The Happenings

Tune into the Happenings video each month and visit this webpage anytime to view upcoming activities and events taking place in our school district and community. The latest Happenings is distributed to families through ParentSquare. Jump to The Happening Calendar at the bottom of this page

March 2024

Key Highlights:

  • Music In Our Schools Month
  • Floyd Light Middle School Spotlight
  • Elementary and Fir Ridge Conferences

Zenger Farms is opening up for Open Farm Days 2024

Join us for a day of learning and

community building at Zenger Farm!

11741 SE Foster Rd., Portland, OR 97266

Join them for a day of learning and community building; as well as 

Explore beehives, farm fields, chickens, a nature

playground, gardens, a wetland area, and participate

in seasonal family activities and stewardship projects during Open Farm Days!

Food and tea served at events.

Open Farm Days run Saturdays 11 to 3PM from March to November.

Find more information on their events page on their website.

DDHS Pacific Islander Club

Mark your calendars! DDHS’ Pacific Islander Club will be holding a spring Family Night on Tuesday, April 30th, from 5:00-6:30 pm in the South Building. We will be holding a community dinner and info session about grades and progress reports in the boardroom at 5:00-6:00 pm. Please bring food to share! There will also be a family volleyball game at 5:30-6:30pm. More information to come!”

DDSD Hiring

If you or someone you know is looking for employment opportunities, DDSD is hiring. Available positions range from teaching, driving buses, substitute cooks, Instructional Assistants, and more! Visit our recruitment site to see all the opportunities we have to offer: https://daviddouglas.tedk12.com//hire/index.aspx

Registration is OPEN for the David Douglas Softball Association! 

Sign-up your player for the Spring season, we have girls teams for Elementary and Middle School age players.

(8U, 10U, 12U, 14U) 

Head on over to our website for more information and to register  https://www.ddsasoftball.com

David Douglas Educational Foundation

Staff and school organizations begin watching for Spring Grant application information regarding open/end dates. Applications and instructions are posted on our website, www.ddefforkids.org

Parents and graduating seniors:  scholarship instructions and applications are currently open with the deadline being March 31. Visit www.ddefforkids.org. to see what scholarships are available. 

For the latest DDEF news, sign up to receive 3x yearly emails via www.ddefforkids.org, or follow the Foundation on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DavidDouglasEducationalFoundation.

As always, I’m listening if you have questions about DDEF.  Beverly  fischerb310@gmail.com or 503-255-1149

2024 FIR RIDGE ART SHOWCASE

Save the date! 

Thursday, March 21st from 4-6:30pm

It is a pleasure to announce our annual Fir Ridge Showcase! We hope that you will join us the evening of March 21st to celebrate our diversely talented students with an exhibit of their amazing work. Attendance is free and all DDSD students, staff, community partners and families are welcome to come. 

For more information, contact: Michelle Colbert (503) 256-6530 

Location: Fir Ridge Campus- 11215 Se Market St. 

Calendar

View upcoming events taking place in our District and community.

March 2024

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  • Special Education Virtual Summit
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  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month Learning Series
  • Free Adult English Language Class: Ventura Park
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  • Dumpster Day Event: Sunnyside, Kerns, Buckman
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  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month Learning Series
  • Free Adult English Language Class: Ventura Park
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  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month Learning Series
  • Free Adult English Language Class: Ventura Park
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  • Zenger Farm: Open Farm Night
  • Adult English Zoom English Classes (LP)
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  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month Learning Series
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  • Open Farm Days - Zenger Farm
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