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September 2, 2019 It is with profound and utmost sadness that the Greenwood Lake Union Free School District announces the passing of long-standing Board of Education member John Finn. Mr. Finn, a retired educator, was a Board trustee for over 38 years, making him one of the longest standing Board members in the state of New York. His very first meeting as a GWLUFSD trustee was held on May 18, 1981 and he was reelected every term thereafter. During his tenure, he served as both President and Vice President of the Board and was always on at least one committee each year. As such, he brought a wealth of the most senior experience and wisdom to the role. During his time on the Board, Mr. Finn was always an active member of the District Facilities Committee, monitoring numerous upgrades and maintenance projects to instructional spaces and capital structures. During these years, improvements included: 1995: The addition of the south wing at the middle school - to include classrooms, a kindergarten suite, kitchen, and cafeteria/multi purpose room 2002: Creation of soccer and baseball fields at the middle school 2004: Renovation of the elementary school which included adding an elevator, thermal windows, replacement of exterior doors and chillers. 2020 (coming): Upgrades to the middle and elementary School main entrances to include renovated office spaces and security vestibules When asked recently what he was most proud of as a Board member, he referred to two initiatives: READ MORE
Plan ahead! Changes to mandated years for health exams and screening for this school year Effective July 1, 2018 the mandated years for health exams and screening will change. (Read more...).
Faucets and drinking fountains at all schools in the state are mandated to be tested for the presence of lead by no later than September 30th as outlined in a September 6, 2016 law authorized by Governor Andrew Cuomo. New state health regulations mandate that drinking water in schools throughout the state be tested to ensure that lead levels do not exceed the “action level” of 15 parts per billion.