News & Announcements

Nicholas Snow named new principal at Knox Middle School

Nicholas Snow named new principal at Knox Middle School

At this evening’s Board of Education meeting, Mr. Nicholas Snow of Saratoga Springs was appointed as the District’s new principal for Knox Middle School. Mr. Snow’s tenure will start on July 1, 2024. Snow joins Johnstown from the Gloversville Enlarged School District where he has served in different administrative roles since 2021, including assistant principal […]

GJSD Community Passes School Budget

GJSD Community Passes School Budget

Sponnoble re-elected to Board of Education; Buggeln-Bosworth and DeRosa also elected to three-year terms On Tuesday, May 21, the Greater Johnstown School District community approved the district’s $43,488,975 budget proposal for the 2024-25 school year by a vote of 357-180, a margin of 67%.  The plan represents a spending increase of 3.00% ($1,266,669) and called […]

Top scholars for GJSD’s Class of 2024 reveal post graduation plans

Top scholars for GJSD’s Class of 2024 reveal post graduation plans

Johnstown High School Principal Scott Hale recently announced the top scholars for Johnstown’s Class of 2024, including Valedictorian Ava Barker, and Salutatorian Tara Sweeney. “This year, we celebrate 27 students who will have maintained a 90+ GPA over their four years of high school, which is the highest number we have seen in a number […]

Three candidates run for three open seats on GJSD Board of Education

Three candidates run for three open seats on GJSD Board of Education

On Tuesday, May 21, the community will vote on the district’s proposed spending plan for the 2024-2025 school year. They will also elect three candidates to serve on the board of education for three-year terms beginning July 1, 2024. Polls will be open from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. on May 21 in the auditorium […]

GJSD administrators invited to be presenters at a White House event on chronic absenteeism May 15

GJSD administrators invited to be presenters at a White House event on chronic absenteeism May 15

Four administrators from the Greater Johnstown School District (GJSD) have been invited to the nation’s capital next week to be presenters at a White House event being held May 15, 2024 on the topic of chronic absenteeism, which is defined as missing 10% or more days out of the school year.  The event – “White […]

Annual budget vote set for May 21

On Tuesday, May 21, residents of the Greater Johnstown School District will vote on a proposed $43,488,975 spending plan for the 2024-25 school year. Polls will be open from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. on May 21 in the auditorium lobby (JPAC) at Johnstown High School. The plan represents a spending increase of 3.00% ($1,266,669) […]

Public Budget Hearing May 7; Board Meeting May 22

Public Budget Hearing & special meeting May 7; business meeting May 22. Attend in person or view the livestream via YouTube:

Principal Hale announces top scholars for the Class of 2024

Principal Hale announces top scholars for the Class of 2024

Johnstown High School Principal Scott Hale announced the top scholars for Johnstown’s Class of 2024 this week. Congratulations to Valedictorian Ava Barker, and Salutatorian Tara Sweeney! Top 11 (in alphabetical order): Jocelyn Bush, Jaelyn Christman, Anna Giarrizzo, Abbigail Lewis, Lucy LoDestro, Aahil Patel, Samuel Stearns, Matthew Wheelis, Hunter Zelich   90+ GPA for four years […]

GJSD Food Services team celebrated during “School Lunch Hero Day”

GJSD Food Services team celebrated during “School Lunch Hero Day”

Between preparing delicious food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, the Food Services team at the Greater Johnstown School District has a lot on their plate! To celebrate their hard work and commitment, staff and students celebrated School Lunch Hero Day on Friday, May 3. School […]

Cotter named Administrator of the Year from HFM School Library System

Cotter named Administrator of the Year from HFM School Library System

  The HFM School Library System (SLS) honored a number of educators at its 29th annual Celebration of School Libraries luncheon on Thursday, May 2. The event was held at the Allen House on the SUNY Fulton-Montgomery Community College campus. Cory Cotter, Principal of Pleasant Avenue Elementary School (grades PK-1) in the Greater Johnstown School […]

Important Updates for Pre-K & Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-25 School Year

PRE-KINDERGARTEN Anyone who turned in a pre-kindergarten application on or before Wednesday, April 10 has secured a spot for their child in the pre-K program at GJSD for the 2024-25 school year. There will be no lottery.  There are limited pre-K spots still available. Any applications turned in after April 10 will be processed on […]

Retiree Medicare Advantage Plan (Age 65+)

Effective June 1, 2024, the Medicare Advantage Plan will be administered through Anthem