Eating well when the cafeteria is closed

A group of children walk to their school buses on a Friday afternoon wearing backpacks – not an unusual sight. But what is inside those backpacks is indeed special: enough healthy food to sustain the youngsters through the weekend. Duanesburg schools are again participating in the Weekend Backpack Supplemental Food Program, helping local children eat …

DES students featured on TV news

Duanesburg Elementary students and staff did a great job showing their new anti-bullying skills on camera: Check out Spectrum News Albany’s Melissa Steininger’s video about their work with the Sweethearts & Heroes B.R.A.V.E.S. program: http://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/capital-region/news/2018/09/24/students-learn-new-ways-to-battle-bullying#

B.R.A.V.E.S. skills to stop bullying

One of the best ways to learn is to teach. At Duanesburg Elementary, 6th graders learned how to be Sweethearts & Heroes, equipped with tools to stop bullying, act as leaders and build empathy and hope. They then passed on that knowledge by guiding their younger peers through bully drills. On Sept. 24, Sweethearts & Heroes presenters Rick Yarosh and Tom …

Volleyball team wins at Waterford

Duanesburg’s girls varsity volleyball team defeated Lansingburgh in the finals on Sept. 22 at the Waterford Tournament, finishing 1st out of a field of 8 teams. Go Eagles!

XC runners dominate Tartan Invy

Duanesburg’s cross country Eagles flew away with top awards at the Tartan Invitational Sept. 22 at Indian Meadows Park, Glenville. The varsity girls team won the Invitational Race for Girls. They were led by Elaine Atanasova, who won her third invitational this year, followed by Jenn Skeeter at 2nd, Alice Cole at 4th, Hanna Avery at 5th, Jessica Archambeault at 7th …

Bully Drills, B.R.A.V.E.S. and Empathy

Bully Drills, B.R.A.V.E.S. and Empathy: On Monday, Sept. 24, Duanesburg Elementary students will learn how to be Sweethearts & Heroes, equipped with tools to settle conflict, stop bullying, and build leadership, empathy and hope. Presenters Rick Yarosh and Tom Murphy from Sweethearts & Heroes will return to Duanesburg Elementary with their engaging, action-focused approach to teaching …

Record-setting golf team

The Duanesburg golf team clinched their first ever back-to-back regular season title Tuesday by defeating a tough opponent in Galway 9-6. The Eagles golf team has won a WAC record 26 consecutive matches dating back to last season. They’ll once again send a team to class C/D sectionals, where they will try to defend their …

School Resource Officer coming

Duanesburg Central School District has partnered with the Schenectady County Sheriff’s Department to bring a part-time School Resource Officer (SRO) to the high school and elementary school as part of a pilot program for the current school year. The SRO is expected to begin at the schools this fall, with a flexible, part-time schedule that may include evening …

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