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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…

Pride Month

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 19, the David Douglas School Board read a proclamation that concludes: “BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the David Douglas School Board of Directors strongly encourages…

Meet the New Elementary Principals

The David Douglas School District is excited to announce the selection of new principals to lead three of our elementary schools beginning with the 2021-22 school year. Beginning July 1, Shannon Deems will lead Gilbert Heights Elementary, Matt Soule will lead Cherry Park Elementary, and Holly Wilkes will lead Lincoln Park Elementary.…

Join us for Summer Intercambio!

Dear David Douglas Families, You’re invited to our Summer Intercambio! A language exchange, o intercambio, is a meeting space for people to practice a new language with a native speaker in a conversational, informal setting. The exchange happens when two or more people learn from each other.  Our mission is to implement…

Photo of Board Member Hoa Nguyen with the words School Board and David Douglas School District

New School Board Member

Please join us in congratulating and welcoming Hoa Nguyen, our new David Douglas School Board member. Nguyen won the May 18 election to Position 3 on the Board and will take office July 8, the first scheduled Board meeting of the new term. She replaces Christine Larsen, who did not run for…

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Tickets on Sale Now for Two DDHS Shows!

We’re very excited to announce that the David Douglas High School Theater Department is presenting two shows this month! Buy your tickets now! There’s no better way to wrap the school year and celebrate all that students, staff and families have accomplished during distance and hybrid learning. The theater department has done…

Budget Hearing – June 17

A public meeting of David Douglas School District No. 40 will be held on June 17, 2021, at 7:00 pm at https://www.youtube.com/user/DavidDouglasSD/live. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 as approved by the David Douglas School District No. 40 Budget Committee. Public…

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Kindergarten Registration

Register Now Kindergarten registration is open for children who will be 5 years old by September 1. If your child isn’t registered yet, we encourage families to register as soon as possible. Registering before fall gives incoming kindergarteners and their families the chance to get to know their teacher, become familiar with…

Grow Your Own Logo (those words with "We see you" and a tree with hands); empty classroom background image

Grow Your Own

The David Douglas School District is among the most broadly diverse in Oregon. We are 64% students of color, including Latinx, Asian, Black, Indigenous and students who identify as multi-racial. They speak dozens of different languages from across the world.  Diversity is arguably our greatest strength as a school district. But when…

Budget Meeting Notice: April 29

The David Douglas School District Budget Committee held its first meeting on April 26, 2021 to consider the Proposed 2021-22 Budget. The committee determined to have another budget meeting on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. to be available to watch live online athttps://www.youtube.com/user/DavidDouglasSD/live). Any person may ask questions about and…