Ramos to run track at CCSU

Congratulations to Amsterdam High School senior Chaun’J Ramos, who signed a letter of intent to attend Central Connecticut State University and run track. A signing ceremony was held June 16 in the AHS gym with his coaches and family beside him. Ramos was a five-year member of the AHS Varsity Track team and a member …

Tecler names Assistant Principals for a Day

Four Tecler Elementary School students were chosen recently as Assistant Principals for a Day based on their essays as to why they should be chosen for that assignment. Take a look at a Facebook photo gallery: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=AmsterdamSchools&set=a.4038555772906201

Tecler hosts Career Day

The Student Lighthouse (Government) at Tecler Elementary School hosted a Career Day for students. Access the following link to view a Facebook photo gallery of this event: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=AmsterdamSchools&set=a.4038523096242802

Four AHS athletes sign letters of intent to play soccer/football/basketball in college

Congratulations to four Amsterdam High School senior athletes, who signed letters of intent Wednesday (June 9) to attend college and continue their sports careers in soccer, football or basketball. A signing ceremony was held in the Amsterdam High School gym with their coaches, family and friends by their side. Josiah Newborn Josiah Newborn will be …

AHS names Valedictorian, Salutatorian, Class of 2021 top graduates

Valedictorian – David Bertuch The Valedictorian of the Amsterdam High School Class of 2021 is David Bertuch. Bertuch, who is graduating with an overall average of 100.23, has taken the most challenging courses during his four years in high school and excelled at every challenge. This includes a schedule packed with honors level, Advanced Placement …

GASD welcomes Morrison as new HR Supervisor

The Greater Amsterdam School District welcomes Erik J.A. Morrison as its new Human Resources Supervisor. He began in this position on May 31. Morrison comes to the district from the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex (WSWHE) Board of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES) where he had worked in various roles since 2015 including Personnel Development & Improvement Generalist. WSWHE BOCES …

Mask and social distancing still required in schools Monday

GASD parents and staff, On Friday, June 4, the New York State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Howard A. Zucker, issued a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) which indicated that, absent information from the CDC to the contrary, effective Monday, June 7, New York State public schools may lift the mask wearing requirement for …

Christopher to play football at U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Congratulations to Amsterdam High School senior Alejandro Christopher, who signed a letter of intent Tuesday to attend the United States Coast Guard Academy and play football as a linebacker. A signing ceremony was held in the Amsterdam High School gym with his coaches, family and friends by his side. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy recognized …

Girls Soccer team works at Green Cemetery

Members of the Amsterdam High School Varsity Girls Lacrosse team, some MCJROTC students, went to Green Hill Cemetery on May 28 just before Memorial Day and helped replace old flags and placements for Veterans dating all the way back since the Civil War.  

AHS students capture awards in Montgomery County Bar Association Law Day contest

In honor of Law Day 2021, the Montgomery County Bar Association held a collage and essay contest.  High school juniors and seniors that are residents of Montgomery County were invited to submit a collage and one page essay regarding their artwork and its relevance to the Rule of Law.   Click here to view a Facebook …

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