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Important! Sweets for Staff 2022

Sweets for Staff

Want to spread some holiday cheer to the teachers and staff of Discovery Elementary School? Bring homemade or store bought treats to the school on Monday December 12th by 9 am. Include a list of ingredients!

The PTSA will also be hosting a coffee cart for the staff. Please consider making a donation HERE towards the cost of the coffee vendor and any supplementary supplies.

We appreciate your participation in celebrating our Discovery teachers and staff!

IDEAS OF WHAT TO BRING
cookies, cakes, brownies, as well as vegan and gluten-free options. 


Eager Reader Design A Bookmark Contest!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eager Reader

Design a Bookmark Contest!

We are excited to announce that Eager Reader — a Discovery favorite — is just a few weeks away! This popular reading program motivates daily reading habits and lets students earn NEW books that they select themselves…all for FREE!

And of course these new books will need a bookmark, so every student participating will receive a FREE bookmark! And as a fun treat, this year’s bookmark will be designed by a Discovery student!

All Discovery students are encouraged to design a bookmark! If your student would like to submit a design for a chance to be our featured bookmark artist, please follow the steps below:

1. Print a blank bookmark template here, or create your own, ensuring that the bookmark dimensions are 2 inches wide by 7.25 inches tall. 

2. Only ONE submission per student; designs need to be ORIGINAL ARTWORK (no copyrighted material) and MUST be designed and created by the student. 

3. Bookmark designs can be in color or black and white; keep in mind that designs will need clear handwriting (not too small!) if desired, and designs shouldn’t be overly intricate as they may not reproduce properly.  

4. Digital art designs are acceptable as long as they are created by the student. 

5. Your student’s full name and grade need to be included with the bookmark design but NOT written within the 2x7.25 bookmark design area. 

6. Designs will be due no later than the end of the school day on Thursday, December 8th. Late submissions will not be accepted. 

7. Designs will need to be submitted in physical form (no email submissions allowed) on any type of paper that is able to be copied and/or scanned. Turn in your completed bookmark in the designated basket at the Discovery Library.

Start designing today! Discovery staff will vote and select one winner to have their bookmark be a part of our 2023 Eager Reader program!


Help a local child in need enjoy the holidays!

UPDATE! The Issaquah Food Bank relayed they have met their need for the Holiday Gift Barn. But, please consider a donation to the Food Bank to help families in need of food this winter and holiday season.

Donate to the Food Bank here: https://issaquahfoodbank.org/online-donations/

Did you know there are students in Issaquah Schools who are in need this holiday season?

Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank provides donations to 1,300 children so their families can have a great holiday season too. See their goal and progress here.

Another option is to donate directly online to the Holiday Gift Barn. This is an effective option if you participate in employee matching or need a receipt. Note in their comment section 'Holiday Gift Barn.' 

Thank you for your generosity to help local families!


Ice Skating

 

⛸Bellevue Ice Skating⛸

Bellevue Downtown Park

November 18th, 2022-January 8th, 2023

Go ice skating with your family and friends for a fun winter activity and when you mention Discovery a $3 donation for each paid admission will be donated to our Discovery PTSA. A fun time for all!

Buy tickets and get more info here


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 discount and Discovery will get the donation! Thank you!


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.

Students who complete 12 out of the 15 challenges will receive a prize at the end of the school year!

Click here to access the Math Challenge

Contact Anjali Tandon at discovery.math.challenge@gmail.com with any questions.


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Discovery PTSA 2.6.9 is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

Tax ID # 94-3152614

The mission of the Discovery PTSA is to advocate, support and enrich our students with educational programs and community building activities in partnership with teachers, staff, parents and the local community.

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