Schools Closed March 16-31

Note: Since this article was written, the Oregon schools closure was extended through April 28th. For the latest information, please visit this page. School Closure Letter To Our David Douglas Community, Governor Kate Brown has ordered all schools in Oregon to close beginning Monday, March 16 and remaining closed until April 1.…

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Celebrating Black History Month

Join us this February as we celebrate Black History Month, a time to reflect on the rich culture and immense contributions of African Americans to our society. Locally, it is important to note that African American families are playing a central role in the increasing diversity of the David Douglas School District.…

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…