Schools Closed for Remainder of School Year

Dear David Douglas Families, Today, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced that all schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year, through June 15. This announcement is not a surprise, as many other states throughout the United States have taken the same step, and we now know the coronavirus COVID-19…

Meals and Food Pantries

For the latest information on food resources available in our community, please view this page: Food Resources during the Coronavirus shutdown

Schools Closed March 16-31

Note: Since this article was written, the Oregon schools closure was extended through April 28th. For the latest information, please visit this page. School Closure Letter To Our David Douglas Community, Governor Kate Brown has ordered all schools in Oregon to close beginning Monday, March 16 and remaining closed until April 1.…

Classroom Door decorated with paper Shirley Chisholm and quote "If they don't give you a seat at the table...bring a folding chair."

Celebrating Black History Month

Join us this February as we celebrate Black History Month, a time to reflect on the rich culture and immense contributions of African Americans to our society. Locally, it is important to note that African American families are playing a central role in the increasing diversity of the David Douglas School District.…

View from behind graduates seated at a DDHS graduation ceremony

David Douglas Grad Rates Rise

For the 3rd consecutive year, the graduation rate for David Douglas High School has gone up, and matches the historically high statewide average exceeding 80 percent. The graduation rate for David Douglas High, which includes Fir Ridge Campus, was 80.03% for the 2018-19 school year. The statewide average was also 80%. Increases…

NATIVE AMERICAN PARENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (NAPAC) Meetings

Join NAPAC The David Douglas School District invites and welcomes interested Native American/Alaska Native parents and high school students to join our Native American Parent Advisory Committee (NAPAC). Any Native American parent or high school student is invited to attend our NAPAC to provide feedback and support for our district’s Native students. Upcoming…

Safety Reminder

Dear David Douglas families and staff, As a school community, our first priority is the safety of your children and communicating with our families when incidents occur. This morning, at approximately 6:00am, a David Douglas High School student was approached by two adult males in a car asking for money. The most…

Student performer at Earl Boyles Event (colorful dress, festival decorations)

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

One out of every four students in the David Douglas School District proudly claims Hispanic/Latinx heritage. As we do with all students, we treasure and celebrate these students every day. From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we get to give special recognition as the nation celebrates National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month. Our Latinx…

School’s in Session!

Classes for the 2019-2020 academic year in David Douglas School District began with an awesome start this week on Tuesday and Wednesday at our high schools, three middle schools, and nine elementary schools. The first day of school is one that David Douglas staff spends months preparing for and looks forward to…

Photo of corn field

Science & Social Studies in the Garden

A Ron Russell class project has been flourishing over the summer! Last year, while studying Indigenous people of the western hemisphere, Ms. Archodominion’s 6th grade science and social studies students planted the Three Sisters: corn, beans and squash. This coming year’s students will harvest the Blue Iroquois corn to make blue masa…