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 …

New Coronavirus update for parents

This information is provided by the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Education Department Dear Parent/Guardian, A new coronavirus called 2019 Novel (new) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was first found in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. This virus had not been found in humans before. This coronavirus can lead to fever, cough and …

Amsterdam Schools mourn the loss of their great alum Kirk Douglas

The Greater Amsterdam School District mourns the loss of their great alumni Kirk Douglas, who died today at the age of 103.  Born Issur Danielovitch Demsky in December, 1916 in Amsterdam, Douglas first became interested in drama when he attended Wilbur Lynch High School (now  Amsterdam High School). Encouraged by his teacher, Louise Livingston, he participated in …

Tecler January highest class attendance winners

Congratulations to Tecler’s highest class attendance winners for the month of January. Mrs. Barrone’s first grade class (above) and Mrs. Killane/Ms. York’s third grade class (below) both recorded 95 percent attendance rates for the month.  Also an extra special recognition to Mrs. Killane and Ms. York’s class as this is their third month of recognition …

McNulty holds Super Bowl of Multiplication

Daily Gazette story   The eighth annual Super Bowl of Multiplication at the R.J. McNulty Academy for International Studies & Literacy Magnet School in Amsterdam was a good-old-fashioned shootout. Final score: 64-56.   The best multipliers in McNulty’s trio of third-grade classes squared off Friday in what has become an annual celebration of multiplication and …

Amsterdam welcomes B-P students to join lacrosse teams

Members of both the Greater Amsterdam School District and  Broadalbin Perth’s Board of Education have approved a proposal to allow Broadalbin-Perth students to try out for Amsterdam’s boys and girls lacrosse teams for the spring 2020 season. The team will play under Amsterdam’s banner but will practice and play home games at both Amsterdam and …

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