Voters approve budget, propositions, elect 3 to Board of Education

Duanesburg Central School District residents approved the proposed $17,365,000  budget for the 2019-20 school year by a vote of 292 to 82, which is a 78 percent approval. They also approved a proposition to purchase three gasoline-fueled school buses, a 65-passenger bus, a 71-passenger bus and a 21-passenger wheelchair-compatible bus, at a cost not to …

NHS named Champions of Character

Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society was honored with the Champion of Character Student Group Award by the Academy for Character Education of The Sage Colleges.  The students received the award at a May 15 ceremony at the Century House in Latham. They were honored for leadership, service and excellent performance …

6th grade to return to HS in Fall 2020

Starting in fall 2020 – the school year after next – DCS 6th graders will once again attend class on the jr./sr. high school campus. Duanesburg Superintendent Frank Macri, Elementary Principal Andrea Conover and High School Principal Jodi Marvin explained the future move in a May 16 letter home to parents, guardians and students: “Over …

13 inducted into Honor Society

Thirteen Duanesburg High School students were recognized for academic excellence, citizenship and overall achievement by being inducted into the National Honor Society on May 16 at 6 p.m. in Joe Bena Auditorium. Congratulations to: Matthew Coons Kayleigh Forslund Zachary Gamache Olivia Harris Lorel Johnson Sarah Lindecke Brian Mallory  Taylor Meyer Alanna Mitchell    Abigael O’Donnell Emelina …

Daily Gazette honors Astrid Marz

When Duanesburg High School senior Astrid Marz opened the letter from her “dream school,” she was thrilled to learn she was one of fewer than 10 percent of American University applicants to be accepted. “That enthrallment, though, soon died upon opening my financial aid package,” she related. “Even if I took advantage of the option …

Brooks BBQ afternoon of May 21

Bring your appetite and support a good cause: the Duanesburg High School Class of 2020 is sponsoring a Brooks BBQ fundraiser on Tuesday, May 21, from 2:45 – 5:30 p.m. at Duanesburg Elementary School. Chicken halves will be available for $8 and ribs will be available for $10, while supplies last. Questions? Contact Class of …

An engaging Journey to Ellis Island

She took them from Italy to Ellis Island and to a new life in a new country. Along the way, Story Laurie led Duanesburg Elementary students through a lively journey of culture, history and song. “Story Laurie and her program are among the most remarkable opportunities that our 5th grade students are able to be a part …

Scholar-Athletes to be honored

Duanesburg will honor its 2018-19 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athletes at a May 29 ceremony at Settles Hill Banquet Hall. They are being recognized for achieving a GPA of 90 or higher and participating in a varsity sport or sports. Congratulations to: 4 Season Scholar Athlete: Drescher, Andrew 3 Season Scholar …

School climate survey is live

DCS is partnering with the State Education Department to pilot a U.S. Department of Education school climate survey to help develop school safety and student achievement initiatives.  The survey links will be live May 6-27. Students in grade 5-12 will be asked to take the survey, as will their parents/guardians and DCS staff.  Parents/guardians will …

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