Talent on display at virtual art show

Duanesburg High School students have talent, and teachers Kevin DiTondo and Ashlyn Piercey have put together a terrific Virtual Art Show of their work. View the gallery and see what they’ve created.

Hannah Mulhern honored with Sno Riders Award

Congrats to Hannah Mulhern on being voted by the 8th grade team as this year’s recipient of the Frontier Sno Riders Award, which recognizes a middle school student who has shown a commitment to community service and class participation. According to her nomination, “Hannah embodies this through active class participation throughout her various courses, and …

May 6 update: Budget vote by absentee ballots due by 5 p.m. on June 9

Annual school budget and board of education votes were postponed statewide under an executive order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus. In delaying the votes, which were originally scheduled for May 19, the governor’s original executive order said, “Any school board, library board, or village election scheduled to take place …

Seniors donate $4,000 of class fund to Regional Food Bank

Despite a disappointing senior year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the senior class at Duanesburg Jr/.Sr. High School voted to donate $4,000 of their senior fund to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York to help local people in need. Duanesburg Class of 2020 Treasurer Andrew Drescher and Student Council Vice President Paul Munson …

Ava Pagano honored by DAR

Duanesburg Jr. High school 8th grade student Ava Pagano has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Daughters of the American Revolution Award through the Schenectada Chapter.  “Ava flourishes in the social studies classroom by engaging in critical-thinking and thoughtful reflection of our nation’s history,” said Lisa Dennison, Duanesburg High School social studies teacher. …

Dozen wrestlers named All-stars

Congratulations to the 12  members of Duanesburg’s varsity wrestling team who’ve been named to the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) 2019-20 All-Star Team. First team selections include Austin Lints, Jeremy Rehberg, Shayne Chiofalo, Francis Milos III, Cadan Landauer, and Jacob Suits. Second team All-Stars include Scott Nicolella, Daniel Stealey, Mahmoud Esa, Sean Rickert, Tyler Lloyd, and …

Message from incoming superintendent, Dr. James Niedermeier

James Niedermeier, Ed.D, was appointed Duanesburg superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2020, by the DCS Board of Education at their April 7, 2020 meeting. Dr. Niedermeier extends the message below to all in the district. He also offers a brief video message. April 8, 2020 Dear Duanesburg Central School District Community Member, I am …

Update April 2: Alternative process for issuing Working Papers

During the period of school closures due to COVID -19, parents/guardians and minors can complete the appropriate application form and email to: mhundley@duanesburg.org.  Fillable PDF versions of the AT-17 Application for Employment Certificate and AT-22 Application for Employment Permit can be accessed by clicking on the links.  These forms allow digital signatures. Once received, Mrs. …

Update April 1, 2020: At-Home learning

Dear Parents/Guardians, The ongoing COVID-19/Coronavirus public health emergency has challenged us to find new ways to support our students in their journey through K-12 education. A longer than expected closure of our schools – currently through at least April 14 – means students’ at-home learning will continue for the foreseeable future. While instruction will not …

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