Next Parents Helping Teachers Meets Thursday, Jan. 8

The Parents Helping Teachers volunteer work group meets in the main office on Thursday, January 8 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Thank you so much to everyone who came to support us last time! We always welcome new helpers, and you are welcome to come once or every time whenever it is convenient for you. Don’t forget to bring your license so that you can be scanned into the building.

** A note as winter starts: If our meeting is canceled due to a school delay or closure, we will not reschedule, but meet on the next scheduled date.

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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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