AHS virtual graduation & diploma celebration for Class of 2020

The Amsterdam High School Class of 2020 attend a diploma celebration on Saturday, June 27 with their families. Best of luck to this very special class! ‘Capping’ off their senior year in style The Class of 2020 expresses themselves through their decorated caps at June 27’s diploma celebration at Amsterdam High School. Virtual graduation ceremony …

Longtime GASD educators retiring

The Greater Amsterdam School District says goodbye to these longtime educators who are leaving us at the end of the 2019-20 school year for retirement. Together, their careers total more than 125 years of experience serving GASD students. Good luck to them as they start a new chapter in their lives. They will be sorely …

AHS 2020 Student Awards, National Honor Society, NYS Science Honor Society, Smart Scholars graduation

Amsterdam High School held its 2020 student Awards Night ceremony on Thursday, June 11, remotely due to COVID-19. View the awards ceremony recorded on the district YouTube channel. Award winners are also listed below. Class of 2020 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Amsterdam High School 2020 Valedictorian – Matthew Murphy Amsterdam High School 2020 Salutatorian – Rein …

Murphy named 2020 Valedictorian, Desbiens Salutatorian

Murphy named Amsterdam High School’s 2020 Valedictorian The Valedictorian for Amsterdam High School’s Class of 2020 is Matthew Murphy. Murphy’s overall average is a 100.167, achieving this with a schedule filled with honors and Advanced Placement classes. To meet Murphy you would never know that he has achieved great academic honors. He has won numerous …

2020-21 school year schedule available

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 May …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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