Senior Kevin Ilardi awarded OCMEA Vocal Performance Scholarship

Goshen High School senior Kevin Ilardi is the recipient of the 2020 Orange County Music Educators Association (OCMEA) Vocal Performance Scholarship. On January 8, Kevin auditioned two contrasting selections, one a level VI New York State Schools Music Association (NYSSMA) solo, and one of his own choosing, for three qualified judges. His winning performance was …

Nolan Ensall wins school-wide National Geographic Bee

Fourth grader Nolan Ensall is this year’s champion of the school-wide National Geographic Bee at Goshen Intermediate School. His classmates, Mason Haswell and Logan Gottlieb, placed second and third, respectively. The National Geographic Bee is a nationwide competition of fourth through eighth graders held in thousands of schools across the United States. According to Fifth Grade …

Students honor Dr. King’s legacy with Civil Rights Unit

Students in Michele Pacciarelli and Kelly Mecocci’s fourth grade class recently culminated a Civil Rights Unit in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Their lessons began with a class constructed timeline, beginning in 1865 with Jim Crow laws; state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States enacted in the …

First-graders teach robot dog new tricks

Like all dogs, Rosie loves a good bone. But as a robot dog, Rosie is obedient to a fault! (Make that obedient to a bug or glitch.) Loyal to her computing mind, Rosie only does what she’s told—no more, no less—as Mrs. Larney’s first graders quickly learned during a hands-on, collaborative experience in Scotchtown’s STEAM …

Register to attend “Talking to Our Children About Their Learning Differences” on January 29

The Goshen Central School District presents Talking to Our Children About Their Learning Differences: Promoting Self-Awareness and Self-Determination on January 29 in the C. J. Hooker Middle School auditorium. The program will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and is open to all parents, guardians and caregivers of students with disabilities. This presentation is the first …

CJH announces Students of the Month for December 2019

Congratulation to the C. J. Hooker Middle School December Students of the Month, recognized by their teachers! Students of the Month are… Respectful – The student treats classmates, teachers and staff with respect by valuing each as an individual, respecting differences, and valuing the work that others do. Responsible – The student embraces the responsibility …

Flu season is in full swing – learn how to stay healthy

According to the New York State Department of Health, influenza, or the flu, is a serious disease that is very contagious throughout the U. S. each year, starting in the fall and continuing through spring. The flu is caused by a virus and spread mainly by coughing, sneezing or close contact. Young children and older …

Order your discounted Hershey Park tickets

The Scotchtown Avenue PTO is offering discounted Hershey Park tickets for the 2020 summer season. Discounted admission through the PTO will be $40; regular admission price is $74.80. Discounts for meals and snack vouchers are also available. An order form was emailed to all parents. Order forms are due March 4. Tickets will be distributed …

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