Candy for the Courageous
Did your children get too much candy while Trick or Treating? Encourage them to donate some of their candy to our troops overseas. The USO collects candy and encouraging notes at this time of year through Candy for the Courageous. There will be collection bins in our Student Services Suite (where our counselors offices are locate). Thank you!
Deep Run PTA Updates
Please join us at our November 19th meeting for a presentation by Assistant Principal Sophia Quirk. Learn about standardized testing at DRES, what tests are administered, understanding the results, how the test data is used at school, and additional information. Bring your questions! Join us in the Media Center at 7PM on Nov 19th. We will have a brief PTA business update on PTA activities before the presentation. A Spanish interpreter will be present.
Deep Run Dash
Don't forget to support your school through the Deep Run Dash! Funds go to support cultural arts, STEM, staff appreciation, family events throughout the year, and more. The students ran last week and had a blast! Donation pledges are due by Friday November 1st. Pledge sheets can be turned in until Nov 1st to students' homeroom teachers. (Checks should be made payable to 'DRES PTA'.) Online donations can be made by setting up a quick profile via www.99pledges.com/fund/deeprundash/addme. Find out more at https://dres.hcpss.org/news/2019/10/pta-deep-run-dash
Box Tops for Education--NEW
There is a NEW way to collect Box Tops to support Deep Run Elementary. Click here to learn how you can help--English and Spanish.
PTA Family Fun Night Bingo--November 15th
Title I Learning Series: Supporting Your Child in Making and Keeping Good Friends
November 4th at 2:30
Learn and share strategies to facilitate positive peer relationships for your child. We will discuss what positive play and communication looks like at different developmental stages and provide strategies to teach children how to be a good friend, manage conflict, and initiate new friendships. This is a fun, interactive seminar. Parents will leave with play-date starters for home and community.
Click here to learn about the entire series of Title I daytime workshops for parents, guardians, and caregivers.
Free Fall and Winter Clothing for Families on November 2 Read more
School Attendance for Academic Success
Research is clear that showing up for school has a huge impact on a student’s academic and social success starting from kindergarten and continuing through high school. Read more
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.
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.
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. Read more
Please visit the Community News and Programs page at http://www.hcpss.org/community-news-and-programs/ for announcements of upcoming events and programs sponsored by non-profit organizations.