Virtual Online School Option

The David Douglas School District will be offering a 100% on-line virtual program for students K-12 during the 2021-2022 school year. We are excited to offer this option for students and believe it will provide another opportunity for students to access their education. We also believe this may be a good option…

Student Vaccine Appointments

The major hospital systems in our area would like to invite teens ages 16 and above, as well as their family members, to get vaccinated against COVID-19! To assist in that effort, metro-area school districts are coordinating group appointments and, in some cases, transportation options. The Pfizer vaccine is the only one…

Budget Meeting Notice: April 29

The David Douglas School District Budget Committee held its first meeting on April 26, 2021 to consider the Proposed 2021-22 Budget. The committee determined to have another budget meeting on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. to be available to watch live online athttps://www.youtube.com/user/DavidDouglasSD/live). Any person may ask questions about and…

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Kate Barker 2021 Principal of the Year

Cherry Park Elementary Principal Kate Barker has been named a National Distinguished Principal, which makes her Oregon’s 2021 Elementary Principal of the Year. Craig Hawkins, Executive Director of the Coalition of Oregon School Administrators (COSA), made the surprise announcement April 13 during a virtual and tear-filled meeting of David Douglas elementary principals.…

2021 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.…

Budget Meeting Notice

The David Douglas School District will hold a public meeting (to be available to watch live online athttps://www.youtube.com/user/DavidDouglasSD/live) to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 on the following dates: April 26 & 29, 2021: Budget Committee Meeting/Testimony received. The purpose of these meetings is…

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DDSD Strategic Plan 2021-26

The David Douglas School Board has adopted a new strategic plan that will guide the District’s work over the next five years. The David Douglas Strategic Plan articulates our guiding principles and establishes and defines four focus areas that the District will prioritize through 2026. The District spent the last year engaging…

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TITLE VI — FORMULA GRANT THROUGH THE OFFICE OF INDIAN EDUCATION David Douglas School District will host a virtual public hearing regarding our application for the Indian Education Formula Grant Program (Title VI).  This program is designed to address the unique cultural, language, and educationally related academic needs of American Indian and…

State Assessment Waiver

State-Mandated Testing Under the Student Assessment Bill of Rights, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and Oregon’s school districts must provide families with a “Notice of Statewide Tests and Opt-out Form” before the start of statewide testing. This year, school has been significantly disrupted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and other factors.…

Return to School Schedule

To our David Douglas Elementary Families, Spring Break is just around the corner, and we are hoping that you and your students will have time next week to refresh, relax and enjoy time together. As you know, we are reopening our elementary schools for in-person instruction after Spring Break. We wanted to…