Fall sports dates announced

June 20, 2019 High School Fall sports for all JV and Varsity teams are scheduled to start on Monday, August 19. Middle School Team Fall sports will begin on Tuesday, September 3. All athletes MUST have current physical on file in the school health office to be eligible to try out for teams. .

Five Amsterdam High School Student-Athletes Recognized at April 17 Board of Education Meeting

During the April 17 Board of Education meeting, five athletes were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments. Those that were recognized were seniors Andrew Giaimo, Gabby Stanavich, Jeffrey Brennan, Lauren Santiago, and sophomore Charli Beekman. Giaimo, on the Amsterdam High School Football team, represented the Greater Amsterdam School District as the New York State Football Coaches …

High School Job Fair – May 23!

Looking for a job or internship? Join us for the high school job fair! Thursday, May 23, 2019 9 AM – 11 AM Amsterdam High School Commons Please be prepared to fill out applications onsite and possibly interview with potential employers! Chromebooks will be set up to complete online job applications! Don’t forget to dress …

Rams Read Event with Teachers

These high school teachers (and their students) participated in the Rams Read event with McNulty students last week! Sharon Trova and the Science National Honor Society, Phil Parillo and NCBI students, Bill Nelson and the drama club, and Anna Collie and Christina Strange with LOTE students. The first photo illustrates the power of sharing what …

Girls varsity basketball team visits Barkley Elementary

Jan. 29, 2019 For the third year in a row, members of the Amsterdam High School (AHS) girls varsity basketball team visited Barkley Elementary School to read to the younger students. “Our principal, Mrs. Donna Decker, is a big supporter of our high school student-athletes and when I asked her if we could come to Barkley …

AHS welcomes new principal

Dec. 17, 2018 Mr. Tyrone O’Meally will begin as high school principal on Dec. 27. Mr. O’Meally spent the last four years as assistant principal at the Enlarged City School District of Troy. “I would like to thank the Amsterdam community for giving me the opportunity to serve as their high school principal,” said Mr. …

How we communicate about school closings and delays

Nov. 14, 2018 The Greater Amsterdam School District called for a two-hour delay Wednesday, Nov. 14 in the first weather-related delay or closing of the season. It’s a good time to recall the different ways the district will communicate about those events. Where should I look for information about delays and closings? In the event of …

All students must prove immunization by Sept. 24

Sept. 11, 2018 NYS Public Health Law Section 2164, requires that schools not permit a child to attend school unless — and until— the parent provides the school with a certificate of immunization.  The Greater Amsterdam School District MUST comply with this NYS Education Department requirement. As such, any student not immunized must be excluded from attending school …

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