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March, 2019

JHS International Dinner April 17

JHS International Dinner April 17

Join us & bring your favorite dish!

flags from several countries

JHS International Dinner
Wednesday, April 17th, at 5:30 pm
Small Cafeteria
Hosted by JHS International Club

To sign up or for more information please contact:

Tracey Hildebrandt: thildebrandt@johnstownschools.org

OR

Kristy Lynch: klynch@johnstownschools.org

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Superhero Day April 18

Glebe Street Elementary School will celebrate
“National Superhero Day” on April 18th

Students are encouraged to wear superhero socks,
t-shirts, sweatshirts, or hats.

Everybody is a superhero in their own special way

*No costumes, props, or masks please*
*These items are prohibited*

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Small Group Budget Presentations in April

Community members interested in learning more about the Greater Johnstown School District’s budget are invited to meet with Superintendent Trish Kilburn at a small group budget presentation. *Pre-registration is required in order to attend. You may register online, or by calling the District Clerk at 518-762-4611 ext. 3119 to sign-up for one of the following dates:

  • Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 10 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, April 29 at 5:00 p.m.

*Please note that these small group budget presentations will only take place if 10 or more participants register. You will be notified by either telephone or email if your chosen time slot is cancelled due to lack of registrants.

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March 18 Budget Workshop Video

The live streamed March 18 budget workshop was recorded and remains available for viewing on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Greater-Johnstown-School-District-NY-1315406985198421/

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Purple & Gold Booster Club Raffle

The Purple and Gold Sports Booster Club will be selling and raffling off a number of items during the March 25 “Meet the Coaches Night” as part of its drive to raise money for new weight room equipment at JHS.

There will be t-shirts for $15 and cash raffle tickets – $5 each or five for $20. Ticket holders will have a chance to win a $200 first prize, $100 second prize, and $50 third prize.

Purple and Gold will also be raffling gift cards to Home Depot, Harvey’s, Dunkin Dounts and Classic Car wash.

If you have any questions, please see a Purple and Gold Booster Club member.

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Invitation to First Grade Parents/Guardians

Invitation to First Grade Parents/Guardians

cartoon drawing of kids

The Glebe Leadership Team (GLT) invites first grade parents and guardians to join us for our last GLT meeting for the school year on May 30th at 3:45 p.m. (Glebe Library)

The Glebe Leadership Team plans the enrichment, literacy, and parent outreach opportunities and events at Glebe Street Elementary School.

The GLT meets monthly at 3:30 p.m. Parents are welcome to attend anytime! We are looking forward to adding new members to our team and are excited for a great school year.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our team but cannot make the meeting, contact Mrs. North at anorth@johnstownschools.org so you can be added to the email list to receive minutes.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Great American Fundraiser Sale

KNOX JR. HIGH PTSA
ORDERS DUE MARCH 25th

Welcome to our Annual Great American Fundraiser Sale! Over 1200 products are available online at www.gaschoolstore.com! Use ID #2629459.

Students:

Remind your family/friends to enter your name when shopping the online store, so you can earn individual credits towards the cost of your field trip! (approximate trip cost is $40).

Thirty percent of  your sales will be credited towards the cost of your trip. Sell $120 and your trip is free!

  • Sell  2 items …earn a Roman Atwood Smile More Lanyard
  • Sell  5 items … ADD Sunglasses
  • Sell 10 items …ADD an Cell Phone Disco Ball
  • Sell  16 items…ADD Beachcomber Hat
  • Sell  25 items…ADD a Jumbo Plush
  • Sell 35 items…ADD Lumosphere Lamp

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Massey Receives Section 2 Basketball Award

Massey Receives Section 2 Basketball Award

Congratulations to Noah Massey, selected to receive the Foothills Council Section 2 Basketball Scholar-Athlete Award. The presentation was made at a March 10 breakfast in Troy, sponsored by News Channel 13. The event was attended by athletes from the Adirondack League, Central Hudson Valley League, Colonial Council, Independent Conference, Patroon League, Suburban Council, Wasaren League, Western Athletic Conference, and the Foothills Council.

Massey holding a plaque at the awards breakfast

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Glebe Authors’ Spotlight

Glebe Authors’ Spotlight

words "Author at Work" with two pencils

Glebe Celebrates
Student Authors

Calling all authors! The Authors’ Spotlight will take place at our April Morning Program (April 16th at 9:20 a.m.) Students have the opportunity to submit an original poem or short paragraph to be read as part of the celebration. A teacher and parent signature are required for submission. Submissions can be handwritten or typed. Please fill out the attached form and submit it with your original work to your teacher no later than April 1st. No late entries will be accepted.

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PTECH Application Deadline Wed., March 20

A reminder to all eighth graders that PTECH applications are due by Wednesday, March 20th. Remember, if you plan on applying to any programs, you must meet with Mrs. Yetto to discuss your program and application prior to the March 20th deadline.

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