domingo, 6 de abril de 2014

INFORMACIÓN SEMANAL


SEMANA DEL  7 al 11 de abril

ESTUDIOS SOCIALES

SEGUNDO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de segundo grado trabajarán con el tema Recursos naturales, comprendiendo la importancia de protegerlos.

TERCER GRADO

Los alumnos de tercer grado trabajarán con el tema Grupos Étnicos de Honduras, identificando algunas de sus características.

CUARTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de cuarto grado trabajarán con el tema Comunidades Urbanas y Rurales, analizando sus diferencias.

QUINTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de quinto grado trabajarán con el tema Honduras Multiétnica, conociendo acerca de sus costumbres y tradiciones.

FELIZ SEMANA!!!
 
DISCOVERY GOES GREEN  - APRIL / EARTH MONTH- CELEBRATION
Month-Long Activities:
-          Recycling Drive- Teachers should highly promote paper, glass, aluminum, and plastic recycling. Students should bring materials from home, as well.  The class with the greatest amount of pounds/student will win a prize at the end of the month.   Environmental Science students will collect the materials from the homeroom classrooms twice a week.
-          Increasing our green space- Families will be encouraged to send money to cover the cost of a plant (tree, bush, or flower).  Order forms will be sent out next week.  The plants will be planted on campus on Friday, April 25th
-          Green Day- Each Friday wear green to celebrate and help us remember to take “green actions.”
 
DISCOVERY IDOL - The time is here! Auditions will be held on Wednesday, April 23 in the music room. The secondary will audition during lunch at 11:45 a.m. The elementary will audition during recess at 12:45 p.m. Please come ready to sing or dance your heart out for the judges. The winners will be announced on Thursday, April 24 and the performance will take place on Thursday, May 1, at 10:15 a.m.
 
DPTO NEWS – The DPTO wishes to share the following dates for the activities that will take place before the end of the school year. Please mark your calendars, and support our DPTO by attending these events! More information will be provided as we get closer to the dates.
Ø  April 27 - Movie at the Cinema! (Rio 2)     
Ø  May 10 - Carnival and Fun Run
Ø  May 17 - Garage Sale
 
MARKETING DISCOVERY SCHOOL:  The Marketing Committee has been very active in developing ways to market the school. We are printing brochures and colorful signs that will let the public know more about us. If you have a business or organization that would like to display either a sign or brochures, please contact Karla Soto, Marketing Coordinator, at dsmarketing@discoveryschool.edu.hn  and we will provide those to you.
 

 
 
 
 

domingo, 30 de marzo de 2014

INFORMACIÓN SEMANAL


SEMANA DEL  31 DE MARZO AL 4 DE ABRIL

 

ESTUDIOS SOCIALES

SEGUNDO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de segundo grado trabajarán con el tema Hondureños y Hondureñas, identificando algunos de los ciudadanos que con sus acciones han engrandecido el país.

TERCER GRADO

Los alumnos de tercer grado trabajarán con el tema Tradiciones y Costumbres de Honduras , identificando algunas de las más populares y juegos tradicionales también .

CUARTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de cuarto grado trabajarán con el tema Población centroamericana, identificando la diversidad cultural del área.

QUINTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de quinto grado trabajarán con el tema Desarrollo Humano, valorando su importancia.

FELIZ SEMANA!!!
 
 
EARLY CHILDHOOD AND ELEMENTARY READ-A-THON –Our Early Childhood and Elementary READ – A – THON concludes today.  Reading logs must be submitted by Tuesday, April 1. We will announce the winners soon!
 
 
MARKETING DISCOVERY SCHOOL:  The Marketing Committee has been very active in developing ways to market the school. We have brochures and colorful signs that will let the public know more about us. If you have a business or organization that would like to display either a sign or brochures, please contact Karla Soto, Marketing Coordinator, at dsmarketing@discoveryschool.edu.hn  and we will provide those to you.
 
CHOIR MEETING – There will be a Choir meeting on Monday, March 31 at 3:15 p.m. in the school library. Important information will be discussed in this meeting. At least one parent for each student who is going to New York City must attend!
 
 
AFTER-SCHOOL SPORTS – Don’t forget that the children of Discovery School staff members can join the After-School Sports Program at half price. Please let Ms. Carol or Mr. Richard know if you are interested. The group meets on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:15 – 5:00 p.m.
 

 

domingo, 23 de marzo de 2014

INFORMACIÓN SEMANAL


SEMANA DEL  24 al 28 DE MARZO

 

ESTUDIOS SOCIALES

SEGUNDO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de segundo grado trabajarán con el tema Desastres Naturales, identificando consecuencias y características de cada uno de ellos.

TERCER GRADO

Los alumnos de tercer grado trabajarán con el tema Autoestima, identificando las actitudes que muestran alta y baja autoestima.

CUARTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de cuarto grado trabajarán con el tema Tratado de Libre Comercio, conceptualizando el término y analizando sus objetivos.

QUINTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de quinto grado trabajarán con el tema Educación Ambiental, valorando su importancia.

FELIZ SEMANA!!!

EARLY CHILDHOOD AND ELEMENTARY READ-A-THON – This is week four of the Early Childhood and Elementary READ – A – THON for grades K-5. Please remind your child(ren) to read as much as they can, and to record their books in the Reading Log that was provided. Please help us by encouraging your child to read at home every day!

 

 

            HEAD OF SCHOOL CANDIDATE – Dr. Jay Ketterer and his wife will be visiting the school on Monday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 25. The agenda for his visits include the following activities. Please take note:

 

*Monday, March 24  Teachers’ Q&A                  3:15 to 4:30 p.m. (Library)

*Tuesday, March 25  Parents’ Q&A                    8:00 to 10:00 a.m. (Library)

*Tuesday, March 25  Lunch with Teachers      12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (Cafeteria)

*Tuesday, March 25  Student Assembly                       2:00 to 3:00 p.m. (Gym)

 

CAYOS COCHINOS COMMUNITY SERVICE: As part of TES, Trabajo Educativo Social, the 11th graders will be going to Cayos Cochinos the 5th – 9th of April to assist the community of Cayo Mayor. The Alfonso Lacayo Public School is in need of school materials, so the Junior class has decided to conduct a voluntary school supply drive. They would appreciate any and all donations but wish to ask the following classes that each student contribute with the following:

 

1st & 2nd grade – 2 sharpeners

3rd & 4th grade – 1 pack of 12 colored pencils

5th grade – 2 scissors

6th – 8th grade – 2 normal sized composition notebooks

9th grade – black, red, and blue pens (one of each)

10th grade – 1 pack of 12 pencils and 2 erasers

12th grade – 4 UHU sticks

 

CHOIR MEETING – There will be a Choir meeting on Monday, March 31 at 3:15 p.m. in the school library. Important information will be discussed in this meeting. At least one parent for each student who is going to New York City must attend!

 

CONCERT - The Discovery School Music Department is inviting you to a Piano and Singing Recital . Tickets available with Ms. Norma and Ms. Pamela.

 

 

domingo, 16 de marzo de 2014

INFORMACIÓN SEMANAL


SEMANA DEL  17 al 21 DE MARZO

 

ESTUDIOS SOCIALES

SEGUNDO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de segundo grado trabajarán con el tema Vivir en paz , comprendiendo la importancia de las acciones que permiten una convivencia pacífica en sociedad.

TERCER GRADO

Los alumnos de tercer grado trabajarán con el tema Características de la sociedad hondureña.

CUARTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de cuarto grado trabajarán con el tema Problemas y retos el siglo XXI, en Centro América.

QUINTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de quinto grado trabajarán con el tema La democracia en los países latinoamericanos.

FELIZ SEMANA!!!

For Grades K-5 only:

EARLY CHILDHOOD AND ELEMENTARY READ-A-THON – This is week three of the Early Childhood and Elementary READ – A – THON for grades K-5. Please remind your child(ren) to keep reading, and to record their books in the Reading Log that was provided. Please help us by encouraging your child to read at home every day!

 

            For everyone:

 

CAYOS COCHINOS COMMUNITY SERVICE: As part of TES, Trabajo Educativo Social, the 11th graders will be going to Cayos Cochinos the 5th – 9th of April to assist the community of Cayo Mayor. The Alfonso Lacayo Public School is in need of school materials, so the Junior class has decided to conduct a voluntary school supply drive. They would appreciate any and all donations but wish to ask the following classes that each student contribute the following:

1st & 2nd grade – 2 sharpeners

3rd & 4th grade – 1 pack of 12 colored pencils

5th grade – 2 scissors

6th – 8th grade – 2 normal sized composition notebooks

9th grade – black, red, and blue pens (one of each)

10th grade – 1 pack of 12 pencils and 2 erasers

12th grade – 4 UHU sticks

 

BAKE SALE – On Wednesday, March 19, the Juniors will be having a bake sale during snack and lunch. The Juniors will also have a box where all students are welcomed to place their donations for Cayos Cochinos

 

CHOIR MEETING – There will be a Choir meeting on Monday, March 31 at 3:15 p.m. in the school library. Important information will be discussed in this meeting about the upcoming New York trip and performance At least one parent for each Choir member must attend.

 

CONCERT - The Discovery School Music Department is inviting you to a Piano and Singing Recital . Tickets are available with Ms. Norma and Ms. Pamela.

 

domingo, 9 de marzo de 2014

INFORMACIÓN SEMANAL


SEMANA DEL  10 al 14 DE MARZO

 

ESTUDIOS SOCIALES

SEGUNDO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de segundo grado trabajarán con el tema Necesidades básicas , comprendiendo la importancia de que las personas cubran estas necesidades.

TERCER GRADO

Los alumnos de tercer grado trabajarán con el tema La escuela y sus miembros, reconociendo la importancia de esta institución y las funciones de su personal.

CUARTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de cuarto grado trabajarán con el tema Los procesos de paz en Centro América, comprendiendo la importancia de los mismos.

QUINTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de quinto grado trabajarán con el tema Los  procesos de transformación social en los  países latinoamericanos.

FELIZ SEMANA!!!

EARLY CHILDHOOD AND ELEMENTARY READ-A-THON – This is week two of the Early Childhood and Elementary READ – A – THON for grades K-5. Please remind your child(ren) to read as much as they can, and to record their books in the Reading Log that was provided. Please help us by encouraging your child to read at home every day!

 

            For everyone:

LAST CHANCE TO ORDER YEARBOOK PICTURES - If you are interested and have not yet sent the order form for the yearbook pictures, please remember that Tuesday, March 11 is the last day to place them. Make sure to send your form back with the exact amount of money or a check.

 

CHOIR MEETING – There will be a Choir meeting on Monday, March 31 at 3:15 p.m. in the school library. Important information will be discussed in this meeting about the upcoming trip to New York City. At least one parent for each child who is going on the trip must attend!

 

THIRD GRADE MAYAN DRAMA - Come travel back in time with us! The third graders will be performing a drama to demonstrate what they have learned about the various contrasting aspects of Mayan culture to modern day. Please join us on Friday, March 14th. The schedule is listed below. Parents and other teachers are also welcome to stop by and watch.

9:00 Kinder-1st                     9:30 Grade 2                        10:00 Grades 4 and 5

 

CHRONICLES OF DISCOVERY SCHOOL - Each year at Discovery School we host the event "Chronicles of Discovery," destined to promote literature and art developed by our students and to reward those whose works excel in these areas. The event is organized by the students of the AP Literature and Composition class. Throughout the award ceremony, students conduct art exhibition, musical performance, and recitation, among other activities. There will also be live music and refreshments for everyone to enjoy.

 

We would like to invite you to Chronicles of Discovery and help us fund it. The event is sponsored by companies and donations from parents. Any sum of money is welcomed, and may be delivered to Mr. Fenn (high school building, room no. 3). Thank you for helping us promote the artistic school spirit. We hope to see you at the event, April 25.

 

viernes, 28 de febrero de 2014

INFORMACIÓN SEMANAL

SEMANA DEL 3 AL 7 DE MARZO

ESTUDIOS SOCIALES

SEGUNDO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de segundo grado trabajarán con el tema cuentos y leyendas de Honduras, identificándolas como parte de las tradiciones hondureñas.

TERCER GRADO

Los alumnos de tercer grado trabajarán con el tema Autoridades del país, reconociendo las funciones de cada uno de ellos.

CUARTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de cuarto grado trabajarán con el tema La caficultura, identificando esta actividad como una de las más importantes en la economía de Honduras.

QUINTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de quinto grado trabajarán con el tema Retos del futuro, analizando cada uno de los factores que necesitan ser mejorados para el bienestar de los países latinoamericanos.

                          


        
EARLY CHILDHOOD AND ELEMENTARY READ-A-THON – The Early Childhood and Elementary will be carrying out a READ – A – THON for Grades K-5 during the month of March. Students will receive a Read-a-thon Recording Sheet and a bookmark on Monday, March 3, and will be asked to keep a record of the books they read during the month of March (whether the book is read as a school assignment or for pleasure). The winner of each homeroom class will be awarded a special medal and certificate, and will be treated to a very special lunch in a restaurant on Friday, April 4 (donated by our DPTO). Please help us by encouraging your child to read at home every day!
 
            For everyone:
           
YEARBOOK PICTURES UPDATE - Order forms for the yearbook pictures were sent home last week. Please make sure to send your form back with the exact amount of money or a check. We will be receiving orders until March 11th.
 
CHRONICLES OF DISCOVERY SCHOOL - Each year at Discovery School we host the event "Chronicles of Discovery," destined to promote literature and art developed by our students and reward those whose works excel in these areas. The event is organized by the students of the AP Literature and Composition class. Throughout the award ceremony, students conduct art exhibition, musical performance, and recitation, among other activities. There will also be live music and refreshments for everyone to enjoy.
 
We would like to invite you to Chronicles of Discovery and help us fund it. The event is sponsored by companies and donations from parents. Any sum of money is welcomed, and may be delivered to Mr. Fenn (high school building, Room #3). Thank you for helping us promote the artistic school spirit. We hope to see you at the event on April 25.

 


 

domingo, 23 de febrero de 2014

INFORMACIÓN SEMANAL


SEMANA DEL  24 AL 28 DE FEBRERO

 

ESTUDIOS SOCIALES

SEGUNDO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de segundo grado trabajarán con el tema Producción en Honduras, analizando los productos importantes en la economía del pais.

TERCER GRADO

Los alumnos de tercer grado trabajarán con el tema Los Poderes del Estado, reconociendo los integrantes y las funciones de cada uno de ellos.

CUARTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de cuarto grado trabajarán con el tema La Industrialización en Centro América, identificando ventajas y desventajas de este proceso.

QUINTO GRADO

Durante esta semana los alumnos de quinto grado trabajarán con el tema La Globalización, conceptualizando y analizando sus ventajas.

FELIZ SEMANA!!!

EARLY DISMISSAL WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 – Please remember that our teachers will have a Professional Development afternoon this Wednesday. Our students will be dismissed at 11:45 a.m. This day we will follow PM Schedule.