Babysitting available for SAS PTO meeting December 4

Members of the Goshen High School National Honor Society will be available for babysitting at the next SAS PTO meeting on December 4. Babysitting is available for children ages five and older. The PTO recognizes that it’s difficult for parents to attend meetings due to lack of childcare and hope that the free babysitting will …

Senior collecting toys for children affected by domestic violence

Ada Lara, a Goshen High School senior, wants to put a smile on the faces of local children in need this holiday season. Ada is collecting toys and gift cards for Safe Homes of Orange County as part of her civic action project for her Participation in Government Class, taught by Social Studies Teacher Jonathan …

AP students: Exam registration due Dec. 21; payment due Jan. 6

Advanced Placement (AP) Program students are required to take the Advanced Placement Examination in May. Should a student fail to take the AP assessment, the course will be removed from his or her transcript and  weighted as a Regents-level course. AP students must do the following: Return the exam registration form to the Guidance Office …

Update about indoor air quality at Scotchtown Avenue

Earlier this month, two teachers reported a stale odor in their classrooms, 17 and 76, to building administrators. The Orange-Ulster BOCES Health/Safety and Risk Management team was contacted and performed an indoor air quality test. On November 20, the district received the indoor air quality test results, which indicated that the classrooms are adequate for …

Goshen High School student arrested for making terroristic threat

Late this afternoon, the district was notified by the Village of Goshen Police Department that an eleventh grade student was arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat against Goshen High School. The threat was seen on social media by a parent who reported it to the police. The Goshen Police Department immediately investigated and …

GHS musicians perform in prestigious Area All-State Music Festival

Seven Goshen High School student musicians were selected to perform in this year’s New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Area All-State Music Festival on November 17 at Wallkill Senior High School. In order to be chosen for this honor, each student prepared and performed an advanced level solo piece for a NYSSMA judge last …

C. J. Hooker Middle School hosts second lockdown drill

Today, the C. J. Hooker Middle School successfully conducted its second lockdown drill. At 10:01 a.m., the building was in lockdown for approximately seven minutes. School officials are happy to report that the drill went smoothly and congratulations are in order for our students and staff. The school district’s lockdown and lockout protocols were developed with the guidance and assistance of the Village of …

SAS Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences rescheduled to Nov. 29

The Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences for Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School were rescheduled from Thursday, November 15 due to winter weather conditions. They will now be held on Thursday, November 29. Please reach out to your child’s teacher if your scheduled time needs to be changed.

CJH students show the spirit of giving for the holidays

This holiday season, our students are paying it forward by helping their community in the spirit of giving. Recently, 14 C. J. Hooker Middle School students from the school’s Leo Club and November Students of the Month volunteered at the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. Upon arrival the students were assigned tasks that included unpacking …

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