Amazon to fund two computer science courses at GHS next year

The Goshen High School was recently selected as an Amazon Future Engineer (AFE) school – a partnership between Amazon and Edhesive to improve access to computer science education in communities currently underrepresented in the technology field. As an AFE school, Amazon and Edhesive will fully fund all curriculum, professional development, and software required to teach …

Goshen’s newest athletics team unifies students, community

There’s a new basketball team at Goshen High School, created with a specific purpose in mind: to unite students of all abilities over the love of the game. The Goshen Unified Basketball team faced off against Warwick on their home court this past Tuesday, under the direction of Coach Eric Harris. The team combines students …

Third graders advance to invitationals in national robotics competition

Embedded YouTube video of World League Robotics Competition submission video This robot isn’t remote controlled! Third graders Brady Scheurer and Anthony Crispino worked to code their robot in order for it to move left and right, forward and backward, and everything in between. The team submitted this video to the invitational round of the World …

Approved state budget increases education funding, enacts permanent property tax levy limit

New York lawmakers have approved a state budget for 2019-20 that increases education funding by just over $1 billion and makes permanent the state’s property tax levy limit law, or tax cap. The newly approved $175 billion state budget calls for total education spending of $27.9 billion, which represents an increase of 3.8 percent compared …

Students to learn resume writing, interview skills at GHS Works

Beginning in April, the Goshen High School will implement a new program titled GHS Works. This initiative aims to help students develop important skills that will help them gain employment. During this seminar, students will learn resume writing, interviewing skills and methods for seeking employment. During the seminar, students will be provided with a resume …

Goshen’s Music Program receives national recognition

For the third consecutive year, the Goshen Central School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 20th year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to …

Odyssey teams advance to World Finals in Michigan

Two teams from the Goshen Central School District compete against students from around the world at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Michigan State University. The Goshen Intermediate School’s Odyssey of the Mind team, “Opposites Attract,” and the C. J. Hooker Middle School’s Odyssey of the Mind team, “Classics…Leonardo’s Workshop,” both placed second …

Ed Killenberger honored by New York Giants Head Coach

On March 7, Varsity Football Coach Ed Killenberger was honored by the New York Giants and Gatorade as “Coach of the Week.” Killenberger, a physical education teacher at Goshen High School, was recognized as a top football coach in the tri-state area in October after leading the Goshen Gladiators to victories over the New Paltz …

Capital Project update: Construction continues at GHS

Construction at Goshen High School continues as part of the district’s $30.48 million capital improvement project, approved by district voters in February 2017, that will create 21st century learning environments, address safety and security, modernize the performing arts program and auditorium and upgrade athletic facilities. Learn more about the Capital Project.

Eighth grader Paul Choi wins National Silver Medal for artwork

Eighth grade advanced studio art student Paul Choi received a National Silver Medal in the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for his artwork titled “Simply Playing the Trombone.” Nearly 340,000 works of art and writing were submitted to the 2019 contest. Paul’s artwork was selected by some of the foremost leaders in the visual …

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