Join us for Summer Intercambio!

Dear David Douglas Families, You’re invited to our Summer Intercambio! A language exchange, o intercambio, is a meeting space for people to practice a new language with a native speaker in a conversational, informal setting. The exchange happens when two or more people learn from each other.  Our mission is to implement…

Photo of Board Member Hoa Nguyen with the words School Board and David Douglas School District

New School Board Member

Please join us in congratulating and welcoming Hoa Nguyen, our new David Douglas School Board member. Nguyen won the May 18 election to Position 3 on the Board and will take office July 8, the first scheduled Board meeting of the new term. She replaces Christine Larsen, who did not run for…

3 photos of student art samples: Jewelry with stone; watercolor shapes, shoes

DDHS and FRC Student Art

During a year full of challenges and evolving school plans, our student artists continued to create! Read a few words from their art teachers below and follow the links to view their work. David Douglas High School “In spite of the hardships, the creativity we’ve seen from our students is awe-inspiring and showcases the…

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Tickets on Sale Now for Two DDHS Shows!

We’re very excited to announce that the David Douglas High School Theater Department is presenting two shows this month! Buy your tickets now! There’s no better way to wrap the school year and celebrate all that students, staff and families have accomplished during distance and hybrid learning. The theater department has done…

Budget Hearing – June 17

A public meeting of David Douglas School District No. 40 will be held on June 17, 2021, at 7:00 pm 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, 2021 as approved by the David Douglas School District No. 40 Budget Committee. Public…

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…

A portrait of Principal Barker in the foreground and a photo of her sitting with students in the background.

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.…