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District News

How YOUR Family Can Benefit from Participating in the National School Lunch Program!

How YOUR Family Can Benefit from Participating in the National School Lunch Program!

There are important family benefits for those who participate in the Free & Reduced-Price Lunch Program. Please apply for the program now, if you haven’t already done so. We are very fortunate that, due to provisions by the Federal Government, ALL students are receiving FREE breakfast and lunch for the entire 2020-21 school year. In […]

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Cubby Faville Memorial Foundation donates a book to every elementary student at the Greater Johnstown School District

Cubby Faville Memorial Foundation donates a book to every elementary student at the Greater Johnstown School District

Representatives from the Cubby Faville Memorial Foundation recently donated 950 books to elementary students at the Greater Johnstown School District, with each student in kindergarten through sixth grade receiving a book as a holiday surprise. “We are beyond grateful to the Cubby Faville Memorial Foundation for their continued support of the students at The Greater […]

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Key Club Thirst Project – Virtual Fundraising Event

Key Club Thirst Project – Virtual Fundraising Event

Make a donation to help END the global water crisis

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Pleasant Avenue Literacy Program Goes Virtual to Encourage Daily At-Home Reading and Family Engagement

Pleasant Avenue Literacy Program Goes Virtual to Encourage Daily At-Home Reading and Family Engagement

K-2 students tasked with reading 10,000 books this year, with JEPTA kicking off the initiative by donating a book to each child Pleasant Avenue Elementary Principal Cory Cotter, the K-2 teaching staff at Johnstown and JEPTA (Johnstown Elementary Parent Teacher Association) are all working together to promote a very consistent message to their students and […]

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Lead Testing in Drinking Water Results 2020

In accordance with NYS public health and education law, GJSD has begun sampling water outlets throughout the district.

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A Closer Look at Remote Learning at The Greater Johnstown School District

A Closer Look at Remote Learning at The Greater Johnstown School District

Remote Learning at GJSD Pleasant Avenue Elementary Teachers Say Creativity and Patience are the Key to Making Connections with their Remote Students A picture gallery has been posted on the GJSD Facebook page:  https://bit.ly/36d1bpa One week before Thanksgiving break, GJSD Superintendent William Crankshaw sent a note to district families letting them know what steps have […]

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Tackling the issue of chronic absenteeism – a message from Dr. Crankshaw

Tackling the issue of chronic absenteeism – a message from Dr. Crankshaw

Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing 10% or more days of school (about 18 days) — and in Johnstown, it’s an issue that affects more students than you might think. GJSD Superintendent, Dr. William Crankshaw, has a very important message for both parents and students, about the importance of school attendance for both in-person and […]

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Board of Education Corner – November 2020

A communications initiative by the Board of Ed to keep stakeholders up to date on our work in the district

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Relocation Notice: Our offices have moved

GJSD’s central administration and business office have relocated to The Knox Building. See a list of relocated services here:

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COVID-19 Testing Sites

COVID-19 testing locations, hours of operation, testing criteria and appointment information is available here:

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