District seeks input on COVID relief funding

Duanesburg district leaders are seeking input on a plan to apply COVID relief funding that is available to schools over the next three years. The funds are intended to provide districts with short-term resources to assist in recovering from the effects of the pandemic on the educational process. Duanesburg CSD is slated to receive $1,465,717 …

Mask wearing change for outside activities

(Updated June 16, 2021) Dear DCS Community Member: Based on an executive order issued by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, DCS has modified its mask wearing protocols for outside activity effective June 7. Mask wearing will no longer be required outside for any school activity.  However, Gov. Cuomo has stated that the CDC will not change its …

Health and safety precautions remain unchanged for schools

Dear DCS Community Member:  As you know, many of the restrictions put in place across the state as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are changing. That said, it is important to note that many of the health and safety precautions in place for schools have remained unchanged by the New York State Department of …

Families invited to participate in virtual forum about sixth grade

Families of students who will be in sixth grade for the 2021-22 school year are invited to participate in a virtual forum at 6:30 p.m. on June 16. The forum will give parents and caregivers an opportunity to ask questions about some of the program enhancements planned for sixth grade.  Google Meet joining info Video …

DCS announces top students of the Class of 2021

The Duanesburg Central School District is proud to announce the top students of the Class of 2021. Abigael O’Donnell has been named the valedictorian and Alanna Mitchell is the salutatorian.  Abigael O’Donnell, Valedictorian Abigael O’Donnell, the daughter of Jarrett and Dawn O’Donnell, is the valedictorian of the Class of 2021. Abigael will attend Carnegie Mellon …

Voters approve budget, bus purchase; elect four to board of education

Duanesburg voters approved a $17,885,000 budget by a vote of 217-65, a margin of 77%. The spending plan will enhance academic programs and supports the district’s strategic plan with a 1.82% year-to-year spending increase and a property tax levy of 1.95%, which is below the district’s state-calculated limit, or “cap.” The budget also continues athletic …

High school earns high marks in national school ranking

Duanesburg High School was ranked as one of the best high schools in America.  The recognition was announced by the U.S. News & World Report in its 2021 Best High Schools rankings. The rankings identify the top-performing public high schools at the national and state level and include published data on more than 17,800 schools.  …

Students connected with senior citizens through new community outreach program

The students of the Duanesburg Central School District want the many older adults who have been shuttered in their homes throughout the pandemic to know that someone is thinking of them. The school district has partnered with the Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Service to put cheerful cards and student-written letters in their hands.  …

Superintendent’s Message: Budget vote, vaccine clinic and more

June 15, 2021 Dear DCS Community:  As the end of the school year approaches, there are many things to celebrate. Not only should we congratulate our graduating seniors and wish them luck as they head off into the next phase of their lives, we should also celebrate the end of this very challenging year.   All …

Athletics news, stories and photos

Looking for athletics news? DCS has a dedicated athletics site to share exclusive information about our teams and sporting events. The site features a virtual scoreboard, team schedules, updates, photo galleries and resources. Go Eagles! 

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