Sign Up For Kindergarten By June 1st!

If your child is 5 years old by September 1st, he or she can start kindergarten this fall. Register at your neighborhood school by June 1st, before school offices close for the summer. When you register by June 1st, you have time to get to know your school and your teacher, and they… Read more »

Help Us Build a MakerSpace

Donate here David Douglas Educational Foundation (DDEF) in partnership with David Douglas High School just kicked off a crowdfunding campaign and it will run through May 9th.  The funds will be spent on equipment for the new MakerSpace at the high school. Their goal is to raise $15,000! DDEF has a sponsor who will… Read more »

David Douglas Again Named Top Music District

For the 7th consecutive year, the David Douglas School District has been named one of the nation’s Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants). Only 527 districts nationwide — and just two in Oregon — received the distinction for 2017. The Culver School District was the other… Read more »

Native American Advisory Group

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. This meeting… Read more »

Inclusive District Resolution

The David Douglas School Board has adopted an Inclusive District Resolution. This resolution outlines how David Douglas will protect every student from discrimination and harassment. The adopted resolution is attached below in the following languages: English, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese and Somali.   English:                … Read more »

Music in Our Schools Month

Once again, music programs from across the country are celebrating Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM). The nationally recognized celebration, led by the National Association for Music Education, has been taking place since 1985. What began as an advocacy day in New York on March 14th, 1973 expanded nationwide to a month long… Read more »

Sing! Sing! Sing!

DDSD is celebrating Music In Our Schools Month with the first ever Sing! Sing! Sing! event from 6:30-8:30pm on Monday, March 6th at Ron Russell Middle School. All DDSD students, staff and their families are encouraged to join. Participants will learn parts for three songs, then come together to sing in harmony…. Read more »

See Calendar Changes Here

The David Douglas School District has canceled many days of school this winter due to inclement weather. To make up for lost instructional time, we have made significant changes to our school calendar for the remainder of this school year. Our updated school calendars are linked below. Please take note of the… Read more »

SBAC Opt-out

  This letter is also available in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese and Somali   Dear Parent/Guardian Statewide assessments are just around the corner, and I want to remind parents/guardians of their rights to opt their children out of these tests. Last spring, students in the David Douglas School District and around Oregon… Read more »