Calling All Explorers: Get Your Discovery Yard Sign!
Exciting news--The PTA is distributing Discovery yard signs to show off your love of Discovery and boost excitement for the school year. Signs can be picked up from the Discovery Loop on Friday, Sept 4 from 12-1:30 pm and Monday, Sept 7 from 10-11:30 am.
Volunteer with the Discovery PTA!
Looking to get involved with Discovery, meet other parents, and have a lot of fun? Join us! There are lots of ways to get involved and we need your help! With distance learning, we're getting creative and trying out new ideas so it's a great time to join in. We have opportunities big and small, and most can be done from the comfort of your home. Fill out this BRIEF Survey
to tell us a little bit about you, and we will match you with an opportunity to help.
Friends Don't Let Friends Miss Out on School News
Communication is going to be a key part of getting through this unusual school year. We plan to send out lots of helpful dates and information every two weeks in the PTA Newsletter. If you know anyone at Discovery who isn't already on our list, please remind them to update their Membership Toolkit account and opt in so we can keep them in the loop. You do not have to join the PTA to get these emails, just update your account and opt in. Don't forget to add your child's teacher in Toolkit so their classmates can find them.
Other good ways to stay in the know include the Discovery PTA Twitter (@DiscoveryESPTA) and Facebook (@DiscoveryElemPTA) feeds.
Discovery's Vegetable Garden STILL Needs Farmers
Looking for a COVID-safe, family-friendly volunteer opportunity to do with your kids? Sign up to take care of Discovery's vegetable garden for one week! Get all the details and claim your week here.
In the time of COVID-19, participation in the arts is more important now than ever before. National PTA's Reflections program provides students with opportunities for recognition and access to the arts to boost confidence and success in the arts and in life.
Each year, over 300,000 students (Pre-K through 12th) create original works of art in response to a student-selected theme. Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts.
Top winners from the local level have the opportunity to advance to the council, state and national level. The student-selected theme for the 2020-2021 program year is I Matter Because....
Learn more about this year's Reflections