Women's History Month March 1-5

Celebrating Women’s History Month: March 1-5

March is Women’s History Month! David Douglas students and staff are recognizing and uplifting historical and contemporary women in our community and around the world. We seek to expand our current understanding of history, widening our lens to an intersectional, global perspective. Each week in March we will be sharing a presentation created…

High School World Language Adoption: Community Review

World Language instructional materials are up for adoption. The adoption of instructional materials, which follows ODE’s seven-year adoption cycle, will be ready for our Spanish Levels 1-3 and French Levels 1-3 classrooms in Fall 2021. Our high school World Language Department has spent the last year and a half reviewing instructional materials. After…

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Celebrating Black History Month: 22-26

To help us commemorate Black History Month, the David Douglas School District’s Staff of Color Affinity Group has put together a presentation of instructional materials that will be updated each Monday this month. The following slides were created by Etema Banks (DDHS), Vanessa Crawley (Mill Park), Muhammad Rahman (Floyd Light), Taye Spears…

DDSD Celebrates Black History Month - Feb 15-19

Celebrating Black History Month: 15-19

To help us commemorate Black History Month, the David Douglas School District’s Staff of Color Affinity Group has put together a presentation of instructional materials that will be updated each Monday this month. The following slides were created by Etema Banks (DDHS), Vanessa Crawley (Mill Park), Muhammad Rahman (Floyd Light), Taye Spears…

Limited In-Person Instruction

To our David Douglas District Families and Staff: The David Douglas School Board has unanimously affirmed our intent to continue providing high-quality Comprehensive Distance Learning (CDL) for all students through the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. To be clear, the David Douglas School District was always going to provide CDL for…

DDSD Celebrates Black History Month - Feb 8-12

Celebrating Black History Month: Feb. 8-12

To help us commemorate Black History Month, the David Douglas School District’s Staff of Color Affinity Group has put together a presentation of instructional materials that will be updated each Monday this month. The following slides were created by Etema Banks (DDHS), Vanessa Crawley (Mill Park), Muhammad Rahman (Floyd Light), Taye Spears…

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Introducing the Family Cafe

Dear David Douglas Families, We’re excited to announce a new virtual community meeting space that we’re rolling out in February! Please join us as we launch Family Cafe: Together Strong. Each month the Family Cafe will explore a different topic through a safe and trusting learning space. Families and staff will have…

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Congrats to our DDHS Music Teacher Jennifer Brooks!

We are pleased to announce that our David Douglas High School music teacher and David Douglas District music coordinator, Jennifer Brooks, has been selected by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Music Committee to receive a Section award representing Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming! Brooks began teaching…

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School Board Recognition Month

It’s cliché by now, but also true. It’s been an extremely difficult year for everybody – students, our families, school staff and, of course, our School Board members. For nearly a year now, our all-volunteer School Board has been meeting virtually and steering our District through a pandemic shut down, a racial…

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David Douglas Dads Club Tree Recycling

When the time comes to dispose of your tree, keep the David Douglas Dads Club’s tree recycling program in mind. Their annual program gives student clubs, teams and organizations the opportunity to raise funds for their group by assisting with tree collection. Groups interested in participating this year can sign up by…