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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Where Are They Now?
2007 General Brown alumnus Dr. Jacob Frier shares his story since graduation.  Click the link above for more information.
 
Students from Brownville-Glen Park Elementary sent 183 birthday cards to a Watertown man with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
 
Click the link above to read the GB Gazette.
 
Congratulations to Bryan Nielsen Jr. and Katelyn Miller for being chosen as Students of the Quarter for the Third Marking Period at Bohlen Technical Center!
 
NYSBDA
Two outstanding General Brown students were selected to perform with the New York State Band Directors Association Honor Band.
 
Award Winning Artist
Congratulations to ninth grader Nicholas Latham!  Nicholas is the winner of the Clayton Opera House's art contest.  Click the link above link above for more information.
 
Water For Sudan
7th grade students had the opportunity to attend a webinar with Water For South Sudan on Thursday, January 19th.  Click the link above for more information.
 
Fraction Hero
Students in Dexter Elementary participated in a video conference focused on fractions.  Click the link above for more information.
 
Three Decades in Teaching
Beth Nutting taught at General Brown from 1973 to 2006.  She spoke with North Country Public Radio about her career; click the link above to read the full article. 
 
Toys For Tots
Students from the National Honor Society, Key Club, and Student Council teamed up to collect over 90 toys to be donated this holiday season.  Thank you to everyone who donated.
 
  Students from The Key Club and Student Council collected over 1,400 canned goods to be donated to local families in need.
 
Brownville-Glen Park Elementary students learned about 19th century Christmas celebrations on a trip to the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site.  Click the link above to read all about it in an article featured in the Watertown Daily Times.
 
8th graders got a taste of the real world on Friday, October 28th in a hands-on simulation called Mad City Money.  Students were given a occupation, salary, spouse, and debt.  The 8th graders learned how to balance all of this in a budget well also spending their money in a mall of "wants".  Click the link above for pictures and more information.
 
Students from General Brown attended JCC's Leadership day on October 26th.  Click the link above for more information.
 
7th grade students were visited by an engineer on September 22nd & 23rd.  Follow the link above for pictures and more information.
 
Visit Bedtimemath.org for fun ways to make math part of your family's daily routine.  This is a great way to get your child excited about math.  You can also check out their free app for convenient daily math problems.

Announcements

  • Sunday, April 23, 2017
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  • Superintendent Selection Process

    Click here to read a message from the board of education regarding the Superintendent Recruitment/Selection Process.


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  • Board of Education Election

    The General Brown Central School District will hold its Annual Budget vote and Board of Education election on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from noon to 9:00 p.m.  Board of Education vacancies exist for two (2) 3-year terms, currently held by Mrs. Cathy Pitkin and Mr. Michael Ward


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  • Memorial Wall

    The General Brown Central School District is currently accepting nominations for the Memorial Wall. The purpose of this memorial is to recognize those individuals who have given their lives in service to the General Brown community. Click Here for more information and a nomination form.

          Applications are due by May 1st. 


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  • Lead Testing

    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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  • Backpack Program

    Did you know that the backpack program is available at the Jr. Sr. High school? This program is a way to assist families by providing everyday meal items to help when kids are not in school. Backpacks are given out by Friday every week. There are no complicated forms to fill out just a quick phone call or email to Kammy Brown Hanlin and you are all set to go. Need more information? (779-2300 ext. 6925 or kbrownhanlin@gblions.org)


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  • Department of Defense Education Act Grant

    The General Brown Central School District is proud to be one of the recipients of the 2016 DoDEA (Department of Defense Education Act) grants. This $250,000 grant will be used to provide professional development and technology to the staff and students of both Dexter and Brownville-Glen Park Elementary to promote student learning in the area of English Language Arts. The grant period spans until the year 2021. We are both excited and proud to be partnering with DoDEA to provide quality student learning for both our military and non-military dependent students.


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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 now operational.
     
    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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