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 …

i-Ready assessments to be completed at home week of Sept. 21

Dear GASD Parents & Guardians, The 2020–2021 school year will be different in many ways. One such way is that we’ll be asking our students in grades 1-8 to take the initial i-Ready Diagnostic at home. It is not a decision we’ve taken lightly, but after careful consideration, we have decided it is the best …

Important changes to student meal distribution program effective Dec. 2

The Greater Amsterdam School District announces some changes to its student meal distribution program.  Beginning Dec. 2, meals will be distributed only once a week on Wednesdays and all families MUST COMPLETE an online Google form each Friday prior to meal distribution in order to collect the grab and go meals. Here is the link …

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