Hello DCS Family and Friends. During these troubled times while dealing with COVID-19,

if your family has been displaced or is staying with family or friends due to losing your home,

please contact Mrs. Blake:

Thank you.


Parents, the JYK DCS will be closed on Wednesday, November 25th through Friday, November 27th in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday. Enjoy and be safe!

School will reopen on Monday, November 30th.  

Thank you.


Good Day Parents:

Discovery Charter School has been given a limited amount of turkeys to distribute for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  If your family could benefit from this giveaway please visit our website under the Parent Resource tab and complete the short form requesting a turkey. The distribution will be this Monday and will be done on a first reply basis.  You will be notified via email if your family was selected.   

Again, please visit our website NOW to request a turkey. 

We also have winter coats available. If your child needs a winter coat, they will be distributed on Monday between the hours of 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. No appointment needed. 

 Happy Holiday to all of you. Our website is JYK Discovery Charter


Good Day Parents, In light of the current pandemic, our afterschool program, See It Through

is offering an access center for grades K-4 and currently has CCIS.

The hours are 8:30 am until 3:00 pm. 

If  you would like to take advantage of this service, please email

Ms. Mooring at  

Thank you.


Parents, the Jacquelyn Y. Kelley Discovery Charter School has free internet access for students (Comcast or Hotspots).

You can come to the school on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

from 9:30-11am and 1:00-3pm. 

Thank you.


Parents, the high school process to apply for 9th grade for the 2021-2022 school year will be coming to an end this Friday, November 6th at 4:00pm.

We are asking all of our students/parents to apply.

Please use all documents  you received from Mrs. Blake to upload on the application.

Thank you.


Parents, this is a reminder that there is no school on Tuesday, Nov. 3rd.

Also, your child can pick up any curriculum material that they are missing on

Wednesday, Nov. 4th from  9-11am and 1-4pm.

Thank you.


Parents, if you have not received your student's records in the mail, please contact Ms. Blake at 215-879-8182 ext. 215 or, immediately.

Thank you.


Parents, please join us for our first virtual home and school meeting Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 6:30 pm. You may join in the Zoom Meeting by clicking on the link below

Meeting ID: 957 1247 0240
Passcode: JYKDCS

Thank you.


Parents, Ms. Blake will be mailing out 8th grade students records for applying to high schools for the 2021-2022 school year. Please check the website for the powerpoint presentation. The application located on the School District of Philadelphia's website will close on November 6, 2020.


Good Afternoon Parents,

The last day for face-to-face in person instruction is October 22nd.

No school for students on October 23rd and November 3rd.

Full remote instruction for all students will begin on October 26th.

Thank you.


Students of the 2020 graduating class, the yearbooks are here! Pick-up times will be from 9-11am and 1-3pm, Monday, October 6th, Tuesday, October 7th and Wednesday, October 8th. If you have a balance due or a chromebook that was issued in April, please pay the balance in full and/or return the device before you can pick-up your yearbook. If you have any questions or concerns regarding picking up your yearbook, please email Mr. Fields at Thank you.

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