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Kindergarten 2022-23

Kindergarten registration is open for children who will be 5 years old by September 1, 2022. If your child isn’t registered yet, we encourage families to register as soon as possible. Registering early gives incoming kindergarteners and their families the chance to get to know their teacher, become familiar with their school…

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New Administrators for 2022-23

The David Douglas School District will have new principals at five schools for the 2022-23 school year. The District has three additional new administrators and has also named an interim principal to the position permanently. Meet our new administrators: Lindsay DeFazio, Earl Boyles Elementary Principal Lindsay DeFazio has been selected as Principal…

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Summer 2022: Activities, events, free meals and more

Looking for some activities to entertain the family? Check out these ideas around town. The list mainly focuses on free or inexpensive activities in our area. Before you visit one of these venues, please double check their website or call ahead for up-to-date details to see if their hours, rates, or programming has…

Free Summer Meals for Kids

Portland Parks and Recreation Lunch + Play Portland Parks and Recreation’s Summer Free for All program is back! Throughout the summer they will be hosting free concerts, movies, performances and meals for kids! Visit their website for details and schedules. Lunch + Play is a daily drop-in program with on-site staff providing…

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A Conversation With Our Principals: How Our School Leaders Are Putting Our Equity Plan Into Action

This year, our Equity Department will be conducting Town Hall interviews with each of our David Douglas principals in alignment with our DDSD Equity Plan.  These interviews provide a platform for our principals to take a stance on equity and share their position in detail. Additionally, they have the opportunity to expand…

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Fir Ridge Virtual Showcase

Every year Fir Ridge Campus hosts a showcase that highlights the multi-talented students in their building. They opted to present the showcase virtually again this year with the hopes of returning to in-person next year. Students explored a variety of mediums and themes, check out this link to see a gallery of all of the…

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Teacher Appreciation Week: May 2-6

Teaching is a Work of Heart Has there been a more important time to appreciate our teachers? May 2-6 is Teacher Appreciation Week. Following an 18-month pandemic shutdown, teaching and learning from home, wildfires, winter freezes and the rest, we all thought getting back into our schools would make everything better. In…

Join us for Native American Cultural Night on May 20th

The DDHS Indigenous Student Club and the DDSD Native American Parent Advisory Council (NAPAC) have collaborated with community partners to host a Native American Cultural Night on Friday, May 20th! The free event is open to the public and will include music, dance, traditional foods, and workshops for all ages. Come join…