COMMUNITY ALERT

A friend of a staff (person X) reported that she witnessed a concerning incident on the corner of Silver and Berry. Yesterday (August 22, 2016) at approximately 3:30 pm as person X was walking in front of the Massage College (across the street from Stevenson School) she saw two young...

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A Fond Farewell To Ms. Keith Arigo

Next Monday, August 22, 2016 will be Ms. Keith Arigo’s last day at Discovery. I remember when we first hired Ms. Arigo in June 2013. When she arrived for her interview I thought that there was a mistake because I was expecting to be meeting with a male staff (it...

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Brick Layer Needed

We have discontinued the use of two older window style air-conditioners. They had been mounded in a holes cut into the brick walls of the building.  We now need someone to come and re-brick these two holes in the walls prior to winter being upon us.  If you know of...

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Parking Lot Lines To Be Painted – today!

We have just been informed that the parking lot lines for the back lane parking lot will be painted today around 5:00 pm.  Please use the front entrance for your child pick-up duties tonight.  We hope to have it all open again tomorrow.  Thanks for your co-operation.

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“All Charities Campaign” gives $1,537 to DCC

At a recent charity event Discovery was presented with a cheque for $1,537 dollars from the “All Charities Campaign”.  This amazing organization collects donations through cash and payroll deductions from employees of the Government of Manitoba and affiliated employer groups.  As a registered Private Foundation employees are allowed to donate...

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Shelter In Place Tornado Drill

Today was Discovery’s shelter in place tornado drill. Once a year we practice where to go in case there is a tornado. The entire Centre gathers in a designated safe area. We discuss with the children  about what would happen if a tornado was to occur. If you have questions feel free to ask one...

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Back Parking Lot to open on Thursday.

Although the back parking lot and parent loading zone is not 100% complete we will be opening it up for use as of Thursday morning July 14, 2016.  Please be patient with us as not all aspects of the project are complete (i.e. wooden gate to “Adventure Playground”), so although you...

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BINGO Volunteers Needed

We are still looking for parents or family members to volunteer at two more BINGO’s. The Manitoba Community Services Council (Lotteries) has given Discovery money towards the purchase of classroom furniture and rain suits. In return we have agreed to supply volunteers to help at some BINGOs. If you have not had the opportunity to...

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Kim Crockett Completes Forest School Course

We are so very pleased to acknowledge Kim Crockett for completing her year long Forest School Canada course.  Kim is one of the first 5 Manitoban’s to earn this Forest School Practitioner’s Certificate and the first to run a Forest Nature School in Manitoba (on behalf of Discovery Centre).  We...

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