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 …

Orange County Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-30

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. Students from all over the county will be invited to participate in a variety of fun-filled virtual activities, including a photo …

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 …

Lunch menus, school meal information available for K-5

The Elementary (K-5) Hybrid Learning Model will begin Monday, Sept. 21. Students who will come to school in-person will have their school meals delivered to them in the classroom. Students who will learn remotely at-home may pick up school meals during designated pickup times. All students in the Goshen Central School District will receive free …

Goshen students to receive free meals until Dec. 31, 2020

Students in the Goshen Central School District will receive free school meals until Dec. 31, 2020, as part of a nationwide program that will help support children’s access to nutritious meals while minimizing potential exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID–19). This was announced Monday by the New York State Education Department and U. S. Department of Agriculture. Parents …

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 …

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