Upcoming Events



    • First day of school for 1st - 8th grade: Tuesday, September 6, 8:50am-3:30pm. Doors open at 8:35am. 

    • Please note:  ALL middle school students start school on Tuesday, September 6 (this is different than the other middle schools in the GBSD school district).

    • Kindergarten Gradual Entry: September 6 - 9. Kindergartners will attend school one day during gradual entry week (parents/guardians are responsible for transportation during gradual entry).   Full-time Kindergarten and transportation begins Monday, September 12. Kindergarten families will receive a letter in August with gradual entry start dates and times for your child. 

    • Back to School Night will take place on August 31st, from 5:00pm-6:30pm.  Watch for more details coming soon. 
    • Kindergarten Registration.  If you have not already registered your incoming kindergartner please visit:  Online Kindergarten Registration
    • Registration 1st - 8th grade. If you are new to the Deep Creek-Damascus K-8 School area, and need to register your student, please visit:  Online Registration 1st - 8th grade
    • School Breakfast and Lunch Breakfast will be free again this year.  Elementary lunch will cost $2.40, and middle school lunch will be $2.65.

    • Classroom supplies will be provided by the school district. Parents will not need to purchase school supplies. Hollydale will also not be collecting a school supply fee this year.  Families will need to provide their students with a backpack, water bottle and lunchbox. Please be sure to select a backpack that is large enough to fit a binder and remember to write student names on all personal belongings, especially coats.

    • School Bus Route information can be found here: First Student Bus Routes

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  • 2022-2023 SCHOOL CALENDARS

    The Gresham-Barlow School District has published the school year calendars for next year.  The calendars are on the district web site (www.gresham.k12.or.us) and linked below.

    2022-2023 Elementary Calendar

    2022-2023 Elementary Calendar-Spanish

    2022-2023 Middle School Calendar

    2022-2023 Middle School Calendar-Spanish

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    Registration for the 2022-2023 school year will open starting on March 1, 2022. If your child will be 5 years old on or by September 1st, 2022, please register them for Kindergarten by June 1st. All registration is done online and can be accessed by clicking here.

    Please have the following ready to complete the registration process: birth certificate, immunization record, proof of residence (i.e. a utility bill), and names and telephone numbers of emergency contacts.

    Kindergarten Registration-EN

    Kindergarten Registration-SP

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  • Return to Learn Health and Safety Plan for 2021-22

    GBSD schools are taking health and safety precautions based on state guidance to maintain a safe learning environment. Review our Health and Safety Plan to learn about the precautions in place.
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    Are you interested in participating in the free breakfast and lunch program that our district is offering?  It's easy.  Just show up at one of the drop off sites!  Click on the link below to see which rural drop off site is closest to you.  If you have any questions, please contact April Tramposh, at Sodexo, at 503-261-4594.

    Sodexo Rural Meal Routes

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    Our PTO has put together this back to school video for our families to enjoy!

    Back To School Video

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  • DCD Welcome Video

    Want to see what DCD is like?  Take this virtual tour and see our school!

    Virtual tour

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    Do you want some new DCD Spirit Gear?  Check out our online ordering system to see all of the items that we offer.  Clothing for students and parents, and much more.  All items are shipped to our school office and sent home with your student.  Items arrive 10 days after the order, and only on Fridays.  DCD does not profit from the orders.

    New items are added throughout the year!




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  • Join the conversation!

    Every voice matters at Deep Creek-Damascus K-8

    Let's Talk!


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  • Receive School Reminders/Updates via Text Message!

    Sign up to receive messages from your child's school and GBSD!

    Learn more here

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  • In case of Inclement Weather

    Learn how to find out about emergency school closures due to snowstorms and icy conditions.

    School Closure Information

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  • Transfer Information

    Distrist transfer information is now available to those interested in attending a Gresham-Barlow school.

    Please visit our transfer page for all dates, forms and deadlines.

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