Important News & Upcoming Events

DLES Dismissal at 12:20pm today, 4/5/19

All students will be dismissed at 12:20pm for a staff professional work day this afternoon. If you have a change in your child's transportation home today, please contact the front office before 11:30am. Howard County Recreation and Parks after care will be open regular hours today. Thank you!

DLES Plant and Flower Sale

LAST CALL! LAST CALL! DLES is having our first ever Plant Sale. The proceeds from this sale will help our school pay for Core Clicks, which is used in every classroom. Please help us by purchasing plants for your home. The plants will be available to pick up on Saturday, April 27th from 9 am-12 noon at Health, Home, and Harvest. Flyers went home in your students' Thursday folders last week. All orders are due on Wednesday, April 10th. Cash and checks are accepted. Please make checks payable to Ducketts Lane Elementary School.

Yard Sale at DLES: April 27th

Do you have toys, clothes, books, or other items that have been accumulating in your basement or attic??? Sell these items at the Health, Home, and Harvest on Saturday, April 27th! For $20, you can purchase 2 parking spaces in the DLES parking lot to set up and sell your unwanted items. You will provide your own table(s). A limited number of tables are available to rent for an additional cost of $5. You keep the profit of everything that you sell!

Owl Observer: March 29, 2019

Important Dates Mar 21- Apr 12 Jump Rope for Heart activities at home Mar 29 Deadline to return Learning Together Peer program applications (see below) Apr 4 PTA Silent Auction 6:00-8:00 PM Apr 5 Career Day for Grades 3, 4 and 5 in the morning Apr 5 School closes at 12:20 PM-Professional Work Day for staff Apr 8 2nd Grade Field Trip to the Maryland Science Center

DLES Title 1 Information

Important Information Title I Letter to Families.docx Title I Letter to Families SPA.docx

Register for Kindergarten!

Please share this information with your neighbors who live in our district! KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION 2019-20 GREAT NEWS! You can now begin the registration process for Kindergarten online! Registration for new students or students entering public school kindergarten in fall 2019 has begun in all Howard County public elementary schools. The time to register your child is NOW! Children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2019 must be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2019. Children entering first grade in the fall of 2019 must be 6 years old on or before September 1, 2019. For details about registration and enrollment, visit www.hcpss.org/enroll/. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a registration appointment, please call the DLES front office at 410-313-5050.

Pre-School and PreK at DLES

Now is the time to register your child for Pre-School and PreKindergarten classes that begin in September! LEARNING TOGETHER PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAM 2019-20 The Ducketts Lane Elementary School Regional Early Childhood Center (RECC) preschool programs are making preparations for classes for the 2019-20 school year. These classes include children with and without disabilities. The program’s focus is helping children develop communication, literacy, math, problem solving, motor and social skills. Parents/guardians of children who will be 3 by September 1st or 4 years of age may contact Mrs. Grove or Ms. Lynette in the front office for an application package.

Owl Observer: March 25, 2019

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER Mar 21- Apr 12 Jump Rope for Heart activities at home Mar 27 Family Bedtime Math Night 5:30-6:30 PM Mar 28 K Field Trip to Elkridge Library (resched. date-Sneeringer/Shull classes only) Mar 29 Deadline to return Learning Together Peer program applications (see below) Apr 4 PTA Silent Auction 6:00-8:00 PM Apr 5 Career Day for Grades 3, 4 and 5 in the morning

Owl Observer: March 15, 2019

Important Dates to Remember Mar 15 PTA Movie Night “Smallfoot” Doors open at 6:30PM/Movie at 7:00 PM Mar 19 Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night 4:00-8:00 PM Mar 21 1st Grade Field Trip to Robinson Nature Center (rescheduled date) Mar 27 Pajama Day at School and Family Bedtime Math Night 5:30-6:30 PM Mar 28 K Field Trip to Elkridge Library (resched. date-Sneeringer/Shull classes only)

Essential Applications & Resources