2019 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.…

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Youth Truth Survey

Chinese Russian Somali Spanish Vietnamese Dear David Douglas Parents and Guardians, Thank you for providing your valuable feedback through the YouthTruth surveys! You may recall that we launched YouthTruth surveys last November to hear from our students and parents/guardians on themes related to school climate and culture. I am excited to share…

Budget Committee Meetings

Budget Committee Meeting The first Budget Committee meeting for the 2019-2020 proposed budget will be held at 6:30pm on Monday, April 29th, in the board room located at 1500 SE 130th Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to hear comments from the public regarding the…

DDHS Parent School Safety Letter

March 7, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians, At David Douglas High School we are committed to the health and safety of our students.  We have taken a proactive approach to make our school as safe as possible. We would like to take this opportunity to share some different resources and actions we…

Student artwork needed for the next District Family Calendar!

Each fall, District families receive a David Douglas wall calendar containing key school dates and photos from around the District. The project’s expenses are covered by the David Douglas Educational Foundation (DDEF), who is able to support the project each year with an anonymous donor’s contributions. Next year’s 2019-20 calendar will feature…

Culturally Specific Family Engagement Events

Your Voice Matters Series – Session 2 The David Douglas School District is holding culturally specific family engagement events. In our continuing effort to listen to the voices of our families and students, David Douglas School District leaders will be hosting March family listening sessions.  Our goal is to provide time and…

Drivers Education Registration

The Drivers Education registration process at DDHS has changed. It is now done through a lottery system. On Wednesday, March 13th, students can sign up in the DDHS main office during both lunches. This is the only opportunity to register. Students have the opportunity to put their name in to the lottery…

Native American Advisory Group Meeting: March 4th

The David Douglas School District seeks to create a Native American/Alaska Native parent advisory group to help us reach out to our Native American community. Any Native American parent is invited to attend our Native American/Alaska Native Night to begin talking about the purpose and goals of this advisory group. The next meeting…

Scots Angel Program

Program Overview The Scots Angel program at David Douglas High School raises money for kids and families in Medical Crisis. The program has raised over $75,000 in the past 12 years with the fundraising efforts of the DDHS student body and the entire David Douglas Community. The program also partners up with…

State At-A-Glance Report Released

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015, replaces the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and affords states greater flexibility. ESSA encourages schools and educators to innovate and create systems that address local needs. As a part of this work, the Oregon Department of Education…