General Brown Central School District

A Tradition in Fine Education

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  • 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

  • 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.
     
    General Brown senior, Alexis Farr, signs her letter of intent to play Division II lacrosse for the College of Saint Rose.
     
    This year, instead of exchanging gifts, the 4th grade at BGP brought in donations for the Jefferson County SPCA.
     
    Mrs. Nelsons Zoology class visited the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, NY.
     
    GB High School students donated stockings to senior citizens.
     
    Brendan Eyestone signed a letter of intent to play lacrosse at Mercyhurst University. Click the link above for more information.
     
    Students of the Quarter
    Congratulations to Krysta Stupp (Culinary) and Nicholas Phelan (Criminal Justice II) for being chosen as Students of the Quarter for the First Marking Period at Bohlen Technical Center!
     
    Band Students traveled to Syracuse to listen to the orchestra Symphoria. Click the link above for more information.
     
    The Boys and Girls Varsity Soccer teams both made sectionals. Mr. Nortz provided breakfast to celebrate.
     
    The Generalaires were invited by Northern Blend Chorus to perform at the Sing Fling concert on October 13th at the Dulles State Office Building.
     
    Congratulations to GB Idol 2018 winners Phoebe Hall and Ryan Shumaker.
     
    The General Brown Football team took time to remember the first responders of 9/11. Click the link above to see the team featured on 7 News.
     
    The General Brown Performing Arts Booster Club meets the 1st Monday of each month.  Click the link above for more information.
     
    Click the link above to watch the 2018 Jr/Sr High School Graduation Ceremony.

Announcements

  • Sunday, March 24, 2019
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  • Nominating Petitions for Board of Education Seats

    The General Brown Central School District will hold its Annual Budget vote and Board of Education election on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from noon to 9:00 PM. Board of Education vacancies exist for two (2), three-year terms, currently held by Dr. Sandra Young Klindt and Mr. Brien Spooner.

    Nominating petitions may be obtained from the District Office - 17643 Cemetery Road - Dexter, Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. All nominating petitions must be filed with the District Clerk, not later than 5:00 PM on Monday, April 22, 2019. All nominating petitions must contain a minimum of 25 signatures of qualified voters of the General Brown Central School District. Please contact the District Clerk at 779-2311 with questions.

    More information available here.


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  • 2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration

    The General Brown Central School District is now asking residents who have a child eligible for kindergarten to pre-register them for the 2019-2020 school year. Eligible children must be five on or before December 1, 2019.

    General Brown residents can call Donna Keefer at 315-779-2300, Option 9, Option 3, between March 18, 2019-March 29, 2019 to pre-register for kindergarten.

    Further information regarding registration packets and screenings will be sent out in the spring.


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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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