Discover U, Discover Learning!

January 2018 Nurture*Inspire*Empower

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney

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 next event will be February 21st!
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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.


In December we had a great turn out at our Dine Out Night at Chipotle. With the help of all of our Discover U families and friends we raised $203.30!! Thank you for your support!!!


On January 16th we will be having another Discover U Dine's Out at Peter Piper Pizza in Surprise from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. We can't wait to see you all there.


The Discover U PTO would like to try and have a Spring Fling event in April. However, this depends on if we can get enough volunteers. If you would be interested in volunteering on a Saturday in April please fill out the Google Form below.


We would love to have more parents join us at our meetings. Our next meeting is February 12th from 5:30pm-6:30pm in the Learning Lounge.

Watch Your Child & Our School Discover Learning!

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

Exceptional Explorer Assembly

Friday, Jan. 12th, 9-10am

13226 North 113th Avenue

Youngtown, AZ

No School-Martin Luther King Day

Monday, Jan. 15th, 7:45am-3pm

13226 North 113th Avenue

Youngtown, AZ

No School-Staff Development

Friday, Jan. 19th, 8:15am-3pm

13226 North 113th Avenue

Youngtown, AZ

Discover U Dine Out: Peter Piper Pizza

Tuesday, Jan. 16th, 5-8pm

Peter Piper Pizza, Surprise, AZ, United States

Surprise, AZ

100th Day-Dress Like You're 100!

Tuesday, Jan. 23rd, 8:15am

13226 North 113th Avenue

Youngtown, AZ

Parent Teacher Conferences

Wednesday, Feb. 7th, 3pm to Friday, Feb. 9th, 4pm

13226 North 113th Avenue

Youngtown, AZ

Wednesday regular school hours.

Thursday 2/8 and Friday 2/9 will be early release.