Welcome from Mrs. Wittig!

Please join me in welcoming several new staff members to Deer Run:

Kindergarten: Lauren Barkhurst

Speech: Melissa Pope

Intervention Specialists: Megan Bonifas

Library Aide: Kristin Mavrouleas

Instructional Coaches:

Literacy- K-2 Gayle Gentry 3-5 Heather Hallie

Numeracy-K-2 Kate Baker 3-5 Meredith Young

Returning DRE families please update your contact information:

During the week of July 10th, you should have received a letter in the mail with instructions on how to fill out your back to school forms and update your information using our new online portal. Please note: Forms must be completed online prior to the first day of school on August 16.

If you have not already done so, please fill out the required forms and update your information, please visit this link: http://www.dublinschools.net/backtoschool.aspx

Teacher Assignments: Please look for an email on August 11th with your child’s classroom placement information.

School Hours: The first day of school is Wednesday, August 16th. Students can enter the building at 9 a.m. and the tardy bell rings at 9:10. AM Kindergarten dismisses at 11:50 and PM Kindergarten begins at 1:00. Students are dismissed from school at 3:40 pm.

Just a reminder to Kindergarten parents: the first two days of school are “phase-in days,” so your child will only attend one of the first two days. Please check your placement letter to verify your child’s assigned date.

School Supplies: http://www.dublinschools.net/Downloads/2017-18 Supply List.pdf

Student drop off and pick up procedures: If you need to walk your child into school, please park in the side parking lot and escort your child into school. Students drop off is located in the back playground loop before and after school. To help keep the line moving, we ask that the front car please pull all the way up to the first yellow line. This allows three cars to load/unload at the same time. For safety reasons, we are asking that students please exit from the passenger side of the car only so they are not crossing the line of traffic. If you need to assist your child out of the car or stop your vehicle and get out of the car, we ask that you please pull off into the side playground area to allow other cars to pass.. Cell phone usage is not permitted in the drop off line. With everyone’s cooperation we can keep the line move quickly and safely!

Volunteers: If you are interested in volunteering at DRE, please be sure to complete a background check at the following link:


Parent Resources: Please see our district parent resource page for lunch menus, EZ pay lunch account information, student handbooks, bus route information and much more! Bus route information will be posted the second week of August. A representative from the transportation department will also be here during our walk through on August 15th to answer any questions you may have.


Attendance: Please remember to call the school office at 764-5932 (option 2) by 9:30 am if your child is going to be absent or tardy.

Website: Please be sure to check our website each Friday for our weekly newsletter as well as sign up online for important eblast information. You can also follow us on twitter @dreDCSD.

Several important dates are listed below to help you plan for the beginning months of the school year.

Aug 15 Student Walk Through (meet teacher/drop off supplies/popsicles)

2:00-3:30pm Popsicles will also be provided by the PTO

Aug 16 First Day for Students in grades 1-5

Aug 16 & 17 Phase in days for Kindergarten students

Aug 18 ALL Kindergarten students attend

Aug 30 Curriculum Night

6:00-6:45 K,1,2 (K-Classroom, 1st-gym, 2nd-commons)

7:00-7:45 Grades 3, 4, 5 (3rd-Classroom, 4th-Commons 5th- Gym)

7:50-8:15 COG

Sept 4 Labor Day – No School

Oct 17/18 Conference Nights 4-7:30 pm

Oct 20-23 No School

Oct 27 Harvest Party

Enjoy your last few weeks of summer vacation! We are busy putting the finishing touches on everything to ensure your child has a fantastic school year! I’m looking forward to seeing you soon!


Mrs. Susann Wittig


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