Originally delivered on 7/12/2019 1:02 pm

SUBJECT: Deadline for Ordering School Supplies + Garden Time! -- Discovery PTA Summer Newsletter, July 12, 2019


July 12, 2019


7/13 — Rising First Grade Play Date
7/16 — Rising K Play Date
7/17 — Deadline for Sprout Orders
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

Check the PTA Calendar for more information.

We forgot two important updates in last week's email. Check them out below!

Also, you can get a jump on the fall and go ahead and become a member of the Discovery PTA!  Happy Friday!

Deadline for School Supply Orders!
There are only a few days left to order your child's exact, teacher requested school supplies from Sprout! The store will close on July 17th at midnight.  Be finished shopping in just a few clicks at www.sproutsupplies.com/supplykits and use school code DES002.  Relax the rest of the summer, Sprout has you covered!

Discovery's Garden Needs Your Help
Please sign up for one week this summer to water the garden plot daily, weed and harvest foods. Families are welcome to keep the vegetables harvested or make a delivery to AFAC.

Families are signed up through July, but we still need some help in August!

Here is the link for more information and to sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0849aaa829a3f58-summer

Play Dates and Summer Reading Nights
Visit the calendar or last week's newsletter for more information about the play dates for rising kindergarteners and rising first graders and Summer Reading Nights at the Westover Library.

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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Seasonal Roots CSA Delivered to Your Home!

Kids love veggies – if they’re SEASONAL ROOTS veggies! Sign up here for freshly harvested local produce that’s packed with flavor and nutrients, plus pastured eggs, grass-fed dairy and meat, and wholesome artisan fare, all local and home-delivered. Save $15 on the annual membership AND get $20 for Discovery PTA when you use the code: EATLOCALDES. 

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