• Oct2020

    This year due to COVID-19, changes will be made to the way we celebrate Halloween at Discovery Children’s Centre. For Infant, Pre-school, and Nursery School children, we are requesting that you do not bring costumes from home. Currently the face paints and dress up clothes are not available for use,...

  • Everyone in Manitoba is working hard to flatten the curve and limit the spread of COVID-19. In order to minimize the risk, we are asking for help from our parents and caregivers. Dr. Brent Roussin has outlined some important principals that are key to ensuring that attending child care is...

  • The Board, following the lead of many other Centres, has agreed to close our programs in the early afternoons, four times per year so that the staff can engage in staff meetings and professional development without incurring the need for overtime pay.  The Board approved this recommendation for 1:00pm closure...

  • Sep2020

    The Chief Provincial Public Health Officer has endorsed changes to the ELCC Practice Guide to reflect current guidance for keeping the ELCC sector safe and protected during the COVID-19 pandemic. The screening tool has changed slightly. Beginning September 28, 2020 parents should be prepared to be screened using all of...

  • Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) is now requiring that all of our staff wear a mask while inside working with children.  Discovery has decided that our staff will also wear masks while transporting children to and from school and the school bus. On September 21, 2020, Discovery’s Nursery School...

  • Guidance For Masks Use

    September 8, 2020

    In our last post we recommended the use of a lanyard to prevent the loss of your child’s mask. The provincial guidance for masks actually states that lanyards should NOT be used because it contaminates the mask and can actually increase the spread of germs.  Follow the link for additional...

  • We are reminding parents who are dropping off and picking up their children in two different zones to be careful. Several parents who are visiting two zones during drop off and pick up are walking through our back lane behind parked vehicles. Often their child is running ahead or lagging...

  • Since March, Discovery has gone through many changes and we are anticipating many more. Next Tuesday, September 8, all of our School age children will be returning back to school. Beginning September 21, our Nursery School Programs will begin once again. This means more families, more children, more staff. Discovery...

  • Aug2020

    We have changed our date for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to September 28th (Monday) from 6:30 – 7:30. This meeting is your Board’s once a year opportunity to share with you (our membership) how your Centre is doing financially and is also required in order to elect new members...

  • Discovery will be holding a virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday September 29th. It will likely run from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Details about how you can register to join us for this event will be communicated at a later date. The agenda will include the typical reports...