NCAA reminders for graduates

DCS Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics Penny Hardenstine would like to share the following message from NCAA concerning this year’s high school graduates: “As your graduates think about departing for college in a couple months, there are a few things schools need to be aware of regarding their graduates’ NCAA eligibility. “The Eligibility Center …

Religious exemptions removed from state vaccination law

On June 13, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that immediately removed the religious exemption for school vaccination requirements. Per the amendment to Public Health Law Section 2164, children who attend child daycare or public, private or parochial school who previously had a religious exemption must now receive their first age-appropriate dose in …

Trills, Thrills, Excellence & Superior

“Excellent” and “Superior”: The DCS 7-12 Jazz Band and Concert Band were honored with these rankings at the Trills and Thrills Music Evaluation Festival on May 31 at Neptune High School in Neptune, N.J. The Jazz Band performed “Theme from New York, New York” and “Hawaii Five-0 Theme,” and received an “Excellent” rating with scores …

Haley & Santoro honored at CAT

Duanesburg High School students Kenneth Haley and Chance Santoro have been honored by the Capital Region BOCES Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen in their Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs of study. Kenneth received a Growth in Achievement award in Engineering Technology, a.m. session. Chance was named Outstanding Student, p.m. session, in Game Design …

Lawrence honored by Wrestling USA

Duanesburg High School student Zack Lawrence has been selected as a member of the Wrestling USA magazine High School All-American Honorable Mention Team. The elite national team consists of 13 Dream Team members, 13 Academic Team members, 96 All-American members and 120 Honorable Mention members. Zack appears in the May issue of Wrestling USA magazine.

Jump high, Emily Schaeffer

Good luck to DCS Scholar-Athlete and high school senior Emily Schaeffer as she competes in pole vaulting June 7 at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) track and field competition at Middletown High School.  

Congrats top 10 & award winners

Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School celebrated the achievements of juniors and seniors on May 23 with an evening awards ceremony in Joe Bena Auditorium. The top ten graduating seniors, including the valedictorian and salutatorian, were honored, along with numerous recipients of scholarships and awards. Congratulations to Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School’s top 10 graduating seniors: Hannah Lawrence …

NTHS = Excellence at CTE, DCS

Duanesburg High School students Charles Burton, Aidan Enders, Chance Santoro and Jakob Stahl have been recognized for excellence in their studies at DCS and in Career and Technical Education (CTE) by being inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) at a May 28 ceremony at Colonie Central High School.   To be honored, they had …

Hannah Borski honored by DAR

Duanesburg Jr. High School student Hannah Borski has been honored for her excellence in American history by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The DAR’s Schenectada* Chapter presents the award each spring to an 8th grade student from the area. The award aligns with the organization’s mission: “DAR, founded in 1890, is a non-profit, non-political …

MasterMinds place 4th of 30

Congratulations to Duanesburg High School’s MasterMinds team. They placed 4th out of 30 teams in the Albany region competition at Siena College on May 29. The team includes Jacob Harris, Maddie Folmsbee, Ava Pagano, Chelsea Burton and Heather Black. Before the competition, Jacob was named League MVP following a vote by the MasterMinds teams. MasterMinds …

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