AHS students capture awards in Montgomery County Bar Association Law Day contest

In honor of Law Day 2021, the Montgomery County Bar Association held a collage and essay contest.  High school juniors and seniors that are residents of Montgomery County were invited to submit a collage and one page essay regarding their artwork and its relevance to the Rule of Law.   Click here to view a Facebook …

Mangino Chevrolet supports Puppets in Education initiative

Tecler Elementary School sends a big thank you out to Mangino Chevrolet here in Amsterdam for funding our Virtual Puppets in Education assembly. Puppets in Education supports stress/anxiety workshops and programs for both primary age and intermediate grade students. Two assemblies were held for both in person and Remote Only Learners. Students were encouraged to …

Tecler readers raise $2,375 for Ronald McDonald Charities

Students at Tecler Elementary School participated in the Read for Ronald McDonald House Charities program raising $2,3750 in April. Principal John Miller and Vice Principal Tina O’Brian, along with teachers Diane Buanno and Cassandra Carter awarded the students with prizes and certificates for giving their time to read and earning donations to support sick children …

Silent Wings visits McNulty Academy

Look whooooo visited McNulty Academy! The Silent Wings Program brought some very special birds for the students to learn about. Silent Wings provides educational programs for students to see live birds of prey and to learn about the impressive adaptations and behaviors of these animals. McNulty was visited by about three different kinds of owls, …

Residents approve 2021-22 budget and propositions, reelect two school board members to new terms

Greater Amsterdam School District residents voted 322-129 (71%) today (May 18) to approve a $79,310,619 proposed budget for the 2021-22 school year which includes no increase in the district tax levy while maintaining the same level of educational programming. Next year’s spending plan totals $79,310,619 and represents an increase of 4.47 percent or $3,391,701 over …

Important notice for LLA/AHS students requiring transportation

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO LYNCH LITERACY AND AMSTERDAM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS REQUIRING TRANSPORTATION All Lynch Literacy Academy and Amsterdam High school students are scheduled to return to in-person learning May 20. This will be a 4-day schedule with Wednesdays remaining as Remote Only Learning. ***PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CHANGES TO OUR BUS SCHEDULE*** These routes cover …

Grade 6-11 students to shift to 4 day in-person instruction beginning May 20

GASD parents and students, This letter is being sent to provide you with an update on the district’s plans for shifting students in grades 6-11 to in-person instruction four days per week beginning Thursday, May 20. This change essentially ends the need for the middle and high school level Purple and Gold hybrid groupings we …

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