Caregiver and Staff Commitments

Strong collaboration and open communication between the home and school is critical to the success of all learners. This is true for in-person models of learning and arguably more important for virtual settings given the various constraints that are involved. To this end, we are setting expectations for staff and families that…

DDOA YouthTruth Highlights 2023-2024

Since 2018 David Douglas School District has partnered with the nonprofit organization YouthTruth to survey families and students regarding their experiences with our school. The survey explores topics such as Engagement, Academic Rigor, Instructional Methods, Relationships, Safety, Emotional and Mental Health, Culture, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Our school uses the data…

Student Assessments

Annual student assessments are coming up! For the complete assessment schedule, see the district page with assessment calendars for each grade level. You will also receive scheduling information specific to your student. You can find more information at this link. Oregon State Assessments Students in grades 3-8 and 11 take the English…

Elementary Caregiver Teacher Conferences

Fall Conferences for Kinder-5th grades will be virtual and take place on Monday and Tuesday, November 20-21, 2023 Contact your student’s teacher if you don’t yet have an appointment. The district created a guidance document to help families understand the Family Information Sheets teachers are providing at conferences. It is available in…

Can DDOA students participate in sports? YES!

David Douglas Soccer Club (DDSC) This is a fun, low-cost recreational youth soccer club for girls and boys ages 4-14. Register now for DDSC spring soccer 2024 at www.ddsoccer.org.  Season starts mid-March and goes through the end of May. More details can be found at ddsoccer.org. Questions? Contact DDSC President Saundra Hardy at pres@ddsoccer.org. 

Progress Reports for Grades 6-12

Every Sunday caregivers receive a progress report email from Apex (no.reply@apexlearning.com).  This gives up to date progress and takes the place of traditional grading reports. The “Detail Report” link will give you real time info that you can access this anytime (not just on Sunday). For more instructions on how to use…

Low Attendance and Engagement Protocols

Kinder-5th Grade *Daily Autocaller to home- notification of  absence Steps to follow: Step 1:  Teacher outreach to caregiver via email Step 2:  Teacher outreach to caregiver via phone call Step 3:  Teacher to refer to Counselor for support if needed or follow up phone call/home visit.  If SPED, the teacher will contact…

Plagiarism/AI Policy

2023-24:  DDOA Plagiarism/AI Policy: Students are expected to complete all their own coursework.  All written material will go through a screening site to check for plagiarism and AI.  The writing and content turned in should be 100% work of the student. If your work is not your own, the following process will…