AHS CCP students learn project based art from local pro

Amsterdam High School 10th graders in the College and Career Pathways program had an opportunity to work with Erin Quillinan from the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts in Gloversville this week. Quillinan is a professional artist who shared how she was able to use her art/music talent and turn it into a career.  She …

Barkley Law Enforcement Day tribute

William Barkley Elementary School students and staff paid tribute to local law enforcement on Jan. 8 with a parade of heroes right outside their classrooms. Law Enforcement Day was sponsored by the school Student Council. Council members carried the thank you banner and served refreshments at a post parade reception. Thanks law enforcement for all …

Cobleskill Histotechnology professor visits AHS science classes

Adam Tegnander, assistant professor at SUNY-Cobleskill in the Histotechnology Department, visited Amsterdam High School Jan. 8 to present to students and generate interest in the field of Histotechnology and in the program at SUNY-Cobleskill. He visited five science classes (physics, chemistry, forensics, AP biology and AP physics), unveiling organs and specimens that would be analyzed …

Tecler December highest class attendance winners

Congratulations to Tecler’s highest class attendance winners for the month of December.  Ms. Heigel’s fourth grade class (above) and Ms. Killane/Ms. York’s third grade class (below) both had 94 percent attendance rates.

Amsterdam superintendent search underway

The Greater Amsterdam School District Board of Education has officially launched the search for a new superintendent of schools. The posting can be found at: www.hfmboces.org/AmsterdamSearch. The deadline to apply for the position is Feb. 20, 2020. The position is also posted on several education job boards with professional organizations including the School Administrators Association of …

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