Craig Topolski Read 180 Award

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.…

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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…

Kienle Honor Roll

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…

Audio Visual Guidelines

Use of Audio-Visual Materials All staff must inform the building principal, in writing, of any/all audio-visual materials obtained from sources other than the usual sources: district and building collections. All audio-visual materials (including video-tape and off-air copies programs) need to meet the same standards for selection as textbooks, library books and audio-visual…

State Report Cards 14-15

State Report Cards Released

On Oct. 15, the Oregon Department of Education released its annual school report cards, which assess how schools in Oregon are performing, including David Douglas schools. Schools receive an overall rating of Level 1 through 5 based on their students’ growth, performance, and outcomes. Level 1 schools represent the bottom 5% of…

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Our Mission; Our Vision

Over the past year, dozens of David Douglas educators came together to try to put into words who we are as a community and what we stand for as a school district. As a community of teachers and learners, what is our vision and mission? What do we believe? What are our…

Ron Russell Teacher of the Year

Ron Russell Teacher Named Educator of the Year

  Pictured from left to right: Rob Stuart, President/CEO OnPoint Community Credit Union; Kevin Topolski, K-8 Educator of the Year from Ron Russell Middle School; Eric Smedsrud, 9-12 Educator of the Year from Mountain View High School; Joe Donlon, KGW NewsChannel 8. Photo by: Alan Weiner Photography OnPoint Community Credit Union Names…

Staff recognitions Feb 2015

District Educators Recognized

David Douglas has recently enjoyed another flurry of regional and statewide honors for some of the men and women who work tirelessly to provide our students with every opportunity to succeed and thrive. Most recently, Barb Kienle, Director of Student Services, has been named Oregon’s 2015 Outstanding Administrator by the Oregon Association of Vocational Special…

Illness Tips

Help cut down on the spread of germs by remembering to wash your hands throughout the day. The following is a guide to when your child should stay home and when they can return to school after being ill. Fever greater than 100.5 degrees Can return when temperature is below 100 degrees…