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 »

David Douglas Again Named Top Music District

For the 7th consecutive year, the David Douglas School District has been named one of the nation’s Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants). Only 527 districts nationwide — and just two in Oregon — received the distinction for 2017. The Culver School District was the other… Read more »

Inclusive District Resolution

The David Douglas School Board has adopted an Inclusive District Resolution. This resolution outlines how David Douglas will protect every student from discrimination and harassment. The adopted resolution is attached below in the following languages: English, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese and Somali.   English:                … Read more »

Music in Our Schools Month

Once again, music programs from across the country are celebrating Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM). The nationally recognized celebration, led by the National Association for Music Education, has been taking place since 1985. What began as an advocacy day in New York on March 14th, 1973 expanded nationwide to a month long… Read more »

Sing! Sing! Sing!

DDSD is celebrating Music In Our Schools Month with the first ever Sing! Sing! Sing! event from 6:30-8:30pm on Monday, March 6th at Ron Russell Middle School. All DDSD students, staff and their families are encouraged to join. Participants will learn parts for three songs, then come together to sing in harmony…. Read more »

See Calendar Changes Here

The David Douglas School District has canceled many days of school this winter due to inclement weather. To make up for lost instructional time, we have made significant changes to our school calendar for the remainder of this school year. Our updated school calendars are linked below. Please take note of the… Read more »

Black History Month

  As we observe Black History Month throughout the month of February, it is interesting to take a look back at where it all began. Harvard scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson, know as the “Father of Black History”, began promoting what was called Negro History Week in 1926 during the second week of… Read more »

District Graduation Rate Trends Upward

The Oregon Department of Education has released statewide graduation rates from 2015-16. David Douglas High School continued to trend upward, as it has for the past several years. DDHS continues to outperform the state average, especially among districts with a similar demographic makeup. The ODE has highlighted the work at DDHS, and… Read more »