Thursday, February 21, 2019
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Vocational Hour has been moved to Monday Feb 25th at 9am. Today at lunch in the career center learn about NROTC Scholarships up to $180,00 in money for college. Friday after-school is the HBCU Fair.

Our DHS celebration of Black History Month continues with another “DHS Talent Showcase” in the cafeteria tomorrow during lunch! Students and staff will share their talent of singing, dancing, stepping, poetry, rapping and music, etc. We will also have another motivational speaker and new performers! DHS has talent! Come see it this Friday. Don’t miss it!

DHS’ Spring Semester Club Fair will be held in the media center during lunch today. Stop by and bring some friends to learn about all of the clubs and organizations that welcome your participation. If you are new to DHS, please stop by, student representatives will be present to answer any questions that you may have. We look forward to seeing you next Thursday, February 21st in the media center during lunch at our Spring Semester Club Fair.

Did you hear? Our junior-senior prom is a Masquerade Ball! Get your masks at the Dollar Tree while supplies last!!
Check the main office for coupons for David’s Bridal!

There will be a brief Outdoor Track and Field interest meeting on Wednesday, February 27th in Mr. Wise’s Room #2 beginning at 11:10AM. Anyone interested in participating on the track and field team this spring is encouraged to attend and bring a friend!

Girls Varsity Tennis – You are reminded that you must register online on the MYMCPS Portal in order to play, Check your email for the instructions. Our first meeting/practice is on Tuesday, March 5 at 4 PM by the courts. See you there.

The SGA is hosting a blood drive Wednesday, February 27th in the small gym from 8am to 1:30pm. If you are 16 years or older and would like to donate blood, please see Ms. V in
room 231 to sign up.

Celebrate Black History Month! Our Media Center has books by various African-American authors on display including Maya Angelou, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison and many others. Take a look at the new titles like Between the World and Me, Black Pioneer, Blood Brothers and The Dream. Check one out TODAY!
Swim and Dive

Our Hornet swimmers and divers had a fantastic showing at Regionals,
both boys and girls placed 2nd in the region and broke 5 records!

Girls 200 Medley Relay-2nd * DHS record
Boys 200 Medley Relay: 1st *DHS record
Carly Sebring: 1st in 100 free and 2ooIM * Region and DHS records, HS All-Amer Qual in both events
Cody Kim: 1st in 200 and 500 free *Region record
Connor Hebert: 3rd 100 free, 5th 200 free
Kaitlyn Hunter: 1st 100 fly *Region record, 2nd 50 free
Megan Kane: 3rd 100 fly, 3rd 100 back
Carl Green: 5th 100 fly
Riley O'Leary: 7th 50 free
Nic Santorelli: 4th 50 free, 2nd 100 back
Veronica Ivanoaskaya: 3rd 200 IM, 4th 500 free
AJ Navaleza: 1st 200 IM, 5th 100 breast
Ben Jo: 4th 200 IM, 2nd 100 breast
Sophia Witt: 4th 200 free, 3rd 500 free
Ella Broadwater: 6th 200 free, 6th 100 back
Emely Vela: 2nd 100 breast
Maija Firzpatrick: 7th 100 breast
Gerritt Broadwater: 6th 100 free, 8th 100 back
Boys 200 free relay: 2nd * DHS record
Girls 200 free relay: 1st *Region and DHS record
Boys and Girls 400 free relay: 3rd

Teryn Mitchell (diver): 8th
Philip Cho (diver): 5th

On Saturday, Feb. 23rd, our swimmers will be competing in the State competition.
We wish them all luck!

Coming Up in Sports!

02/22/2019 Friday Girls Varsity Basketball Damascus at Poolesville 6 PM
Friday Boys Varsity Basketball Poolesville at Damascus 6 PM
2/22/2019 and 2/23/2019 – Friday and Saturday – Wrestling Regionals – Winters Mill High School

2/23/2019 – Saturday – Swimming State Championship meet – University of Maryland – 4pm

January 16, 2019

Dear Hornet Supporter,

The Damascus High School Athletic Booster Club will be holding their Mulch Sale March 9, 2019. All the proceeds from this sale stay here in the community and support the athletic program here at Damascus High School.

This letter is to invite you to place an order and support the Athletic Department at Damascus High School.

We are proud to share the quality of our mulch has improved to a true landscaper’s quality. Please be sure to review the specific ordering information below.

If you have any concerns or questions, please feel free to contact me.

Joe Doody, Damascus HS Athletic Director, (240)-207-2388 –
Damascus High School Booster Club
2019 Annual Mulch Sale

Saturday, March 9, 2019
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the DHS parking lot**
Support the community and athletes by ordering your spring mulch NOW.

Complete the form below and mail along with your check (payable to DHS Boosters) to:
DHS Booster Club, 25921 Ridge Rd, Damascus, MD 20872

Send order early – no orders accepted after March 1st

Name: Phone:


Email Address: _________________________________________________________________

Specific directions to your home:

# of bags: X $4.00 per bag* = $

*3 cubic ft. of landscapers’ quality shredded hardwood mulch per bag = $4.00 per bag
**Minimum 10-bag order for FREE delivery within ten-mile radius of DHS.
Contact the DHS Athletic Department (leave message 24-hrs a day)
at 240-207-2388 or

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