Check out our new video: Small Schools, Big Impact

Duanesburg is a great place to learn and live, and we are sharing it with the world in our new video, “Small Schools, Big Impact.” Take a look! You may recognize the narrator, our Superintendent Frank Macri. Thanks to all who helped make the video a success. DCS is proud of our students, staff and …

Lawrence wins wrestling states, Grygas places third

DCS senior Zack Lawrence captured the New York State Wrestling Championship at 152 lbs. with an exciting 3-2 win. Charlie Grygas wrestled to a third in the 160-lb. division. The competition was held Feb. 23 at the Times Union Center in Albany. Congrats to Zack, Charlie, coaches Patrie, Burchhardt, Caulfield and Rowley, and to the …

UPK program starts March 1

Duanesburg Central School District is excited to offer a free, universal pre-kindergarten (UPK) program for 4-year-old children from March through June 2019. The program, to be located at Whispering Pines Preschool at 2841 Thousand Acres Road in Delanson, will run from 8:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. on school days. The program is funded by a …

Teams honored as Scholar-Athletes

Congratulations to the following winter varsity teams for being honored as New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Scholar-Athletes: Girls basketball Boys bowling Wrestling Boys basketball At the end of each sports season, NYSPHSAA honors teams who excel academically. To achieve Scholar-Athlete recognition, the average of a team’s Grade Point Average (GPA) for …

Amazing hoop players

The 7th grade boys modified basketball team had a great year, both on the court and beyond competition. Coach George Martin explains: “We finished the season 9-2 with a 1 point double overtime loss and a 6 point loss to Bishop Gibbons’ 8th grade team. An amazing group of kids. “We weren’t just hoop players, we became …

Wrestlers outstanding at Sectionals

Duanesburg’s wrestlers turned in outstanding performances on the mats this past weekend at the NYSPHSAA Section 2 Championship Competition at Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls. DCS seniors Zack Lawrence and Charlie Grygas won their weight classes and senior Joe Boni placed fifth. Zack won the 152 pound class and Charlie won the 160 pound class; …

Wrestlers win Class D bronze, coaches honored

Congratulations to Duanesburg’s wrestlers for finishing 3rd at the Class D Wrestling Championships Feb. 2 in Warrensburg. Five DCS wrestlers qualified for the finals and three won championships. A total of seven wrestlers advanced to the Section 2 Championship competition set for the Cool Arena in Glens Falls this coming weekend. Congrats to Zack Lawrence, …

A wrestling record & senior night win

Senior wrestler Zack Lawrence set a new Duanesburg record for career pins with his 124th pin on Jan. 28, passing that of alumnus and world bronze medalist Nick Gwiazdowski. Zack now has his sights set on the NYS record for career wins (277) as the postseason approaches. Congratulations also go out to varsity wrestling team …

Longtime coach Frank DeMasi passes

The Duanesburg Central School community is mourning the unexpected passing of Frank DeMasi. Mr. DeMasi served as Boys Cross Country coach since 1998. “Our school and community have suffered a great loss,” said Superintendent Frank Macri. “Over the past 20 years, Mr. DeMasi positively impacted the lives of our students. He was a coach and …

Expanded behavioral health services for students, families

Duanesburg Central School District has expanded its behavioral health services for students and their families through a partnership with Northern Rivers, an organization that includes the Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons Child & Family Center. “Northern Rivers and the district worked with Schenectady County and the Office of Mental Health to locate a …

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