Deal Island Elementary School

2019 American Legion’s Americanism Essay Contest Winners!

Standing next to her proud artwork!

These 5th grade students won Eastern Shore Literacy Association's annual Young Authors’ Contest. 3 poetry and 1 short story winners! They will attend a reception in their honor. 

4th and 5th grade students with their teachers after being awarded funding for their action plan on preventing coastal erosion.

A fox spotted in the backyard (How we live with Nature)

A deer hiding in the woods in the backyard (How we live with Nature).

Another featured artist pointing to her artwork at the Ward Museum

Deal Island 5th grade students (top row) at the American Legion for the reception for winning the Homeless Veterans Essay contest. The top right student will be featured at the district level. 

We are proud to announce our Deal Island TOY: Ms. South!

Our Ben Carson Scholarship award winner was featured on Delmarva Life!

April 24th we will have all students Prek-5th be able to pick out a gently used book!

A beautiful way to start the day - with words of kindness and encouragement!

4th grade students visited Teakle Mansion for Teakletonia!

Our new lobby bulletin board, every student and staff member decorated a puzzle piece!

One of our Kindess Rocks! Gardens at the front entrance! 

Using ink & feathers to practice writing letters.

Deal Island's 2019-2019 teacher of the year won Somerset County Teacher of the Year!

Our 5th grade students have raised $1,000 to send a child with craniofacial differences with their family to an annual retreat.

February 4-8 is School Counselor's Week! We love Mrs. Horner!

People working at the dock in Deal Island (How we live with Nature)

"The World is Chaos: Be Kind"

A 4th grade student explaining the phases that will be used on the Action Plan to prevent coastal erosion.

March Reading Challenge Winners!

5th grade students at the Youth Environmental Action Summit at the Ward Museum.

A student standing next to a portrait of himself playing outside (How we live with Nature). 

News & Announcements

Art Festival

Selected students from Deal Island Elementary will have their artwork featured at the Somerset County Art Festival located at the Board of Education. There will be a reception/opening night on May 6th. The artwork will be featured until May 17th. Please stop by to enjoy the incredible talent within the county.

Teacher Appreciation Week / Scholastic Book Fair

The week of May 6 to May 10th, We are celebrating our amazing Rockstar teachers at our school! We are also having our Buy 1 Get 1 free Bookfair located on the music stage. Please come out to support our book fair and say thank you to a teacher!

PARCC Testing

PARCC testing will being taking place at DIS from April 24th-May 7th for Grades 3-5. Please be considerate when walking around the building. Please encourage our students to be successful with a full nights sleep and a full stomach. Good luck!

Parent/Teacher Conferences & Book Swap

April 24th, We will have parent/teacher conferences from 4 to 6pm. We will also be hosting a book swap where students can take a book that has been donated to the school. Please donate books that your child no longer reads that is still in good condition before this event. Thank you!

Spring Break

We will have a 1/2 day for students April 17, No school on the 18th and 19th as well as no school Monday, April 22. Enjoy your spring break!

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Upcoming Events

Play Pals-Crisfield-Sponsored by the Judy Center
Date: 4/23/2019, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Crisfield Library
SELAC-Judy Center Meetings
Date: 4/24/2019, 8:15 AM 10 AM
Location: Central Office
Play Pals-Crisfield-Sponsored by the Judy Center
Date: 4/30/2019, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Crisfield Library
Play Pals-Crisfield-Sponsored by the Judy Center
Date: 5/7/2019, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Crisfield Library
Play Pals-Crisfield-Sponsored by the Judy Center
Date: 5/14/2019, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Crisfield Library