All invited to Wellness Café

Good health – including physical, emotional and social wellness – is central to learning and student success. With this in mind, Duanesburg Superintendent Frank Macri will host a Superintendent’s Wellness Café the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Joe Bena Auditorium in the high school. All are invited to this community event, …

Expanded behavioral health services for students, families

Duanesburg Central School District has expanded its behavioral health services for students and their families through a partnership with Northern Rivers, an organization that includes the Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons Child & Family Center. “Northern Rivers and the district worked with Schenectady County and the Office of Mental Health to locate a …

Great spelling!

It was a f-i-r-s-t time that the Joe Bena Auditorium hosted Duanesburg’s School Spelling Bee, and the Jan. 10 event was a s-u-c-c-e-s-s. Two dozen students in grades 4 through 8 participated in the bee. They spelled their way through almost 170 words before a winner was determined. Congratulations to 1st place winner Grace DeAngelis, 2nd place finisher Matthew Newvine and …

Duanesburg proud: Zack Lawrence wrestles a 1st, Charlie Grygas 2nd

Senior wrestlers Zack Lawrence and Charlie Grygas turned in outstanding performances at the Eastern States Wrestling Classic this past weekend, with Zack placing first and Charlie second in their weight classes. Zack won the 152 lb. class. Charlie took second in 160 lb. class. Tournament competitors included 575 wrestlers representing 174 high schools from nine different states.  The 17th …

Vendors sought for Duanesburg Day

Duanesburg Day is back, and set for Saturday, April 6, 2019, from 12-4 p.m. at Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School, with a snow date of Sunday, April 7. Participants and vendors are sought for this community celebration, which recognizes our local heritage and culture of the past, present and future. Duanesburg Day festivities will include a wide variety of events appealing to …

No on-street parking as of Jan. 25

As of Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, all student drivers must park in the student parking lot. As parking on the street a safety concern, students who continue to park there will be ticketed by the police.  Student drivers must register their vehicles with the main office. Parking permits will be issued at no cost to students. Drivers who …

Real-life ER learning from DVAC

Sondra Rondeau’s Life in the ER class at Duanesburg High School kicked off 2019 learning how to handle neck and head injuries from Duanesburg Volunteer Ambulance Corps (DVAC) Captain Peter Brodie and Crew Member John Mollevik. The students learned how to stabilize the neck, use emergency equipment such as neck collars, head blocks and backboards, and lift and move a …

Proud of our wrestling alumni

Twenty-three Duanesburg wrestling alumni came home for a Jan. 3 wrestling match vs. Tamarac High School and helped cheer the Eagles on to a 40-39 victory on the mats. Our former wrestlers graduated from DCS over a period spanning nearly 50 years, from 1970-2018. They are a source of pride for our wrestling program and school community and …

You can learn a lot from an ugly sweater

Perception of artists and their creations. Art critics and what they do. Themes, colors, creativity. Duanesburg Elementary students had fun learning about such concepts and more through their annual Holiday Sweater Design Contest. Each year, students are challenged by art teacher Amanda Chovan to design and create on paper holiday-themed sweaters that they then judge for …

Wrestling Alumni Night Jan. 3

Join the Duanesburg wrestling program for Alumni Night on Thursday, Jan. 3. Former wrestlers are invited to come home to Duanesburg to watch the team take on Tamarac High School, with the competition starting at 6 p.m. at the high school. Alumni will receive free admission and will be recognized prior to cross-mats.

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