Discovery Elementary School

Our mission is to provide a supportive learning community to ensure that all children achieve their highest potential academically, emotionally, socially and physically.

Principal:  Bronwyn Cobb

517-655-2855, ext. 4001 or cobbb@gowcs.net



Contact us @

517-655-2855 (phone) or 517-655-7504 (fax) 

Discovery Office Hours are

7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Enrollment Information

Did you miss our Young Fives & Kindergarten Enrollment Sessions?

Are you new to our district?  Welcome!

Enrollment forms are available for pick-up in the office or on the web site; click on the "Enrollment Forms" link on the left.


Discovery Elementary Student Entry Times

Students eating breakfast at school may enter at 8:05 a.m.

All other students may enter at 8:10 a.m.

School starts at 8:20 a.m.

Entry doors will be locked at 8:30 a.m.


Upcoming Events

March 30 - "Crazy about books!"  Wear crazy hair today

March 31 - No School K-12, Spring Break begins

April 10 - Classes Resume

Mileage Club Begins - lunch recess time on M, W, & F

April 11 - PTSA Parent Information Night, Discovery Cafeteria 6:30 p.m.

April 13 - PTSA Meeting, Discovery Library 7:00 p.m.

April 17 - Board of Education Meeting; 7:30 p.m. MS Multi-purpose room

April 20 - Deadline for Susan Lorenz Memorial Art Show Entries (see flyer)





Feelin' Good Mileage Club

To volunteer for this event, please sign up by visiting this link:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A4AAFAE2CA02-2017


Buzz Ticket News

February came and went so fast!  Children had 18 1/2 days of school.  In that short amount of time, children at Discovery earned 858 Buzz Tickets for being kind, safe, cooperative and respectful!  Ask your child if he/she earned a buzz ticket and how it was earned!  For more information on positive behavior supports, you can visit the Discovery Elementary School web page; www.gowcs.net.  On the left hand side you'll find the "PBIS and Bullying Prevention Program."  If you have any questions, please feel free to call Katie Gerard, our Student Services Coordinator at 655-2855, ext. 4650.  Thank you for all you do to support your children at school!


Yearbook Orders Extended to April 14!

Visit YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM

Use Discovery's Yearbook ID Code: 1848517

Click here to view flyer and yearbook packages





Bus Drivers Needed!

Williamston Community Schools Transportation Department is looking for people interested in becoming a bus driver.  Please call Pam VanSickler, Transportation Supervisor, at 655-1011.



Noon Supervisors Needed!!!

Friendly, caring individuals are needed for playground supervision from 10:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. each school day (13.75 hours per week).  If you are interested, please call the Explorer Office at 517-655-2174.  This is a paid position with on the job training.

We are also in need of substitute noon supervisors, hours vary as needed.


School Closing Information

Please click here to read letter containing important school closing information.


Discovery Elementary School Improvement Goals 2016-2017

Students will improve their reading fluency with an increased building focus on reading connected text and "Good Fit Groupings".

Students will improve their mathematics proficiency with an increased building focus on direct instruction and increased opportunities to apply skills.

Students will improve written language skills with an increased building focus on opportunities to write narrative, non-fiction and opinion pieces.

Students will improve learning engagement and social skills with an increased building focus on Kind, Safe, Cooperative and Respectful interactions. 

Students will improve their health and wellness skills with an increased building focus on instruction, activities and staff reinforcement.



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