COVID-19 cases update – Friday, September 17, 2021

GASD staff, students and families, Greater Amsterdam School District administrators have been notified of the following confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 reported to us during the time period from the start of school and summer sports practices and band camps to Friday, September 17, 2021. The cases are as follows: Tecler Elementary School – 1 …

Butterfield (Gosh), Debrosky new administrative team at Curie

The Greater Amsterdam School District announces the appointment of Meaghan Butterfield (Gosh) as the new Principal of Marie Curie Institute and Krystal Debrosky as the new Assistant Principal. Butterfield (Gosh) has been Marie Curie’s Assistant Principal since September, 2019 and has been an educator in the area for 11 years. She will officially begin her …

McNulty names new administrative team of Holehan and Valente

The Greater Amsterdam School District announces the appointment of Nicole Holehan as the new Principal of R.J. McNulty Academy and Jessica Valente as the new Assistant Principal. Holehan has been an educational administrator and teacher in the Saratoga County area for 16 years. She will officially begin in the district on Aug. 3. She replaces …

Rad named new Barkley Elementary School Principal

Nancy Rad is leaving her position as Community Schools Coordinator to become the new principal at Barkley Elementary School, the Greater Amsterdam School District has announced. She will begin in her new position on August 16, replacing Donna Decker who is retiring. “I am excited at the opportunity to unite my experience, my openness to …

Lewis appointed new LLA Principal

The Greater Amsterdam School District announces the appointment of Dr. Matthew Lewis (Ed. D.) as the new Principal of Lynch Literacy Academy. Lewis has been an educational administrator and teacher in the area for some 20 years. He was appointed to the LLA position at the July Board of Education meeting after a lengthy interview …

GASD awarded Farm to School grant to add three more greenhouses

Greater Amsterdam School District has been awarded a $64,000 federal grant to expand its edible garden program to three more elementary schools. The Farm to Schools grant, announced in July, comes from the United States Department of Agriculture (USGA). The money will be used during the 2021-22 school year to add three more district greenhouses …

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