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Covid Test Kits: As schools and families adjust to an increase in positive cases, OHA, ODE and DDSD remain committed to school safety. OHA in collaboration with ODE is sending iHealth antigen self-tests to all schools in Oregon to be sent home with students. These tests represent one strategy to increase access to testing resources in our school communities.Students and their families are encouraged to use these tests if they develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or who have had a known exposure to COVID-19. These will be sent home with students.

Yearbooks: Yearbook on sale now. Follow the link to purchase your copy of
our 2021 – 2022 book of memories. You can also purchase with check/card (not American Express) or cash. See Mrs. Espinoza in the front office.
Progress Reports: Friday, May 13th is a shortened day. Student will be dismissed at 11:20. Teachers will be preparing Progress Reports. The Progress Reports will be sent out next week. These reports are only snapshots of current progress and not final grades. Please note: breakfast will be served but not lunch.

Register now for the Summer Learning Program: Join us for fun, interactive activities this summer with David Douglas School District’s free in-person Summer Learning Program! The Summer Learning Program provides participants entering grades six through eighth grade with the opportunity to apply classroom learning in an informal, problem-solving context. Students will engage in hands-on, project-based learning and outdoor recreation.

Projects include designing a moving sculpture, creating a prototype of a shoe, and building programmable robots. This 16-day session will help students prepare for the next school year and provide continued academic learning through the summer.

The program runs Mondays through Thursdays between July 11 – August 4 and is for students who are beginning 6th, 7th and 8th grade this fall. Breakfast, lunch, and bus transportation are included. Visit the Floyd Light Summer Learning Program webpage for more details, online registration, and translated materials.

Register now, space is limited!

Our Fall sports registrations are open! We will have Football and Volleyball for grades 3-8.

  • There are no fees for the season.

  • Football grades 5-8 need a physical on file with the district to participate, in addition to being registered.

  • 7th and 8th grade volleyball is a tryout sport and grades 6-8 need a physical on file with the district in addition to being registered.

  • We do need volunteers to coach for both sports. Please encourage parents to sign up.

    Suzie will follow up with an email with more information like start dates and times as we get closer to the season. Thanks for supporting our kids!!!

    Here is the link to the Community Sports page and they can choose their preferred sport from there. https://www.ddouglas.k12.or.us/community/community-sports-recreation/

This summer the Multilingual Programs and Equity Department will be continuing our language exchange program, Intercambio. Our two Family Engagement Specialists Jean Ulysse and Sarah Sheikh will be leading this program at multiple schools. Everyone is welcome! 

There is no registration needed and all sessions will be outdoors.  

Date: July 12th – August 5th

Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Native American Cultural Night – 2022!

Save the Date …

Native American Cultural Night – 2022!

When: Friday, May 20th, 2022, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Where: David Douglas High School – South Cafeteria

(close to the Performing Arts Center)

1500 SE 130th Avenue – Portland, OR

We are excited to announce that our DDHS Indigenous Student Club and our DDSD Native American Parent Advisory Council (NAPAC) along with our Community Partners are hosting a Native American Cultural Night open to the public on May 20th! Our free event will include music and dance, traditional foods, and workshops for all ages.

Mark your calendars and join us for a celebration of Native American culture and community!

Here is a 1:30 minute video from our inaugural

Falcon Pride store schedule:

The store will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 
 Falcon Pride Store Schedule for April, May, and…


All of the prior immunizations to be in school are still in effect. However, the COVID vaccine is not required at this time. However, if you want to let us know your student is COVID vaccinated, please send a copy of the vaccinated card, and we will record it. Bring it to the Student Center in the office. When we need to quarantine students, this record would be a tremendous help. Please know that this is COMPLETELY VOLUNTARY!

Message from Mr. Pease:

DON’T FORGET: Bring your Chromebook/charger and water bottle EVERY SINGLE DAY!

Social Media: We are NOT anti social media. However, there are a few trends that involve illegal acts. Please understand that these types of acts are not to be done at school (one involves actually assaulting people!). They will result in consequences – sometimes very severe consequences. Thank you.



  • To access your classes,  please log into your studentvue account. If you are having trouble logging into studentvue please contact our school office at 503-256-6511 and we would be happy to help!

Student Dashboard (student google login)

Middle School Calendar

Bus Information

DDSD Master Calendar

Food Resources

Nutrition Services

School Supply List

Homework Help:

The Multnomah Public Library has free live homework help after school, just sign in and get help. Also available in Spanish. 

Did you know that all libraries offer free wireless printing? You can send items to the library’s printers from almost any device or location with an internet connection, and we’ll hold your prints for up to 5 hours. No appointment needed. No page limits. multcolib.org/mobile-printing

Khan Academy is a FREE website that you can use to get help on a variety of subjects from first grade through HS!

Counselor’s Corner:

Here are some Wellness tips:

1. Sleep: make sure you are getting enough of it. It can really affect your stress levels

2. Exercise: it is super important to get outside when you can and at least go for a walk

3. Give yourself Grace: Be kind to yourself, try not to be too hard on yourself, this is a very difficult time and we are all trying our best. 

4. Routine: Having a schedule for yourself helps reduce stress 

5. Stay connected: Even though it’s a lot harder at this time, it’s important to try to reach out and connect with family and friends. 

6. Gratitude: Focusing on positive things can actually change your mood. It takes practice and sometimes it can be hard to find positive things but the more you do the easier it gets. 

How to contact your counselors:

We are here for you! Here is our contact information if you need to reach us:

If your last name starts with the letters A-L, Mrs. Charles is your counselor.

If your last name starts with the letters M-Z, Ms. Johnson  is your counselor.

 make an appointment with one of us

If you would like to say hello or ask a question, please feel free to email us or you can call or text us. We are always happy to hear from you. 

Mrs. Charles: email: samantha_charles@ddsd40.org phone number (call or text): (503)592-0786
Ms. Johnson: email: stephanie_johnson@ddsd40.org phone number 503-256-6500 X 8317