August 31, 2016
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Calendars & newsletters

The printed DCS calendar will be mailed with the fall newsletter before the start of school. The calendar also may be DOWNLOADED AS A PDF.

Is your SNN information up to date?

August 22, 2016

Now is a good time to review your SNN information, particularly if your children are moving to a new school building. READ MORE

Reminder: Meningococcal vaccine required for 7th, 12th graders

New York state requires fall 2016 7th and 12th graders to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease. READ MORE

Learning digital citizenship

August 8, 2016

Sixth graders learned how to harness the power of the Internet - responsibly. READ MORE

Bus drill dates set

August 2, 2016

Students arrive home slightly late from bus drills; dates are set. READ MORE

A storied send-off into summer

July 28, 2016

Elementary students had a storied send-off into summer. VIEW GALLERY

Ground broken for capital project

June 30, 2016

The shovels hit the dirt as capital project construction began at Duanesburg Elementary. READ MORE/VIEW PHOTOS

High school students honored with awards, valuable scholarships

June 27, 2016

DCS seniors and juniors received numerous awards and valuable college scholarships at a recent ceremony at their school. READ MORE

Congratulations Class of 2016!

June 25,2016

DCS's Class of 2016 graduated June 24. VIEW GALLERY

Mushroom project tests uses for spoiled grain

June 13, 2016

Can edible mushrooms sprout from spoiled grain? UHS Environmental students worked with Cornell Cooperative Extension to find out. READ MORE

DCS students rock CTE awards

June 13, 2016

DCS students rocked the recent Career & Technical Education Awards for both CTE campuses. READ MORE

Seniors present & 7th graders learn

June 7, 2016

From savvy social media use to how to spot questionable fundraisers, seniors presented and 7th graders learned. VIEW GALLERY

Science, singing, running and excelling in Duanesburg

June 6, 2016

DCS's top two seniors will make science the focus of their next four years in school, but with different end goals. Outside of class, one might find them on stage, mats and country roads in winter. READ MORE

National honors for twice the excellence

June 6, 2016

Jacob Karandy, Brendon VanVlack and Heidi Wenzel have worked doubly hard in school and have national recognition to show for it. READ MORE

Varsity softball, baseball, girls track teams are Scholar Athletes

June 2, 2016

Congrats to DCS's latest Scholar Athletes: the varsity softball, varsity baseball and girls varsity track teams. READ MORE

Reading Warriors top their goal for Ronald McDonald House

May 31, 2016

The Duanesburg Reading Warriors hit the books in earnest and raised more than $3,200 for Ronald McDonald House of Albany. 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, monthly email newsletter and blog 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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