November 14-18, 2022 Eagle Eye News

ATTENTION: NO SCHOOL TOMORROW, MONDAY, 11/14! Due to numerous staff being ill, school will be closed tomorrow, Monday.  Did you get the FlashAlert notification today of this closure?  If not, you will want to set up a free FlashAlert Messenger subscription at Select the Portland/Vancouver/Salem region, then enter Damascus Christian to search for and select our school. Follow the remaining prompts to set up your subscription. Families that already have a FlashAlert subscription…you will need to login to renew your subscription in order to keep it active. Login now so you don’t miss vital school closure, delay or cancellation information on inclement weather days or emergency situations. 

Here’s the weekly Eagle Eye for a look at the rest of the happenings this week and in the coming weeks.

If your student is ill, please consult the protocols below before they return to school or contact our nurse Jessi Veras at Students must be:

  • 24 hours fever free without medication
  • 48 hours for unexplained vomiting/diarrhea

Negative COVID test is required if 2+ COVID symptoms are present or 5 days out of school from symptom onset. Home tests are allowed and can be emailed to Jessi Veras. Symptoms from CDC include:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Please join us on Wednesday, November 16th from 6:30-8:00 PM in the DCS gym to hear God’s vision for the future of Damascus Community Church and Christian School.   See the phased master plan and details for phase 1, which is proposed to begin in 2023! You won’t want to miss this event! Please RSVP HERE.  (Childcare will be provided for ages newborn-12.)    

Preschool Story Time Thursday, November 17th from 11:30 - 12:30 in the Friendship Center. There will be a read-aloud story, craft, and lunch. For preschool-age children. Younger siblings with parent/guardian are welcome! Questions? Contact or

Our DCS Spirit Wear Holiday Sale is going now! and will run through November 30th! Enjoy 20% off savings sitewide, free shipping on orders over $75 and guaranteed delivery by December 23rd or your order is free. Start your holiday shopping now at

The Scholastic book fair will be here Wednesday, November 30th through Friday, December 2nd and will run each day from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Wednesday, 11/30, the library will also host a read-aloud event in the evening. More details to come!