Sept 24 Spirit Day--wear Deep Run Spirit Wear or Blue and White
Sept 27 Chromebook Inventory at School
Sept 30 Vision and Hearing Screening
Oct 15 No School for Students
Oct 19 PTA Meeting 7:00
Oct 21 School Pictures
Oct 22 Hat Day
Oct 26 Flu Vaccine Clinic
Oct 28 PTA Trunk or Treat--Save the Date
PTA Fall Fundraiser--Please Read
Our Fall Fundraiser kicks off October 1st! Please help support DRES with our PTA Fall Fundraiser. This year we're partnering with Charleston Wrap to raise funds to support our family activities like the winter festival, STEM, and teacher supports. Charleston Wrap offers a wide variety of gadgets, gifts, treats, candles, and home goods. Fundraising packets were sent home this week. Please check it out and share with family and friends! Items can be ordered online and shipped directly to you, OR submitted with payment offline and picked up at school later. Items not ordered online will be shipped to DRES and available for pickup the week of November 22nd. More details to come closer to the pick-up date. Thank you for supporting our students and staff!
Student Chromebooks Inventory on Monday
Grades Prekindergarten, K and 1st--students should bring to school any HCPSS Chromebooks that are still at home.
Grades 2, 3, 4, 5--students should make sure they bring their Chromebook to school on Monday for inventory.
Reminder: Beginning Monday, September 13, HCPSS will charge families for lost, stolen or damaged devices per the information below.
PTA Volunteers Needed
HCPSS Black Student Achievement Program Saturday Math Academy
The HCPSS Black Student Achievement Program Saturday Math Academy Fall Session is approaching! This year, the BSAP Saturday Math Academy will offer a virtual enrichment program for Howard County Public School System students in all levels of math for grades 3-12. Registration will take place online September 25 from 9:00 a.m.- until capacity is reached. Class space is limited. Families can register by accessing the HCPSS Connect Website. For more information, please visit: https://news.hcpss.org/news-posts/2021/09/bsap-saturday-math-academy-virtual-fall-2021-program/
Family Institute Parent Workshops this Fall
The Office of Children and Families is pleased to offer workshops for parents this Fall Read more
Listen and Learn Sessions for Students in Area 2
Students are invited to join other students from Area 2 schools in a Listen and Learn Session with our community superintendent Mrs. Jennifer Peduzzi and students from the Howard County Association of Student Councils. The Zoom session will take place on September 28th from 7-8 pm. This is an opportunity for students to share thoughts and ideas with leaders from the school system. It is also a time to give constructive feedback.
Register here. You will receive a Zoom link after you register and before the the meet.
Note about Area 2: schools in Howard County are arranged into areas. Deep Run is an Area 2 school along with our feeder schools, Mayfield Woods MS and Long Reach HS.
HCPSS Educational Partnerships for 2020-2021
The HCPSS Educational Partnerships 2020-2021 Annual Report has just been released. Each school’s partners are listed, as well as system wide (at-large), curricular and program office partnerships. The report demonstrates how partners work to make Howard County a thriving community that cares for all of its members. Deep Run is very pleased to partner with the following groups:
A-OK Mentoring-Tutoring, Community Action Council of Howard County, MDEarth Treks Climbing Center, Ellicott City Soccer Club, Frank's Produce and Greenhouse, Grace Community Church. Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, Howard County Health Department, Howard County Library Elkridge Branch, Howard County Local Children's Board, Howard County MultiService Center, Howard County Police Department, HowGirlsCode, JustLiving Advocac, MakingChange, Mike's Music, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Paragon at Columbia Overlook, Prepare for Success, Community Action Council of Howard County, Skinsational Scents, The Catholic Community of Ascension and St. Augustin, The Hill, The Kindness Pantry, Trader Joe's, Trinity Episcopal Church, Victory Martial Arts, Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, WKD Karate 4 Girls
Elkridge Food Pantry
The Elkridge Food Pantry is open to families in need on the second and fourth Fridays of each month. Read more
PTA Halloween Trunk or Treat
Save the date for the PTA's Annual Trunk or Treat on October 28th at 6:00.
Halloween will only be celebrated at the Trunk or Treat. There will be no Halloween events taking place during the school day..
Covid-19 Self Screenings
All parents/guardians are to perform a COVID-19 health check every day before your student leaves home. Students are not to come to school if they are experiencing any symptom(s) associated with COVID-19 or other communicable disease.
The 2021-2022 Student and Parent Handbook is now available on the HCPSS website. This resource is helpful for navigating the school year and includes information about HCPSS practices, policies and services available to support and enrich learning. A printed version of the handbook is no longer provided.