May 23, 2018
Duanesburg Central Schools

High School News

What's news? Stay in the know

In addition to the events and news specific to Duanesburg High School posted on this webpage, be sure to check our district home page for extensive news listings and our athletics page for recent sports news. SNN subscribers receive e-mail updates, and if desired, emergency closing text messages.

Get the latest sports schedule news via email

Want email reminders of upcoming games and notices of changes? It's easy: Click on the Schedules quick link on the Athletics page, then scroll on the right-hand side of the page to select "Notify Me." Log into your account or create one if needed to sign up.

Eleanor Felton and Kristina Goebel honored by YMCA

April 23, 2018

Felton is an Outstanding Student, Goebel an Outstanding Educator.

Olivia Dykstra, Eleanor Felton sign with D1 colleges

April 13, 2018

Accomplished scholar athletes cap impressive student careers.

DCS to be well represented at SkillsUSA states

April 3, 2018

Two high school students to compete, two to assist with security for the event.

2018 Grades 3-8 English Language Arts and Math State Exams

The spring testing season is on the horizon. 7 Things Families Should Know

Softball players team up for Ronald McDonald House

March 27, 2018

Their coach is proud of their effort to pay it forward.

Ace alum coaches baseball players

March 26, 2018

Aaron Casper played D-1 ball, had full pitching scholarship.

Robotics team takes on the Americas at RPI

March 19, 2018

They brought home an award and some great experience.

Award info packets go out March 19, due back by April 11

March 12, 2018

On Monday, March 19, all seniors will be receiving a packet with award information. These packets are due back to the Counseling Center no later than April 11 at 2:45 p.m. No packets will be accepted after this date.

Fight the flu

Flu is serious. Keep your family healthy.

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


NYS child abuse or neglect reporting resources

The NYS Office of Children and Family Services operates a toll-free hotline to receive reports of child abuse and neglect.

Tools for Schools

Linking your Price Chopper AdvantEdge Card to Tools For Schools for Duanesburg High School helps earn free classroom equipment. Enroll at and use school code 15743.

Students riding school buses other than their regular routes

From time to time, students ask to have friends ride with them on their school bus. Generally, a student is allowed to bring up to two friends on his or her bus if those friends have permission and a bus pass issued by their school's main office. For safety reasons, if there are more than two extra students, they need to ride the late bus. READ MORE

Is your SNN information up to date?

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

Prescription drug alert

Did you know many young people believe it is safe to take medicine out of the cabinet even if it was not prescribed for them? Many of today's prescriptions are for pain medications that can be deadly, addictive and in some cases lead to the use of dangerous illegal drugs like heroin. Parents, speak to your teens about prescription drug dangers and make sure medications are not accessible to them. READ MORE

Phone number update reminder for parents/guardians

Please keep DCS informed of updates to your phone numbers (i.e. new job, cell phone replacing a house phone, etc.). In case of emergency, we need  an active number to call you.

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 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. READ MORE

Looking for more news? Visit the DISTRICT HOME PAGE and NEWS ARCHIVE


Have you visited our college-related web pages?

If you haven't already checked out the district's college-related web pages, what are you waiting for? There's so much helpful information. [COUNSELING OFFICE WEBPAGE] [SCHOLARSHIP PAGE]


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