Scotchtown Avenue, Goshen Intermediate named Green Star Schools

Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School and Goshen Intermediate School were named Green Star Schools for their waste reduction and recycling efforts, as part of the Orange County Green Star Schools Program (OCGSSP). “We’re working to change behaviors,” said Teegan Kennedy, fourth grade teacher at Goshen Intermediate School. “Students are learning at a young age how they …

GIS Second Annual Scarecrow Extravaganza now on exhibit

Inspired by favorite storybook characters, Goshen Intermediate Elementary students and their classroom teachers put on their Second Annual Scarecrow Extravaganza, now on view on the school’s front lawn. Story-lines and illustrations can make for a memorable book, but it’s through a story’s characters that we most connect and relate to it. For children developing their …

Goshen Central School District launches custom mobile app

District officials are excited to announce the launch of the Goshen Central School District mobile app. The new app provides users with a one-stop shop for the most sought-after district and school information – all at your fingertips, and at your own time. Users will be able to access important information such as upcoming events, …

Challenge accepted: Fifth graders design, maneuver robots

Goshen Intermediate School students in Karen Kropp’s fifth grade class were faced with a challenge: design a robot that can move “nuclear waste” from one destination to another, without dropping the waste into “water.” However, there was no right or wrong way when it came to the robot’s design. It was up to students to …

Help reduce waste by recycling candy wrappers through Trick or Trash

Goshen Intermediate School is taking part in Rubicon Global’s Trick or Trash campaign, which seeks to reduce waste caused by candy wrappers and snack packaging. It has been projected that Americans will spend $2.6 billion dollars on Halloween candy this year, which is around 600 million pounds. Please send in all your empty candy wrappers …

Students paid visit by firefighters, learn about fire safety

On October 10, students at Goshen Intermediate School learned about fire safety from local firemen Brian Gallo and Matteo Cirigliano. Grade-level assemblies were held in the auditorium, where the firemen spoke to students about fire safety and prevention. They discussed the importance of having a family escape plan as well as functional fire and carbon …

GIS Jelly Bean Field Days celebrate fun, fitness and friendship

After a long, restless countdown to the big day, Goshen Intermediate students finally embarked on the school’s annual Jelly Bean Field Day, one grade at a time, over the course of three days. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the popular event that celebrates wellness, physical fitness and cooperation, all in good-fun, without the …

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