Senior portraits taken over the summer are due Friday, September 13 and the FREE senior portrait day is Friday, September 27, for anyone who has not had theirs taken during the summer. Students opting for the portrait day must sign up with Mrs. Peckham by Friday, September 20.
The first day of classes for the 2019-20 school year for General Brown Central School District students is Thursday, Sept. 5. We look forward to the new school year and the return of students and staff. Read more to find out how transportation will work for elementary-level students during the 2019-20 school year. We hope everyone has a great first day!
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.
The General Brown Central School District is inviting its elementary families to two upcoming Family Information Nights where they can visit the schools, talk with district and school administrators and browse information from a number of local community agencies that will have staff on site. Dexter Elementary School’s event will take place 6:30-7:30 p.m. July 30, and Brownville-Glen Park’s will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 13. For more information, and the list of participating organizations, read the full article.
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 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.