Welcome to Discovery Elementary

Cooperate, Collaborate, Contribute, Celebrate, and Care. These five "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!

 

2017-18 School District Calendar-at-a-Glance
Tuesday Jan 24, 17

2017-18 School District Calendar-at-a-Glance (PDF - 89.88 KB)

Need help planning your schedule for NEXT school year already? Find out when students are in school and on break for the 2017-18 school year.

Discovery Elementary Kindergarten Lottery 2017
Friday Sep 16, 16

Discovery Elementary Kindergarten Lottery 2017

Discovery Elementary School's(DES)Kindergarten Registration Lottery is scheduled for Tuesday, February 7, 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 2017, 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 Wednesday, February 1st, 2017.  If you need more information please call the DES Office 763-682-8400.

DES Enjoy Lunch Program
Friday Sep 16, 16

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!

MCA Test Schedule 2016-17
Friday Sep 16, 16

MCA Test Schedule 2016-17

Please see schedule of test days
Family Fun Night
Sunday Oct 2, 16

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night November 2016

Family Fun Night is Friday, November 4th, from 5:30-8:00 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.

Discovery Elementary Alumni
Monday Mar 14, 16

Discovery Elementary Alumni

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

Student Accident Insurance and Family Health Insurance
Monday Jun 13, 16

Student Accident Insurance and Family Health Insurance

Find out how you can purchase affordable health and accident coverage.

DES Open House & Ice Cream Social
Friday Sep 16, 16

DES Open House & Ice Cream Social

DES Open House Wednesday, August 31st  5:00- 7:00

Ice Cream Social Wednesday, August 31st, 5:00-6:30 Read more!