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Discovery Charter School

Reality Store a glimpse into future for middle school students

Reality Store a glimpse into future for middle school students

CHESTERTON | On April 16, 550 Duneland middle school students from St. Patrick’s, Chesterton Middle School, and the Discovery Charter School received a wake-up call during the Duneland Chamber of Commerce 8th Grade Reality Store. This annual event was coordinated by the Chamber’s Partners in…

April 17, 2014 6:28 pm Photos

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Discovery Charter School celebrates National School Choice week

Discovery Charter School celebrates National School Choice week

National School Choice Week is being celebrated this week. The week, the nation’s largest-ever celebration of educational opportunity, gives students, parents and teachers in Indiana a chance to raise awareness of the different types of educational options available to families in advance of…

January 28, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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Porter County Parks and Recreation announces awards to area schools in Winter Lights Art Contest

DUNELAND | The Porter County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Winter Lights Festival Art Show.

December 02, 2013 11:35 am

Discovery Charter School faces chickenpox outbreak

PORTER | Six students at Discovery Charter School have chickenpox and another 40 students were excluded from school Wednesday and Thursday because they don't have current immunizations.

September 26, 2013 6:04 pm
Youngster proves he knows his way around a map

Youngster proves he knows his way around a map

When 9-year-old Sander Owens saw Alex Trebek hosting the 2012 National Geographic Bee on TV, he knew he had to be a part of it.

May 24, 2013 12:00 am

Discovery Charter School receives grant for Special Education Department

CHESTERTON | The Special Education department at Discovery Charter School is excited to announce that we have received a grant for $69,000 from the Indiana Department of Education. This grant, the Special Education Improvement Award, focused on purchasing different technology tools to help f…

June 04, 2012 5:18 pm
Discovery Middle School students embrace challenge at Howell Nature Center

Discovery Middle School students embrace challenge at Howell Nature Center

CHESTERTON | The focus was on expanding awareness of the world and taking on personal challenge when fifty-five middle school students from Discovery Charter School travelled to Howell Nature Center in Howell, Michigan.

May 08, 2012 8:32 pm

Discovery Charter School open houses begin May 11

CHESTERTON | Discovery Charter School would like to announce open house dates for new and prospective families. Open houses are an opportunity for families to come and meet members of the staff, ask questions, observe classroom instruction, and learn more about what makes Discovery unique. O…

May 01, 2012 5:27 pm
Frog in the bog

Frog in the bog

CHESTERTON | Discovery Charter School fifth graders recently traveled to the Dunes Learning Center to participate in their two-night, three-day environmental education program called "Frog in the Bog." The following report was submitted by fifth grader Haley Harkness.

April 20, 2012 2:44 pm
Discovery fifth graders get wet

Discovery fifth graders get wet

CHESTERTON | Discovery Charter School has once again teamed up with the Chesterton Storm Water Quality Program to teach students about water quality. Fifth grade students engaged in several activities which promoted the importance of water quality. One activity allowed students to travel bet…

February 21, 2012 2:50 pm Photos

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Discovery fifth graders take flight

Discovery fifth graders take flight

CHESTERTON | Fifth grade students at Discovery Charter School have been participating in Southwest Airlines' Adopt-A-Pilot Program. Captain Dave Teal has been visiting the classrooms and working with the students on activities such as calculating distance using flight maps, as well as determ…

February 15, 2012 11:17 am
Chesterton Stormwater Utility gives presentation at Discovery Charter School

Chesterton Stormwater Utility gives presentation at Discovery Charter School

CHESTERTON | On Feb. 7 Chesterton Stormwater Utility came to Discovery Charter School to demonstrate for the 3rd grade students on the journey of a water molecule that runs down the drain.

February 13, 2012 12:16 pm
Discovery Charter School visits Riley Children's Hospital

Discovery Charter School visits Riley Children's Hospital

CHESTERTON | On Dec. 6, a group of students from Discovery Charter School visited Riley's Hospital in Indianapolis. They spent the whole semester on a service project on behalf of Riley's patients. This project is part of a requirement for their elective class, Semester of Service. They rais…

December 13, 2011 2:59 pm
Discovery students create cards for Hoosier Cheer for our Heroes

Discovery students create cards for Hoosier Cheer for our Heroes

CHESTERTON | Students in Miss Allison's class at Discovery Charter School created cards as part of Lt. Governor Becky Skillman's Hoosier Cheer for our Heroes program. The program sends cards to troops who are serving overseas during the holiday season and is in its sixth year. This year, vol…

November 16, 2011 2:31 pm
Westville Prison's K9 unit visits Discovery Charter School

Westville Prison's K9 unit visits Discovery Charter School

PORTER | Westville Prison's K-9 unit came to Discovery Charter School in Porter during their Character Counts week/Red Ribbon day. The event was coordinated by 7th grader, Brandon Sizemore, as part of a project for the Semester of Service class.

November 01, 2011 4:25 pm
Discovery Charter School Open House

Discovery Charter School Open House

PORTER | Discovery Charter School will host two open house events on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.at 808 Canonie Dr., Porter

October 25, 2011 11:59 am
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