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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

  • Friday - December 19, 2014
    • JV Girls Basketball 4:15 PMvs. Highland
    • Boys JV Basketball 5:00 PMat Highland
    • Varsity Girls Basketball 6:00 PMvs. Highland
    • MS Activity Night 6:30 PM to 9:00 PMDMS
    • Varsity Boys Basketball 6:30 PM
    Monday - December 22, 2014
    • WES- HS Band Concert 9:00 AMWES- Gym
    • JV Boys Basketball 4:15 PMvs. Haldane HS
    • JV Girls Basketball 4:15 PMat Haldane HS
    • JV Girls Basketball 4:15 PMat Haldane HS
    • Varsity Boys Basketball 5:45 PMvs. Haldane HS
    Tuesday - December 23, 2014
    • WES- All School Assembly 9:00 AMWES- Gym
    Wednesday - December 24, 2014
    • Offices 1/2 Day
    • Schools Closed
    Thursday - December 25, 2014
    • Offices Closed
    • Schools Closed
    Friday - December 26, 2014
    • Offices Closed
    • Schools Closed
    Monday - December 29, 2014
    • Schools Closed
    Tuesday - December 30, 2014
    • Schools Closed
    Wednesday - December 31, 2014
    • Offices 1/2 Day

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Applications are now being accepted for children who turn 3 by December 1, 2014. Serving all of Dutchess County. Click here to find out more.
If you are a veteran, you may be eligible to participate in the Alternative Veterans' Exemption. View this link for more information.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is for parents and caregivers of adolescents and children who have behavioral issues, undiagnosed emotional issues, ADHD, ODD, OCD, DMDD or have developed symptoms of mental illness (brain disorder). Click the link above for more information and dates/times.
Please click this link for information regarding giveaway dates and times for Toys for Tots.
The next subsitute training class will be Monday, December 22, 2014 from 10-11 a.m. there is no need to register in advance.
We are looking for pictures for the 2015/2016 school calendar!
Here are some important things you should know to help you help your children with reading.
Click this link to view a Seasonal Flu Guide for Parents.
Computer versions of our 2014/2015 District wall calendar and the District year-at-a-glance calendar have been provided for your convenience.
Public Education - the backbone, heart, wisdom, beacon, and soul of a free and democratic society for every child. Read about why public education matters.
For the second consecutive year, the Dover school district has been named one of the "2014 Best Communities for Music Education!" We are one of only 376 school districts across the entire United States to receive this designation.
The Dover Music Boosters are now a member of the Amazon Affiliate Program. Click above for more information.
Free or Low-cost Health Insurance for New York State children.
Information regarding new STAR Registration protocol.
NYSED Commissioner, John B. King,Jr., has asked us to share a letter to all parents/guardians of students within the Dover Union Free School District regarding the 2013 test results.
This is a free dental preventive program to students in Wingdale Elementary and Dover Middle School. Click this link for more information.

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