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Calendar Changes Due to Unused Emergency Closings – Posted May 23, 2016
All schools will be closed Thursday, May 26 through Tuesday, May 31 due to unused emergency closing days this year. Schools will re-open on June 1. View calendar.

District Receives School Safety Excellence Award – Posted May 19, 2016
For the 13th consecutive year, East Greenbush Central School District has received the School Safety Excellence Award from Utica National Insurance Group. Full story.

Goff Honors April Students of the Month – Posted May 18, 2016

Administrators at Howard L. Goff Middle School announced the April Students of the Month on Wednesday morning. Students were nominated by teachers and received certificates for setting, prioritizing and reaching goals and for being a good communicator or listener. Full story.

Q&A: Elevation Celebration – Posted May 18, 2016
Goff Middle School's 8th Grade Elevation Celebration will be held on Thursday, June 23 from 7-8 p.m. in the Columbia High School gymnasium. More information.

Budget Vote and Two Bus Propositions Passed by Voters – Posted May 17, 2016
East Greenbush Central School District residents passed a $90,133,002 budget for the 2016-17 school year on Tuesday. This budget represents a 2.21% increase in spending over the current year's budget and will result in a 1.92% tax levy increase for district residents. View results.

Goff Students Place 1st and 2nd at Rensselaer County Music Competition – Posted May 16, 2016

Goff Middle School students Bella Besuud and Devyn Jenks placed first and second, respectively, at the Rensselaer County School Music Association Scholarship competition on May 4. Full story.

Spirit Week – Posted May 16, 2016
Howard L. Goff Middle School is hosting Spirit Week starting Monday, May 16. Each day will have a different theme and students can win prizes by participating. More information.

District Hosts Super Art Show – Posted May 13, 2016

Students revealed their artistic superpowers at the District-wide Art Show on Thursday evening at Columbia High School. Full story.

Cafeterias Serve Up New Menu Items – Posted May 13, 2016

The Food Services Department is regularly trying out new and exciting menu items such as taco pizza, popcorn chicken bowls and creamy corn salad. Full story.

Goff 8th Grade Spring Concert Rescheduled to June 6 – Posted May 12, 2016
The Goff 8th Grade Spring Concert has been rescheduled from Thursday, June 2 to Monday, June 6 in the Columbia auditorium.

Howard L. Goff Middle School Announces Quarter 3 Honor Roll – Posted May 11, 2016
Congratulations to all of the students on Goff Middle School's Quarter 3 Honor Roll lists. View Honor Roll.

Middle Schoolers Volunteer at Homeless Shelter – Posted May 10, 2016

A group of students from Goff Middle School put down their pencils and picked up serving spoons as they learned important lessons in kindness on Friday. Full story.

Columbia All Sports Club Community Race – Posted May 9, 2016
The Columbia All Sports Club Community 5K Race and 5K Walk will be held on Sunday, May 22 at Green Meadow Elementary School. This event is open to all students, staff and community members. Proceeds will benefit the Robert Smith Memorial Scholarship, the Drea Rose Harman Fund and Columbia Unified Sports Teams. More information.

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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. These are the announcements for today, May 23.

The Goff Marathon is Tuesday after school. Staff and students please turn in your logs to Mr. Sankey today to receive your marathon bracelet of completion.

The 6th Grade Math Acceleration Exam will be held Tuesday, May 24th in the Goff cafeteria from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All students who have submitted a permission slip to take the exam will be dismissed from their 8th period class to take the test. If you have any questions, please speak with your 6th Grade Math Teacher.

Field Day T-Shirts in assorted colors are on sale through June 3rd for $10 in the Physical Education Office.

There will be a PE Sports Club meeting on Tuesday after school in the gym.

Click here to order your Goff Yearbook online. Use Yearbook ID Code: 10660016.

School Supplies for 2015-2016 School Year:

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