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 …

Family Literacy Night a treasure

Readers big and small found lots of treasures at this year’s Family Literacy Night at Duanesburg Elementary School, where the April 17 event sported a pirate theme. Thanks to all who participated and to those who volunteered their time and energy to make the evening a success.

Board adopts proposed budget

At their April 9 meeting, the Duanesburg Board of Education adopted a proposed $17,365,000  budget for the 2019-20 school year. Polls will be open for district residents to vote on the proposed budget on Tuesday, May 21, from 1-9 p.m. in the elementary school lobby. The proposed budget would increase spending by $215,000 over the …

DCS to pilot school climate survey

DCS is partnering with the State Education Department as one of 100 school districts to pilot a U.S. Department of Education school climate survey to help develop school safety and student achievement initiatives. The following letter is being sent to parents and guardians of DCS students: Dear Parent or Guardian: The Duanesburg Central School District …

Small Town, Big Impact: Duanesburg Day a great success

Duanesburg Day returned to the DCS high school campus on Saturday, April 6, 2019 and the free, family friendly event was a great success. A photo album is posted on the district’s Facebook page, @duanesburgschools. The fun and festive day, planned by a committee of community members working with DCS staff, featured: A kick-off ceremony …

Hoops for Duanesburg Ed Foundation

Purple and gold took over the gym at the Duanesburg Y the evening of Friday, April 5, to shoot some hoops for a great cause, the Duanesburg Education Foundation.  In between game halves, elementary students showed off their basketball and gymnastics skills. Thanks to all who participated, both on the basketball court and as fans!

Order your elementary yearbook

Exciting news! The Duanesburg Elementary yearbook is still on sale. You can conveniently place your order online in minutes. To order and secure your copy before May 24, go online to jostens.com/yearbooks and enter Duanesburg Elementary School in the school search bar. Order now, as books will be in limited supply come June.

LEGOs + students = skills

You can build lots of things with LEGOs, even important social skills. Duanesburg Elementary students used the iconic blocks to practice skills such as taking turns and following directions while working in teams as part of their school’s Peer to Peer program. Peer to Peer brings together students from various grades to learn together. The …

Enroll now in UPK for fall

Duanesburg Central School District residents with children who will be four years old on or before Dec. 1, 2019 are eligible to enroll them in the DCS Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program at Duanesburg Elementary School for the 2019-20 school year. Parents or guardians who are interested in having their eligible children attend our UPK program …

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