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Welcome to the homepage for the Donald P. Sutherland School. The Donald P. Sutherland School "D.P.S." is one of five elementary schools in the East Greenbush Central School District. DPS is located in the village of Nassau. Currently, our school has an enrollment of 300 students in grades Kindergarten through Five.
I have been the principal of DPS for the last ten years and enjoy being a part of the school community. Our students continue to excel on the NYS Assessments in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies as well as strive to be "Kids with Character".
Take the opportunity to explore our school website to find out more about DPS! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at the school.
- Jack Alvey
Two Continuing Education Classes Canceled – Posted October 9, 2015
Two Continuing Education classes - Sign Language and Interval Training - have been canceled due to low registration numbers. People who registered for these classes will receive a full refund. View class schedule.
Principal Alvey's October Newsletter – Posted October 7, 2015
Read about the beginning of the school year and upcoming events in Principal Alvey's October Newsletter. Read the letter.
School Taxes Due October 9 – Posted October 6, 2015
East Greenbush CSD school tax bill payments are due Friday, October 9. Full story.
Bennett Kelvin Nominated for Statewide School Psychologist Award – Posted September 28, 2015
Bennett Kelvin was recently nominated for the New York Association of School Psychologists School Practitioner of the Year Award, representing districts in Albany, Columbia, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Schoharie counties. Full story.
Former D.A.R.E. and School Resource Officer Retires from Local Police Force – Posted September 25, 2015
Police officer who taught D.A.R.E. and secured funding for school safety initiatives, retired Thursday. Full story.
Q&A: New School Kitchens – Posted September 24, 2015
We sat down with Food Service Manager Phyllis Sanford-Krug to learn more about the kitchen renovations completed this past summer. Full story.
District to Sell Gas Stove – Posted September 23, 2015
The East Greenbush Central School District is now accepting bids for a surplus gas stove. More information.
Free National Park Passes for 4th Graders– Posted September 23, 2015
The National Park Service is giving out free park passes to 4th grade students and their teachers this school year through the Every Kid in a Park program. Full story.
3rd Annual Barrett Memorial Run Scheduled for October 24 – Posted September 21, 2015
The District is hosting the 3rd annual Barrett Memorial Run at Columbia High School on October 24, which honors the late Dennis Barrett who taught social studies for more than 30 years. Full story.
DPS Unveils 2015-16 School Flag – Posted September 18, 2015
DPS unveiled its 2015-16 school flag at its Character Education Assembly on Friday afternoon. The flag was designed by Kendra Lownsbury last year when she was a fifth grader at DPS.
Schools Practice Bus Safety – Posted September 16, 2015
The District’s Transportation Department held its first school bus safety drill of the year this week. Full story.