While Spokane County has seen a 60% increase in the number of homeless students over the last 5 years, our schools continue to have significant numbers of students and families in need of stable housing. Priority Spokane is proud to announce it has secured funding and will be partnering with Deer Park School to launch a […]

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For kids, summer is synonymous with fun, but it’s also a critical time for the academic and physical well-being of our children. During the summer break from school, many children are at a higher risk of going hungry. The Summer Meals Programs provides free meals for kids throughout the summer and can serve as an important source of […]

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On Wednesday, June 1, from 4:00pm to 7:00pm, Deer Park High School’s commons will be the site for the WSDOT’s public open house regarding proposed safety improvements to US 395. Interested citizens will have the opportunity to review proposed changes and provide comment; no formal presentation is planned. Attendees are welcome to come and go at their leisure […]

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Just a friendly reminder that Friday, May 27th, a day initially on the 2015-16 school calendar as a weather make-up day, is a regular school day. Schools in Deer Park were closed for two days due to the severe windstorm in mid-November 2015. We are using the weather day built into our school calendar (Friday, […]

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After a thorough search that included a deep pool of qualified and experienced candidates, Deer Park School District is pleased to announce the hiring of Russ Lodge as the new principal of Deer Park Elementary. Mr. Lodge, who will join Deer Park Elementary beginning in the 2016-17 school year, comes to Deer Park Schools from Helen […]

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We’re pretty lucky here in Deer Park – we’ve got some amazing teachers that work with our kids. Last week, May 2nd – 6th, was Teacher Appreciation Week and we wanted all of you to know how much we appreciate the hard working and dedicated professionals here in Deer Park, we hope you do as well. Each […]

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Deer Park Elementary is searching for a new principal! Deer Park School District’s Human Resources Dept. is now accepting applications from qualified applicants through April 15th (click HERE to begin the process). Presently, application screening is scheduled for April 18th and 19th and interviews will be scheduled for April 25th and/or April 26th. Bonnie Remington, principal at Deer Park […]

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Spring conferences are just around the corner and we want to make sure everyone is well aware of the 2016 spring conference schedule. If you haven’t already, you will soon be receiving information about the opportunity to schedule a conference with your child’s teacher (elementary schools) or meet with your student’s teachers in an arena-style conference (secondary schools). We strongly […]

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Once again, DPMS students will be competing at Washington State’s National History Day competition! This is the second year DPMS has competed in National History Day. DPMS had 34 students participate at the regional level, presenting topics ranging from space exploration, to technology, to famous figures. Of those 34 students, 16 will be moving on to represent Deer […]

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Deer Park wrestlers wrapped up another amazing run at the Mat Classic, completing the 2015-16 season by adding yet another State Championship! It was a phenomenal team performance at the Tacoma Dome – that’s a dominating 7 state titles in the last 9 years!! Senior Trevor Eicher finished up a stellar wrestling career at Deer Park with a third individual state championship; Trevor […]

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Don’t forget, there is no school on Friday, February 11th. For years, Deer Park’s school calendar has included a four day weekend around the President’s Day holiday. Also, don’t forget that this year’s school calendar has one built in make-up day, Friday, May 27th – we WILL be using this make-up day as a school day this […]

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This is just a quick reminder for parents that this Friday, January 29th, is a half day for students at Deer Park High School and Deer Park Middle School. Each year, as our secondary schools transition from first to second semester, teachers are provided with an afternoon to grade finals, submit first semester grades, and prepare […]

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