Board of Education recognizes staff for recent honors

June 20, 2019 The Board of Education held a reception before its meeting on June 19 to celebrate faculty members on recent honors awarded. The following staff were recognized: Nicole Cataldo, CHapter F “Psychologist of the Year” Award for New York State. Elizabeth Hanan, 2019 Administrator of the Year Award by School Library System. Nancy …

Board of Education recognizes retiring staff

June 20, 2019 The Board of Education held a reception before its meeting on June 19 to recognize faculty members on their upcoming retirements. The following faculty were recognized for their retirements: Kathleen Baker, Thomas Bower, Kim Brumley, JoMarie DiTata, Dr. Michele Downing, Sharon Flichtbeil, Amanda Genzer, Dr. Lester Giron, Douglas Kaufman, Patrick Liverio, Jeannette …

Board of Education recognizes staff for receiving tenure

June 20, 2019 The Board of Education held a reception before its meeting on June 19 to recognize faculty members who will receive tenure in September. Teachers receiving tenure are Gina Bikowicz, Cody Chamberlin, Marlene Mitaly, Kelly Reed, Stephanie Weick, and Aimee Yorke. Congratulations to all!

Notification of the Elimination of the Religious Exemption to Immunizations

An important message from Superintendent Dr. Ray Colucciello: The following information is being provided to parents districtwide regarding Notification of the Elimination of the Religious Exemption to Immunizations. Please read this information carefully. Due to serious public health concerns, Governor Cuomo enacted legislation on June 13, 2019, which eliminated the religious exemption from immunizations for school children …

Amsterdam High School 2019 Graduation Guide

The Greater Amsterdam School District 211th Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Fulton Montgomery Community College (FMCC) Physical Education Building. Students participating in commencement are asked to arrive by 9 a.m. FMCC is located at 2805 State Highway 67 in Johnstown, N.Y. This ceremony brings our students …

GASD Board of Education appoints New School Business Official

June 12, 2019 The Greater Amsterdam School District (GASD) Board of Education announced today the appointment of Colleen DiCaprio as School Business Official for the district. DiCaprio comes to GASD with nearly two decades of finance and management experience – most recently serving as State Aid Specialist for Questar III BOCES.  In her role, she …

Important pertussis information

The following information was provided to all parents at Lynch Literacy Academy on June 10, 2019. We were notified today by the Montgomery County Public Health Department that at this time there has been a second confirmed case of pertussis at Lynch Literacy Academy. Direct contacts are being notified and are being asked to see …

New location set for Amsterdam High School Graduation

A message from Principal Tyrone O’Meally: With the large number of graduates and accompanying families this year, we had to find an alternate location to accommodate all guests. Rather than the Amsterdam high school gymnasium, which has limited capacity, we have the opportunity to move the ceremony to Fulton Montgomery Community College.   A survey …

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