Small Schools, Big Impact

Students, staff and community members alike often note Duanesburg’s close-knit, caring environment when reflecting on their successes and accomplishments.  View our video, “Small Schools, Big Impact,”  to hear their story. Our upcoming district calendar will feature reflections about Duanesburg from the Class of 2019. Watch for it in the mail this September.

Grads focus on energy & justice

Careers in clean energy and investigation lie ahead of DCS class of ‘19 grads Alexander “Xander” Monroe and Katherine Zapotocki as they head off to college. Both students earned career and technical education endorsements on their Duanesburg diplomas by completing programs at the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School as well as academic coursework …

Free meals for all qualifying students

Situations change. Life can present challenges. Parents/guardians are encouraged to apply for the confidential Free & Reduced Price Meals Program, which now provides free meals for all qualifying children. Participation in the program may also benefit students beyond the cafeteria. Effective this school year, all children from households meeting income guidelines for the program and …

Football game to kick off Homecoming 2019

DCS will kick off Homecoming 2019 with a Helderberg Valley football game on Sept. 21 at home and high school Spirit Week activities Sept. 23-27. The Student Council, Booster Club and the PTA have been busy planning. Watch for details.

New transportation safety measures

With safety as a goal, DCS is making a number of transportation-related changes this fall in school bus routes and student drop-off and pick-up procedures at the elementary school and jr./sr. high school. Age-appropriate bus runs To better ensure the safety and well-being of all students, DCS is changing how they will be bused to …

UPK openings at Whispering Pines

Do you have a little learner? The DCS Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program at Whispering Pines Preschool still has openings. Four slots remain. District residents may enroll children who were four years old as of Dec. 1, 2019. There is no cost, but families must provide their own transportation. Call the elementary office at (518) 895-2580 …

Come learn with us

Our Continuing Education program is partnering with the YMCA, Duanesburg Community PTA, local businesses and DCS staff to offer classes beginning this fall. Join us to have fun while building your financial, physical and creative fitness, and more. Meet your neighbors and share your talents. Classes will be announced on the web, Facebook and via …

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