Upcoming Events



    The DCD Drama Department will present Peter Pan on Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18, Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25.  Tickets are available at the door for $5 per person.  All shows begin at 7:00 pm.  There will be a concession stand open before the show, and during intermission, selling snacks and beverages.  We invite the community, and DCD families to come and enjoy the play.  Our DCD Drama Department always puts on a spectacular show.  We hope you join us!

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  • DCD PTO Carnival & Auction Night

    Save the date!  Our annual Carnival and Auction Night is Friday, March 6, 6:00pm-8:30pm.  All families, and their friends, are invited to attend.  There will be many wonderful items up for auction, face painting, Cake Walk, and many more activities for students and adults.  We hope to see you there!

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  • Upcoming PTO Events



    February 20:  PTO Meeting @ DCD, 6:30 

    March 3:  PTO Event Planning Meeting (location TBD), 6:30

    March 6:  Carnival and Auction, 6:00pm-8:30pm

    March 19:  PTO Meeting @ DCD, 6:30



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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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  • New, updated GBSD Mobile App is here!

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  • School District to survey families

    Research part of school boundary review process.

    Learn more here

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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!

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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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District News

Principal's Message

Ms. Keeton



Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Keeton

As Principal of Deep Creek-Damascus K-8 it is my pleasure to welcome you to our school! DCD is the only K-8 school in the Gresham-Barlow School District and we value the unique opportunity to develop relationships with students and families over their years here with us.

 We are committed to providing an exceptional educational experience for our students.  We work to engage each child in rich, rigorous, and authentic learning experiences. Children are naturally curious, and we desire to foster and grow that curiosity in all subject areas.

We focus on developing the whole child, addressing the intellectual, academic and character growth of each one.  As you walk through our halls and visit our classrooms you will see evidence of meaningful academic work, caring relationships, and outstanding student art.

It is my pleasure and privilege to partner with the people who comprise the DCD Community as we learn, explore and grow together.

Barb Keeton
Deep Creek-Damascus K-8 School