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GJSD to provide free LEAPS after school academic enrichment program for 180 elementary students in partnership with Mental Health Association in Fulton and Montgomery Counties

After a very competitive application process, the Greater Johnstown School District has qualified to participate in New York state’s Learning and Enrichment After School Program (LEAPS) through funding granted to the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), who will partner with the non-profit Mental Health Association (MHA) in Fulton and Montgomery Counties to operate […]

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June Board of Education Meeting and Public Hearings

Business meeting will include Public Hearings on Code of Conduct; School Safety Plan; and Transfer of Amounts from the Reserve for Retirement Contributions (ERS) to the Construction Capital Reserve 2024

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Public Hearing on 2024-25 School Safety Plan

Public Hearing on School Safety Plan scheduled for June 13 Board meeting; adoption to be considered at August business meeting

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Public Hearing on Code of Conduct

Public Hearing on Code of Conduct scheduled for June 13 Board meeting; adoption to be considered at July 2 meeting

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GJSD makes safety upgrades throughout District’s four school buildings

For administrators and employees of the Greater Johnstown School District, the safety of the school community, and the staff and students within its buildings and grounds, is the top priority each and every day. The District’s safety protocols are continuously analyzed, assessed, and practiced, so that everyone knows exactly what to expect, and exactly what […]

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Naselli selected to attend prestigious HOBY Leadership Conference May 31 – June 2

Naselli selected to attend prestigious HOBY Leadership Conference May 31 – June 2

Congratulations to GJSD sophomore Ayla Naselli on her acceptance into the HOBY New York East Leadership Conference, which will take place this weekend — Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2 — at the University at Albany. The prestigious Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) program was founded in 1958, with the mission to inspire and […]

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Darling, Sweeney and Wager named ABCD Award recipients

Darling, Sweeney and Wager named ABCD Award recipients

The Greater Johnstown School District recognizes staff members throughout the school year with ABCD Awards — an acronym that stands for going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty. Employees are nominated by school community members, and members of the Board of Education make final selections. The District is pleased to present the next round […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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