AHS Chapter of the National Tri M music honor society inducts 16 students

On Monday, Nov. 25 the Amsterdam High School chapter of the National Tri M music honor society inducted 16 new Sophomore and Junior choral and band members who were nominated by a teacher for excellence in leadership, volunteerism, and musicianship. Senior members received their honor cords for graduation and percussion advisor, Devin Martell was inducted …

New assistant principal named for Tecler Elementary

Earlier this week, students and staff welcomed Tina O’Brien as the new assistant principal at Tecler Elementary. O’Brien, a seasoned elementary teacher, and building administrator will join the Tecler family after working in the field of education for 23 years.  In her role, she will provide direct support to Principal Miller, assisting with day-to-day operations, …

Tecler celebrates class with highest attendance for the month of November

According to the New York State Department of Education Children who get to school each day have a better chance of learning and succeeding.  For the month of November, Tecler celebrates the class with the highest attendance. Congratulations to Mr. Malpass’ 5th-grade class.  They had a 99 percent attendance rate.  

Congratulations to the spelling bee finalists at Tecler Elementary

Tecler Elementary held its school spelling bee on Thursday, Dec. 5.  Twenty-nine 4th and 5th grade students competing to be one of the top four spellers. Congratulations to the four finalists who will be going to the district-wide Spelling Bee at Lynch in January.  Left to right: Mingkai (Kevin) Chen, Ian Ossenkop, Christian Bull and …

GASD to host redistricting community forum on Thursday, Dec. 12

The Greater Amsterdam School District will hold a redistricting community forum on Thursday, Dec 12 at 6 p.m. at Lynch Literacy Academy Auditorium. The forum is open to the public and will include a presentation of the proposed redistricting plan and committee process, as well as a Q&A period facilitated by district administrators. Read more …

A message from the Amsterdam High School Nurse

At this time there has been one confirmed case of pertussis at Amsterdam High School.  The case was confirmed on 11/26/19.  The period of time the student was contagious was 11/4-11/11. Montgomery County Public Health has been monitoring the situation. The high school nurse will be monitoring students for signs and symptoms, if such should …

Services to be held at Amsterdam High School for Mr. Bert DeRose

Funeral services for Mr. Bert DeRose who devoted his career to the students and community of Amsterdam will be held at Amsterdam High School on Saturday, Dec. 7. Mr. DeRose enjoyed his educational career as a teacher, a drama coach, and an administrator.  His forty years in the profession were always directed to instill the …

Amsterdam high school players hit the ice on Friday, Nov. 29

Amsterdam High School players are hitting the ice for the first time as they join other students to play on a local merged hockey team called the Mohawks. The Mohawks are the longest-running merged team in Section II. Students from both Schenectady and Niskayuna joined forces back in the mid-1980s in order to be eligible …

McNulty raises money to support local food pantry program

McNulty faculty and students celebrated their efforts to raise nearly $1,300 in support of  Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties at a school assembly on Monday, Nov.  25.  The donations raised by the school community will go towards supporting the organization’s local food pantry program and allow the non-profit to spend more than $10,000 …

Board of Education President Dr. Nellie Bush receives honor from New York State Assembly

Amsterdam Board of Education President Dr. Nellie Bush has been named a New York State Assembly Women of Distinction Honoree. Dr. Bush was chosen by Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara as part of a select group of women who represent the qualities of leadership and dedication to their community.  Many of the honorees have overcome battles, given …

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