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 …

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 …

Pre-order your Elementary Yearbook

  Pre-ordering for the Duanesburg Elementary Yearbook has begun. Yearbook order forms have been distributed to elementary students. If you need a new order form, please see Mrs. O’Neill or the elementary office. If you want to pay quickly by credit card, please go online to jostens.com/yearbooks. Enter our school’s name where it says “Get …

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 …

Celebrating years in education

Principal Conover kicked off the year with a first day of school photo-salute to her staff showing how many years they’ve worked in education. View the photo album on Facebook @DuanesburgCSD. Melinda Stecher marked five years when she started with her kindergarten class this fall. Visit our Facebook album to see more staff photos.  

Welcome back!

Duanesburg Elementary and High School welcomed back grades 1-12 students on Thursday, Sept. 5. Our kindergartners and pre-K learners return tomorrow. Visit our Facebook page for a photo album.

Bus runs are a work in progress

DCS is changing the way children will be bused to and from school in order to create age-appropriate bus runs. We are creating these runs to provide a better environment for all students. Learning and social-emotional growth happen beyond the walls of the classroom and school building – students learn and grow on the bus, …

Small Schools, Big Impact

Students, staff and community members alike often note Duanesburg’s close-knit, caring environment when reflecting on their successes and accomplishments.  View our video, “Small Schools, Big Impact,”  to hear their story. Our upcoming district calendar will feature reflections about Duanesburg from the Class of 2019. Watch for it in the mail this September.

Free meals for all qualifying students

Situations change. Life can present challenges. Parents/guardians are encouraged to apply for the confidential Free & Reduced Price Meals Program, which now provides free meals for all qualifying children. Participation in the program may also benefit students beyond the cafeteria. Effective this school year, all children from households meeting income guidelines for the program and …

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