GIS & SAS Parent/Teacher Conferences to be rescheduled

Due to the possibility of wintry weather on Thursday evening, the Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences for Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School and Goshen Intermediate School will be rescheduled: GIS conferences will be rescheduled to Tuesday, November 27 SAS conferences will be rescheduled to Thursday, November 29 Please reach out to your child’s teacher if your scheduled time …

GIS students get active, have fun during Jelly Bean Field Day

Goshen Intermediate students recently participated in Jelly Bean Field Day, a highly anticipated event for students in grades 3-5. The annual event promotes fun, fitness and cooperation in a noncompetitive environment. During Jelly Bean Field Day, students hit the gymnasium and playground and rotate between different stations where they participate in a noncompetitive physical fitness …

Fifth graders practice their horror storytelling with visiting author

On October 29, fifth graders at Goshen Intermediate School worked with author David Nielsen to perfect their scary storytelling skills…just in time for Halloween. Nielsen discussed the horror genre and reviewed the five things needed in a horror story: characters, atmosphere, tension, surprise and a twist. He also reviewed the four main types of horror …

GIS students reach for the stars with new recycling initiatives

Goshen Intermediate School students in Teegan Kennedy’s fourth grade class are reaching for the stars – and helping reduce unnecessary waste in their school. According to Kennedy, the “three Rs” (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) have always been important to her students, who work together to recycle in their classroom. The students also pick up the recycling in …

Stay knowledgeable about the flu with these facts and tips

The first documented cases of influenza, or the “flu,” often begin in October. Please consider these facts and tips to help prevent the spread of flu, courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. (NCIRD). Flu Facts Influenza (the flu) is an infection of the nose, throat and …

GIS yearbook pre-sale ends Feb. 1

The GIS yearbook staff is holding its annual yearbook pre-sale. Now through Feb. 1, families can order yearbook for $20.  After Feb. 1, the price will increase to $25 for paper or online orders. To order online, visit www.jostensyearbooks.com  and click the “Buy Your Student’s Yearbook” tab at the top of the page.  Enter Goshen Intermediate …