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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
Winter Recess – Posted February 12, 2016
Schools will be closed for Winter Recess from Monday, February 15 through Friday, February 19. Administrative offices will be closed on February 15 in observance of Presidents' Day. Schools will re-open on February 22.
Chess Club Offers Fun After School Activity – Posted February 10, 2016
After the final bell rings at DPS on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, students trickle into the Art Room for Chess Club. Full story.
DPS Launches Ronald McDonald House Reading Program – Posted February 8, 2016
Reading and charity go hand-in-hand at Donald P. Sutherland Elementary School. Full story.
Letter from Principal Alvey – Posted February 4, 2016
Principal Alvey discusses news and events at Donald P. Sutherland Elementary School. Read letter.
Chili Cook-Off Brings Community Together – Posted February 3, 2016
Nothing brings people together quite like food. This is why the Food Services Department is so happy to sponsor the Chili Cook-Off at WinterFest. View winning recipe.
Zucchini Brothers Entertain at WinterFest – Posted January 21, 2016
The Zucchini Brothers played their style of fun and healthy kids music to kickoff WinterFest last Friday at Red Mill Elementary School. Students and their families sang and danced at the concert, which was sponsored by the East Greenbush Education Foundation.
2016 WinterFest – Posted January 19, 2016
Hundreds of students, parents, staff and community members attended the 26th annual Winterfest on Saturday at Howard L. Goff Middle School. The all-day community event, which was hosted by the Transportation Department, included a pancake breakfast, a chili cook-off and various games and activities. Full story and photos.
Main Hallway Gets a Facelift – Posted January 15, 2016
The main hallway in Donald P. Sutherland Elementary School was painted during Holiday Recess to match the new flooring that was put in over the summer. Special thanks to the District’s Maintenance Department who did the work.
Winter Safety Tips – Posted January 14, 2016
Due to the winter season, we are asking everyone to take an active role in ensuring that you and your students and visitors enjoy the winter season injury free. View safety tips.