Heather Black named valedictorian; Ava Pagano named salutatorian for DCS’ Class of 2024

Heather Black is the valedictorian for Duanesburg’s graduating class of 2024. She is the daughter of Mary Lindner and Steve Black. This fall, she plans to attend SUNY Fredonia, where she will major in applied mathematics with plans to go into actuary science and eventually become an actuary. While at Duanesburg, Heather was a member …

DES students present “Kid Frankenstein” Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m. (in HS auditorium)

Join us on Thursday, June 13 for a theatrical performance by Duanesburg Elementary School students of “Kid Frankenstein!” There will be one performance – Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  Break a leg to the cast and crew! CAST OF CHARACTERS: Frankie Stein – Toussaint Ayi Irving – Oliver Evans  …

Duanesburg community approves 2024-2025 school budget

Them Peterson and Spor re-elected to Board of Education; MacTiernan elected to first term Voters in the Duanesburg Central School District approved the district’s $19,443,000 spending plan for the 2024-25 school year by a vote of 289-120, a 71% margin. The budget for next school year includes a 2.41% ($458,000) year-to-year spending increase and called …

Transition plan set for incoming Superintendent of Schools Kimberly Ross

Incoming Superintendent of Schools Kimberly Ross has been working closely with the Duanesburg Board of Education and Interim Superintendent Jeffery Ziegler to implement a transition plan that will give her the opportunity to meet staff, students, families, and community members during the last several weeks of this current school year.  Although she doesn’t officially start …

DCPTA hosts “Meet the Candidates” night Thursday, May 16 at 7 p.m.

On Tuesday, May 21, the community will vote on the district’s proposed spending plan for the 2024-2025 school year. They will also elect three candidates to serve on the board of education for three-year terms beginning July 1, 2024. The Duanesburg Community PTA will once again host “Meet the Candidates” night to give the community …

Annual budget vote set for May 21

Proposal Stays Under the Tax Levy Limit Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, May 21, to consider a proposed $19,443,000 spending plan for the 2024-25 school year. Polls will be open from 1 – 9 p.m. at the Duanesburg Elementary School. The plan maintains all academic programs, extracurricular offerings and athletics, while prioritizing …

DES Community Club raises funds for Ronald McDonald House by reading books!

All month, DES students have been working hard to raise funds to support the work of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region by reading as many books as they can and seeking donations and sponsors through the Read for Ronald McDonald House initiative. Participants ask family and friends to sponsor the time …

DCS SCHEDULE CHANGE – School in session Thursday, 3/28; School closed Monday, 4/8

As previously mentioned at the Tuesday, March 12 BOE meeting, DCS has one day to give back to staff and students since we did not use all of our allotted snow days. The original school calendar had Thursday, March 28 as that tentative day, however, the district has decided to use the additional “snow day” …

Kimberly Ross named Superintendent of Schools

The Duanesburg Central School District Board of Education announced that Kimberly Ross has been selected to serve as the district’s next superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2024. The board will vote on Ross’ appointment at a special meeting on Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. Ross is currently the superintendent of schools for the …

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