Menlo Park in Temporary Remote Learning

Dear Menlo Park Elementary Families, We are sorry to have to let you know that because of an ongoing high level of staff absences, we are moving to temporary remote learning starting tomorrow, January 20th. Our staff absentee level has hovered in the 20-25% range for much of the past 2 weeks,…

Community Update

To Our David Douglas Families, As we prepare to close schools Thursday and Friday, we wanted to provide you with this update. First, we want you to know that with the exception of one elementary school our intent is to reopen schools on Tuesday, Jan. 18, following the long holiday weekend. Next…

Closure Jan. 13-14

To Our David Douglas District Families, As you all know, cases of COVID-19 continue to spike in large part because of the rapid spread of the Omicron variant. Infections of our staff and students are accelerating quickly. We expect this acceleration to continue as this month goes on. We are at the…

Native American Parent Advisory Committee (NAPAC)

Join us and help elevate the voices of the next generation! The David Douglas School District is continuing its efforts to form strong relationships with our community by connecting with a Native American/Alaska Native Advisory Committee. Native parents and high school students can provide feedback and guidance to District leaders for our…

Scots Angels

Program Overview The Scots Angel program at David Douglas High School raises money for kids and families in medical crisis. The club has raised over $120,000 over the past 14 years with the fundraising efforts of the DDHS student body and the entire David Douglas Community. The program also partners up with…

Changes to COVID Protocols

David Douglas District Families, We want to wish all of our families a restorative and celebratory Winter Break filled with friends, family, peace and relaxation. This school year continues to be challenging for all of us, and we hope that you are able to take some time to simply recoup. We also…

Winter Weather Procedures

As winter arrives, we all have to be aware of the possibility of getting snow and ice, which can create hazards getting to and from school. If snow or ice on the roads creates a danger, we will often delay the start of school two hours or even close schools entirely. When…

Support DDSD Kids While You Shop!

When shopping during this Holiday Season––as well as anytime of the year––remember as a non-profit organization, David Douglas Educational Foundation (DDEF), can be selected on AmazonSmile and Fred Meyer Rewards! At no cost to you, DDEF can receive funds from your purchases to support programs that will benefit all David Douglas students. Sign…

YouthTruth Survey – Fall 2021

David Douglas District Families, As we do every year, we are asking our families to complete our annual YouthTruth family survey. Beginning November 29th schools will be contacting parents/guardians via email with an invitation and a link to complete the survey. This anonymous survey is critically important to us. It tells us…

Help us Plan our Financial Future

The District is beginning to build our 2022-23 budget, and we need your help. The District also received millions of dollars from the Oregon Student Investment Act (SIA), and even more from the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) in response to the COVID pandemic. We are hosting a…