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Students at WDA Gather 690 Lbs. of Food

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November 24, 2015
Students at WDA Gather 690 Lbs. of Food

The kindergarten and 2nd grade classes at Washington Discovery Academy recently collaborated on a food drive project.  All classes ended up participating in the project and they were able to collected 731 items. The items were donated to Bread of Life Food pantry.  The food pantry reported to us that the items amounted to...
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Kindergarten Students Visit Community Helpers

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September 23, 2015
Kindergarten Students Visit Community Helpers

Two classes from Washington Discovery Academy went on a Community Helper Walk Wednesday, September 23rd. Students went to the Plymouth Public Library, Plymouth Fire Station, Mayor’s Office, Plymouth Police Department, and Marshall County Neighborhood Center. One of the standards for kindergarten students is learning about community helpers. After their travels in downtown Plymouth they...
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WASHINGTON DISCOVERY ACADEMY IS IN THE RUNNING FOR A SEEDS OF CHANGE® GRANT AND NEEDS COMMUNITY TO GET OUT THE VOTE

April 10, 2015
WASHINGTON DISCOVERY ACADEMY IS IN THE RUNNING	FOR	A	SEEDS	OF	CHANGE®	GRANT AND NEEDS COMMUNITY TO GET OUT THE VOTE

Washington Discovery Academy in Plymouth has entered the Seeds of Change® Grant Program for an opportunity to win one of two $20,000, five $10,000 grants or ten $1,000 grants and is asking the community to get out and vote for their application. The Grant Program aims to enhance the environmental, economic and social wellbeing...
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WDA 2nd Graders Visit Mayor Senter

April 5, 2015
WDA 2nd Graders Visit Mayor Senter

Washington Discovery Academy 2nd grade students took a field-trip to the Plymouth Mayor’s Office on Thursday. Mayor Mark Senter met with students in the Council Chambers and spoke about our local city government and our city history. Kristin Flint, “The WDA second graders are learning about their community government, how government works, as well as learning about important people in the...
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WDA Blood Drive Huge Success

November 21, 2014
WDA Blood Drive Huge Success

This fall first grade Students at Washington Discovery have been learning about the body’s skeletal and circulatory systems. Students have learned the importance of white blood cells and the American Red Cross. WDA Principal, Andy Hartley, said the school usually doesn’t repeat projects from year to year; but the blood drive last year was...
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Washington Discovery Academy Pumpkin Drop

October 30, 2014
Washington Discovery Academy Pumpkin Drop

Fourth grade students at Washington Discovery Academy conducted their annual 2nd Pumpkin Drop Thursday morning, part of the SLED (Science leaning through engineering design) program. Teams of students were challenged to pack a 5 to 6 pound pumpkin in a cardboard box with packing materials of their choice and then dropping the container from...
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Washington Discovery Bars on Sale at Farmers’ Market & Earthworks this Saturday

May 16, 2014
Washington Discovery Bars on Sale at Farmers’ Market & Earthworks this Saturday

Washington Discovery Academy’s Kindergarten class and Earthworks made a healthy granola bar called a “Discovery Bar” as part of their Healthy Garden project.  They will be selling these bars this Saturday, May 17th at the Plymouth Farmer’s Market and at the Earthworks Market on West Jefferson Street.  The Discovery Bars will be sold for...
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PCSC Teacher, Janet Marshall, Receives Lilly Endowment Grant

February 27, 2014
PCSC Teacher, Janet Marshall, Receives Lilly Endowment Grant

  02/28/14  Last week, Janet Marshall, Washington Discovery Academy teacher, received word her proposal for the Lilly Endowment was granted.  Mrs. Marshall will be receiving a $10,000 grant to go to England, Ireland, and Scotland this summer to research her ancestors. Mrs. Marshall’s son Clay, who is a junior, was included in the grant....
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Pint Size Hero Blood Drive at Washington Discovey Academy

November 15, 2013
Pint Size Hero Blood Drive at Washington Discovey Academy

11/18/13 First graders at Washington Discovery Academy have spent eight weeks exploring the systems in the body.  They have had ten guest speakers during the weeks including doctors, nurses and representatives from the American Red Cross and conducting research. A first grade parent told the students their family’s story how a blood donation saved...
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Kindergarten Classes at Washington Discovery Academy See Hot Air Balloon

May 8, 2013
Kindergarten Classes at Washington Discovery Academy See Hot Air Balloon

  05/09/13 Tuesday morning students at Washington Discover Academy were treated to a special presentation for their transportation chapter.  A hot air balloon was inflated in the front school yard for kindergarten students to see.  Kindergarten teacher Kendall Hoover had seen the hot air balloon on the school property during the summer and seized...
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