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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,…

Response to MAX Train Attack

This letter is being translated into Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese and Somali. The translations will be posted as they are completed. Spanish     Russian     Vietnamese     Chinese     Somali   Dear David Douglas Community, Last Friday, a senseless act of violent hatred claimed the lives of two men and seriously wounded a…

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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…

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:                …

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…

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A message to our community

Spanish     Russian     Vietnamese     Chinese     Somali Dear David Douglas Community, We are writing today to communicate and reaffirm that the David Douglas School District Staff and David Douglas School Board are committed to providing safe and respectful places of learning for ALL students. On November 16th, a communication was…

Testing for Lead in Water

We strive to keep all David Douglas schools safe environments for learning, teaching and working. And our intent is to keep our community informed about efforts we are taking to preserve that safe environment. This is an update on our lead testing program for water. The District began testing water for lead…