Amsterdam High School students visit State Capitol

On Wednesday, April 17, AHS ENL students had the opportunity to visit the state capitol and the NYS museum where they learned about the rich history and culture of our state. They were accompanied by AHS ENL teachers: Melissa Baker, Anne Ringuette, and Olga Tamchin.

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 …

RamFit Club Event

On Thursday, April 11, the RamFit Club (AHS Student Health Advisory Committee) organized a Volleyball Round Robin Tournament at AHS. Students could enter a team of 6-7 people with up to 2 staff members on their team. Their entry fee was to donate one non-perishable food item per participant. The event collected 4 boxes of …

Amsterdam High School Student Awarded Prestigious National Honor Society Scholarship

Ivy Dulysz is one of 575 semi-finalists receiving a $3,200 NHS scholarship The National Honor Society (NHS) announced that Ivy Dulysz, a high school senior at Amsterdam High School and member of the NHS, has been selected as an NHS Scholarship semifinalist. Ivy was chosen from more than 11,000 applicants and will receive a $3,200 …

HS Students, Teacher Receive Awards

Congratulations to Amsterdam High School students Haley Salisbury, Ivy Dulysz and Lauren Adair, and high school PEP Grant Lead teacher and athletic Coach Mrs. Amy Waddell for being honored with YMCA Outstanding Student & Educator Awards at a recent ceremony. Each year the Schenectady/Glenville/Duanesburg YMCA holds a Student & Educator Awards breakfast to honor local …

Color Run Fun

Color Run Fun – 5K Walk/Run Saturday, June 15, 2019 Vets Field, Amsterdam, NY Registration 9:30 AM Race begins at 10 AM Questions, please contact Kathie at bpcolorfun19@gmail.com or call 518-843-4932 ext. 1171

Agricultural Literacy Week

Each spring, Amsterdam High School’s English as a new language students participate as volunteer readers for New York’s Agricultural Literacy Week through Cornell University. The program’s goal is to foster awareness, understanding, and appreciation of how our state produces food, fiber, and natural resources by engaging educators and students with agriculture.  This spring’s agricultural focus …

High School Students Learn about Peace Corp & Paraguay

Students enrolled in Spanish classes at AHS had the unique opportunity to attend a  presentation from Anthony Swingruber who is a former Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay. The students learned  the Peace Corps was founded in 1961 by then President John F. Kennedy, and that since 1961 more than 230,000 Americans have responded to the …

Drama Club to Present ‘BIG the Musical’ April 12-14

The musical is the 1996 Broadway remake of the 1988 movie starring Tom Hanks.  It was originally directed by Penny Marshall.  It follows the story of young 12-year-old Josh Baskin whose now-famous run-in with a run-down “Zoltar Speaks” arcade booth leaves him suddenly 18 years older.  After his famous piano dance, old Josh finds himself in his …

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