A message from the Superintendent, Board of Education

Dear Goshen Schools community, As we await the appellate state court decision regarding the state’s universal mask mandate, please be advised that the Goshen Central School District plans to make face masks optional for students and employees when permitted by law. In the interim, all staff, students and school visitors must continue to wear a …

Hannah Barhorst wins first place in statewide poster contest

Eighth grader Hannah Barhorst recently won first place in New York State for her entry in the Lion’s Club International Peace Poster contest. Each year, students ages 11-12 from around the world  submit artwork that embodies the theme with an emphasis on peace. This year’s theme was “We are all Connected.” Hannah won the school-level …

Jan. 25: View the superintendent’s message about the mask mandate

Dear Goshen Schools family, Late this afternoon, a New York appellate judge granted a temporary stay in the state’s lawsuit regarding mask mandates. This means that the indoor mask mandate will remain in place while the case is appealed, and the Goshen Central School District will continue to enforce the mandate. Therefore, all students and …

View the Superintendent’s message about Supreme Court decision regarding mask mandate

Dear Goshen family, Yesterday evening, New York State Supreme Court Judge Thomas Rademaker from Nassau County issued a decision that Governor Hochul and Health Commissioner Bassett had acted outside of their authority to issue a mask mandate, as the legislature had ended the Governor’s ability to do so under emergency powers. This decision would have …

Jan. 13: Updated isolation and quarantine guidelines

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and Orange County Department of Health (OCDOH) have recommended shortened isolation and quarantine periods related to COVID-19. As of Jan. 13, the Goshen Central School District will adopt the following for students and employees: COVID-19 positive individuals: Individuals who test …

Reminders about winter weather notifications

Winter weather is upon us and it’s important that our families know where to look in case of a school closing, delay or early dismissal due to inclement weather conditions. How does the district share weather-related information? District website Closings, delays and early dismissal information will be posted on the district home page and the …

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