May 27, 2022
Dear David Douglas High School Families,
Last November and December, we launched our fourth annual YouthTruth survey in partnership with YouthTruth, a national nonprofit that helps districts improve their school climate and culture. We heard from you, our students and families, about how we’re doing and how we can improve. I wanted to sincerely thank you again for your participation. We have explored the data and are working to strategically use the feedback to improve our school.
As a way to improve our school, we shared with you earlier in the month that we are focusing on strengthening relationships between staff and students. To improve this at David Douglas High School, we will build the capacity to implement restorative practices by having all faculty participate in professional learning. I want to communicate another step we are currently planning to do with your feedback to improve our school.
Based on this data, another area we are focusing on is to increase the number of students who report that they feel DDHS has helped them understand the steps they need to take in order to have the career that they want. We are looking to improve our school by:
- Including a Career Center spotlight in the weekly student and family communication
- Students will address and plan to achieve career goals by using DDHS Promotion Application in Advisory
Together, we are ensuring that all students at David Douglas High School are inspired and challenged to learn, grow and thrive to their fullest potential. I truly believe that our ability to be effective is only as great as our ability to give and receive feedback. Thank you for engaging in this feedback process with us as we can’t do it without you! We look forward to communicating with you the progress we are making in these focus areas and action steps next fall.
CLASS OF 2022 SENIORS & Parents –
Finish Semester 2 Strong Scots !
All students MUST turn in their Chromebook and charger at the end of the school year.
Chromebooks and chargers should be left in student’s classes by the end of the day on
Thursday, June 16th.
Chromebooks may be turned in at any time prior to June 16th.
Students may be charged for chromebooks and chargers if they are not turned in prior to
the end of the school year.
Students may check out Chromebooks for Summer School Classes
in the Main Office of the High School (1001 SE 135th Ave)
Tuesday, June 21st
Wednesday, June 22nd from: 8am to 3pm.
A/B Day Schedule
We will begin our A/B schedule with
periods 1,2,3,4 on an “A” day
periods 5,6,7,8 on a “B” day.
April March 13 to April 15 is
National Deaf History Month
December 1:World AIDS Day, commemorating those who have died of AIDS, and to acknowledge the need for a continued commitment to all those affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities, designed to raise awareness in regards to persons with disabilities in order to improve their lives and provide them with equal opportunity.
December 10: International Human Rights Day, established by the United Nations in 1948 to commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Please read, sign and return to school: DDHS Covid Testing Consent Form
Kids can get health services at Parkrose Student Health Center
all summer long while schools are closed.
Open to all Multnomah County youth ages 5-19. No out of pocket cost.
Call 503-988-3392 for appointment.