School’s in Session!

Classes for the 2019-2020 academic year in David Douglas School District began with an awesome start this week on Tuesday and Wednesday at our high schools, three middle schools, and nine elementary schools. The first day of school is one that David Douglas staff spends months preparing for and looks forward to…

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Science & Social Studies in the Garden

A Ron Russell class project has been flourishing over the summer! Last year, while studying Indigenous people of the western hemisphere, Ms. Archodominion’s 6th grade science and social studies students planted the Three Sisters: corn, beans and squash. This coming year’s students will harvest the Blue Iroquois corn to make blue masa…

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Important Back to School Information 2019

Welcome to the 2019-20 school year! Our staff is busily preparing for your students’ arrival. Below you’ll find some helpful information for the new year. Be sure to bookmark the District website and your school’s individual website. They are good resources to keep you informed throughout the year. Visit your school’s site for contact…

2019 Graduation Videos

Watch the graduation ceremonies for DDHS and FRC via the links below. David Douglas High School held their commencement on Wednesday, June 5th.567 students graduated. View DDHS ceremony Fir Ridge Campus held their commencement on Friday, June 7th.91 students graduated. View FRC ceremony Congratulations class of 2019, we’re proud of you! During…

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Chamber Music Northwest: Music Education Access Program

Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW), one of the nation’s leading chamber music presenters, is enriching the lives of David Douglas School Districts students through their innovative Music Education Access Program. CMNW has been working in partnership with Floyd Light Middle School for over two years and with Ventura Park Elementary for a year.…

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Reaffirming Our Values

Chinese Russian Somali Spanish Vietnamese Dear David Douglas School District Families, As we enter the month of May and ultimately approach the end of the 2018-2019 school year we would like to take this opportunity to recognize and reaffirm our District’s commitment to our students, families, and community. A priority for the…

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Changes to the 2018-19 School Calendar

Dear David Douglas Families, This communication is to inform you that the David Douglas School District has made changes to this year’s school calendar. Wednesday, May 8: All David Douglas schools will be closed Thursday, June 13: Full day of school Friday, June 14: Students last day of school (1/2 day) The…

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Youth Truth Survey

Chinese Russian Somali Spanish Vietnamese Dear David Douglas Parents and Guardians, Thank you for providing your valuable feedback through the YouthTruth surveys! You may recall that we launched YouthTruth surveys last November to hear from our students and parents/guardians on themes related to school climate and culture. I am excited to share…

Women’s History Month

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month here at David Douglas. If you visit one of our schools this month you’ll likely glimpse a bulletin board, project or presentation honoring the occasion. The School Board recognized Women History Month at the Mar. 14 School Board meeting. In addition to this proclamation being read at…

Student artwork needed for the next District Family Calendar!

Each fall, District families receive a David Douglas wall calendar containing key school dates and photos from around the District. The project’s expenses are covered by the David Douglas Educational Foundation (DDEF), who is able to support the project each year with an anonymous donor’s contributions. Next year’s 2019-20 calendar will feature…