New DES playground design presented to Board of Education

At Tuesday evening’s monthly Board of Education business meeting, DCS’ Assistant Superintendent of Management Services Jeffrey Rivenburg gave an update on the district’s new elementary school playground project, which is included in the first phase of the $28 million Centennial Capital Project that was approved by voters in December of 2023.  A playground committee composed …

All DES students to receive FREE breakfast & lunch at school starting Wednesday, Nov. 1

We are pleased to announce that all students enrolled at Duanesburg Elementary School will be able to receive FREE breakfast and lunch meals at school beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023.    This implementation is a result of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) expanding access to the federal Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). CEP allows eligible …

A message from the DCS Board of Education re: events from Wednesday, Oct. 18

October 20, 2023 To the Duanesburg Community, We, the members of your Board of Education, would like to offer our thoughts following the emergency response at both of our school buildings this week. While we all wish that threats like those distributed across NYS on Wednesday wouldn’t happen, there are some important things that we …

Duanesburg Board of Education seeks community input to inform upcoming search for next superintendent of schools

The Board of Education met with Anita Murphy and Lynne Wells, search consultants from Capital Region BOCES at its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17 to outline a plan for finding the next superintendent of schools. The first step is to gather community feedback via an online survey and a series of focus groups held this …

Jeffery Ziegler Returns to DCS as Interim Superintendent

BOE to welcome Ziegler and discuss superintendent search process at annual reorganization meeting July 5 At a special board meeting held Wednesday, June 28, the Duanesburg Board of Education appointed Jeffery Ziegler as interim superintendent for Duanesburg Central School District effective July 1, 2023. Ziegler will take over for Dr. James Niedermeier, who announced his …

DCS welcomes Deputy Timmons as the district’s second full-time school resource officer!

The Duanesburg Central School District extends a warm welcome to Deputy Timmons with the Schenectady County Sheriff’s Office, as the district’s second full-time school resource officer (SRO)! Deputy Timmons will be based at Duanesburg Elementary School. She attended this morning’s PBIS Assembly and was introduced to staff and students by Principal Conover. Welcome to DCS, Deputy …

District’s proposed budget for 2023-24 adopted by Board of Education

Community will vote on proposed $18.985 million budget Duanesburg Central School District’s Board of Education adopted the district’s proposed budget for the 2023-24 school year at the board’s regular monthly meeting held Tuesday, April 4. The proposed $18.985 million budget maintains current programming, as well as all athletics and extracurricular offerings. The spending plan includes …

DES students read books to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region

All this month, DES students have been working hard to raise funds to support the work of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region, by reading as many books as they can! Students are seeking donations and sponsors through the Read for Ronald McDonald House initiative. Participants ask family and friends to sponsor …

Two DCS Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to NY state tournament

Congratulations to DCS’ four Odyssey of the Mind teams on their performances at their recent regional competition, held at the Shenendehowa School District. Two of our teams placed second, which qualifies them to compete in the NY state competition, which will be held on April 15 at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. The …

Post navigation