AHA students please register online for course electives

Hello parents,  I hope all is well, and please take the necessary precautions to stay healthy.  You are receiving this notice because we have to prepare your child’s schedules for the 2020-2021 school year. To complete this process, we need their electives. Electives are non-core classes that they get to choose.  For example, Drawing and …

School board meet updates

The remote GASD Board of Education meeting scheduled for April 8 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 15, at 6 p.m. to give the district more time to prepare the 2020-21 district budget. The meeting will still be held remotely. An executive session on school board meeting will be held on Thursday, April 9, at …

Letter to AHS & LLA families about learning at home

Dear grades 6-12 families, We want to thank you for your flexibility and support in helping students continue learning during these unprecedented times. As you know, out of the necessity of the moment, we have moved rapidly toward remote learning.  As of April 1st, we began implementing online learning through google classroom.  Teachers will post …

COVID-19 update: April 1 – Instruction will continue through spring break, School budget vote/elections postponed, No in-person tax payments

Given that this is a fluid and potentially rapidly developing situation, we will use this web page to share information and resources as the circumstances warrant. Any time-sensitive, critical information will be shared via the district’s School Messenger notification system, which can send e-mails, text messages and phone calls. Please check back frequently for updates April 1, 2020 …

Instructional information and resources for students/families

GASD learning from home instruction begins April 1 The mission of GASD is to educate and prepare all students to reach their potential, discover their purpose and be engaged community members. The COVID-19/Coronavirus public health emergency has challenged us to find new ways to stay focused on this mission. A longer than expected closure of …

Lybolt named 2020 Collaborative Teacher of the Year

Rosanne Lybolt, an Instructional Coach at Marie Curie Institute, has been named 2020 Collaborative Teacher of the Year by the HFM BOCES School Library System. Lybolt was nominated for the award by MCI media specialist Laura Campagna for her “enthusiastic” collaboration with Campagna in the library with her students. Lybolt exhibited excellence in working collaboratively …

All school board meetings to be broadcast online until further notice

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the closure of all GASD schools and offices, all Board of Education meetings will now be broadcast online until further notice. Gov. Cuomo, by executive order, has made revisions to New York State’s Open Meeting Law to allow this change due to public health concerns surrounding large group gatherings. …

McNulty Read for Ronald McDonald House raises over $500

Congratulations to McNulty Academy students and families who participated recently in the Read for Ronald McDonald House program and raised $540 for the organization.   “Read for Ronald McDonald House encourages children in their achievements in reading, a core skill that is vital to their future success in life’,” the website notes. “By participating in …

Student meal distribution information during school closures

Breakfast and Lunch for Students The Greater Amsterdam School District is committed to continuing to serve our students meals during the scheduled school closure.  The District will provide “grab and go” meals to students during the school closure period. The following schools are open from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., weekdays throughout the school closure: Amsterdam …

LLA Kindness Club promotes random acts of kindness

A belated Shout Out to Lynch Literacy Academy and students who participated in the Kindness Club’s February Random Acts of Kindness Challenge. The top photo is a shot of our members who created the daily challenges, the bottom photos is of our students who turned in their calendars. Students were presented with Certificates of Participation, …

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