GIS librarian launches online book club, open to all

Calling all digital age bookworms in grades 3-5, and their families! Have opportunities or excuses long kept you from sitting with a good read? Have you ever consider joining a book club to share the joy of reading with others? The time is now! Goshen Intermediate School  Library Media Specialist Aliya Schwerner has created an …

Goshen High School artists recognized with national award

Goshen High School students—Amanda Fernandez, Ava DiGrandi, and Ben Pahucki—were named National Winners in the 2020 Scholastic Arts Awards.               This was the first year Goshen High School had three national winners in this annual competition.  All three students were due to receive their awards at Carnegie Hall on …

Take a virtual tour of student artwork made from home

CJ Hooker students, grades 6-8, in Christina Pahucki’s art class are as inspired and productive as ever, and they can’t wait to share some of their latest creations in macro photography, environmental art, figure drawing exercises, and more. In their next art project students will be looking at local art in the style of the …

Special Education committee meetings to be held remotely during school closure

A letter from the Director of Pupil Personnel Services According to the NYS Education Department, The Committee on Special Education (CSE), Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and the 504 Committees are not required to meet in person while schools are closed. CSE/504/CPSE meetings will be held virtually through Google Meet from 4/14/20 through 5/1/20. Invitation letters …

Congratulations to CJH February Students of the Month

C. J. Hooker Middle School Principal Heather Carman is proud to announce the February 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 the work that others do. Responsible – The student embraces …

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

Congratulations to (L-R) Anya Malhotra and Sydney Jessup, 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program finalists.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 …

Goshen students’ achievement celebrated by SUNY Orange Sojourner Truth Awards

Fifty-eight Goshen students were honored for their achievements during the 30th Annual SUNY Orange Sojourner Truth Awards ceremony, on March 6. Our middle and high school honorees were cheered by accompanying school administrators, faculty, and family members. The Sojourner Truth Awards celebrate the cultural diversity of Orange County youth, recognize the accomplishments of students, and …

All field trips cancelled until further notice

Consistent with the New York state’s travel guidance for PreK-12 schools, all field trips, domestic and international, are cancelled effective today, Friday, March 13, until further notice. Once again, please note that there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our district and no immediate plans to close our schools. We want to assure you …

Use of District facilities by outside groups suspended, March 13-April 15

In the context of ongoing public health concerns, all use of Goshen school buildings and indoor/outdoor facilities by outside groups will be suspended. This measure is effective today, Friday, March 13, through Wednesday, April 15, 2020. As you are aware, the situation regarding COVID-19/Coronavirus is rapidly evolving and is subject to change. The school district …

Third graders grow seeds to learn about genetic inheritance

Mrs. Kloorfain’s third-graders are not waiting until high school to start learning about the Mendelian principles of genetic inheritance. Using natural and electric light, they are cross-germinating different generations of seeds on a classroom windowsill. Everyday they make note of the changes they observe in stem lengths, the form, color and texture of ripe and …

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