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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Principals Announced At School Board Meeting (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County’s Board of Education approved the appointments of the following principals at its June 13 meeting: It’s a full house @mocoboe Board meeting for @MCPS Appointments this morning!! So excited to see such great talent being recognized. pic.twitter.com/rXUWNxQGsm — Rebecca Smondrowski (@RebeccaOnBoard) June 13, 2017

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November 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Undefeated Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets to Play for 3A State Title

UPDATED The undefeated Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets will play for the 3A state championship game for the third year in a row. On Friday night, Damascus beat Potomac in the semi-finals game, 63-28. Damascus will play Franklin for the state title on Dec. 8th at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. You can find tickets, here. You can […]

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September 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Damascus Principal Wants to Keep the Conversation Going Following Watkins Mill Players’ Silent Protest (VIDEO)

The principal of Damascus High School, Jennifer Webster, has written another letter to Damascus High School parents and students about the National Anthem and local silent protests at high school football games, and she wants to keep that conversation going. On Sept. 14, she addressed the Damascus community in an open letter where she encouraged […]

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September 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Damascus High School Principal Pens Open Letter About National Anthem Protest

The principal of Damascus High School penned an open letter to the community about the recent national anthem protests ahead of Friday’s football game against Watkins Mill High School. Last Friday, Watkins Mill High School football players knelt in protest during the national anthem and are expected to do so again at tomorrow’s game. “Recently, a […]

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June 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Damascus High School Continues Tradition, Holds Graduation at Football Stadium (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rain didn’t get in the way of tradition at this year’s  Damascus High School graduation ceremony, where nearly 300 students received their diplomas. Damascus High is the only Montgomery County Public School to host graduation at their football stadium. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Presentation of the diplomas happening now.@mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/GwC4nhHAUh — Maureen Chowdhury (@MediaMaureen) June 3, […]

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December 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Damascus High Youth Summit Explores Life Topics (VIDEO)

Students at Damascus High School engaged with more than 40 experts to discuss and learn about important life topics. The Youth Summit featured sessions on mental health, drug abuse, self-defense, eating disorders, healthy relationships and the new Samaritan Law. MCPS-TV has the details. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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June 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

Damascus Student Accrues More than 2,000 Volunteer Hours

Damascus High Junior Brianna Nelson likes to donate her time…lots of it-  2,227 hours to be exact and climbing. As of April, she has the most Student Service Learning hours of all current Montgomery County Public High School students. The number even surprised her. “I knew I had a lot and it wasn’t a specific […]

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April 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

Social Studies Teacher Joseph Gannon, Jr. Named MCPS Teacher of the Year (VIDEO)

A veteran social studies teacher from Damascus High School has been named the 2015-2016 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Teacher of the Year. Joseph Gannon, Jr., who has worked for MCPS for 27 years, will now compete for Maryland Teacher of the Year. Gannon was named Teacher of the Year on Tuesday night during the […]

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