Parents and guardians are invited on Oct. 24 to a free spaghetti dinner followed by a community forum, “It Takes a Village,” to discuss issues such as vaping, technology safety and the opiate crisis.
The dinner will take place 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the General Brown Junior-Senior High School cafeteria and will be followed by a 6:30-8 p.m. panel presentation and discussion. The presentation and discussion will be appropriate for students in grades 7-12 to attend.
Panelists and topics include:
The General Brown Central School District, GB Students Against Destructive Decisions and Alliance for Better Communities have partnered for this free event.
There will be a special Board of Education meeting 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in the General Brown Room at the Jr./Sr. High School.
Taxpayers can go online and print a copy of their tax bill. The 2019 school tax bills will be available Sept. 3, 2019. 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.
District officials have been researching inclusive classroom instruction for nearly a year, and in September, the district will implement co-teaching at all grade levels. Integrated co-teaching is an educational model in which a general education teacher and a special education teacher jointly provide instruction to a class that includes students with and without disabilities. 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.