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 …

April 26-May 7: Collection for Goshen Humane Society

Members of the C. J. Hooker Middle School Student Government are hosting a collection for the Goshen Humane Society, April 26-May 7. Collection boxes will be in the CJH Main Lobby. Please consider donating! Items in need include: Cleaning supplies Trash bags: 13-55 gallon Vinyl gloves Paper towels Laundry detergent Bleach Cat supplies Fancy Feast …

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 …

Proposed budget will not increase tax levy for 2021-22

On Monday, April 19, the members of the Board of Education voted to adopt a $78,811,376 proposed budget for the 2021-22 school year. Residents will vote on the proposed spending plan on Tuesday, May 18. The proposed plan calls for a $2,727,539 or 3.58% increase in spending over the current year’s budget. If approved, it …

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 …

May 3: 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 3 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 …

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