September 20, 2017
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Please note: Tax bills mailed Sept. 8; payment due by Oct. 10

The later dates are due to a delay in receiving data from New York state.

Back to school photo gallery

Sept. 18, 2017

New year, new classrooms, new friends: DES is back in the learning groove.

Volleyball team serves up winning sets

Sept. 18, 2017

A championship is a great way to end a first week of competition.

Join us for Open House Sept. 21 at HS

Sept. 14, 2017

All are welcome at our elementary and high school open houses.

Graduation date is set: Friday, June 22 at 6 p.m., HS auditorium

Sept. 11, 2017


High school oil leak contained

Sept. 11, 2017

An oil leak was contained, and the district is working with the DEC.

Lady Eagles battle in tourney, soar over Sharon Springs

Sept. 7, 2017

The girls varsity soccer team had a tough Middleburgh tournament, then rebounded by  defeating Sharon Springs.

Harry Folckemer puts DCS career in park

Aug. 7, 2017

Children first, safety always was his motto for nearly 25 years.

No more in-person tax payments at DCS office

July 13, 2017

School tax payments will no longer be accepted in-person at the DCS central office. Payments must be either mailed or made online.

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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.”

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