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Budget vote and elections

                       The Annual Budget Vote and Election will take place on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 from 11:00 am – 9:00 pm at the Greenwood Lake Elementary School, 80 Waterstone Road, Greenwood Lake. For further information regarding nominating petitions or the budget vote, contact Mary DePietro, District Clerk at: 845-782-8678 x 51100 –or-

                       Beginning July 1, 2024 there will be three Board of Education Trustee seats open, all holding three-year terms, on the Greenwood Lake UFSD Board of Education. These Trustee seats are currently held by Michael Emsworth, Patricia Kaminski, and Jonathan Thurber. Nominating petitions are available in the Office of the District Clerk located at the Greenwood Lake Middle School, 1247 Lakes Road, Monroe, NY and available for pick up Monday – Friday between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Nominating petitions must be returned to the District Clerk no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, April 22, 2024. Absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots are available by contacting the District Clerk.

Our Kindergarten program is a place where young minds embark on an exciting educational adventure. Our educators create a nurturing and engaging environment where children learn through play, exploration, and structured learning activities. We prioritize developing essential early literacy, numeracy, and social skills, ensuring that each child is well-prepared for a lifelong journey of learning.

State initiatives that are directly impacting our school district

We, the Greenwood Lake UFSD Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools, want to share information
regarding three important state initiatives that are directly impacting our school district. Understanding each
one, as well as the District’s stance, may assist you as you decide about upcoming voting decisions and/or
advocacy opportunities.

Governor’s Proposal to Eliminate Hold Harmless for State Foundation Aid

Zero Emission School Bus Transition

Stop Arm Camera Legislation

Advocacy Letter 2024


The Greenwood Lake Union Free School District Prekindergarten Program offers 4-year-old children the opportunity to access an educational environment that is learner-centered and promotes the use of early literacy and emergent reading instruction based on effective, evidence-based practices. In alignment with New York State Prekindergarten Learning Standards, the program curricula promote balanced support between the development of early childhood social, emotional, motor and cognitive skills.  All interested families please click on the link below.

UPK Application (Lottery)

Middle School Principal

Superintendent of Schools Sarah Hadden and the Greenwood Lake Board of Education are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Gillespie as the next principal of Greenwood Lake Middle School, a position to which he is returning, after having previously served as the MS principal from 2007-2010.