Deep Run Digest 10-11-19

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 11:23pm

Dates to Remember

  • October 11          Spirit Day--Wear Deep Run Spirit Wear or Blue/White
  • October 15          PTA Meeting 7pm
  • October 16          Trunk or Treat 6:30-8:00
  • October 17          Rain Date for Trunk or Treat 6:30-800
  • October 18          Schools closed for Students
  • October 22          Pink Out Day--Wear Pink
  • October 22          Wellness Community Night--Save the Date
  • October 23          PTA Restaurant Night at Texas Roadhouse
  • October 24          PTA Fun Run--more information coming soon
  • October 25          Football Friday Spirit Day
  • October 29          Fall Portraits
  • October 30          Flu Clinic
  • October 31          Halloween Parade 3:15

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News and Events

Health Room News

Seasons are changing! This is the time of year for allergy symptoms, colds, and the flu. Our flu clinic will be held on Wednesday, October 30. We are no longer accepting consents so please reach out to your pediatrician and have your child vaccinated.

Please place pants, underwear, and a shirt in your students back pack. Accidents happen (whether it is spills or bathroom) and we are unable to provide clothing in the health room. A quick change ensures your child can stay in the classroom without the hassle of contacting you!

What is Telemedicine? How does it work? Come see Mrs. Breck on October 22nd at the Go for the Goal Wellness night. She will be demonstrating how it works! See first hand all the benefits of registering your child for Telemedicine and have all your questions answered.

PTA Trunk or Treat

The Deep Run PTA will hold its annual Trunk or Treat on Wednesday, October 16th from 6:30 - 8:00 in the school parking lot. Click here for more information in English and Espanol.

PTA Deep Run Dash--Fun Run Fundraiser

The PTA's primary fundraiser this year is the Deep Run Dash. On October 24th students will run the dash during their recess times. Parents are welcome to come to school during their child's recess to cheer on the runners.  Families and friends are asked to assist by collecting donations. Click on the links below for more information.

Deep Run Dash--English

Deep Run Dash--Spanish

Being a Reader and Being a Writer--New Programs

This year, all elementary schools have implemented two new literacy programs, Being a Reader and Being a Writer.

Thrive By Five Conference

Thrive by Five Conference is coming! This conference is for families with children birth to 5 years old and will be held at the North Laurel Community Center on November 16th from 8:00am to 1:00pm.

  • There will be break-out sessions on nutrition, wellness, music.
  • One break-out session is in Spanish.
  • This event is free, but there is limited space, so please register at
  • There is also limited childcare available for children 2 yrs old and over by calling the number on the flier (410-313-1442).
  • Translation services can also be requested.

Guiding Good Choices Prevention Program

This is an evidence-based, interactive prevention program that provides the families of children ages 9-14 with skills and knowledge to reduce the risk that their children will use drugs.  This program is sponsored through HC DrugFree. It will be held at Wilde Lake Middle School on Tuesday, October 22 & 29 and November 5 & 12, 2019. See flier for additional information

GT Back to School Information Night--Presentation Slides

Did you miss the GT Back to School Information Night on September 24th.  Click here to review slides from the presentation.

Worth Repeating

Deep Run Elementary is Invited to Participate in the Long Reach Homecoming Parade

Long Reach High School Homecoming-Opportunity for Staff, Students and Families--October 19th at 8:30 am

Annual Policy Review with Students

The Deep Run administrators met with all grades to review HCPSS policies.

Measures of Academic Progress--Assessment Window Opens October 1

We will be administering MAP assessments in reading and mathematics to all DRES students in grades 1-5 starting next week.

Volunteering at Deep Run ES

Training for parent volunteers.

Drug Take Back Day--October 26

Dispose of unwanted or expired medications and sharps (syringes, needles, Epi-Pens) on October 26th from 10 am - 2pm at the Wilde Lake Village Center parking lot (near UPS).  This is a convienent drive through drop-off sponsored by HC DrugFree. Click here for more information.

PTA Restaurant Night at Texas Roadhouse--October 23

The first PTA restaurant night of the year is on October 23rd at Texas Roadhouse from 4-10 pm.  Click here to learn more.  Flyers will be sent home in Wednesday folders when we get closer to the event.  You can also click here for a flyer in English and Spanish.

Ways to Support PTA--English and Espanol

There are many ways you can support the Deep Run PTA.  Click here to learn how.

Department of Special Education:  Parent Empowerment Seminar

The Department of Special Education (DSE) is offering it's first annual Parent Empowerment Seminar. The event will be held on Saturday, October 12 and is focused on partnering with parents and assisting them with increasing their knowledge about the IEP process. Registration is still open! Click here for more information.

GT Program Parent Academy

Parents are invited to the Gifted and Talented Program Parent Academy on Wednesday, October 16th from 7:00pm - 8:30pm.

The Flu Shot is Coming to Deep Run on October 30th--Register Now

The flu shot will be offered during school hours again this year through a collaborative effort with Maryland Partnership for Prevention.  The flu vaccine clinic will be held on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019.  Vaccine consent forms will be sent home on or around Wednesday, September 18th.  Please check your student's Wednesday folder for the form.  Consent forms are due by October 1st.  You may also register online at