Music In Our Schools Month: March 2024

March is nationally recognized as Music in Our Schools Month, a time when the spotlight shines on music education within our schools. We are thrilled to highlight and celebrate our exceptional music programs at David Douglas. Our David Douglas School District takes great pride in its music education initiatives, and we have…

Celebrating Black History Month at David Douglas School District

This February, David Douglas School District is excited to celebrate the amazing contributions and achievements of Black and African Americans throughout history. Our school community continues learning, exploring, and thinking about the empowering stories of influential Black and African American leaders, artists, scientists, and activists who have significantly impacted our country. Our…

School Board Recognition

January is School Board Recognition Month. Please join us this month to recognize our David Douglas School School Board. Our board members are extraordinary people who volunteer and dedicate many hours each month to our students, staff, and families.  Our school board has many important responsibilities, such as Our school board members…

Welcome Back

We hope you had a wonderful winter break. Here is some helpful information that you need to know going into 2024! ParentSquare David Douglas School District uses ParentSquare for District and school-level communications. It provides a safe method for principals, teachers, staff, and parents/guardians to communicate and share information through email, text,…

Winter Weather Procedures

As the weather changes arrive, we must be prepared for the possibility of snow and ice creating hazards during the school commute. If winter weather causes dangerous road conditions, we will either delay the start of school by two hours or close for the day entirely. When this happens, we will share…

Congrats Grow Your Own Graduates!

This year, we have the opportunity to celebrate two of our Grow Your Own Program (GYO) graduates, Ms. Dee Dee Bradley & Rob Harris! Ms. Dee Dee and Rob have been long time David Douglas employees. On Saturday, December 9th, Ms. Dee Dee will receive her Bachelor’s Degree in Education, and Rob…

DDHS Presents Newsies: The Musical

Come and support our David Douglas students this November!   Tickets are available now for the Performing Arts Department’s fall production, Disney’s Newsies The Musical!  The Story Set in turn-off-the-century New York City, “Newsies” is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When…

Elementary and Fir Ridge Campus Fall Conferences

Conferences provide an opportunity for families and teachers to connect and discuss students’ strengths, academic progress, social development, and overall performance in school.  David Douglas School District values interpersonal relationships, family engagement, and collaboration. Conferences allow us to build relationships between our families, teachers, and school staff.  We are committed to collaborating…

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 9th, 2023 David Douglas School District is proud to recognize the thriving Native American community in Portland. We celebrate and amplify Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 9. This day allows us to reflect on our work and how we can continue acknowledging the history that has made us who we are.  Our…