picture of a class's hands, showing different skin tones

We are special and different!

Mrs. Kelly’s class worked on a lesson on how people are different and special! They read a book about different shades of us. They also made little people, and took a group shot of the wonderful diversity of their hands.”

Clipart School House with the words Back to School Night and Tuesday, September 6, 6-7pm

Join Us for Back to School Night

We are excited to meet Ventura Park families at Back to School Night on September 6. Come meet your teachers, school staff and community partners. View flyer for more details. Back to School Night flyer – English Back to School Night flyer – Spanish Back to School Night flyer – Russian Back…

Banner with school supplies clipart and three snapshots of VP (front walkway, hallway and playground)

Welcome Back: Ventura Park Tour and Expectations

Hello Ventura Park Families, We’ve prepared a few short videos to help students and parents navigate our building and school expectations. Please follow the links below to watch. Greeting and Brief Tour videoA very short Ventura Park tour for families, from the 7/19/2022 Voice of the Viking Newsletter. About 3 minutes.Morning Entry…

Talk bubble icons with graph symbols, YouthTruth initials and DDSD logo

Ventura Park YouthTruth Highlights

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…

Multnomah County Student Health Centers

Multnomah County Student Health Centers are now open at David Douglas High School, Parkrose High School and Roosevelt High School! These health centers are available to all students grades K-12 who live in Multnomah County, with or without insurance. There is never an out-of-pocket cost. Locations, hours and contact information Services include:…

Land Acknowledgement

We want to acknowledge that we gather as a community on the traditional land of the Clackamas and Cowlitz people past and present, and we honor with gratitude the land itself and the people who have stewarded it throughout the generations. As educators, we recognize the special role that we can serve…

Series of photos that show the text "Ventura Park Vikings We Miss You" in several languages.

We Miss You!

Ventura Park Vikings, we miss you, but we’ll see you online again soon! WHEN DO STUDENTS RETURN? The calendar for student return has been adjusted to accommodate CDL:  September 8-11: Planning/Family Orientations September 14th:  First Day of School for Students September 14-18: Soft start week–Students begin with a focus on building relationships…

Follow Us!

Did you know VP is on social media? Follow us on Twitter @VP_Vikings and on Instagram at venturaparkschool. See you there!