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Native American Heritage Month

Each November since 1986, we celebrate, honor and recognize the cultures and heritage of the people who were the original discoverers, inhabitants, explorers and settlers of what we would come to call the Americas. Millions of these indigenous people lived and thrived for at least 20,000 years in traveling communities, small villages…

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Comprehensive Distance Learning Extended

The David Douglas School Board has extended Comprehensive Distance Learning (CDL) until at least Jan. 28, 2021. The District previously had targeted Jan. 4 to return to in-person learning. The extension allows the District’s secondary schools to continue with CDL through the school year’s second semester. It also reflects the growing number…

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2020-21 School Year Plan & Family Resources

Return to School Webpage We will add information to this webpage as our plans for the 2020-21 school year develop. Please continue to check this page for more details in the coming weeks. Family Resources Family Technology Support   Food Resources   Health Care   Additional Resources   CDL Extended Nov 13,…

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Help Us Plan Our Future

To Our David Douglas Community: During the past two months, the District has been developing a long-term Strategic Plan. We assembled a 25-member steering committee, heard from you last month in a virtual community meeting, held several targeted focus groups, and 1,238 of you completed our Strategic Plan survey. Now we need…

Student Investment Account Hearing

The David Douglas School District has modified and received its Student Investment Act (SIA) grant from the State of Oregon. The Oregon Department of Education requires that school districts provide an opportunity to its community to give input on SIA grants once received. That opportunity to comment will be during a hearing…

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New Metrics for Reopening Schools

To our David Douglas District Community, The State of Oregon has updated the metrics that it uses to determine whether students can return in person to schools and classrooms. Based on data and what has worked in other countries or other states, these new metrics are designed to get more students back…

Long Range Facility Plan

The David Douglas School District is developing a long range plan for our facilities, including potential remodels, safety improvements, major repairs, new construction or replacements. The intent is to narrow the scope to projects most needed and develop estimated costs. Teams have been meeting and planning over the past several months. A…

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Take Our Strategic Plan Survey

This fall, the David Douglas School District has begun working on a 5-year community-wide Strategic Plan. As a part of this process, we want to hear from as many community members as we can to help shape our goals for the future. Please take 10-15 minutes to fill out this survey to share your…

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Complete the 2020 Census – Time is running out!

There isn’t much time left to make sure ALL of us are counted. Let’s show our diversity and be seen! Why it’s so Important For every person not counted in the 2020 Census, our community will lose $4,600 every year over the next decade for valuable community programs like education, healthcare and…

Chromebook Distribution: Fall 2020

Elementary and Middle School Students: Friday 18th 9:00 – 12:00 a.m. 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Locations Ron Russell, Cherry Park, Ventura Park or Gilbert Heights Elementary and middle school students will use the Chromebooks that were distributed to families in the spring. Families who have more than one elementary/middle school student can…