Mock Trial Team Victorious

For over ten years, Amsterdam High School has had a Mock Trial Team that competes with other schools in Montgomery County. The New York Bar Association publishes a fictional case, civil or criminal, and students spend months preparing to try both sides of the case. The Mock Trial team has 12 significant players on the …

Immunization Information & Clinic Schedule

2019-20 School Year Immunization Requirements All kids entering 7th, 8th, 9th and 12th grades must have the meningococcal vaccine. Without it, they can’t start school. About the Vaccine: It’s not a new vaccine. It’s been recommended for a decade. Most parents already choose to vaccinate their children. The meningococcal vaccine has been required for school …

Parent survey: Your input is important!

March 6, 2019 The district is conducting a parent survey to assess school climate, academic programs and identify areas for improvement. All GASD parents are encouraged to complete the online survey by March 31. Thank you for your input! GASD school climate survey 

Applications being accepted for PTECH programs

Feb. 28, 2019 Applications are now being accepted for the incoming freshmen classes at the HFM PTECH and Agriculture PTECH programs. PTECH, or Pathways in Technology Early College High School, gives students the opportunity to simultaneously attend high school and earn a two-year degree from a local college at no cost to their families. The …

AHS parent-teacher conference night March 7

Feb. 27, 2019 Please stop in at your convenience and meet with your child’s teachers to discuss their progress during Amsterdam High School’s (AHS) Parent-Teacher Conference Night. When: Thursday, March 7, 2019 Time: 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Where: Amsterdam High School  

AHS names winter ‘Students of the Quarter’

Feb. 19, 2019 The School Climate Committee and the teachers of Amsterdam High School (AHS) are proud to announce that the following students have been recognized as ‘Students of the Quarter’ for winter 2019 for being healthy individuals who exhibit a strong work ethic, resilience and maturity. Being a healthy individual is one of the …

Be aware of the “Momo Challenge”

Feb. 8, 2019 We have recently become aware of a social media challenge targeting children and young adults called the “Momo Challenge,” which has created concern throughout the country due to its disturbing nature. The “Momo Challenge” can be found on WhatsApp (a free smartphone messaging application) and on Facebook. This “challenge” involves a frightening …

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