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October, 2016

Third Grade Students of the Month

Third Grade Students of the Month

Congratulations to our third grade Students of the Month, who recently enjoyed lunch with Mrs. North! Students of the month are consistently soaring for 4 by being responsible, respectful, safe, and ready to learn.

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New Video! Strive for Five Leadership

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Warren Street Featured Faculty

Warren Street Featured Faculty

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Ms. Dicaprio – Math TA

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Mrs. Riley – Fifth Grade Teacher

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Mrs. Lincourt – Teacher Aide

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Fire Department Visits Pleasant Students

Fire Department Visits Pleasant Students

In recognition of Fire Prevention Safety Month, firefighters from the City of Johnstown  paid a visit to Pleasant Avenue during Morning Program. The students were very excited to see a fire truck up close and to ask questions of the firemen!

Fire safety and prevention should be practiced all of the time. Here are some fire safety tips:

  • Place a working smoking detector on every level of your home and test it monthly
  • Keep matches, lighters and candles  in a secure place and teach children that they are tools not toys
  • Choose an escape route and practice it regularly with your family
  • If clothing is on fire remember to “Stop, Drop and Roll”

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Glebe Goes Pink

Glebe Goes Pink

Did you notice a lot of people dressed in pink on Friday, October 24? Glebe staff members were supporting breast cancer awareness and collecting donations for breast cancer research. Thank you everyone for helping to support this worthwhile endeavor!

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Odyssey of the Mind Kicks Off New Year

Odyssey of the Mind Kicks Off New Year

There was a full house for the Odyssey of the Mind Kick-off at Warren Street on October 18! Students met with teammates, brainstormed what makes a good team, decided on what problems to work on for the season, and learned more about the program.

Johnstown’s program is growing in leaps and bounds thanks to Mrs. Meashaw and all our volunteers and coaches! We have seven teams from Warren and two teams from Knox this year!

Some important dates to remember are:

  • Spontaneous Night:  January 24th , 6pm at Warren(snow date of 1/26)
  • Dress Rehearsal:  March 9th, TBD at Warren
  • Regional Competition:  March 11th at Canajoharie all day
  • State Competition:  April 8th for qualifying teams

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JEPTA Color Run a Huge Success

JEPTA Color Run a Huge Success

Thank you to all of the runners, sponsors, and volunteers who helped to make the day so special! JEPTA’s first annual color run on October 15 was a huge success! Stay tuned – our final profit totals will be announced soon!

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The Elephant Child Comes to Pleasant

The Elephant Child Comes to Pleasant

Students at Pleasant Avenue  enjoyed a performance of “The Elephant Child” by The Puppet People on Friday, October 14. There was lots of laughter throughout the show as students enjoyed the humor of the  animal characters. It is through the efforts of our Johnstown Elementary PTA (JEPTA) that we are able to offer our students wonderful experiences like this.

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Learning the Life Cycle of a Pumpkin

Learning the Life Cycle of a Pumpkin

Miss Papa’s class is learning about the life cycle of a pumpkin, hands on! After exploring the parts of a pumpkin (stem, skin, seeds and pulp), they planted its seeds inside in order to watch them sprout.

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Who’s that wearing those Minion glasses?

Who’s that wearing those Minion glasses?

Mrs. Lisicki’s first graders are proud to model their Minion glasses, earned as a prize for completing the first level of Accelerated Reader at Pleasant Avenue. Great job! Be sure to keep reading!

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