School starts Monday August 29th!

Hello Discovery parents and students!  Our first day for students is quickly approaching – Monday August 29th will be our first official day back.  Please remember that hours are slightly different the first week – hours will be from 7:30-1:30….

Discovery Charter School is now hiring for the 2016-17 school year. Here is a list of current openings (click on the link to view job description): Lead Teacher Visual Arts Teacher Elementary Instructional Technology Teacher Math Coach Please send resume…

The 2016-17 Admissions Application is here!!

The 2016-17 application for admissions to the Discovery Charter School is now available.  See the Admissions tab for details and to download a copy.  Applications are due to Discovery by April 1st, 2016.  The lottery will take place on April…

JUNE SPOTLIGHT – 1st Grade

First Graders Volunteer at the Zoo for World Turtle Day This spring our first graders have become experts on 6 different species of turtles and tortoises.  They’ve each studied one species in depth in preparation for World Turtle Day at…

What’s Happening in 2nd Grade?

Our spring expedition is titled:  Flour City to Flower City.  For our first case study, we discussed the process of how wheat becomes flour, how flour goes from farm to table, and the process of planting and growing a variety…

What’s Happening in 3rd Grade?

3rd grade students have been studying about frogs and ecosystems and learning about plant and animal adaptations. The guiding questions of this expedition are “How do frogs survive?” “How do living and non-living things interact with each other to create…

APRIL EVENTS @ DCS

• 4.14, 4.15 & 4.16 NYS ELA Test • 4.22, 4.23 & 4.24 NYS Math Test • 4.22 Earth Day • 4.24 Family Association Meeting 8:35 AM • 4.28-4.30 Report Card Conferences Q3 • 5.1 No School for Students (Conference Day)

What’s happening in 4th Grade?

In reading, students are focusing on reading texts from the non-fiction genre.  Students are learning strategies on how to navigate expository non-fiction and narrative non-fiction texts. They learned how to find the main idea and supporting details in a text…

FEBRUARY EVENTS @ DCS

2.13 Family Support Meeting (Household budgeting) 2.16-2.20 Feb. Break 2.27 Family Association Meeting – occurs just after Community Circle (contact jcordova@rochesterdiscovery.com for more information) 2.27 DCS Family Dance  – 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM – $3 per ticket (contact jcordova@rochesterdiscovery.com…