District seeks input on potential redistricting plan

The Greater Amsterdam School District is seeking community input via an online survey on the potential redistricting of our four elementary schools and returning them to home school zones. The brief survey will remain open until Friday, Jan. 10 and can be accessed in both English and Spanish. All members of the school community are …

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 …

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 …

How we communicate about school closings and delays

In the event of any weather-related changes to Amsterdam’s school schedules, we encourage you to check the district website and/or consult local media outlets to ensure that you and your child(ren) receive the information as soon as possible. Cancellations, delays or early dismissals are posted on the school district’s website and delivered by robocall to …

AHS students visit Union College

October 29, 2019 On Tuesday, Oct. 22 thirty students from the junior and senior classes visited Union College. Students learned about the current program offerings and toured the campus academic buildings, dormitories, and student union.  AHS students were also treated to lunch in the campus dining hall. The day ended with an informational session regarding …

Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute Informational Session to be held Oct. 9

October 3, 2019 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute Informational Session to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at  6 p.m. at Amsterdam High School Media Center.  All parents and interested students are invited to attend and learn about this unique educational opportunity. About the Program The Late Assemblyman Angelo Del Toro in collaboration with the …

Welcome to Barkley MicroSociety Magnet School for the 2019-20 School Year

On behalf of the staff at Barkley MicroSociety Magnet School, I am happy to welcome you to the 2019-20 school year. Listed below are some items to assist with the start of the school year. We are anticipating an exciting and productive educational year ahead. We look forward to working in partnership with all families …

Five Amsterdam High School Student-Athletes Recognized at April 17 Board of Education Meeting

During the April 17 Board of Education meeting, five athletes were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments. Those that were recognized were seniors Andrew Giaimo, Gabby Stanavich, Jeffrey Brennan, Lauren Santiago, and sophomore Charli Beekman. Giaimo, on the Amsterdam High School Football team, represented the Greater Amsterdam School District as the New York State Football Coaches …

Un mensaje del Comité de Seguridad de Amsterdam High School

Estimado padre o Encargado, Amsterdam High School se compromete a proporcionar un ambiente ordenado y respetuoso que sea propicio a aprender. Para crear y mantener este tipo de ambiente, es necesario regular la conducta pública dentro del edificio escolar, y durante las actividades y funciones de la escuela (COC, pág 13). El director o administrador …

A Message from the Amsterdam High School Safety Committee

Dear Parent or Guardian, Amsterdam High School is committed to providing an orderly, respectful environment that is conducive to learning: To create and maintain this kind of environment, it is necessary to regulate public conduct on school property and at school functions (COC, pg. 13). The school’s administration is responsible to, “address issues of any …

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