Board of Education honors school leaders/school board President

The GASD Board of Education recognized Greater Amsterdam’s six building principals at its April 21 meeting with special proclamations. The proclamations honored to each school leader, their faculty and staff  for their “incredible” performance serving students through the COVID-19 pandemic. The school board also honored Board President Dr. Nellie Bush for earning a Board Mastery …

Celebrating Easter at MCI

Students in Ms. TenEyck’s 12:1:2 class at Marie Curie Institute were happily greeted by a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny back on April 1. Decadent little bunny footprints scattered the room while the surprise visitor hid educationally centered Easter eggs, fine motor crafts, and left baskets of goodies for each student filled with healthy …

UPK and Kindergarten registration underway for 2021-22 year

The Greater Amsterdam School District is pleased to announce Early PreK Registration Lottery has begun and will continue through June 1.  Registrations received after June 1 will be based upon availability for incoming Universal Pre-Kindergarten.  Due to the Coronavirus pandemic there are no walk-in registrations at this time. Please visit the link to our District …

Elementary report cards now available online through the Parent Portal

All Elementary School parents/guardians: Student report cards are now posted on the Parent Portal. Click Here to access the Parent Portal Complete video instructions on how to navigate the Parent Portal are below. Also please note: Your student (5 digit) ID number is required for registration. Your student ID number is their lunch number. Please ask …

MCI celebrates Read Across America Day

Despite the challenges of COVID-19, Marie Curie Institute carried on its annual tradition of celebrating Read Across America Day on Tuesday, March 2 with guest readers participating both in person and remotely. Media Specialist Laura Campagna and second grade teacher Christina Coacci did a wonderful job orchestrating the event as well as providing coffee, treats, …

GASD UPK program to start up Dec. 1

We are pleased to announce that the Greater Amsterdam School District will begin Universal Pre-Kindergarten instruction for the 2020-21 school year on December 1, 2020. The program, delayed in September due to financial issues and COVID-19 restrictions, was given the go-ahead at the October 23 Board of Education meeting. Parents who have already registered for …

GASD launches Parent Square communications network

We are very excited to be adopting a new form of communication at the Greater Amsterdam School District. Parent Square has replaced School Messenger and is designed to keep parents informed and facilitate participation at school. It provides a safe way for the school principals, teachers, staff, and parents to: Send and receive district-wide, school …

School immunization requirements for GASD students even Remote Only Learners

All students entering or attending school in New York state, including distance learning only, must be immunized. Your child may be missing one or more immunizations (shots) for school entry or attendance. Please share this document (download below) with your child’s health care provider (MD, NP, PA) so they can provide the immunizations your child …

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