Tecler Student Lighthouse spreads Random Acts of Kindness

Student Lighthouse – the Student Government at Tecler Elementary School – has been working hard on spreading kindness for the past month and would like to share a slideshow of their Random Acts of Kindness. Student Lighthouse advisors are Chrissy Mabie and Caitlyn Braemer. View a Facebook Photo Gallery

Tecler COVID-19 notification

Dear Tecler Students, Families and Staff, Greater Amsterdam School District administrators were notified that a member of the Tecler Elementary School community was laboratory confirmed positive for COVID-19. The individual’s last day in the building was Nov. 30. Upon receiving the information, district officials immediately began working with the Montgomery County Department of Health to …

LLA Turkey Trot top students

Lynch Literacy Academy students participated in our 7th annual Turkey Trot that consisted of a 1-mile virtual run. The 7 top students (not in any particular order) were: Rocco Natale Jr.,, Seamus Clary, Malaki Sheldon, Harrison Hilts, Angel Figueroa Leila Brooks and Avery Crain. View a Facebook Photo Gallery

Important COVID-19 state color zone information

GASD staff, parents/guardians, If you’ve watched the news recently or simply had conversations with friends, relatives or neighbors the topic undoubtedly centers around COVID-19. Will schools be forced to go to all remote instruction again? Will businesses be forced to close?  What are these color-coded COVID “hotspot” regions the government is talking about and what …

COVID-19 notification – Lynch Literacy Academy

Dear GASD parent/guardian or staff, The district learned on Sunday, Nov.29 that a member of the Lynch Literacy Academy community has tested positive for COVID-19. The infected person traveled during the holiday break but tested negative before departing. Upon returning to New York State, however, the person then tested COVID-19 positive. This testing is part …

COVID-19 notification – Barkley School

Dear GASD parent/guardian or staff, The district learned on Friday, Nov.27 that a member of the Barkley Elementary School community has tested positive for COVID-19. The infected, however, was a Remote Only Learning student and never reported to school in-person, thus never came in contact with other students or staff on school grounds. The student …

No Pre-K student transportation available, program begins Dec. 1

This is a note to all Pre-Kindergarten parents in the Greater Amsterdam School District. Just a reminder that the UPK program will be starting up next Tuesday, Dec. 1 and we are pleased to be welcoming back our students. Some people have called us regarding pupil transportation for the program. This is a reminder that …

Tecler decorating for the holidays

With the holidays right around the corner, Tecler Elementary School teachers, students and staff have been doing some decorating around the building to get into the spirit! View a Facebook photo gallery of this event

Barkley hold Google and Give Turkey Trot

Barkley Elementary School held its Google and Give Turkey Trot this week. Students both in-person at school and learning online remotely were encouraged to participate. This is an annual event that encourages active lifestyle and encourages students and staff to donate non-perishable food items for local families in need. Happy Thanksgiving!

Important changes to student meal distribution program effective Dec. 2

The Greater Amsterdam School District announces some changes to its student meal distribution program.  Beginning Dec. 2, meals will be distributed only once a week on Wednesdays and all families MUST COMPLETE an online Google form each Friday prior to meal distribution in order to collect the grab and go meals. Here is the link …

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