Graduation gowns

GB graduates to all wear blue

The General Brown Central School District’s Class of 2020 graduation ceremony will be a sea of blue in June when all graduates will wear blue graduation gowns. As part of its efforts to be an inclusive school community for all students, the district will no longer designate different color graduation gowns based on gender identification. 

“This move follows guidance from the New York State Education Department on steps a district can take to develop an inclusive environment, which is an area we have been focusing on since last year when the board of education approved the district’s new strategic plan,” Superintendent Barbara Case said.

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