Cover photo that says "Have a great summer"

Summer Break 2024

Our David Douglas Summer Break starts on June 15th.  If you have any questions, our David Douglas School District Office is open throughout the summer:  Location: 11300 NE Halsey Street, Portland, Oregon 97220 Phone Number: (503) 252-2900 Below is a list of events, resources or services that are available in our community…

One Act Festival: May 8-11

ANNUAL STUDENT DIRECTED AND DESIGNED ONE ACT FESTIVAL Howard F. Horner Performing Arts Center: 1400 SE 130th (between Stark and Division)Curtain at 7:00 PM All Tickets General Admission – Purchase tickets at the door or online.Purchase tickets at door to avoid online ticketing fees. May 8th & 11th – A NIGHT _____________________________ Speed Date By…

Teacher Appreciation Week: May 6–10

Join us as we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week from May 6th to 10th! At the David Douglas School District, we are taking this opportunity to honor the contributions of our wonderful teachers, who are the heartbeat of our schools and pillars of our community. During Teacher Appreciation Week, let’s take a moment…

Native American Workshop Series

Our Native American students from grades Kindergarten to 12th grade were invited to participate in a three part series workshop during the school day. Students engaged in cultural enrichment activities to increase and celebrate cultural identity and awareness, including: A mural unveiling and celebration will be held on May 17th. More details coming soon!Our…

Native American Cultural Night

At David Douglas School District, we strongly believe that our community’s diversity strengthens us, and we are proud to celebrate it!  Our Native American Cultural Night was on November 17th. Our community celebrated and honored our Native American and Alaskan Native communities. In our school district, families report 20 unique tribal affiliations…

Welcome Back

We hope you had a wonderful spring break. Here is some helpful information: Attendance ​​Every school day is an important opportunity for students to learn and connect with peers and teachers. As long as your student is healthy, please encourage showing up to school. If you have any questions about your student…

2024 Spring Break

All David Douglas School District students will be on Spring Break starting Monday, March 25, to Friday, March 29, 2024. All students will return to school on Monday, April 1, 2024. School buildings will be closed during Spring break, but our District Office will be open! List of free or low-cost spring…

Music In Our Schools Month: March 2024

March is nationally recognized as Music in Our Schools Month, a time when the spotlight shines on music education within our schools. We are thrilled to highlight and celebrate our exceptional music programs at David Douglas. Our David Douglas School District takes great pride in its music education initiatives, and we have…

Celebrating Black History Month at David Douglas School District

This February, David Douglas School District is excited to celebrate the amazing contributions and achievements of Black and African Americans throughout history. Our school community continues learning, exploring, and thinking about the empowering stories of influential Black and African American leaders, artists, scientists, and activists who have significantly impacted our country. Our…