Celebrating Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

One out of every four students in the David Douglas School District proudly claims Hispanic/Latinx heritage. As we do with all students, we treasure and celebrate these students every day. From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we get to give special recognition as the nation celebrates National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month. Our Latinx…

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Complete the 2020 Census – Time is running out!

We have until September 30th to make sure ALL of us are counted. Let’s show our diversity and be seen! Why it’s so Important For every person not counted in the 2020 Census, our community will lose $4,600 every year over the next decade for valuable community programs like education, healthcare and…

2021 Budget Committee Openings

The David Douglas School District has two openings for its 2021 Budget Committee. The District is seeking District residents to fill the positions. The Budget Committee is made up of 14 members. Seven members are the current School Board members, while the remaining seven, including the vacant positions, are residents appointed by…

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Pride Month 2020

The David Douglas School District recognizes June as LGBTQ+ Pride Month! We stand with and support, appreciate and honor our LGBTQ+ students, families, and staff. On June 11, the David Douglas School Board read a proclamation that concludes: “BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the David Douglas School Board of Directors strongly encourages…

Class of 2020 Graduation Videos

David Douglas High School and Fir Ridge Campus seniors have officially graduated! The last few months of their educational years didn’t unfold as traditionally envisioned. Nevertheless, we are full of pride for their accomplishment and excited to see what they do next. Not being able to hold traditional graduation ceremonies, the high…

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Family Resources – Summer 2020

For the latest information please visit this page Family Resources During the Coronavirus Pandemic Activities   Family Technology Support   Child Care   Food Resources   Health Care   Housing Assistance Resources   Learning Resources   Mental Health Resources   Preventing the Spread of Virus   Senior Resources   Meals/Food Pantries Our free…

School Resource Officers

David Douglas School Board Chair Andrea Valderrama released a statement today that she would bring a resolution next week to the School Board terminating the District’s agreements with the Portland Police Bureau and discontinuing our use of School Resource Officers (SROs). The resolution also directs the Superintendent to cease any further negotiations…

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TITLE VI — FORMULA GRANT THROUGH THE OFFICE OF INDIAN EDUCATION David Douglas School District will host a virtual public hearing regarding our application for the Indian Education Formula Grant Program (Title VI) to provide Indian students with the opportunity to meet the same challenging state standards as all other students, and…

Facilities Planning Committee

David Douglas community: We need your help to create our long-term future. The David Douglas School District is embarking on a facility planning process. We value a collaborative process with our community to determine how our schools could be improved to best support our students’ learning over the next years and decades.…