Pleasant Newsletter September 2018

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Principal’s Corner

Dear Families,

Welcome Back!

I hope everyone had a great summer and is excited to be back to school. It is important that you check your child’s purple communication folder each day. The past few days there have been important paperwork was sent home that needs to be completed and returned, as well as a district calendar with the A-F elementary schedule.

I encourage all parents to get involved in the Johnstown School District.  Join the Johnstown Elementary PTA and/or the Pleasant Avenue Building Planning Team.  We also have monthly activities for students and parents to attend.

I am very proud of all of the students who completed AR tests this summer and the students who participated in the Johnstown Public Library Summer Reading program.  Reading is such an important skill for our children. Please continue to read daily with your children.

Just a reminder, school starts at 9:00 am.  It is very important to have your child to school on time and ready to learn.  Breakfast is served from 8:15 am until 9:00 am. If your child will be staying home sick, please call the office at 518-762-8610.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me by phone or email at I am looking forward to seeing all of you at Open House on September 20th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.


  • We encourage students to be dropped off between 8:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
  • Breakfast is served until 9:00 a.m. daily.
  • Please make sure to return all forms that were sent home on 9/5/2018 in the purple folder ASAP.
  • If you wish to volunteer at Pleasant Ave, please email Mrs. Cotter at to find out how!

Students who completed Summer AR tests!

Rhyleigh Bills, Caleb Boles, Thomas Bryson, Amelia Geiger, Jacob Hall, David Hanrahan, Julien Hartlieb, Madison Kortz, Jacqueline LaRue, Adalyn Lewis, Alivia Valik, Emma Wheele, and Blaire Wilson.

Pleasant Ave students who participated in the Johnstown Public Library Program!

Thomas Bryson, Andrew Foss, Lana Foss, Julien Hartlieb, Marcus

Kuchard, Anthony Papa, Aiden Valik, Emma Walters, Joseph DiVisconti, Madeline Friers, Brynn Gavin, Amelia Geiger, Jacob Hall, David Hanrahan, Cooper Klingbeil, Jaxon Lang, Jacki LaRue, Adalyn Lewis, Cassiel Lopez, Nick Lopez, Ana Petrelia, Jaidyn Risley, Paxton Stock, Alivia Valik, Mary-Kate Viscosi, Sawyer Wager, Kaison Warner, and Emma Wheeler!

September Calendar

  • September 5 – Welcome Back!
  • September 11 – JEPTA Apparel Sale Starts
  • September 12 – JEPTA Meeting, 6 p.m. @ Glebe
  • September 19 – PA Building Planning Team Meeting, 3:30 p.m.
  • September 20 – PA Open House, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • September 24 – Color Run Packets Due
  • September 26 – Utica Zoomobile Presentation