Message from incoming superintendent, Dr. James Niedermeier

James Niedermeier, Ed.D, was appointed Duanesburg superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2020, by the DCS Board of Education at their April 7, 2020 meeting. Dr. Niedermeier extends the message below to all in the district. He also offers the following video message: April 8, 2020 Dear Duanesburg Central School District Community Member, I am …

DCS named a School of Distinction: Congrats Scholar-Athletes!

Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School has been named a School of Distinction by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHAA) for achieving Scholar-Athlete status for all varsity teams. NYSPHAA’s Scholar-Athlete honors students and teams for excellence in their studies. To be named a Scholar-Athlete team, at least 75 percent of a roster must …

Update April 22: Reminder buildings & grounds closed to public

Our buildings and grounds are closed to the public through May 15, per orders from the governor, due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus situation. Please be advised that this means both campuses are closed to all people except essential employees, including all buildings, playgrounds and athletic fields (track, baseball diamond, soccer fields, tennis courts, etc.). Thank you …

Update April 16: Governor extends school closures to May 15

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on April 16 that schools and nonessential businesses will stay closed through May 15, due to the ongoing Covid-19/Coronavirus situation. Our teachers continue to lead instruction  throughout the closure, and our food service continues to provide meals to all who need them. Requests may be made at any time by reaching …

Dozen wrestlers named All-stars

Congratulations to the 12  members of Duanesburg’s varsity wrestling team who’ve been named to the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) 2019-20 All-Star Team. First team selections include Austin Lints, Jeremy Rehberg, Shayne Chiofalo, Francis Milos III, Cadan Landauer, and Jacob Suits. Second team All-Stars include Scott Nicolella, Daniel Stealey, Mahmoud Esa, Sean Rickert, Tyler Lloyd, and …

Update Apr. 9: Regents exams, course credit & continued learning

Dear Parents or guardians, As you may know, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that schools in New York State will remain closed through April 29. It is clear that the governor’s announcement stipulated that all schools will continue to operate as they have and must use all snow days and vacation days in order to …

Seniors donate $4,000 of class fund to Regional Food Bank

Despite a disappointing senior year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the senior class at Duanesburg Jr/.Sr. High School voted to donate $4,000 of their senior fund to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York to help local people in need. Duanesburg Class of 2020 Treasurer Andrew Drescher and Student Council Vice President Paul Munson …

Board to appoint new superintendent

The Duanesburg Board of Education informed district residents on Tuesday morning, April 7, that it would appoint Dr. James Niedermeier at that evening’s board meeting. The Board’s announcement, sent via email to all parents and guardians read as follows: Dear Community Members: We are pleased to announce that after a competitive search process, the Board …

Update Apr. 6: Schools closed through Apr. 29, Regents canceled

Governor Cuomo has ordered all schools and nonessential businesses to remain closed through April 29 due to the COVID-19/coronavirus situation. Board of Regents Chancellor Betty announced on April 6 that June Regents exams will be canceled. The Board of Regents is issuing specific guidance on what that will mean for New York’s high school students.

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