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  • Parent Updates -- TikTok Threat

    To view all correspondence from Superintendent Hadden to GWL parents and families related to the TikTok threats, READ MORE

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  • COVID Positive MS Student - 11/23/21

    The District learned that a middle school student tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. Based on the individual’s interactions, no first contacts were identified. Reminder of important things you can do to protect your child: READ MORE

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  • Information of Optional COVID-19 Testing For Your Child

    Our school has chosen to participate in Operation Expanded Testing, a program supported and funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide CoVid-19 PCR testing to K-12 schools at no cost to the school or individuals getting tested. READ MORE

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  • Co-Vid Positive MS Student - 11/17/21

    The District learned that a middle school student tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. The current Department of Health rules about identifying first contacts apply: Anyone within six feet of the student while eating in the cafeteria is a first contact, if over 15 minutes Anyone within six feet on the bus for more than 15 minutes (combined, both runs), even if masked, is a first contact Students who are three feet or more away from other students in the classroom, if masked correctly & consistently, are NOT considered first contacts READ MORE

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  • CoVid-19 Positive MS Student - 11/08/2021

    The District learned that a middle school student tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. The individual was not present in our schools during their contagious period, so contact tracing / identification of first contacts was not deemed necessary. Reminder of important things you can do to protect your child: READ MORE

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  • CoVid-19 Positive ES Student - 11/05/21

    The District learned that an elementary school student tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. The individual was not present in our schools during their contagious period, so contact tracing / identification of first contacts was not deemed necessary. Reminder of important things you can do to protect your child: READ MORE

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  • Special Board of Education Business Meeting

    A Special Board of Education Business Meeting will take place via ZOOM on Thursday, November 4th at 7 pm. To join the meeting, READ MORE

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  • CoVid Positive MS Teacher -- October 26, 2021

    Today, the District learned that a middle school teacher tested positive for COVID-19 based on diagnostic tests. Based on health department rules, no first contacts have been identified. Reminder of important things you can do to protect your child: Make sure your child is wearing a mask. Make sure your child washes hands frequently. Keep your child home if they are sick. Call your primary care provider if you or your child has symptoms. READ MORE

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  • Special Board of Education Business Meeting - 10/28/21

    A Special Board of Education Business Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, 10/28/21 via ZOOM at 1:00 pm. To join the meeting, READ MORE

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  • Special Education State Performance Stakeholder Engagement Meeting

    The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking to engage stakeholders in activities to improve outcomes for students with disabilities in New York State. The input of diverse groups of parents is extremely important to this process. READ MORE

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  • CoVid Positive Students

    Today, the District learned that a middle school student and an elementary school student tested positive for COVID-19 based on diagnostic tests. We are awaiting word from the health department as to whether the students were in district during their contagious period. If so, we will notify families accordingly. Reminder of important things you can do to protect your child: READ MORE

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  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

    A Public Hearing will be held on Monday, October 18th at 5:30 pm in the Middle School Cafetorium for the District Wide Safety Plan & American Rescue Plan. To view the Notice,READ MORE

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  • CoVid Positive MS Staff Member - October 13th

    Today, the District learned that a middle school staff member tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. The individual did not have close contact with any individuals during their contagious period, so no first contacts were identified. Reminder of important things you can do to protect your child: READ MORE

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  • Special BOE Business Meeting on October 13th

    The Board of Education will hold a Special Business Meeting on Wednesday, October 13th at 1:00 pm via ZOOM. To join the meeting, READ MORE

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  • CoVid Positive ES Student

    Today, the District learned that an elementary school student tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. The Orange County Department of Health requested us to contact trace/identify potential first contacts for September 24th, which is the date the individual was last in District. The parents of these students have been notified. The current Department of Health rules about identifying first contacts apply: READ MORE

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  • CoVid-19 Vaccination Site at GWL MS on 10/12

    Next week, the Orange County Department of Health is hosting a CoVid-19 vaccination clinic (Pfizer) at Greenwood Lake Middle School on October 12th from 2:30 - 5:30 pm. This clinic is open to any individual over the age of 12, including our high school students and community members who wish to receive the vaccine. The second dose will be offered at the Middle School on Wednesday, Nov 3rd during the same hours. READ MORE

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  • CoVid Positive Students @ MS & More Info -- October 1st

    Today, the District learned that two Middle School students tested positive for COVID-19 based on diagnostic tests. One individual was not present in our schools during their contagious period, so contact tracing / identification of first contacts was not deemed necessary. For the other individual, contract tracing has already been performed and individuals notified. PLEASE NOTE: The cases at the Middle School over the past week are not widespread throughout the building, but also importantly, they DO NOT all have the same school connections (i.e. bus, class, cafeteria, etc). READ MORE

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  • CoVid Positive Student -- September 30, 2021

    Today, the District learned that a Middle School student tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. The individual was not present in our schools during their contagious period, so contact tracing / identification of first contacts was not deemed necessary. The current Department of Health rules about identifying first contacts apply, READ MORE:

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  • CoVid Positive MS Student -- September 29

    Today, the District learned that two Middle School students tested positive for COVID-19 based on diagnostic tests. First contacts have already been notified by Principal Kahmar. The current Department of Health rules about identifying first contacts apply, READ MORE:

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  • CoVid Positive Student September 23, 2021

    This evening, the District learned that a Middle School student tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. Based on the timeline, the individual was not in contact with any students or staff during the 48-hour window prior to their test. Therefore, based on DOH guidelines, we do not believe contract tracing is necessary. If, after the family interviews with the Health Department, the timeline changes, we will reach out to potential first contacts accordingly. The most important things you can do to protect your child, READ MORE:

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