March 20, 2018
Duanesburg Central Schools

High School News

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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.

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

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

Robotics team takes on the Americas at RPI

March 19, 2018

They brought home an award and some great experience.

Zack Lawrence wins 2nd at SkillsUSA, heads to states

March 19, 2018

He brought home silver from the criminal justice regional competition.

Boone Lynch honored by Section 2, News Channel 13

March 15, 2018

He was voted top scholar athlete for the WAC and Class C.

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.

Stock market smarts

March 12, 2018

They play the market to learn history.

Congrats WAC basketball all stars and senior players

March 12, 2018

DCS senior players shine on the court.

Scholar Athlete, football player Greg Cornelius honored

March 8, 2018

He represented DCS, the team and was one of 60 Scholar Athletes honored.

Morgan Hoffmann represents DCS at Scholar Athletes breakfast

March 6, 2018

She kept high grades while playing baskeball, managing other responsibilities.

MasterMinds team at top of their game

March 5, 2018

The DCS MasterMinds team is off to their best start ever, reports team coach and English teacher Tom Reiter.

Students learn about Schenectady County Sheriff's Diesel power

March 1, 2018

The guest lecturer in Life in the ER class has many skills.

Student drop off, pick up changes begin March 5

Feb. 28, 2018

The traffic pattern for student drop off and pick up at the high school changes on March 5.

Future Business Leaders shine

Feb. 22, 2018

They earn awards at district competition.

Powerful, life changing, unforgettable

Feb. 5, 2018

Health classes hear a sobering message from Sgt. Tracy Mance.

Bowlers roll great season

Feb. 1, 2018

They scored WAC all-star status, head to sectionals.

Traumatic brain injury speakers have message for students

Jan. 29, 2018

They share their stories to help others stay safe.

DVAC partnership helps teach about Life in the ER

 Jan. 29, 2018

First responders share knowledge, experiences.

H.S. traffic and roads reminders

Jan. 11, 2018

Roadway reminders for all visitors to our busy campus.

Arctic cold doesn't keep Lady Eagles from cheering Great Danes

Jan. 11, 2018

Neither cold nor wind nor distance can keep our team from enjoying the game.

A musical Christmas in Delanson

Dec. 11, 2017

Student musicians bring cheer to Saturday event.

Exploring electives

Nov. 27, 2017

The Elective Fair showcases current, future course options.

A senior helping seniors

Nov. 21, 2017

Tyler Montgomery, DCS staff help out at the Y senior meal program.

A caring tradition for students and staff

Nov. 21, 2017

Students and staff serve up caring at Salvation Army.

Weekends are time to help others

Nov. 2, 2017

Leo Club teams with Lions Club for White Cane collections.

Learning by trial was no error

Nov. 2, 2017

Students tapped as witnesses as witch is tried in Salem, MA.

Skits teach coping skills for real-life problem

Oct. 31, 2017

They were acting, but the topic was all too real.

Colucci elected SkillsUSA vice president

Oct. 26, 2017

She studies Global Fashion and previously served as historian.

Three grads reflect on rewards of college courses in HS

Oct. 23, 2017

They talk about saving money, saving time and moving ahead.

Be kind, be respectful and be thankful

Oct. 23, 2017

Holocaust survivor leaves students with much more than a history lesson.

Munson and Zeh accepted into ES Youth Orchestras

Oct. 23, 2017

They successfully auditioned for competitive performance groups.

All's fair in the college search

Oct. 17, 2017

DCS juniors travel to Cobleskill to explore future options.

7th graders don blue and rock kindness

Oct. 16, 2017

They cast a stone at bullying.

H.S. students earn 823 college credits - for free

Sept. 28, 2017

Credits earned through SCCC would have cost $127,565 in tuition.

PBIS Day was positively spirited

Sept. 25, 2017

School spirit, team building and fun were the goals at both schools.

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

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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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