Gladiators recapture Spirit Trophy after 13 years in a 14-7 win over rival Warwick Wildcats!

   The Goshen Gladiators recaptured the coveted Spirit Trophy for the first time since 2003, in a 14-7 victory against the rival Warwick Wildcats at the 106th Spirit Trophy Game on Oct. 5. With the win, Goshen breaks a 13-year losing streak against Warwick dating back to 2004. The team is now 5-1 in season …

SAS students exercise their minds and their bodies at the Kinesthetic Lab

Sitting still at a desk for too long makes six-year-old Thomas’s leg sleepy, he said. Sitting for long periods at a time can make your brain, sleepy, too – especially as an elementary school student. When a case of the wiggles hits students at Scotchtown Avenue School (SAS), they can shake them out at the …

Concrete poured for high school’s new orchestra pit as structural steel work continues

Construction advancements are continuing at Goshen High School, all part of the $30.48 million capital improvement project that will help create 21st century learning environments, address safety and security, modernize the performing arts program and auditorium and upgrade athletic facilities. This past week, concrete was poured for the school’s first-ever orchestra pit. Structural steel installation …

Support the Class of 2019 with its mums fall fundraiser

Fall means it’s time for  mums and the annual fundraiser supporting  Goshen’s Class of 2019. Funds raised will help the Class of 2019 pay for prom and its senior trip to Disney World.  Choose from red, white, yellow, lavender or bronze mums at only $6 each! Mums come from Wessels’ Farm in Otisville. The sale ends …

Girls swim team has impressive start to season

Although the Goshen girls’ varsity swimming team has only competed three meets thus far, they’ve already accomplished so much. The Lady Gladiators are 2-1 on the season, and five swimmers have already qualified for the Section IX Championships on Nov. 1-3. The following swimmers have qualified for the following events: Emma: 100 fly, 500 free, …

Congratulations to the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees

The Goshen Central School District is proud to announce this year’s inductees to its Athletic Hall of Fame. Four outstanding individuals – as well as the entire 1997 boys varsity soccer team – were  honored at a special ceremony on Sept. 29. “For many Goshen students, participating in athletics was one of many positive defining …

XC boys finish fourth, girls sixth at Wave Mania

By Kyle Lewis, Joe Manaseri & Richard Furst   The Lady Gladiators opened their cross country season at Wave Mania with a collection of mutual team goals. All of the summer training, the long runs, the countless miles on the trail were going to pay off; and that they did. The 3.09 mile course serves …

GHS students to perform at J-Bird Music for the Arts benefit gala

    Two  Goshen High School students are performing at the first J-Bird Music for the Arts (JBMFTA) benefit gala on Wednesday, Oct. 3 in Manhattan. JBMFTA is a non-profit organization that seeks to “nurture a community supporting the performing arts and music in education for youths throughout New York State,” according to its website. …

Opening day honors long-term employees as capital improvement project work continues

Goshen Central School District faculty and staff kicked off the school year on Sept. 4 with an opening day session which also honored long-term employees. Superintendent Daniel Connor welcomed staff back and wished everyone a happy and productive school year. Connor said the last 10 weeks were filled with a tremendous amount of construction work, …

Students graduate from Youth Bureau Summer Intern Program

On Thursday, Aug. 16, recent honor graduate Anthony Palazzola and junior Caitlin Alicea were celebrated at the Orange County Youth Bureau Summer Government Immersion Program graduation ceremony.  Anthony was commended for volunteering 140 hours over the course of three summers with the county’s Veterans Services Department. Caitlin was commended for volunteering 72 hours this summer …