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SST Discovery's Weekly Bulletin

May 1, 2019

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Discovery Events Calendar

Check out dates for upcoming school events and graduations!

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May 6th- May 10th

Parents, join us in showing appreciation for our hard working teachers and staff.



Monday - Thanks for being so sweet! Bring your teacher a sweet treat (candy bar, fruit, or their favorite snack).


Tuesday - Thanks for helping me bloom! Bring your teacher a flower or plant.


Wednesday - I am Soda-lighted you are my teacher! Bring your teacher a soda or favorite drink.


Thursday - You are a stuPENdous teacher! Bring your teacher a pen.


Friday - Thank you! Make your teacher a card



Parent help needed!


We need help providing teachers with a fun snack bar on National Teacher Appreciation Day, Tuesday, May 7th. Let's work together to make a grand gesture for our teachers! Parents may drop off items on Monday or Tuesday morning.


  • Balloons for decor ;)
  • cookies
  • cakes
  • fruit
  • chips
  • candy
  • more!

Wax Museum

Please consider joining us for our 9th annual Wax Museum!


When: Tuesday, May 7th

Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm


Location: Barnes and Noble Ingram (3 minute drive so it won't inconvenience you ;)


Students in grades 3rd through 8th grade will be presenting a book or biography at the event. Please come check it out!

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CLOSED CAMPUS

Thursday, May 9th through Friday, May 17th.


We will have a closed Campus during this time period to ensure we provide secure and successful testing environment.


No visitors will be granted access to classes or lunches.


Clubs and tutoring will also be over for the remainder of the year. Please contact the classroom teacher if you have any questions or concerns.

STAAR SCHEDULE- May 2019

Thursday, May 9th- Algebra EOC


  • 8A students


Friday, May 10th- MAKE UPS


Monday, May 13th- Math


  • 3rd grade
  • 4th Grade
  • 6th Grade
  • 7th Grade
  • 5th and 8th Retakes


Tuesday, May 14th- Reading


  • 3rd grade
  • 4th Grade
  • 6th Grade
  • 7th Grade
  • 5th and 8th Retakes



Wednesday, May 15th- Science


  • 5th Grade
  • 8th Grade



Thursday, May 16th- Social Studies


  • 8th Grade



Friday, May 17th- MAKE UPS

Please use this calendar for important dates on school events.
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Breakfast and Lunch Information

Costs Breakfast - $1.75          Lunch - $3.00 Reduced Breakfast– $.30     Reduced Lunch– $ .40 Al La Carte Milk = $.50 * Click the button for details on lunch time and access to school cafe accounts.  

Nutritious meals are available daily for a price of $1.75 for breakfast, $3.00 for lunch, and $0.50 for a la carte milk. Each student is provided a lunch account on to which money may be deposited. Households are also encouraged to pay towards their child’s lunch balance in SchoolCafé. To learn more about SchoolCafé, please visit their website: www.schoolcafe.com. To register for an account, please use this link: https://www.schoolcafe.com/register. You will find this campus name under the _enter the district name

from the below chart_ district If you need help, please call the school and ask to speak with the Lunch Clerk.


Should a student’s meal account balance fall below $0, he /she will be allowed to charge up to -$10.00. Once the negative meal account balance limit is reached, the student will receive an alternate meal. Alternate meals consist of cereal, fruit, and milk for breakfast; and for lunch, a sandwich, vegetable, and milk. If a student is later approved for free meals, he/she will begin receiving meals immediately. However, the household is still responsible for paying the negative account balance. For more information regarding the meal charge policy, please visit our website at: www.sstdiscovery.org, and click on the “Meal Charges” link.

Student Handbook

Details on attendance and dress code policy can be found in our student handbook.

Core Ethical Values- Our Commitment to School Character

I.M.P.A.C.T.

  • Integrity
  • Mindful
  • Pride
  • Accountability
  • Caring
  • Teamwork


SST Discovery staff have always dedicated ourselves to building strong character in our students. We pride ourselves in modeling character for our students and


Our Core Values are Integrity, Mindful, Pride, Accountability, Caring, and Teamwork(IMPACT).

These core values were chosen because they represent the overall character traits we focus on for students, staff and parents. We chose these values through parent feedback in monthly meetings, staff surveys and student voting.