News & Announcements

April Board of Education Meetings

The Board of Education has scheduled the following meetings for the month of April: Business Meeting at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 20, in the Knox Auditorium.This meeting will be livestreamed at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxHNdSrBUjpzHtGXAxA2DYA Special Meeting at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, in the Knox Auditorium Facilities Committee Meeting, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in […]

JEPTA & HS PTSA celebrate GJSD staff at annual Founder’s Day dinner

JEPTA & HS PTSA celebrate GJSD staff at annual Founder’s Day dinner

Please help us congratulate the 2023 Founder’s Day Award recipients, who were honored at last week’s annual Founder’s Day dinner. The event was hosted by the Johnstown Elementary PTA (JEPTA) and the Johnstown Junior-Senior High School PTSA: Pleasant Avenue & Knox Building: Nicole Davis & Anne Bagot Warren Street: Stephanie DiVisconti & Jacob Kindon Johnstown […]

GJSD hiring for 2023-24 school year at Albany Job Fair April 19

GJSD hiring for 2023-24 school year at Albany Job Fair April 19

Even with three months still left in this current school year, GJSD is already gearing up for the 2023-2024 school year! We anticipate several different openings for next year to fill retirements and accommodate expanding needs and are looking for THE best, brightest, most creative, engaging people to join our team for next year! GJSD […]

Johnstown student earns “Outstanding Artist Award” for SPAC’s 2023 Festival of Young Artists

Johnstown student earns “Outstanding Artist Award” for SPAC’s 2023 Festival of Young Artists

Elliot Brownell, a 15 year-old sophomore at Johnstown High School, was recently named “Outstanding Artist Award Winner” for the 2023 Adirondack Trust Company Festival of Young Artists. Elliot’s piece of art, entitled “Bits Bobs and Everything In-Between,” was created using a variety of mediums including inks, colored pencils and gouache.  Elliot’s artwork, along with artwork […]

Yetto, Whitman and Russo named ABCD Award recipients

Yetto, Whitman and Russo named ABCD Award recipients

Congratulations to our latest ABCD Award recipients for going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty to to make a difference in the lives of our students and help them succeed! Each of the honorees was recognized by GJSD’s Board of Education President, David D’Amore, at Thursday night’s regularly scheduled board meeting.   ANGELA YETTO  is […]

Seven Johnstown Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to NY state tournament

Seven Johnstown Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to NY state tournament

Seven Odyssey of the Mind (OOTM) teams from the Greater Johnstown School District will be moving on to the NY state tournament, after qualifying at this weekend’s regional tournament, which was held at the Greater Johnstown Jr.-Sr. High School. The regional tournament featured over 200 students competing on 32 different teams from eight schools throughout […]

Johnstown Drama Club presents “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,” March 3, 4 & 5

Johnstown Drama Club presents “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,” March 3, 4 & 5

* UPDATE (as of 3/2) – Friday’s performance has been moved up to 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m., to try and avoid the incoming snow.   Johnstown Drama Club will present “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” this weekend with performances on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, March […]

JHS Names “Students of the Quarter” for Q2

JHS Names “Students of the Quarter” for Q2

Congratulations to the “Students of the Quarter” for the 2nd marking period at Johnstown Junior-Senior High School! Each student was recognized at a school-wide assembly, given a certificate from principal Scott Hale, and a gift card from our community friends at Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market. Students can redeem their gift cards at the market in […]

Board of Education Nominating Petitions Available

GJSD voters will elect two members this year to serve 3-year terms. The filing deadline for nominating petitions is 5 p.m. on April 26

GJSD Board of Education approves plan to reopen Knox Building for grades 5-7 for 2023-2024 school year

GJSD Board of Education approves plan to reopen Knox Building for grades 5-7 for 2023-2024 school year

At last night’s regularly scheduled monthly business meeting, the Board of Education for the Greater Johnstown School District unanimously approved a resolution by recommendation of the Superintendent, Dr. William Crankshaw, to reopen the Knox Building for multiple grade levels for the 2023-2024 school year. Starting next school year, Knox will house students in grades 5-7 […]

Johnstown Senior High Honor Roll 2nd Qtr, 2022-2023

Congratulations to the following Senior High students who achieved Honor Roll and High Honor Roll status for quarter 2:

Pleasant Avenue students treated to production of “Jackie Robinson”

Pleasant Avenue students treated to production of “Jackie Robinson”

Bright Star Touring Theatre visited K-2 students at Pleasant Avenue Elementary School last week for a production of “Jackie Robinson,” a theatrical production celebrating the achievements of the first black baseball player to play on a Major League Baseball team. As a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Jackie Robinson’s number “42” has come to symbolize […]