Goshen Center School

Regional School District No.6

Principal's Message for February 18, 2016

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Dear Parents, Guardians and Community Members,


Great news! Goshen Center School is on social media! We hope to highlight student engagement and learning and have another forum for family communication. If you are a Facebook user please check us out and "Like" our page for updates, events, and pictures.


Click below:

GOSHEN CENTER SCHOOL FACEBOOK PAGE

L.I.F.E. event for RSD6 at Warren- Reading in PJs is fun!

L.I.F.E nights are a great opportunity for our Region 6 families to come together across the district to meet and enjoy a story with new friends. Last night, Region 6 parents, children, and staff enjoyed reading together in the Warren School library. Future events will be held at James Morris School on April 14th, and here at Goshen Center School on May 19th.

Rare Disease Day Informational Meeting

Message from Mrs. Fasciano:

Rare Disease Day is celebrated every year on the last day of February. It is a day to recognize and raise awareness for others living with a rare disease. My son Evan, a kindergartner was born with Harlequin Ichthyosis, a rare skin disorder that affects less than 20 people in our country. This year I was given the opportunity to teach kindergarten Goshen Center students about Ichthyosis. Come show your support for those who live with rare diseases and learn more about this life-long disorder.

Where: GCS

Date: Monday, February 29, 2016

Time: Grades 1-3 1:45 - 2:30 p.m.

Grades 4-6 2:30 - 3:15 p.m.

Progress Report Parent Focus Group Meeting

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Preschool Registration and Activity Day

Regional School District No. 6 is accepting applications for the 2016 – 2017 Early Childhood Learning Center for children living in Warren, Morris and Goshen. Children must be 3 years of age on or before December 31st of this year to be eligible for preschool enrollment this fall.


For more information and to receive the 2016-17 Preschool Registration Packet please call Mrs. Wanda Wiig at 860-491-6020.

For Warren students that will be four years old by December 31st, 2016 please contact Michael Gabriel-Deveau at 860-868-2223.

All applications are due by April 1, 2016.

Preschool Activity Day is scheduled for May 11th, 2016 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. More information to follow.

Kindergarten Registration and Activity Day

See flyer below for kindergarten registration

Kindergarten Registration Activity Day is scheduled for May 12th, 2016 2:00 - 2:45 p.m. More information to follow.

Message from Wamogo:

INCREASING OPPORTUNITIES IN WORLD LANGUAGE


In order to advance world language studies in high school and to give our students a more rigorous language experience, we will be changing our current 7th-grade exploratory format. Beginning in September 2016, seventh-grade students will begin world language class upon entering Wamogo and will attend world language classes every other day for the entire year. They will continue to follow this pattern through the eighth grade, completing a whole year of foreign language before entering high school. Students will gain knowledge and experience in developmental guidance, study skills and the Agricultural Science Technology Education program on the days they are not in world language. This new format will create advanced opportunities for our students in world languages and other subject areas. Students currently in sixth grade will be asked to select their language during spring registration.

Students wishing to pursue Latin studies may continue to do so through online learning with Middlebury Interactive. Middlebury Interactive comes with an instructor that students can access for support. Just as with French and Spanish, students will be able to complete Latin I by the time they enter high school.

Literacy Is For Everyone - L.I.F.E.

The Food Drive has been extended through the end of the month!

Food Drive For Community Soup Kitchen

Sponsored by GCS Student Council

Click here for the flyer

Library Media/Makerspace Announcement click here from Renee Farrell

Looking for donations.


Please note the following UPCOMING EVENTS

  • 2/23 - Superintendent Parent Talk - 9:00 a.m. at G.C.S.
  • 2/27 Minds in Motion Program at Shepaug, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • 3/9 Early Release - Teacher Work Day
  • 3/11 Marking Period ends


Please feel free to contact me at any time with questions, comments or concerns.


Sincerely,


Tracy Keilty

GCS Principal

Minds In Motion

Region 12 will host their first Minds in Motion event on Saturday, February 27th. There will be fast-paced, hands-on workshops for students in grades K-8 and informative workshops for parents and educators. Adults can attend, free of charge. Click here for more information, and click here to register.

Flyers