601 Woodbury Road
Orlando, Florida 32828

407-384-1555
407-384-1580 Fax

 
Dr. Gloria Fernández
 
Principal
 
 
School Office Hours:
 
Monday through Friday 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
 
(To register a student please arrive by 4:00 PM)
 
 
 

Announcements

 
 
 

Discovery Yearbooks

You can order Discovery’s 96 page full-color, hard-cover yearbook on-line for only $25 until April 1. After that date, the price will increase to $30 and will not be available for pre-purchase. Purchase early to save and guarantee your student receives a book. To purchase go to www.ybpay.lifetouch.com and use school code: 3840017
 
Model Release Form
If you have not signed your student's model release form, you can follow the instructions below to fill out the Consent Forms, or you can click here to download a print copy to fill out and return to school.
 
 

Parent Consent Forms

IMPORTANT: We are still in need of parents electronic signatures for the Parent Technology Media and Information Consent Form. Parents will be able to access these forms through ProgressBook. When you log-in, there will be a link to the forms on the home screen. See screenshot below. For a print copy of the forms, click here.

 
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More About Discovery

Discovery Spotlight

What makes our school special? Find out more about the awards our school has earned in the Discovery Spotlight​
 
 
 
Discovery Digest
Read the latest edition of our school's newsletter the Discovery Digest
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Information for Parents
 
FSA and EOC Practice Materials
Parents, you can access FSA Practice Test materials for Reading, Math, Writing, Algebra 1, Geometry and including the Writing Rubrics, Answer Keys and Paper-Based Practice Tests at http://fsassessments.org/students-and-families/practice-tests/ .
 
You can also access a variety of study guides here:
 
Preparing for the FSA
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Launchpad Tutorial

View Parent Academy's short tutorial to learn more about your student accessing Launchpad from home.
 
 
The Growth Mindset

There are the differences between the growth mindset and the fixed mindset student.  A great introduction to the two mindsets is the Youtube video “The Power of Belief – Mindset and Success.”
 
 
Information on Rezoning
Need information about New Middle School 21-M-E-2? For maps and data tables - click here.
 
 
 
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Important Dates

2017 Basketball Games

Basketball_pictogram.svg.pngCome out and support the Discovery Middle School Basketball teams! Click here for a schedule of this year's games.

 
6th Grade Epcot Field Trip
Our 6th graders will be going to Disney's Epcot on May 4, 2017. For your convenience, we have set up a SchoolPay account to pay for this event.
 
 
Saturday Camps
Here at DMS, we are providing a variety of academic camps to ensure that your child performs well on our end of year assessments and end of course exams. All students will benefit from these engaging camps. For more information click on one of the links below:
 
 
 
6th Grade Math Tutoring
There will be no Saturday Camps for 6th grade Math, however, teachers are working diligently to ensure students still receive the additional reinforcement they need to be successful. 6th Grade Mathematics will conduct tutoring and reviews prior to the Florida State Assessment. While a schedule is provided, please contact your child’s teacher regarding their progress in 6th grade math.
 
 
8th Grade Algebra and Pre-Algebra Tutoring
Our 8th grade math teachers are working diligently to ensure students still receive the additional reinforcement they need to be successful. The 8th grade Algebra and Pre-Algebra teaches will conduct tutoring and reviews prior to the Florida State Assessment Algebra End-of-Course Assessment and the 8th Grade Math FSA. While a schedule is provided, please contact your child’s teacher regarding their progress in 8th grade math.
 
 
2016-2017 FSA/EOC Testing Calendar
The testing calendar is now available. Click here to see the ELA, Mathematics, Science, and Civics assessment dates for Discovery students.
 
 
 

Other Important Dates


3/15 - PTSA Meeting
3/16 - Calculus Project Parent Orientation Night
3/16 - End of the 3rd Grading Period
3/17 - Student Holiday/Teacher Workday
3/20 - Spring Break Begins
3/27 - Beginning of 4th Marking Period
3/28 - School Oration Contest
3/29 - Battle of the Books @ WPHS
3/29 - Full Day Wednesday
3/31 - Report Cards Go Home
4/7 - Beta Spring Dance
4/12 - Full Day Wednesday
4/18 - SAC Meeting
4/19 - PTSA Meeting

 
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Discovery Spirit Nights
2016-2017

All nights from 4 to 8 p.m.

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October 6
December 8
February 16
April 13

 
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September 6
November 15
January 17
March 14
May 9 

 

  

   

  

   

 

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