Mosaic style collage in DDSD greens and portrait photos of new administrators

New Administrators for 2022-23

The David Douglas School District will have new principals at five schools for the 2022-23 school year. The District has three additional new administrators and has also named an interim principal to the position permanently. Meet our new administrators: Lindsay DeFazio, Earl Boyles Elementary Principal Lindsay DeFazio has been selected as Principal…

Free Summer Meals for Kids

Portland Parks and Recreation Lunch + Play Portland Parks and Recreation’s Summer Free for All program is back! Throughout the summer they will be hosting free concerts, movies, performances and meals for kids! Visit their website for details and schedules. Lunch + Play is a daily drop-in program with on-site staff providing…

Scrapbook theme layout with a ceremony photo from each graduation

2022 Graduation Ceremonies

Our class of 2022 has graduatuated! Recordings of the David Douglas High School and Fir Ridge Campus ceremonies are available here: DDHS 2022 Graduation Fir Ridge Campus 2022 Graduation

Wendy Reese, Lisa Lewis, Heidi Wilson, Donna Yarbrough, Mikhelle Kim in their cap and gowns

Meet Our 2022 Grow Your Own Program Graduates!

David Douglas, please join me in congratulating our 2022 DDSD GYO graduates! Ten graduates have completed the requirements to become licensed educators this year. In direct alignment with the DDSD Strategic and Equity Plan, we have prioritized our efforts to recruit, hire, support, retain, and continually develop a workforce that is racially…

Public Hearing Notice for 2022-23 Budget

A public meeting of David Douglas School District No. 40 will be held on June 16, 2022, at 7:00 pm at 1500 SE 130th Avenue, Portland, OR 97233 and also streamed live at https://www.youtube.com/user/DavidDouglasSD/live. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, as approved…

Four art samples of student work, including a portrait of someone wearing a mask, a sunset, a silhouette with the words "Good for the Soul" and a turtle swimming

Fir Ridge Virtual Showcase

Every year Fir Ridge Campus hosts a showcase that highlights the multi-talented students in their building. They opted to present the showcase virtually again this year with the hopes of returning to in-person next year. Students explored a variety of mediums and themes, check out this link to see a gallery of all of the…

2022 CODE Teacher Leaders

CODE Mission: To celebrate and recognize teacher leaders who make significant contributions to the growth of their students, inspire fellow educators and effectively support the district mission. The David Douglas School District Cadre of Distinguished Educators (CODE) is a group of educators who come together seeking to elevate the practice of teaching…

Summer Intercambio

Join us for our Intercambio series this summer All are welcome at Intercambio, a cultural and language exchange program that encourages community members to develop relationships and foster communication with diverse groups of people in our community. The series is hosted by the District’s Multilingual Programs and Equity Department. The sessions will…

2022-23 Budget Approved

The David Douglas Budget Committee has approved the District’s proposed budget for the 2022-23 school year. The $244 million budget was approved unanimously by the committee on May 2. The approved budget’s general fund, which pays for most day-to-day programming and salaries, is about $139.3 million, an $8 million increase over the…