Women’s History Month

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month here at David Douglas. If you visit one of our schools this month you’ll likely glimpse a bulletin board, project or presentation honoring the occasion. The School Board recognized Women History Month at the Mar. 14 School Board meeting. In addition to this proclamation being read at…

Culturally Specific Family Engagement Events

Your Voice Matters Series – Session 2 The David Douglas School District is holding culturally specific family engagement events. In our continuing effort to listen to the voices of our families and students, David Douglas School District leaders will be hosting March family listening sessions.  Our goal is to provide time and…

Native American Advisory Group Meeting: March 4th

The David Douglas School District seeks to create a Native American/Alaska Native parent advisory group to help us reach out to our Native American community. Any Native American parent is invited to attend our Native American/Alaska Native Night to begin talking about the purpose and goals of this advisory group. The next meeting…

Budget Committee Opening

The David Douglas School District has an opening for its 2019 Budget Committee. The District is seeking a District resident to fill the position. The Budget Committee is made up of 14 members. Seven members are the current School Board members, while the remaining seven, including the vacant position, are citizens appointed…

Scots Angel Program

Program Overview The Scots Angel program at David Douglas High School raises money for kids and families in Medical Crisis. The program has raised over $75,000 in the past 12 years with the fundraising efforts of the DDHS student body and the entire David Douglas Community. The program also partners up with…

Donna Barber Outside Portrait

Meet Our New Board Member

Meet our new School Board Member! The School Board has appointed Donna Barber to Position 1 of our School Board. She will be sworn into office during the Nov. 8 Board meeting. Donna is the parent of students attending Fir Ridge, David Douglas High School and Alice Ott Middle School. She brings…

Volunteers Needed for SMART Program

Do you have one hour a week to volunteer? Become a SMART Reader and make a difference in our community. Reading is a critical part of empowering students to succeed in school and in life! Volunteer one hour a week to make a difference in the life of a child at Earl…

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The David Douglas School Board has issued a proclamation declaring Monday, Oct. 8 as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, recognizing the significant contributions to our society and District by the wide variety of people and cultures native to the Americas. More than 1,000 students in David Douglas, or 10% of all District students, self-identify…

PBOT Survey: 122nd Ave Plan

The Portland Bureau of Transportation has an online survey regarding 122nd Ave. Community members are invited to take the survey and share it with others who travel on 122nd Ave. PBOT wants feedback on how people use 122nd, what kind of improvements are most needed, problem areas and which evaluation criteria are…

Best Community for Music Education. Again.

The David Douglas School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Again. This is the ninth time our District has received this prestigious, national recognition of our music program. We are one of only two districts…