school year.  Check the Math Challenge for dates for new challenges Math Challenge starts September 23rd, 2022 Click here to access the Math Challenge Contact Anjali Tandon at discovery.math.challenge@gmail.com with any questions. ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
8/3/2022-5/1/2023

Reflections
      Reflections "Show Your Voice!" Reflections is a long-standing National PTA program that has helped students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life. Our Discovery PTSA is proud to support our students' participation in Reflections each year. Get Your Young Artist Involved with Reflections 2022-2023. This year's theme is "Show Your Voice!" Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, ... read full article
Author:
Jillian Born 
Show from:
8/3/2021-10/22/2022

Smith Brothers
Smith Brothers Home Delivery Discount for you, Donation for us! Discovery Elementary PTSA is partnering with Smith Brothers Farms to raise money. 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!    Join Smith Brothers Farms today! Smith Brothers Farms, the Puget Sound's homegrown dairy and grocery home delivery brand, is continuing their legacy of partnering with local schools. Donations support local programs, education, and extra-curricular activities in our community.  Sign up here and you will automatically get the ... read full article
Author:
Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj 
Show from:
8/26/2022-6/30/2023

PTSA Board for 2022-2023
Meet the New 2022-2023 Executive Board   Welcome to our new executive board for the 2022-2023 school year. Thank you for your dedication to our PTSA! President:  Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj |  Vice-President:  OPEN Treasurer:  Erin Daniels |  Secretary: Megan Walters As we work towards next year, we will be looking for parents who would like to get involved and help support our programs. To learn what opportunities would be a good match, please contact us . ... read full article
Author:
Jillian Born 
Show from:
5/26/2022-9/30/2022
Fall Fundraiser 2022Jillian Born9/29/202210/21/2022
Fall Fundraiser 2022
🍁 FALL FUNDRAISER 2022 🏈 Raising money to benefit Discovery's students! October 3 - 17, 2022 Our Fall Fundraiser starts Monday, October 3 and ends Monday, October 17 . Our goal is to raise $35,000 to fund programs and events sponsored by the Discovery PTSA. If we reach our goal, Blitz from the Seattle Seahawks will visit Discovery! DONATE NOW! ... read full article
ParentWiserStephanie Blecha-Maharaj9/26/202210/5/2022
ParentWiser
    Join ParentWiser for a virtual lecture offered to families in Issaquah Schools October 4th at 7pm Register here on Eventbrite Would you like to know how to help your children realize their potential and thrive? Join us for an evening with Scott Barry Kaufman, renowned humanistic psychologist and cognitive scientist. Using his research, knowledge of the science, and wisdom gained through personal experience, Kaufman will offer insight into how our students can live a more creative, fulfilling, and self-actualized life. See the lineup for all of the 2022-2023 Calendar of Events here: ParentWiser ... read full article
Spirit wear sale ends soon!Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj9/9/20229/25/2022
Spirit wear sale ends soon!
      One last chance to order your Discovery Spirit Wear!  Because our bulk order finalizes on Monday morning, our sale will be open until the evening of Sunday, 9/25.  Orders will be delivered in early October. Order here! Shirts, sweatshirts, and athletic sweatshirts in youth and adult sizes for students, Discovery staff, parents, and volunteers to show your Discovery spirit at school and around town!                     Newly added adult sweatshirts with a full zipper!  Watch for a volunteer work party invite to sort and bag spirit wear for student ... read full article
Back to School Ice Cream SocialStephanie Blecha-Maharaj9/7/20229/16/2022
Back to School Ice Cream Social
    Discovery PTSA invites you to our  Back to School Ice Cream Social Friday, 9/16/22 6:00pm-7:30pm Discovery Playground & Undercover Basketball Area Free event for Discovery families. Registration ahead of time is required. Come enjoy an ice cream bar, play with friends on the playground, pose for a photo op, dance to some music, and get to know other Discovery families.  All current Discovery families are welcome. Ice cream bars available for family members of all ages. Come anytime from 6:00-7:30pm. Enter the gate at the North Entrance (near the portables and preschool playground). Register here. Family events cannot ... read full article
Park Meet Up After Meet the TeacherStephanie Blecha-Maharaj8/25/20228/29/2022
Park Meet Up After Meet the Teacher
    Join us for a Park Playdate after Discovery's Meet the Teacher Monday, 8/29/22 9:45-11:30am Meet at Beaver Lake Ballfields at 2526 244th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA 98075 Come meet other Discovery families while the kids play and have a popsicle!  Meet at the park after your session of Meet the Teacher to enjoy some time to chat with parents while kids play as Discovery's playground will not be available.  ... read full article
Tissues and Tears Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj8/25/20229/3/2022
Tissues and Tears
Tissues and Tears Join Discovery PTSA and Kindergarten and ECE parents on the first day of school on Friday, 9/2/22 at 9:15am near the front of the school for a special Tissues and Tears event. Celebrate your child's 1st day at Discovery and meet and connect with other Discovery parents going through the same thing.  ... read full article
Mariners TicketsJillian Born6/13/20227/22/2022
Mariners Tickets
Seattle Mariners Discounted Ticket Sale We have teamed up with the Seattle Mariners to offer our Discovery families, friends and staff discounted  ticket prices with a portion coming back to the Discovery PTSA.  ➡️  ORDER HERE  ⬅️ Use Promo Code "DISCOVERYELEMENTARY" ✅ GAME DAY is Sunday, July 24 at 1:10 PM at T-Mobile Park in Seattle Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros ⚾ GAME HIGHLIGHTS: Run Around the Bases (postgame):  All kids 14 and under can run the bases at T-Mobile Park after the game! AND t here will be a special Discovery Elementary “shout-out” on the message board during the ... read full article
Summer Meet-UpsJillian Born6/6/20228/27/2022
Summer Meet-Ups
Summer Meet-Ups Join Discovery PTSA for our Discovery summer meet ups for all new and returning Discovery students and our incoming kindergarten families. Come meet up with classmates, have a popsicle  and play on the school playground. ☀️   Thursday, June 23, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Saturday, July 30, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Saturday, August 27, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ... read full article
Volunteer for Hearing & Vision Screening Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj9/30/202211/1/2022
Volunteer for Hearing & Vision Screening
Volunteer at Discovery's Hearing & Vision Screening Sign up for a shift on Monday, 11/7/22 in the morning or afternoon or both.  Sign up here . You must be cleared as a volunteer. If you haven't started your application process, click here. You can sign up for a shift now while your volunteer clearance is processing.  Email Discovery's nurse, Taimay Jones, at jonest@issaquah.wednet.edu with any questions.  ... read full article
Join Discovery PTSAStephanie Blecha-Maharaj8/25/20229/8/2022
Join Discovery PTSA
  Join Discovery's PTSA today! Our Discovery families join our PTSA for many reasons. What is yours? Stay up to date on what is happening at Discovery. Participate in our General Membership Meetings and vote on current agenda items. Register for PTSA-sponsored events at Discovery. Find volunteer opportunities to be involved in our school and community programs.  Contribute to all the work the Washington State PTA does for local and state advocacy for our children. Receive PTA membership discounts like these. Annual membership rates are $35 Family / $20 Individual / $10 Discovery staff  We appreciate your support to our ... read full article
Math ChallengeStephanie Blecha-Maharaj8/3/20225/1/2023
Math Challenge
Math Challenge 2022-2023 Our Discovery PTSA is excited to offer Math Challenge for the 2nd year! Math Challenge is a free, virtual enrichment program open to all Discovery students from kindergarten to 5th grade. Access the challenges on the website below and submit your student's answers online.  Join anytime in the school year.  Check the Math Challenge for dates for new challenges Math Challenge starts September 23rd, 2022 Click here to access the Math Challenge Contact Anjali Tandon at discovery.math.challenge@gmail.com with any questions. ... read full article
ReflectionsJillian Born8/3/202110/22/2022
Reflections
      Reflections "Show Your Voice!" Reflections is a long-standing National PTA program that has helped students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life. Our Discovery PTSA is proud to support our students' participation in Reflections each year. Get Your Young Artist Involved with Reflections 2022-2023. This year's theme is "Show Your Voice!" Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, ... read full article
Smith BrothersStephanie Blecha-Maharaj8/26/20226/30/2023
Smith Brothers
Smith Brothers Home Delivery Discount for you, Donation for us! Discovery Elementary PTSA is partnering with Smith Brothers Farms to raise money. 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!    Join Smith Brothers Farms today! Smith Brothers Farms, the Puget Sound's homegrown dairy and grocery home delivery brand, is continuing their legacy of partnering with local schools. Donations support local programs, education, and extra-curricular activities in our community.  Sign up here and you will automatically get the ... read full article
PTSA Board for 2022-2023Jillian Born5/26/20229/30/2022
PTSA Board for 2022-2023
Meet the New 2022-2023 Executive Board   Welcome to our new executive board for the 2022-2023 school year. Thank you for your dedication to our PTSA! President:  Stephanie Blecha-Maharaj |  Vice-President:  OPEN Treasurer:  Erin Daniels |  Secretary: Megan Walters As we work towards next year, we will be looking for parents who would like to get involved and help support our programs. To learn what opportunities would be a good match, please contact us . ... read full article
School Supplies for Next YearJillian Born5/19/20229/19/2022
School Supplies for Next Year
School Supply Kits for Next Year on Sale 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. Last day to order is September 30, 2022. See flyer HERE . ➡️  ORDER HERE  ⬅️ If you would like to purchase your own supplies or reuse what you have, please find a complete list of teacher-approved supplies by grade here. If it is a hardship to purchase supplies, please reach out to our school counselor, Ms. Denise at  darnelld@issaquah.wednet.edu . She will have supplies ... read full article
School Supplies for Next YearJillian Born5/7/20225/8/2022
School Supplies for Next Year
Order School Supply Kits for Next Year These teacher-approved kits include everything a Discovery student will need, all in one convenient kit! Kits will ship directly to your home. There will not be an opportunity to buy these kits 6/25 Order HERE Sale ends xxxxx If you would like to purchase your own supplies or reuse what you have, please find a complete list of teacher-approved supplies here  by grade. If you need assistance, please connect with Issquah Schools Foundation for anonymous support from their Tools4School program. Sign up here . ... read full article
Help Make 2022-2023 a Success!Jillian Born3/13/20229/1/2022
Help Make 2022-2023 a Success!
Chair an Event or Program Next Year! The Discovery PTSA is looking for chairs/co-chairs to support our beloved programs and events next year, 2022-2023. With Covid-19 on the decline, we hope next year will allow us to bring normalcy back to our programing.   However, without volunteer leadership support, we simple cannot do it. This SURVEY  will help us connect with you and provide you more information and answer questions about the programs and events you are interested in. This is not a commitment. All chairs will receive training and guidance. We are one big team. This is also a ... read full article

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