Elementary School
14405 Pricetown Rd.
Salem, OH 44460
Phone: 330.938.4500
Fax: 330.938.4501
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After-School Robotics Club

DW3:  Damascus Wonder Workshop Warriors

Mrs. Scofinsky will be organizing an after-school robotics club.  Meetings for the competition club will be held on various days from September 21 - December 14.  Recreational robotics club will be offered from March - May.

Registration forms for the Robotics Competition Club will be available on September 8th.  Please follow her on Twitter @TheSkiReport107 for up to date information.  

This year's theme is Animal Habitat Rescue and space is limited to twenty-five participants.

Welcome New Teachers and Administrators

New staff orientation was held for all new teachers and administrators.  Welcome Danielle Aeschbacher, Treva Cline, Erin Gillingham, Stephanie Lantzer, Kent Paulini, Caitlin Reash, David Reel, Timothy Saxton, Jessica Scullion, Alyssa Stitzel, Lisa Tornincasa, Kerry Varble, Kathryn Whaley, Heidi Wilhelm and Jorri Zmuda.

Mrs. Reash Named Damascus Principal

Mr. Timothy Saxton, Superintendent of West Branch Local Schools is pleased to announce that Mrs. Caitlin Reash has been named as the new Damascus Elementary School Principal.  She will replace Mr. Matthew Manley who was recently named Superintendent of the Crestview Local School District and will officially begin her new duties on August 12th.

Mrs. Reash is a graduate of West Branch High School and received her undergraduate and master’s degree from the University of Mount Union.  She has a background in early childhood education and psychology.  She has taught the last six years in the East Liverpool and Crestview school districts.

Mrs. Reash added,” I would like to thank the West Branch Board of Education for giving me the opportunity to come home and work with the community that helped make me who I am today.  I am honored to take over where Mr. Manley left off.  These are big shoes to fill, but I am excited and ready for the challenge.”

Mrs. Reash looks forward to working with the staff, students and parents.  Please stop by and meet her during the Damascus Elementary Open House on Tuesday, September 6th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Elementary Open House

Open House

September 6, 2016
4:00 - 6:00


2016-2017 School Supply Lists
Have You Moved and changed Addresses or Telephone Numbers?

Please contact the Superintendent's Office at 330-938-9324.

New Student Registration forms are available by clicking this link.

All address and telephone number changes must be reported to the Superintendent's Office.  Proof of Residency is required to be brought in too if you plan to move over the summer. Acceptable forms of Proof of Residency are your rental/purchase agreement or gas/electric bill.  Proof is requried for all students and is also necessary if you want to be placed on a bus route for the new school year.  All new student registrations and address/telephone changes must be made by August 31, 2016.  Thank you.

New Student Registration


The last day to register new students is Wednesday, August 31, 2016 in the Superintendent's Office located inside West Branch High School.

New Student Registration will be closed from September 1st ~ September 7, 2016.  Registration will resume on September 8, 2016.

First day of classes is September 7, 2016

Registration Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday ~ Friday

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