Letter: Regents exam review sessions to begin for specific students

Beginning in November, the Goshen High School will offer Regents exam review sessions to a specific group of high school students. In order to qualify for these review sessions, a student must have received a passing grade in his/her Regents course from this past June, yet failed that course’s corresponding Regents exam. Parents will be …

Fifth graders practice their horror storytelling with visiting author

On October 29, fifth graders at Goshen Intermediate School worked with author David Nielsen to perfect their scary storytelling skills…just in time for Halloween. Nielsen discussed the horror genre and reviewed the five things needed in a horror story: characters, atmosphere, tension, surprise and a twist. He also reviewed the four main types of horror …

GHS Drama Club to perform Just Another High School Play Nov. 2-3

The Goshen High School Drama Club will perform “Just Another High School Play,” written by Bryan Starchman at 7:30 p.m. November 2-3 in the Goshen Intermediate School auditorium. Cost is $4 for students, $7 for adults. Synopsis of the Play: The night of the fall play has arrived, and the audience has arrived to see …

GIS students reach for the stars with new recycling initiatives

Goshen Intermediate School students in Teegan Kennedy’s fourth grade class are reaching for the stars – and helping reduce unnecessary waste in their school. According to Kennedy, the “three Rs” (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) have always been important to her students, who work together to recycle in their classroom. The students also pick up the recycling in …

Stay knowledgeable about the flu with these facts and tips

The first documented cases of influenza, or the “flu,” often begin in October. Please consider these facts and tips to help prevent the spread of flu, courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. (NCIRD). Flu Facts Influenza (the flu) is an infection of the nose, throat and …

Register now for Nov. 29 ‘Pedal for SAS’ event

Registration is taking place now for the Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School’s  “Pedal for SAS” event at PEDAL in Goshen  at 29 St. John St. on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. PEDAL is a cycling  and personal training studio which offers  cycling, kettle bell and personal training in group or private sessions. Tricky Tray …

New middle school Student Council officers sworn-in

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 C.J. Hooker Middle School Student Council officers! President: Kiara Paulino Vice President: Giuliana Fortuna Treasurer: Jackson Yerkes Secretary: Tyler Kropp Students were sworn-in by Principal Dr. William Rolón, who presented them with special name badges to wear in their capacity as Student Council officers at the various events and meetings they …

CJH inducts 85 eighth-graders into National Junior Honor Society

C.J. Hooker Middle School administrators, parents and families and community members gathered to celebrate the induction of 85 eighth-graders into the school’s chapter of the National Junior Honor Society on Oct. 12. This is the fourth induction ceremony for the middle school’s chapter. Fabien Riviere is the NJHS club adviser. Scholarship, leadership, service, character and …