Deep Run Digest 1-21-22

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 9:54pm

Jan 21         Spirit Day--Crazy Hair Day

Jan 21         End of Quarter 2 Marking Period

Jan 21         No 1/2 PreK and Preschool

Jan 24         No School

Jan 25         Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic at Deep Run for Ages 5-11 4:30-7:30

Jan 25         MWMS Parent Information Night GT 5:30, General Info 6:30

Jan 27         Advanced Band and Grade 3 Strings Concert 6:00

Jan 28         Schedule Parent Teacher Conferences Starts Today

Jan 31         Report Cards Available in Synergy after 5 pm

Feb 4           Last Day to Schedule Parent Teacher Conferences

Feb 10         Dismissal at 12:55, Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences

Feb 11         Dismissal at 12:55, Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences

Feb 15         Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic at Deep Run for Dose #2 4:30-7:30


GREAT NEW!  Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic for Children Ages 5-11 at Deep Run        

Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Deep Run Elementary School Gym, 6925 Old Waterloo Road, Elkridge — in partnership with Soleil PharmacyPfizer (5-11) first dose vaccine

 Schedule an appointment and complete the online consent form (Jan. 25)

The second dose will be given on February 15th at Deep Run ES from 4:30-7:30.
Clínica de vacunas contra el Covid-19 para niños de 5 a 11 años
Martes, 25 de enero de 2022, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
También puede registrarse en la clínica.
Howard County Library Pop-Up Library in Deep Run Mobile Home Park

The Howard County Library's Pop-Up Library is coming to Deep Run Park on Wednesday, January 26th from 2-4 pm.  This is for children, ages infant to age 5, and their caregiver.  The Pop-Up Library will also be in Deep Run Park on February 9th and 23rd.

Pop-Up Library Flyer

Mayfield Woods Middle School Parent Information Night Rescheduled to January 25

Mayfield Woods Middle School is offering a virtual parent information night for 5th grade parents.  The focus is on the overall transition to middle school and scheduling. Information about the Gifted and Talented program will begin at 5:30 and general information will begin at 6:30.  Use your child's computer login, and join the google meet using the code:  MWMSParentInformation.

MWMS Parent Information Night

HCPSS Summer Programs Preview Available Online

Online summer program enrollment requests for current HCPSS students will open at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1.

Worth Repeating

DRES Pet Supply Drive--January

The DRES Pet Supply Drive is being sponsored by our 3rd Grade Umoja Leaders Group in honor of the MLK Day of Service.  Donation boxes are in each grade level pod area for students to donate supplies during the month of January.  Supplies include used blankets, sheets, and towels, wet or dry food, new or used pet toys, bowls, or newspapers.

All donations will go to the Howard County Animal Control and Adoption Center.

DRES Pet Supply Drive Flyer

Free Tax Preparation Services

MakingChange, Inc. partners with the Internal Revenue Service under the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) to offer free income tax preparation services for low-to-moderate income families, making $57,000 or less, who need assistance preparing their tax returns.

Read more here.

Virtual Community Academy:  Social Media--What Parents Need to Know

Participants in this virtual community academy on January 29th will learn about the most popular social media sites students are accessing and effective practices for keeping children safe when using social media.

This session is open to parents/guardians of students at all levels, and is free to attend.

Register online. After registering, participants will receive an email with a link to the session.

This program is part of a series of workshops sponsored by HCPSS and The Council of Elders.

Kindergarten Registration Begins March 7th

Children must be 5 years old by September 1 in order to enroll in kindergarten. Every child who is 5 years old by September 1 must be enrolled in a kindergarten program this fall or have an approved waiver.

More information about registering a Kindergarten student

Staff Appreciation Throughout the Year

Parents often ask what they can do to support their child's teachers as well as the other staff at Deep Run.  A small snack item is always appreciated!  Consider ordering individually packaged snacks using the Amazon Wishlist below.  All items will be sent directly from Amazon to Deep Run and placed in the staff lounge for easy access by staff.  Thank you!

Volunteer/Observer Vaccine Requirement

All volunteers and chaperones who interact with students, and parents/guardians who are conducting classroom observations will be required to use the PinPoint platform to show proof of full vaccination at least five school days in advance.

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.