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 Alaska Native students,…

Fentanyl Warning

To Our David Douglas District Families,Sadly, over the past couple of days two Portland-area teenagers have died after what were believed to be accidental overdoses of the synthetic opioid Fentanyl. Neither of these students were attending school in David Douglas, though one of them did grow up in our District before moving…

Community Update

To Our David Douglas Families, As we prepare to close schools Thursday and Friday, we wanted to provide you with this update. First, we want you to know that with the exception of one elementary school our intent is to reopen schools on Tuesday, Jan. 18, following the long holiday weekend. Next…

Closure Jan. 13-14

To Our David Douglas District Families, As you all know, cases of COVID-19 continue to spike in large part because of the rapid spread of the Omicron variant. Infections of our staff and students are accelerating quickly. We expect this acceleration to continue as this month goes on. We are at the…

blueprint style image of students and parents walking up to entrance of Early Boyles

Board to Hear Bond Recommendations

The blueprint imagery used in this article and linked bond pages are not renderings of future plans. They are simply artwork created from existing building photographs. The David Douglas Bond Development Committee held the final of five meetings on Monday, Dec. 13, when it approved the framework of a roughly $150 million…

Changes to COVID Protocols

David Douglas District Families, We want to wish all of our families a restorative and celebratory Winter Break filled with friends, family, peace and relaxation. This school year continues to be challenging for all of us, and we hope that you are able to take some time to simply recoup. We also…

YouthTruth Survey – Fall 2021

David Douglas District Families, As we do every year, we are asking our families to complete our annual YouthTruth family survey. Beginning November 29th schools will be contacting parents/guardians via email with an invitation and a link to complete the survey. This anonymous survey is critically important to us. It tells us…

Help us Plan our Financial Future

The District is beginning to build our 2022-23 budget, and we need your help. The District also received millions of dollars from the Oregon Student Investment Act (SIA), and even more from the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) in response to the COVID pandemic. We are hosting a…

Aztec Dancers performing at the 2021 El Carnaval del Barrio

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

November 1st begins Native American Heritage Month (NAHM). This is a time to commemorate the rich and diverse cultures and traditions of Indigenous peoples.  At the same time, this is also an opportunity to educate ourselves about the challenges Native people have faced historically and in our current society. Not only is…