Oooh and Oooh, the Winningest Walloping Waltzing Whiz-zinger is coming to DCS

The Duane Players, all thinkers of strange and wonderful thinks, will bring Dr. Suess’ Cat in the Hat and others from the page to the stage when they present the musical, “Suessical Jr.”  in the high school’s Joe Bena Auditorium on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. …

1 School, 1 Book = more than reading

One School, One Book: At DCS, it is a grant-funded, character education project aimed at reinforcing peaceful schools, positive behaviors and a love of reading. High school students and faculty are focusing on “Restart” by Gordon Korman, while the elementary is reading “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” by Kate DiCamillo. As part of One …

DCS among Best of the Best

Small schools, big impact: DCS was voted runner up for Best Public School in the 2019 Daily Gazette Peoples Choice – Best of the Best Awards. The summer-time contest asked readers to nominate and vote until September in various categories. More than 11,000 responses were received in the second annual contest, which the Gazette will …

Come learn with us!

DCS is proud to partner with the YMCA, community members and staff to offer the following Continuing Education classes this fall.  Community Zumba – Four-week session Wednesdays, Oct. 2-23, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Duanesburg YMCA – Free for Y Members, $40 for Non-members Join the community and learn the fine art of Zumba. This class fuses Latin …

President Enders heads to Washington

DCS senior Aidan Enders headed to Washington, D.C., Sept. 21 to meet with national leaders about career and technical education Aidan, who studies diesel technology at the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School in Albany, is president of the 12,000-member New York State SkillsUSA organization. At the organization’s Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI) Sept. 21-25, he …

Eagles run strong

Eagles run strong: DCS senior Andrew Dresher won the small school division at the Queensbury Cross Country Invitational on Sept. 14 by one second, with a time of 16:22. Sophomore Jessica Archambeault led DCS’s girls team with a time of 24:40, and 8th grader Alison Bates was 2nd on the team with a time of …

Welcome back!

Duanesburg Elementary and High School welcomed back grades 1-12 students on Thursday, Sept. 5. Our kindergartners and pre-K learners return tomorrow. Visit our Facebook page for a photo album.

Bus runs are a work in progress

DCS is changing the way children will be bused to and from school in order to create age-appropriate bus runs. We are creating these runs to provide a better environment for all students. Learning and social-emotional growth happen beyond the walls of the classroom and school building – students learn and grow on the bus, …

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.

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