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.
Community welcome to Dec. 9 co-teaching update
With co-teaching underway, the General Brown Central School District community and board of education will receive an update on the district’s progress from an inclusion expert who has been partnering with the district for the past year. During the board’s regular 5:30 p.m. Dec. 9 meeting, Julie Causton, co-founder of Inclusive Schooling, plans to give an overview of integrated co-teaching and talk about the changes that have been implemented in GB classrooms. Read the full article.
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.
The community is welcome to attend a free Senior Citizen Holiday Concert on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. The concert will begin at 10 a.m. in the General Brown Junior-Senior High School auditorium.
Cookies and punch will be served following the concert.
Please RSVP to the high school main office at 315-779-2300, option 1.
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.