Originally delivered on 7/8/2019 9:34 am

SUBJECT: Summer Discover Activities -- Discovery PTA Summer Newsletter, July 8, 2019


July 8, 2019


7/13 — Rising First Grade Play Date
7/16 — Rising K Play Date
7/31 — Summer Reading Nights

8/10 — Rising K Play Date
8/20 — Rising First Grade Play Date
8/21 — Rising K Play Date
8/23 — Teacher’s Return, PTA provides a Welcome Back Breakfast
8/25 — Rising K Play Date
8/28 — Summer Reading Nights
8/29 — Discovery Open House

It may be summer, but we still have some fun activities coming up for Explorers!

Ready to start planning for fall? We are currently updating the Discovery PTA calendar and website!

Rising K Play Dates
Attention all rising Discovery Elementary kindergartners!

For an opportunity to socialize and get to know some classmates before school starts in September, please join us for a play date!

All rising K’s and families welcome to attend. Please share with neighbors that have students starting at Discovery in September.

Play dates scheduled:

  • Tuesday, July 16th, 5pm at Hayes Park (sprayground) 1516 N Lincoln St.
    (Since it can be busy, be on the lookout for stickers we’ll make available to help us identify Discovery families)
  • Saturday, August 10th, 9am at Discovery small playground
  • Wednesday, August 21st, 5pm at Lyon Park (sprayground) 1800 N Highland St. (Since it can be busy, be on the lookout for stickers we’ll make available to help us identify Discovery families)
  • Sunday, August 25th, 9am at Discovery small playground

Rising First Grade Play Dates
We can't let the kindergartners have all the fun! We'd love to see our new and returning first grade families at these play dates!
  • Rising First Grade Play Date, Saturday, July 13th, 9:30am-11:00am, Discovery Playground (behind the school)
  • Rising First Grade Play Date, Tuesday, August 20th, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Discovery Playground (behind the school)

Summer Reading Nights

Come hear stories read by Discovery teachers during Summer Reading Nights at Westover Library. The nights will be the last Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Please mark your calendars - Wednesday July 31st and Wednesday August 28th.

To submit community news for publication in the Discovery PTA newsletter, please email a short blurb to Amber Taylor at newsletter@discoverypta.org 


We are currently offering sponsorship opportunities on the PTA website.  Becoming a sponsor allows you to advertise your business at an event, on our website, or in our newsletter while supporting our PTA. If you know anyone that is looking to do a little more marketing of their business or may be interested in becoming a sponsor, please let us know at fundraising@discoverypta.org

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Grocery Cards-one of our biggest fundraisers! 

Harris Teeter
Link your Harris Teeter VIC card to Discovery! Go to the Harris Teeter website and click
"Community" then "Together in Education". Search for Discovery (#2977).  Harris Teeter cards may be linked now for the 2017-2018 school year! You can also link your cards in the store at the Customer Service desk 

Please register your Giant cards to benefit Discovery. Go to Giant's website, click on Savings & Rewards, then "A+ School Rewards." Discovery is school #40035.

Amazon Smile

Support Discovery Elementary School PTA by shopping at AmazonSmile! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazomSmile purchase to Discovery PTA.


Box Tops

Don't forget to send in your Box Tops via backpack mail or drop them in the office. For a list of goods and products that support Box Tops, click here.  



Discovery Elementary PTA
5241 N. 36th St.
Arlington, VA 22207