Collage layout with three photos of workshop attendees checking in and sitting at cafeteria tables with laptops

Engaging Families Through Digital Equity

Dear David Douglas School District Community: We live in an interconnected world that requires us to master technological tools and develop the necessary skills to be able to belong and interact with others. Digital inequity for many families may have adverse effects on children’s learning and development as information, services and opportunities…

Masks Optional Beginning March 14

To Our David Douglas Community, Students and adults entering David Douglas schools and facilities will no longer be required to wear masks as of Monday, March 14, though mask wearing continues to be encouraged, supported and welcomed for those who want or need that proven extra protection. As you likely are aware, the State of Oregon…

Warehouse driver Chris Wilks taking a delivery into the District office. District van pictured behind him

Classified Employees Week

Celebrate with Us! Each year at this time, the David Douglas School District joins school districts from throughout Oregon to honor our staff members who do the heavy lifting and behind-the-scenes work to make our schools great places to teach and learn. March 7-11 is Classified School Employees Week. While our students…

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 Alaska Native students,…

Fentanyl Warning

To Our David Douglas District Families,Sadly, over the past couple of days two Portland-area teenagers have died after what were believed to be accidental overdoses of the synthetic opioid Fentanyl. Neither of these students were attending school in David Douglas, though one of them did grow up in our District before moving…

Budget Survey – Help Develop Our Investment Plan

We are about to begin assembling our District budget for the 2022-23 school year. But we need your help. Please take our survey below to tell us what our spending priorities should be for next year. We encourage parents, guardians, students, staff and community partners to let us know what you think.…

Photo collage of Mariah Crumpler pictured with Superintendent Richardson, Director Spears and Principal Larson; with GYO logo and the words Congrats Mariah!

Our first Grow Your Own Graduate!

Our Staff of Color Affinity Group has created three Freedom Dreams, their hopes and demands for bringing true equity, diversity and inclusion to our curriculum, our professional development, and, in Freedom Dream #3, our hiring and retention of staff. Freedom Dream #3: We want to build a district culture that is unapologetic…

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…