PTOs to host virtual Board of Education candidate Q&A

The PTOs will host a Q&A forum for the Board of Education candidates at 7:30 p.m. May 5 via Zoom. The Goshen community is invited to submit questions for the candidates via Google form. Candidates will not be provided with the questions beforehand and answers will follow a time limit. The final questions will be …

Absentee Ballots: Print applications, view common questions

Q: Will absentee ballots be mailed to registered voters? A: No. Absentee ballots will not be mailed to all registered voters as they were for last year’s unprecedented school budget vote. Qualified voters who would need to vote by absentee ballot must submit an application. Q: Who can request an absentee ballot? A: Qualified voters …

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 …

NYSDOH updates social distancing requirement — how does this affect Goshen Schools?

Dear Goshen families, On Friday, April 9, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) issued updated guidance for in-person instruction, social distancing, and the reopening of schools. You may view the NYSDOH’s updated guidance here. The most notable and problematic points of the updated guidance occur on pages 7-8, which details the requirements for …

View end-of-year events for the Class of 2021

The following events will be held leading up to graduation for the Class of 2021. 21 Days of Seniors April 22 to May 27 Seniors will be celebrated each day with something special. The event will culminate in Senior Sundaes. Senior Sunset Sundaes May 27 Seniors will gather in the stadium to watch the sunset …

Two students test positive for COVID-19

District officials were notified that a Goshen Intermediate School student and a Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School student have tested positive for COVID-19. The GIS student has not been in the building since March 25 and contact tracing is not required; there is no risk of exposure. The SAS student was last in the building on …

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