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Students Hold French Café Day Posted April 20, 2015
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French students at Howard L. Goff Middle School held a French Café Day on March 27 to celebrate National Foreign Language month. Students finished the food unit by creating menus, preparing traditional French food and decorating the classroom.

Board of Education Petitions Due April 20Posted April 2, 2015 (Re-posted April 20)
Residents who live in the East Greenbush Central School District are invited to file petitions to be a Board of Education candidate in the upcoming election on May 19. There are three seats up for election this year. Full story.

Goff Science Olympiad Team Competes at State Championships Posted April 17, 2015
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Good luck to the Howard L. Goff Middle School Science Olympiad team at the state championships this weekend!

Siblings Swim at NYS YMCA Swimming ChampionshipsPosted April 15, 2015
Howard L. Goff Middle School students Nicole Orcutt (8th grade) and her younger brother Ryan Orcutt (6th grade) participated in the NYS YMCA Swimming Championships on March 21 and 22 at the Nassau County Aquatic Center on Long Island. Full story.

East Greenbush Central School District Receives School Safety AwardPosted April 14, 2015
The East Greenbush Central School District is one of 131 school districts and Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) in New York State to receive the 2015 School Safety Excellence Award from Utica National Insurance Group. Full story.

Are You Registered to Vote?Posted April 13, 2015
The East Greenbush Central School District budget vote and Board of Education election will be held on Tuesday, May 19. Learn how you can register to vote.

A Children’s Garden Makes a Great Family Project Posted April 13, 2015
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Spring is a great time to hit the reset button and reintroduce some fresh foods into your kids' diet after a long winter. Full story.

Education Foundation to Host Dessert Night Posted April 10, 2015
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The East Greenbush Education Foundation will host an all-you-can-eat Dessert Night on Thursday at Howard L. Goff Middle School to support student scholarships. Full story.

Board of Education Approves Proposed Budget Posted April 2, 2015
The East Greenbush Central School District Board of Education approved a proposed school budget for 2015-16 Wednesday evening at Genet Elementary School. The proposed budget is $88,181,329, an increase of $317,920 from the current year. The proposed tax levy has no increase from the current year. Letter from Superintendent Dr. Angela Nagle.

Are You Interested In Running for the School Board?Posted April 2, 2015
Residents who live in the East Greenbush Central School District are invited to file petitions to be a Board of Education candidate in the upcoming election on May 19. There are three seats up for election this year. Full story.

Calendar Changes Due to Snow Days Posted March 31 (Updated from March 13)
East Greenbush CSD will be in session on the following dates due to snow days: April 1, April 2 and May 26. Should the District have an additional snow day, May 22 will change from a recess day to an in-session day. Full story.

Howard L. Goff Middle School Publishes Spring Newsletter Posted March 31, 2015
Want to learn about what’s happening at your child’s school? Check out Goff Middle School’s Spring Newsletter.

Deadlines Approach for Washington/Philadelphia Trips Posted March 30, 2015
All final payments for students and chaperones and forms for students (Emergency Data Sheet and Medication Form - if sending any prescription or non-prescription medication) are due by the following dates:

  • Washington – Wednesday, April 1
  • Philadelphia – Friday, April 24

**Please note that after those dates no refunds will be issued.

Goff Middle School Wins Science Olympiad Regional; Advances to State Championship Posted March 26, 2015
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The Howard L. Goff Middle School Science Olympiad team won the Hudson Valley Regional Championship on Saturday and will advance to the New York State Championship on April 17 and 18. Full story.

Bailey Tator Wins First Place at Saratoga Art ShowPosted March 24, 2015
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Sixth grader Bailey Tator won first place at the National Museum of Racing’s juried art show “Horsing Around with the Arts” Wednesday evening in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Tator won the blue ribbon and a gift card from a group of about 60 students in grades 3-7 from the Capital Region.

6th Grade Lessons in Respect and Safety Posted March 21, 2015
Principal Sloane addresses respect and safety issues among 6th grade students. Full story.

Professional Musician to Play Concert with Columbia Band Posted March 19, 2015
Dr. Ray Ricker, professor emeritus of saxophone at the Eastman School of Music and clarinetist with the Rochester Philharmonic, will spend two days teaching and performing with students at Columbia High School and Howard L. Goff Middle School. The residency will culminate with a concert on March 26. Full story.

Math Students Celebrate Pi Day Posted March 13, 2015
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Math students across the District celebrated Pi Day with a variety of activities earlier this week. Pi (π), which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, is observed on March 14 each year as the number begins with the digits 3.14. Full story and photos.

The Most Important Meal of the Day Gets Easier Posted March 9, 2015
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The East Greenbush CSD has enhanced its food service program by adding a mobile food kiosk for breakfast in both Goff Middle School and Genet Elementary School. Full story.

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Parent Drop Off Information - If you drop off your child prior to 7:40 a.m. they will wait in the main lobby until buses unload. If they arrive after 7:55 a.m. they will be required to report to the main office to obtain a tardy slip.

Picking Up Your Child at Goff MS - If you have arranged for someone other than a parent to pick up your child, please be sure to send a note including the individual's name and please be sure that they bring identification with them to the school. This request must always be made in writing. To ensure the safety of all our students, children will not be released to anyone other than a parent without a note and proper identification.


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Today is a Blue Day. Listed below are the announcements for today, April 21:

Guitar Club will meet after school today.

No Art Club today, Art Club will resume next Tuesday.

French Club will meet today in the Home and Careers Kitchen. 

6th Grade Yearbook Club will meet today in Mrs. Hosier’s Room.

Attention Students going to Philadelphia: The deadline for all final payments for students and chaperones and all paperwork is Friday, April 24th and NO refunds will be issued after that date. Please be sure to hand in all payments and paperwork!

The ANNIE DVD Party will be held on Wednesday, April 22nd in the Goff Chorus Room from 2:45 – 4:45. All cast and crew are invited to attend!

The 7th Annual Goff Marathon will be held on Tuesday, May 17th at 3:00 p.m.

Join The Anti-Bullying Club…Starting Thursday, April 23rd at 7:00 a.m., before school in Room 148 (Mr. C’s technology room).

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