Application process now open for next superintendent of schools

On Oct. 26, the Goshen Central School District Board of Education opened its application process for the next superintendent of schools. The candidate qualifications were created by the professionals of Strategic Educational Advantage (SEA), the search firm hired by the BOE to conduct the superintendent search. In order to create the candidate qualifications, SEA used …

School meal pickup schedule changes for November holidays

During the month of November, there are two school holidays that fall on a Wednesday, which is the regularly scheduled day for school meal pickup for remote learners. These holidays are Nov. 11 for Veterans Day and Nov. 25 for Thanksgiving recess. In order to accommodate our families, the Food Services Department will distribute food …

Update: Students to receive free meals for entire school year

Students in the Goshen Central School District will receive free school meals through the end of the 2020-21 school year, as part of a nationwide program that will help support children’s access to nutritious meals while minimizing potential exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID–19). The extension of free meals, which was originally slated to end …

CJH to celebrate Red Ribbon Week with Spirit Days

Orange County’s Red Ribbon Week will be held virtually October 23-30. Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention campaign. This year’s theme is BE HAPPY, BE BRAVE, BE DRUG FREE. C. J. Hooker students are asked to show their commitment to a drug-free lifestyle by participating in the following Spirit Days. …

Clarifications about student absences under hybrid, remote learning models

Now that the district has fully embraced its hybrid and remote learning models, it is necessary to update and clarify its student attendance protocol and what constitutes an absence from school. The following situations will be deemed an absence from school. Please note that absences do not affect students’ grades. Students who are fully remote …

Orange County Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-30

Orange County’s Red Ribbon Week will be held virtually October 23-30. Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention campaign. This year’s theme is BE HAPPY, BE BRAVE, BE DRUG FREE. Students from all over the county will be invited to participate in a variety of fun-filled virtual activities, including a photo …

View the results of the Superintendent Search survey

Below are the results of the Superintendent Search survey that was offered to the school community in late August through mid-September. Of the 1,232 people who viewed the survey, 980 completed it. This is very consistent with surveys conducted in other districts according to Dr. Frank Auriemma of Strategic Educational Advantage, LLC, the firm who …

District residents invited to comment on District Wide School Safety Plan

On November 2, a public meeting will be held virtually (prior to the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting) about the District Wide School Safety Plan. District residents/taxpayers are invited to comment on the plan. Public comment is open until Oct. 31, 2020. Please view the District Wide School Safety Plan and then submit your …

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