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Construction Update – Posted August 3, 2015

Construction crews have been hard at work this summer, removing asbestos, renovating kitchens and replacing ceilings, floors and lights throughout District schools. Full story and photos.

Health Certifications for Fall Sports Begin August 3 – Posted July 30, 2015
Columbia girls soccer
All students who wish to play interscholastic sports this fall must be certified by the school nurse at a Health History Review in August. Full story.

Goff Elevation Celebration Photos Available – Posted July 27, 2015
Photos from Howard L. Goff Middle School’s Elevation Celebration are now available to be picked up on weekdays between 7:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the Principal’s office. The photos will be at Goff Middle School until August 21. After that, the photos will be sent to Columbia High School for pick up at freshman orientation on Thursday, August 27.

Get Well Cards for a New Friend – Posted July 24, 2015

Students in summer school took a break from class on Friday morning to bring some cheer to a sick child they don’t even know. Full story.

Summer ESL Program Brings the World Together – Posted July 24, 2015

The ESL Summer Enrichment Program gives students the opportunity to build their English skills while learning about American culture. Full story.

Wayne Grignon Begins New Assignment as Goff Middle School Principal – Posted July 22, 2015

Wayne Grignon began his first week as principal of Howard L. Goff Middle School on Monday. Full story.

District Now Hiring Bus Drivers – Posted July 17, 2015

The East Greenbush Central School District is now hiring bus drivers for the 2015-16 school year. There are both permanent and substitute driver positions available. Full story.

Schools Begin Summer Construction – Posted July 15, 2015
Students performing on stage
Days after students bounded out of school for summer vacation, slinging backpacks over their shoulders and saying goodbye to teachers, classrooms were emptied out for maintenance and construction projects. Full story with photos.

4th Quarter Honor Rolls Announced – Posted July 13, 2015
Howard L. Goff Middle School announced its 4th quarter Honor Roll lists on Monday afternoon. Honor Roll Lists.

Jennifer Massey Joins Board of Education – Posted July 10, 2015
Students performing on stage
Three Board members were sworn in at Tuesday’s meeting, including Jennifer Massey who begins her first term. Full story.

Columbia Freshman Orientation – Posted July 9, 2015
Columbia High School will welcome incoming freshmen on Thursday, August 27, 2015 with our annual orientation program. Full story.

Middle School and High School Reading Lists Now Available – Posted June 15, 2015
The District's Summer Reading List is now available for middle school and high school students. Summer Reading List.

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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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Summer Reading Assignments:

Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8

School Supplies for 2015-2016 School Year:

Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8

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