Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

The Rensselaer County Health Department will be hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics this summer throughout the county. The vaccine is free and walk-ins are welcome. Clinics include: Onderdonk Park, East Greenbush, NY (Tuesday, August 10, 5-7 p.m., J&J); North Greenbush Town Hall, Wynantskill, NY (Sunday, August 22, 5-7 p.m., J&J); Stewart’s Shops, Nassau, NY (Tuesday, August 24, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Pfizer or J&J). You can also find a COVID-19 vaccine at https://www.vaccines.gov/search

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Activities/Field Trips

Howard L. Goff Middle School is pleased to offer a variety of extra-curricular clubs and activities. Parents should take time to talk to their children about the possibilities they may wish to pursue. Many of the activities don’t start until a little later in the school year, so students need to listen to the morning announcements for upcoming events and activities.

Late buses are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 3:58 p.m. from Goff Middle School. We ask that parents or guardians pick up their children promptly at 3:58 or allow them to ride the late buses. Parking directly in front of the school is reserved for school buses – please do not park in the school bus zone when picking up your child. Reminder to Parents: Late buses only stop at central drop-off locations. The stops are not the same as the regular school day runs. Please check the transportation page or call the bus garage if you have specific questions regarding drop-off points (518-477-9288).

  • Activities Night – Student Council
  • Art Club – Mrs. Hosier
  • Computer Club – Mr. Crall
  • Dances – Student Council
  • Dome (Defenders of Mother Earth) Club – Mrs. Allen
  • Drama Club – Mrs. LaVoie
  • Enrichment Club – Mrs. Masters
  • Field Trips – Mr. Neumann (7th and 8th Grade) and Mrs. Hoffman (6th Grade)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences – Mrs. Dority
  • French Club – Mrs. Loccisano
  • Gay Straight Alliance – Mr. Eggleston, Mrs. Mathis and Mrs. Anderson-Green
  • Intramurals – Individual Physical Education Teachers
  • Jazz Band – Mr. Bresnahan
  • Peer Leadership – Mrs. Quail (7th and 8th grades only)
  • PE Sports Club – Mr. Sankey
  • S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions) – Mrs. Masters/Mr. Yearsley
  • Science Olympiad – Mrs. Vlieg, Mrs. Allen and Mr. Cirincione
  • Ski Club – Mr. Williams
  • Student Council –  Mrs. Lopez
  • Yearbook Club – Mrs. Hosier

Special Events

Goff Middle School hosts special events throughout the school year for students who have exhibited good behavior.

  • Friday Activity Nights (School dances, etc.)
  • Halloween Happening
  • Winterfest
  • Spring Fest

Class Field Trips

  • 6th Grade – Silver Bay – May 4-5, 2020 (CANCELED)
  • 7th Grade – Philadelphia – June 4-5, 2020 (CANCELED)
  • 8th Grade – Washington, D.C. – May 6-8, 2020 (CANCELED)

Field Trip Fundraiser Information

  • Hoffman Car Wash – October 12, 2019 to January 10, 2020
    • Benefits students going on the 7th and 8th grade field trips
    • Students receive 50% of their total sales and that amount will be applied to their trip balance
    • Online sales only at hoffmanhelpinghands.com