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  • CoVid Positive MS Student

    Today, the District learned that a Middle School student tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. First contacts of this individual have already been notified. The current Department of Health rules about identifying first contacts apply: READ MORE

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  • Early Dismissal Today, Wednesday, September 15th

    This is message is a test of our Emergency Broadcast Systems. Yearly all NYS schools are required to conduct an early dismissal drill as part of their Emergency Response Plan. Today, September 15, 2021 all students will be dismissing 15 minutes early. Middle School at 2:15 pm and Elementary School at 3:05 pm. READ MORE

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  • CoVid Positive Case Notification

    Over the weekend, the District learned that a member of the Middle School staff as well as a Middle School student tested positive for COVID-19 based on diagnostic tests. The individuals were not present in our schools during their contagious period, so contact tracing / identification of first contacts was not deemed necessary. 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. READ MORE

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  • Early Dismissal Drill -- September 15th

    Each year, NYS requires districts to test their Emergency Response Plan, which includes conducting an early release drill. This year's drill is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 15th. The early release drill message will go out via READ MORE

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  • GWLUFSD 2021-2022 Re-Opening Plan

    Re-opening information for the 2021-2022 school year, READ MORE

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  • Back to School Letter from Superintendent Hadden

    We have been reflecting on all the lessons learned last year and used them to influence our planning for the coming school year. We will be providing in-person instruction for ALL students this Fall. READ MORE

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  • Jared Kahmar Appointed Principal of Greenwood Lake Middle School

    Supt. of Schools, Sarah Hadden and the Greenwood Lake Board of Education are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jared Kahmar as principal of Greenwood Lake Middle School. Following a comprehensive search and interview process that included parents, Board of Education members, and staff members, Mr. Kahmar was selected based upon his extensive educational experience as both a teacher and as an administrator, READ MORE...

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  • Summer Update

    A Message from Supt. Hadden regarding GWL Reopening Fall 21-22. To view this important information, READ MORE

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  • Public Attendance at Board Meetings Begins Monday, June 14th

    I am very pleased to announce that GWLUFSD's Board of Education will return to holding their monthly Board business meetings in person and will allow the public to attend in person as well. Monday's meeting will take place in the MS Cafetorium at 7 pm. Individuals who attend in person must follow the current CoVid protocols. That said, the Board has heard from many community members that they have enjoyed being able to watch live from the comfort of their home. Therefore, the meetings will still be streamed live online. READ MORE...

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  • Superintendent Message -- Face Mask Not Required Outdoors

    On June 7th Governor Cuomo announced that New York would move forward with a new mask rule for schools for outdoors. They will not be changing requirements for indoor mas usage. This was confirmed by email and updated guidance from the State DOH, READ MORE...

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  • Community & Stakeholder Input Regarding Mask Wearing

    On Friday, June 4th, Dr. Howard Zucker, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health, issued a letter to the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) regarding New York State’s intention to align mask guidance for school settings with the CDC’s Guidance for Youth Camps beginning Monday, June 7, 2021. READ MORE

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  • Results of the GWLUFSD Annual Budget Vote & Election

    The Annual Budget Vote & Election was held on from 11 am - 9 pm on Tuesday, May 18th in the Elementary School gymnasium. To view the results, READ MORE...

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  • Summer Meal Service Program -- Free to Families

    The Greenwood Lake UFSD Board of Education and staff are dedicated to continue providing breakfast and lunch to our students throughout the Summer of 2021. This program is FREE to all families that would like to participate. READ MORE

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  • Community Letter of 4.22.21B

    Thursday, April 22, 2021 Dear Greenwood Lake Community, This afternoon, the District learned that a second Greenwood Lake Elementary School in-person student tested positive for CoVid-19 based on a diagnostic test. Each individual identified as a close contact has been notified. 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:

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  • Community Letter of 4.22.21A

    This morning, the District learned that a Greenwood Lake Elementary School in-person student tested positive for CoVid-19 based on a diagnostic test. Each individual identified as a close contact has been notified. 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:

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  • Special Board of Education Meeting -- April 22, 2021

    A Special Board of Education Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 9:30 am via ZOOM. To join the meeting, read more:

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  • Community Letter of April 19, 2021

    This afternoon, the District learned that two Greenwood Lake Elementary School in-person students tested positive for CoVid-19 based on a diagnostic test. Each individual identified as a close contact has been notified. 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:

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  • Community Letter of April 18, 2021

    This afternoon, the District learned that a Greenwood Lake Elementary School in-person student tested positive for CoVid-19 based on a diagnostic test. Each individual identified as a close contact has been notified. 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. READ MORE

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  • Community Letter of April 13, 2021

    This afternoon, the District learned that a Greenwood Lake Middle School in-person student tested positive for CoVid-19 based on a diagnostic test. Each individual that we know will be deemed first contacts by the OC Department of Health has been notified. 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

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  • BOE Business Meeting

    The Board of Education will hold its monthly Business Meeting on Monday, April 19th at 7:00 pm via ZOOM. To join this meeting , READ MORE

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