Photo collage of Mariah Crumpler pictured with Superintendent Richardson, Director Spears and Principal Larson; with GYO logo and the words Congrats Mariah!

Our first Grow Your Own Graduate!

Our Staff of Color Affinity Group has created three Freedom Dreams, their hopes and demands for bringing true equity, diversity and inclusion to our curriculum, our professional development, and, in Freedom Dream #3, our hiring and retention of staff. Freedom Dream #3: We want to build a district culture that is unapologetic…

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School Board Appreciation

January is School Board Appreciation Month, and David Douglas has much to appreciate. The seven elected volunteers who make up our School Board have led as our District has navigated an extraordinarily difficult 2-year span for public education. Through COVID-19 shut downs, implementing a year of Comprehensive Distance Learning, enforcing COVID-19 safety…

Community Update

To Our David Douglas Families, As we prepare to close schools Thursday and Friday, we wanted to provide you with this update. First, we want you to know that with the exception of one elementary school our intent is to reopen schools on Tuesday, Jan. 18, following the long holiday weekend. Next…

Native American Parent Advisory Committee (NAPAC)

Join us and help elevate the voices of the next generation! The David Douglas School District is continuing its efforts to form strong relationships with our community by connecting with a Native American/Alaska Native Advisory Committee. Native parents and high school students can provide feedback and guidance to District leaders for our…

Scots Angels

Program Overview The Scots Angel program at David Douglas High School raises money for kids and families in medical crisis. The club has raised over $120,000 over the past 14 years with the fundraising efforts of the DDHS student body and the entire David Douglas Community. The program also partners up with…

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Board to Hear Bond Recommendations

The blueprint imagery used in this article and linked bond pages are not renderings of future plans. They are simply artwork created from existing building photographs. The David Douglas Bond Development Committee held the final of five meetings on Monday, Dec. 13, when it approved the framework of a roughly $150 million…

Support DDSD Kids While You Shop!

When shopping during this Holiday Season––as well as anytime of the year––remember as a non-profit organization, David Douglas Educational Foundation (DDEF), can be selected on AmazonSmile and Fred Meyer Rewards! At no cost to you, DDEF can receive funds from your purchases to support programs that will benefit all David Douglas students. Sign…

Help us Plan our Financial Future

The District is beginning to build our 2022-23 budget, and we need your help. The District also received millions of dollars from the Oregon Student Investment Act (SIA), and even more from the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) in response to the COVID pandemic. We are hosting a…

Aztec Dancers performing at the 2021 El Carnaval del Barrio

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

November 1st begins Native American Heritage Month (NAHM). This is a time to commemorate the rich and diverse cultures and traditions of Indigenous peoples.  At the same time, this is also an opportunity to educate ourselves about the challenges Native people have faced historically and in our current society. Not only is…

Photo of Board Member Gabriela Saldana-Lopez with the words School Board and David Douglas School District

Meet Our New School Board Member

The David Douglas School Board has selected a new school board member to complete the final two years of the unexpired term of former Board member Sahar Muranovic. Muranovic recently moved out of the District and was unable to complete her 4-year term. The Board selected Gabriela Saldana-Lopez, a proud graduate of…