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 …

May 6 update: Budget vote by absentee ballots due by 5 p.m. on June 9

Annual school budget and board of education votes were postponed statewide under an executive order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus. In delaying the votes, which were originally scheduled for May 19, the governor’s original executive order said, “Any school board, library board, or village election scheduled to take place …

Message from incoming superintendent, Dr. James Niedermeier

James Niedermeier, Ed.D, was appointed Duanesburg superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2020, by the DCS Board of Education at their April 7, 2020 meeting. Dr. Niedermeier extends the message below to all in the district. He also offers a brief video message. April 8, 2020 Dear Duanesburg Central School District Community Member, I am …

Update April 1, 2020: At-Home learning

Dear Parents/Guardians, The ongoing COVID-19/Coronavirus public health emergency has challenged us to find new ways to support our students in their journey through K-12 education. A longer than expected closure of our schools – currently through at least April 14 – means students’ at-home learning will continue for the foreseeable future. While instruction will not …

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 …

Check these learning resources daily

Attention DCS students and parents and guardians: Be sure to stay up-to-date with our district’s online learning resources. We are frequently adding to them, so please check the links for the Pre-K-6 learning resources and 7-12 learning resources and/or the teachers’ Google Classroom sites daily. Also, please note that the library pages for the elementary …

Show us your spirit – virtually!

You can’t keep Eagle spirit down! Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School students will celebrate Virtual School Spirit Week beginning April 6. Students are asked to take photos of themselves participating in the week’s special activities and send them to lkuhl@duanesburg.org or mlongo@duanesburg.org. DCS will share them out here and on the district’s Facebook page. Here are …

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