Elementary school launches new, eye-catching library website
June 17, 2013
Duanesburg Elementary School has updated and modernized its library website to make it more user-friendly and appealing to young viewers and their parents.
Make-A-Wish Foundation grants DCS senior his lifelong wish
June 13, 2013
On Wednesday, June 12 the Make-A-Wish Foundation sent a limousine to Duanesburg High School to pick up senior Zach Hotaling, who suffers from a life-shortening illness, and bring him to his wish. [READ MORE]
2013-14 school calendar available
June 12, 2013
The basic 2013-14 school calendar was recently approved. Check it out and mark your calendar for next year's school holidays, Regents dates and other important school events. [DOWNLOAD CALENDAR] The complete calendar will be created in the summer and mailed to residents in late August.
Class of 2013 graduation, June 21
June 4, 2013
Join us in celebrating and honoring this year's graduating class of 2013 during a graduation ceremony on Friday, June 21 at 7 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. This year, 70 students will proudly walk across the stage to accept their diplomas and take a bold, new first step toward their futures.
Voters approve 2013-14 school budget
May 21, 2013
On Tuesday, May 21 voters approved the 2013-14 budget proposal by a vote of 374 to 197. They also approved the bus proposition by a vote of 361 to 207. Residents elected to the board of education newcomers Kent Sanders and Ken Meyer, who received 297 and 241 votes, respectively. The school budget for next year totals $14,453,014 and carries a 2.89 percent tax levy increase, which is below the district’s tax levy limit (4.47 percent). The approved budget represents a 1.81 percent spending increase over the current year’s budget. “I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to come out and vote today,” says Superintendent Christine Crowley. “Every vote counts and we appreciate your support in these challenging economic times--thank you.”
Superintendent’s statement regarding the cancellation of the Organic Chemistry class
May 20, 2013
On behalf of the Board of Education and administration, I would like to clarify the circumstances surrounding the cancellation of Organic Chemistry earlier this year. [FULL STATEMENT]
Duaneburg teacher attends Connections for Education and Jobs at Tech Valley High School
May 15, 2013
Duanesburg Middle School teacher Lisa DiBella was part of the kick-off event for Tech Valley Connection for Education and Jobs that GLOBALFOUNDRIES and the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) conducted at TVHS on Tuesday, May 14. [FULL STORY]
State tests to reflect new Common Core Learning Standards
April 10, 2013
In April, Duanesburg students in grades 3-8 and their peers throughout New York took the grades 3-8 state tests in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics. These tests mark a time of transition in Duanesburg schools and in the state, as this is the first year they will be based on the new Common Core Learning Standards. [LEARN MORE] [LETTER FROM SUPERINTENDENT]
Duanesburg supports Education Speaks blog
Nearly every day a local, regional or national news story about public education can be found in the media. For parents, education leaders and politicians alike, public education is a hot topic that requires the utmost attention. That is why DCS is supporting and sharing with the community a new blog, Education Speaks, created by Capital Region BOCES. Education Speaks is devoted to a thoughtful discussion of the issues shaping public education in New York’s Greater Capital Region and beyond. So, if you're passionate about education, take a look at Education Speaks.
Follow DCS athletic news on Twitter
Athletic Director Penny Hardenstine is making it even easier for students, parents, coaches and community members to be in the know about the Duanesburg Athletic Department through Twitter. Sign up for a free Twitter account at Twitter.com and start following SportsDCS to get reminders and announcements.
Duanesburg is on Facebook! "Like us"
Duanesburg Central Schools is now a member of Facebook. "Like us" to get up to the minute posts about what is happening in our schools, view photos and more! Just go to www. facebook.com/duanesburgschools