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Congratulations are in order!

This week we recognized our NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athletes for Fall Sports. Upper School students who participated in a Fall Sport at the Varsity Level AND earned a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.7 or higher during the first academic quarter are recognized as NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athletes. So proud of them all for their motivation, athleticism, and academic …

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Attention Alum! It’s Reunion Time!

REUNION IS VIRTUAL AND GLOBAL!  Doane Stuart is pleased to provide you with information regarding our Virtual and Global Reunion.   On Saturday, October 16, 2021, The Doane Stuart School will hold its Reunion virtually!   The schedule of events is as follows: SATURDAY, October 16, 2021 4:00 p.m. Awards Presentations and Anniversary Class Recognitions – Doane Stuart will …

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Student takes 1st Place in Piano Competition

Michael Lowry ’23 participated in the Annual Chopin Piano Competition for piano students in the Greater Capital Region and took home 1st place in Chopin piano competition Masters division. Michael can often be heard playing piano throughout the day and throughout the building (DS has over 9 pianos in the building). His amazing talents do …

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Congratulations to 3 DS Seniors!

Rowan Devereux-Smith ’22 was selected as a semifinalist in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. Based on his outstanding score on the October 2020 PSAT, Rowan is among a group of semifinalists representing less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors. To become a finalist, one must have an outstanding academic record throughout high …

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Throwback Thursday: 1981

So much was happening in 1981. NASA launched a Space Shuttle mission. President Reagan appointed  Sandra Day O’Connor to the US Supreme Court. “Raiders of the Lost Ark” made its debut in theaters. The first DeLorean DMC-12 futuristic sports car was produced! And the Class of 1981 was graduating at Doane Stuart!  Check out this …

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The Doane Stuart School’s Beat Generation Connection

In the spring of 1939, a young, intelligent, creative, and curious woman graduated from Saint Agnes School. Vollmer, seeking adventure, independence, and new experiences, left her hometown of Loudonvillle, NY to enroll at Barnard College, majoring in journalism. There met a similar spirit in Edie Parker (first wife of Jack Kerouac) and moved in with her. Sharing an apartment on 118th Street in NYC, their place became the hub for the meeting of the minds. Lucien Carr, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Vollmer’s future husband, William Burroughs, often frequented their flat to discuss writing, literature, philosophy, music, and world affairs. 

Most Loved Facebook Post of 2020? One guess.

This morning we spent some time going over 2020. While it may have been a wild, and sometimes weird ride, with Covid-19, we also have to acknowledge we had some beautiful moments too. We were able to connect every day virtually having full-day classes every day, we were able to have a graduation on our …

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