3 medals: From left to right. Photo of Francesca, OnPoint Prize logo and photo of Michelle Colbert

2019 OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education

We are very pleased to announce that two DDSD teachers were recognized by the OnPoint’s Prize for Excellence in Education – Educator of the Year contest! Francesca Aultman, a fifth grade teacher at Gilbert Heights, is one of two finalists nominated for the K-8 Educator of the Year award. Michelle Colbert, an…

Sampling of student artwork (3 images featured in a collage)

Student Art Show Open Until May 22nd

The David Douglas High School Student Art Show is on display May 9th through May 22nd in the South High School building (in the breezeway of the former District Office) located at 1500 SE 130th. Guests can stop by to view the show between 7:30am – 3:15pm on school days. School doors…

Collage of 20 photos of LP student

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.…

Colored squares with a variety of instruments

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…

Budget Committee Meetings

Budget Committee Meeting The first Budget Committee meeting for the 2019-2020 proposed budget will be held at 6:30pm on Monday, April 29th, in the board room located at 1500 SE 130th Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to hear comments from the public regarding the…

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…