Virtual Start to School Year

Important announcements in preparation for the 2020 school year:

  • This year we will be holding Drive-Through Registration evenings for all students at Damascus Middle School.
    • 6th grade drive-through registration will be held on Monday, August 17 from 4:00-7:00PM.
    • 7th grade drive-through registration will be held on Tuesday, August 18 from 4:00-7:00PM.
    • 8th grade drive-through registration will be held on Wednesday, August 19 from 4:00-7:00PM.
  • During this time students will receive their Chromebooks, schedules, a symptom checker form, and any registration paperwork that has not already been completed.
  • Symptom checker forms must be completed daily at home by the parent or guardian prior to students’ arrival at school. Symptom checker forms must be submitted to classroom teachers at the end of each month.
  • A registration fee of $20 per student will be collected during this time as well. This fee will cover each student locker, agenda, and Chromebook fee.
 
  • The DMS IT Department has requested that all students try to log on to their Washington County provided e-mail prior to their registration night. If students are unable to log on to their Washington County e-mail, assistance will be provided at registration.
 
  • A virtual tour of Damascus Middle School will be provided for all 6th grade students in order for them to get acquainted with the building and their teachers. This tour will be posted to the DMS Website and Facebook account prior to the start of school.
 
  • When school resumes in-person, masks will be mandatory
    • for all students riding a school bus.
    • throughout the school day at times when physical distancing is not possible or when moving throughout the hallways.
    • and one cloth mask will be provided by Damascus Middle School for students to use on the first day of school.
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  • If anyone has not received correspondence from Damascus Middle School with your child’s hybrid schedule information, please contact the school at (276) 739-4100.

Thank you for your continued patience as we navigate these difficult times together.

We will see you soon!