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/

Hannah Mulhern honored with Sno Riders Award

Congrats to Hannah Mulhern on being voted by the 8th grade team as this year’s recipient of the Frontier Sno Riders Award, which recognizes a middle school student who has shown a commitment to community service and class participation. According to her nomination, “Hannah embodies this through active class participation throughout her various courses, and …

Honoring our HS retirees

DCS is honoring our retiring faculty and staff and all they have contributed during their years in our schools. We will miss them, and wish them only the best.  

May 6 update: Budget vote is by mail, ballots due by 5 p.m. on June 9

Annual school budget and board of education votes were postponed statewide under an executive order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus. In delaying the votes, which were originally scheduled for May 19, the governor’s original executive order said, “Any school board, library board, or village election scheduled to take place …

Celebrating the Class of 2020

Our Eagles fly high! DCS salutes the Class of 2020, highlighting our seniors and their plans for the future. We are also celebrating our seniors on the district’s Facebook page and Twitter. Check back as we continue to add to this webpage and be sure to follow DCS on Facebook.  

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 …

Update May 1: Message for parents from the superintendent

Dear Duanesburg parents and guardians, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced during his May 1 press briefing that New York schools will remain closed through the end of the school year to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Our teachers have been in contact with students and their families to provide instructional materials and will …

Update May 1: Governor orders schools closed through remainder of school year

On May 1, Gov. Cuomo ordered schools to remain closed through the end of the school year. Coursework will continue to be delivered remotely to students. Please take note: In order to continue to be eligible for course credit, individual students must continue to actively participate in the district’s plan for continuing education for the …

Ava Pagano honored by DAR

Duanesburg Jr. High school 8th grade student Ava Pagano has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Daughters of the American Revolution Award through the Schenectada Chapter.  “Ava flourishes in the social studies classroom by engaging in critical-thinking and thoughtful reflection of our nation’s history,” said Lisa Dennison, Duanesburg High School social studies teacher. …

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