2022-23 Budget Approved

The David Douglas Budget Committee has approved the District’s proposed budget for the 2022-23 school year. The $244 million budget was approved unanimously by the committee on May 2. The approved budget’s general fund, which pays for most day-to-day programming and salaries, is about $139.3 million, an $8 million increase over the…

Join us for Native American Cultural Night on May 20th

The DDHS Indigenous Student Club and the DDSD Native American Parent Advisory Council (NAPAC) have collaborated with community partners to host a Native American Cultural Night on Friday, May 20th! The free event is open to the public and will include music, dance, traditional foods, and workshops for all ages. Come join…

Meeting Notice: Budget 101 Workshop

A workshop of David Douglas School District will be held virtually from 6:00pm – 7:30pm on Thursday, April 21, 2022. To attend, at the time of the meeting, please visit this Google Meets link or join by phone by dialing (475) 222-3230 ‪and entering ID: 661 333 221#. The purpose of this…

Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

The David Douglas School District will hold a public meeting (to be available to watch live online here) to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 on the following dates: May 2, 2022 Budget Committee Meeting/Testimony received. The purpose of this meeting is to receive…

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Connect to Kindergarten

Join Us Thursday, April 21* Incoming Kindergarten Families: It’s time to prepare for kindergarten! Each spring we hold a special event for families who have a child beginning kindergarten in the fall. The evening gives students and families the chance to meet school staff, become familiar with their school and learn the…

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Engaging Families Through Digital Equity

Dear David Douglas School District Community: We live in an interconnected world that requires us to master technological tools and develop the necessary skills to be able to belong and interact with others. Digital inequity for many families may have adverse effects on children’s learning and development as information, services and opportunities…

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National School Counseling Week: Feb 7-11

At David Douglas School District we are fortunate to have highly qualified school counselors at every level. They are actively engaged in helping students examine their abilities, strengths, interests and talents. They work in a partnership with parents as they encounter the challenges of raising children in today’s world. Counselors focus on…

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Our first Grow Your Own Graduate!

Our Staff of Color Affinity Group has created three Freedom Dreams, their hopes and demands for bringing true equity, diversity and inclusion to our curriculum, our professional development, and, in Freedom Dream #3, our hiring and retention of staff. Freedom Dream #3: We want to build a district culture that is unapologetic…

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School Board Appreciation

January is School Board Appreciation Month, and David Douglas has much to appreciate. The seven elected volunteers who make up our School Board have led as our District has navigated an extraordinarily difficult 2-year span for public education. Through COVID-19 shut downs, implementing a year of Comprehensive Distance Learning, enforcing COVID-19 safety…