Bell Schedule Communication

A communication regarding the 2018-19 bell schedule for our schools is currently being prepared and translated and will be shared with our families and staff this week. This communication will include a brief summary of our bell schedule survey, a link to the complete survey results, as well as a decision about…

Local Family Activities

Looking for some new activities to entertain the family? Check out these inexpensive ideas around town. Before you visit one of these venues, please double check their website or call ahead for up-to-date details, incase their hours, rates or programming has changed.   Craft Workshops Home Depot Free Offers a kids workshop the…

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…

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Floyd Light MS & Fir Ridge Campus Collaboration

Two DDSD schools recently worked on a very neat collaborative project together. At Floyd Light Middle School, Jeanne Drake’s 8th grade Advanced English students created very thoughtful poems about what it feels like to be 13/14 years old. Then Michelle Colbert’s art students, at Fir Ridge, created water color illustrations to accompany…

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. Our next…

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Nominate a Teacher for Oregon’s Teacher of the Year Program!

It’s time to nominate your favorite teacher for Oregon’s 2019 Regional Teachers of the Year! Anyone can make a nomination. All Oregonians are encouraged to nominate their favorite teacher today at oregonteacheroftheyear.org The Oregon Department of Education, in partnership with the Oregon Lottery, is pleased to announce that the Oregon Teacher of the Year program…

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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…

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…

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,…