Transportation forms due Aug. 20; changes for this fall

Transportation Director Daniel McConnelee sent this important email to DCS parents and guardians on July 28, 2020. Please note the August 20 deadline for Child Care/Parent Transportation forms and how buses will be transporting students during the upcoming school year. Dear Duanesburg Families, Every area of our lives has been impacted by COVID-19.  School bus …

Take a Summer Adventure with us

Duanesburg is partnering with the Capital Region BOCES to offer Summer Adventure, a website that offers fun, enriching activities to engage elementary school-age children in hands-on and online activities. New, theme-based activities are posted weekly through Aug. 21, and parents/guardians can sign up for email updates from this free website. They can also share their …

Superintendent’s Virtual Forums & online survey

Dr. James Niedermeier officially began as Duanesburg Superintendent of Schools on July 1, 2020. He welcomes input from students, parents, staff, and community members to make sure that the district continues to move in the right direction. Dr. Niedermeier’s next Superintendent’s Virtual Forum will be held Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. via https://meet.google.com/ogm-ssri-oia. You can …

Staying connected was elementary

Whether they were being inspired by a daily video message from Principal Andrea Conover, working with their teachers remotely in Google Classroom, or viewing how to bubble paint via a Facebook video by their art teacher, Duanesburg Elementary students never stopped learning and growing this school year, despite a global pandemic. Just like in the …

A time to celebrate!! Sixth Grade Moving Up Ceremony

Update June 25, p.m.: Congratulations 6th grade students! View our photo gallery with ceremony highlights To the Students and Families of the Class of 2026, Over the past months, we have asked you to work harder than you ever have, to become experts in technology, to open up your homes as classrooms, and to find …

Summer Adventure website goes live July 3

Summer vacation may look a bit different this year, but a new website developed by Capital Region BOCES in partnership with our district and other regional schools will provide eight weeks of activities to keep children engaged all summer long! Starting July 3, visit https://summeradventure.capitalregionboces.org for a week-by-week collection of fun, enriching activities for elementary-age children.  Capital Region BOCES is joining with …

Elementary PBIS news: a parade, care packages, sharing

The Duanesburg Elementary School PBIS Team has been hard at work supporting our school community. Most students associate PBIS with the golden tickets they receive at school when they make choices that are respectful, responsible and safe. With the school building closed and virtual classrooms the new normal, the PBIS Team has looked for new …

Child care services for essential workers

Child care scholarships are available April 24, 2020 New York State is using a portion of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funds to provide child care to income eligible essential workers at no cost. Essential workers who must work outside of the home and who are using a regulated …

Learning resources from WMHT

Local PBS station WMHT Public Media began offering educational resources as of March 23, 2020, to support in-home learning for students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12 while area schools are closed. From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, WMHT WORLD will offer programming for students in grades 4-12. Each full day line-up offers …

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