Hot Lunch Days – Back Again

Starting on October 21st we will once again be offering you as parents the option of ordering “Hot Lunches” for your children.  These days will typically fall on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month.  This year we will be offering one Pizza and one Hot Dog day per month.  If...

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Cash Raffle Update ($720 already sold)

 A big thank-you to the 18 people who have already sold their ticket books and returned the stubs to the office.  BRAVO! Did you know that one of our parents bought several ticket books and put “School-age 1 Spa Day” on every ticket.  Guess who has a whole team of...

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Fundraising Campaign (Fall 2016) – Kicks Off Today!

As mentioned at our Annual General Meeting this past week, our twice a year fundraising campaigns are really important to Discovery.  With your help we can easily meet our fundraising goal of $6000.  If each family sells at least one book of tickets (or donates $40) we can meet this goal of $6000..  Many...

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40 Anniversary Celebration and AGM a Success

Aided by a wonderful September afternoon we celebrated our 40 Anniversary with a BBQ, a short ceremony, followed by our AGM.  Here are a few pictures for your enjoyment.  One of our wonderful staff (Mrs. Thwaites) busy with the job of BBQ’ing the hotdogs and hamburgers. We were pleased to...

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Child Care Survey – We Need Your Participation!

Our local Child Care Association is embarking on a very important project to help gather information that will be shared with government officials and hopefully help develop a more responsive child care system for the parents of Manitoba.  This is your chance to help shape the future of Child Care in...

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Update on Community Alert

BRAVO to all of you who read our post yesterday and have been coming forth with additional information.  It is great to know that we can all come together and keep St. James the wonderful safe community that it really is.  It appears like the worrisome behaviour that we reported yesterday was...

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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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