Deep Run Digest 2-10-2023

Thu, 02/09/2023 - 11:11pm

February 10        Dismiss at 12:55 for Parent Teacher Conferences

February 13-17   Deep Run Great Kindness Challenge and Spirit Week

February 14        Valentine's Day Card Exchange in Classes

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--see below

February 22         PTA  World Culture Night 6-7:30--see below

February 28         Quarter 2 Principals Award Ceremony 9:30


Scholastic Book Fair

We are so excited to be holding a Scholastic Book Fair this year! It will be held in the media center during school hours starting Thursday 2/16 through Friday 2/24. We will have extended hours on 2/22 from 6p-7:30p. Don't forget to stay and check out International Night!

If you would like to shop the book fair online register your ewallet please follow this link:

If you would like to volunteer for the book fair and help our students find wonderful books please use this link

National School Counselors Week

February 6-10 is National School Counselor Week.  To help honor our Deep Run School Counselors, Mrs. Wohnsigl and Mrs. Fairchild, families are invited to complete this google from Links to an external share your appreciation. Thank you!

Deep Run Great Kindness Challenge Spirit Week

  • Monday--wear your favorite team wear or work out clothes
  • Tuesday--wear red or pink, write kindness notes to school staff
  • Wednesday--wear tie-dye or rainbow colors
  • Thursday--Hat Day
  • Friday--Pajama Day

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!

Morning Arrival--Safety Concerns

We need your assistance to have a safe arrival in the morning. Many students are arriving too early for school and our staff begin supervising students at 9:05.  Please do not drop your children off before 9:05. Students should line up in their grade level lines until the doors open at 9:10. School starts at 9:25.

Necesitamos su ayuda para tener una entrada segura a la escuela todas las mañanas. Nuestro personal comienza a supervisar a los estudiantes a las 9:05am. Por favor, no dejar a sus hijos afuera de la escuela antes de las 9:05am.  La escuela comienza a las 9:25am

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) 

Recent News

PTA World Culture Night--February 22 6:00-7:30 pm

Please join us and travel the world at Deep Run! Learn more about different cultures and our diversity at DRES.  Families can create a Culture Table showcasing your country's food, flag and artifacts or join the Parade of Cultures, performances that showcase your country's musical, dance or fashion background. All are welcome! We would love to see some families sharing their heritage (including home state or American culture).

We hope that you consider participating in this event. It will give your school community a chance to learn more about the special traditions in your family and the many ways your culture is unique.  You can sign up using the flier  or click on the World Culture Night Sign-Up Genius.

More information here.  Information in Spanish

Parent Connect: Anxiety Relief for Children 2/16/23

On the Spot Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Worries 

2/16/23 9:30am-10:30am in the cafeteria

Parents and Guardians are invited to join DRES School Counselors and School Psychologist for a presentation and discussion on anxiety relief. This presentation will help us to understand how to identify your child's triggers, the behaviors that they use to cope with them, and strategies to help your child overcome their worries. Light refreshments will be served.

Parent Connect: Alivio de la ansiedad para los niños

Estrategias inmediatas para ayudar a su hijo a superar las preocupaciones

16/02/23 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. en la cafetería

Los padres y tutores están invitados a unirse a los consejeros escolares y al psicólogo escolar de DRES para una presentación y discusión sobre el alivio de la ansiedad. Se servirán refrigerios ligeros.

Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair will be at Deep Run from February 16-24.  The fair is open during school hours except for February 22nd, when the fair will be open from 6-7:30 during International Night.  

English Flier

Spanish Flier

CAREAPP--Community Connection to Programs and Services

Howard County Health Department, CAREAPP helps connect people to community programs and services. Find services for food, health, housing, transportation, education, employment assistance, and more. Visit and enter your zip code. Select language in drop down box. 

Free Tax Preparation

Making Change, Inc. is offering fere tax preparation.  Please view this flier for more information.

Registration Dates for the 2023-2024 School Year

  • February 1-Registration for Grades 2-12 opens online.
  • March 6-Kindergarten and 1st Grade registration officially begins the week of March 6
    • Please note: families of kindergarten and new 1st grade students will be able to begin the enrollment process online on February 1. However, official registration does not begin until March 6.
  • March 13-PreK registration officially begins the week of March 13. 

HCPSS Summer Programs

Summer may be several months away, but now is the time to start planning!