Voters approve construction of Duanesburg Elementary School bus loop

By a vote of 236 to 45, Duanesburg residents approved a referendum to build a new bus loop at the Elementary School.  The measure also includes replacing a bank of windows in the school.  The new bus loop will improve safety by moving the student drop-off and pick-up area from the shared driveway and parking lot …

Duanesburg CSD is hiring

Duanesburg CSD is hiring bus drivers and substitutes, cleaners and substitutes, and bus monitors and substitutes.  Immediate openings. The positions offer excellent health benefits, free training, holidays off and a great working environment.  Please see the employment page for job descriptions, then visit the application page for further instructions.    

Sept. 13, 2021, COVID-19 positive case notification

Sept. 13, 2021: The Duanesburg Central School District was informed that a Jr/Sr High School student who was last in school on Sept. 8 has tested positive for COVID-19. Schenectady County Public Health Services has notified the district that several members of our school community will be required to quarantine. Our school nurses are in …

Sept. 17, 2021, COVID-19 positive case notification

Sept. 17, 2021: The Duanesburg Central School District has identified a positive case of COVID-19 at the Jr/Sr HS through diagnostic testing today. Schenectady County Public Health Services has notified us that a small number of members of our school community will be required to quarantine. Our school nurse is in the process of notifying those …

New COVID-19 consent form is available

  The Duanesburg Central School District has put in place a new COVID-19 diagnostic and screening program that includes a consent form for parents to sign allowing their child(ren) to be tested. The district is seeking parental permission for two types of FREE COVID-19 tests that will be used in Schenectady County schools during the …

Superintendent’s message regarding 2021-22 school closure protocols

September 2021 Dear DCS Community: As I have learned, it is never too early to provide information about school closures. As you are aware, there are occasionally conditions that call for a closure of school buildings. Because of this, the district has allotted three days in its calendar for emergency school closure. In the event …

Early dismissal for Elementary School and UPK Sept. 23

There will be an early dismissal at the Elementary School on Thursday, Sept. 23. Kindergarten through Grade 6 will dismiss at 11:30 a.m., and UPK Elementary School and  UPK Whispering Pines will dismiss at 10:30 a.m.  Breakfast will be served. Lunch will not be served. The Jr./Sr. High School will have a full day of …

Elementary picture day is Sept. 24

Fall picture day for Elementary School students is Sept. 24. Here’s what parents can expect after the photos are taken:  A photo information sheet will go home with your child on the 24th It will contain your child’s unique access code, including how to order online (Contact us if the code is lost) Use your unique …

Driver Permission, Parking Permits and Parking Lot Rules

Driver Permission/Parking Permits/Parking Lot Rules (print-friendly version) Driving to school is a privilege and should not be taken for granted. Students who do not follow school rules, chronically absent, or chronically tardy will have their parking privileges suspended. The following parking rules must be followed if you are to retain your parking privilege: Your vehicle …

Teachers discuss diversity, equity and inclusion in schools

On the year’s first Superintendent’s Conference Day, Sept. 2, DCS staff participated in workshops focused on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). It was led by instructor Anna Munoz from Generation Ready. These workshops are part of the district’s efforts to meet its goal of fostering a culture that all district stakeholders believe is safe, welcoming …

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