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Pajama Day on Monday, Nov. 3!

While we didn’t quite meet our goal of 200 PTA members, the kids (and staff) have been so excited about having a pajama day that we just couldn’t bear to break their hearts. Therefore, Monday, November 3rd* will be a Pajama Day!

Just a quick reminder that for safety reasons, no footie pajamas, slippers, robes or stuffed animals.

Thank you to everyone who joined the PTA. As an all-volunteer organization, your support shows us that you appreciate everything that we do for Damascus Elementary School and the students.

*Pajama day was originally scheduled for October 28th but we changed the date to avoid conflicting with Red Ribbon spirit week.

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Halloween Celebrations at DES on Thursday, Oct. 30

1:45 p.m. Parents may arrive to help their children with their costumes.

2:15 p.m. Parade starts by the gym entrance and ends in front of the school entrance.

2:30-3:15 p.m. Classroom parties

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Come Up…Up…and Away…With the Damascus Elementary School PTA!

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Find out about important school events and issues through PTA meetings, emails, and newsletters!

Support DES teachers and staff –
The PTA provides funding for classroom resources and staff appreciation events to support our teachers and staff!

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New Staff for 2014-2015

Please help us in welcoming new members of our Damascus family – we are thrilled that they are joining us!

Bree Barrick – Third Grade Teacher
Jenny Blakely – Third Grade Teacher
Brad Warner – Fifth Grade Teacher
Robb Wainwright – Reading Specialist
Marcella Williams – General Education Paraeducator
Kathleen Drosdzal – School Community Based Paraeducator

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Hello Damascus Elementary School Families!

I hope everyone is having a wonderful, relaxing summer. I know that school is the farthest thing from everyone’s minds right now. Believe me, I’m right with you, but I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and the PTA board and share a little bit about ourselves. My name is Laurie Murtaugh and this is my second year as PTA president. I have a 5th grader and 1st grader at DES and a 7th grader at Baker Middle School.

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