Help Us Build a MakerSpace

Donate here David Douglas Educational Foundation (DDEF) in partnership with David Douglas High School just kicked off a crowdfunding campaign and it will run through May 9th.  The funds will be spent on equipment for the new MakerSpace at the high school. Their goal is to raise $15,000! DDEF has a sponsor who will… Read more »

Sing! Sing! Sing!

DDSD is celebrating Music In Our Schools Month with the first ever Sing! Sing! Sing! event from 6:30-8:30pm on Monday, March 6th at Ron Russell Middle School. All DDSD students, staff and their families are encouraged to join. Participants will learn parts for three songs, then come together to sing in harmony…. Read more »

How to get emergency notifications

The David Douglas School District sends emergency communications in several ways. Here are the options you have for receiving notifications in the event of a weather closure, power outage, natural disaster, or other school crisis.   FlashAlert Newswire and Messenger FlashAlert is the system David Douglas and other districts use to get… Read more »

DD Music Teacher Leads National Committee

David Douglas music teacher Jennifer Brooks-Muller has been selected to chair the committee that governs high school music programs throughout the United States. Brooks-Muller, who began teaching at David Douglas High School in 1998, is now the Chair of the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) Music Committee. The NFHS is the… Read more »

Employee Benefits Open Enrollment

It’s open enrollment time! Mandatory open enrollment will go from Monday, August 15, 2016, through Thursday, September 8, 2016, 5:00 pm. During this time all employees need to go online and select the plans that they would like to enroll in for the 2016-17 (October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017) plan year. This… Read more »

DDHS Counselor Invited to the White House

Shawna Myers, a DDHS counselor, just returned from an exciting trip to Washington D.C. Shawna was invited to participate in the 2016 “Beating the Odds” Summit. The event, led by first lady Michelle Obama, focused on strategies to help more students successfully transition to and complete college. The annual summit hosted 130… Read more »

Superintendent Selection Process

The David Douglas School Board has voted unanimously to seek a replacement for outgoing Superintendent Don Grotting through an internal search process. The Board hopes to name a new Superintendent at its July 14 meeting. Grotting announced this week that he is leaving David Douglas to become the new Superintendent of the… Read more »

Floyd Light Teacher Wins National Honor

Craig Topolski, a reading teacher at Floyd Light Middle School, has been named one of only six recipients of the prestigious 2016 180 Educator Awards.  The awards, now in their tenth year, honor educators across the United States for helping struggling students turn their lives around by building their reading and math literacy…. Read more »

David Douglas Music Program Honored

Every year the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) recognizes districts across the nation as the Best Communities for Music Education (BCME). David Douglas School District is among the 476 districts named this year. Four Oregon districts were honored. This accolade recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders… Read more »

Kienle Named to National Honor Roll

David Douglas Student Services Director Barbara Kienle has been named to Kaiser Permanente’s Thriving Schools national Honor Roll. Every day in our schools there are ordinary people doing extraordinary work to build a healthier future for the students, staff and teachers. These are the folks, who when faced with obstacles, look beyond… Read more »