No on-street parking as of Jan. 25

As of Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, all student drivers must park in the student parking lot. As parking on the street a safety concern, students who continue to park there will be ticketed by the police.  Student drivers must register their vehicles with the main office. Parking permits will be issued at no cost to students. Drivers who …

Real-life ER learning from DVAC

Sondra Rondeau’s Life in the ER class at Duanesburg High School kicked off 2019 learning how to handle neck and head injuries from Duanesburg Volunteer Ambulance Corps (DVAC) Captain Peter Brodie and Crew Member John Mollevik. The students learned how to stabilize the neck, use emergency equipment such as neck collars, head blocks and backboards, and lift and move a …

Proud of our wrestling alumni

Twenty-three Duanesburg wrestling alumni came home for a Jan. 3 wrestling match vs. Tamarac High School and helped cheer the Eagles on to a 40-39 victory on the mats. Our former wrestlers graduated from DCS over a period spanning nearly 50 years, from 1970-2018. They are a source of pride for our wrestling program and school community and …

Booster Club thanks Hannaford

The Duanesburg Booster Club thanks Hannaford, Esperance, for their very generous donation and for volunteering at the varsity basketball game concession on Dec. 17. Dianne Grant said, “We appreciate their support for the Duanesburg Booster Club and ultimately, the Duanesburg  athletic department. Jordan, Tyler, Elizabeth and Nicole, specifically, went above and beyond wearing their Hannaford Helps t-shirts. …

Ebenezer inspires chain of kindness

Just before their holiday break, DCS 8th graders rebuilt Ebenezer Scrooge’s chain of burdens into a chain of kindness. Each link features words of kindness, as Charles Dickens would have liked it. “May it haunt your houses pleasantly . . . ”

DCS welcomes School Resource Officer Eric Reyell

Duanesburg Central School District welcomes Schenectady County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Eric Reyell as a School Resource Officer (SRO). He’ll serve both campuses and has an office in the high school. Deputy Reyell comes to DCS through a partnership with the Schenectady County Sheriff’s Department, which is providing funding as part of a pilot program for the current …

Hundreds of Toys For Tots

Thanks to the generosity of Duanesburg students, staff and community members, the district’s annual Toys for Tots drive has come to a happy end, with a total of 225 toys donated to children for the holidays. Thank you to all who participated and to DCS staff members Lori Galea, Lori Kuhl and Karen Weiler for coordinating the …

State seeking body mass index info

Recent changes to the New York State Education Law require that body mass index (BMI) and weight status group are to be included as part of a student’s school health examination. BMI is calculated by weighing a student and measuring their height. BMI helps a doctor or nurse determine whether a student’s weight is within a healthy range or is too …

Repeat basketball champs

The girls varsity basketball team became repeat champions on Dec. 1 at the Schenevus tournament. Coach Herron reported, “The Eagles were led by 7th grader Allison O’Hanlon, who was a tournament all-star, and freshman Madison Meyer, who was the MVP of the tournament. The team celebrated with dinner at Brook’s House of BBQ.”  The team is off to a 2-0 start and begins …

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