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.

Football game to kick off Homecoming 2019

DCS will kick off Homecoming 2019 with a Helderberg Valley football game on Sept. 21 at home and high school Spirit Week activities Sept. 23-27. The Student Council, Booster Club and the PTA have been busy planning. Watch for details.

New transportation safety measures

With safety as a goal, DCS is making a number of transportation-related changes this fall in school bus routes and student drop-off and pick-up procedures at the elementary school and jr./sr. high school. Age-appropriate bus runs To better ensure the safety and well-being of all students, DCS is changing how they will be bused to …

Come learn with us

Our Continuing Education program is partnering with the YMCA, Duanesburg Community PTA, local businesses and DCS staff to offer classes beginning this fall. Join us to have fun while building your financial, physical and creative fitness, and more. Meet your neighbors and share your talents. Classes will be announced on the web, Facebook and via …

Mobile crisis response services

Life can be challenging. Northern Rivers, which partners with DCS to offer behavioral health services, offers Mobile Crisis Response Services to assist individuals and families in need of immediate assistance. Parents, guardians and adults may call (518) 292-5499 any time, day or night, for referrals to Mobile Crisis Response Services. Northern Rivers crisis teams consist …

Top students dream large – and small

One swims with eels, while the other likes to horse around. Both play instruments, but he’s a heavy metal fan, while she listens to “anything and everything, from country to rap music.” His future career involves subatomic particles, while hers centers on large animals. Duanesburg’s Class of 2019 valedictorian Jacob Harris and salutatorian Hanna Avery …

HOBY shines light on leadership

DCS juniors Lorel Johnson and Abigael O’Donnell joined with classmates in writing essays about leadership as a bid to attend the 2019 Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Conference. Lorel’s essay was chosen by a panel of judges, granting her admission to the conference, which was sponsored by the Leo Club. Abigael’s essay received second place, but …

“We will go forth, and we will be excellent”

June 21, 2019 was a milestone day for 62 Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School students as they turned their tassels and walked across the stage to the next stage in their lives at the Class of ’19 graduation ceremony.  Joe Bena Auditorium was filled with families, friends, DCS faculty and staff on a beautiful first evening …

Summer office hours

As of June 27, office hours will be from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School and Elementary School and 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Central (District) Office, dependent upon scheduled vacations and holidays.

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