DDSD Celebrates Black History Month - Feb 8-12

Celebrating Black History Month: Feb. 8-12

To help us commemorate Black History Month, the David Douglas School District’s Staff of Color Affinity Group has put together a presentation of instructional materials that will be updated each Monday this month. The following slides were created by Etema Banks (DDHS), Vanessa Crawley (Mill Park), Muhammad Rahman (Floyd Light), Taye Spears…

David Douglas Dads Club Tree Recycling Words with logo and pine tree

David Douglas Dads Club Tree Recycling

When the time comes to dispose of your tree, keep the David Douglas Dads Club’s tree recycling program in mind. Their annual program gives student clubs, teams and organizations the opportunity to raise funds for their group by assisting with tree collection. Groups interested in participating this year can sign up by…

Native American pattern with the words Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Each November since 1986, we celebrate, honor and recognize the cultures and heritage of the people who were the original discoverers, inhabitants, explorers and settlers of what we would come to call the Americas. Millions of these indigenous people lived and thrived for at least 20,000 years in traveling communities, small villages…

Grid with DDSD CDL Icons (hand sanitizer, computer, school building, school bus, lunch sack, student doing school work at home)

New Metrics for Reopening Schools

To our David Douglas District Community, The State of Oregon has updated the metrics that it uses to determine whether students can return in person to schools and classrooms. Based on data and what has worked in other countries or other states, these new metrics are designed to get more students back…

Celebrating 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…

Chromebook Distribution: Fall 2020

Elementary and Middle School Students: Friday 18th 9:00 – 12:00 a.m. 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Locations Ron Russell, Cherry Park, Ventura Park or Gilbert Heights Elementary and middle school students will use the Chromebooks that were distributed to families in the spring. Families who have more than one elementary/middle school student can…

Closeup of Pride Flag (rainbow)

Pride Month 2020

The David Douglas School District recognizes June as LGBTQ+ Pride Month! We stand with and support, appreciate and honor our LGBTQ+ students, families, and staff. On June 11, the David Douglas School Board read a proclamation that concludes: “BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the David Douglas School Board of Directors strongly encourages…

Class of 2020 Graduation Videos

David Douglas High School and Fir Ridge Campus seniors have officially graduated! The last few months of their educational years didn’t unfold as traditionally envisioned. Nevertheless, we are full of pride for their accomplishment and excited to see what they do next. Not being able to hold traditional graduation ceremonies, the high…