GIS & CJH: Grades 3-8 assessments begin April 22

Dear Parents and Guardians, Each spring, the Grades 3-8 English language arts and math assessments are administered to students across New York State. Although these assessments are typically administered annually, they were not administered during the 2019-2020 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we continued to navigate through the pandemic, there was much …

Proposed budget will not increase tax levy for 2021-22

On Monday, April 19, the members of the Board of Education voted to adopt a $78,811,376 proposed budget for the 2021-22 school year. Residents will vote on the proposed spending plan on Tuesday, May 18. The proposed plan calls for a $2,727,539 or 3.58% increase in spending over the current year’s budget. If approved, it …

PTOs to host virtual Board of Education candidate Q&A

The PTOs will host a Q&A forum for the Board of Education candidates at 7:30 p.m. May 5 via Zoom. The Goshen community is invited to submit questions for the candidates via Google form. Candidates will not be provided with the questions beforehand and answers will follow a time limit. The final questions will be …

UPDATE: Goshen’s plan for 4-day in-person instruction

Dear Goshen family, Last evening, members of the district’s Reopening Committee met with Dr. Nicholas Belasco, the official school physician for the Goshen Central School District. The discussion included the recently updated social distancing guidelines that were released by the New York State Department of Health on April 9 as well as our plans to …

CJH celebrates January & February Students of the Month

Embedded Youtube video of CJH January and 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 the responsibility required to maintain progress …

CJH Odyssey team places first in state competition

This year’s Odyssey competitions may have been filled with uncertainty, but our students once again proved their resilience and creativity! The C. J. Hooker Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team, “Classics…OMer and the Beanstalk,” placed first in its division/problem in the New York State Odyssey competition. The team members are Madison Hunter, Grace McAndrews, …

Spring sports begin April 19; register via Family ID

Dear Gladiator Nation, It is with great excitement that we as a school community set our sights on an April 19 start date for our spring athletic season. We are proud to offer the following athletic programs this spring: Modified, JV and Varsity Baseball Modified, JV and Varsity Softball Modified, JV and Varsity Girls Lacrosse …

View updated quarantine guidance from NYSDOH

On April 1, the New York State Department of Health officially updated its guidance for quarantine for those exposed to COVID-19. To summarize: For vaccinated individuals exposed to COVID-19 Individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are asymptomatic do not need to quarantine after exposure to COVID-19. Individuals who have been fully vaccinated …

Superintendent’s letter: Details about four-day in-person instruction plan

Dear Goshen Schools family, I hope you are enjoying your time off during spring recess. Our students, families and staff have certainly earned this much-deserved break. Below, you will find some important information about the 4-day in-person instruction plan. General information Families are required to choose between 4-day in-person instruction or fully remote instruction. Once …

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