McNulty students learn about fire prevention

October is National Fire Prevention Month. The goal of Fire Prevention Month is to raise fire safety awareness and help ensure your home and family are protected. The Amsterdam Fire Department, in collaboration with the school district, arranged to run demonstrations for the elementary students and visited McNulty Academy. Here, students got a firsthand view …

AHS Drama Club to stage fall play Eurydice Nov. 12 & 13

We are happy to announce the Amsterdam High School Drama Club FALL PLAY for the year is EURYDICE by Sarah Ruhl. We are SO EXCITED that we can have IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE and ONLINE VIEWING as well. Access this link for complete show information: https://www.gasd.org/drama/

Steps parents should take to resolve P-EBT payment issues

GASD has recently been receiving calls from concerned parents in reference to their child’s P-EBT benefits. Some parents say they have reached out to OTDA (Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance) by phone in an attempt to resolve these concerns, only to be referred back to their school district. This is incorrect and the payment …

AHS grad Brown inducted into Capital District Track and Field HOF

Congratulations to Amsterdam High School graduate Izaiah Brown, who was inducted into the Capital District Track and Field Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 23. Brown was a five-year eligible inductee. He was a member of the Amsterdam High School Class of 2015, and the Rutgers University Class of 2019. How talented was Amsterdam’s lzaiah …

Recognizing the GASD Board of Education

NYSSBA sponsors School Board Recognition Week to recognize school board members for their commitment to New York public school children. Recognizing school board member service should be a year-round endeavor, but designating one week to highlight these volunteers’ efforts ensures they receive some of the thanks they deserve. School Board Recognition Week is an opportunity …

McNulty Academy celebrates Unity Day against bullying

McNulty Academy celebrated Unity Day today, October 20. Unity Day is a day where students and staff wore and shared orange to send a visible message that no child should ever experience bullying. Instead, they support kindness, acceptance and inclusion. Students hung orange decorations at the school and a paper chain in the cafeteria. The …

Oct. 16 GASD Golf Classic for Educational Foundation postponed

The first Golf Classic for the Greater Amsterdam Educational Foundation scheduled for October 16 at Amsterdam Muny Golf Course has been postponed due to limited participation. The classic will be rescheduled for the spring of 2022 with the new date and information announced soon. 

Barkley experiences Fire Prevention Month

October is National Fire Prevention Month. The goal of Fire Prevention Month is to raise fire safety awareness and help ensure your home and family are protected. The Amsterdam Fire Department, in collaboration with the school district, arranged to run demonstrations for the elementary students. Battalion Chief Jablonski, Lieutenant Iannotti, and Firefighter Hendricks brought the …

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