General Brown Central School District

A Tradition in Fine Education

Welcome

  • District Mission Statement
     
    "The Mission of the General Brown Central School District is to prepare and inspire each student to meet future challenges"
     

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District News

  • Congratulations to Reina Guerriero and Jessica Rebelo for earning the Seal of Biliteracy
     
    General Brown Central School District is proud to announce the Class of 2019 Valedictorian, Madison Cloonan, and Salutatorian, Carson Pickeral.
     
    Register to compete in the Ultimate Frisbee Tournament by June 6th. Click the link above for more information.
     
    Brownville-Glen Park and Dexter elementary students visited their new elementary building. Click the link above to read the 7 News article.
     
    Brownville-Glen Park and Dexter elementary students visited the Tri-County Art show.
     
    Brownville-Glen Park Students participated in the First Lego League Jr. STEM program on March 30th at Calcium Primary School.
     
    Bailey Thomas has been selected as the 7 News Athlete of the Week.  Click the link above to see his interview with 7-News.
     
    Dominic Lutz has been selected as the 7 News Athlete of the Week.  Click the link above to see his interview with 7-News.
     
    General Brown Senior, Alexander Klindt, completes a history-themed project in hopes of earning the rank of Eagle Scout.
     
    BGP Students and faculty hosted the Spring Brunch for members of the Busy B-G Senior Citizens Group on May 10th 2019.
     
    Peeps Hatched in Dexter’s First Grade! Mrs. St. Onge’s and Ms. Tyo’s first grade classes were surprised when peeps hatched in their classrooms! The children each adopted their peeps with an adoption certificate. They were responsible for caring for them, and many classroom activities were focused around their new additions.
     
    On Friday, March 29, a team of engineers from New York Air Brake spent the morning with our 7th grade students. Click the link above for more information.
     
    Brownville-Glen Park Teacher Technology Leaders, Becky Dupee and Kelley Fahey, hosted an early morning workshop for faculty members on effective technology tools that could be incorporated into daily instruction.
     
    Students of The Quarter
    Congratulations to Devin Monica (Culinary-Cooking), Cameron Dean (Electronic & Computer Technology I), and Brittney Hart (Hospitality Services II) for being chosen as Students of the Quarter for the Third Marking Period at Bohlen Technical Center!
     
    Dr. Causton visted GBCSD to discuss practices for creating a more inclusive school.
     

    Spelling Bee
    Claire Ramie finished 1st and Xzavier Lyons runner-up, both will represent our District on March 7 in the Jeff-Lewis BOCES regional spelling bee.

    General Brown senior, Tori Brunet, helped her family escape a fire in their home. Click the link above for the full article.
     
    Jaye Harrod has been selected as the 7 News Arts All-Star.  Click the link above to see his interview with 7-News.
     
    Student of The Quarter
    Congratulations to Riley Foley (Electrical Wiring I) for being chosen as Student of the Quarter for the Second Marking Period at Bohlen Technical Center!
     
    Peter Harvill has been selected as the 7 News Arts All-Star.  Click the link above to see his interview with 7-News.
     
    Congratulations to Kyle Nichols for surpassing the 1000th point milestone in his career.
     

Announcements

  • Thursday, May 23, 2019
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  • Budget Vote and Board of Education Election Results
     
    Proposition 1 - 2019-2020 Budget - PASSED
     
                YES -  536
               NO -  169
     
    Proposition 2 - Purchase of 4 buses - PASSED
     
                YES -  584
               NO -  101
     
    Board of Education Election
     
    Sandra Young Klindt - 397   
    Tiffany Orcesi - 357
    Mark M. Zehr - 281
    Marc S. Thomas - 182 
    Brien Spooner - 70
    Write-in candidates - 2
     
    Elected to 3-year terms are Sandra Young Klindt and Tiffany Orcesi.

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  • Give Back Snow Day

    The District will be closed on Friday, May 24, 2019.  Please see this letter from Superintendent Barbara Case.


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  • Elementary School Student Visits

    On Friday, May 17th, General Brown elementary students will be visiting their new schools.


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  • 2019 Graduation

    General Brown Jr.-Sr. High School’s commencement exercises will be held outside, on Fisher Field, on Friday, June 28th, at 6:00PM. Seating will be first come, first served. Gates to Fisher Field (both near the District Office and the Tennis Courts) will open at 5:00PM. There will be no heels allowed for anyone that will be on the turf field. In the case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the High School Auditorium. If this is the case, each graduating senior will receive 5 tickets for their family and friends. The ceremony will also be streamed in the cafeteria. If any guests will need assistance walking to the field, please contact the high school at 315-779-2300, option 1. There will be handicap parking spaces reserved near the Tennis Court entrance.


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  • Final Exam Schedule

    Jr/SR High School Final Exam Schedule


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  • State Test

    On Monday, June 3rd, the Jr.-Sr. High School will only be in session for a half day for students in grades 8 and 10. Those students will be taking the NYS Science 8 Written Assessment or the Global Studies II Regents Exam. Students will have access to bus transportation. Morning bus routes will run as normally scheduled. Buses will leave the Jr.-Sr. High School at 11:15am to take students home.

    No students in grades 7, 9, 11, or 12 should attend. If you have any questions, please call the Main Office at 315-779-2300, Option 1, Option 1.


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  • 2020 Senior Portraits

    Click Here for important information on 2019 Senior pictures.

     


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  • Substitutes Needed

    The General Brown Central School District is accepting applications for the following substitute positions:

    Substitute Cafeteria Worker

    Substitute Custodial Worker

    Substitute Teacher Aide

    Substitute Bus Driver

    Substitute Teacher

    Flyer


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  • Superintendent Letter

    Please see this letter from Superintendent Barbara Case.


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  • Strategic Plan

    Please read this letter from Superintendent Barbara Case regarding the Approved Strategic Plan.


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  • Updated 1-25-19 Elementary Reconfiguration FAQ

    Please see the attached document regarding the elementary building reconfiguration.

     

    Updated 1-25-2019 Reconfiguration FAQ


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  • Visitor Registration

    Please see this letter from Superintendent Barbara Case regarding new procedures for visitors to all three buildings.

    Superintendent Letter


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  • Lead Testing

    All three buildings have had their water tested again 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.


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  • School Tax Information

    Taxpayers can go online and print a copy of their tax bill.  2018 School tax Bills will be available September 1st 2018.  Taxpayers will also be able to check their payment status.  The payment status is updated within 24-48 hours of the payment made.

    • Visit: http://jefferson.sdgnys.com/search.aspx
    • Search for any parcel in Jefferson County by Tax Map Number, Name, or Address
    • Select a parcel
    • From here you can view Tax Info, View Tax Bills, or Payment Status

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  • Supporting Families and Youth through Prevention

    The General Brown Central School District, together with the Alliance for Better Communities, hosted an important event, Information Session: Supporting Families and Youth through Prevention, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.  Click Here to view a video of the presentation.


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  • School Tax Bills

    2017 School Tax bills are available to the public. 

    2017 Tax Bills File 1

    2017 Tax Bills File 2

    General Brown has two files listed with tax information.  Once you have opened the file hold "Ctrl" & "F" on your keyboard to bring up the search function.  When the search bar appears type in the last name or the parcel number.  Be sure to search both files to find your tax bill.


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  • Register for Website Updates
     
    Please click here to access the General Brown Central School District Website Registration/Subscription Guide. This guide provides information regarding how to receive notifications when selected portions of the District website have been updated.
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  • Schooltool Parent Portal InformationSchooltool
    The Parent Portal is available during the school year.
     
    If you would like to register for the portal, please Click Here for an application.  Forms are also available in each main office. Completed forms should be submitted to your child's school's main office.
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  • Central Registration
     
    The General Brown Central School District now has central registration. If you wish to register a student in one of the District's three schools, please visit the General Brown Central School District Office at 17643 Cemetery Road, Dexter, New York.

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