Walmart play leads to learning in Curie Pre-K classroom

“Attention Walmart associates! Assistance is needed is the children’s department!” That’s no problem for the youngest students at Marie Curie Institute. They are on the job and ready to help! Meet the newest generation of Walmart kids, 3 and 4-year-olds in teacher Judi Paquette’s Pre-Kindergarten class who are learning the educational concept of “Purposeful Play” …

GASD committee studying potential redistricting plan

The Greater Amsterdam School District formed a committee that is seeking input from parents and community stakeholders in regards to the issues they are studying relative to redistricting our four elementary schools and returning them to home school zones. This committee, which held its first meeting in January, will make recommendations to the GASD Interim …

Students perform Friendship Concert

First and second graders performed at the annual McNulty Academy Friendship Concert Friday. The group sang songs about friendship from popular kids movies. Thank you children and music teacher Cody Chamberlin! View a Friendship Concert Photo Gallery View a Friendship Concert Video Clip

McNulty students participating in Kids Heart Challenge

McNulty Academy students are participating in the Kids Heart Challenge this month. The Kids Heart Challenge is a fun and exciting event where students learn about their heart while helping others by raising money for the American Heart Association. It prepares your child for success through physical and emotional well-being. Heart disease is the leading …

Barkley crowns 2020 Queen of Hearts

Crowning of Queen of Hearts Video Clip First Graders Perform Video Clip Student Dance at Queen of Hearts Ceremony Congratulations to Barley Elementary Kindergarten teacher Jenelle DiMezza who was crowned 2020 Queen of Hearts Feb. 13 by the school’s students and staff. First grade teacher Kelly Fetterly was named Princess of Hearts (runner up) both …

Please take the McNulty student survey

Students: Please take a minute to take our short McNulty student survey using the link below: Click here to take the student survey

GASD receives grant to offer after school program at three schools

The Greater Amsterdam School District has secured a three-year state grant to offer after school learning opportunities to students attending Curie, McNulty and Lynch schools. The program is expected to kick off in the spring. The latest round of funding for the Empire After School Program was announced in February by the Office of Gov. …

Curie students get ‘bird’s-eye view’ of Next Generation Science

Next Generation Science Standards Information For Parents by Grade Clusters (English and Spanish) Next Generation Science Standards Video Information For Parents Video Clip 1 of Curie Bird Science Experiment Video Clip 2 of Curie Bird Science Experiment Video Clip 3 of Curie Bird Science Experiment Curie Bird Science Experiment Photo Gallery The phrase “eats like …

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