Beauty and the Beast behind the scenes, showing March 20-22

Be our guest for the first musical production staged in the new Roy Reese Auditorium at Goshen High School, March 20-22. The set is under construction, and cast and crews are working their hearts out to bring you the enchanted world of this beloved classic tale, including all your favorite songs. (Ticket information.) The GHS …

Virtual reality technology connects classroom learning with real world

Virtual traveling is now available to students at Goshen Intermediate School! This week they reached the National Mall in Washington DC and the Canadian Parliamentin in Ottawa—up close and personal through the use of virtual reality headsets! As part of a social studies unit, students in Mrs. Kropp and Mrs. Parchinski’s class have been learning …

Goshen Rotarians read to Scotchtown students during Kindness Assembly

The monthly Kindness and Friendship Assemblies at Scotchtown Avenue Elementary hosted two very special guests on Friday, Feb. 21, the 100th Day of School. Goshen Rotary representatives Amy VanAmburgh and Christopher Tippin offered their support to the school’s emphasis on kindness by reading Mem Fox’s “Whoever you are” to every Scotchtown student. Illustrated by Leslie …

Two GHS seniors named finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program

Goshen High School seniors Anya Malhotra and Sydney Jessup earned the distinguished status of finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Over 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools entered the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).  Among other requirements, semifinalists must score …

Goshen sisters win Odyssey of the Mind pin design contest

Creativity has never been so sweet! The designs created by two Goshen students have been chosen as New York State’s official 2020 Odyssey of the Mind pin set. Jordan Seligman, a third-grader, came up with the idea of sticks of gum, and her sister, sixth-grader Carly Seligman added the catchy phrases.  Jordan and Carly’s designs …

CJ Hooker Middle School announces second quarter honor, merit rolls

Principal Heather Carman and Assistant Principal Robert Siracuse are proud to announce the Honor Roll and Merit Roll students for the first marking period. Grade 6 Honor Roll Ivanka Aldana, Briana Alfieri, Grace Allan, Aaron Archer, Elizabeth Archer, Santos Avila, Abhiram Bagam, Hannah Barhorst, Matthew Barnable, Isabel Barnhorst, Kaitlyn Baumgardt, Rogelio Bautista, Henzi Bonilla, Julianna …

Goshen High School announces second quarter honor, merit rolls

Interim Principal Thomas Heinzelman and Assistant Principals Kyle Roddey and Matthew O’Brien are proud to announce the Honor Roll and Merit Roll students for the second quarter. Grade 9 Honor Roll Gabriella Alfieri, Andrea Amaro, Daniea Austin, Caleb Ayau, Neyda  Ba Chub, Jason Barnes, Yanet Bautista, Briana Bowden, Lauren Carroll, Catherine Sirena Casagrande, Paul Choi, …

Reading and writing for a better school, a better world

Second graders in Joanne Karchawer’s classroom have been thinking a lot about their words and their voice—with a little inspiration from one of their favorite children’s author, Peter H. Reynolds. “His books have a very simple way of making kids feel good about themselves and to wish the same for others,” Mrs. Karchawer said. Most …

Scotchtown warms up for Spirit Week with Kindness Assemblies

Scotchtown will be celebrating its second Spirit Week this school year, Jan. 27-31, with the theme, “‘Snow’ many ways to be kind.” To make sure everyone will be “in the spirit” come Monday morning, today, Friday, students gathered by grade for Kindness Assemblies with special speakers reading to them from kindness-inspired children’s books. Next week, …

First-graders teach robot dog new tricks

Like all dogs, Rosie loves a good bone. But as a robot dog, Rosie is obedient to a fault! (Make that obedient to a bug or glitch.) Loyal to her computing mind, Rosie only does what she’s told—no more, no less—as Mrs. Larney’s first graders quickly learned during a hands-on, collaborative experience in Scotchtown’s STEAM …

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