2019 CODE Teacher Leaders

David Douglas School District launched the Cadre of Distinguished Educators (CODE) in 2014. The program offers educators from every building and program the opportunity to engage in leadership in a variety of formats and structures. The CODE group of educators seek to elevate the practice of teaching and learning in our District.…

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Best Communities for Music Education Award

The David Douglas School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. This is the tenth time our District has received this prestigious, national recognition of our music program. This year we are one of only three…

Budget Committee Meetings

Budget Committee Meeting The first Budget Committee meeting for the 2019-2020 proposed budget will be held at 6:30pm on Monday, April 29th, in the board room located at 1500 SE 130th Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to hear comments from the public regarding the…

Women’s History Month

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month here at David Douglas. If you visit one of our schools this month you’ll likely glimpse a bulletin board, project or presentation honoring the occasion. The School Board recognized Women History Month at the Mar. 14 School Board meeting. In addition to this proclamation being read at…

Culturally Specific Family Engagement Events

Your Voice Matters Series – Session 2 The David Douglas School District is holding culturally specific family engagement events. In our continuing effort to listen to the voices of our families and students, David Douglas School District leaders will be hosting March family listening sessions.  Our goal is to provide time and…

Native American Advisory Group Meeting: March 4th

The David Douglas School District seeks to create a Native American/Alaska Native parent advisory group to help us reach out to our Native American community. Any Native American parent is invited to attend our Native American/Alaska Native Night to begin talking about the purpose and goals of this advisory group. The next meeting…

Budget Committee Opening

The David Douglas School District has an opening for its 2019 Budget Committee. The District is seeking a District resident to fill the position. The Budget Committee is made up of 14 members. Seven members are the current School Board members, while the remaining seven, including the vacant position, are citizens appointed…

Scots Angel Program

Program Overview The Scots Angel program at David Douglas High School raises money for kids and families in Medical Crisis. The program has raised over $75,000 in the past 12 years with the fundraising efforts of the DDHS student body and the entire David Douglas Community. The program also partners up with…

Donna Barber Outside Portrait

Meet Our New Board Member

Meet our new School Board Member! The School Board has appointed Donna Barber to Position 1 of our School Board. She will be sworn into office during the Nov. 8 Board meeting. Donna is the parent of students attending Fir Ridge, David Douglas High School and Alice Ott Middle School. She brings…

Volunteers Needed for SMART Program

Do you have one hour a week to volunteer? Become a SMART Reader and make a difference in our community. Reading is a critical part of empowering students to succeed in school and in life! Volunteer one hour a week to make a difference in the life of a child at Earl…