Safe Routes to School: We Need Your Feedback

The David Douglas Safe Routes to School program is currently looking for more feedback from your school community for the district’s $1 million budget for infrastructure projects. Families are asked to share what routes they walk or roll (bike, scoot, skate) to school, and also what types of traffic safety issues they… Read more »

School Funding Call to Action

  Dear David Douglas Community, Our State Legislature is entering the final weeks of its session. As things currently stand, the state is facing a K-12 education funding crisis. It is now that your voices must be heard in Salem in order to protect the educational integrity of our schools. The David… Read more »

One Act Festival

See over 100 Student present their own work for their peers! The festival includes a huge diversity of shows from silly mashups to moving dramas!

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 »

Alice Ott again a Breakthrough School

Alice Ott Middle School has again been named a national Breakthrough School. Alice Ott joins 26 middle level and high schools redesignated as one of the National Association of Secondary School Principals’ (NASSP) 2017 Breakthrough Schools. NASSP recently evaluated each of these schools, originally recognized between 2011 and 2014, and determined that… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »