Deep Run Digest 4-28-2023

Thu, 04/27/2023 - 5:06pm

April 28                  PTA Movie Night canceled due to weather

April 29                 Free Clothes Give Away at Long Reach HS

May 1                    Spring Picture Day and 5th Grade Panoramic Picture

May 1                    Yearbook Orders Due

May 5                    5th Grade Simulated Congressional Hearings

May 6                    Community Resource Fair at Deep Run ES 11-3

May 8                     Teacher Appreciation Week

May 12                   Baseball Cap or Hat Day

May 16                   Coffee and Conversation with Administrators 6:30pm

May 16                   PTA Meeting 7pm

May 18                   Field Day

May 19                   No School for Studenrts


Lost and Found at Deep Run

We have a large number of coats, jackets and sweatshirts that will be donated on May 5th.  If your child lost something, please have them look for it in the lost and found before the 5th.

Deep Run Teacher Appreciation Week May 8-12

The Deep Run PTA is preparing for Teacher Appreciation Week on May 8-12.  Please consider helping with the items below: 

  • Donating food for a staff lunch on Tuesday, May 9th: 
  • Volunteering your time to serve a meal on Monday May 8th (7:45-8:45am), Tuesday May 9th (10:00-12:15, 12:15-2:30), or Friday May 12th (11:00-1:00, 1:00-3:00).  Contact Holly Parker to volunteer,
  • Please consider bringing in a small gift from the heart on Thursday May 11th to show staff how much they mean to us. Some suggestions include a note from you and/or your student, a drawing or coloring from your student, a flower or a small snack. 

Deep Run Parent Involvement Survey

DRES needs your voice! Please take a few minutes to complete this survey to help us plan for the 2023-2024 school year. Thank you! 

Encuesta de Opinión de la Escuela Primaria Deep Run sobre la Participación de Padres 2022-2023

¡DRES necesita tu voz! Tómese unos minutos para completar esta encuesta para ayudarnos a planificar el año escolar 2023-2024. ¡Gracias! 

Internet Safety

On April 18th, the PTA invited Chris Johnson, a school resource officer with the Howard County Police Department, to talk about online safety.  We may not be able to keep our children off their devices, so we have to work to keep them safe while they are online.  Here are links to recommended resources:

NetSmartZ--this website helps you teach your child how to be safe online and offers information about online safety

NetSmartZKids--this website has videos and games for your children

Social Media Guides for Parents Webinar

Sponsored by the Howard County Health Department

May 9th 6:30-8:00  information for parents of children 3-8

May 10th 6:30-8:00  information for parents of children 9-12

May 11th 6:30-8:00  information for parents of children  13-17

Learn more about the programs and register here.

Recent News

Spring and Summer Clothing Giveaway/Entrega de Ropa de Primavera y Verano

Free new and gently used clothing, jackets, and shoes at Long Reach HS on April 29. 

Volunteers Needed May 22-26

After a few years away, the Food, Fiber & You Mobile Science Lab from the Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation is returning to Deep Run.  All students in K-5 will participate.  The mobile science lab will be at Deep Run the week of May 22.  

A teacher from the Foundation will be with the lab, along with the classroom teacher, but we also need to have a parent/grandparent volunteer to assist.  Please use this Sign Up Genius to volunteer for one or more time slots.  

Deep Run Mobile Science Lab Schedule

HCPSS Indicators of Equity Survey

As part of our school improvement process, we are asking families to provide input about their equity priorities at our school. Please use the link below to complete the HCPSS Indicators of Educational Equity Survey by May 12. We will use your input, along with other school data, to refine our school improvement plan for next year. This survey is anonymous and available in multiple languages. If you have children at more than one school, please complete one survey per school. 

Columbia Mall Art Show

Deep Run Elementary has about 70 students with art work on display at the Columbia Mall from now until May 1st at noon.  Please stop by the Deep Run panel located on the lower level, on the hall between Nordstroms and Macys.  

MCAP Testing for 3rd, 4th, and 5th at Deep Run ES (English and Espanol)

Learn about testing this spring.  

Register for Bus Service if You Currently Live in a Bus Area

Families whose students are eligible for HCPSS-provided transportation are required to register by June 1.  

HCPSS Title I Parent, Family, and Community Involvement Input Survey

Please complete the survey to provide feedback on the HCPSS Parent, Family, and Community Involvement Plan and parent involvement funds.  

HCPSS Rainbow Conference

The HCPSS Rainbow Conference will be held on Saturday, May 6 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.  

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. 

Deep Run Spiritwear for Sale

Do you want to show your DRES spirit? Good news we have new and vintage spirit wear for purchase on memberhub. Purchased items will be added to your students Wednesday when purchased. Items are limited! Get them before they are gone!

¿Quieres mostrar tu espíritu DRES? Buenas noticias, tenemos ropa de espíritu nueva y vintage para comprar en Memberhub. Los artículos comprados se agregarán a sus estudiantes el miércoles cuando se compren. ¡Los artículos son limitados! ¡Consíguelos antes de que se acaben!