Wellness Café changed to March 6

Please note: The date of this event has been changed from Feb. 13 to March 6. Good health – including physical, emotional and social wellness – is central to learning and student success. With this in mind, Duanesburg Superintendent Frank Macri will host a Superintendent’s Wellness Café the evening of Wednesday, March 6, from 6:30-7:30 …

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 …

Vendors sought for Duanesburg Day

Duanesburg Day is back, and set for Saturday, April 6, 2019, from 12-4 p.m. at Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School, with a snow date of Sunday, April 7. Participants and vendors are sought for this community celebration, which recognizes our local heritage and culture of the past, present and future. Duanesburg Day festivities will include a wide variety of events appealing to …

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 …

Great spelling!

It was a f-i-r-s-t time that the Joe Bena Auditorium hosted Duanesburg’s School Spelling Bee, and the Jan. 10 event was a s-u-c-c-e-s-s. Two dozen students in grades 4 through 8 participated in the bee. They spelled their way through almost 170 words before a winner was determined. Congratulations to 1st place winner Grace DeAngelis, 2nd place finisher Matthew Newvine and …

You can learn a lot from an ugly sweater

Perception of artists and their creations. Art critics and what they do. Themes, colors, creativity. Duanesburg Elementary students had fun learning about such concepts and more through their annual Holiday Sweater Design Contest. Each year, students are challenged by art teacher Amanda Chovan to design and create on paper holiday-themed sweaters that they then judge for …

Reverse Advent Calendar sharing

Chris Danapilis’ class at Duanesburg Elementary completed a Reverse Advent Calendar project to share with those less fortunate during the holiday season. “It’s a good reminder that while it’s a lot of fun to unwrap presents, we should think about the joy we can give to others as well,” he said. “For our Reverse Advent Calendar, …

Global learning from a library seat

Duanesburg Elementary students find learning about big cats is even more exciting when a National Geographic live video link connects them with educators, scientists and other students from around the world. On Dec. 11 and 12, fifth graders traveled the globe from their seats in the elementary library via a live Internet simulcast with peers in several mid-western states, Ontario and Quebec in Canada, …

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