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Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. In David Douglas, we educate to celebrate. The equity teams from David Douglas High School and Ron Russell Middle School constructed slide decks that were shared with all District staff. These were filled with historical and cultural classroom lessons, as well as culturally responsive practices, about…

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DDHS Fall Musical: Bye Bye Birdie

Tickets are available now for the Performing Arts Department’s fall production of the musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie! The Story A loving tribute of the 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll, Bye Bye Birdie remains as fresh and vibrant as ever. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he…

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Your Voice Matters Survey and Community Forums

The David Douglas School District is gathering feedback from our community about how we are doing, what we should be prioritizing, and how we can get better. We will be talking with you during upcoming community forums and the survey linked below. How are we doing? What can we do better? What…

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Back-to-School Information

Welcome to the 2022-23 school year! Our staff has been hard at work preparing to welcome students back to school. As your family settles into the new school year, this information may be helpful. Stay Connected Communications The David Douglas School District communicates news, information and emergency notifications through a variety of…

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Introducing ParentSquare: Our New Communication Tool

David Douglas families, We are excited to announce that we have transitioned to a new communication platform. We now are using ParentSquare for District and school level communications. ParentSquare is designed to keep parents informed and make communicating easy. It provides a safe method for principals, teachers, staff, and parents/guardians to communicate…

Bus Service Registration and Bus Pass Program

Dear David Douglas School District Families, To enhance bus rider safety, we are implementing a few updates for bus riders. Beginning in fall 2022, to ride the bus, students must be registered for bus services and carry a badge. This program is designed to enhance bus rider safety by giving the Transportation…

Aug. 17 Gilbert Park Pantry Closed

Due to excessive heat, the Gilbert Park Pantry will be closed on Wednesday, August 17. The Thursday, August 18 pantry at DDHS will be open. For the most up-to-date pantry hours, visit the Food Resources webpage.

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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…