High school earns high marks in national school ranking

Duanesburg High School was ranked as one of the best high schools in America.  The recognition was announced by the U.S. News & World Report in its 2021 Best High Schools rankings. The rankings identify the top-performing public high schools at the national and state level and include published data on more than 17,800 schools.  …

School budget vote on May 18

Proposal provides support for students while staying under the tax levy limit  Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, May 18 to consider a proposed $17.885 million budget. The plan enhances the district’s academic programs and supports its strategic plan with a 1.82% year-to-year spending increase and a tax levy under the district’s limit. …

Meet the Board of Education Candidates

District residents will vote on May 18 to fill four seats on the Duanesburg Central School District Board of Education.  Three candidates will serve three-year terms beginning July 1. The seats are currently held by Shayne Mitchell, Teresa Wood-Irvin and Betsy Wright, whose terms expire June 30. One candidate will serve until June 30, 2023, …

Students connected with senior citizens through new community outreach program

The students of the Duanesburg Central School District want the many older adults who have been shuttered in their homes throughout the pandemic to know that someone is thinking of them. The school district has partnered with the Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Service to put cheerful cards and student-written letters in their hands.  …

Superintendent’s Message: Teacher appreciation, budget vote and fall reopening

May 3, 2021 Dear DCS Community:  This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week and this year is certainly worthy of special recognition for the outstanding efforts of DCS teachers. Since last March, teachers have had to totally change the way they teach students. As classrooms expanded to include virtual spaces as well as physical spaces, …

Regents testing 2021

The New York State Education Department has announced that Algebra I, English Language Arts, Earth Science, and Living Environment Regents exams will be given this June. These exams are required by federal regulations.  All other Regents exams scheduled to take place in June have been canceled. No Regents exams will be given in August.   Credit …

Athletics news, stories and photos

Looking for athletics news? DCS has a dedicated athletics site to share exclusive information about our teams and sporting events. The site features a virtual scoreboard, team schedules, updates, photo galleries and resources. Go Eagles! 

Basketball teams raise $950 for St. Jude Children Research Hospital

The DCS Basketball Program turned an obstacle into an opportunity this season and raised money for charity in the process. Teams could not welcome in-person fans, so they instead livestreamed games and filled the stands with cardboard cutouts. Families and friends could make donations and get pictures of their faces placed on the cutouts. The …

Virtual Student Equity Summit on May 25

Date and Time  May 25 from 5:30-7 p.m. How to Access Google Meet https://meet.google.com/hoq-pqwy-bme Leading Change for the Common Good You are invited to join a virtual conference and collaborate with students from across the region to discuss issues of equity and inclusion. The summit is designed to provide a forum for dialogue and reflection …

High school students reflect and reset to gear up for year-end success

A school-wide event at the Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School gave students the opportunity to reflect and reset to help ensure their success through the end of the school year.  The school’s PBIS program led an activity that gave every student the chance to share what they are grateful for and set goals for the remainder …

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