Discover U, Discover Learning!

December 2017 Nurture*Inspire*Empower

December 13th-Disney Spectacular Music Program

It's that time of year!

Discover U students have been practicing their classroom song and choreography! The special event will be Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 6:00PM in the Discover U Gymnasium.

Kids need to be at school and in classrooms by 5:45.

*Your child’s teacher will be communicating the wardrobe.

"How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it." -George Elliston

Our Mission is to provide a school that works for all students: academically-socially-emotionally.

Our vision is to be the most student-centered school working to nurture, inspire, and empower our learners so that they become strong, successful individuals with 21st century skills. We define 21st century skills as being a critical thinker/problem solver, empowered, collaborative, curious, innovative, and resilient.

As Explorers We Are...

Respectful, Kind, Proactive, Courageous

Critical Thinkers, Collaborative, Curious, Creative, Empowered, Resilient

Save a Spot in Kindergarten Next Year!

In order to save your child's spot in Discover U's wonderful kindergarten classrooms join us for Kinder Round Up! You will get an opportunity to speak with our kindergarten teachers, explore the classrooms, tour the school, register, and much more! Our first one is Friday, December 8th from 2:00pm-4:00pm.
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Student Council

Our 5th and 6th grade students have run and elected their Student Council members. We have a President, Vice President, Public Relations Master, Photo Master, and Awesome Makers. They plan to support Discover U in creating a school that works for ALL kids, while nurturing, inspiring, and empowering students to become strong 21st learners.

Discover U Proudly Supports a Uniform Policy

We know that it is starting to get chilly out. Even with the chilly temperatures Discover U still proudly supports a uniform policy.

The Discover U uniform shirt or sweater and khaki colored bottoms completes our dress code Monday through Thursday. On Fridays, students are allowed to wear denim bottoms with their uniform shirt. This is optional, of course. If the student is not wearing denim bottoms with their uniform shirt, then the expectation is that the student is in the school uniform.

Shirts and sweaters are for sale in the front office. Please call if you have any questions 623-974-4827.

Discover U Parent Association (PTO)

Discover U's parent association meets the second Monday of every month at 5:30pm. Together with the school they are working to raise money for teachers, the campus, and increase parent volunteers.

This month they have kick started two fundraising opportunities for Discover U. We will have a Dine Out night at Chipotle on December 12th from 4:00pm-8:00pm. 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Discover U. Also, each classroom is collecting Box Tops. The classroom with the most Box Tops by December 18th will win a pizza part from the PTO. Please see the flyers below to learn more.

We would love to have more parents join us at our meetings. Our next meeting is December 11th from 5:30pm-6:30pm in the Learning Lounge.

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Watch Your Child & Our School Discover Learning!

DU Disney Spectacular

Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 6pm

13226 North 113th Avenue

Youngtown, AZ

Join us for a musical production of Disney classics.

Spirit Week

Monday, Dec. 18th, 8am to Thursday, Dec. 21st, 3pm

13226 North 113th Avenue

Youngtown, AZ

To celebrate the end of quarter 2 we will have a fun filled Spirit Week!

Last Day Before Winter Break

Thursday, Dec. 21st, 8:15am-3pm

13226 North 113th Avenue

Youngtown, AZ

There will be no school Friday 12/22/2017 through Friday, 1/5/2018. We will see everyone back at school on Monday, 1/8/2018.

Angela Makowski, School Leader

Angela Makowski is honored to lead Discover U. She earned her master’s degree in Educational Leadership and her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the Arizona State University. Her work has been devoted to creating a positive, safe, caring environment where students are nurtured, inspired, and empowered as learners.

See what's going on at Discover U by following our hashtag #DUexplorers