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Athletes to Attend Chamber Sports Awards Dinner

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will be host its 30th Annual Sports Award Banquet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6,  at the Johnstown Holiday Inn.

Congratulations to the following students for being selected to represent Johnstown at the dinner:

Jesse VanNostrand
Emily Miles
Julia Sarullo
Trevor Porter
Adam Wilson
Andrew Sitterly

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Fall Sports Health Screenings

Health screenings for student athletes intending to play a fall sport will be offered at Johnstown High School on June 6 & 7. Student athletes may not play a fall sport without getting a health screening on June 6 or 7, or over the summer.

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Senior Athlete Banquet; Spring Awards; Scholar Athlete Teams

Senior Athlete Banquet

June 4th at the Winner Circle – 6PM

Guest Speakers: Alexis Swatt/Jeremy Mowrey

  • Senior Athletes attend Free
  • Parents /  Guests- $20
  • Coaches  – $10

Any student-athlete who played a sport during their SENIOR year may stop by the Athletic Office to pick up a ticket and reserve their spot

Spring Awards Night

June 5th– PAC- 7pm

All Spring Varsity Athletes must attend & be dressed to impress!!!

Scholar Athlete Teams

June 7th – PAC – 7pm

A letter will be sent home to all athletes involved,  requesting your presence at the June 7 Board of Education meeting.  Please dress to impress.

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Athletes of the Week: Baseball

Athletes of the Week: Baseball

Congratulations to Alex VanDeusen and Trevor Porter. These students have demonstrated Character, Scholarship, Leadership and Responsibility. They have worked hard on the baseball field as well as in the classroom to improve and achieve at the highest academic and athletic levels.

Alex VanDeusen and Trevor Porter

Athletes of the Week for Baseball: Alex VanDeusen and Trevor Porter

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Athletes of the Week: Girls Lacrosse

Athletes of the Week: Girls Lacrosse

Congratulations to Alexandra Queeney and Madison Etherton. These students have demonstrated Character, Scholarship, Leadership and Responsibility. They have worked hard on the lacrose field as well as in the classroom to improve and achieve at the highest academic and athletic levels.

Alexandra Queeney and Madison Etherton

Athletes of the Week for Girls Lacrosse: Alexandra Queeney and Madison Etherton

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JHS Top 10 Seniors of the Class of 2018

JHS Top 10 Seniors of the Class of 2018

JOHNSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
TOP 10 SENIORS of the CLASS of 2018

K WesleyKayla Wesley, the daughter of Greg and Stacy Wesley, is the Johnstown High School Class of 2018 Valedictorian. She is a member of the William A. Wright Chapter of the National Honor Society and the International Club. She has played trumpet for spring marching band since sophomore year. Kayla is proud to have played for the Johnstown Field Hockey team throughout high school, where she served as a captain her senior year. She has been recognized in field hockey with the Coach’s Award and made Foothills All-Star second Team. Kayla has won several academic awards throughout her high school career, including the Spanish 3 Award, Global and English 10 Honors Awards, Advanced Composition Award, Student of the Quarter for Physics and Health, and the Rensselaer Medical Award. Kayla will attend Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in the fall to pursue her doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences.

Lauryn Wilson, the daughter of Christopher Wilson, Candy Wilson and Colleen Snell, is the Johnstown High School Class of 2018 Salutatorian. Lauryn was the secretary and is now the vice president of Student Council. She is an active member in International Club, and also participated in Key Club, Yearbook Club, Jazz Band, Marching Band and Acapella. She also enjoyed playing the oboe in band, where she received the Woodwind Performance trophy, and singing in choir, where she received the Most Improved trophy. She was the captain of the Nordic Ski Team, where she received the Most Improved Award. She also participated in soccer and cross country.  In track, Lauryn received the Most Improved and the Coach’s Awards. Lauryn has spent time performing community service at Sacandaga Bible Conference, the Humane Society and the Wells House. Lauryn will attend the University of Rochester in the fall to major in Psychology.

J MartelleJillian Martelle is the daughter of Jennifer Martelle-Mahon and William Martelle. She will attend SUNY Oneonta to study Biology with a Pre-Veterinary Concentration. Jillian has been involved in many clubs and activities. She is a member of Student Council and the Backpack Program. She is the public relations officer of both National Honor Society and Key Club, and is the current president of the school newspaper. She participated in soccer for most of her high school career and loves to stay active. Jillian participated in choir in the beginning of high school and is a past recipient of the Most Dedicated Award. She has played violin since she was seven years old and participated in NYSSMA for two years. Jillian’s volunteer work includes helping with the NOAH program, volunteering in various triathlons, assisting at the fall festival and helping clean the highway with the Key Club. Jillian would like to thank her family for their constant support and encouragement.

P BlakePatrick Blake is the son of Trina and William Blake. He will attend Fulton-Montgomery Community College to study mathematics.  Patrick has been involved in JV and varsity football throughout his high school career. He received the Geometry Award as a freshman and the Chemistry and Trigonometry Awards as a sophomore. During his senior year, he was named Student of the Quarter for Health. From time-to-time, he does community service at the North Bush United Methodist Church.

 

 

E ClizbeEmily Clizbe is the daughter of Angela and Christopher Clizbe. She will attend Quinnipiac University to study Nursing. Emily is co-vice-president of Student Council, secretary of the Class of 2018, captain of the Varsity Girls Lacrosse Team and a member of the National Honor Society. She was chosen to attend HOBY as a sophomore and she is currently a part of the New Visions program at Nathan Littauer through HFM BOCES. Emily has been heavily involved in her community. She has volunteered with Rise Against Hunger for the last four years, which lead to her own service project. She has also taken part in delivering holiday meals, as well as working at the Friday’s Table Soup Kitchen at the Church of the Holy Spirit. She continues to be an active participant in the First Presbyterian Church of Broadalbin’s fundraising activities and events.

Christian Solby is the son of Stacey Jacques and Richard Solby. He will attend Siena College to study Mathematics, where he has been awarded the Siena College Presidential Scholarship and the St. Francis Scholarship. Christian has been a member of the Varsity Soccer team for four years, receiving the Coaches Award in his sophomore and senior years, as well as Foothills Honorable Mention. As a member of the track team he received the Most Improved and the Most Outstanding award and Foothills Honorable Mention recognition. Christian was the 2018 recipient of the NYS Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Leadership Award. He has been involved in class activities, serving as president his freshmen year. He has also written for the JHS school newspaper “The Bugle”, and is a member of the National Honor Society. Christian is a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Johnstown and volunteers as a coach for the Fulton United Youth Soccer League.

J SarulloJulia Sarullo is the daughter of Joe and Juanita Sarullo. She will be entering the United States Marine Corps on July 16, 2018. As a high school student she has been an active member of many clubs and sports. Julia was recognized as Athlete of the Week for Cross Country in both her freshmen and senior year. She has been an active member of Masterminds since ninth grade. As a junior, she broke a 13 year record in girls 200m steeplechase by three seconds. Julia also joined girls cheerleading for basketball. During her senior year she joined science club, yearbook and spring guard.  She also placed 10th at states for cross country as a senior.

A LevinAbigail Levin is the daughter of Jim and Lesa Levin. She will attend Marist College in the fall. She is a student in the New Visions Program at Nathan Littauer Hospital through HFM BOCES and is a member of both National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society. She has maintained a ninety plus average all four years of high school, while being a four year, three sport athlete. Abbie’s awards include: four years of Scholar Athlete for Soccer, Basketball, Nordic Ski, and Lacrosse; Student of the Quarter for Biology; Leadership Award from Clarkson University; captain of both Varsity Soccer and Lacrosse; Most Dedicated Soccer Award; and the 2018 Capital Zone NYS For Health and Physical Education Leadership Award. She is also an active member in International Club and Captains Council, and has served as class treasurer throughout her four years at Johnstown High School. She would like to thank her family for their constant encouragement.

A RuehleAshley Ruehle is the daughter of Laura Ruehle. She will attend the University of Tampa to study Biochemistry and Spanish. Ashley has been involved in International Club, Science Club, National Honor Society, Masterminds, Student Council and Key Club. She was treasurer and then president of the Science Club. She was also treasurer and divisional executive assistant for Key Club. Ashley was honored with the Spanish II award and CASDA recognition. Ashley is very involved in her church, First Presbyterian Church of Johnstown. She was a Youth Deacon for her junior and senior years. She is also very active in community service. Ashley travels to NYC to attend charity events, where she participates in raising money for the Honey Bee Conservancy, World Vision and many more.  Ashley and her friends planned and hosted a dinner at her church which raised over $1,200 for disaster relief.  Ashley also gives back to her community by helping at her local soup kitchen.

A BakerAbigail Baker is the daughter of Charles and Maritza Baker. She will attend Cedarville University to major in Communications. When Abigail was inducted into the National Honor Society, she showed a passion for the people in her community. She volunteers at 3:16 Youth & Community Center and Sacandaga Bible Conference, as well as her church, Perth Bible Church.  Abigail has been a member of the Varsity Masterminds team, which earned second in regional championships. She is involved in Wind Ensemble and the Jazz Collective, frequently attending the All-County Music Festivals. She was also treasurer for the Music for the Mind organization that aimed to raise awareness for mental illnesses. Abigail was also awarded the Fulton County 2018 Youth Lead-By-Example Award. She would like to thank her parents, sister, and grandparents for their faithful love and support.

Academic Excellence List

The following students have maintained a ninety plus average all four years of high school: Katherine Ammann, Emily Barker, Kerry Blackwood, Heidi Chamberlain, Christian Germany, Emily Miles, Josephine Mowrey, Emma Rizzo, Zachary Ropeter, Sara Stortecky, Alison Trajlinek, Sandra Trueworthy, Peter VanDenburgh, Maddie Willett, and Adam Wilson

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Athletes of the Week – Softball

Athletes of the Week – Softball

Congratulations to Alex Thiessen and Victoria Baker. These students have demonstrated Character, Scholarship, Leadership and Responsibility. They have worked hard on the softball field as well as in the classroom to improve and achieve at the highest academic and athletic levels.

Alex Thiessen and Victoria Baker

Athletes of the Week for Softball: Alex Thiessen and Victoria Baker

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Athletes of the Week – Track & Field

Athletes of the Week – Track & Field

Congratulations to Alexander Jennings, Gabe Cole, Gabrielle Palmer and Anna Crouse. These students have demonstrated Character, Scholarship, Leadership and Responsibility. They have worked hard on the track as well as in the classroom to improve and achieve at the highest academic and athletic levels.

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Athletes of the Week for Girls Track: Gabrielle Palmer and Anna Crouse

boys holding certificates

Athletes of the Week for Boys Track: Alexander Jennings and Gabe Cole

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Spring Concert Series Announced

Come enjoy the following Spring Concert events, featuring performances by our student choral and instrumental groups:

  • Tuesday, May 8: Glebe Street Elementary
  • Thursday, May 10: Johnstown High School
  • Tuesday, May 22: Knox Junior High
  • Wednesday, June 6: Warren Street Elementary

All concerts will be held at the Johnstown Performing Arts Center at 7:00 PM.

Admission is free, although donations will be gladly accepted by the Johnstown Music Support Group to fund this year’s Warren Street Classical Kids field trip to see the Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC in August.

In April, students were able to attend an assembly by Bob Cafaro, cellist with the orchestra. Last year, students experienced a visit by members of the NYC Ballet and attended a performance at SPAC in July.

The Classical Kids program allows our students in Johnstown to experience live classical music and ballet every summer for free.  Participants are given a pass which allows them free lawn admission to any classical even at SPAC until they graduate high school!

Thank you for your support!

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JHS Junior/Senior Prom May 19

The JHS Junior / Senior Prom will be held on May 19th from 8 pm – midnight at St. Patrick’s Masonic Temple, 22 North Perry Street.

Tickets are $30 and will be sold at the High School from May 7th –18th.

Prom Walk will be at 5:30 in the JHS Performing Arts Center.

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