Serena Yeddu, Rachel Seo win school-level spelling bee

Serena Yeddu and Rachel Seo, grades 7 and 8, respectively, are the school-level winners of the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee at C. J. Hooker Middle School. Seventh and eighth grader students recently participated in the school-level bee after advancing from classroom-level bees held during English Language Arts classes. Both Serena and Rachel will advance …

Science Olympiad competes in regional event, Yale invitational

Science Olympiad Senior Team Competes in the SUNY Ulster Regional Competition and the Yale Undergraduate Invitational in Back to Back Events On February 3, the Goshen High School Senior Science Olympiad Team placed tenth at the 2018 New York Mid-Hudson Regional Division C competition at SUNY Ulster. Throughout the day, 29 teams competed in 25 …

Purchase your tickets for this year’s musical, “42nd Street”

Tickets are on sale for this year’s musical, “42nd Street.” Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 16 and 17, and at 1:30 p.m. March 18, in the Goshen High School auditorium. Patron tickets are $25 and must be purchased by February 21 for program listing. Non-patron tickets are $12. All tickets are first …

GIS intramurals for grades 4 & 5 begin March 12

Morning intramurals will be held from 7:50-8:50 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from March 12 to May 23 at the Goshen Intermediate School. Intramurals are free and open to all fourth and fifth grade students. Join Coach Matthew Sass for basketball, kickball, soccer, flicker football, speedball and more! Come dressed to play with your sneakers. …

View the superintendent’s letter about school safety and security

Dear Goshen families and community, The horrifying news of last week’s tragic shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, still weighs heavily on our hearts. When a senseless tragedy such as this occurs, it’s common for many of us to feel frustrated, angry and scared for the safety of our own children. I understand …

Parents: PTO Parent Social postponed until Friday, April 6

The Scotchtown Avenue and Goshen Intermediate School PTOs are hosting their first Parent Social from 7-11 p.m. Friday, April 6 at Villa Venezia, 2257 Goshen Turnpike in Middletown. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and dancing. Tickets are $40 per person; proceeds benefit the PTOs. Purchase your tickets by March 23 via PayPal. Please note that the original …

Students use 21st century tools to learn about solar system

Embedded YouTube video of students using 21st century tools to learn about solar system Second grade students in Anne McEnery and Gabrielle Roberts’ second grade class at Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School recently learned all about the solar system using 21st century learning tools. The students visited the computer lab where Instructional Technology Teacher Michelle Girardi led …

Help save lives! GHS 40th Annual Blood Drive is Feb. 23

The Goshen High School will be host its 40th Annual Blood Drive from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, February 23 in the GHS New Gymnasium. All donors will be treated to catered food, donated by local businesses. New York State is currently experiencing an EMERGENCY BLOOD SHORTAGE, and your donation could save the life of up to three patient’s …

Teachers work together, prepare for launch of new math program

On January 31, math teachers in grades K-5 participated in professional development in anticipation of the new Math in Focus program that will launch in the fall. The session was led by Elementary Coordinator Henry Freedman. The teachers worked to complete the Scope and Sequence document for grades K-5. This entailed examining the Math in …