The 6 P’s

This year, we’ve been working on school-wide, class-wide, and personal goals that involve the six P’s:  Produce, Prompt, Polite, Positive Mental Health, Prepared, and Participate. To help remind us all to mind our Ps the leadership class created a set of posters to hang around the school. Thank you for helping us…

Art Walk

Our art teacher, Michelle Colbert, partnered with Floyd Light English teacher Jeanne Drake on a fascinating project. Jeanne’s Advanced English students wrote poetry about their life as thirteen and fourteen year-olds, and our art classes illustrated the poems in turn! Colbert has displayed the poems and accompanying water color art in the…

Basketball Season!

The Fir Ridge Wolves are back for another season of basketball! Check out the game schedule below if you want to come out and cheer for the Wolves! Game Schedule Tuesday, January 16th at 4:00pm, Fir Ridge vs. Reynolds Learning Academy Tuesday, January 23rd at 5:00pm, Fir Ridge vs. New Urban High…

Tinker Tuesdays

Tinker Tuesdays

This year some of our staff have started a tradition dubbed Tinker Tuesdays, a designated day for them to work on something creative as a way to de-stress. It’s been so beneficial that English teacher Bobi Blue has brought Tinker Tuesdays into her classroom! Take a look at some of the fun…

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Counselors’ Facebook Page!

Our counselors are now on Facebook! Like their page to get news from our counseling department, including updates about mental health resources and services available to you.

Ready to Shake

The 2017 Great Oregon Shakeout

Dear parents and guardians: The safety of your students while in our care is among our highest priorities. As you know, we regularly hold drills so that we are more prepared should a dangerous situation occur at school. These include fire drills, lockout/lock-in drills and earthquake drills. This year, the David Douglas…

Back to school

Back to School Night

Back to School Night will be this Thursday, September 28th from 5:00 to 6:30 PM! There will be no agenda–feel free to stop by at any point during that 1.5 hour period to meet your student’s teachers. We will have cookies, coffee, and water for you to enjoy. We look forward to…

Camp Phoenix

Camp Phoenix Fundraiser

For the last few years, we’ve made it a tradition to send some of our students to Camp Phoenix, a 3-day retreat where they “evaluate who they are, assess the causes of their challenges, and redefine where they want to go in life.” This retreat has proven to be incredibly meaningful for…

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2017-2018 Start & End Times

To remain in accordance with Oregon State Education requirements for increased instructional time, DDSD changed the start and end times for the 2017-2018 school year. School will now begin at 8:20 AM and end at 2:50 PM on Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri. On Wednesdays, school will start an hour later for Professional Learning…