Budget Committee Opening(s)

The David Douglas School District has opening(s) for its 2023 Budget Committee. The District is seeking District residents to fill the positions. The Budget Committee is made up of 14 members. Seven members are the current School Board members, while the remaining seven, including the vacant position(s), are residents appointed by the…

Join our Bond Oversight Committee

Are you interested in helping guide our school bond construction projects? As you know, voters in our school district approved a $140 million bond measure last November. Over the next few years, these funds will be used to make safety and other improvements to all of our buildings, create additional preschool space…

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Expanding Preschool Options

The David Douglas School District is a step closer to providing preschool for all District families who want it. The District has been approved for 126 additional preschool slots through Multnomah County’s Preschool For All grant program. The additional slots will allow David Douglas to achieve its long-standing goal of providing preschool…

Winter Weather Procedures

As winter arrives we all must be prepared for the possibility of snow and ice creating hazards during the school commute. If winter weather causes dangerous road conditions, we will either delay the start of school by two hours or close for the day entirely. When this happens, we will share the…

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…