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Principal's Message

     At Damascus Middle School we seek to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success.  It is our goal to provide developmentally appropriate instruction that allows for the individual differences of students and accommodates a variety of learning styles.  We strongly believe learning is maximized when it takes place in an environment enriched with support and encouragement.
     It is my desire that each teacher, staff member, support person, student, and parent take pride in belonging to this community of learners.  
Scott Keith 


We believe successful schools:
  • understand all students can learn
  • foster effective communication, critical thinking, creativity and collaboration
  • prepare students for success
  • meet the unique needs of each child
  • are grounded in respect and integrity
  • have a well-defined curriculum and programs that meet or exceed state and national standards
  • provide safe, healthy, and dynamic learning environments
  • have high expectations which inspire high performance
  • enable students to be college and career ready
  • engage and communicate with families


Washington County Schools is committed to the success of every student. We seek to empower all students to meet rigorous academic standards by providing authentic and relevant educational experiences.


Washington County Schools is an innovative leader in education excellence, teaching and learning, creativity, technology integration and global citizenship.

Latest News

Meal Pick-Up + Library Books Available Curbside

Meal pick-up will be on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00-6:00 pm. Join your Library Google Classroom using code provided on flyer at registration, or email Mrs. Cox at vcox@wcs.k12.va.us for more information about checking out library books for curbside pickup.

Internet Hotspots

Virginia has posted a map showing all known freely available Internet hotspots. Green means no password is required and yellow means you need to obtain the password from the location.

Virtual Start to School Year

At the Called School Board meeting held on Thursday, August 13, 2020, the Washington County Public School Board approved students to attend through virtual learning for a 6-week period (August 24 - October 2). This decision will be re-evaluated based on health data and other information at the School Board meeting to be held on Sept. 21, 2020.

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