A Parent’s Guide to Surviving Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade Staff Directory

Visit the Contact Us page of this website and type “Knox” in the search box for a listing of Knox staff members and their positions. Email addresses for Staff  members are generally the first initial of their first name and their full last name @johnstownschools.org.

Sign up for Remind

Remind is a supplemental resource for parents and students that allows you to get information for Knox Junior High right on your phone, not on handouts. Students should not solely rely on this resource; it is NOT a substitute for writing homework assignments and due dates in the agenda provided to students at the beginning of the year. Students are encouraged to write down the homework in each of their classes each day! Sign up now for Team 8 and/or Team 7.

Clever: Johnstown Bookmarks

Go to the school website home page or the Knox web page, find Quick Links in the column on the left hand side, then click on “Clever: Johnstown Bookmarks” and log-in to Clever using your Johnstown email address. This allows you to access many sites from home, including the following:

  • GMail
  • Google Classroom
  • Google Drive
  • Khan Academy
  • Kurzweil Education
  • Noodle Tools
  • SchoolTool

Homework Help

Need help with homework or just a quiet place to work? Come to Room 305 after school, Monday-Friday. Mrs. Blackwood is there daily until 3 p.m.

Knox Junior High Facebook Group

You can now join a Knox Junior High School GROUP on Facebook to stay connected with important information and events in the middle school. You will be asked a question or two prior to being approved to join the group. We look forward to improving the lines of communication!

Johnstown School District Parent Portal

Johnstown’s Parent Portal through SchoolTool is available to interested parents as well as to students at Knox Junior High and Johnstown High School.

The portal provides secure access for parents,  guardians and secondary students to view emergency contact information and attendance records. Parents of students in grade 3 through high school may access report cards. Parents and students in grades 7 through 12 may access progress reports and student schedules.

Parents use their personal email address and students use their school email address. After first logging into the portal with a temporary secure password, the password can be changed.

Parents who have not submitted an email address but who would now like access to the Parent Portal should complete a Request and Update Form. The form can be found on our Parent Portal information page, together with the Parent Portal Access Guide for basic help and navigation tips.

The Greater Johnstown School District recognizes the importance of ensuring our website is accessible to those with disabilities and, as such, endeavors to conform to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. We are committed to making our information accessible to visitors and are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website. In the meantime, should you experience any difficulty in accessing content on this website, please don’t hesitate to contact us. 518-762-4611.

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