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Abraham Depp Elementary Weekly Newsletter


Parents – If you are picking up your child at the end of the day, you must stay in your car in the line and follow proper pick up protocols. A few parents have been parking, exiting their vehicle, and walking to the front of the school. This is only acceptable for those parents who have children with mobility needs.
Please reference the following document we details of the arrival and dismissal procedures for car riders, bus riders, and bikers.

ADES Arrival and Dismissal Procedures


Please click HERE for anything and everything regarding school lunch for this year.

1st Grade Lunch: 11:45-12:05 p.m.
2nd Grade Lunch: 12:00-12:20 p.m.
3rd Grade Lunch: 12:15-12:35 p.m.
4th Grade Lunch: 12:30-12:50 p.m.
5th Grade Lunch: 12:45-1:05 p.m.

Add money to your child’s lunch account

Our primary communication from classroom to home is via the Bloomz.
Invitation emails will be sent out later this week. These emails will be sent to the primary parent only (as listed in our Progress Book account). If you have any questions about access, please contact your child’s teacher.
Bloomz is a learning management app and website that provides teachers with a simple way to effectively communicate between school and home. From the dashboard, teachers can share information in a variety of ways by creating posts, events, activities, assignments, and photo albums. Parents can sign up to receive app, email, or text notifications, and teachers can control a wide variety of factors, including how parents and guardians communicate (for example, with each other or only with the teacher), what type of information goes out to families, and whether to communicate in a parent or guardian’s preferred language.
Among the site’s many features are helpful tools such as those to schedule parent-teacher conferences, request and organize volunteer help, or send out visual updates of student activities. Photo, video, and file sharing, including through Google Drive or Classroom, mean that teachers don’t have to spend a lot of time getting important information out to kids and their families.

Why Bloomz? Check out this quick video!


If you are interested in volunteering at Depp, you will need to begin the background check process through Secure Volunteer. It’s easy and takes less than 5 minutes! There will be multiple volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

Welcome to the 2022-2023 School Year!

Whether it is your first, second or third year here at Depp, I am so happy to begin another school year alongside you and your family! I hope each of you were able to enjoy some of your favorite activities over the summer months and make some great memories.
There are many feelings that come with the start of a new school year. Some of us might be feeling excited, nervous, optimistic, curious or worried. Often it is a combination that fluctuates based on current circumstances and changes throughout the day. Talk to your child about all the different emotions they have felt over these first few days of school and share your feelings as well. Being intentional about this will help build your child’s emotional intelligence and reinforce that you are a safe person to go to when they need to talk about tough feelings or situations.
Below you will find a list of some books that might support the conversations you have regarding feelings about the start of a new school or new school year. All of the books are a part of the school counseling library if you ever want to check them out!

If you need to reach me at any time, my direct office phone number is 614-718-8923 and my email is [email protected]. I look forward to supporting your students during this school year.

A Kids Book About Emotions by Nakita Simpson
A Kids Book About Community by Shane Feldman
A Kids Book About Belonging by Kevin Carroll
A Kids Book About Optimism by Meir Kay

Are you experiencing economic hardship such as: job loss, death of a family member, sudden move, divorce, health issues, or an unexpected emergency? Dublin City Schools partners with many organizations that can help!
Click here for more information.


Is your son or daughter interested in joining a Cub Scout pack? Join Eli Pinney and Abraham Depp students in Cub Scout Pack 888.

Cub Scouts is a program within the Boy Scouts of America that serves elementary school aged youth with the aim of preparing them to grow into self-reliant and dependable adults. Each year our Pack organizes fun events that include things like the Pinewood Derby, a Bake-Off, Camping, Field Trips, Service Projects and more!

If you are interested or have any other questions, please contact Phil Dwyer, Cubmaster, at [email protected].


Girls on the Run (GOTR) registration is open Wednesday, August 24th through Wednesday, September 7th for 3rd – 5th grade girls. GOTR is an after school program that meets twice per week for 10 weeks. Girls will increase their physical activity levels and learn important life skills. It is an activity for any girl interested in making new friends, helping their community, accomplishing a 5K and having a lot of fun.

The lottery registration application window closes on Wednesday, September 7th and the computer-generated lottery will run on Thursday, September 8th.

Our Abraham Depp group will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45 – 5:00 on the blacktop behind the school. Girls must be able to attend both days of programming and be picked-up on time or return to latchkey. The Abraham Depp fall GOTR season will start on Tuesday, September 13th and end on Thursday, November 17th. We will participate in the GOTR 5K in downtown Columbus on Saturday, November 19th.

Please find more details about the program at
Looking forward to a fun season!

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