Amsterdam High School students’ work published in The Student Gazette

May 30, 2017 Six Amsterdam High School students had their work published in ‘The Student Gazette’, an annual showcase for young journalists. Students from across the Capital Region submitted editorials, advertisements, and comics to the Daily Gazette for the 2017 Editorial and Advertising Contest. The six Amsterdam students recognized were juniors Kaylee Cappuccio, Molly Monge, …

High school students and teacher honored by Montgomery County Executive

May 26, 2017 Four Amsterdam High School students and one teacher were recently honored by Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort. The five were recognized at a breakfast at the Winner’s Circle in Fonda, as a celebration of the strengths of the students and their potential to contribute to their community. Ossenfort and Montgomery County Supreme …

McNulty students jump rope and raise money to help hearts image

May 25, 2017 McNulty Elementary students recently jumped their little hearts out, raising more than $6,300 for the American Heart Association. For the fourth year in a row, the students participated in the “Jump Rope for Heart” initiative during their physical education classes. On Tuesday, May 16, Alithea Athens from the American Heart Association came …

Barkley Elementary Student Government hosts 4th Annual Volunteer Tea

May 25, 2017 Students in the Barkley Elementary Student Government, led by music teacher Mr. Stephani and ESL teacher Mrs. Kilcourse, hosted a Volunteer Tea on Wednesday, May 24. Members of the Student Government stood before their guests, thanking them for their time and service. The students also read haikus that they had written as …

Superintendent Dr. Vicky Ramos receives honor from New York State Assembly

May 23, 2017 Amsterdam Superintendent Dr. Vicky Ramos has been named a 2017 New York State Assembly Women of Distinction Honoree. Superintendent Dr. Ramos was chosen by Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara as part of a select group of women who represent the qualities of leadership, compassion, and diligence. Many of the honorees have overcome battles, given …

High school and elementary students honored for being Physical Education leaders

May 23, 2017 More than two dozen Amsterdam High School and elementary students were recently recognized for being leaders in their physical education classes. Each year The New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (NYS AHPERD) Capital Zone sponsors award ceremonies for students of all levels who demonstrate positive leadership characteristics …

High school ENL students teach second graders about New York’s grape industry

May 22, 2017 Amsterdam High School’s English as a new language students and teachers served as volunteer readers for New York’s Agricultural Literacy Week. The goal of the program is to foster awareness, understanding, and appreciation of how we produce food, fiber, and natural resources by engaging educators and students with agriculture. This spring’s agricultural …

Students, staff freshen up Lynch school grounds during ‘Operation Clean Sweep’

May 19, 2017   Students and staff members at Lynch Literacy Academy freshened up areas around campus during “Operation Clean Sweep” on Wednesday, May 17.   The cleanup initiative, now in its third year, was created by the school’s Wellness Committee.   During this seasonal opportunity, offered every fall and spring, student and faculty volunteers …

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