Small Town, Big Impact: Duanesburg Day a great success

Duanesburg Day 2019

Duanesburg Day returned to the DCS high school campus on Saturday, April 6, 2019 and the free, family friendly event was a great success.

A photo album is posted on the district’s Facebook page, @duanesburgschools.

The fun and festive day, planned by a committee of community members working with DCS staff, featured:

  • A kick-off ceremony in Joe Bena Auditorium, with comments by government officials and a special dedication and plaque ceremony
  • A flag ceremony by Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
  • An arts, crafts and vendor fair
  • A Scholastic book fair
  • Lots of hands-on activities, student displays and demonstrations featuring history, art, music, science, technology, and student clubs, activities and sports
  • An on-site confidential shredding truck, provided by First New York Federal
  • Credit Union
  • Food, music and fundraisers
  • Photo booth
  • Llamas and fiber arts
  • Free popcorn by the Lions Club
  • An instrument petting zoo presented by Old Songs
  • Guided bus tours of historical Duanesburg sites, including the Episcopal Church and Quaker Meeting House
  • Library, environmental and cooperative extension displays and demonstrations
  • Presentations and displays by local government officials, civic and community organizations
  • Safety presentations and displays by law enforcement and other first responders, including K-9 units, DVAC, impaired driving goggles and emergency preparedness
  • Presentations by local businesses and groups serving area youth
  • A district Talent Show following the event

Thank you to all in our community and school who made Duanesburg Day 2019 a great success.

Girl Scout sits at booth

2 students sit at welcome table

man showing girl how to play a ukelele

JDRF volunteer students and adults stand behind their book