Today’s Announcements at Goshen High School

Please note that the daily announcements are posted by staff members in between classes and/or work duties. Announcements are posted as quickly as possible each day. Thank you for your patience.

March 26, 2019 – “D” Day

GHS THEATRE CLUB: Students going to ‘The Prom’ on April 6th, pick up your agenda packet during lunches.

GUIDANCE: The following representatives will be in the Guidance Office:

No visitors this week

Attention Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery -ASVAB test will be administered at Goshen High School on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Please sign up in Guidance. ****NOTE the date change due to the Army’s testing scheduling.

SUNY Orange Instant Admission Day at Goshen High School-Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:21 pm-Period 10, in the Library. A SUNY Orange Admission rep will be available for a FREE Instant Admission event at Goshen High School. If you plan to attend SUNY Orange in the Fall, please sign up in the Guidance office to be admitted to SUNY Orange and have your application fee waived. See your Counselor if you have any questions.

SENIORS: Local Scholarship Packets were distributed to all Seniors on 3/5.  If you did not receive one, please pick up a packet in the Guidance Office or download it from the school website.  Completed applications are due April 4, 2019.  This is a firm deadline.  THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.

Interact Club Spring Food Drive Challenge Per Capita Results for Week 2:

1st place — Harris Period 5–13.68

2nd place — Villegas Period 4–10.00

3rd place — Gaer Period 1–9.45

4th place — Gaer Period 2–8.75

5th place — Harris Period 2–4.56

 It’s a close race!  Only two days to go.  The winning class wins a pizza or bagel party.  Second place earns a tray of cookies!  The Drive ends TODAY, Tuesday, March 26th!  Don’t forget the food! 

IMPORTANT Interact Meeting, TODAY, March 26th in Room 116.  All hands needed! Please come and help pack and deliver food to our local food pantries! 

INTRO TO BUSINESS: Earn college credit AND learn about business! Introduces students to the world of business and sets a solid foundation for high school, college, and career. The following topics will be studied: technology in business, social responsibility, social media, management and organization, human resources and international business. Students will be engaged in teamwork, presentations, computer-related activities, and current events. Students participate in a behind the scenes tour of Madison Square Garden!

LIBRARY: Quiet study periods in the library this week are periods 1, 4, and 7. 

SPORTS: JV Boys Tennis vs Cornwall 4pm at GHS

                    JV Boys Baseball vs Chester Academy 4:30pm at Chester Academy

                    Varsity Boys Baseball vs Chester Academy 4:30pm at Chester Academy

VARIETY SHOW: The Variety Show is 6:30 pm, April 3rd at GIS! Come out and enjoy the show!

INTERESTING FACTS FOR TODAY:

1790- US Congress passes Naturalization Act, requires 2-year residency

1845- Patent awarded for adhesive medicated plaster, precursor of Band-Aid

1872- Thomas J Martin patents fire extinguisher

1885- Eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film

1910- US forbid immigration to criminals, anarchists, paupers & the sick

1926- The 1st lip-reading tournament held in America

1936- 200″ telescope lens shipped, Corning Glass Works, NY-Cal Tech

1937- Spinach growers of Crystal City, Texas, erect statue of Popeye

1953-Dr. Jonas Salk announces vaccine to prevent polio

2018-Black Panther” becomes the highest grossing superhero film in America earning  

          $630.9m

Only 80 days to go till Class Day!