Welcome to Discovery Elementary

Cooperate, Collaborate, Contribute, Considerate, Celebrate, Cheerful, Courageous, Creative and Care. These Community "C's" are infused throughout Discovery Elementary, where students build character and find meaningful learning opportunities that help them consistently perform above state averages. Multi-age instruction at Discovery emphasizes personalized learning, and looping allows students to form long-term, positive relationships with teachers. Discovery Elementary serves 250 students in a welcoming, small-school environment.

Our Mission:
We provide community connections and a focus on social, emotional, and intellectual development in a multiage setting that gives our students authentic learning opportunities using creativity and critical thinking to prepare them for a changing world.

"Together We're Better!"

 

2019-20 District Calendar At-a-Glance
Monday Jan 21, 19

2019-20 District Calendar At-a-Glance (PDF - 83.77 KB)

At a glance, find out when students are in school and on break for the 2019-20 school year.

MCA Test Schedule 2018-19
Wednesday Sep 26, 18

MCA Test Schedule 2018-19

Please see schedule of test days

MCA Testing begins April 23rd

Discovery Elementary Kindergarten Lottery 2019
Tuesday Sep 25, 18

Discovery Elementary Kindergarten Lottery 2019

Discovery Elementary School's (DES) Kindergarten Registration Lottery is scheduled for Tuesday, February 5th, at 2:30 p.m.

If your child is registered in the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose school district and his/her birth date indicates eligiblity to start kindergarten in September 2019, you will receive a mailing of information regarding the DES Kindergarten Lottery. Information and application forms will be mailed out early in January. Applications, for DES kindergarten, are due back to the DES office by Friday, February 1, 2019.  If you need more information please call the DES Office 763.682.8400.

DES Enjoy Lunch Program
Wednesday Sep 26, 18

DES Enjoy Lunch Program

DES Students enjoy the colorful array of foods from our lunch buffet. You are always welcome to join your child for lunch!

Discovery Elementary Alumni
Tuesday Feb 26, 19

Discovery Elementary Alumni

Discovery Elementary Alumni were invited back to sing "Stand Together" by Jim Papoulis.

Family Fun Night
Friday Sep 14, 18

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night November 2018

Family Fun Night is Friday, November 9th, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Discovery Elementary School. This is a community-wide event (all families are welcome to attend) sponsored by Discovery Elementary School and parents to promote family time.

DES Open House & Ice Cream Social
Monday Aug 27, 18

DES Open House & Ice Cream Social

DES Open House Wednesday, August 29th  5:00- 7:00

Ice Cream Social Wednesday, August 29th, 5:00-6:30 Read more!