Today is Give NOLA Day. Support our Swamp Owls by donating to DJOD. Donations start at just $10 and each one makes a difference! Will you be in that number and help us reach our goal!? www.givenola.org/discoveryschools
The DJOD 2021-22 calendar: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1221022/DJOD_21-22_calendar.pdf
The PTO is so excited to celebrate our teachers and staff. Teacher Appreciation Week nationally is May 3rd - 7th. In true 2020-2021 fashion we have had to PIVOT in our celebration. Due to LEAP testing dates we are celebrating our teachers and staff over a two week span. Starting with a grab and go breakfast at DJOD and Maine on May 3rd and following up at Vintage and Loyola on May 4th. Attached is a flyer with all the details of what PTO has planned. We are asking for your help to make these two weeks an incredible time for the staff. Below you will find a sign up link of things that we need for each day. Please see your specific campus link to donate. Each campus will have a bin near the office to collect donations throughout the next two weeks. We are also in need of a few volunteers to help prepare beforehand and also at each campus throughout the week. If you are available to help please see the sign up link below. Please contact Melissa Lassalle at 504-390-1074 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. DJOD https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090B4AABAF2DABF85-djod Maine https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090B4AABAF2DABF85-maine Vintage https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090B4AABAF2DABF85-vintage Loyola https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090B4AABAF2DABF85-loyola Volunteer https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090B4AABAF2DABF85-theone
Your Discovery PTO is excited to announce we are hosting an online contact-free Little Caesars pizza kit fundraiser. Little Caesars will ship complete kits to your home for large and personal size pizzas, breadsticks, cheesy bread, and cookies. The kits are a perfect activity for some family fun! You can order as many times as you would like from now until March 14th. Click the link below to set up an account. https://fundraising.littlecaesars.com/login/join-fundraiser/8e23eea5-8fa5-411c-81a6-f18aa48ec4f0
Discovery Schools Summer Bridges Program and Community Works Enrichment. Family Interest Survey Please try this link if you were having trouble completing the survey. https://forms.gle/QTbmoA4g9ef6mM1Y7
K-4th students... Having trouble with your work? We're here to help! Check your email for online homework help links for today, Thursday, January 21st and tomorrow, Friday, January 22nd from 1:15pm-3:00pm.
Virtual Homework Help Sessions https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yTAeTuyowqPnxwZynGR8VciY6ItYWcoAz2np3kx-06s/edit?usp=sharing
We are excited to introduce, "Spirit Shirt Wednesdays"! Starting tomorrow until the end of the school year, students are allowed to wear the current 2020-21 spirit shirt with regular uniform bottoms on Wednesdays. This is for all students across all grades and campuses, whether students are virtual or on campus learning. We are excited to see our Swamp Owls showing their spirit! See email for more details.
Discovery Schools: Updates to CDC Quarantine Guidelines 12/4/20 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1diBbZt1ZVrp0ci64xmtfi5Ea_-Z8Q9A-5sCP7aY21is/edit?usp=sharing
The annual raffle is now underway! Enter today for your chance to win $5,000, $2,000 or $1,000! https://rafflecreator.com/pages/42027/annual-discovery-raffle
Just a few hours left to order your 2020-21 spirit shirts! The Pre-Order will closer at 3 PM today! https://discoveryowlshop.square.site/product/-preorder-2020-21-spirit-shirt-deadline-10-23-/33?cp=true&sa=true&sbp=false&q=false
REMINDER: The last day to preorder spirit shirts is this Friday! Order yours before its too late! https://discoveryowlshop.square.site/product/-preorder-2020-21-spirit-shirt-deadline-10-23-/33?cp=true&sa=false&sbp=false&q=false&category_id=2
PTO Fundraiser TONIGHT from 5-8 PM @ El Paso Mexican Grill, 2305 W Esplanade Ave, Kenner. Mention Discovery for the Swamp Owls to get a portion of the nights sales!
VIRTUAL COFFEE WITH THE COUNSELORS We invite you to join the counselors to discuss Managing Stress through Empowerment JOIN US ON GOOGLE HANGOUTS Tuesday, September 22 @ 1:00 PM To join coffee chat, click the link below at 1:00 PM. https://meet.google.com/txs-wyod-gmj
Discovery Schools is now hiring K-12 Guest Teachers for the 2020-21 school year. Discovery teachers are passionate educators who drive student achievement through creativity and innovation. Discovery is seeking guest teachers who engage students with a love of learning through personalized group instruction. Click below to apply today! https://lnkd.in/erC-8iD #students #teachers #education #educators
Black and Gold Saints Shirt Days: Friday, September 11 and Monday, September 14. Geaux Saints!! #whodatnation
School breakfast and lunch are now available at no charge to all Discovery School students under a temporary waiver from the USDA. The free meal service started Tuesday, Sept. 8 and will continue through December 2020 or until the federal funding runs out. All students are eligible, whether they are learning online or on-campus. Families who think they may qualify for free or reduced-priced lunch are still encouraged to apply so there is no lapse in meal service when the USDA waiver expires.
Smoothie King PTO Fundraiser on Wednesday, 9/2 from 7am-8pm. Mention Discovery at the register for Discovery Schools to receive a percentage of sales. Go to any of these 4 participating locations: 327 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, 7215 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, 1201 Jefferson hwy., Jefferson, and 2701 Airline Drive, Metairie.
We invite you to join the counselors to discuss Resources & Support During Virtual School JOIN US ON GOOGLE HANGOUTS Tuesday, August 25th @ 1:00 PM To join coffee chat, click the link below at 1:00 PM. https://meet.google.com/txs-wyod-gmj
DJOD 1st Grade Parents: Please check your email for a time sensitive email about 1st Grade Device Distribution Sign Up on 8.14.2020 Discovery IT Team
Discovery Nurses Welcome Letter: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/840485/Discovery_Nurse_Letter_2020.pdf
VIRTUAL COFFEE WITH THE COUNSELORS! We invite you to join the counselors to discuss Transitioning Back to School. Tuesday, August 4th @ 11:30 AM. To join coffee chat, click the link below at 11:30 AM. https://meet.google.com/txs-wyod-gmj
After speaking to a few parents, many wanted to know how the teachers felt about the Discovery Strong Start. As you know, we have been in professional development all week learning new tips and tricks to navigate these socially and physically distant times. Please check out the Flipgrid our faculty and staff have created to share what they are most excited about for the upcoming school year. Be sure to check back, as many will be continually adding to this Flipgrid feed. You will notice familiar faces, as well as new faces! https://flipgrid.com/bae8358e
View the updated 2020-21 Calendar: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/814761/2020-21_DJOD_calendar_Final_v2_7.24.pdf
Kindergarten Parents: Please read the 7.24.2020 update letter - https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/814760/K_Parent_Update_7-23-2020.pdf
Parents, please read the 7-23-2020 parent update letter - https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/813439/Parent_Update_7-22-2020.pdf
Please check your email for an important message from Dr. Glaser.
The 2020-21 calendar is out! Please see the letter and the at-a-glance calendar under "Documents", https://www.discoveryhsf.org/o/djod/documents
For students accepted in the March lottery: Registration is now open for you to register your child for the 2020-21 school year. Please log in to your account at www.discoveryapplication.com to complete the registration form by Monday 4/13. The link below includes a video with detailed instructions on how to complete the registration form if you need assistance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6i53_fC29U8&feature=youtu.be
3/24 DJOD lottery protocol: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/632681/DJOD_Lottery_Protocol.pdf
With the order from Governor Edwards to close K-12 public schools and limit large public gatherings effective Monday 3/16/2020, our large public admissions lottery scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, 2020 will be impacted. The lottery will be conducted remotely with our lottery team, but will be closed to the public. Due to privacy laws, we are unable to broadcast the lottery on Facebook Live or any other broadcast system. The lottery team is committed to working diligently after the lottery to email all results to parents by 3/25. We look forward to seeing and greeting our large pool of applicants each year and apologize for any inconvenience. Discovery is following the advice from the CDC, state, and district to keep our community safe. After you receive your placement or wait list status, our Admissions Team will be available via phone or email to answer any questions during the coming weeks. With a Healthy HEART, Dr. Glaser and the Discovery Admissions Team
Check out the events tab for a list of all upcoming admissions events. There are plenty of opportunities to learn more about our school!
Thank you for your interest in Dr. John Ochsner Discovery Health Sciences Academy! The application period for the 2020-2021 school year opens on November 1, 2019. Apply online at www.DiscoveryApplication.com