Your Voice Matters SSA Survey Results

Earlier this fall, we asked our community to complete a survey and attend several community meetings to give us your spending priorities. Next school year, the District expects to begin receiving between $5 million and $8 million in new Student Success Act (SSA) state funds to invest in our schools, and we needed…

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Nominate a Teacher Now!

It’s time to nominate top notch teachers for the opportunity to be named 2021 Multnomah Regional Teacher of the Year! Anyone can nominate a teacher by visiting the Oregon Teacher of Year website. The nomination window closes January 31st, 2020. The Nomination Process Regional nominations are open until January 31st, 2020 Each…

School’s in Session!

Classes for the 2019-2020 academic year in David Douglas School District began with an awesome start this week on Tuesday and Wednesday at our high schools, three middle schools, and nine elementary schools. The first day of school is one that David Douglas staff spends months preparing for and looks forward to…

New Principal Named at Ron Russell Middle School

We are pleased to announce that Michael Contreras has been selected as the new principal of Ron Russell Middle school. He will assume the role on July 1, 2019. Contreras was named as the successor to departing principal Thu Truong, who is leaving for a new position after two years as RRMS…

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Reaffirming Our Values

Chinese Russian Somali Spanish Vietnamese Dear David Douglas School District Families, As we enter the month of May and ultimately approach the end of the 2018-2019 school year we would like to take this opportunity to recognize and reaffirm our District’s commitment to our students, families, and community. A priority for the…

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Changes to the 2018-19 School Calendar

Dear David Douglas Families, This communication is to inform you that the David Douglas School District has made changes to this year’s school calendar. Wednesday, May 8: All David Douglas schools will be closed Thursday, June 13: Full day of school Friday, June 14: Students last day of school (1/2 day) The…

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…

National Award Winning Teacher J Geurts

Local Middle School Teacher Receives Prestigious National 180 Educator Award for Unwavering Commitment to Student Math Achievement In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Week, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt celebrates J Geurts of Floyd Light Middle School for her efforts to help struggling students succeed Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced…