Important update on in-person and Remote Only Learning

The district and school offices continue to receive daily phone calls and messages about in-person and Remote Only Learning changes. School schedules and bus routes have been finalized at this point so we apologize but the district can no longer accommodate changes of any kind. Please be aware that: The deadline has passed to sign …

Foothills Council to play low-risk, varsity-level contests this fall

After a series of meetings and a thorough review of guidance from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), Section 2 and the NYS Department of Health, the Foothills Council has decided to move forward with playing low-risk fall (season 1) athletics at the varsity level, with a Sept. 21 start date …

GASD announces in-person learning schedule changes

After a more than four-hour meeting tonight (Sept. 16), the Greater Amsterdam Board of Education approved the following  school opening schedule changes for the 2020-21 school year: No change: Start of the Pre-Kindergarten program will continue to be delayed through Nov. 30. Further decisions to be made on when/if this will start due to financial …

Amazon donates cases of school supplies to GASD students/families

Greater Amsterdam Schools’ newest neighbor, Amazon, has started off the school year with a bang by generously donating stacks of school supplies – enough for every student in the school district. View a Photo Gallery of This Project View a  Facebook Story on These Donations Cases upon cases of school supplies arrived at the Amsterdam …

District weighs cost-cutting measures in wake of looming $10 million state aid shortfall

Faced with a potential 20 percent cut in state aid to education in 2020-21 and no federal stimulus help in sight, the Greater Amsterdam School District is continuing to review further cost-cutting measures to persevere through the school year. Superintendent Richard Ruberti will present new alternatives for revenue savings to the Board of Education Wednesday …

Welcome back to Tecler video

Welcome back to Tecler School … a sneak peak of what you will find there. Watch our video at the  link below:

NYSPHSAA: Football, volleyball, cheer seasons postponed til spring

High school football, volleyball, and competitive cheer will be sitting on the sidelines this fall. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced Sept. 9 that those seasons will be postponed until March 1, to address concerns about high-risk fall sports. This includes practices. Low and moderate-risk sports can begin on Sept. …

LLA welcome letter and first weeks of school information

Please access the following link for a Lynch Literacy Academy welcome letter and links to important information for the 2020-21 school year: LLA Welcome Letter and Informational Links Updated LLA First Weeks of School Schedule

Please return your Free and Reduced Lunch eligibility form

Download CEP Eligibility Form for the 2020-2021 School Year Dear GASD parent/guardian, By now you have probably received in the mail your Free and Reduced Lunch eligibility form for the 2020-21 school year from the Greater Amsterdam School District. Whether your student has signed up for Remote Learning Only or in-person instruction as part of …

Pre-K program suspended through Nov. 30, Kindergarten in-person instruction postponed until Oct. 5

Dear Pre-K and Kindergarten families, We know these are uncertain times as our youngest students prepare to begin their school careers. That being said, the Greater Amsterdam School District is committed to providing them when possible with a positive and meaningful learning experience, while keeping them healthy and safe. This letter is to inform you …

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