Sampling of student artwork (3 images featured in a collage)

Student Art Show Open Until May 22nd

The David Douglas High School Student Art Show is on display May 9th through May 22nd in the South High School building (in the breezeway of the former District Office) located at 1500 SE 130th. Guests can stop by to view the show between 7:30am – 3:15pm on school days. School doors…

Collage of 20 photos of LP student

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…

Drivers Education Registration

The Drivers Education registration process at DDHS has changed. It is now done through a lottery system. On Wednesday, March 13th, students can sign up in the DDHS main office during both lunches. This is the only opportunity to register. Students have the opportunity to put their name in to the lottery…

Graduation Rates Rise

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has released graduation rates for the Class of 2018 showing a sharp increase for the David Douglas School District, especially for traditionally underserved races/ethnicities. The District’s overall graduation rate last year rose to 75.57%, up 4.5% over the previous year. The overall, 4-year completer rate, which…

Scots Angel Program

Program Overview The Scots Angel program at David Douglas High School raises money for kids and families in Medical Crisis. The program has raised over $75,000 in the past 12 years with the fundraising efforts of the DDHS student body and the entire David Douglas Community. The program also partners up with…

Inclement Weather Procedures

With winter weather comes uncertainty about school closures, delays and snow bus routes. Here is some clarification regarding David Douglas’ procedures. The decision to keep school open, to close, or to have a delayed opening due to weather conditions or other emergencies is based on our ability to safely transport students to…