January 27 Scheduling Begins for February Parent-Teacher Conferences
January 30 Report Cards Issued
February 2 Grade 4 Family Night 6-7pm
February 7 Class Pictures
February 8 Cultural Arts Presentation from PTA During School Day
February 9 Dismiss at 12:55 for Parent Teacher Conferences
February 10 Dismiss at 12:55 for Parent Teacher Conferences
February 16-17 Book Fair Open During School Hours
February 20-24 Book Fair Open During School Hours
February 22 Book Fair Open 6-7:30pm
February 22 PTA International Night
February Parent Teacher Conferences February 9th and 10th
Elementary parent teacher conferences will be held on the afernoons of February 9th and 10th when schools will close 3 hours early. Deep Run will dismiss students at 12:55. In-person conferences will be available on February 9th from 1:10-4:10. Most teachers are offering conferences in the evening on February 9th. Evening conferences will be virtual. Teachers not offering evening conferences on February 9th will offer virtual conferences after dismissal on February 10th. February conferences will focus on math. Online sign-up begins Friday, January 27th.
Registration Dates for the 2023-2024 School Year
Learning Together Program at Deep Run Elementary
The Deep Run ES Regional Early Childhood Center (RECC) prekindergarten programs are making preparations for classes for the upcoming 2023-24 school year. These classes include children with and without disabilities. The program’s focus is helping all children develop communication, literacy, math, problem solving, motor, and social skills. Parents of children who will be 3 by September 1st, applications will be available and accepted in mid February.
In alignment with Maryland’s Blueprint for the Future, new applications for students turning 4 by September 1 will not be available or accepted. The Howard County Public School System continues to offer a prekindergarten program for income eligible children who will be four years old by September 1. For additional information contact the school or visit: https://www.hcpss.org/schools/pre-k-programs/
HCPSS is committed to providing instruction based on the statewide Early Learning Standards which are in alignment with Kindergarten Readiness. The fees listed in the application will be collected monthly regardless of the learning model determined by HCPSS throughout the upcoming school year (virtual, hybrid, in person, or class quarantine). If you have any additional questions , please contact Amanda LeBlanc or Devin Blackwell at (410) 313-5000 .
4th Grade Family Night--February 2
Join 4th grade teachers on February 2nd from 6-7 to learn and practice activities to support your child’s learning at home. Each child will receive reading and math materials to take home. This evening is designed for fourth grade students and parent/guardian to play together. Please note there will not be childcare provided for siblings.
Noche de las familias de 4to grado--2 de febrero de 6 a 7 p. m.
Únase a los maestros de cuarto grado para aprender y practicar actividades para apoyar el aprendizaje de su hijo en casa. Cada niño recibirá materiales de lectura y matemáticas para llevar a casa. Esta noche está diseñada para que los estudiantes de cuarto grado y los padres/tutores jueguen juntos. Tenga en cuenta que no habrá cuidado de niños para los hermanos.
Students in grades 1-5 will participate in the Winter administration of Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) testing. Read more in English and Spanish.
HCPSS Summer Programs
Summer may be several months away, but now is the time to start planning! Read more
HCPSS/The Council of Elders of Howard County (TCOE) Community Academy: Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships
The Council of Elders of the Black Community of Howard County (TCOE), in collaboration with the Howard County Public School System, will host a TCOE Community Academy on Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships on Saturday, January 28th, 2023 from 9:00 - 10:30 am. The event will be virtual. The session will provide information regarding healthy and unhealthy relationships. Representatives from HCPSS, as well as Howard County community organizations, will provide resources and education on managing peer conflict, identifying abuse in teen relationships, and identifying skills and strategies to intervene if needed.
Registration is required, and families can complete the registration linked here.