Board adopts proposed budget

At their April 9 meeting, the Duanesburg Board of Education adopted a proposed $17,365,000  budget for the 2019-20 school year. Polls will be open for district residents to vote on the proposed budget on Tuesday, May 21, from 1-9 p.m. in the elementary school lobby. The proposed budget would increase spending by $215,000 over the …

DCS to pilot school climate survey

DCS is partnering with the State Education Department as one of 100 school districts to pilot a U.S. Department of Education school climate survey to help develop school safety and student achievement initiatives. The following letter is being sent to parents and guardians of DCS students: Dear Parent or Guardian: The Duanesburg Central School District …

Small Town, Big Impact: Duanesburg Day a great success

Duanesburg Day returned to the DCS high school campus on Saturday, April 6, 2019 and the free, family friendly event was a great success. A photo album is posted on the district’s Facebook page, @duanesburgschools. The fun and festive day, planned by a committee of community members working with DCS staff, featured: A kick-off ceremony …

Y honors Anna White, Karen Kanarkiewicz

Duanesburg High School senior Anna White has been named an Outstanding Student by the Capital District YMCA in honor of her contributions to school and community that demonstrate the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Duanesburg high school social studies teacher Karen Kanarkiewicz was named an Outstanding Educator by the Capital District …

Hoops for Duanesburg Ed Foundation

Purple and gold took over the gym at the Duanesburg Y the evening of Friday, April 5, to shoot some hoops for a great cause, the Duanesburg Education Foundation.  In between game halves, elementary students showed off their basketball and gymnastics skills. Thanks to all who participated, both on the basketball court and as fans!

College Caravan a mutual hit

The students were happy, the colleges pleased and the 2019 College Caravan at Duanesburg High School was a success. Two dozen institutions of higher learning filled Joe Bena Hall and presented admissions and general information to inquiring 11th graders at the April 4 event. Visiting schools included SUNY Albany, Delhi, Oneonta, Oswego and Plattsburgh; Bryant …

LEGOs + students = skills

You can build lots of things with LEGOs, even important social skills. Duanesburg Elementary students used the iconic blocks to practice skills such as taking turns and following directions while working in teams as part of their school’s Peer to Peer program. Peer to Peer brings together students from various grades to learn together. The …

Mattress fundraiser to benefit wrestling, volleyball teams

Duanesburg High School’s wrestling and volleyball teams will be the beneficiaries of funds raised through a May 11 mattress and bedding sale on campus. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the high school gym. New mattresses, pillows and sheets will be displayed for sale at reduced prices, including the …

Zack Lawrence places 7th at Nationals

DCS senior Zack Lawrence achieved All-American status in wrestling at the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) High School Nationals in Virginia Beach the weekend of March 29-31. Zack faced the toughest competition in the country in an 85-man bracket on the way to placing 7th in the senior division (12th grade) at 152 lbs. …

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