BINGO Volunteers Needed

In order to receive the remainder of our grant money we requested for Classroom furniture and rain suits from the Lotteries we still need more volunteers to work the following BINGO’s; Monday, May 30, 2016 at 6:00pm – 9:45 pm at McPhillips Street Casino Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 6:00pm...

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Family Fun Day Silent Auction Prizes Needed

Discovery Children’s Centre Inc. is organizing their annual Family Fun Day to be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 5:00 – 7:30pm. We have had continued success with this event thanks in part to the support of individuals and businesses. As a non-profit charity in the community we depend...

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Warning – Back Lane Access Under Construction

Starting Monday, May 2nd, construction fences will start to go up (in the back lane) and access from the back lane may be affected.  Please use the front access (Hampton St.) until the construction is complete (approximately 3 weeks).  This will require extra patience as Hampton Street will not easily handle all of the...

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“Time-Outs” – Are They Hurting Your Child?

I read this short summary about a very common approach to dealing with children’s misbehaviour.  It is from a very respectable source and supports what we at Discovery have learned about the value of “attachment”.  Enjoy the read. “In a brain scan, relational pain — that caused by isolation during punishment —...

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Congratulations to Discovery Staff

Congratulations to Burlington Tooshkenig, teaching partner in our Christian preschool room, who recently earned his ECE II certificate. Congratulations to Charlene Mirimba who we first met as a practicum student and was hired to work last year as one of our summer staff. Miss Mirimba is this year’s recipient of...

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Children Transitioning to New Classrooms

Throughout the next few months many of the children in our care will be moving to different programs. Our Infants will be moving to preschool rooms, some of our preschool children will be moving into our kindergarten room (SA1), our Kindergarten children will be moving to the School Age room...

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Organic Waste Collection

Discovery Centre is committed to help raise your children in ways that reflects our values.  One of things we really value is planet earth and the many ways in which our lives are sustained and affected by the world around us. We are please that one of our own parents is deeply...

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Summer Leave of Absence

This summer we will be allowing parents (of Grade One to Six in our Day Programs) who wish to have summer off without paying a full fee, to apply with the office for permission to do so. The request will be for the entire summer period. If you are interested...

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Week of The Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Manitoba has set aside April 25-29, 2016 as the “Week of the Early Childhood Educator.” The Board of Directors would like to ask parents to join in a week of celebrations that are meant to express our appreciation for the staff at Discovery Centre. Our Board is planning daily events...

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