District News

  • Special Board of Education Business Meeting - December 2nd

    The Board of Education will hold a Special Business Meeting via ZOOM on Wednesday, December 2nd at 2:00 pm READ MORE

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  • A Letter from the Superintendent 11-28-20

    The District has learned that a staff member from our elementary school tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. The staff member was not been in the building during what the health department considers the contagious period, and therefore is not deemed to be an exposure threat to any in-person students or employees. The most important things you can do READ MORE

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  • A Letter from the Superintendent 11-25-20

    This evening the District learned that a student member from our elementary school tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. The child member has not been in the building since last week therefore is not deemed to be an exposure threat to in-person students or employees. The most important things you can do READ MORE

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  • Community Letter 11.22.2020

    This weekend, our District learned that a staff member from our middle school tested positive for COVID- 19 based on a diagnostic test. The staff member has not been in the building for a couple of weeks and therefore is not deemed to be an exposure threat to in-person students or employees. 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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  • Superintendent Hadden Announces Holiday Pause to begin November 25th

    To ensure a healthy Thanksgiving for our students, families, faculty and staff, and to secure days of no contact or exposure possibility within our schools from holiday co-mingling and traveling, we will be pausing in-person instruction to an eLearning remote schedule for a short period of time. READ MORE

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  • A Letter from Dr. Gelman, Orange County Commissioner of Health: November 19, 2020

    Schools moving to Remote Learning Given Rising COVID numbers. In consideration of the following alarming communicable disease trends, in the interest of informed, coordinated, proactive and properly organized school response, at this time I strong recommend a Holiday Pause. READ MORE

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  • A Letter from the Superintendent 11.18.20

    Today, our district learned that an in-school teacher from our elementary school tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test administered this afternoon. Department of Health protocols for contact tracing has been conducted and individuals identified as first contacts (needing to quarantine) have already been notified.

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  • BOE Special Business Meeting - Wednesday, November 18, 2020

    To view the Special Business Meeting via ZOOM scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 5:30 pm READ MORE

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  • November 16, 2020 BOE Business Meeting

    The BOE Business Meeting for November takes place on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm via ZOOM. To join the meeting, READ MORE

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  • Free Meals Extended through 6/30/2021

    Great news! Free meals for students has been extended through June 30, 2021 through the Seamless Summer Food Program, run by the federal government and State Education Department. READ MORE

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  • Superintendent Letter of 11/12/2020

    Today, our district learned that an in-school student from our elementary school tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test administered on Tuesday. DOH protocols for contact tracing has been conducted and individuals identified as first contacts (needing to quarantine) have already been notified. The most important things you can do READ MORE...

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  • Superintendent Letter of 11/11/2020

    Today, our district learned that an in-school student from our elementary school tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test administered yesterday. The student is asymptomatic. Department of Health protocols call for contact tracing for the 48-hour period prior to the test for asymptomatic individuals. Contact tracing has been conducted and individuals identified as first contacts (needing to quarantine) have already been notified. READ MORE...

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  • Upcoming Holidays & Snow Days Letter

    Please see the linked letter below to read about how the District will handle snow days for the 20-21 school year as well as the importance of quarantining after travel during the holidays.

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  • Support the PTSA by Becoming a Member!

    The PTSA helps make Greenwood Lake's schools better in so many ways! Support the PTSA by becoming a member. It's simple to join, READ MORE!

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  • PTSA School Mask Orders

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  • Community Letter October 8, 2020 COVID Positive Staff Member

    This is notification that a staff member who works at our Middle School tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test. Due to federal health privacy laws, further information about their identity cannot be released. As always, the safety of students and staff is of the highest priority. Orange County Department of Health and the District are working together. READ MORE....

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  • Letter from the Orange County Board of Health: October 5, 2020

    The Orange County Board of Health has issued a letter regarding an individual from the Greenwood Lake Middle School who tested positive for COVID-19. Due to federal health privacy laws further information about their identity cannot be released. As always, the safety of students and staff is the highest priority. READ MORE

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  • Staff Member COVID Positive: September 28, 2020

    Today, our district learned that a staff member who works at our Middle School tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test administered earlier this morning. The individual that tested positive was exposed on Saturday and is currently asymptomatic. Department of Health protocols call for contact tracing for the 48-hour period prior to the test for asymptomatic individuals, in this case Saturday and Sunday. For this reason, the Department of Health is not doing any contact tracing for the staff member for last week’s school days. The person is currently isolating, and due to federal health privacy laws, further information about their identity cannot be released. In addition, READ MORE...

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  • Superintendent's Update of CoVid Positive Case

    Late yesterday evening, our district learned that a staff member who works at our Middle School and who has served in a substitute capacity in one other location, tested positive for COVID-19 based on a diagnostic test administered earlier this week. The person is currently isolating and due to federal health privacy laws further information about their identity cannot be released. I know this is concerning news, but please respect the individual's privacy during this difficult time. We are working collaboratively with the Orange County Department of Health, and as always the safety of our students and staff is our highest priority. Both of our school buildings WILL reopen tomorrow on a normal schedule. Those students and staff that were determined by the Department of Health as being direct/close contacts to the individual will be contacted, READ MORE....

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  • Staff Member CoVid Positive: September 22, 2020

    This evening,, Tuesday, September 22nd, I was made aware that we have a staff member who has tested positive for CoVid-19. In an abundance of caution and in order to give us time to do thorough contact tracing in conjunction with the Orange County Department of Health, READ MORE

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