Do You Suspect Abuse or Maltreatment? Report it Now! Call our Statewide Toll Free Telephone Number: 1-800-342-3720
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call TDD/TTY at: 1-800-638-5163 or have your Video Relay System
provider call: 1-800-342-3720
If you believe that a child is in immediate danger, call 911 or your local police department.
For the ZOOM Link to join the Special Business Meeting, READ MORE
As you know, the District will be closed Feb. 15-19 for February break. As a reminder, the New York State Department of Health requires that anyone traveling to New York from a non-contiguous state may need to quarantine for 10 days upon arrival. This means that if you travel out-of-state during February break, your child(ren) may not be able to return to school until the required quarantine period has ended. Travelers may be able to “test out” of the mandatory quarantine; please refer to the NYSDOH website for more information. To view the full letter from Supt. Hadden, READ MORE:
If you have been subject to mandatory quarantine or isolation by the Orange County Department of Health, as a result of Covid-19, you can use this site to request a release that you can provide to your school or employer to show your eligibility to return to school or work.
Today, the District learned that a GWL Elementary School in-person student tested positive for COVID-19 based on diagnostic tests. Due to the timeline of the test, the individual is not deemed to be an exposure threat to any in-District individuals. Each positive case serves as an important reminder that we can help stop the spread by following the guidance of the state and local health departments. The most important things you can do: READ MORE
Today, the District learned that a student from our middle school tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. Department of Health protocols call for contact tracing for the 48-hour period prior to the test or symptom onset. Contact tracing has been conducted and individuals identified as first contacts (needing to quarantine) have already been notified. The CoVid positive individual is currently isolating, and due to federal health privacy laws, further information about their identity cannot be released. Each positive case serves as an important reminder that we can help stop the spread by following the guidance of the state and local health departments. The most important things you can do: READ MORE