East Glisan Street Update

As many residents have probably seen while driving in the area, the Portland Bureau of Transportation is working on road improvements on NE Glisan from NE 102nd to 162nd avenues. Work includes safer crossings, speeds, bus stops, and travel options. View the project’s story map for more details. Feedback PBOT received from…

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Science & Social Studies in the Garden

A Ron Russell class project has been flourishing over the summer! Last year, while studying Indigenous people of the western hemisphere, Ms. Archodominion’s 6th grade science and social studies students planted the Three Sisters: corn, beans and squash. This coming year’s students will harvest the Blue Iroquois corn to make blue masa…

New School Board Members Sworn In

Four School Board members – two returnees and two new – were sworn into office Thursday, July 11 to officially begin the new school year for the David Douglas School District. Donna Barber, appointed earlier this year to fill a vacancy on the Board, and 28-year Board veteran Frieda Christopher, were elected…

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Now Hiring Bus Drivers

Join David Douglas School District’s team of caring and professional school bus drivers. This part-time position includes paid training to achieve ODE Certification, district health benefits with four or more work hours, a retirement plan and $1,500 incentive! The incentive is issued in $500 increments after 6 months, 12, months, and 18…

CMNW working with an elementary class

Chamber Music Northwest: Music Education Access Program

Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW), one of the nation’s leading chamber music presenters, is enriching the lives of David Douglas School Districts students through their innovative Music Education Access Program. CMNW has been working in partnership with Floyd Light Middle School for over two years and with Ventura Park Elementary for a year.…

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Reaffirming Our Values

Chinese Russian Somali Spanish Vietnamese Dear David Douglas School District Families, As we enter the month of May and ultimately approach the end of the 2018-2019 school year we would like to take this opportunity to recognize and reaffirm our District’s commitment to our students, families, and community. A priority for the…

David Douglas Career Fair: May 11

David Douglas School District is hosting a career fair on Saturday, May 11th at Fir Ridge Campus (11215 SE Market Street) Join us between 10 am – 2 pm to connect with HR staff, administrators, supervisors and Community Sports program organizers. View flyer for more details

2019 CODE Teacher Leaders

David Douglas School District launched the Cadre of Distinguished Educators (CODE) in 2014. The program offers educators from every building and program the opportunity to engage in leadership in a variety of formats and structures. The CODE group of educators seek to elevate the practice of teaching and learning in our District.…

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Best Communities for Music Education Award

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. This is the tenth time our District has received this prestigious, national recognition of our music program. This year we are one of only three…