Your Voice Matters SSA Survey Results

Earlier this fall, we asked our community to complete a survey and attend several community meetings to give us your spending priorities. Next school year, the District expects to begin receiving between $5 million and $8 million in new Student Success Act (SSA) state funds to invest in our schools, and we needed…

Oregon Teacher of the Year logo (Oregon icon with plant sprouting out of a book)

Nominate a Teacher Now!

It’s time to nominate top notch teachers for the opportunity to be named 2021 Multnomah Regional Teacher of the Year! Anyone can nominate a teacher by visiting the Oregon Teacher of Year website. The nomination window closes January 31st, 2020. The Nomination Process Regional nominations are open until January 31st, 2020 Each…

NATIVE AMERICAN PARENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (NAPAC) Meetings

Join NAPAC The David Douglas School District invites and welcomes interested Native American/Alaska Native parents and high school students to join our Native American Parent Advisory Committee (NAPAC). Any Native American parent or high school student is invited to attend our NAPAC to provide feedback and support for our district’s Native students. Upcoming…

Safety Reminder

Dear David Douglas families and staff, As a school community, our first priority is the safety of your children and communicating with our families when incidents occur. This morning, at approximately 6:00am, a David Douglas High School student was approached by two adult males in a car asking for money. The most…

Student performer at Earl Boyles Event (colorful dress, festival decorations)

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

One out of every four students in the David Douglas School District proudly claims Hispanic/Latinx heritage. As we do with all students, we treasure and celebrate these students every day. From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we get to give special recognition as the nation celebrates National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month. Our Latinx…

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…

Photo of corn field

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…

Elementary Classroom with desk, board and bulletin boards

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…

CMNW working with an elementary class

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.…