CPR training kits donated to GASD

Sept. 27, 2018 St. Mary’s Hospital and the American Heart Association have donated training CPR kits to the Greater Amsterdam School District. 

PSAT Prep Live starts Sept. 29

Sept. 26, 2018 High school students can get free, live online prep for the PSAT from Kaplan experts the weekends of September 29 and October 6.  Even if your student can’t attend, all enrollees get access to the live recordings through email.   Sign up here

District takes steps to sanitize all schools

Sept. 21, 2018 Information regarding Coxsackie virus As an update to the letter parents received yesterday regarding a viral infection, all areas of each school building have been sanitized. Parents should continue to encourage their children to wash their hands regularly. Read more information about the importance of thorough hand washing. What is hand, foot …

Parent Today: Statistics show importance of hand-washing

September 20, 2018 If you had a nickel for every time you told your children to wash their hands, you’d be rich, right? Think you’re wasting your breath? Consider these statistics from Blue Cross/Blue Shield: Nearly 189 million school days are missed every year due to the common cold. 126 million work days are missed …

BOE Public Hearing scheduled for Sept. 19

Sept. 14, 2018 The Greater Amsterdam School will hold a public hearing regarding the use of the district’s Repair Reserve. The meeting will be held at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in the Media Center of the Amsterdam High School.

AHS students: Want to run for Homecoming Court?

Sept. 13, 2018 Want to run for Homecoming Court? See your English teacher or Mrs. Kochan in A-25 for a petition. All completed petitions are due to Mrs. Kochan in A-25, no later than 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20. Voting will take place in English classes on Monday, Sept. 24 and Tuesday, Sept. 25.

All students must prove immunization by Sept. 24

Sept. 11, 2018 NYS Public Health Law Section 2164, requires that schools not permit a child to attend school unless — and until— the parent provides the school with a certificate of immunization.  The Greater Amsterdam School District MUST comply with this NYS Education Department requirement. As such, any student not immunized must be excluded from attending school …

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