Public comment sought on the District Wide School Safety Plan

Residents of the Goshen Central School District are invited to provide feedback about the District Wide School Safety Plan. Public comment is open until August 27, 2021. A Public Meeting will be held on August 30 before the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting. You may view the plan here. View the public comment form: https://forms.gle/js8W5UWdgwv9Cgjs8

Show off your Goshen pride with #GladiatorsAroundTheWorld

If you’re a Gladiator, you’re a Gladiator, no matter where you may roam! This summer, our Gladiators (students, family members, employees, community members — anyone with Gladiator pride) are showing off their Goshen gear during family vacations, stay-cations, day trips and all the fun that summer brings — and we want to share! Want to …

View updated guidance regarding masks during summer programs

Dear Goshen Schools family, The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) recently released updated guidance regarding mask requirements for summer programs. This new guidance gives school districts the option of following the state’s summer camp requirements, updated July 7, that encourage — but do not require — vaccinated students to wear masks while indoors …

Welcome to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kurtis Kotes

Dear Goshen Schools community, On behalf of the Board of Education, I would like to welcome Dr. Kurtis Kotes as the new superintendent of the Goshen Central School District. Many members of the school community may be familiar with Dr. Kotes, who has previously held leadership positions in our schools. He first came to Goshen …

Four seniors recognized by Orange-Ulster BOCES

Each year, Orange-Ulster BOCES recognizes high school seniors from 23 regional public and private high schools with two awards of distinction: the Outstanding Student Award and the Senior Scholar Humanities Awards. The Orange-Ulster BOCES awards ceremonies were held at the Goshen High School Coliseum. Outstanding Student Honorees Goshen High School seniors Tallon Clark and Ryan …

Class of 2021 Honor Grads are ready for the world

More than 30 years ago, Goshen High School administrators began honoring the top six graduating seniors instead of the traditional top two. Recognizing that these high-achieving students’ GPAs were merely hundredths of a point apart, the district felt they all deserved to be honored for their accomplishments. And so began the Goshen top-six Honor Grads …

Seniors sign letters of intent to pursue majors in the arts

Bravo! Six seniors recently signed their intent to attend colleges where they will major in the arts, based on rigorous auditions and/or portfolio presentations: Laura Aglione, Montclair State University, BFA in dance Madilyn Bunzey, SUNY Fredonia, BFA in music theater Abigail Conklin, SUNY Fredonia, music education with a minor in history Isabel Dooley, Hartwick College, …

CJH artists win National Silver Medals in Scholastic Art Awards

Eighth grade students Annalisa Medenard-Miller and Giuliana Obligado are the recipients of a National Silver Medal in the 2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. A virtual award ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. June 9, joined by by Sara Bareilles, Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess, Kelly Clarkson, Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey, First Lady Dr. Jill …

Unified Basketball bounces back after COVID delays second season

Goshen’s Unified Basketball team launched in 2019 and its first season was an astounding success, united students with a range of intellectual abilities who share a common love – basketball. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic postponed their second season in 2020, but according to Coach Eric Harris, the team is back and embracing the season together. …

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