March 15 HP COVID Update

All GB schools closed to mitigate spread of COVID-19

Out of an abundance of caution and to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the General Brown Central School District community, all GB schools will be closed and all extracurricular activities and events canceled beginning March 16 through at least April 17.

“This is not a decision taken lightly, as we recognize this action will impact many families’ regular routines, including child care and parents’ and guardians’ work schedules,” Superintendent Barbara Case said. “This situation is very fluid, and we want families to be prepared that it could change, so we appreciate your patience and flexibility during this unprecedented time. Our priority is the health and safety of our students, staff and community.”

On March 14, the superintendents of the Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES region and the public health department leaders of Jefferson and Lewis counties made the decision to close schools in an effort to slow and contain the spread of COVID-19.

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