High School students honored as Goshen Greats

The Goshen High School recently honored eight students for their accomplishments in a specific subject area. The Goshen Greats Program recognizes the unique achievements of one student from each major discipline each quarter. Students are nominated by their teachers for accomplishments that are benchmarks in their academic career or demonstrate school leadership. The Goshen Greats …

Dr. Laura MacGinitie named New York State Master Teacher

Dr. Laura MacGinitie, physics teacher at Goshen High School, was selected for the prestigious New York State Master Teacher Program (NYSMTP). According to its website, NYSMTP celebrates the work of the highest-performing STEM teachers by establishing an expert community dedicated to developing expertise in the areas of content, pedagogy, and students’ families and communities. Dr. …

CJH students discuss how to be an upstander with Unity Tree project

C. J. Hooker Middle School students recently participated in anti-bullying activities led by Social Worker Lynette De Jesus. Regularly-scheduled physical education classes met in the auditorium where De Jesus presented facts about bullying to the students. They learned that the three basics of bullying include intent to cause harm, an imbalance of power, and repetition. …

Scotchtown Avenue celebrates Family Math Night

On November 9, more than 100 students and families enjoyed the first annual Family Math Night at Scotchtown Avenue. For the past ten plus years, Family Math Night was held for students in grades 2-5; this year, Math Specialist Dana Richner and Academic Intervention Services Teacher Cheryl Fitzpatrick decided to host Scotchtown Avenue’s first night …

C. J. Hooker students, staff collect food for local families

The students and staff of the C. J. Hooker Middle School will make a difference in many people’s lives this holiday season. The school collected hundreds of non-perishable food items over the past few weeks, led by the Leo Club and Student Government. In addition, students in Jennifer Rosado’s sixth grade homeroom collected the most …

Goshen High School musicians selected for Area All-State

Eleven Goshen High School students were selected to perform in the NYSSMA Area All-State music festival on November 18-19 at Cornwall High School. In order to be chosen for this honor, each student prepared and performed an advanced level solo piece for a NYSSMA judge last spring. The student’s score sheets were then submitted to …

C. J. Hooker Middle School names Honor, Merit Rolls

Principal William Rolon is proud to announce the Honor Roll and Merit Roll for the first marking period. Grade 6 – Honor Roll Ciara Aldave, Gabriella Alfieri, Mario Alfieri, Caleb Ayau, Jason Barnes, Liam Beams, Wyatt Boyle, Brian Caplicki, III, Lauren Carroll, Kayli Cintron, Adrianna Citriniti, Owen Clark, Mia Colangelo, Matthew Corrigan, II, Xander Danella, …

First quarter honor and merit rolls announced at GHS

Goshen High School Principal Robert McKiernan is proud to announce the first quarter Honor Roll and Merit Roll. Grade 9 – Honor Roll Blake Albanese, Perla Almanzar, Jocelyn Alvarez, Myra Arif, Brandon Arroyo, Sana Awais, Brittany Bingaman, Emma Blanton, Caroline Burnham, Kendra Byrne, Brooke Castleman, Caryn Clark, Rachel Conklin, Ryan Connelly, Ana Cortez, Caitlyn Cuddy, …

CNC machine brings real-world manufacturing experience to students

Goshen High School students are learning to use real-world advanced manufacturing technology with the Technology Department’s new CNC machine. CNC – or computer numerical control – machines use digitized data to control, automate and monitor the movements of a machine. A computer controls the machine’s tools, as opposed to being controlled manually, so that the …

Goshen Intermediate School students elect Duck for President!

Students in Dana Piaquadio and Colleen Manuel’s classes at Goshen Intermediate School made sure to get out and vote! The students recently held their own election based on the book, “Duck for President.” After reading the story, students cast their vote for either the farmer or the duck. They tallied the results and the duck …