Update 4/28: District announces change in contact tracing procedures for students, employees

UPDATE 4/28: Please note that any quarantine period determined prior to this new guidance, shared on April 27, can not be overturned. You must complete your quarantine as directed.   Dear Goshen Schools family, After several consultations with the school district’s attorney, county attorney and school physician, and extensive review of the policies set forth by …

Three test positive for COVID-19

District officials were notified that three students tested positive for COVID-19. A student from Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School and a student from Goshen Intermediate School tested positive; they were not in the buildings during their infectious periods and contact tracing is not needed. A second student at Goshen Intermediate School; the student was lat in …

GHS senior Madilyn Bunzey wins OCMEA Scholarship

Goshen High School senior Madilyn Bunzey was selected as this year’s recipient of the Orange County Music Educators (OCMEA) Scholarship for vocal performance. Madilyn performed and submitted to the judges her rendition of Mozart aria in Italian. In a normal year, Madilyn would perform her winning aria at the OCMEA  All-County Concert. Unfortunately, the concert …

GIS & CJH: Grades 3-8 assessments begin April 22

Dear Parents and Guardians, Each spring, the Grades 3-8 English language arts and math assessments are administered to students across New York State. Although these assessments are typically administered annually, they were not administered during the 2019-2020 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we continued to navigate through the pandemic, there was much …

Three students test positive for COVID-19

District officials were notified that three students tested positive for COVID-19. A student at Goshen High School tested positive; all those who may be at risk of exposure where contacted over the weekend with instructions about self-quarantine. A student at Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School and a student at Goshen Intermediate School tested positive; they were not …

UPDATE: Goshen’s plan for 4-day in-person instruction

Dear Goshen family, Last evening, members of the district’s Reopening Committee met with Dr. Nicholas Belasco, the official school physician for the Goshen Central School District. The discussion included the recently updated social distancing guidelines that were released by the New York State Department of Health on April 9 as well as our plans to …

Public hearing for 4-day in-person instruction to be held April 19

Due to an abundance of caution with regard to the spread of COVID-19, and in accordance with Governor Cuomo’s March 12th Executive Order No. 202.1, which temporarily suspended those sections of the Open Meetings Law requiring in-person access to public meetings, the members of the Board of Education of the Goshen Central School District, Orange County, …

Three students test positive for COVID-19

District officials learned that a student at Goshen Intermediate School, C. J. Hooker Middle School, and Goshen High School tested positive for COVID-19. The GIS student was last in the building on April 9. All those who may be at risk of exposure were notified by district staff. Both the CJH and GHS students are …

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