Take our superintendent search survey

Duanesburg Central School District is seeking community input via an online survey to inform the upcoming search for its new superintendent. The survey will remain open until Oct. 24. Take the superintendent search survey (survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NPN9LJV). The brief, anonymous survey seeks input about what characteristics and skills are desired of the next superintendent. The …

Thank you to our Board of Education

It’s School Board Recognition Week. Thank you to our DCS Board of Education: President Camille Siano Enders, Vice President Deborah Grier, Dirk Felton, Dianne Grant, Shayne Mitchell, Jennifer Sexton and Teresa Wood-Irvin. Good schools make good communities, and those who serve on the Board of Education spend countless hours making sure our schools are helping …

Oooh and Oooh, the Winningest Walloping Waltzing Whiz-zinger is coming to DCS

The Duane Players, all thinkers of strange and wonderful thinks, will bring Dr. Suess’ Cat in the Hat and others from the page to the stage when they present the musical, “Suessical Jr.”  in the high school’s Joe Bena Auditorium on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. …

1 School, 1 Book = more than reading

One School, One Book: At DCS, it is a grant-funded, character education project aimed at reinforcing peaceful schools, positive behaviors and a love of reading. High school students and faculty are focusing on “Restart” by Gordon Korman, while the elementary is reading “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” by Kate DiCamillo. As part of One …

Ziegler to serve as interim

The Duanesburg Central School District Board of Education announced at their Oct. 8, 2019 meeting that Jeffery L. Ziegler will serve as interim superintendent of schools while a search is conducted to fill the position being vacated by current Superintendent Frank Macri, who accepted a superintendent position with Voorheesville Schools. Ziegler will begin serving as …

DCS among Best of the Best

Small schools, big impact: DCS was voted runner up for Best Public School in the 2019 Daily Gazette Peoples Choice – Best of the Best Awards. The summer-time contest asked readers to nominate and vote until September in various categories. More than 11,000 responses were received in the second annual contest, which the Gazette will …

Come learn with us!

DCS is proud to partner with the YMCA, community members and staff to offer the following Continuing Education classes this fall.  Community Zumba – Four-week session Wednesdays, Oct. 2-23, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Duanesburg YMCA – Free for Y Members, $40 for Non-members Join the community and learn the fine art of Zumba. This class fuses Latin …

The superintendent search process

In early September, the DCS Board of Education announced that Duanesburg Superintendent of Schools Frank Macri had accepted a new position as superintendent of the Voorheesville Central School District with anticipated departure from DCS in mid-December. The board is working with the Capital Region BOCES in the search for a new DCS superintendent. BOCES will …

President Enders heads to Washington

DCS senior Aidan Enders headed to Washington, D.C., Sept. 21 to meet with national leaders about career and technical education Aidan, who studies diesel technology at the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School in Albany, is president of the 12,000-member New York State SkillsUSA organization. At the organization’s Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI) Sept. 21-25, he …

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