Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources and Information

The Goshen Central School District is CLOSED through April 29, as per Governor Cuomo’s executive order, because of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 public health situation. View the latest updates and information (in English and Spanish) including remote learning resources, exam information, meal distribution plan and more by visiting the Coronavirus/COVID-19 web page. This page will be updated frequently so please check back often.

April 2: View a letter from the superintendent

Dear Goshen school community: As you are likely aware, on March 27, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order closing schools until at least April 15. During this time, as per the Governor’s executive order, schools are required to provide continuity of instruction, meals for students and childcare resources every weekday, including days originally part …

School budget vote and BOE elections delayed

New York state school budget votes and board of education elections will be delayed until at least June 1, 2020, according to an executive order released by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday, March 30, 2020. View the executive order here. The order specifically says, “Any school board, library board, or village election scheduled to take …

Update: Governor’s school closure order extended to April 15

Dear Goshen Schools community, Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today, March 27, that schools in New York state will remain closed until April 15. Goshen students and staff were to return to school the day prior on Tuesday, April 14, after the conclusion of spring break; they will now return …

March 23: View a message from the Superintendent

Dear members of the Goshen Schools community, ​​​​​​​Although it’s only the second full week of our district’s extended closure, it certainly feels as though schools have been closed for much longer. At this time, I’d like to address the question I know we are all wondering: When will schools reopen? The short answer: I simply …

View the Superintendent’s letter about remote learning resources

Dear Goshen families, I would like to take a moment to thank you all for your patience and resilience during this challenging time. We are continuing to diligently monitor the COVID-19 situation as it unfolds, and to closely follow the guidance provided from the New York State Education Department, public health departments and government officials. …

Grades 3-8 NYS exams suspended for remainder of school year

The New York State Board of Regents and state Education Department announced Friday, March 20, that the elementary- and intermediate-level state assessments for Grades 3-8 have been suspended for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. “It is most important that during the time of closure, schools are able to continue to focus their efforts …

View changes to meal distribution beginning March 23

In a greater attempt to practice social distancing, breakfast and lunch distributions will be reduced to three days per week for Goshen families, beginning Monday, March 23. Please note that families will still receive five days worth of breakfast and lunch items — or 10 meals total per student — during these distribution days. “Although …

Remote learning resources available during COVID-19 closure

Goshen educators are compiling materials and resources to provide meaningful independent learning activities during the district’s extended closure. More resources will be added as they become available, so check back often. Please be reminded that students must follow the district’s acceptable use policies as per the Code of Conduct while using district-issued computers and equipment. …

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 …

Athletic Director/Asst. Principal Matthew O’Brien earns Doctorate in Education

Matthew O’Brien, assistant principal at Goshen High School and director of physical education, health, and athletics, has completed his doctoral defense and received a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree from Seton Hall University. Dr. O’Brien has served as an administrator in the district since July 2017; he was previously a teacher and coach at Goshen …

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