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…

Response to Governor Reopening Order

To Our David Douglas District Families and Staff, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown issued an executive order today requiring all Oregon schools to reopen to some form of in-person instruction before the end of this school year. The order requires school districts to reopen for grades K-5 by March 29, the end of…

High School World Language Adoption: Community Review

World Language instructional materials are up for adoption. The adoption of instructional materials, which follows ODE’s seven-year adoption cycle, will be ready for our Spanish Levels 1-3 and French Levels 1-3 classrooms in Fall 2021. Our high school World Language Department has spent the last year and a half reviewing instructional materials. After…

Limited In-Person Instruction

To our David Douglas District Families and Staff: The David Douglas School Board has unanimously affirmed our intent to continue providing high-quality Comprehensive Distance Learning (CDL) for all students through the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. To be clear, the David Douglas School District was always going to provide CDL for…

2020 Tax Exemption for Parents of Children with Disabilities

The Oregon Tax Code provides an additional tax exemption for parents of eligible children with disabilities in Oregon. The procedure for claiming an exemption for the 2020 tax year is explained in the Oregon Individual Income Tax Return and Instruction booklets. Who qualifies for the exemption? A child qualifies if he or…

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Introducing the Family Cafe

Dear David Douglas Families, We’re excited to announce a new virtual community meeting space that we’re rolling out in February! Please join us as we launch Family Cafe: Together Strong. Each month the Family Cafe will explore a different topic through a safe and trusting learning space. Families and staff will have…

David Douglas Dads Club Tree Recycling Words with logo and pine tree

David Douglas Dads Club Tree Recycling

When the time comes to dispose of your tree, keep the David Douglas Dads Club’s tree recycling program in mind. Their annual program gives student clubs, teams and organizations the opportunity to raise funds for their group by assisting with tree collection. Groups interested in participating this year can sign up by…

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Native American Heritage Month

Each November since 1986, we celebrate, honor and recognize the cultures and heritage of the people who were the original discoverers, inhabitants, explorers and settlers of what we would come to call the Americas. Millions of these indigenous people lived and thrived for at least 20,000 years in traveling communities, small villages…