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.
December 5 - December 6
December 12 - December 13
December 21 - December 25
December 28, 2015 - January 1, 2016
Once again, we are asked to come together as a community to reflect on events in our world, events that shake us to our core. Each of us has his or her own way to absorb the impact of the horrible attack in Paris. My thoughts turned to friends in Paris, to others who are watching what happens in their home from this side of the Atlantic, and to the unbearably heavy burden of trying to explain this to my youngest family members. Your children will also want to try and understand what happened and why; I don't envy you those difficult conversations. Remember that they need to hear about hope even in the face of despair...[read more]