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 …

MasterMinds in playoffs; Harris is MVP

Duanesburg High School’s MasterMinds team heads to Siena College May 29 for the last round of playoff competition. The team of Jacob Harris, Maddie Folmsbee, Ava Pagano, Chelsea Burton and Heather Black will play Schuylerville at the playoffs, while Bethlehem plays Troy, and Guilderland plays Saratoga Springs, all to determine the Albany League final round. …

Thank you, voters

Thank you to all DCS residents who cast their votes on the 2019-20 school budget, bus proposition and Board of Education candidates and to the many residents who participated in our voter exit survey, including several first-time voters. DCS values your time, interest and input.

Voters approve budget, propositions, elect 3 to Board of Education

Duanesburg Central School District residents approved the proposed $17,365,000 budget for the 2019-20 school year by a vote of 292 to 82, which is a 78 percent approval. They also approved a proposition to purchase three gasoline-fueled school buses, a 65-passenger bus, a 71-passenger bus and a 21-passenger wheelchair-compatible bus, at a cost not to …

Parade salutes service members

DCS Eagles – including students, staff and Board of Education members, helped make the Memorial Day Parade a proud salute to those who’ve served. They marched, rode floats, sang the National Anthem, read the Gettysburg Address and more. All represented their schools well.

NHS named Champions of Character

Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society was honored with the Champion of Character Student Group Award by the Academy for Character Education of The Sage Colleges.  The students received the award at a May 15 ceremony at the Century House in Latham. They were honored for leadership, service and excellent performance …

6th grade to return to HS in Fall 2020

Starting in fall 2020 – the school year after next – DCS 6th graders will once again attend class on the jr./sr. high school campus. Duanesburg Superintendent Frank Macri, Elementary Principal Andrea Conover and High School Principal Jodi Marvin explained the future move in a May 16 letter home to parents, guardians and students: “Over …

13 inducted into Honor Society

Thirteen Duanesburg High School students were recognized for academic excellence, citizenship and overall achievement by being inducted into the National Honor Society on May 16 at 6 p.m. in Joe Bena Auditorium. Congratulations to: Matthew Coons Kayleigh Forslund Zachary Gamache Olivia Harris Lorel Johnson Sarah Lindecke Brian Mallory  Taylor Meyer Alanna Mitchell    Abigael O’Donnell Emelina …

Daily Gazette honors Astrid Marz

When Duanesburg High School senior Astrid Marz opened the letter from her “dream school,” she was thrilled to learn she was one of fewer than 10 percent of American University applicants to be accepted. “That enthrallment, though, soon died upon opening my financial aid package,” she related. “Even if I took advantage of the option …

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