McNulty holds ‘Someone Special’ dance

McNulty Academy held its “Someone Special” dance on March 12. The dance was organized by the McNulty PTA. Administrators, teachers, students and their families, and community members, both attended the dance and worked as volunteers. Local D.J. Mike Garrasi of Music Man Entertainment provided the music for the event.

AHS students participated in the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute conference

A group of Amsterdam High School students participated in the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute conference last weekend. Astrid Ihvana Fuentes-Dimas, a senior at AHS, was chosen by the directors to have the honor of sitting in Angelo Santabarbara’s chair at the New York State Assembly.  She was also asked to be the invocation speaker …

AHS students capture C-SPAN video award on gun safety

Three Amsterdam High School students earned an award in the C-SPAN network’s StudentCam Competition.   Seniors Jacob Greco, Tyler Krackow, and Matthew Murphy received an honorable mention prize from a field that included documentaries from over 5,300 students representing 44 states and Washington, DC. Students addressed the theme, “What’s Your Vision in 2020?” and were …

Curie creates Sensory Adventure path for students

Physical and Occupational Therapy staff and art teachers have created a Sensory Adventure path at the Curie Institute to be used by regular and special education students. A sensory path is a colorful, creative and playful way for kids to build sensory pathways, connections in the brain that are responsible for sight, touch, sound, etc., …

Tecler fifth graders & kindergartners celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday

Ms. Kahan’s fifth grade class at Tecler Elementary School got together with its kindergarten buddy class (Mrs. Duchessi’s class) last week to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with some green eggs and ham. The students predicted whether or not they would like it, they tried it, they drew what their faces looked like when they tried …

Curie Institute celebrates Read Across America Day

Marie Curie Institute celebrated Read Across America Day last week with a variety of mystery guests from school, law enforcement, firefighting and community volunteering to read their favorite books to students throughout the day. The mystery readers were greeted in the main office with coffee, donuts, and chocolate roses. The students had a blast with …

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