News & Announcements

A Closer Look at Remote Learning at The Greater Johnstown School District

A Closer Look at Remote Learning at The Greater Johnstown School District

Remote Learning at GJSD Pleasant Avenue Elementary Teachers Say Creativity and Patience are the Key to Making Connections with their Remote Students A picture gallery has been posted on the GJSD Facebook page:  https://bit.ly/36d1bpa One week before Thanksgiving break, GJSD Superintendent William Crankshaw sent a note to district families letting them know what steps have […]

Tackling the issue of chronic absenteeism – a message from Dr. Crankshaw

Tackling the issue of chronic absenteeism – a message from Dr. Crankshaw

Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing 10% or more days of school (about 18 days) — and in Johnstown, it’s an issue that affects more students than you might think. GJSD Superintendent, Dr. William Crankshaw, has a very important message for both parents and students, about the importance of school attendance for both in-person and […]

Board of Education Corner – November 2020

A communications initiative by the Board of Ed to keep stakeholders up to date on our work in the district

Relocation Notice: Our offices have moved

GJSD’s central administration and business office have relocated to The Knox Building. See a list of relocated services here:

COVID-19 Testing Sites

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

State Education Department Launches Parent Dashboard

State Education Department Launches Parent Dashboard

Website Provides a Gateway to School-Level Data for Parents and the General Public

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 […]

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: