David Douglas students have PRIDE! We show PARTICIPATION when we get involved in our school community, come to class prepared and on time, and when we give consistent effort. We exhibit RESPECT when we treat others as we would want to be treated, follow the school rules, and take pride in our facilities. We demonstrate INTEGRITY by being responsible, doing the right thing, and being honest with ourselves and others. We value DIVERSITY when we appreciate differences, avoid assumptions about one another, and are open to learn. We strive for EXCELLENCE by being a positive influence on others, setting personal goals, and always trying our best.
As we observe Black History Month throughout the month of February, it is interesting to take a look back at where it all began. Harvard scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson, know as the “Father of Black History”, began promoting what was called Negro History Week in 1926 during the second week of… Read more »