The General Brown Central School District will once again offer General Brown residents and their children the opportunity to attend Universal Pre-Kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year.
If you have a child who is four years old or will be four years old on or before December 1, 2020, that child is eligible for Universal Pre-Kindergarten.
General Brown residents can call Donna Keefer at 315-779-2300, option #9, option #3 between March 2, 2020– March 13 2020 to be placed on the list for Pre-Kindergarten.
Further information regarding registration packets and screenings will be sent out in the Spring.
Health officials, elected leaders and school officials are urging the public to take precautions against the spread of seasonal influenza, or flu, and a new virus that has recently been detected in humans—2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov).
Confirmed influenza cases were first reported to the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) in October and have been steadily on the rise since. Health officials also are monitoring the spread of 2019-nCov, which originated in China and has spread to a number of countries, including the United States.
"While we do not have a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in the state, we are continuing to take every necessary precaution to protect New Yorkers from this dangerous virus," New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Feb. 7. "I also want to remind New Yorkers they are more likely to be exposed to the influenza virus than the coronavirus and urge everyone to take common sense precautions to protect against both, such as regular hand washing and avoiding close contact with people who are sick."
With the first phase of work completed from the capital project voters approved in 2017, the General Brown Central School District is looking to continue updating its facilities and to do so at no additional cost to taxpayers. Because bids for the overall project came in significantly less than expected, the district is now able to take on several more projects, which it is calling Phase 2, that were included as alternate projects under the umbrella of the original $9.4 million capital project. Work is slated to begin in December and take place at each of the district's three schools as well as the bus garage. Read the full article to find out more.
There’s no denying it: Winter weather is here.
Now is a good time to become familiar with how the General Brown Central School District communicates about school closings, delays and early dismissals.
Read the full article to find out so you are prepared for when school unexpectedly closes, starts late or dismisses early.
Taxpayers can go online and print a copy of their 2019 tax bill. Taxpayers will also be able to check their payment status, which is updated within 24-48 hours of when the payment was made.
General Brown Central School District Superintendent Barbara Case is being recognized by the Northern Regional Center for Independent Living (NRCIL) with the 2019 Ed Roberts Barrier Buster Award for her efforts in making the district more inclusive for people of all abilities and connecting its students and their families to community resources. Read the full article to find out more.
All three buildings had their water tested in October 2017 and cleared with all locations testing below 15 parts per billion. New sinks and faucets were installed in the summer of 2018; they were tested in October 2018. Click Here to view all of the results.
Recent events in the news have highlighted water conditions in several locations across this country, including areas in our region. During the recent New York state legislation session, a bill was passed specifically pertaining to water testing in school districts. Water testing has been completed in all three buildings, and the results have been posted to our website for each building. More information is available here.