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 …

GASD to continue remote learning for the ESY Program this summer

Governor Cuomo signed an Executive Order earlier in June allowing school districts the option of running in-person summer programs for students with special needs. GASD has had several discussions with the Department of Health, surrounding school districts, and New York State Department of Education to consider what action to take. Our first priority remains the …

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 …

LLA 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony

Please enjoy watching the LLA 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony video and join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the students.  Congratulations and best of luck to everyone!

Elementary students earn PE Leadership Awards

The New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance has announced 2020 winners of Physical Education Leadership Awards honoring students from Barley, McNulty, Marie Curie and Tecler schools. The students were selected based upon their excellence in physical education, leadership ability and service to the community. See the video below for this …

AHS announces graduation plans for Class of 2020

Two-day event to feature virtual ceremony and diploma celebration Amsterdam High School, amid COVID-19 restrictions, has announced some exciting and unique graduation plans for the Class of 2020. AHS will hold a two-day event to honor this year’s senior class kicking off with a virtual ceremony at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 26 followed by …

Water fountain wins LLA Participatory Budgeting Project 2020

Congratulations to Lynch Literacy Academy sixth grader Laylanie Nadolny, who is the winner of the LLA Participatory Budgeting Project 2020 competition. Laylanie proposed a water fountain for the school. During this past school year, Lynch Literacy Academy received a grant to support the Participatory Budgeting Project. The Participatory Budgeting Project was led by advisors and …

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 …

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