Update June 1: Cancellation of June/August Regents exams, temporary changes in graduation requirements and other education modifications: What students and parents need to know

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) cancelled the June 2020 and August 2020 Regents exams and made some temporary changes to requirements for students to earn high school diplomas and graduate. Below is a summary of what students and parents need to know. Regents exams All Regents exams …

Elementary PBIS news: a parade, care packages, sharing

The Duanesburg Elementary School PBIS Team has been hard at work supporting our school community. Most students associate PBIS with the golden tickets they receive at school when they make choices that are respectful, responsible and safe. With the school building closed and virtual classrooms the new normal, the PBIS Team has looked for new …

Update May 18: Thought Exchange survey about return to school buildings

Dear Duanesburg Central School District Community Member: Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that New York school facilities will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year. The Governor will make a decision about summer school by the end of May. As we look to the future, we must think about what a return …

Update May 15: Procedures to pick up student belongings

Dear Elementary and High School Students and Families: As the end of the year is upon us, we are making arrangements for you to collect your belongings from the school. Teachers will be putting all student items in bags which will be handed out to families in the school parking lot  at both the Elementary …

Residents to elect three to Board of Education

District residents will vote via absentee ballot to fill vacancies on the Board of Education for terms beginning July 1, 2020 for: two 3-year terms for seats currently held by Camille Siano Enders and Jennifer Sexton, and one 1-year term for the seat currently filled by Henry “Dirk” Felton due to the resignation of Henrietta …

May 14 update: Graduation planning

Dear Class of 2020 and Families, During this very uncertain time we want to assure you, as a district we are taking all circumstances surrounding graduation and other events under advisement based upon the executive orders issued from Governor Cuomo. Currently, he is not allowing any large gatherings.  Please know, our decision to begin the …

Update on scheduled activities, including end-of-year events

With it now official that we will not be returning to school on-site this year, we want to provide an update on activities on the school calendar, including end-of-year events and celebrations.  We know that there are many questions about events and there are also many fun and creative ideas out there. When it comes …

Talent on display at virtual art show

Duanesburg High School students have talent, and teachers Kevin DiTondo and Ashlyn Piercey have put together a terrific Virtual Art Show of their work. View the gallery and see what they’ve created.

Virtual SUNY College Fair May 14 & 16

SUNY will be offering their first ever virtual college fairs on Thursday, May 14, and Saturday, May 16. The fair will include representatives from nearly every SUNY campus. Students will be able to chat with reps using text and video chat. Register at the following link: https://www.suny.edu/attend/events/virtual-college-fair/

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