Friday, December 14, 2018
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Attention all JV Girls Basketball – There is a mandatory meeting today during the first half of lunch in room 148. Please be sure to make this meeting regarding our game tonight.

The DHS Music Department will be presenting our next winter concert on Monday,
December 17 @ 7:30pm. Come on out and support our music students!

It’s that time of the year again! The Damascus High Drama Club is presenting
The Charlie Brown Christmas Show on Wednesday December 19. This year, we are proud to present two shows on that day. The first show is at 5pm, and the second show is at 7pm. All tickets are $5, and the running time is 30 minutes.
If you have any questions, please contact Steve Kachadorian at

10 Day Kindness Countdown
Day 6 – Hold the door for someone behind you
Day 5 – Tell a joke to a friend
Day 4 – Text a special adult in your life to tell them that you love them
Day 3 – Leave a kind note on your desk for the next person to find
Day 2 – Send a friend a positive text
Day 1 – Wear a silly shirt or sweater to make someone smile

MVA Coming to Damascus HS
The MVA will be administering the Learner’s Permit written test here on December 18 after school.
Come by the Counseling Dept for the permission form and the Maryland Driver’s Manual.
When the student passes the written exam, they will need to visit the MVA office to complete the process and pay the fee.

All Juniors and Seniors interested in being student assistants for Baker Middle School’s Outdoor Ed, please pick up a packet from Counseling.

Attention Juniors and Seniors: If you are interested in taking Introduction to Business or Cybersecurity (both will be offered at DHS) or any other MC classes in the spring, please see Mrs. Poker for more information!

Seniors - Please remember to let your counselor and Mrs. Carey know as you are accepted to colleges!

The LEO’s Club will be holding their annual can food drive for Damascus Help and Lions Club through December 17. We will be collecting canned goods and any other non-perishable items during all first period classes. The winning class will win either a Pizza party or a Breakfast party.
Please support the cause during this time!

Damascus Swim & Dive takes on Magruder on Saturday morning at MLK Swim Center. Divers take the boards at 9:15 AM followed by the swimmers. Come cheer them on!

12/14/2018 TODAY Boys JV Basketball Damascus at Thomas Johnson 5:30 PM
12/14/2018 TODAY Boys Varsity Basketball Damascus at Thomas Johnson 7 PM
12/14/2018 TODAY Girls JV Basketball Thomas Johnson at Damascus 5:30 PM
12/14/2018 TODAY Girls Varsity Basketball Thomas Johnson at Damascus 7:15 PM
12/15/2018 Saturday Coed Varsity Swim & Dive Damascus and Magruder at Martin Luther King Swim Center 9:15 am

Thursday – 12/20/18 – HOME vs. Watkins Mill – Start time-3:30pm
Thursday – 1/3/19 – AT Clarksburg – 3:30pm
Saturday – 1/12/19 – HOME vs. Seneca Valley – 10:00am
Thursday – 1/17/19 – AT Quince Orchard – 5:30pm
Wednesday – 1/23/19 – HOME vs. Northwest – 3:30pm

SENIORS: Cap and Gown Please order Caps and Gowns if you haven’t already done so. The deadline to avoid late fees is Jan 4th. Orders should be done by mail or online at Orders should NOT be dropped off at DHS – they cannot be accepted by the school.
Graduation Announcements After December 1 - laser printed only. Samples are available to see in the main office and room 151. Announcements can be ordered online at or SENIOR Information by mail. Ordering packets are available in the main office.
Questions? Please email Ms. Horman at

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