COVID-19 Questions And Answers For Parents/Guardians

To assist in answering questions from parents, Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) has provided additional information to share. Why are child care centres not being closed like schools? It is important to note that classes are suspended. Schools are not closed. This is a preventative action to help reduce...

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Discovery’s Pandemic Plan

Discovery has developed a lengthy document to use as a guideline in case of a “Pandemic Outbreak”. As an Early Childhood Centre we have been designated as a “critical vendor” as we support those working in “essential services” and thus will make every effort to remain open during a pandemic...

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Important Dates For Parents To Acknowledge

Parents please take note to the early closure and closure dates below for Staff Professional Development. Professional development helps our staff continue to not only be competent in their profession, but also excel in it. For staff at Discovery, professional development is an ongoing process. Discovery Children’s Centre will be:...

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I Love To Read With Adrien Sala

In many parts of Canada and the United States, February means “I Love to Read Month,” an entire month committed to promoting a love of reading and being read to. To help Discovery celebrate “I Love to Read” Adrien Sala, the MLA for St. James, shared books with children in...

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Tax Benefits And Credits Available To Parents

This week I attended an information session regarding benefits and credits available to parents. Some of the information shared was new to me. In order to get benefits and credit payments you must complete your taxes every year even if you had no income. If you have a spouse or...

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MLA Delivers Holiday Snack

On December 10th we welcomed our MLA Adrien Sala as he delivered Oranges for our children to enjoy at snack time. This has become a bit of a tradition and it seems that no matter the party the tradition continues. The oranges were a nice gesture as were his two...

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Fall 2019 Fundraiser

We are so very thankful to all the families who participated in our Fall Fundraiser. We exceeded our goal of $6000 which goes a long way in the purchase of classroom supplies, equipment and furniture. Congratulations to all the winners, both the grand prizes and the ticket sellers’ prizes. What...

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E-Transfer Delays!

To our surprise, some of our parents have been experiencing up to 4 hour delays from when they execute an e-transfer to us and when we receive it. Although we usually get it much quicker than that, we are asking parents to avoid last minute payments. When using e-transfers make...

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Board Members Needed

On Monday September 30th we will be holding our 43rd Annual General Meeting. Discovery Centre is a community owned Not-For-Profit Centre that is watched over by a twelve member Board of Directors. We are looking for two more parents to step forward and offer to take on a two year...

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