CJH to celebrate Red Ribbon Week with Spirit Days

Orange County’s Red Ribbon Week will be held virtually October 23-30. Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention campaign. This year’s theme is BE HAPPY, BE BRAVE, BE DRUG FREE. C. J. Hooker students are asked to show their commitment to a drug-free lifestyle by participating in the following Spirit Days. …

Clarifications about student absences under hybrid, remote learning models

Now that the district has fully embraced its hybrid and remote learning models, it is necessary to update and clarify its student attendance protocol and what constitutes an absence from school. The following situations will be deemed an absence from school. Please note that absences do not affect students’ grades. Students who are fully remote …

View the results of the Superintendent Search survey

Below are the results of the Superintendent Search survey that was offered to the school community in late August through mid-September. Of the 1,232 people who viewed the survey, 980 completed it. This is very consistent with surveys conducted in other districts according to Dr. Frank Auriemma of Strategic Educational Advantage, LLC, the firm who …

District residents invited to comment on District Wide School Safety Plan

On November 2, a public meeting will be held virtually (prior to the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting) about the District Wide School Safety Plan. District residents/taxpayers are invited to comment on the plan. Public comment is open until Oct. 31, 2020. Please view the District Wide School Safety Plan and then submit your …

View the revised student calendar for 2020-21

During its regularly scheduled meeting on October 5, the Board of Education adopted the revised student calendar for the 2020-21 school year. Please note that November 3 is no longer a Conference Day. It will be a regularly scheduled day of school. View the revised student calendar for 2020-21.

Return-to-school and COVID-19 reporting/communication protocols

On September 30, the New York State Department of Health released a “Pre-K to Gr 12 COVID-19 Toolkit” containing updated guidance related to student and staff attendance for those who are symptomatic or test positive for COVID-19. Please view the following to ensure that you are well-informed about these important updates. Return-to-School Protocol As you …

Important news and updates from district Health Offices

Goshen Central School District Health Office Changes During Pandemic NON EMERGENT VISITS Non emergent visits to the Health Office will not be allowed due to the risk of exposure. These are things such as personal grooming, chapped lips, lotion for dry skin, needing a “break.” Please have this talk with your child. We truly miss …

View the form: Student public relations for 2020-21

The Goshen Central School District is proud to communicate its students’ achievements and school/classroom activities to the local community. Goshen students are often featured on the district website, social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube), in printed newsletters and press releases to local newspapers. Your child’s name, photograph and information, such as grade and teacher, may …

Online instruction information, technology support & video tutorials

On Tuesday, September 8, Goshen students will begin the 2020-21 school year. At that time, all students in grades K-12 will be learning remotely. View the district’s six week reopening plan Below are resources for students and families as we begin the school year. The hybrid and remote learning plans directly correlates to New York …

Letter: Interscholastic sports delayed until November 30

Good afternoon, Gladiator Nation, Earlier today, the Section 9 Athletic Council approved a proposal to delay the start of interscholastic sports until November 30, 2020, for all of its member schools. Today’s decision means winter sports will begin on November 30. Fall sports will then begin on or around March 1, followed by the start …

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