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 …

Barkley 5th grade Moving Up video

Barkley Elementary School created a special Moving Up Ceremony video for its fifth graders. View the video below and good luck at the middle school!

2020-21 school year schedule available

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 May …

UPK and Kindergarten registration underway

The Greater Amsterdam School District has begun accepting online registration for new Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students for the 2020-21 school year. Please note that due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the closure of our buildings, there are no walk-in registrations at this time. We know this is new for many parents. If you need …

Instructional information and resources for students/families

GASD learning from home instruction begins April 1 The mission of GASD is to educate and prepare all students to reach their potential, discover their purpose and be engaged community members. The COVID-19/Coronavirus public health emergency has challenged us to find new ways to stay focused on this mission. A longer than expected closure of …

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 …

Barkley Elementary hosts King/Queen of Hearts fundraiser

Feb. 20, 2019 Barkley Elementary School held its annual King/Queen of Hearts Assembly fundraiser last week. This year, part of the proceeds were donated to Mr. Morales (and his family), a longtime resident of Amsterdam, who recently was injured and lost everything in a fire. Since the beginning of February, students purchased hearts to put …

Be aware of the “Momo Challenge”

Feb. 8, 2019 We have recently become aware of a social media challenge targeting children and young adults called the “Momo Challenge,” which has created concern throughout the country due to its disturbing nature. The “Momo Challenge” can be found on WhatsApp (a free smartphone messaging application) and on Facebook. This “challenge” involves a frightening …

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