Music In Our Schools Month

Once again, music programs from across the country are celebrating Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM). The nationally recognized celebration, led by the National Association for Music Education, has been taking place since 1985. What began as an advocacy day in New York on March 14th, 1973 expanded nationwide to a month…

District Family Survey Results

During the month of November 2017, the David Douglas School District provided parents and guardians an opportunity to take our District Family Survey. Some 896 parents or guardians did. We first want to thank all of our families who took this survey. We care about and respect what our families think and…

Calling all 1970’s Alumni for Turn Back the Clock Night

ATTENTION: DAVID DOUGLAS 1970’S ALUMNI Go back in time to the grooviest decade of them all. Help us celebrate the dy-no-mite 1970’s at our Turn Back the Clock basketball game VS Gresham High School on Friday January 12th at the DDHS north gym. Game time begins at 7:30pm. Be there or be square! Here’s the low down: We will…

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2016-17 State Report Cards Released

The Oregon Department of Education produces yearly report cards for schools and districts. In 2013, the Oregon Department of Education released a redesigned school and district Report Card. This redesigned Report Card was the product of a year of review and revisions, led by an external Report Card Steering Committee and informed…

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Now Hiring

The David Douglas School District is currently hiring for bus drivers, custodians, and substitute cooks. There are multiple spots available as well as various time slots. Check out below which position may be right for you!   Bus Drivers Competitive Wages Paid Training Paid Holidays Health Benefits  &  Retirement Plan (if qualifications are met) 20…

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Watch School Board Meetings

David Douglas School Board meetings are now available to view online. Board meetings are live-streamed so you can watch them as they happen in real time. You can also go back and watch previous Board meetings that we have archived at our David Douglas Youtube channel. Board meetings are typically held at…

Response to MAX Train Attack

This letter is being translated into Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese and Somali. The translations will be posted as they are completed. Spanish     Russian     Vietnamese     Chinese     Somali   Dear David Douglas Community, Last Friday, a senseless act of violent hatred claimed the lives of two men and seriously wounded a…

School Funding Call to Action

Dear David Douglas Community, Our State Legislature is entering the final weeks of its session. As things currently stand, the state is facing a K-12 education funding crisis. It is now that your voices must be heard in Salem in order to protect the educational integrity of our schools. The David Douglas…

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Alice Ott again a Breakthrough School

Alice Ott Middle School has again been named a national Breakthrough School. Alice Ott joins 26 middle level and high schools redesignated as one of the National Association of Secondary School Principals’ (NASSP) 2017 Breakthrough Schools. NASSP recently evaluated each of these schools, originally recognized between 2011 and 2014, and determined that…

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A message to our community

Spanish     Russian     Vietnamese     Chinese     Somali Dear David Douglas Community, We are writing today to communicate and reaffirm that the David Douglas School District Staff and David Douglas School Board are committed to providing safe and respectful places of learning for ALL students. On November 16th, a communication was…