Fri, 02/01/2019 - 10:26amDucketts Lane ES will close 90 minutes early today, Friday, February 1, 2019. Students will be dismissed at 1:50pm. All afternoon sessions of Pre-K and RECC are canceled. All aftercare programs, sponsored by the Columbia Association and the Department of Recreation & Parks in Howard County public schools, are canceled. All school-sponsored and community-sponsored events, including high school athletic practices and games scheduled for this evening, are canceled.
Fri, 02/01/2019 - 7:06amThank you to all the students and families who have started to explore the online accounts for the DLES Read-a-thon (now officially underway, so keep track of minutes)! Unfortunately, we discovered that there was a glitch in the setup and our online accounts weren’t linked correctly for logging minutes or inviting sponsors. We have fixed the issue, but we needed to reset ALL student and teacher accounts. Therefore, your student is coming home with an instruction sheet that includes a NEW username and password.
Thu, 01/31/2019 - 2:20pmParent/Teacher Conferences will be held on February 14 & 15, 2019 The conference window to schedule your conference will open to Parents/Guardians on Thursday, January 31st at 4:00 pm and close on Monday, February 11th at 3:00 pm. PreK/RECC, Kindergarten, First and Second Grade conferences will be held with your student’s Homeroom teacher. Third and Fifth Grade conferences will be held with your student’s PM teacher. Fourth Grade conferences will be held with your student’s AM teacher. Instructions on how to schedule your conference on HCPSS Connect are being sent home in your student's Thursday folder today. Please contact the DLES Front Office at 410-313-5050 with any questions.
Thu, 01/31/2019 - 2:17pmGood afternoon. Today in your student's Thursday folder you will be receiving an order form for Class Pictures which will be taken on Thursday, February 7th or Friday, February 8th. Pictures will be taken on Thursday, February 7th for the follwing: Grade 1 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 and Mrs. Wilson's class Pictures will be taken on Friday, February 8th for the following: Preschool PreK RECC Kindergarten and Grade 2 (Wilson on Thursday) The second item coming home in your student's Thursday folder is an envelope containing photos of your student. This is called a Journey Photo Group. Instructions on these photos are on the back of the envelope. Please choose which photos you would like to keep and return payment for those photos in the enclosed envelope. Any unwanted photos are to be returned to the school. Please contact the DLES front office with any questions.
Tue, 01/29/2019 - 8:25amALERT: An important message from the Howard County Public School System All Howard County public schools will close 3 hours early today, Tuesday, January 29, 2019. DLES will dismiss at 12:20pm. There will be NO half-day Pre-K, including morning Pre-K and RECC. All aftercare programs, sponsored by the Columbia Association and the Department of Recreation & Parks in Howard County public schools, are canceled. Afternoon PreK is canceled. All school-sponsored and community-sponsored events, including high school athletic practices and games scheduled for this evening, are canceled. The Board of Education Public Hearing on the Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2020 Budget, originally scheduled for this evening, has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 31 at 7 p.m.
Fri, 01/25/2019 - 2:38pmIMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER Jan 28- Feb 1 Spirit Week –see more information below Jan 28 School closes at 12:20pm- End of the marking period Jan 28 PTA Spirit Night at Chuck E. Cheese in Laurel 12noon-9:00pm Jan 31 Kindergarten (Sneeringer/Shull only) Field trip- Elkridge Library Jan 31 Cozy Night of Reading 6:30-8:00pm
Fri, 01/25/2019 - 9:14amPlease visit https://www.whooosreading.org/ to log in for Read-A-Thon!
Fri, 01/18/2019 - 9:05amImportant Dates Jan 21 Schools & Offices closed- Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan 23 3rd Grade Orchestra & 4th Grade Band Concert 6:00pm at DLES Jan 24 Middle School Orientation for Parents of Rising 6th Graders 6:30pm at TVMS
Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:28pmTomorrow, January 17th, Poe, from the Baltimore Ravens, will be coming to DLES to present his Walk Smart Assembly. Please have your child wear purple to school tomorrow. The Walk Smart Assembly teaches critical safety skills for walking to school, walking in neighborhoods, and waiting for and riding the bus. Thank you! DLES Administration
Fri, 01/11/2019 - 10:37amIMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER Jan 15 Hearing and Vision Screening -grades Pre K, K , 1st & new students to MD Jan 15 5th Grade Band Concert 6:00-7:00pm at Thomas Viaduct MS Jan 15 4th & 5th Grade Orchestra Concert 7:00-8:00pm at Thomas Viaduct MS Jan 18 1st Grade Field Trip to Robinson Nature Center Jan 21 Schools & Offices closed- Martin Luther King Jr. Day