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November 10, 2015 by Pam Thomason (Register to contact)

Open to any 1967 DDHS Graduate. Page is under my name: Pamela Hicks Thomason....group name DDHS Class of 1967 Friends. Be sure and join in we have over 80 graduates that are staying in touch. The group plans occasional luncheons and other get togethers.

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May 14, 2013 by Carolyn Kelly Douglas (Register to contact)

Harris publications is looking for DDHS graduates. They produce a book of all alumni, whether you graduated or not. Call 1 800-973-5328 to update your info. They are requesting your information soon.
5/14/13

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December 2018 – Memo Calendar  Mid-county Memo

We offer the Memo Calendar to you to publicize events open to the community at large. When sending submissions, please include details that apply and a.



One of Portland's most deadly streets gets murals to promote safety  Metro newsfeed

A vibrant painting of Bigfoot two stories tall. Children riding unicorns and dragons. These are some of the images painted onto two pedestrian bridges in East ...



David Douglas Scots prepare for 2018 high school football season: Photos  OregonLive.com

The Oregonian/OregonLive's annual high school football tour continued Tuesday with a stop at David Douglas High School, where the Scots were busy ...



David Douglas selects 2018 Rose Festival Court princess | Station Information  KPTV.com

David Douglas High School has selected its princess for the 2018 Rose Festival Court.



David Douglas High School, home to teenage MAX victims, rallies around students  OregonLive.com

The week ahead, David Douglas High School Principal John Bier knew, would not be easy. The teenage girls threatened on the MAX train last week both attend ...



'Millie' returns to David Douglas stage  East PDX News

The Music Director of upcoming production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie”, Jennifer Brooks-Muller, conducts the David Douglas High School Orchestra in the ...



Teri Bowles-Atherton Elected President of Portland Rose Festival Foundation  The Skanner

Teri Bowles-Atherton was elected President of the Portland Rose Festival Foundation at the Annual Board meeting Thursday October 25, 2018. Teri, who ...



'Millie' lights up David Douglas stage  East PDX News

The central character proclaims she's ready to conquer New York City – In this opening number of David Douglas High's rollicking fall musical, “Thoroughly ...



'Government Inspector' entertains at DDHS  East PDX News

Rehearsing for their upcoming production of The Government Inspector, Hlestakov (played by DDHS student actor Caleb Huggins), a lazy low-level government ...



TD All-Stars capture state championship  Dalles Chronicle

Sometimes it is the smallest factors that can push teams over the top. In Saturday's state-title clinching win over East Portland, The Dalles' Keon Kiser engaged ...



SHREK sensational show at David Douglas High  East PDX News

David Douglas High School Performing Arts Department performance of Shrek The Musical begins with 7-year-old Shrek being turned out of his home by his ...



Portland teen with feet in two cultures paints her way to the top  OregonLive.com

Ester Petukhova painted this image as a *fresh* take on Caravaggio's depiction of David having beheaded Goliath. Petukhova's willingness to portray herself as ...



Winter 2018 student achievement roundup  Mid-county Memo

At the end of each school quarter, the Memo notes the achievements of area students and athletic teams. If we missed someone, let us know by e-mailing.



TriMet unveils new policies  Psuvanguard.com

TriMet—Portland's self-proclaimed “#1 Transit” provider—celebrated Independence Day week by making moves to liberate Portlanders from the financial ...



David Douglas High greets new Princess  East PDX News

See what led to Stephanie Vo being selected the 2016 Portland Rose Festival David Douglas High School Princess ...



The startup MakerSpace Lab brings 3-D printers to David Douglas High School  Mid-county Memo

When Greg Keller graduated from Linfield College in 1996, he told one of his professors that he was interested in working with technology in the.



Community School Program Pits Multnomah County Against Oregon's Biggest High School  OPB News

For many Portland parents “SUN school” means cool, free, after-school classes — like this rocketry class at David Douglas High. Senior Jayee Li is hoping her ...



Oregon high school shooting: David Douglas upgrading security features, but faces similar big-school safety challenges  The Oregonian

David Douglas High School, the largest in the state, faces many of the same security challenges as nearby Reynolds High.



David Douglas wrestler aims for 2nd state title  KOIN.com

When Kyle Beal was a freshman at David Douglas, he won a state wrestling title in the 113-pound class. Now he's a senior and he has his sites set on going out ...



'SHREK' stomps onto David Douglas stage  East PDX News

Families will be heading to the Horner Auditorium in the Hazelwood neighborhood to see "Shrek the Musical", opening November 10 ...



PSU report red-flags behavior problems at David Douglas school district  KATU

The On Your Side Investigators expose eye-opening details about bullying and behavior problems within the David Douglas School District just days after ...



After knifing, anxiety walks the halls of Portland high school  CNN

Many of the students at David Douglas High School in east Portland are immigrants, children whose parents fled war zones and poverty to live in freedom and ...



'Mary Poppins' visits David Douglas High  East PDX News

Actors, singers, and dancers in the David Douglas High School Theater program are preparing for their fall musical – “Mary Poppins”, debuting on November 11.



Area's needs pitched at Budget Forum  East PDX News

See which outer East Portland programs were presented at the only east-side budget hearing, held at David Douglas High ...



Police arrest shooting suspect the next day while breaking up a fight in SE Portland  KATU

PORTLAND, Ore. – A fight involving a tow truck driver led Portland police arrest a man Wednesday afternoon who is the suspect in a shooting from the previous ...



Tiffany Nguyen is David Douglas High School's Rose Festival Princess  KATU

Tiffany Nguyen is a senior at David Douglas High SchoolShe's very involved in school activities, having served on student council, the National Honor Society, ...



Five David Douglas HS students arrested for vandalism at Roosevelt HS  kgw.com

Five teenagers are facing criminal charges for their alleged role in vandalizing Roosevelt High School.



All-Stars expect a tough challenge at regionals  Dalles Chronicle

Hunter Padberg said he and his teammates are not settling on one accomplishment, they have their hearts set on much more. Even with a state championship in ...



Babe Ruth Stars get things going in Portland  Dalles Chronicle

The Dalles 13-15-year-old Babe Ruth All-Stars posted a 1-2 record in their first three pool play games of the Babe Ruth Regional Tournament in Portland, ...



Latina elected official arrested after TriMet fare dispute, name confusion  OregonLive.com

A Latina elected official says she spent several hours in jail last week after an encounter with police that began over an alleged TriMet fare evasion and ended ...



April 2018 – Memo Pad  Mid-county Memo

Each day members of our community quietly celebrate milestones, achievements and accomplishments—big and small. This department highlights these ...



'Mary Poppins' soars at David Douglas High  East PDX News

Music Director and conductor Jennifer Brooks-Muller gives the David Douglas High Orchestra a down stroke, to start the overture, as a performance of MARY ...



TD cheer tumbles its way to a Rumble win  Dalles Chronicle

Contributed photo/Beverly Nañez The Dalles cheerleading squad scored 156.9 points to capture first place at the Scotsmen Rumble last Saturday from David ...



DDHS family loses beloved educator  Mid-county Memo

Following a life full of faith, giving, loyalty and abundant love, Denise “Dee” Louise Lisac peacefully passed away Nov. 28, 2016, following a brief.



Charles Jones Jr. named NJCAA DI men's basketball player of the year  OregonLive.com

Former David Douglas star Charles Jones Jr. has been named NJCAA Division I men's basketball player of the year after leading Southern Idaho to the national ...



David Douglas graduate Larry Ma shot driving his sports car in Southeast Portland  OregonLive.com

A "RIP Larry Ma" memorial page on Facebook had more than 1035 "likes" by 6 p.m. Thursday.



David Douglas school district names new superintendent  OregonLive.com

Now the 13th largest school district in Oregon, David Douglas serves a diverse high-poverty population and achieves well-above-average results, given its ...



Portland-area students join nationwide walkout to protest gun violence  KPTV.com

Students across the Portland metro area are participating in a nationwide walkout Friday morning to protest gun violence. Friday marks the 19th anniversary of ...



And the Grammy goes to…David Douglas High School | East Portland Oregon Newspaper | Gateway & Parkrose  Mid-county Memo

Latest photos and full news story about the Grammy Gold Signature Award won by the David Douglas High School Music Department, Current Oregon Articles ...



Wyden to talk Nunes memo at weekend town halls  KATU

Oregon U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will be discussing the discord in Washington, D.C. during a series of town halls this weekend.There's seeminglymore fallout every ...



Magical 'Beauty and the Beast' charms David Douglas audiences  East PDX News

Discover how singing, dancing, and orchestral music combine to make an enchanting theatrical performance in the musical now playing at the Horner ...



Miracle on 135th Avenue  Willamette Week

Her science teacher lobs facts at the 30 students about the periodic table—hydrogen is the first one, the symbols for gold and silver are based on Latin roots, and ...



Small lab explosion fills David Douglas classroom with smoke, 12 hurt  OregonLive.com

All were checked at the scene by Portland firefighter paramedics and school nurses. The students were taken to several area hospitals with non-life-threatening ...



Former David Douglas HS star Owamagbe Odighizuwa opening eyes with New York Giants  OregonLive.com

The defensive lineman is displaying versatility as the Giants plan to use him in a variety of positions going into the 2016 training camp and preseason.



August 2018 – Memo Pad  Mid-county Memo

Each day members of our community quietly celebrate milestones, achievements and accomplishments—big and small. This department highlights these ...



The Asian Reporter  Asian Reporter

Working with children who have battled and survived cancer has been a passion for Alanesia "Ally" Vang, the 2018 Rose Festival Court princess representing ...



Former Oregon prep star Samson Ebukam expected to start for L.A. Rams in 2018  OregonLive.com

Los Angeles Rams and former David Douglas High star linebacker Samson Ebukam will enter the 2018 training camp as one of the team's starting linebacker.



Spring student achievements round up  Mid-county Memo

At the end of each quarter, the Mid-county Memo marks the successes of area students and athletic teams. If we missed someone, let us know—e-mail.



East Portland music groups present joint concert  East PDX News

We can't bring you the great music played by this outer East Portland orchestra and big band during their spring concert – but, you'll see great photos here ...



David Douglas' Wayne Snoderly inducted into National Wrestling Hall of Fame  The Oregonian

A little over a week before he was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Wayne Snoderly's acceptance speech remained unwritten. “I've run across ...



David Douglas District graduates more students than state average; Parkrose's graduation rate dips (2013 graduation rates)  The Oregonian

Southeast Portland's David Douglas School District graduated 71.5 percent of its students from the class of 2013, outperforming the state average by nearly ...



'Shining Lives' opens soon at DDHS Theater  East PDX News

Painting the set for the upcoming production of THESE SHINING LIVES are David Douglas High Stagecraft students Labreia Myricka and Juliya Andriyets.



Spring quarter student academics, athletics, arts achievements  Mid-county Memo

At the end of each quarter, the Mid-county Memo marks the successes of area students and athletic teams. If we missed someone, let us know—e-mail.



Wyden's town hall packs David Douglas gym  East PDX News

In the cavernous David Douglas High School gymnasium in the Hazelwood neighborhood, a crowd of US Senator Ron Wyden supporters fills the building to the ...



Gomberg, Donohue vie for District 10 seat  Polkio.com

Republican Thomas Donohue, of Pacific City, challenges incumbent David Gomberg (D-Otis) for the House's District 10, which covers the western part of Polk ...



Scots' Angels funds family after recipient passes away  Mid-county Memo

One thing's for sure: Scots' Angels has aided many more lives than “Charlie's Angels” ever did (although Charlie's are, of course, fictitious). The David.



David Douglas 50 Plus graduates hold inaugural picnic | East Portland Oregon Newspaper | Gateway & Parkrose  Mid-county Memo

Latest photos and full story about the inaugural David Douglas High School 50 plus potluck picnic for the classes of 1957, 1958, and 1959 held last month at ...



How Nike dominated Oregon high schools in one fell swoosh  OregonLive.com

The Swoosh Effect: an occasional series. Published April 1, 2018. Brad Schmidt and Jeff Manning | The Oregonian/OregonLive. A caravan of coaches paced the ...



David Douglas welcomes 2015 Rose Festival Princess  East PDX News

Thousands of students fill the David Douglas High School gymnasium to learn who will represent the school during this year's Portland Rose Festival. Story and ...



November 2017 – Memo Pad  Mid-county Memo

Each day, members of our community quietly celebrate milestones, achievements and accomplishments—big and small. This department highlights these ...



David Douglas student killed in motorcycle crash showed interest in missionary work  OregonLive.com

Ilya Aleks Porotikov, 16, would have been a junior this fall at David Douglas High School. His death was the second this summer among students in the David ...



NFL draft 2018: Players with Oregon ties who were drafted or signed as undrafted free agents  OregonLive.com

The 2018 NFL draft has ended with former Oregon Ducks running back Royce Freeman being selected in the third round and former Oregon tackle Tyrell Crosby ...



Police: Oregon teens torture classmate, cut swastika into his head  CNN

Three Portland, Oregon, teens are accused of luring a classmate into a shed, hitting him in the head with a crowbar, shooting him with a BB gun -- and then ...



Transit Infrastructure Improvements Coming To East Portland  Portland, OR Patch

Transit Infrastructure Improvements Coming - Portland, OR - The East Portland Access to Employment & Education project will add sidewalks, new trail ...



Troutdale's Reynolds and Portland's David Douglas, two of the biggest high schools in the state, have a lot to offer  OregonLive.com

With 588 graduating seniors ready to walk across the Memorial Coliseum stage Monday night, Reynolds High School in Troutdale argues it might have the ...



Pamplin Media Group - Starlight Parade flashes through downtown Portland  Pamplin Media Group

Starlight Parade flashes through downtown Portland, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.



Popular after-school program faces changes aimed at racial equity  OregonLive.com

Many SUN Schools, beloved by students and families, will lose their staff and oversight to new culturally specific operators such as the Latino Network and Self ...



Portland Girls' Cookbook Raises $10000 For Jane Goodall Chimps  OPB News

“I was really in love with primates,” said Brooke Abbruzzese of her fifth-grade self. But she was appalled to learn how baby chimpanzees in the African wild are ...



June 2018 – Memo Calendar  Mid-county Memo

We offer the Memo Calendar to you to publicize events open to the community at large. When sending submissions, please include details that apply and a.



South Coast 13-15 team looks for experience at Babe Ruth regionals  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — The South Coast Babe Ruth 13- to 15-year-old All-Star team is young, mostly made up of 14-year-olds, but that isn't necessarily a detriment.



'State champions' more than a slogan at David Douglas  OregonLive.com

Since coming to David Douglas High School in 2007, head wrestling coach Ron Holyoak has installed a winning mentality both on and off the mat. The team ...



DDHS Theater glows with These Shining Lives  East PDX News

Catherine Donohue (played by Emily Veenstra) tells why she's looking forward to helping supplement the family's income with a new job. Story and photos by ...



New Figures Show that Oregon's Graduation Rate Is the Third Lowest in the Nation  Willamette Week

New statistics from the National Center for Education Statistics show that Oregon's graduation rates are the third worst in the nation. The bottom of the barrel:.



Teen who died in fall from Portland's Rocky Butte was David Douglas student  OregonLive.com

A 16-year-old boy who loved football and hanging out with his friends died today after an 80-foot fall off Rocky Butte. Austin Fisher tumbled down a sheer, sharp ...



Bullying Backlash: Parents want changes after KATU reveals fight video  KATU

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Put a stop to bullying. That's the message from several parents in the David Douglas School District after the On Your Side Investigators ...



Portland, David Douglas districts adjust as more Somali-speaking students enroll  OregonLive.com

Somali is the Portland district's third-most-spoken language as more refugees settle in Portland and east Multnomah County.



High school janitor pleads not guilty to trying to take photo, video of woman in Troutdale bar bathroom  OregonLive.com

A David Douglas School District employee pleaded not guilty last week to accusations of trying to take a photo and video of a woman in a Troutdale sports bar ...



Barbara Niven: From Portland's David Douglas High School to 'Cedar Cove'  The Oregonian

Portland native Barbara Niven has had a busy career as an actress, including her role on the Hallmark Channel series "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove," which ...



Endless Summer Break Faces Teachers Who Won't Return To Jobs Next Fall  OPB News

Oregon students are saying good-bye to their teachers this week and next, as the school year winds down. It'll be a little more emotional for thousands of ...



Kathleen Sharon Nedrow  Corvallis Gazette Times

Kathleen Sharon Nedrow, 70, of Albany, passed away on August 10, 2018, at Legacy Hopewell Hospice, due to medical complications stemming from her battle ...



Portland police seek man who sexually assaulted teenager near David Douglas High School  OregonLive.com

The girl was forced into a newer black four-door car with tinted windows in the 1000 block of Southeast 135th Avenue around 12:40 p.m. and sexually assaulted.



PBOT has plans for east Portland  Mid-county Memo

While Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) crews jump into the 2018 construction season, the planning and design of future projects continues as the.



First College Possible Portland student graduates from PSU  Psuvanguard.com

Portland State senior Ha-Quyen Nguyen will graduate on June 16 with a double major in business management and human resources just a few days after she ...



2018 Rose Festival Queen is Kiara Johnson of Parkrose High  OregonLive.com

Kiara Johnson is the first Portland Rose Festival queen to come from Parkrose High School, an honor she takes seriously. "It's amazing," she said Saturday ...



The Top Three Clarinet Players in the Pacific Northwest All Go to the Same High School. And They're Related.  Willamette Week

Three Portland high school students have been named the top clarinet players in the Pacific Northwest. They all attend David Douglas High School and, what's ...



Former substitute teacher with history of inappropriate conduct charged with sex abuse  KATU

A former substitute teacher at the center of a more than $6 million lawsuit against the Reynolds School District is charged with sex abuse.Authorities said he as a ...



September 2018 – Memo Calendar  Mid-county Memo

We offer the Mid-county Memo Calendar to you to publicize events open to the community at large. When sending submissions, please include details that.



Music program fosters independence, confidence  Mid-county Memo

What do Abbie Loring, Maxwell Baker and Eliza Fitz have in common? They're all musicians in the David Douglas School District music program and,



David Douglas School District Hires Mystery Shoppers  Willamette Week

The David Douglas School District in Southeast Portland embarked this school year on an unusual project for getting feedback about their schools and facilities.



AMR to Provide Free CPR Training to Help Save Lives, Make Community Safer  The Lund Report

(Portland, OR.) – During the week of May 20, local EMS provider American Medical Response (AMR) will provide coaching to local residents to teach them to ...



PDX to Trump: Drop Dead  Willamette Week

Last month, teenage brothers Saman and Hamada Haaji were glued to the television set in their Southeast Portland home, watching France play Germany in an ...



Running to Harvard  Willamette Week

In many ways, Kellebrew blends in at David Douglas, a school with high rates of poverty. His parents split when he was 6, and his mother raised him mostly on ...



Westview cheerleaders take home school's fifth state trophy  Pamplin Media Group

Westview's cheerleaders, led by coach Melissa Hoekert, scored 194.5 to win the 6A championship. It's the fifth time since 2009 that the team has won a state ...



Owamagbe Odighizuwa, former Oregon high school star, selected by New York Giants in NFL draft  OregonLive.com

The former Oregon high school football player who starred at David Douglas high school in Portland before playing college football at UCLA, has been selected ...



In Portland, teens who long for homeland of Bhutan find a home at David Douglas High School  OregonLive.com

Torsten Kjellstrand/The OreognianMembers of the Bhutanese Student Club at David Douglas High School work on a project during a club meeting in teacher ...



Local students compete in Z-Man talent show  East PDX News

Find out why students from David Douglas and Parkrose High Schools entered this regional talent show, sponsored by a police organization ...



Free CPR Training For Portland Metro Residents  Portland, OR Patch

Free CPR Training For Portland Metro Residents - Portland, OR - AMR is looking to improve bystander CPR rates and cardiac arrest survivability by offering free ...



Have you spotted Sam Elliott in Oregon?  OregonLive.com

Sam Elliott may not spend a lot of the year in Oregon, but he has a home in the Willamette Valley and has been spotted going about his business in Eugene.



One high school's rise above reports of teenage savagery: Editorial  The Oregonian

Principal John Bier correctly anticipated the news would spread like wildfire at David Douglas. He sent out a staff message urging teachers, administrators, ...



Off-Field Pursuits  Willamette Week

Seventeen years ago, David Douglas High School fired its varsity girls' softball coach after a 16-year-old player accused him of sexually assaulting her during a ...



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