Discovery Trackers 4-H Club is open to students K-12th grades. We meet every first Tuesday of the month at Chesterton's Baugher Center, 5:30-6:30. Contact Annette Hansen for more information 219-241-7431 firstname.lastname@example.org. Like us on FB @Trackers4H
Join the Discovery Archery Club and learn archery techniques, practice shooting arrows, learn range safety and the history of archery! Club meets each week on Friday starting September 20th from 4:00 - 5:00.
Location: Discovery Charter School gym Coaches: National Archery in the Schools Program archery instructors- Mrs. Byrt, Mrs. Pavlovic, Mr. Frankowski, Mr. Underwood SIGN UP: Participation is limited to 20 students. Due to the limit, priority will be given to the first 10 (total) 5th/ 6th graders that submit, and the first 10 (total) 7th/ 8th graders that submit. Additional spots will be made available for 4th graders if the maximum number of 20 students is not reached, so 4th graders may submit as well. Please do not send your student to Archery Club unless you receive confirmation from Mrs. Byrt that your student is enrolled. Enrollment will close on or before September 18th. A waiver form and safety rules form will be emailed to you and must be returned by the 19th in order for your child to participate.
This club is celebrating its 7th year! Art Teacher, Mrs. Hansen organizes Art Club for Discovery students! The club will focus on our 'Community of Art'. Members will participate in art contests and exhibits, make arts/crafts, and take part in local art events. Serious students only, please. This 45 minute club will meet once a month. This year we divided the club into the Jr. and Sr. divisions because we have so many members. Students will meet in Discovery’s Art Kitchen. Students should watch the dismissal board for the ART CLUB announcement before leaving their classrooms. They may stop to use the bathroom on the way down if necessary. Parents, please pick up your student promptly at the end of Art Club from the main circle driveway, a personal email will tell you what to expect each month. Parents with a background check are invited to assist the group. All Art Club participants MUST have a completed form on file with Mrs. Hansen in order to attend. No snacks or drinks please. If you feel your student will have trouble with transitions, please plan to attend with them (adults must have current background check). Contact Annette Hansen 219-241-7431 email@example.com
Jr Art Club (K-2nd g) meetings: (subject to change) 9/23/19, 10/21, 11/18, 12/9, 1/13/20, 2/10, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11 K-2nd Sign Up Form
Sr Art Club (3rd-8th g) meetings: (subject to change) 9/30/19, 10/28, 11/25, 12/16, 1/27/20, 2/24, 3/16, 4/20, 5/18 3rd-8th Sign Up Form
Coding & Technology Club
Purdue Extension – Porter County is partnering with Discovery Charter School to host 4-H Coding & Technology Club for kids in grades 2-5 once a month after school as a part of our STEM initiative with local schools. Join us for a fun after-school opportunity to work with cutting-edge tools and excel in the wonderful world of coding!
In this club students in grades 5th - 8th will learn about the history, structure, and influence of comics on culture. They will have the opportunity to study characters, storylines, and artwork from a variety of sources. Students will also discuss different ways comic book storylines have been shown through movies, TV shows, games, etc. Students will be discussing and viewing more graphic content such as violence and adult language.
The club will start September 24th, and will meet every other Tuesday from 4:00- 5:00 until May 26th.
In this club students in grades 3rd -8th will learn about the structure and creation of comics. They will have the opportunity to study plot points, art styles and character development. Students will use this information to create their own storylines, characters, and comics.
The club will start September 17th, and will meet every other Tuesday from 4:00- 5:00 until May 19th.
Creative Writing Club is for middle school students with a passion for writing. It is meant to help provide students with a creative outlet as well as challenge them to think outside the box and write in different styles and formats. Creative Writing Club members will also act as editors for Discovery's first "literary website" that will function as an online version of a literary magazine that spotlights the most creative and well-written pieces Discovery has to offer. They will help make selections to be featured on the website from school-wide submissions as well as make revisions to the student work prior to publishing.
The Fall session will run from Tuesday, January 14 through Thursday, March 19. The Tuesday class is geared to returning students. New students will best fit in the Thursday class. There is some flexibility in placement to accommodate schedules; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss placement or other questions. Sign up form is attached. Class Time FOR TUESDAY GROUP (returning Spanish students): Tuesdays - -3:45 - 4:45 CLASS TIME FOR THURSDAY GROUP (NEW SPANISH STUDENTS): Thursdays - -3:45 - 4:45
Grades K - 3 Troop Leader: Christi Spears email@example.com Meeting Day: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, beginning November 6th from 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Grades Troop Leader: Stephanie Lenckos firstname.lastname@example.org Meeting Day: Every other Friday
4th & 5th Grade Math Bowl
Do you enjoy Math? If so, or if you would like to learn more about math, tryout for the Math Bowl Team. MathBowltryouts will be held on Monday, November 18th for all fourth and fifth grade students. Practices will take place on Mondays from 4-4:45. The competition will be on Tuesday, April 14th, 2020. Please see Mrs. Essany or Mrs. Williams for more details and a registration form.
Staff Member(s): Mrs. Taylor (email@example.com), Mrs. Peterson (firstname.lastname@example.org) Club Overview: Join Discovery’s SpellBowl Team and have fun expanding your vocabulary! SpellBowl Tryouts will be held in Mrs. Taylor’s room on Monday, September 9th from 4:00- 4:30 pm. Students must be picked up on time. After students are selected, we will meet once per week after school until 4:30. Practice will be held on Monday, starting Monday, September 16th. SpellBowl competition is in the evening on Monday, November 18th. Please stop by Mrs. Taylor's classroom to pickup and Spell Bowl Application. Club Meeting Day: Monday Club is available for students in grades: 4th, 5th, 6th Maximum number of students that can sign up: 12
Staff Member: Mrs. Taylor (email@example.com) ClubOverview: Calling all creative students! I want YOU foryearbookclub! Students will be trained on how to use the onlineyearbookdesign program, then partnered up to design ayearbookspread. In addition to designing pages, students also help out with otheryearbook-related tasks, including sellingyearbooks, photography, working on promotions, and eventuallyyearbookdistribution. If you are interested, pick up an application from Mrs. Taylor and return it by Wednesday, September 10th. Late applications will NOT BE considered. ClubMeeting Day:The day is TBD. Meetings will be held from 4:00-4:30. As theyearbookdeadline approaches, we may need to meet more than once per week, or longer than our scheduled time. This club does run until mid-March. Meetings will begin in October. Clubis available for students in grades: 4th-8th Maximum number of students that can sign up: 10
Inspire your child’s love of art with Young Rembrandts. Our lessons will teach children how to transform simple shapes into clever characters. Our bright, engaging drawings will develop color & pattern theory, enhance creativity, and improve fine motor skills. Enroll now - Space is Limited!! Young Rembrandts Flyer Any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Clubs, Events, and Activities
Firefly Adventures Fall Programs in LaPorte
Registration is open for our 2019 fall programs in La Porte!! We offer a variety of character and leadership development programs to the Michiana community throughout the year. Now through 9/11 use the promotion code LIGHTUP to receive 20% off all programs!
The Duneland YMCA offers a wide variety of activities for students to participate in. Check out their winter program by clicking here!
Camp FunSet 2020
Early Bird Registration February 21-23! Secure your spot with $10 off each week of camp! See the attached flyer for more information.
Discovery Charter School is a free public school open to all eligible candidates subject to space and staff availability. No student or applicant at Discovery Charter School shall, on the basis of ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, income level, disabling condition, proficiency in the English language, or athletic ability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity.