School Safety Officers bring sense of security, community to district

If there’s one thing that Goshen’s new school security officers can agree on, it’s how much they enjoy their new roles in the district. Officers John Augeri, Anthony Palazzola, Orlando Perez, Patrick Russnak and Martin Torres each began their positions as school safety officers (SSO) in September, after the district’s School Resource Officer Agreement was …

Trooper presentation to include cyberbullying, drug awareness

On January 17, New York State Trooper Esther Suarez will host a presentation for district parents about social media, cyberbullying and drug awareness. Trooper Suarez will provide parents with information and the tools they need to identify potential vaping and drug use in their child. The presentation, which will be held at 7 p.m. in the …

COPS grant to provide equipment, technology for school security

The Goshen Central School District, in partnership with the Village of Goshen Police Department, will receive funding from the School Violence Prevention Program grant through the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), a component within the U.S. Department of Justice. The COPS grant will provide $128,977 in supplies, equipment and technology to enhance security …

Goshen Intermediate students read 17,400 minutes over winter break

Challenge accepted! Over winter break, Goshen Intermediate School students were challenged to read a minimum of 200 minutes over winter break. Library Media Specialist Aliya Schwerner provided students with 20 different reading activities. Students were required to complete a minimum of 10 activities for at least 20 minutes each to be named a challenge winner. The …

Grade 8 Parents: Attend the High School Orientation Program

The Goshen High School Guidance Department will host a High School Orientation Program for parents of eighth grade students at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 15 at in the GHS library. Topics will include graduation requirements, procedures for scheduling, course offerings, and other pertinent information relating to the Class of 2023. Snow date will be Wednesday, January …

Changes to Enhanced STAR take effect in 2019

Because of changes New York State made to the Enhanced STAR tax exemption earlier this year, all residents ages 65 and older who are enrolled in Enhanced STAR now need to also be enrolled in the state’s Income Verification Program (IVP) to continue receiving their Enhanced STAR benefit. In Goshen, the deadline to enroll in …

Parent training to focus on addressing negative behaviors

The Orange County Department of Mental Health will host a parent training, “Parenting Difficult Behaviors,” from 1:30-4:30 p.m. March 27 at the Orange County Department of Health, 30 Harriman Drive, Goshen. Registration begins at 1:15 p.m. The training will focus on understanding and addressing child/teen negative behaviors. Topics include: Analyzing patterns of behavior Establishing goals …

December Students of the Month are committed, respectful

Embedded YouTube video of December Students of the Month C. J. Hooker Middle School Principal Dr. William Rolon is proud to announce the December Students of the Month. The student of the month is: Respectful – The student treats classmates, teachers and staff with respect by valuing each as an individual, respecting differences, and valuing …

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