Best Community for Music Education. Again.

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. Again. This is the ninth time our District has received this prestigious, national recognition of our music program. We are one of only two districts…

SafeOregon

All schools in the David Douglas School District are now connected with SafeOregon. SafeOregon is a program created for Oregon students, parents, school staff, community members and law enforcement officers to report and respond to bullying, racism, discrimination, harassment, violence, threats and drug concerns. District administrators have been trained in how to…

Native American Advisory Group Upcoming Meetings

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. The next meeting…

Local Family Activities

Looking for some new activities to entertain the family? Check out these inexpensive ideas around town. Before you visit one of these venues, please double check their website or call ahead for up-to-date details, incase their hours, rates or programming has changed.   Craft Workshops Home Depot Free Offers a kids workshop the…

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Volunteers Needed for SMART Program

Become a SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) reader at one of our elementary schools! SMART is currently in need of volunteers now through mid-May. Volunteers, read one-on-one with students grades K-3. The consistent, one-on-one time helps build literacy skills and self-confidence. SMART is fun and further encourages children to read outside the classroom…

FLMS FRC Collaboration Project Athlete/Competitor

Floyd Light MS & Fir Ridge Campus Collaboration

Two DDSD schools recently worked on a very neat collaborative project together. At Floyd Light Middle School, Jeanne Drake’s 8th grade Advanced English students created very thoughtful poems about what it feels like to be 13/14 years old. Then Michelle Colbert’s art students, at Fir Ridge, created water color illustrations to accompany…

School Radon Testing Plan

In 2015, the Oregon Legislature passed a law requiring all school districts to develop a plan for radon testing in all of its buildings. Accordingly, the David Douglas School District has developed a state-approved plan and has begun implementing its testing program. The health and safety of our students and staff is…