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The Dover Union Free School District is a united community committed to enriching the lives of students through education.

Welcome, to the Dover Union Free School District.  As you drive up the driveway to the High School/Middle School, you will see our seniors have painted pictures, murals, and symbols that represent their experience at Dover.  As you walk through our schools, you will see beautiful student-painted murals and doors in the Middle/High School, and in all of our schools there are numerous displays of student writing, art, and projects.  If you heard the speeches of our students at the 8th grade moving-up ceremony and graduation, there was a common theme - sense of community.  We take great pride and go to great lengths to embrace this strong sense of community and connectedness to Dover.

 It is this theme that holds us together to provide the best possible education for the students of Dover.  Our commitment to work together for the benefit of everyone is woven into the rigorous curriculum, professional development, professional learning communities, developing a fully inclusive school, our character education programs, scheduling practices, and our extra-curricular activities.

We want everyone to be connected to our great school, receive the benefits of it, and contribute to make it better.  I will work hard to continue with the great traditions of this community and give our stakeholders the opportunity to live to their calling.


Michael Tierney
Superintendent of Schools

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Upcoming Events

  • Monday - October 5, 2015
    • JV Boys Soccer CANCELLED 4:15 PMat Ellenville HSMoved from 10/6/15
    • JV Volleyball 4:15 PMvs. WallkillRescheduled from 9/8/15
    • Varsity Field Hockey 4:15 PMat Webutuck HS
    • Varsity Girls Soccer 4:15 PMat Ellenville HS
    • Varsity Volleyball 5:30 PMvs. WallkillRescheduled from 9/8/15
    Tuesday - October 6, 2015
    • Modified Cross Country 4:15 PMat Marlboro HS
    • Varsity Boys Soccer 4:15 PMat Ellenville HS
    • Varsity Cross Country 4:15 PMat Marlboro HS
    • Varsity/JV Volleyball 4:15 PMat Webutuck HS
    Wednesday - October 7, 2015
    • WES- Kindergarten trip to the Fire House
    • WES- First Grade Fire Safety Assembly 10:30 AMWES Gym
    • Modified Boys Soccer 4:15 PMvs. Webutuck HS
    • Modified Football 4:15 PMvs. Ellenville HS
    • Modified Girls Soccer 4:15 PMvs. Webutuck
    • Modified Volleyball 4:15 PMat Millbrook HS
    • Varsity Field Hockey 4:15 PMvs. Pine Plains
    Thursday - October 8, 2015
    • WES- 2nd Grade Fire Safety Assembly WES- Dining Hall
    • WES- Science Night WES
    • Fall Sports Pictures 2:10 PMMS LobbyYary Photography will be here to take the fall sports pictures.
    • Modified Cross Country 4:00 PMat Pawling HS

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The NAMI Basics Program is for Parents and Caregivers of adolescents and children who have behavioral issues, undiagnoased emotional issues, ADHD, ODD, OCD, DMDD or have developed symptoms of mental illness (brain disorder). Click here for dates, times, and more information.
Applications for Universal Pre-Kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year are currently being accepted.
Applications are being taken now for children who will be 3 by December 1, 2015. Head Start centers are located in Beacon, Poughkeepsie, Millerton, Red Hook, Wappingers Falls, and Wingdale. Click here or call to find out more: 845-832-3331 or 845-452-4167
If you are a student and plan on driving to school you must attend Teen Driving - A Family Affair with a parent or guardian to obtain a parking permit. Teen Driving - A Family Affair will be held on October 14, 2015 from 7 pm - 8 pm, at Arlington High School. Registration begins at 6:30 pm. Please call Ms. Mangar at (845) 877-5750 ext. 1159 with any questions.
Established by the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and a community advisory board in 2014, DEEP is a community-based effort to support projects above and beyond those paid for by local, state and federal funding. The Fund has been seeded by several generous gifts and its board now seeks to build an endowment so it can make a significant impact on educational opportunities that inspire our students.
We are looking for pictures for the 2015/2016 school calendar!
Public Education - the backbone, heart, wisdom, beacon, and soul of a free and democratic society for every child. Read about why public education matters.
Free or Low-cost Health Insurance for New York State children.

Dover Union Free School District   2368 Rt 22   Dover Plains, NY 12522   Phone: (845) 877-5700   Fax: (845) 877-5766

The Dover Union Free School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Donna Basting, Assistant Principal for Curriculum, Staff Development, and Technology
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1233 

Genie Angelis, High School Principal
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1143

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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