Founder’s Day Dinner March 28

words "The Founder's Day Dinner" in scriptFounder’s Day is a reminder of the substantial role PTA & PTSA’s have played locally, regionally, and nationally in supporting parent involvement and working on behalf of all children and families.  It is a time to take pride in our accomplishments, renew our commitment to be a powerful voice for all children, be a relevant resource for parents, and be a strong advocate for public education.

Dinner March 28

JEPTA will be hosting the annual Founder’s Day Banquet on March 28th at Harold’s Restaurant and Lounge, 176 W. Fulton Street, Gloversville (social hour 5:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m.). If you would like to attend the banquet, please sign up at the main office in your building. The cost is $25/person.

Nominating Deadline February 15

Each year, in recognition of service to our students and district, several awards are presented during a special Founder’s Day dinner. If you know of someone who fits the criterion for one of the awards and would like to nominate him/her, please give us their name and a brief description of why you are nominating this person using one of the forms available below. Please return the nominating form to your school office, in a sealed envelope marked “Founder’s Day,” no later than Thursday February 15, 2018.

Awards to be Presented

Pleasant Avenue School Founder’s Day Award
Glebe Street School Founder’s Day Award
Warren Street School Founder’s Day Award
Knox Junior High Founder’s Day Award
Johnstown High School Founder’s Day Award

These awards are given to an individual who unselfishly gives their time and energy to the children of our school above and beyond what is expected. Up to two awards will be given each year. Individuals selected may be teachers, staff members, PTSA members (including students), or anyone who gives their time and energy to help students at our school.

City-Wide Award

This award is given to an individual who has distinguished him/herself in service to the children of the Johnstown community.  This honoree is given State PTA Honorary Membership.

Mishael Boyer Award

This award is given to a community member who has specifically helped raise the self-esteem among the youth of the Johnstown community.

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