Robert Miller, assistant superintendent for business, to retire

After more than a decade with the district, Assistant Superintendent for Business Robert Miller will retire effective April 1. Miller’s duties include developing and managing the district’s fiscal affairs and keeping its day-to-day operations running smoothly. Miller has served in school business for 24 years – 11 of them in Goshen. “I’ve enjoyed the work,” …

Kiley Rowe wins prestigious OCMEA scholarship

Goshen High School senior violinist Kiley Rowe was awarded the prestigious Orange County Music Educators Association Performance Scholarship. Scholarship auditions were held January 5 at Washingtonville High School where Kiley performed the Paul Hindemith Viola Sonata Op. 11, No. 4. The scholarship is open to music students across Orange County who participated in All-County festivals …

OM students participate in seventh annual Spontaneous Night

On January 12, members of the district’s Odyssey of the Mind teams participated in the seventh annual Spontaneous Night. More than 50 Omers and their coaches enjoyed pizza and then creatively solved problems for the rest of the night. Eight teams will compete in the Regional Competition at Orange-Ulster BOCES March 10. There are four …

Goshen to see loss in aid under Governor’s Executive Budget

On Tuesday, Jan. 16, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented an executive state budget proposal that includes a $769 million increase in overall funding for school operations in the 2018-19 school year. Under the governor’s proposal, total school aid for 2018-19 would be $26.4 billion, which represents a statewide increase of 3 percent. However, …

Science Olympiad Junior Team members medal at Invitational

On January 6, the Goshen Science Olympiad Junior Team competed at the Rustin Invitational in West Chester, Pennsylvania, against top teams from Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Connecticut. Goshen competed against 60 teams in 25 different events, including ecology, epidemiology, forensic science, meteorology, microbiology, optics, and thermodynamics. Student’s engineering capabilities were …

MySchoolBucks raises program convenience fee

The district was recently notified that the program convenience fee parents/guardians pay at MySchoolBucks when funding your student’s meal account has increased by $0.54 (to $2.49) per payment as of December 11, 2017. This includes any AutoPay automatic payments you may have set up. According to MySchoolBucks, this is the first time in 16 years …

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