“All Things Marie Curie” Week

March 18-22 was “All Things Marie Curie” Week at Marie Curie Institute. In honor of Women’s History Month, MCI staff are celebrating the school’s namesake with a daily event & Marie Curie trivia question. To kick off the celebratory week, Monday was designated as “Dress like a Scientist Day.” Did you know that Marie Curie …

High School Students Learn about Peace Corp & Paraguay

Students enrolled in Spanish classes at AHS had the unique opportunity to attend a  presentation from Anthony Swingruber who is a former Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay. The students learned  the Peace Corps was founded in 1961 by then President John F. Kennedy, and that since 1961 more than 230,000 Americans have responded to the …

Drama Club to Present ‘BIG the Musical’ April 12-14

The musical is the 1996 Broadway remake of the 1988 movie starring Tom Hanks.  It was originally directed by Penny Marshall.  It follows the story of young 12-year-old Josh Baskin whose now-famous run-in with a run-down “Zoltar Speaks” arcade booth leaves him suddenly 18 years older.  After his famous piano dance, old Josh finds himself in his …

Mock Trial Team Victorious

For over ten years, Amsterdam High School has had a Mock Trial Team that competes with other schools in Montgomery County. The New York Bar Association publishes a fictional case, civil or criminal, and students spend months preparing to try both sides of the case. The Mock Trial team has 12 significant players on the …

Parent survey: Your input is important!

March 6, 2019 The district is conducting a parent survey to assess school climate, academic programs and identify areas for improvement. All GASD parents are encouraged to complete the online survey by March 31. Thank you for your input! GASD school climate survey 

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