DAMASCUS, Md. (WJZ) — Damascus High School’s principal is no longer working at the high school, she said in a letter Tuesday.

“Effective immediately, I am transitioning out of my role as principal to another position in MCPS,” said Casey Crouse.

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Crouse said that in order for the high school to move forward, it will require new school leadership.

Kevin Yates, a current principal intern at Julius West Middle School, will serve as acting principal, beginning May 13.

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This comes after a recent announcement that the junior varsity football coach was put on leave last month.

Coach Put On Leave During Probe Of Locker-Room Attack

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Four teens are charged as juveniles with rape and attempted rape in the attacks on four others. The suspects and victims have said it was part of a locker-room hazing ritual.