News & Updates

Holiday Service/Fundraising Opportunity

The Hillpointe Parent Group has organized a service/fundraising opportunity.  You can help gift wrap presents/purchases at the REI Boca Park Store located at 710 S. Rampart Blvd. on November 26, 2011 from 10am-9pm.  Please go to: http://discoveryparentorganization.shutterfly.com/signup#signupSheetTab:tab=83 to sign up for a time slot if you are interested.

Funds rasied during this event will be used to pay for projects at the Hillpointe Campus like an upcoming Holiday party.

NEW Friday Learning Opportunity – Mojave Family Experience

Beginning Friday November 18, 2011 and running for 4 weeks (not counting Autumn break) Mojave Family Experience is offering a fee based program that takes kids outside to learn about their desert home.  Classes will be held at Hillpointe from 9:30-11:30am and at Mesa Vista from 12:30-2:30pm.  Lessons will include the six S’s of Desert Survival, Map & Compass skills, Rain Shadow, Biodiversity, Plants & Animals of the Mojave and much more.  Mr. Frank will be at the Hillpointe Campus on Monday 10/31/11 and at the Mesa Vista Campus on Tuesday 11/1/11 to answer questions and take enrollment.  The cost of the classes is $40.00 and are suitable for students aged 8 and above.  A minimum of 12 enrolled students is needed to make the class a go.  For more information please visit http://mojavefamilyexperience.org/Programs.html to see if this might be something you want to incorporate into your family learning day.

Mark Your Calendars!

There is always much going on at both Campuses of Discovery Charter School!  In an effort to keep everyone in the loop here are some dates/events you’ll want to ensure are on your calendar:

Monday 10/24/2011 – Parent Meeting at Mesa Vista Campus @ 8:15am followed by meeting to discuss formation of a parent group.  Hillpointerepresentative to attend and we will be sharing how the parent community has chosen to form there.

Wednesday 10/26/2011 – Scholastic Book Fair Starts @ MesaVista Campus.  This will be taking place during lunch and after school.

Wednesday 10/26/2011 – Fresh & Easy Shopping Night @ Summerlin Fresh & Easy 4-8pm.  We are in need of adult volunteers to help with this event.  Please see contact Miss Lisa via phone 547-5682 or email lbernauer@www.dcslv.org.

Friday 10/28/2011 – Nevada Day; both Campuses are closed.

Monday 10/31/2011 – Halloween Family Event @ Hillpointe Campus @ 2pm.  This is a carnival type event with a donation request. Donations will be used to purchase items for the Hillpointe Classrooms.  There will be booths and food provided as part of the donation price. If you plan to attend please RSVP to Miss Lisa by Wednesday 10/26/2011 so event organizers have enough food and materials.

Wednesday 11/2/2011 – Scholastic Book Fair ends at Mesa Vista.

Thursday 11/3/2011 – Scholastic Book Fair starts at Hillpointe Campus.  To run during lunch and after school.

Friday 11/4/2011 – Parent Teacher Conference Day at both Campuses.

Wednesday 11/9/2011 – Picture Day at both campuses 9am-1pm.

Thursday 11/10/2011 – Inaugural DCS Tech Trek at Hillpointe Campuses.  Mesa Vista Campus to attend school at Hillpointe for the Day.

Friday 11/11/2011 – Veterans Day both campuses closed.

Monday 11/21/2011 – Friday 11/25/2011 Autumn Break, school closed.