AHS student inducted into Tri-M Music Honor Society

The Amsterdam High School Chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society held its induction ceremony on January 27. Tri-M is a National Music Honor Society that brings choral and band students together who have demonstrated excellence in musicianship, service, and volunteerism in the music program. 16 new juniors and seniors were inducted in a ceremony …

McNulty Academy students shifting to Remote Only Learning on Friday, Jan. 28

As a result of key staff shortages due to COVID-19, all McNulty Academy students will shift to a Remote Only Learning schedule on Friday, January 28.  Students should not report to school that day but login with their teachers on Google Classroom for remote assignments, etc. Chromebooks were handed out to students today. Staff should …

Sign up today for 2022 Amsterdam’s Got Talent Show and Multicultural Celebration

The 2022 Amsterdam’s Got Talent Show and Multicultural Celebration will be held on Friday, March 4. It will include entertainment, refreshments, displays, activities, and fun! The Multicultural Celebration will begin at 5 p.m. in the Commons and the Talent Show will begin at 7 p.m. in the Bert DeRose Theater at Amsterdam High School. Our …

Lynch Literacy Academy student arrested today for making social media threat against the school

Amsterdam Police arrested a youth today for allegedly making a threat against Lynch Literacy Academy on social media. The youth was a student at the school, who now faces a felony charge.   The student admitted making the threat but it was not deemed credible by police. The district was notified of the threat about …

Teen arrested for allegedly making threats against GASD schools on social media

Police have arrested a juvenile for allegedly making threats against GASD schools on social media this morning. The teen, a GASD student, will be charged with a felony, police said. “We want to thank the Montgomery County Sheriffs and Amsterdam Police Department for their swift and thorough action in investigating this matter and keeping our …

MCI gets visit from Utica ZooMobile

Fourth graders at Marie Curie Institute had a visit from the Utica ZooMobile last week and an experience that tied into the science curriculum. Students were able to see a Sumatran Chicken named Poe, a Rainbow Boa named Prism, a Leopard Tortoise named Leo, and a Flemish Giant Rabbit named Willow. Students were provided with an educational explanation …

State Education Department cancels January Regents exams, school in session

The New York State Education Department (SED) has announced that all Regents examinations scheduled for Jan. 25-28, 2022 have been canceled. All Amsterdam High School students should report to school on their normal schedule that week. SED issued a statement about the canceled exams. GASD will keep families updated as further information is received from SED. At …

Barkley announces Spelling Bee finalists

Congratulations, to this year’s 2021-22 Spelling Bee finalists from Barkley Elementary School. All participants are to be commended for their hard work and effort. The finalists are Shea Davie (4th grader), Tianna Smith (5th grader), Levi Lorenson (5th grader) and Keanna Lewis (5th grader). Finalists will represent Barkley at the GASD District-Wide Spelling Bee, scheduled …

O’Meally stepping down as AHS Principal, Wood appointed interim

The Greater Amsterdam School District announces that Amsterdam High School Principal Tyrone O’Meally is stepping down to accept another position outside the district effective January 14. After three years at GASD, he will become the Executive Director of Secondary Education for the Schenectady City School District. In his place, the GASD Board of Education has …

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