Deep Run Digest 11-2-18

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:48pm

Dates to Remember

  • November 2      Spirit Day--Deep Run Pride--wear DRES spirit wear or colors
  • November 3      Set your clocks back one hour when you go to bed
  • November 5      End of the First Marking Period
  • November 5      Parent Learning Series 9:30 (Spanish)
  • November 5      Parent Learning Series 2:30 (English)
  • November 6      No School--Get out and VOTE!
  • November 7      No School--Teacher Work Day
  • November 9      Coat Drive Ends
  • November 9      Spirit Day--wear red, white and blue for Veterans Day on 11/11
  • November 9      PTA Bingo--Doors Open at 6:30, Games Start at 7:00
  • November 11    American Education Week
  • November 13    PTA Fundraiser Pick-Up 6:00 in Cafeteria
  • November 13    Kindness Day
  • November 13    PTA Meeting 7pm
  • November 14    Report Cards Go Home
  • November 16    Rainbow Spirit Day--how many colors can you wear?
  • November 19    Early Dismissal at 12:55 pm for Parent Teacher Conferences
  • November 19    No Half Day Pre-K/RECC
  • November 20    Early Dismissal at 12:55 pm for Parent Teacher Conferences
  • November 20    No Half day Pre-K/RECC
  • November 21    School Closed for Students
  • November 22-23  No School  Happy Thanksgiving!

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News and Events

Volunteers--We Need You!

Volunteers are wanted and needed at Deep Run Elementary to assist with a variety of activities across the school.  Please look in your child's Wednesday folder on October 31st for a green volunteer interest form in English and Spanish.  Complete the form and return it to school.  We'll follow up with you!

Mobile Science Lab Returns to Deep Run ES

We are excited to share that Deep Run will once again host the Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation Mobile Aquatic Science Lab the week of December 10th.

18-19 School Improvement Plan Snapshot
The Deep Run Elementary School Improvement Plan Snapshot is available on the website.
Parent Teacher Conferences Coming Soon!
Parent teacher conferences will be held in the afternoon and evening of Monday, November 19th and Tuesday, November 20th.  This is a time for the classroom teacher and parents to sit together and review the progress being made at school.  The collaboration between parents and teachers is very valuable in a child's academic life.  The window for parents to sign up for parent conferences opens on Monday, November 5th.  A quick video reviewing how to sign up for parent conferences can he found at

Worth Repeating

Deep Run Learning Series for Parents, Guardians, Caregivers

You are invited to participate in a special series to help your children excel at
school and at home! Come learn new ways to support your child’s social and emotional
health and to gain important knowledge about technology, math, and reading.
Attendees will receive learning resources to use with their children at home.  Click here to learn more about the Spanish and English sessions starting on November 5th.

Candy for the Courageous November 1-5

The DRES Student Council is collecting candy to donate to the USO at BWI airport for our troops leaving to serve overseas. Please bring any extra unopened Halloween candy to school in a ziplock bag between Nov 1-5, 2018.  Feel free to also write letters/cards to the troops which will be given along with the candy. 

DRES Student Council Coat Drive
The DRES Student Council is collecting new or clean and gently used coats and jackets for Deep Run Elementary students to wear this fall and winter! There will be a collection box inside of the lobby until November 9.

PTA Spiritwear Sale

PTA's Fall Spirit Wear Sale is coming soon! Look for order forms coming home in next week's Wednesday Folder. Orders are due by November 7th. For more specific information about the sale, please review the order form or contact Katie Cahill from our PTA. Click here to view the order form. 

PTA Family Fun Night--Bingo

The Deep Run PTA is sponsoring a family fun night of Bingo on November 9th.

Chick Fil A PTA Restaurant Night--Dobbin Road

Join family and friends of Deep Run Elementary at Chick Fil A Night on December 3rd from 5-9.  Click here for more information. 

The flyer needs to be presented for the Deep Run PTA to receive 20% of the sales.

Save the Date--PTA Holiday Shoppe Coming December 7th

Mark your calendars! The Holiday Shoppe is coming, the Holiday Shoppe is coming! Enjoy a wonderful evening of shopping fun for parents and children! The children shop for family and friends in the cafeteria, with the help of “elves”, who help with selection and budgeting. Items range in price from $0.25 ‐ $10.00. While the children are making their purchases, and having them wrapped, parents can enjoy shopping at the holiday craft fair located in the gymnasium. Refreshments and entertainment enjoyable for the whole family!  Click here for more information.