Deep Run Digest 3-3-2023

Thu, 03/02/2023 - 5:16pm

March 10              PTA Family Bingo 7:00

March 15              Early Dismissal 12:55

March 15              Read Across America Day

March 16              Grade 2 Fact Night 6:30-7:30

March 21              PTA Meeting 7:00

March 24              Spirit Day--Wear a college shirt or colors

March 30              Career Day

March 31              Early Dismissal 12:55-End of 3rd Marking Period

April 3                   Spring Break

April 11                  Back to School


Kindergarten Registration Opens March 6

Kindergarten registration for the 2023-2024 school year begins Monday, March 6. Parents/guardians of children who will be five on or before September 1, 2023, must enroll their children in kindergarten for the 2023-2024 school year. Details about the enrollment process are available online.


Howard County has introduced a new resource for families. The CAREAPP website connects our community to free and reduced-cost services for food, health, housing, transportation, and more in multiple languages. If you need any assistance accessing the CAREAPP, contact one of our school counselors, Mrs. Fairchild or Mrs. Wohnsigl. 

Deep Run Yearbooks

Deep Run Yearbooks go on sale next week.  Paper order forms will be in Wednesday folders on March 8th.  You can also order online at  Use code:  YB26308

Yearbooks are $15 each.

Order by May 1, 2023

Yearbooks will arrive in June, before the end of the school year. 

School Start Times for the 23-24 School Year

On February 23rd, the HCPSS Board of Education voted to adjust school start times for the 23-24 school year.  There is no change for this school year.  

The exact start time for each school will be finalized this spring.   Deep Run is in Tier 3 and will likely start earlier next year--around 9:15. This means the doors to the school will open around 8:55.  Dismissal will be around 3:45 pm. 

Learn more about start times for all Howard County Schools on the HCPSS website. 

PTA Family Bingo on March 10th

Join famiily and friends at PTA Bingo Night on March 10th at 7:00.  Doors open at 6:30

$3.00 per person and includes game sheets

Pizza and snacks will be sold. 

English Information

Spanish Information

2nd Grade Math Facts Night/Math Fact Night con 2do grado

Who: 2nd grade students and families

What: Join 2nd grade teachers to learn and practice activities to support your child’s learning at home with basic facts. Each child will receive math materials to play games at home. This evening is designed for second grade students and parent/guardian to play together.  Please note there will not be childcare provided for siblings. An invitation will be coming home in Wednesday folders on Wednesday, March 8th. If you can make it, please return the RSVP part by Monday, March 13th. 

When: Thursday, March 16th, 2023 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm 

Where: Deep Run Elementary School- Cafeteria

¿quién?: estudiantes y familias de 2º grado

¿qué?: Únase a los maestros de segundo grado para aprender y practicar actividades para apoyar el aprendizaje de su hijo en casa con hechos básicos. Cada niño recibirá materiales de matemáticas para jugar en casa. Esta noche está diseñada para que los estudiantes de dos grado y los padres/tutores jueguen juntos. Tenga en cuenta que no habrá cuidado de niños para los hermanos. Una invitación llegará a casa en las carpetas de los miércoles el miércoles 8 de marzo. Si puede hacerlo, devuelva la parte de RSVP antes del lunes 13 de marzo.

¿Cuándo?: Jueves, 16 de Marzo de 2023 6:30 p. m. a 7:30 p. m.

¿Dónde?: En la de Escuela de Deep Run- cafe

Summer School Opportunities

Synergy online enrollment requests for currently enrolled HCPSS students will reopen Wednesday, March 1 at 6 p.m. for the BSAP Summer Institute, Gifted and Talented Summer Institutes for Talent Development, Innovative Pathways High School (all courses except credit recovery and Gear Up for 9th Grade), and Summer Math Scholars programs.

HCPSS staff will provide in-person assistance for current HCPSS families who need help submitting their Synergy online enrollment requests for the registration-based summer programs. Support will be provided on Thursday, March 9 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the following elementary schools: Bollman Bridge ES, Swansfield ES, Talbott Springs ES, Waterloo ES, and Waverly ES.

Families can find up-to-date course information and enrollment directions on the Summer Programs web page ( Contact the individual program offices with additional questions.

Summer Math Scholars Program (

Recent News

Deep Run PTA HersheyPark Ticket Sales

Get HersheyPark Happyt!  The Deep Run PTA is selling discounted HersheyPark Tickets.  The order forms will be in Wednesday folders next week.  The tickets are $45 each and are good from April - January, 2024.  Orders must be turned in by March 24th. 

Order form--English/Spanish

Pop Up Pantry at Deep Run on April 1

The Catholic Community of Ascension and St. Augustine (CCASTA) is sponsoring a “Pop-Up Pantry” on Saturday, April 1 at Deep Run Elementary School. CCASTA will begin distributing items at 10:00 am.

Anyone in need is welcome to stop by and take available items, but some quantities may be limited based on availability and the number of people who show up. Please share this information with family, friends or neighbors who may need a little help.

This information is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Howard County Public School System.

Volunteers Needed for Career Day

Career Day is scheduled for 3/30/23 at DRES. Any parents or community members interested and available to share their career path story with our students are invited to volunteer. Please complete this google form or email Thanks you!

Project Literacy-English Classes/clases de inglés

Howard County Library System’s Project Literacy offers free in-person and virtual English classes! 

When are the classes? 

  • Spring Semester: 04/11/2023 – 6/23/2023 
  • Monday-Friday mornings from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
  • Monday-Thursday evenings from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

Choose a schedule that works for you!

How do you register? (register once via one of the methods listed below) 

Project Literacy es un programa dentro del sistema de bibliotecas del condado de Howard y ofrece clases de inglés en-persona y virtuales gratis al público. 

¿Cuándo son las clases? 

  • Las clases del semestre de primavera tienen lugar el 11/4/2023 al 23/6/2023 
  • Lunes - viernes de 10:00a.m. a 12:00p.m. 
  • Lunes - jueves de 7:00p.m. a 9:00p.m. 

¡Elija el horario que sea conveniente para ti!

Cómo registrarte? (registrarte una vez a través de uno de los métodos enlistados abajo)