Discovery Student Bulletin Week of May 29
All Chromebooks must be turned in before Summer Break!
Students who still have Chromebooks checked out will need to turn them June 5 - 9.
2023 Graduates will have a mandatory meeting June 9 at 1:30pm in the Discovery Gym.
The last day of school for Thu/Fri students is Friday, June 9. All work must be turned in by then. Student Conferences for Thu/Fri students take place Thursday, June 15. Please schedule with your advisor.
The last day of school for Mon/Tue students is Tuesday, June 13. All work must be turned in by then. Student Conferences for Mon/Tue students take place Tuesday, June 20. Please schedule with your advisor.
Registration for Fall is happening now. Please be sure to see your advisor about scheduling your classes for next school year - they will fill up quickly!
Discovery’s All-School Picnic and Celebration of 2023 Graduates will take place Tue, June 6, and Thu, June 8, 11:00 – 1:00 (or until the bus comes). Plan to attend on your normally scheduled school day. (Distance Learners and West Sound Tech choose one day.) Staff will barbecue and serve hamburgers and hotdogs along with chips. We will also have cake and root beer floats. There will be lots of fun activities - games, T-shirt tie dying, craft-making, and music!
FREE Lunch for South Kitsap Community Students!
The FREE summer lunch program will serve South Kitsap kids this summer Monday – Thursday, July 12 – August 16. Free meals will be served to children 18 years and under. No pre-orders are required, simply visit one of the locations below and enjoy lunch:
- East Port Orchard Elementary
Hot lunch. Monday - Thursday, July 12-August 16. 12:00-12:45pm
- Burley Glenwood Elementary
Cold lunch. Monday - Thursday, July 12-August 16. 12:15-12:35pm
- Manchester Elementary
Cold lunch. Monday - Thursday, July 12-August 16. 10:15-10:35am
- Sidney Glen Elementary
Cold lunch. Monday - Thursday, July 12-August 16. 11:15-11:35am
- Waterfront Gazebo downtown Port Orchard
Cold lunch, Wednesdays only. 12-12:15pm
- SK Regional Park Playground off Jackson
Cold lunch. Monday - Thursday, July 12-August 16. 11-11:20am
Future Bond Youth Leadership Team – Join a team of high school students from across Kitsap and North Mason to create solutions and programs to support youth in their future bound pathways! Monthly in-person meetings begin in September. Questions: Contact Promise at 206-771-0029 or visit their website firstname.lastname@example.org
The Middle School Grad walk will take place from 10:00-10:30 AM on June 9 at the three middle school campuses. Grads will walk in their Discovery cap and gown and make their alumni proud! If students can drive to their old school that would be great. Those who don’t drive will be meet at Discovery at 9:30 to be driven to the event in a school van.
The Summer School Application is available in Skyward under ‘forms.’ Applications are also available in the office. Summer School is a four-week program, Mon-Thu, 8:00-11:00 am.
It’s an exciting time to learn a trade such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry and excavation! See Kim Silke (office next to D-1) if you are interested in applying for the Builder Grant Program.
PSNS & IMF Hiring Fair for ALL skill levels takes place June 6 & 7, 9 a.m. — 7 p.m. at the Kitsap Conference Center. Here is a link to their flyer: PSNS.IMF.Hiring.Fair.Flyer
WST’s last day of school is June 15. Seniors who graduate before that date will be excused through the 15th, but if their graduation date is later, they are expected to attend per the regular schedule (unless they need to attend a graduation rehearsal, etc.) until the last day of school. We have a senior celebration on June 2 at 11:30 AM, which is where seniors will get their WST completion certificate. Families are encouraged to attend.
Discovery High School is looking for four more juniors to volunteer at our June 12 Graduation Ceremony to greet families, hand out programs, and assist with various small tasks.
A Summer Session of Driver’s Ed will be offered to Discovery Students for a cost of $50.00. The course begins June 26 and ends July 27. Driving classes will take place Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 12:00 - 2:00pm.
Have you ever considered a job as a flagger? We will offer a flagger certification training day (certification is good for three years) on Thursday, June 15. There are just 7 spots left – please see Michele in Portable 2 to reserve your spot for this opportunity!
June 5 – World Environment Day – Plastics are the largest, most harmful and persistent fraction of marine litter, accounting for at least 85 per cent of total marine waste.
Pride Month – Pride Month is a vibrant and inclusive celebration that honors the LGBTQ+ community, their history, achievements, and ongoing struggle for equality. This annual event serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of acceptance, diversity, and love.
National Hunger Awareness Month – Hunger is the world’s number one health risk. It kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined.
National Safety Month – Preventable injuries, commonly known as “accidents,” are the fourth leading cause of U.S. deaths.
National Candy Month – National Candy Month is a time to celebrate the authentic, fun treats that candy companies have been producing for more than 100 years.
A job with propane sales and delivery requires a professional to sell and deliver propane to farms and businesses using propane in their production process.
What responsibilities will I have?
- Actively contact customers and prospects to market propane
- Responsible for payment collections and credit administration
- Deliver product to customer in a timely, efficient and safe manner
- Assist with customer service and energy operations
- Work with facility team to build unity and help accomplish company goals
- Assist with inventory control and team safety
- Follow all guidelines and regulations for hauling propane
- Maintain logs with each shipment, completing daily invoices and reports
- Perform visual inspection of truck before leaving premises and complete maintenance report on all deficiencies
- Report all accidents, traffic violations, and damage to vehicles
- Complete daily maintenance report and notify supervisor of any needed repairs
- Maintain cleanliness of your truck both inside and out
- Ensure on time loading and unloading and communicate with vendors if delays occur
- Provide excellent customer service, treating all customers in a friendly and courteous manner
What education and training is required?
A high school diploma, and a class B CDL with hazmat and tanker endorsements is required.
To pursue a career in propane sales and delivery:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, mathematics, business courses and chemistry.
Propane sales and delivery workers can be employed by energy companies and cooperatives.
The future outlook for a propane sales and delivery worker will be good over the next five years.
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Walmart - Hiring Center (wal-mart.com)
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