Fathers, sons learn about fitness and nutrition at GIS

Fourth grade boys recently spent a special evening with their fathers or other positive male role models during the Goshen Intermediate School’s Annual Father-Son Fitness Night. Hosted by Physical Education Teacher Bob McIntee, the group learned about health-related fitness and nutrition concepts and also participated in a vigorous fitness training circuit to get their bodies …

New York schools heading to statewide computer based testing

Last spring, New York took its first official steps into statewide, computer-based testing (CBT) as school districts across the state voluntarily piloted field tests on digital devices for students in grades 3-8 in English language arts (ELA) and math. This year, districts have the option of offering online testing for the state exams, and both …

C. J. Hooker names February Students of the Month

Embedded video of February Students of the Month Principal William Rolon and Assistant Principal Heather Carman are proud to announce the February Students of the Month. The student of the month is: Respectful – The student treats classmates, teachers and staff with respect by valuing each as an individual, respecting differences, and valuing the work …

Kathryn Magid, Goshen Intermediate School honored as Amazing Top Ten School for Hoops for Heart

Physical Education Teacher Kathryn Magid and the Goshen Intermediate School were recently honored by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NYS AHPERD) as an Amazing Top Ten School for Hoops for Heart. Over the past 10 years, the Goshen Intermediate School (GIS) has raised approximately $100,000 for the American …

Goshen Odyssey teams take top honors at Regional Competition

Embedded YouTube Video of Odyssey of the Mind teams The Goshen Central School District fared well at the Odyssey of the Mind Regional Competition at Orange-Ulster BOCES over the weekend, with six teams advancing to the State Competition April 8 at SUNY Binghamton. In addition, the Goshen High School’s To Be Continued: A Superhero Cliffhanger …

Siddhi Balamurali performs with NYSBDA Honors Concert Band

​Goshen High School sophomore Siddhi Balamurali recently performed with the New York State Band Directors Association (NYSBDA) Honors Concert Band in Liverpool. Siddhi was one of 24 clarinet players chosen for this prestigious ensemble, and 475 applications from throughout the state were submitted for consideration. Siddhi was also selected to perform with the Hudson Valley …

Junior Science Olympiad team headed to state competition in April

Goshen’s Junior Science Olympiad team will advance to the state competition in Syracuse after a sweeping Regionals over the weekend. Two junior teams competed in the Mid-Hudson Division B Regional Competition on March 4 at Monroe-Woodbury. Students competed in pairs and the top three teams in each event are awarded medals. The team placed first …

Goshen Schools celebrate Black History Month

Embedded YouTube Video of Black History Month activities February is Black History Month and several teachers incorporated black history into their lesson plans. Sophie Levenberg’s music students at Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School learned about influential music, such as the blues, swing and scatting. They wrote and sang their own blues song, “The Teddy Bear Blues,” …

Interact Club bakes Cookies for a Cause

Members of the Goshen High School Interact Club recently gathered to bake cookies for their annual Cookies for a Cause campaign. This year, the club raised $333 by selling their homemade cookies with the purpose of purchasing an Aquabox. An Aquabox takes water filters and emergency supplies around the world, giving the gift of life …