Become a SMART Reading Volunteer

SMART Reading is a literacy nonprofit committed to sparking joy through the magic of a shared book. The program concept is simple: pair an adult volunteer with a child for weekly shared reading sessions and provide children with books to keep. Volunteers model the joy of reading while supporting the child’s efforts…

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DDHS Fall Musical: Bye Bye Birdie

Tickets are available now for the Performing Arts Department’s fall production of the musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie! The Story A loving tribute of the 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll, Bye Bye Birdie remains as fresh and vibrant as ever. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he…

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote? There is an election on Nov. 8, and we have important decisions to make. Oregonians will choose a new governor. Portlanders will decide about a different way to govern the city. And here locally, our David Douglas community will vote on a building construction bond measure. To…

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Your Voice is Welcome

The David Douglas School Board highly values public input and wants to ensure that every voice in our District is welcomed. The School Board hears or accepts public comment toward the beginning of every regular School Board meeting. Regular School Board meetings are typically held on the 2nd Thursday of each month…

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Back-to-School Information

Welcome to the 2022-23 school year! Our staff has been hard at work preparing to welcome students back to school. As your family settles into the new school year, this information may be helpful. Stay Connected Communications The David Douglas School District communicates news, information and emergency notifications through a variety of…

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Introducing ParentSquare: Our New Communication Tool

David Douglas families, We are excited to announce that we have transitioned to a new communication platform. We now are using ParentSquare for District and school level communications. ParentSquare is designed to keep parents informed and make communicating easy. It provides a safe method for principals, teachers, staff, and parents/guardians to communicate…

Bus Service Registration and Bus Pass Program

Dear David Douglas School District Families, To enhance bus rider safety, we are implementing a few updates for bus riders. Beginning in fall 2022, to ride the bus, students must be registered for bus services and carry a badge. This program is designed to enhance bus rider safety by giving the Transportation…

Aug. 17 Gilbert Park Pantry Closed

Due to excessive heat, the Gilbert Park Pantry will be closed on Wednesday, August 17. The Thursday, August 18 pantry at DDHS will be open. For the most up-to-date pantry hours, visit the Food Resources webpage.

ESS Aspiring Teacher Scholarship

Last week ESS, an education staffing agency, awarded recent DDHS graduate Andreina Luviano their Aspiring Teacher Scholarship. Each year ESS awards a scholarship to a student who is furthering their education with the desire to go into the education field. Andreina graduated from DDHS this year and is currently a Grow Your…

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Kindergarten 2022-23

Kindergarten registration is open for children who will be 5 years old by September 1, 2022. If your child isn’t registered yet, we encourage families to register as soon as possible. Registering early gives incoming kindergarteners and their families the chance to get to know their teacher, become familiar with their school…