News & Announcements

Warren Street shifts to fully remote instruction due to ‘probable positive’ COVID-19 cases

Warren Street shifts to fully remote instruction due to ‘probable positive’ COVID-19 cases

The Fulton County Department of Health has advised District administration about two “probable positive” (yet unconfirmed) cases of COVID-19 at Warren Street Elementary School. The cases are not being labeled as confirmed positives or negatives because the Department of Health has not yet received definitive COVID-19 test results. Without conclusive test results, DOH mandates require […]

COVID-19 Testing Sites

COVID-19 testing locations, hours of operation, testing criteria and appointment information is available here:

NYSDOH’s COVID-19 Report Card and GJSD’s COVID-19 Dashboard

NYSDOH’s COVID-19 Report Card and GJSD’s COVID-19 Dashboard

New York State Department of Health created a COVID-19 Report Card to track cases connected to school systems. Each day, the Greater Johnstown School District reports information to the state for the Report Card or “Dashboard,” which can also be accessed from the home page of the GJSD district website:  https://www.johnstownschools.org/ There are some important […]

Board of Education Meeting Oct. 15

The Board’s monthly business meeting will take place online at 6:30 p.m. and will be accessible to the public via Zoom using the following link:

COVID-19 Notification Protocols – What to Expect

COVID-19 Notification Protocols – What to Expect

The Greater Johnstown School District is committed to transparency in terms of sharing information about COVID-19 in our school community. To date, we have been able to reopen our schools without incident, and by diligently following health and safety protocols, we are hopeful that this trend will continue. However, IF we do end up with […]

NYS Department of Health – Information on Flu Season

NYS Department of Health – Information on Flu Season

The NYS Department of Health is sharing important information about the flu and emphasizing the importance of flu vaccinations this year.  The flu vaccine is the best way to prevent flu. It is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older every year. Getting vaccinated can prevent flu-related hospitalizations and deaths in children. The […]

Presenting Our New Color Wheel Mural

Presenting Our New Color Wheel Mural

Mural created from Benjamin Moore paint donation is handy for art students learning about color theory

Knox Field to be closed at night

Knox Field to be closed at night

Beginning Sept. 23, gates will be locked at dusk and remain locked until morning arrival of custodial staff

Status of GJSD Fall Athletics

After a number of meetings involving leaders from all Foothills Council districts, a decision has been made regarding fall athletics:

Weekly Grab-And-Go Meal Pick Up Starts September 16!

Weekly Grab-And-Go Meal Pick Up Starts September 16!

The Johnstown School District will be providing weekly grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals for students starting on Wednesday, September 16.  Meals can be picked up for all children age 18 and under each Wednesday during the hours of 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the front entrance of the Jr.-Sr. High School.  Families can drive […]

2020-2021 School Calendar Revised

Students return week of Sept. 14, attending 1 day in person for the first 2 weeks; hybrid model starts Sept. 28; additional info here:

Johnstown selects Crankshaw as next superintendent

Johnstown selects Crankshaw as next superintendent

The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education has selected Dr. William Crankshaw, the current superintendent of the Cooperstown Central School District, to be its next superintendent of schools. Dr. Crankshaw was appointed by the Johnstown board during a special meeting on Thursday, Aug. 27 with a five-year contract. He’s set to officially assume the […]