Military Family Playdate- Thursday, May 23rd

Attention Military Families! Join us for our final afterschool playdate of the year on May 23rd, Thursday, at 4 pm! One last chance to make some connections before some of us PCS. We will meet on the playground by the gym, all ages/grades are welcome. Embassy, State Department and foreign affairs families are welcome as well! We look forward to seeing you there!

Spirit Day- Friday, May 24th

Wear Red, White, and Blue ahead of the Memorial Day Weekend.



PTA Meeting- Thursday, May 30th


At the May 30th PTA meeting we will elect PTA board members for the upcoming school year. Nominations for all positions are now being accepted. Interested in joining the PTA Board or learning more? Please reach out to Nicole on the nominating committee at


Also on the agenda will be a discussion of the Math Curriculum, led by Principal Dr. Healy. If you have any questions regarding math instruction, please send them to




Order School Supplies for Next Year

Don’t miss the bus on ordering your child’s school supply kit! The deadline to order a Sprout School Supply Kit for the 24-25 school year is July 9. Back-to-school shopping has never been easier! Get your child’s teacher-requested school supply kit delivered directly to Discovery before the 1st day.  


Order now at with our School Code DES002. 

Discovery Gardens Parent Workgroup

Join us every Tuesday morning in the garden from 9 - 10 am through the end of the school year. We will support the students' and teachers' vision to plan and maintain the raised beds. Be a part of Discovery's sustainability mission and curriculum! 


Coffee and breakfast items will be provided. 
Parent contact: Haley Anderson 434-259-0144; 
Staff contact: Allison Hutto


Food Bus Volunteers Needed

During the school year, Discovery students donate over 2,800 pounds of food to AFAC (Arlington Food Assistance Program) through the Discovery Food Bus Program.


We need *one more* volunteer (parents and kids!) to drive the donations to AFAC on Friday, June 6 anytime between 2-4 pm


Please sign up here.

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Be sure and sign up or renew your membership for the 2023-2024 school year! The PTA’s calendar year runs from July 1st through June 30th, which means you must register every year if you wish to continue accessing The Directory and receiving our twice monthly newsletter, as well as other PTA communications throughout the school year.




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The Purpose of Founding the School | Tibetan Sponsorship Scheme

Discovery Explorers and their families proudly support local businesses in our community.  For details on opportunities to be featured on our website and/or newsletter for the 2023-2024 school year, please visit Discovery Sponsors.