GASD received $5,000 Stewart’s COVID relief grant to fund technology purchases

The Greater Amsterdam School District (GASD) has received a $5,000 grant from the Stewart’s COVID-19 Relief Fund to support technology purchases and student learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding, secured through the Capital Region BOCES Grants and Development Service, will be used to purchase: 50 replacement power supplies for portable laptops (“Chromebooks”) used by …

All GASD students shifting to Remote Only Learning Friday, Jan. 22 through Friday, Jan. 29

All GASD staff and families,  Beginning tomorrow, Friday, January 21, ALL GASD students in Pre-K through Grade 12 will be shifting to Remote Only Learning until Monday, February 1 because of the need to quarantine additional teachers and staff districtwide due to possible exposure to COVID-19.  These new developments occurred today as a result of …

Lynch Literacy Academy making gains in School Improvement Plan

Lynch Literacy Academy administrators, teachers and staff from the school FLEX initiative presented to the GASD Board of Education Wednesday night highlighting the LLA School Improvement Plan. Gains have been made half way through the 2020-21 school year in five targeted areas which include Family Engagement, ELA and Math Achievement, Chronic Absenteeism and Social Emotional …

More school shift to extended Remote Only Learning announced today – Monday, Jan. 11

All GASD staff and families, Four GASD schools are now shifting to Remote Only Learning until Thursday, January 21 because of the need to quarantine additional teachers and staff districtwide due to possible exposure to COVID-19. These new developments occurred on Monday after additional contract tracing was completed. In person learning will be on pause …

GASD new Medicare Advantage offerings with CDPHP and MVP, open enrollment ends Feb. 5

The Greater Amsterdam School District is excited to offer two new Medicare Advantage Plans (MAP) as an alternative to your current Medicare health insurance options for District Retirees and their spouses age 65 and over who have District health insurance and Medicare Part A & B coverage. The open enrollment period is in effect through …

Post navigation