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State revises immunization requirements

Attention parents/guardians: effective Sept. 1, the state has instituted new immunization requirements for students. READ MORE

Varsity golfers tee up wins

Aug. 27, 2015

The varsity golf team got off to a 2-0 start in the first week of the season. READ MORE

Newsletter, calendar posted online

The printed 2015-16 DCS calendar and back-to-school newsletter are posted online (click to download) and will be mailed before the start of school.

DCS wins $7,500 grant for fitness equipment

Aug. 24, 2015

DCS is one of just two schools in the state to win a $7,500 Muscle MilkĀ® Recovery Grant to replace high school fitness room equipment. READ MORE

Back to school: Update your SNN lists

Now is a good time to update your SNN information, particularly if your children will be moving to a different school building. Also note: news formerly communicated via the SNN Middle School News list will now be included in High School News for grades 7-12 and Elementary School News for K-6th grade. READ MORE

Adult & Continuing Ed class schedule is posted

Financial aid, college admission, stocks, Social Security, first aid/CPR, art, crafts, zumba: Come learn with us at Adult & Continuing Education!

Strategic Plan a living document that guides progress

Aug. 3, 2015

DCS's 2014-2017 Strategic Plan is both a roadmap for district leaders and a living document that is updated as progress is made. READ MORE

What’s in a career? The shadow knows!

July 29, 2015

A new extracurricular program beginning this fall will enable DCS 10th-12th graders to job-shadow local professionals. READ MORE

Save the date for these Duanesburg 250th & Homecoming activities

 

Faculty and staff honor their own with year-end awards

July 21, 2015

As the school year drew to a close, DCS faculty and staff recognized their peers for their efforts and dedication during 2014-15. READ MORE

DCS recognizes 95 or Above Club Superstars

July 21, 2015

The end of the school year wasn't too busy to honor students who achieved averages of 95 or above. READ MORE

School year wrap-up newsletter available

July 13, 2015

Read about our students' accomplishments in our school year wrap-up newsletter.

Students celebrate a special retirement

June 29, 2015

June 24 was a bittersweet day for elementary students who bid goodbye to a good friend as she retired - a second time - from the classroom. READ MORE

Congratulations graduates!

June 26, 2015

Congratulations to Duanesburg H.S. Class of 2015! VIEW GALLERY ON FACEBOOK

DCS celebrates Duanesburg's 250th anniversary with special events & homecoming

DCS joins the Town of Duanesburg in celebrating its 250th anniversary in 2015, with many activities planned. READ MORE

Parent Today is a great read that arrives in emailboxes - is yours one of them?

Are you signed up for Parent Today? This free, bimonthly, email newsletter bridges families and the classroom with research-based information presented in an award-winning, easy-to-follow format. READ MORE ABOUT PARENT TODAY AND HOW TO SUBSCRIBE

Student and teacher assignments: A delicate balance

Assigning students to a teacher is a task that is taken very seriously at DCS, with a goal of to creating balanced classrooms by finding the best possible fit for each student and teacher. Best practices/models for teacher-student classroom assignments and optimal classroom productivity methods have been shared among educators for years. Coupling those practices/models with the careful planning used by DCS teachers in assigning students to a teacher is why school officials have always refrained from accepting teacher requests from parents.

“We understand that convenience and familiarity play a role in parents wanting the same teacher to educate their other children,” says Superintendent Christine Crowley. “But we have a responsibility to all students to create a well-balanced classroom that takes many factors into consideration.” READ MORE

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Duanesburg supports Education Speaks blog

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