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Mandatory Chaperone Meeting for Washington D.C. Trip – Posted April 29, 2016
All parents who are attending the Washington D.C. Trip should attend a mandatory chaperone meeting on Tuesday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Howard L. Goff Middle School cafeteria. Trip details including the itinerary and chaperone responsibilities will be discussed at this meeting.

Spring Into Fresh Produce – Posted April 27, 2016

Now that the days are getting longer and the dreary days of winter are behind us, let’s do a spring cleaning on our nutrition! Full story.

Accelerated Program for Students Entering 7th Grade – Posted April 21, 2016
Students who will be entering 7th grade in 2016-17 and are interested in taking accelerated math and/or science must submit a Statement of Interest by May 11. More information.

District Recognizes 2015-16 Volunteers of the Year – Posted April 20, 2016

East Greenbush Central School District recognized its 2015-16 Volunteers of the Year at Tuesday evening’s Board of Education meeting at Red Mill Elementary School. Full story.

Curtis Sankey Named EGTA Teacher of the Year – Posted April 19, 2016

Howard L. Goff Middle School physical education teacher Curtis Sankey has been named East Greenbush Teacher of the Year by the East Greenbush Teachers Association. Full story.

Board Approves Smart Schools Investment Plan – Posted April 19, 2016
The District’s Smart Schools Investment Plan to spend $400,000 in state funding for instructional technology upgrades in 2016-17 was approved by the Board of Education at last week's meeting. Full story.

Education Foundation Raises $10,000 for Enrichment Grants – Posted April 19, 2016

The East Greenbush Education Foundation raised $10,000 for summer enrichment grants at its annual gala on April 8 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, N.Y. Full story.

Goff Middle School Places 3rd at Science Olympiad State Championships – Posted April 18, 2016
The Howard L. Goff Middle School Science Olympiad Team placed third at the state championships in Syracuse on April 9. Full story.

2016-17 Incoming Grade 6 Parent Orientation Rescheduled for April 18 – Posted April 15, 2016
The 2016-17 Incoming Grade 6 Parent Orientation (for parents of current 5th graders) has been rescheduled to Monday, April 18 at 6 p.m. at Howard L. Goff Middle School.

Tentative Calendar Changes Due to Unused Emergency Closings – Posted April 11, 2016
No emergency closing days have been used during this school year. Therefore, all District schools are tentatively closed on the following dates:

  • Thursday, April 21
  • FridayApril 22
  • FridayMay 27
  • TuesdayMay 31

In the event that no emergency closings occur, an additional day off will be granted. An announcement will be made in late April.

Board of Education Approves Proposed Budget; Goes to Vote on May 17 – Posted April 7, 2016
The Board of Education approved the proposed school budget for 2016-17 at Wednesday’s Budget Review Session. The proposed budget, which maintains all current programs and services, totals $90.1 million. It has a tax levy increase of 1.92%, which is below the state tax cap of 3.35%. Full story.

Menu Changes for April 12 and 13 – Posted April 6, 2016
Howard L. Goff Middle School's cafeteria will be offering Taco Salad on April 12 and Popcorn Chicken Rice Bowl on April 13.

Goff Honors March Students of the Month – Posted April 1, 2016

Administrators at Howard L. Goff Middle School announced the March Students of the Month on Friday morning. Full story.

Goff Receives Donation in Memory of Former Librarian – Posted March 31, 2016

Howard L. Goff Middle School’s library received a globe and a set of 30 new atlases on Tuesday in memory of former librarian Shirley May Riffley. Full story.

Education Foundation Selected for Hannaford Charity Program – Posted March 31, 2016

In the month of April, every blue Hannaford Helps reusable bag that is purchased at its Columbia Turnpike location will result in a $2 donation to the East Greenbush Education Foundation. 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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7th and 8th Graders: If you still have any missing paperwork or payments for Philadelphia or Washington, please bring them to the Taylor House ASAP.

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