Important information about health exams, immunizations

Parents/guardians: Please note the following important information: Health exams New York State law requires a health examination for all students entering the school district for the first time and when entering Pre-K or K, 2nd, 4th, 7th, and 10th grade. The examination must be completed by a New York State licensed physician, physician assistant or …

Congratulations to this year’s retirees!

Congratulations and best wishes to this year’s retirees. The entire Goshen community is grateful for your years of service. Diane Bigg, guidance counselor at C. J. Hooker Middle School Mildred Crigar, head custodian for Buildings & Grounds Lynn Dise, registrar Suzanne Dombrowski, school nurse at Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School Angela Hoffman, fourth grade teacher at …

Class of 2017 celebrated with Senior Walkthrough

The Goshen Central School District honored the members of the Class of 2017 with its Second Annual Senior Walkthrough. More than 90 graduates paraded through the halls of Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School and Goshen Intermediate School to the cheers of their youngest classmates and past teachers! YouTube video of Senior Walkthrough at Scotchtown Avenue and …

Students learn about human bones from doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

On June 15, Dr. Athina Giovanis visited students in Leigh Neil’s class at Goshen Intermediate School. Dr. Giovanis, whose daughter, Kiki Protopsaltis, is a student in class as well, is a professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Middletown. She brought along her skeleton, “Mike,” to help teach students about the different bones in …

Music ensembles excel at NYSSMA Majors Festival

On Wednesday, June 7, the Goshen High School Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Band and Stage Band performed at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Majors Festival at Kingston High School. NYSSMA Majors is a state adjudication festival for large ensembles. Ensembles perform three selections for two NYSSMA-trained adjudicators and are evaluated on tone, intonation, …

Scotchtown Avenue students love to read!

Scotchtown Avenue students recently participated in PARP, or Pick A Reading Partner. There were several guest readers from within the district and Goshen community who volunteered to read to students. On June 5, students took 15 minutes to Drop Everything And Read! Students were excited to visit Camp-Read-A-Lot with their classes to hear a book …

Forensics students learn about K-9 officers and police work

On June 1, forensics students in Tricia Brown’s class were visited by Deputy Jeremy Yela, Investigator Justin Worden and K-9 Walter from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO). Students viewed a presentation by Deputy Yela and learned the different ways K-9 offers are utilized within the Sheriff’s Office. After the presentation, the class went outside …