COVID-19 update: March 27 – School/office closures extended until April 15, No in-person tax payments

Given that this is a fluid and potentially rapidly developing situation, we will use this web page to share information and resources as the circumstances warrant. Any time-sensitive, critical information will be shared via the district’s School Messenger notification system, which can send e-mails, text messages and phone calls. Please check back frequently for updates March 27, 2020 …

Student meal distribution information during school closures

Breakfast and Lunch for Students The Greater Amsterdam School District is committed to continuing to serve our students meals during the scheduled school closure.  The District will provide “grab and go” meals to students during the school closure period. The following schools are open from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., weekdays throughout the school closure: Amsterdam …

Student Academic/Support resources during school closures

Dear GASD Students and Families, Our team at school has been working diligently to create learning materials and resources that students can use to practice skills, review content and explore topics while school is closed. These resources are now available to you in shared Google folders. They may be updated from time to time. We recognize …

Barkley celebrates National Pi Day, raises funds to fight cancer

Barkley Elementary School students celebrated National Pi Day Friday, purchasing tickets for a chance to throw a “pie” at a staff member during a school-wide assembly. The proceeds were donated to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

AHS Pathways 10 holds Positivity Expo for Barkley students

Some 75 Pathways 10 students from Amsterdam High School put on a Positivity Expo for the fourth and fifth graders at Barkley Elementary School on Feb. 28. The morning started with John Sumpter as a guest speaker. The high school students developed mini workshops that promoted positivity in the area of Literacy, Strategic Thinking, Self-Care, …

New Coronavirus update for parents

This information is provided by the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Education Department Dear Parent/Guardian, A new coronavirus called 2019 Novel (new) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was first found in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. This virus had not been found in humans before. This coronavirus can lead to fever, cough and …

How we communicate about school closings and delays

In the event of any weather-related changes to Amsterdam’s school schedules, we encourage you to check the district website and/or consult local media outlets to ensure that you and your child(ren) receive the information as soon as possible. Cancellations, delays or early dismissals are posted on the school district’s website and delivered by robocall to …

Welcome to Barkley MicroSociety Magnet School for the 2019-20 School Year

On behalf of the staff at Barkley MicroSociety Magnet School, I am happy to welcome you to the 2019-20 school year. Listed below are some items to assist with the start of the school year. We are anticipating an exciting and productive educational year ahead. We look forward to working in partnership with all families …

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