disco masthead logo Principal: Mark Cain   Address: 800 E 40th Street, Vancouver WA, 98663    Phone: 360-313-3300  FAX: 360-313-3301  Attendance: 360-313-3320

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It's a Discovery Thing!

Discovery in Autumn

Discovery MS is an Official IB World School authorized by the International Baccalaureate Org (IBO)

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MYP Information myp ib 2014

Business Office Announcement!

At all VPS Middle School Business offices  Parents can now use their VISA, MasterCard, Discover or VISA Debit cards to pay for student fees and fines.

You may pay for Fines and certain Student Fees online. Click on Parent Access, log in and navigate to Student Fines and Fees. There is a $1.50 fee for online payments.


VPS Staff Portal

Staff Portal Link

Is it a Grey, Blue or White schedule day? Click Here!


For School Closure information due to severe weather

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We can do more and You can help!

Please Join Our Discovery PTSA!

Click here for the Membership form--just print it out, fill it out and send it back to school with your check. Thanks!

We are here to help our great staff and our wonderful students with enrichment opportunities and volunteering in the building and at evening events. Thank you for helping us help our staff and students accomplish more!

Another Way you can Help!

Our Discovery PTSA is collecting Box Topsbox tops for Education. Just clip the Box Tops for Education labels from the products you already buy. Bring them to the school and drop in the box in front of the office. Each box top is worth 10 cents and they add up quickly!

Show your Spirit!

Disco Tee ShirtAre you interested in having a Discovery Wildcat Tee Shirt, Hoodie or Full Zip Sweat Shirt of your very own? If you are,  please click here for more information!

December-January Coming Events!

Dec 15-19 Holiday Spirit Week
                    15- Sports Day (Team spirit College, Pro , or your fav Sport!)
                    16 Ugly Sweater Day (chosen by the 6th grade                       
                            Leadership Intramural)
                    17 Pajama Day- All slippers need hard soles for outdoor use
                    18 Super Hero Day- Dust off those Capes and get ready to fly!
                    19 Holiday Color war- 8th Red, 7th White, 6th Green
Dec 16  After School Social 3:30-4:30 PM Pizza and Pop starting at 4 PM-$
              Bus Transportation for students who normally ride is provided.

This just in!

Wind TreeDec 18  Rescheduled Holiday Concerts from last week-
                You will be Blown away!
                Holiday Concert in the Commons!
                6PM Band, 7PM Orchestra and Choir.

Dec 22-Jan 2 Winter Break
Jan  5    Welcome Back from Winter Break- Regular Schedule
Jan 12  1 Hour Early Release- 2:30 PM
Jan 14  Last day to Clear for Winter Sports
Jan 16  6th Grade Honor Roll Breakfast - Invitation Only
Jan 17  7/8 Grade Honor Roll Breakfast - Invitation Only

Discovery Sports Schedules

Winter Sports Start in January!

Last day to be Cleared-January 14!

Here it is! Wrestling and Girls Basketball!

High School Magnet Program info 2015-16

Attention 8th graders, their Parents and Guardians- Magnet Information Nights!

Columbia River - International Baccalaureate

January 12 @ Columbia River HS

VSAA- Arts and Academics

January 13 @ VSAA

iTech - Science, Math, Technology and Engineering

Feburary 10th or
February 19 @ Jim Parsley Center

Vancouver Flex Academy- Blended Learning Formerly Lewis and Clark HS

February 12 @ Lewis and Clark HS

Fort Vancouver- Medical Arts, Center for International Studies

February 17 at Fort Vancouver HS

Hudson's Bay- ACES-Architecture,Construction and Environmental Services

February 18 @ Hudson's Bay HS

Skyview -

February 25 @ Skyview HS
AVID - Advancement Via Individual Determination - At All High Schools

IB and VSAA Applications are due Feb. 9th

All other HS Magnet Applications are due March 6th

Supply List 2014/15

2014/15 School Supply List for Discovery Students

Immunization requirements 2014/15

All students in Washington at 11 years of age and entering 6 grade, are required by law to show proof of a Tdap (combination tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccination, if it has been 5 years or longer since receiving a tetanus containing vaccine (DTaP, DT or Td

*Remember to bring updated shot records to school as soon as possible.*Remember to bring updated shot records to school as soon as possible.