Goshen Center School

Regional School District No. 6

Principal's Message for October 8, 2015

Dear Parents, Guardians and Community Members,


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Enrichment Clusters will launch on Thursday, November 5th! Clusters consist of small groups of students with a similar interest who meet together on a regular basis. They are guided by an adult facilitator who shares a similar interest. In Clusters, students collaboratively explore a real-world topic or career, decide together what path their learning will take, and create a product or service that is then shared with an authentic audience. This enrichment opportunity will allow students to research a high-interest topic in an authentic and rigorous manner that is also highly engaging and motivational. Students will participate in a total of three Clusters during the 2015-2016 school year. The duration of each Cluster will be approximately 6-10 weeks.


To prepare for the first round of Enrichment Clusters, students recently completed an interest survey. The staff examined the school-wide survey results this week, and will develop Cluster topics that align with the areas of highest student interest. Near the end of October, students will receive a description of all of the Clusters that will be offered during the Fall session. They will select their top three Cluster choices, and will be assigned to one of these choices before Clusters begin on November 5th. The enrichment time will be on Thursday afternoons.


Upcoming Events:

  • October 9th - GCS Fluoride Program begins
  • October 12th - Columbus Day - No School
  • October 13th - PTO meeting 4:30 p.m.
  • October 14th - BOE meeting @ Warren School - 7:00 p.m.
  • October 21st - 23rd Parent-Teacher Conferences


Fall parent-teacher conferences will take place October 21st through the 23rd. To reserve a specific time, please call Mrs. Wiig in the GCS office at 860 491 6020.


  • October 30th - Harvest Parade 2:30 p.m. All are welcome!


Student Council News:

GCS Student Council Updated Schedule

Student Council Recycling Project


Please contact me with questions or concerns.


Sincerely,


Tracy Keilty

Goshen Center School Principal


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Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.


Best regards,


Tracy Keilty