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Discovery Middle School

April 12, 2019
Madrigals (from left) Bria Burginger, Rowan Boesl, Cora Bumgarner and Ranna Johnson rehearse for director Bryan Farthing. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
From casting to show time in five days: Prairie Fire Children's Theatre specializes in quick turnarounds
April 12, 2019 - 10:30am
April 6, 2019
David Vaske of Miltona Greenhouses answers a customer's question at the "Let's Get Growing" gardening workshop Saturday at Discovery Middle School. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Record crowd for 24th annual gardening workshop
April 6, 2019 - 11:38am
March 27, 2019
Discovery Middle School White Team 1 took first place at a regional math competition. From left: Cooper Running, Natalie Klimek, Corryn Kramer, Max Chinn and Brody Nikolaisen. (Contributed)
School news
March 27, 2019 - 7:37am
March 7, 2019
Suzie Larson and her son Aidan and daughter Lydia check out how an experiment of the role temperature plays in how fast minnows burn sugar, during the Discovery Middle School Academic Open House Feb. 19. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Discovery showcases student projects
March 7, 2019 - 5:56am
February 20, 2019
Sam Wicken (center) took first place in the National Geographic GeoBee competition at Discovery Middle School. Joaquim Ramos (right) placed second, and Ben Cook (left) was third.  (Contributed)
Community news
February 20, 2019 - 4:43pm
February 8, 2019
New class choices await eighth-graders at Discovery
February 8, 2019 - 3:25pm
January 16, 2019
Unified Club dips toe in water
January 16, 2019 - 12:30pm
December 15, 2018
Steve Vrchota (left), is the coordinator of the robotics tournament. He was assisting Ashley Vogt and Brock Manderschied (right) of Douglas County 4-H. (Abel Mehari / Echo Press)
Putting STEM skills to work: Area students to compete in robotics tournament
December 15, 2018 - 5:49am
December 12, 2018
Letter to the Editor: District dropped ball on school threat
December 12, 2018 - 10:30am
November 29, 2018
Police investigate possible threat at Discovery Middle School
November 29, 2018 - 9:52pm
May 23, 2018
Discovery Middle School eighth graders Lilly Thul and Peter Sansted pull weeds in a flower bed at the Runestone Museum for Day of Caring Thursday. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Learning to make a difference: Eighth-graders participate in Day of Caring
May 23, 2018 - 12:53pm
March 21, 2018
Discovery Middle School Team 1 took first place at a recent regional math competition. From left: Joaquim Ramos, Greta Oldenkamp, Josie Hochsprung, Kylie Lattimer, and Elle Heydt. Josie also took first place in the individual problem-solving competition. (Contributed)
Sixth-grade math teams dominate
March 21, 2018 - 8:45am
March 16, 2018
The middle school play, “Welcome to Camp Brown Bear,” was written by members of the Eighth-Grade Playwrights Club. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Life lessons through theater: Eighth-grade playwrights take on issue of bullying
March 16, 2018 - 5:59am
March 14, 2018
Senior Emma Reilly holds a sign reading “Not one more,” which the crowd also chanted. Reilly was one of the students who helped organize the walkout. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)play button
Alexandria students join national walkout over gun violence
March 14, 2018 - 12:31pm
March 6, 2018
Sam Wicken
Seventh-grader knows where it's at: Geography champ eligible for state National Geographic competition
March 6, 2018 - 12:11pm