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 Spring

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

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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!

Welcome to Discovery! 


What's coming up in April and May?


April 22 All District Orchestra Concert at Hudson's Bay 7 PM
April 24
Honor Roll Social for all students 3.0 and above! During the School Day
April 28
one Hour Early Release 2:30 PM
May 4  
Discovery Marching Band in the Long Beach Loyalty Days Parade!
May 5-16 MSP Testing- Please make sure your student is at school on time!
May 12
1 hour Early Release 2:30 PM
May 13
6 PM  PTSA Meeting time to be getting ready for the 8th Grade Celebration! If you are interested in helping to plan this please come!
May 20
5th Grade Parent Night 6 PM (free dinner) 7PM Presentation, Meet the principal and teachers
May 21 Discovery Theatre Show 6:30 PM
May 22 Discovery Theatre Show 6:30 PM
May 23 AM Assembly Discovery Theatre Show

Wildcat Sports!

Track Meets for the 2013-14 Season

 May 2    5 PM         Disco vs Gaiser at Columbia River Track

May 8    4:30 PM    Alki vs Discovery at Hudson's Bay HS Track

May 13  4:30 PM    Disco vs Mac at Fort Track

May 15  4:30 PM    Jason Lee vs Disco @ Hudson's Bay Track

May 22  4:30 PM    Disco Vs Jefferson at Jefferson

May 29  4:30 PM    All Star Track Meet Columbia River HS


Message to 7th and 8th Grade Parents

This year Vancouver Public Schools is partnering with the AWARE program to address the concerns of internet safety and human trafficking with our 7th and 8th grade students. 

For more information please click the language link! English

Outstanding Employment Opportunities

With the Vancouver School District

The goal of VPS is to recruit and retain the best qualified employees to support our mission of providing an innovative learning environment that engages and empowers each student to develop the knowledge and essential skills to become a competent, responsible, and compassionate citizen.

If you are interested, please apply!

Supply List 2013/14

2013/14 School Supply List for Discovery Students

Immunization requirements 2013/14

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.