Hoops for Duanesburg Ed Foundation

Purple and gold took over the gym at the Duanesburg Y the evening of Friday, April 5, to shoot some hoops for a great cause, the Duanesburg Education Foundation.  In between game halves, elementary students showed off their basketball and gymnastics skills. Thanks to all who participated, both on the basketball court and as fans!

College Caravan a mutual hit

The students were happy, the colleges pleased and the 2019 College Caravan at Duanesburg High School was a success. Two dozen institutions of higher learning filled Joe Bena Hall and presented admissions and general information to inquiring 11th graders at the April 4 event. Visiting schools included SUNY Albany, Delhi, Oneonta, Oswego and Plattsburgh; Bryant …

Mattress fundraiser to benefit wrestling, volleyball teams

Duanesburg High School’s wrestling and volleyball teams will be the beneficiaries of funds raised through a May 11 mattress and bedding sale on campus. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the high school gym. New mattresses, pillows and sheets will be displayed for sale at reduced prices, including the …

Zack Lawrence places 7th at Nationals

DCS senior Zack Lawrence achieved All-American status in wrestling at the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) High School Nationals in Virginia Beach the weekend of March 29-31. Zack faced the toughest competition in the country in an 85-man bracket on the way to placing 7th in the senior division (12th grade) at 152 lbs. …

Learning care of psych emergencies

Students in Sondra Rondeau’s Life in the ER class at Duanesburg Jr./Sr. High School have been focusing on various psychiatric emergencies in their latest unit of study. A few weeks ago, they researched mental disorders and presented their findings to the class.  Last week, the students collaborated with high school librarian Yvonne Keller-Baker to learn …

Enroll now in UPK for fall

Duanesburg Central School District residents with children who will be four years old on or before Dec. 1, 2019 are eligible to enroll them in the DCS Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program at Duanesburg Elementary School for the 2019-20 school year. Parents or guardians who are interested in having their eligible children attend our UPK program …

Sara Johnson honored with music educators scholarship

Congratulations to DCS senior Sara Johnson on being awarded a competitive scholarship by the Schoharie County Music Educators Association in honor of her vocal talents at this past weekend’s All County Music Festival. Sara prepared and performed “L’Heure Exquise” by Reynaldo Hahn. The $750 scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing higher education in music. …

Band shines at All-County festival

Nearly 40 DCS band students in grades 7-12 participated in the Schoharie County Music Educators Association (SCMEA) All-County Music Festival on March 23 at Cobleskill-Richmondville High School. Other participants included students from neighboring school districts Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Cobleskill-Richmondville, Middleburgh, Sharon Springs and Schoharie. The SCMEA Junior High Band rehearsed and performed “The Avengers” arranged by Michael …

Behavioral health services available for students, families

Life can be challenging. Duanesburg Central School District offers students and their families expanded behavioral health services through a partnership with Northern Rivers, an organization that includes the Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons Child & Family Center. “Northern Rivers and the district worked with Schenectady County and the Office of Mental Health to …

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