District Considers Bond Measure

To Our David Douglas School District community, The David Douglas School District is considering placing a capital construction bond measure on the ballot for the May 17, 2022 primary election. The DDSD School Board earlier this year unanimously authorized the district to begin the process of developing a bond package.   Specific details…

Budget Committee Vacancy

The David Douglas School District has an opening for its 2022 Budget Committee. The District is seeking District residents 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 residents appointed by…

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Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month

We are so excited to be celebrating Latinx Heritage Month! We have had an awesome team of Latinx staff across the district working on this project since before the end of last school year so that we could kick off the month of September 15-October 15 prepared! Our team includes, Aide Valerio-Juarez,…

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We’re Hiring Helpers!

Earn great pay and benefits all while helping to improve the lives of the children and families of the David Douglas School District. Mr. Rogers always told kids to look for the helpers. We are currently hiring “helpers” in our schools to work in instructional support, transportation, custodial services and nutrition services.…

Elementary Welcome Back Information

Our nine elementary school principals came together to produce this welcome back video for all of our elementary school families. In this video, they share useful information about what the beginning of the 2021-22 school year will look like. This video has been translated into Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Somali and Chinese. As you…

District Seeks School Board Applicants

The David Douglas School Board seeks applicants to fill a pending vacancy on the Board. Board member Sahar Muranovic has resigned from Board Position 4, effective July 31, 2021. The School Board intends to select a replacement Board member during its Oct. 14 Board meeting.  The appointed applicant will be sworn in…

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Resources for Staying Cool During Extreme Heat

211info 211info connects people with health and social service organizations. During a heat wave, they help people find safe places to escape the heat. Visit the 211info website for a list of cooling centers and tips for staying cool in extreme heat. Multnomah County Cooling Centers View a list of cooling centers Free…

You’re Invited to a Picnic Party!

Support the David Douglas Educational Foundation – Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy an afternoon of music and conversation. Help the DDHS Class of ’71 celebrate its 50th Reunion and the David Douglas Educational Foundation celebrate its 30 Year anniversary by joining them for a picnic party on Saturday, August 21! The event…

Mount Hood Cable Regulatory Commission Technology Grant

The Mount Hood Cable Regulatory Commission recently awarded David Douglas School District a technology grant for the “Engaging Families through Digital Equity” project. The project seeks to cultivate historically underserved families’ and students’ joint technology engagement. DDSD will engage about 15 families through three in-person, hands-on training sessions designed to increase comfort…

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Summer Activities

Community Events See Me. iAm. HEAR: A Creative Activation of Youth Voices of Color July 31: 12 – 4pm | Portland Art Museum Courtyard and Madison Street Plaza The Portland Art Museum is collaborating with the City of Portland’s “Supporting Community Healing with Art” initiative and many partners to transform the Madison Plaza into…