Religious exemptions removed from state vaccination law

On June 13, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that immediately removed the religious exemption for school vaccination requirements. Per the amendment to Public Health Law Section 2164, children who attend child daycare or public, private or parochial school who previously had a religious exemption must now receive their first age-appropriate dose in …

Trills, Thrills, Excellence & Superior

“Excellent” and “Superior”: The DCS 7-12 Jazz Band and Concert Band were honored with these rankings at the Trills and Thrills Music Evaluation Festival on May 31 at Neptune High School in Neptune, N.J. The Jazz Band performed “Theme from New York, New York” and “Hawaii Five-0 Theme,” and received an “Excellent” rating with scores …

B.R.A.V.E.S. wrap positive year

Duanesburg Elementary’s  B.R.A.V.E.S. anti-bullying program has wrapped up a year of “strengthening the school’s positive climate and growing superheroes who know what to do when they see unkindness happen,” according to reading teacher and Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) coach Polly Benjamin. The program was facilitated by Ms. Benjamin and fellow PBIS coach Bridget …

Join our elementary artists

Duanesburg Elementary students will present their sixth annual art show at their school on Wednesday, May 29, from 5-7 p.m. They will showcase their talent, lead fun activities and offer snacks and drinks. Come join us!

Thank you, voters

Thank you to all DCS residents who cast their votes on the 2019-20 school budget, bus proposition and Board of Education candidates and to the many residents who participated in our voter exit survey, including several first-time voters. DCS values your time, interest and input.

Voters approve budget, propositions, elect 3 to Board of Education

Duanesburg Central School District residents approved the proposed $17,365,000 budget for the 2019-20 school year by a vote of 292 to 82, which is a 78 percent approval. They also approved a proposition to purchase three gasoline-fueled school buses, a 65-passenger bus, a 71-passenger bus and a 21-passenger wheelchair-compatible bus, at a cost not to …

Parade salutes service members

DCS Eagles – including students, staff and Board of Education members, helped make the Memorial Day Parade a proud salute to those who’ve served. They marched, rode floats, sang the National Anthem, read the Gettysburg Address and more. All represented their schools well.

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