America’s Healthiest Schools Recipients

Six schools in the David Douglas School District have been named among the healthiest schools in America. Congratulations to Floyd Light and Ron Russell middle schools, and to West Powellhurst, Menlo Park, Lincoln Park and Earl Boyles elementary schools. They have all been named among America’s Healthiest Schools. Floyd Light and Ron… Read more »

Message in response to DACA decision

Spanish     Russian     Vietnamese     Chinese     Somali   The David Douglas School District today reaffirms our commitment that our schools are safe and welcoming places for all students, regardless of national origin, immigration status or documentation status. This week’s announcement that the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program… Read more »

How to get emergency notifications

The David Douglas School District sends emergency communications in several ways. Here are the options you have for receiving notifications in the event of a weather closure, power outage, natural disaster, or other school crisis.   FlashAlert Newswire and Messenger FlashAlert is the system David Douglas and other districts use to get… Read more »

Back to School Night Schedule

  It is time to head back to school. Tuesday, Sept. 5 is the first day of school for grades K-6, grade 9 and new Fir Ridge students. Wednesday, Sept. 6 is the first day of school for grades 7-8, 10-12 and all returning Fir Ridge students. School offices are officially open on Monday, Aug…. Read more »

New Arrival and Dismissal Times 2017-18

Dear David Douglas District parents, The David Douglas School District is changing its school starting times for next school year by about 10-15 minutes, depending on levels. The new school start and end times are shown in the attached chart, and will begin in September with the first day of the 2017-18… Read more »

2017 HS Graduation Videos

Watch the ceremonies for the class of 2017!   David Douglas High School – 551 graduates   Fir Ridge Campus – 75 graduates Note – Slide player to 22 minutes. The feed does not begin until then.

Fire Up Your Feet Challenge Winners

Two David Douglas schools are winners of the Fire up Your Feet spring challenge, presented by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. Fire Up Your Feet is a month long national competition for grades K-8. The challenge is aimed at increasing physical activity before, during and after school for students, parents,… Read more »

Response to MAX Train Attack

This letter is being translated into Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese and Somali. The translations will be posted as they are completed. Spanish     Russian     Vietnamese     Chinese     Somali   Dear David Douglas Community, Last Friday, a senseless act of violent hatred claimed the lives of two men and seriously wounded a… Read more »

One Act Festival

See over 100 Student present their own work for their peers! The festival includes a huge diversity of shows from silly mashups to moving dramas!

Native American Advisory Group

The David Douglas School District seeks to create a Native American/Alaska Native parent advisory group to help us reach out to our Native American community. Any Native American parent is invited to attend our Native American/Alaska Native Night to begin talking about the purpose and goals of this advisory group. This meeting… Read more »