Floyd Light Middle School
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August 10, 2020

Hello Floyd Light Family, 

Hello Floyd Light Family, 

I hope your family is doing well. Hopefully, you have gotten the information that David Douglas will be doing distance learning 100% until at least November 13th (end of the first quarter). The new name for 100% Distance Learning is Comprehensive Distance Learning (CDL). If it is not safe to open November 13th, the next possible opening would be January 25th – the beginning of 3rd quarter.

I want to assure you that we are addressing every possibility. In the last two weeks, I have been in several planning meetings. Here are some of the highlights:

  • We want to be as equitable as possible and are planning to make a supreme effort to get ALL students engaged in learning.
  • We will be addressing students’ (and family’s) need for Social and Emotional well being.
  • We will start the year a week later (estimated to be September 14), so that our educators will take this later start to contact ALL families to make sure we remove any barriers to learning.
  • We will make the CDL platform consistent and as easy as possible for our students and families to navigate.
  • We will organize students into ‘houses’ with the same four core (Math, LA, SS, Science) teachers. Students will also have an elective and PE (for three quarters) and Health (one quarter).
  • When it is safe to come back, we plan to do a Hybrid Schedule where students will come back twice a week. Students will be in the same classes, with the same teachers, as the CDL.
  • When we come back to school, there will be on option to remain distance learning. More information on this Distance Learning will be coming when this decision is made.
  • Communicate often with families and use feedback.

Please contact me at any time with questions or input.

Visit the David Douglas School District Website for the most up-to-date information on school closures and family resources (including online learning) during the shutdown.

Doug Pease, Principal

Office Contacts


10800 SE Washington St
Portland, Oregon 97216

Fax: 503-261-8423

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Doug Pease

Vice Principal
Chris Stevens

School Improvement Coordinator
Tim Smart

Samantha Charles (A-L)

Sean Betker (M-Z)

Transition Mentor
Joann Tillery

Head Secretary
Angela Espinoza

Attendance Secretary
Grace Jacobson

Counseling Secretary
Health Assistant
Kendra Simmons

School Calendar

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  • 26 Oct

    Floyd Light Food Pantry

    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Floyd Light Middle School, 10800 SE Washington St, Portland, OR 97216, USA

  • 11 Nov

    No School - Veteran's Day

  • 12 Nov

    No School - Teacher Professional Development

  • 13 Nov

    End Of Grading Period

District Calendar

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  • 12 Nov

    Board Meeting

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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  • 10 Dec

    Board Meeting

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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  • 07 Jan

    Board Meeting

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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  • 11 Feb

    Board Meeting

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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