COVID-19/coronavirus updates & resources – Updated March 27

The mission of Duanesburg CSD is to educate and prepare all students to reach their potential, discover their purpose and be engaged community members. The health and wellness of our staff and students are integral to delivering on that mission. With that in mind, the district is monitoring this evolving public health crisis very closely …

Update March 27: Schools are closed until April 15

March 27, 2020 Dear DCS parents and guardians,  Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today, March 27, that schools in New York State will remain closed until April 15. Sporting practices and events, rehearsals, shows, school events, activities and after-school programs will also continue to be canceled during this time. Information …

Child care services for essential workers

Updated March 25, 2020 Parent need for child care survey If you are a parent or caregiver who needs child care, please complete this New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) parent need for child care survey. Based on the information you provide about your job, employer, number of children, and financial …

Parent need for child care survey & local resource

March 25, 2020 update If you are a parent or caregiver who needs child care, please complete this New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) parent need for child care survey. Based on the information you provide about your job, employer, number of children, and financial need, OCFS may be able to …

Schools set classroom office hours

March 25, 2020 Update Duanesburg Elementary School and Jr./Sr. High School have set classroom office hours while schools are closed due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus situation. View the Elementary School Office Hours View the HS classroom office hours Please contact the teachers with any questions regarding schedules of classroom office hours.

AP exams to take place online

March 23, 2020 update The College Board, which administers Advanced Placement (AP) exams nationwide, has announced that it will conduct online exams for the 2019-20 school year. The exam content will only cover material taught through early March. This will ensure that students currently enrolled in an AP course and who pass the course will …

Grades 3-8 state tests canceled

The New York State Board of Regents and State Education Department (SED) have announced that the elementary- and intermediate-level state assessments for grades 3-8 have been suspended for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. “It is most important that during the time of closure, schools are able to continue to focus their efforts toward …

At-home learning with WMHT

Starting Monday, March 23, our local PBS station, WMHT Public Media, is offering an educational programming block targeted to support in-home learning for students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12 while area schools are closed. From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, WMHT WORLD will offer programming for students in grades 4-12. Each full …

Update March 20: Child care for emergency workers

As part of the COVID-19 response effort, the superintendents and school districts of the Capital Region BOCES are working with the Capital District YMCA to bring child care resources to the families of emergency personnel in local communities. Starting Monday, March 23, 2020, YMCA branch locations throughout the Capital Region will be offering school-age child …

Check these learning resources daily

Attention DCS students and parents and guardians: Be sure to stay up-to-date with our district’s online learning resources. We are frequently adding to them, so please check the links for the Pre-K-6 learning resources and 7-12 learning resources and/or the teachers’ Google Classroom sites daily. Also, please note that the library pages for the elementary …

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