Stay safe around water with the Y

May in National Safety Around Water Month. With summer right around the corner, now is the time to ensure that your family knows how to be safe in and around the water. The Y can help. To sign up for swim lessons, boating safety, scuba diving, lifeguarding, and more at the YMCA, visit: http://bit.ly/2LdJmOg . …

Vote for our students’ ad to support Cystinosis Research

As part of their media/marketing unit, DCS 8th graders created a video advertisement for the 2019 Destination Kia Charity Challenge. Through their video, the students are competing to win $10,000 to support a charity that has helped one of their own, the Cystinosis Research Foundation. Help them help a great cause by clicking the heart below …

DCS alum recognized for softball sportsmanship

Congratulations to DCS alumna and Sage Colleges sophomore Cassidy Schaeffer of Esperance for being named to the Empire 8 Softball Sportswomen Team. According to Sage Athletics, “Schaeffer worked in 14 games on the 2019 and exemplified sportsmanship for Sage on her second campaign with the Gators. One member of each team was named that institution’s …

Student leads Crohn’s walk team

Don’t be shy about getting help, Duanesburg 9th grader James Holliday advises those who might be dealing with inflammatory bowel disease. James, his mom Jessica, family members and Duanesburg High School Nurse Joanne Newsome will be walking as Team James to raise awareness and funds for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation at the Albany Take Steps Walk …

DCS receives $1,000 from Hannaford

Duanesburg High School has been presented with $1,000 bonus check by the local Hannaford supermarket as part of the Hannaford Helps Schools program. In late April, Esperance Hannaford Manager Joel Riley presented Duanesburg High School Principal Jodi Marvin and  senior class representatives Anna White, Sophia Loukides and Jacob Harris with the bonus check for being …

College & military service-bound

Houghton College, RPI, the Air Force, SUNY Oswego, SUNY Morrisville, U-Albany, Syracuse – Duanesburg Class of 2019 students are headed to these destinations and more after graduation. A number of them posed for the photo above on May 1, which is National College Decision Day.

Duanesburg Day generosity

The Duanesburg Day 2019 Planning Committee and DCS thank all who supported, attended and participated in this year’s event, which has raised nearly $1,300 to-date for the Reflections Memorial Foundation in Schoharie. “We are grateful for all who helped make Duanesburg Day a great success, not only as a community event, but also as a …

Aidan Enders elected NYS SkillsUSA president

It’s official: Duanesburg High School junior Aidan Enders has been elected president of the New York State SkillsUSA organization. Aidan was among four high school students from across the state who ran for the office. He was elected during the New York State SkillsUSA competition and annual conference held in Syracuse April 24-26. Aidan, who …

Residents to vote May 21 on budget, Board of Ed, bus proposition

Polls will be open for district residents to vote on the proposed 2019-20 school year budget on Tuesday, May 21, from 1-9 p.m. in the lobby of Duanesburg Elementary School, 165 Chadwick Road in Delanson. They will also vote to fill three vacancies on the Board of Education and on a bus purchase proposition. Visit …

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