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3 Day Jr. Kindergarten

Orange Room Newsletter


Classroom Happenings-Summer 2017

Welcome to Summer Camp!  We have some very exciting things planned for each of our themed weeks and hope that this will be a relaxed time of enjoyment and exploration for your children.  If you have any questions please feel free to ask us!

June 19-23 Kid’s Carnival

Ms. Pam will visit for story telling   June 21

Take-home carnival games                June 22

June 26- 30 Come…Come…to our Carnival!

Creating Carnival Activities               June 27 & June 28

Discovery’s Carnival  at 9:30            June 29

July 5-7 Hooray USA

Ice cream truck visits                          July 6

July 10- 14 Ooey Gooey Science

Ms. Lynn and gooey fun                     July 12

Oobleck Fun                                         July 13

July 17-21 More Ooey Gooey Fun

Ooey Gooey Celebration                    July 20   $2.00 for special activity

July 24-28 That’s Entertainment

Make and Take Instruments            July 26

Visit Collonade Senior Center          July 27     $4.00

July 31-  Aug. 4  Bread…Bread…Bread

Visit Shnucks in Fairview Heights  Aug. 2    $4.00




Orange Team

Ms. Dannette  graduated from SIUE with a bachelors degree in Elementary Education.  She taught 5th grade for 3 years before starting a family.  All three of her children are Discovery School graduates. She started teaching at Discovery as a substitute in 2014 when her youngest child was in her second year at Discovery.  She is excited to be in a classroom and really enjoys watching the children learn through plan and hands on experiences.


Ms. Allie started substituting at Discovery in the summer of 2014. Since that time she has earned an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Southwestern Illinois College. She has worked as a Teacher’s Aide at the Illinois Center for Autism and then worked for the Belle Valley School District as a Response to Intervention Assistant.   In addition, she worked at the Signal Hill School District as a paraprofessional. 

She is enjoying being at Discovery and loves working with preschoolers!    In her spare time she enjoys singing with Praise Band at her church and being with her family.

Please see the list above for important dates!


Discovery strives to be a peanut-free zone for the safety of our children with allergies.

If you would like for your child to have sunscreen at school, you may fill out a brief form in the office.  Please be sure to give it to teachers for safe-keeping.

Please remember an extra set of clothing for your child’s cubby  Please include a short-sleeved shirt, a pair of pants, a pair of shorts, a pair of socks, and a change of shoes.

Please be sure to sign your child in and out each day, and help them wash their hands on arrival.

Muffin Man- with Group 2

Field Trips

July 27

We will visit the Collonade and sing for the senior citizens there to show how much we care!

August 2

We will visit Schnuks in Fairview Heights to learn how they make bread.


Please remember to wear your Discovery t-shirts!

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