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 …

Second graders artwork on display at FDR Library and Museum

Twenty nine second grade students at Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School will have their artwork exhibited at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library and Museum in Hyde Park. The students worked together in  groups to create posters that  illustrate the theme “Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Environment.” According to Art Teacher Karen Richards, FDR was a great …

SAS students raise thousands for American Heart Association

Embedded YouTube video of Jump Rope for Heart Each year, Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School students participate in Jump Rope for Heart during physical education classes, where they learn about their hearts while helping raise money for the American Heart Association. This year, students raised $5,807 for heart health awareness and research. They participated in a …

Two Goshen Odyssey teams headed to State Competition

The Goshen Intermediate School’s Opposites Distract team took first place at the Regional Odyssey of the Mind Competition. From left, Grace McAndrews, McKenzie English, Julia McKenna, Isabel Barnhorst, OMer, Coach Cathy Kloorfain, Nathan Hulse, Ethan Tetzlaff and Sion Siljkovic. Two Goshen teams will advance to the Odyssey of the Mind State Competition March 23 at …

Learn about kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year

Dear parents and/or guardians: It is hard to believe kindergarten is around the corner!  By now, you should have started the kindergarten registration process by completing the online registration form.  View the online registration form. As you prepare for kindergarten screening, I would like to remind you to bring a few important items with you …

Free meals available to students impacted by federal shutdown

On January 24, Governor Andrew Cuomo called on the New York State Education Department to ensure that students impacted by the federal shutdown have access to free school meals. This applies to children of federal employees as well as children who rely on federal benefits that may be delayed because of the shutdown. You may …

Odyssey teams get creative during annual Spontaneous Night

On January 11, members of the district’s Odyssey of the Mind teams participated in the seventh annual Spontaneous Night. More than 50 OMers and their coaches enjoyed ice cream and creative problem-solving with their classmates. Eight teams will compete in the Regional Competition at Orange-Ulster BOCES March 9. There are three teams from the C. …

Kindergarten Registration: Info for 2019-20 school year

Goshen Central School District residents: If your child will turn five years old by December 1, 2019, and you have not yet been contacted by the Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School about your child’s entrance in September, please register online on the Student Registration page of the district website. Register your child with the online registration …

School Safety Officers bring sense of security, community to district

If there’s one thing that Goshen’s new school security officers can agree on, it’s how much they enjoy their new roles in the district. Officers John Augeri, Anthony Palazzola, Orlando Perez, Patrick Russnak and Martin Torres each began their positions as school safety officers (SSO) in September, after the district’s School Resource Officer Agreement was …

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