LLA students use earned stamps to get gifts at Holiday Shop

Dec. 27, 2018 Students at Lynch Literacy Academy (LLA) had the opportunity to get gifts for loved ones at the school’s annual Holiday Shop. Organized by the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) committee, students used stamps they earned to “purchase” their gifts. Students can earn stamps from staff members throughout the school year for …

AHS welcomes new principal

Dec. 17, 2018 Mr. Tyrone O’Meally will begin as high school principal on Dec. 27. Mr. O’Meally spent the last four years as assistant principal at the Enlarged City School District of Troy. “I would like to thank the Amsterdam community for giving me the opportunity to serve as their high school principal,” said Mr. …

AHS and McNulty students participate in Hour of Code™

Dec. 12, 2018 Amsterdam High School students in the science honor society participated in the Hour of Code™ with McNulty Academy fourth-graders last Wednesday as part of Computer Science Education Week. “We like to set a good example for the younger kids,” said Kelly Kilgallen, a senior and president of the science honor society. “We …

Vision, hearing, scoliosis screenings to be completed in school

Oct. 30, 2018 The district’s School Health Services program supports your student’s academic success by promoting health in the school setting.  One way that we provide care for your student is by performing the health screenings as mandated by the State of New York. A letter will be sent home if the screenings find anything …

Job hunting? Ever considered becoming a bus driver?

Oct 24, 2018 Interested in a career that offers a good work-life balance, job security and leadership opportunities? Consider driving a school bus for the Greater Amsterdam School District. School bus drivers typically work part-time, in the morning and the afternoon with a long break in between. Interested drivers may decide to cover additional afterschool …

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