Deep Run Digest 11/1/19

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 8:18pm

Dates to Remember

  • November 1        Early Dismissal at 12:55, End of the First Marking Period
  • November 4        Title I Learning Series 2:30
  • November 8        Crazy Hair Day
  • November 11      Report Cards Go Home
  • November 12      PTA Restaurant Night at Red Robin--Save the Date
  • November 15      PTA Family Fun Night--Bingo
  • November 18      American Education Week
  • November 19       PTA Meeting 7pm

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News and Events

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

PTA Meeting
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  Find out more at

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

Join family and friends for PTA's Bingo Night on November 15th.  Doors open at 6:30 and Bingo starts at 7:00.  Click below for more information.

English Flyer

Spanish Flyer

Worth Repeating

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& Winter Clothing/Ropa de Otoño e Inveirno Gratis!

Free Fall and Winter Clothing for Families on November 2

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.

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.

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.

Community News and Programs

Please visit the Community News and Programs page at for announcements of upcoming events and programs sponsored by non-profit organizations.