Rams football program moves concrete at Veteran’s Park

The Amsterdam High School Rams Football Program was a great community partner to the City of Amsterdam earlier this month. On a Saturday in September, a group of football players and coaches helped out at Veteran’s Park, moving about 80,000 pounds of concrete. Thanks to Coach John Homich and everyone who participated … Tommy Ziskin, …

LLA 2019-20 yearbooks are in

We are excited to share that the Lynch Literacy Academy 2019-20 school year yearbooks were finally delivered to us!  We appreciate your patience and will be as flexible as possible with distribution. Are you a Purple or Gold student? (coming to school for in-person learning) You may pick up your 2019-20 yearbook at LLA when …

In school physicals on hold through remainder of 2020

There will be no in school physicals given until at least through 2020 due to health department guidance related to COVID-19.  This includes all sport physicals and required appraisals at all grade levels. New York state will re-evaluate in January whether or not schools can resume physicals in school. View state guidance on physicals

Welcome back to McNulty Academy video

Purple and Gold groups! We are excited to have you back at McNulty Academy. What can you expect to find this school year? Take a look at these video greetings from your Principals (English and Spanish).

School immunization requirements for GASD students even Remote Only Learners

All students entering or attending school in New York state, including distance learning only, must be immunized. Your child may be missing one or more immunizations (shots) for school entry or attendance. Please share this document (download below) with your child’s health care provider (MD, NP, PA) so they can provide the immunizations your child …

Foothills Council to play low-risk, varsity-level contests this fall

After a series of meetings and a thorough review of guidance from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), Section 2 and the NYS Department of Health, the Foothills Council has decided to move forward with playing low-risk fall (season 1) athletics at the varsity level, with a Sept. 21 start date …

GASD announces in-person learning schedule changes

After a more than four-hour meeting tonight (Sept. 16), the Greater Amsterdam Board of Education approved the following  school opening schedule changes for the 2020-21 school year: No change: Start of the Pre-Kindergarten program will continue to be delayed through Nov. 30. Further decisions to be made on when/if this will start due to financial …

Amazon donates cases of school supplies to GASD students/families

Greater Amsterdam Schools’ newest neighbor, Amazon, has started off the school year with a bang by generously donating stacks of school supplies – enough for every student in the school district. View a Photo Gallery of This Project View a  Facebook Story on These Donations Cases upon cases of school supplies arrived at the Amsterdam …

District weighs cost-cutting measures in wake of looming $10 million state aid shortfall

Faced with a potential 20 percent cut in state aid to education in 2020-21 and no federal stimulus help in sight, the Greater Amsterdam School District is continuing to review further cost-cutting measures to persevere through the school year. Superintendent Richard Ruberti will present new alternatives for revenue savings to the Board of Education Wednesday …

Welcome back to Tecler video

Welcome back to Tecler School … a sneak peak of what you will find there. Watch our video at the  link below:

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