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To promote the welfare of the Damascus Elementary School students by providing and facilitating academic and family-oriented activities which promote learning and strengthen the overall community.


To continue to build a strong parent-teacher partnership through a spirit of cooperation and open communication.


To continue to encourage parental involvement in all aspects of our students' education.

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Mission:  We will develop excellent students at DES by respecting each other as learners and striving to do our best.

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Damascus Elementary School

Copyright 2013-2014  Damascus Elementary School PTA.

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Clip Box Tops - earn cash for our school!

 

Ink Cartridge Recycling

 

Plastic grocery bags

 

Click here for other ways to help our school:

 

Thanks for your support as always!!!  

Help Our School Get Free Stuff By Saving Proofs From The Campbell Brands

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Parent Helping Teachers Group is a drop-in volunteer opportunity, and you are welcome to come when you can.We meet from 9:30-11:30 am on 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month when school is in session. We hope that you can join us!

 

 

Damascus Dragons!

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Please send boxtops and campbell proofs to your child's classroom: 

 

 

 

 

 

Campbell Soup Labels

 

 

  Mr. William J. Collins

Acting Principal

10201 Bethesda Church Road, Damascus, MD 20872  
      Phone (301) 253-7080 

Fax (301) 253-8717

          PTA Email   desptamail@gmail.com

Box Tops are such an easy way your family can help raise money for our school! Lots of items, everything from pencils to playground equipment, can be purchased using Box Tops! Box Tops can be found in many products your family is already purchasing! Some popular products are General Mills, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Ziploc, Green Giant, Pillsbury, Hefty, Progresso, and Nature Valley....and many more!

Just a reminder:

All vounteers and visitors to Damascus Elementary are required to be scanned in. Please don't forget to bring Photo ID’s (Driver’s license) when visiting the building. Thank you!

Fridays at DES -Show your School Spirit!

UPCOMING EVENTS:

DES Summer School is Back! SAVE THE DATE: July 8-25

In School Contact Person: Delyza Howard, Counselor

contact # (301) 253-7080 e-mail: delyza_d_howard@mcpsmd.org

 

Come review current grade level concepts and get a sneak peek into

next year's concepts.

 

For more details click here or contact our school. Thanks!

 

Please note:

No registration will be accepted after June 20, 2014

 

The Damascus Recreational Center will also be providing before & after school care opportunities for a nominal cost.

 

Click here for more info or register online at montgomerycountymd.gov/rec

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Staffing Update:

 

Staffing vacancies for next school year (2014-2015) have been filled out! Please help us in welcoming new members of our Damascus family!We are thrilled that they are joining us!

 

 

Robb Wainwright - Reading Specialist

 

Bree Barrick - Grade 3 Teacher

 

Jenny Blakely - Grade 3 Teacher

 

Heather Kirker - Grade 5 Teacher

 

Jennifer Long - Reading Initiative Teacher

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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S 

TO DES 5TH GRADERS!!!

JUNE 10TH, TUE

 

KINDERGARTEN CELEBRATION

 

 

JUNE 11TH, WED

 

 

 

5TH GRADE PROMOTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE 12TH, THURS

 

 

 

STEP UP

 

 

JUNE 13TH, FRI

 

 

 

1/2 day EARLY DISMISSAL

 

Awards Bridge of Years

 

 

 

END OF YEAR STAFF LUNCHEON

 

 

 

JUNE 19TH THURS

 

 

All  Report Cards Mailed

 

 

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Click HereEND OF YEAR STAFF LUNCHEON

 

Give the DES teachers and staff a BIG THANK YOU for another great year on Friday, June 13th by making a monetary donation (cash or check) towards the luncheon.

JUNE NEWSLETTER

SILPADA DESIGNS FUNDRAISER FOR Melissa Morrison (DES Parent)!

 

 

***Please consider helping out, it's for a GREAT cause! Thank you!

 

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Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Summer Reading Program

 

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Don't forget to visit Montgomery County Public Library and join the SUMMER READING Program Today! Happy Summer Reading!!!