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 …

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 a brief video message. April 8, 2020 Dear Duanesburg Central School District Community Member, I am …

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.

Update April 2: Alternative process for issuing Working Papers

During the period of school closures due to COVID -19, parents/guardians and minors can complete the appropriate application form and email to: mhundley@duanesburg.org.  Fillable PDF versions of the AT-17 Application for Employment Certificate and AT-22 Application for Employment Permit can be accessed by clicking on the links.  These forms allow digital signatures. Once received, Mrs. …

Update April 1, 2020: At-Home learning

Dear Parents/Guardians, The ongoing COVID-19/Coronavirus public health emergency has challenged us to find new ways to support our students in their journey through K-12 education. A longer than expected closure of our schools – currently through at least April 14 – means students’ at-home learning will continue for the foreseeable future. While instruction will not …

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