Madison Meyer scores 1,000th point

She did it! Varsity basketball player Madison Meyer scored her 1,000th point at the Jan. 10, 2020 game vs. Berne-Knox-Westerlo.  Duanesburg won the game, but both teams showed their sportsmanship and support for Madison’s achievement. Congrats to Madison and Coach Chris Herron. Go Eagles! Watch the coverage on CBS-6 TV, Albany at: https://cbs6albany.com/sports/content/madison-meyer-scores-1000th-point-in-duanesburgs-win-over-bkw Watch the …

DCS again a top 100 school

Duanesburg does it once again: DCS has been ranked among the Academic Top 100 school districts in upstate New York by Buffalo Business First, which looked at four years of graduation rates, student performance and test results. The rankings were completed this fall. DCS: small schools, big impact. Thank you to our students, staff and …

Why do we replace school buses?

When DCS cast their budget ballots each May, they are also typically asked to vote on replacing a small number of school buses. The purchases are part of the district’s planned bus replacement program that keeps the fleet of vehicles that transport our children in safe, working order and in line with New York State …

Holiday helping wrap up

Duanesburg students and staff truly embody the DCS theme of Small schools, Big impact. Here are just a few ways they shared their spirit for the good of their community this holiday season. Providing for a family in need National Honor Society students donated $220 and purchased pots and pans, a hoodie, a blender, silverware …

8th grader establishes Giving Tree

DCS 8th grader and Student Council representative Breeanna Moss established a Giving Tree in the main high school office to help the Albany Ronald McDonald House and the Schoharie Valley Animal Shelter, causes that are dear to her. In a short video, Breeanna explains why. All are invited during school hours to take an ornament …

NHS helps local family for holidays

Students in Duanesburg’s chapter of the National Honor Society are making the holidays happier for a local family in need after a successful fundraising effort. “NHS members really pulled through this year,” said chapter advisor Lisa Della Rocco. “Together, the 17 students and their families donated $220 and purchased pots and pans, a hoodie, a …

Wrestling alumni, team are winners

More than 20 Duanesburg High School wrestling alumni cheered on Duanesburg’s varsity team as they defeated Canajoharie-Fort Plain 69-17 on Thursday, Dec. 12. The team was back in action all day Saturday at Duanesburg’s Doc Davis Memorial Tournament, defeating Ellenville (84-6), Albany (81-12), Our Lady of Lourdes (66-21), and Schuylerville (60-22) on their way to …

Duanesburg Day 2020: Discover, Connect, Serve – next meeting Jan. 16

Duanesburg Day 2020 is set for April 4, with a theme of Discover, Connect, Serve. Last year’s event was amazing and the planning committee is gearing up for a great one.  The committee next meets on Jan. 16 at 3:15 p.m. in the district office conference room. Interested in joining the committee? Email DCS Duanesburg …

Happier holidays thanks to SkillsUSA

Schenectady children in need will have happier holidays thanks to the efforts of Duanesburg students and their fellow members of the Capital Region Career and Technical School’s Albany chapter of SkillsUSA.  They played the part of Santa’s elves on Dec. 11, delivering a sleigh overflowing with toys to the Schenectady City Mission. Since Thanksgiving, the …

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