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.
January 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
February 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
February 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
As we start the 3rd advisory, we have a run of three weeks in which our students will be in class for all five days of the week! We are excited because, even though the previous advisories interruptions were all for good causes, they challenged teachers to maintain consistency in instruction. All of us frankly do better when there is a good healthy run of school. Keep in mind that the new advisory will have changed schedules for our students - the shift in semester means that art and music students will switch into PE and vice versa. For these classes, students will take a bit of time to work through their new syllabi and classroom procedures but will up and running in no time. We will work to make sure that the transition is smooth...[read more]