School Funding Call to Action

  Dear David Douglas Community, Our State Legislature is entering the final weeks of its session. As things currently stand, the state is facing a K-12 education funding crisis. It is now that your voices must be heard in Salem in order to protect the educational integrity of our schools. The David… Read more »

2015-16 Special Education Report Cards

Under the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004, the Oregon Department of Education publishes an annual Special Education report card for each district. In reviewing the 2015-16 Report Card, I would like to highlight the following areas where we met or exceeded the state target: Students included in… Read more »

One Act Festival

See over 100 Student present their own work for their peers! The festival includes a huge diversity of shows from silly mashups to moving dramas!

Native American Advisory Group

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. This meeting… Read more »

David Douglas Again Named Top Music District

For the 7th consecutive year, the David Douglas School District has been named one of the nation’s Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants). Only 527 districts nationwide — and just two in Oregon — received the distinction for 2017. The Culver School District was the other… Read more »

Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

  NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING   The David Douglas School District will hold a public meeting to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 on the following dates:   May 1, 2017 Budget Committee Meeting/Testimony received. The purpose of the meeting is to receive… Read more »

Inclusive District Resolution

The David Douglas School Board has adopted an Inclusive District Resolution. This resolution outlines how David Douglas will protect every student from discrimination and harassment. The adopted resolution is attached below in the following languages: English, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese and Somali.   English:                … Read more »

Music in Our Schools Month

Once again, music programs from across the country are celebrating Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM). The nationally recognized celebration, led by the National Association for Music Education, has been taking place since 1985. What began as an advocacy day in New York on March 14th, 1973 expanded nationwide to a month long… Read more »

SBAC Opt-out

  This letter is also available in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese and Somali   Dear Parent/Guardian Statewide assessments are just around the corner, and I want to remind parents/guardians of their rights to opt their children out of these tests. Last spring, students in the David Douglas School District and around Oregon… Read more »

District Graduation Rate Trends Upward

The Oregon Department of Education has released statewide graduation rates from 2015-16. David Douglas High School continued to trend upward, as it has for the past several years. DDHS continues to outperform the state average, especially among districts with a similar demographic makeup. The ODE has highlighted the work at DDHS, and… Read more »