Amsterdam’s LaMont hits a home run in signing with St. Joseph’s University softball

Amsterdam Recorder Story Whether it’s Amsterdam senior softball star Shelby LaMont’s patience at the plate, her quick release from behind the dish to throw out runners at second base or during a powerful performance over the summer that allowed her to make her college commitment. On Tuesday afternoon, LaMont celebrated her decision to become Amsterdam …

Tecler 2021 Turkey Trot winners

Tecler Elementary School students participated in its annual Tecler Turkey Trot during Physical Education classes this week. Students are to be commended for their effort and sportsmanship. Top finishers received prize turkeys donated by Hannaford and Price Chopper of Amsterdam. Families may stop by the main office Friday Nov. 19 for pick up. Pictured are …

GASD to present motivational speaker Reggie Dabbs Nov. 22-23

The Greater Amsterdam School District is pleased to present Reggie Dabbs, one of the premiere motivational speakers for children and adults alike. Click here to learn more about Reggie Dabbs or what his video below Dabbs will be in our schools speaking to GASD students and staff on Monday, Nov. 22 and Tuesday, Nov. 23. …

Tecler Elementary named a Leader in Me Lighthouse School by FranklinCovey Education

Tecler Elementary School has been certified and named as a Leader in Me Lighthouse School by FranklinCovey Education for the “extraordinary impact” it is having on staff, students, parents, and the greater community. Click here to learn more about the Tecler Leader in Me program Leader in Me is an evidence-based, K-12 comprehensive whole-school transformation …

GASD Polar Plungers raise $3,250 for Special Olympics NY

A team from the Greater Amsterdam School District braved the elements on Nov. 13 and participated in the Polar Plunge at Lake George. The team solicited sponsors in advanced and for their chilling efforts raised $3,250 to support Special Olympics NY. Thank you to everyone who donated to this very worthy cause and to our …

Focus on career readiness paying dividends for AHS graduates

One of the proudest moments in a young adult’s life is walking across the stage and receiving a high school diploma in front of their family and friends. The diploma is a universal symbol of educational accomplishment since the age of 5, setting the foundation for continued achievement for teens in college and careers. But …

AHS Smart Scholars hold mock Career Fair

  Eleventh graders in the Smart Scholars program recently conducted a mock Career Fair at Amsterdam High School. Students researched various careers they were interested in pursuing, then created websites that included interviews, video clips, and pertinent information related to those careers. As “experts,” they shared their information with other students and even provided promotional …

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