Union College visit for AHS juniors

Dec. 18, 2018 The Guidance Department is pleased to announce AHS juniors have the opportunity to visit Union College on Jan. 9, 2018. The itinerary is included below. Lunch will be provided. Students interested in going on the trip can obtain a permission slip in the guidance office. Space is limited to 50 students. 9:30 a.m. – …

AHS welcomes new principal

Dec. 17, 2018 Mr. Tyrone O’Meally will begin as high school principal on Dec. 27. Mr. O’Meally spent the last four years as assistant principal at the Enlarged City School District of Troy. “I would like to thank the Amsterdam community for giving me the opportunity to serve as their high school principal,” said Mr. …

AHS and McNulty students participate in Hour of Code™

Dec. 12, 2018 Amsterdam High School students in the science honor society participated in the Hour of Code™ with McNulty Academy fourth-graders last Wednesday as part of Computer Science Education Week. “We like to set a good example for the younger kids,” said Kelly Kilgallen, a senior and president of the science honor society. “We …

How we communicate about school closings and delays

Nov. 14, 2018 The Greater Amsterdam School District called for a two-hour delay Wednesday, Nov. 14 in the first weather-related delay or closing of the season. It’s a good time to recall the different ways the district will communicate about those events. Where should I look for information about delays and closings? In the event of …

Vision, hearing, scoliosis screenings to be completed in school

Oct. 30, 2018 The district’s School Health Services program supports your student’s academic success by promoting health in the school setting.  One way that we provide care for your student is by performing the health screenings as mandated by the State of New York. A letter will be sent home if the screenings find anything …

Job hunting? Ever considered becoming a bus driver?

Oct 24, 2018 Interested in a career that offers a good work-life balance, job security and leadership opportunities? Consider driving a school bus for the Greater Amsterdam School District. School bus drivers typically work part-time, in the morning and the afternoon with a long break in between. Interested drivers may decide to cover additional afterschool …

How to update your contact information

Oct. 24, 2018 Keeping parental contact information up to date is very important to the district, especially in case of an emergency. The district is currently requesting parents of elementary students update their addresses, emergency contacts and phone numbers by filling out a Demographic Validation form.  Students have been given these forms and parents should sign them …

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