Elementary students arriving to school entrance under guidance of crossing guard

Finish the Year Strong!

Why Attendance Matters Dear David Douglas Parents and Guardians, The David Douglas School District is asking for your help. It has been a year of obstacles and challenges unlike any we can remember. Covid-19 and all of its damage has disrupted so many lives, jobs, and communities. The inequalities of race and…

Virtual Online School Option

The David Douglas School District will be offering a 100% on-line virtual program for students K-12 during the 2021-2022 school year. We are excited to offer this option for students and believe it will provide another opportunity for students to access their education. We also believe this may be a good option…

Student Vaccine Appointments

The major hospital systems in our area would like to invite teens ages 16 and above, as well as their family members, to get vaccinated against COVID-19! To assist in that effort, metro-area school districts are coordinating group appointments and, in some cases, transportation options. The Pfizer vaccine is the only one…

Clipart of laptop with kids and welcome 2021-22 kindergarten families message; April 27

Connect to Kindergarten

Incoming Kindergarten Families: Please Join Us April 27 It’s time to prepare for kindergarten! Each spring we hold a special event for families who have a child beginning kindergarten in the fall. The evening gives students and families the chance to meet school staff, become familiar with their school and learn the…

Budget Meeting Notice

The David Douglas School District will hold a public meeting (to be available to watch live online athttps://www.youtube.com/user/DavidDouglasSD/live) to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 on the following dates: April 26 & 29, 2021: Budget Committee Meeting/Testimony received. The purpose of these meetings is…

Budget 101 Workshop

MEETING NOTICE A Workshop of the David Douglas School District Budget Committee will be held: Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:00pm – 7:30pm The meeting will be held virtually, to listen in please visit https://meet.google.com/ybk-keuw-aza or join by phone by dialing (507) 944-0579‬ and entering ID: 312 532 991#. Budget Committee Workshop:  The…

Three photo collage: graduates visiting elementary students in hallway; student reading at a table with a volunteer, multicultural event check in table with students and community members

DDSD Strategic Plan 2021-26

The David Douglas School Board has adopted a new strategic plan that will guide the District’s work over the next five years. The David Douglas Strategic Plan articulates our guiding principles and establishes and defines four focus areas that the District will prioritize through 2026. The District spent the last year engaging…

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TITLE VI — FORMULA GRANT THROUGH THE OFFICE OF INDIAN EDUCATION David Douglas School District will host a virtual public hearing regarding our application for the Indian Education Formula Grant Program (Title VI).  This program is designed to address the unique cultural, language, and educationally related academic needs of American Indian and…

State Assessment Waiver

State-Mandated Testing Under the Student Assessment Bill of Rights, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and Oregon’s school districts must provide families with a “Notice of Statewide Tests and Opt-out Form” before the start of statewide testing. This year, school has been significantly disrupted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and other factors.…

Return to School Schedule

To our David Douglas Elementary Families, Spring Break is just around the corner, and we are hoping that you and your students will have time next week to refresh, relax and enjoy time together. As you know, we are reopening our elementary schools for in-person instruction after Spring Break. We wanted to…