Our course outlines are provided to parents at the beginning of the school year. They describe the courses a student in the grade will enroll in, what units will be covered, how the assessments will be given, IB aims and objectives, and DCPS standards. Each outline was developed by Deal teachers. In some cases, courses and teams may provide additional information to the students and parents, either online or in paper form, that describe particular grading practices, team expectations, and other important policies. These outlines are revised each year (and on occasion during the school year), so they should be seen as a snapshot of the courses.
March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
April 3 @ 12:15 pm
I recently met with a group of teachers who represent their colleagues on the Deal faculty. We meet to share concerns and hopes for the school and to work through any challenges that have arisen over the course of the month. Sometimes we have quick agreement, other times we take longer, but each time I am reminded of the dedication of the staff that have gathered here at 3815 Fort Drive. They are a wonderful group of professionals. And, frankly, they don't get their due in this town. While there are great teachers in almost every nook and cranny of DC, the ones in my building have a special challenge...[read more]