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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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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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GJSD administrators invited to be presenters at a White House event on chronic absenteeism May 15

GJSD administrators invited to be presenters at a White House event on chronic absenteeism May 15

Four administrators from the Greater Johnstown School District (GJSD) have been invited to the nation’s capital next week to be presenters at a White House event being held May 15, 2024 on the topic of chronic absenteeism, which is defined as missing 10% or more days out of the school year.  The event – “White […]

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GJSD Food Services team celebrated during “School Lunch Hero Day”

GJSD Food Services team celebrated during “School Lunch Hero Day”

Between preparing delicious food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, the Food Services team at the Greater Johnstown School District has a lot on their plate! To celebrate their hard work and commitment, staff and students celebrated School Lunch Hero Day on Friday, May 3. School […]

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Cotter named Administrator of the Year from HFM School Library System

Cotter named Administrator of the Year from HFM School Library System

  The HFM School Library System (SLS) honored a number of educators at its 29th annual Celebration of School Libraries luncheon on Thursday, May 2. The event was held at the Allen House on the SUNY Fulton-Montgomery Community College campus. Cory Cotter, Principal of Pleasant Avenue Elementary School (grades PK-1) in the Greater Johnstown School […]

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