Remote Only Learning option now available to GASD families, sign up online no later than Aug. 14

The Greater Amsterdam School District has revised its Reopening Schools Plan to give parents the option of choosing a Remote Only Learning (ROL) at home model for their child(ren) for the start of the 2020-21 school year. Parents/guardians must complete this online form no later than Aug. 14, 2020 to choose this ROL option and …

GASD submits its School Reopening Plan for 2020-21

The Greater Amsterdam School District has submitted and posted its School Reopening Plan for the 2020-21 school year as required by the New York State Education Department (SED) of all school districts by July 31. Superintendent of Schools Richard Ruberti thanked the district’s SAFER Committee for their work on the draft plan, which will be …

Are you interested in playing football this fall?

If you are interested in playing Amsterdam football this fall and you are entering grades 7-11, please send an email to Coach Homich jhomich@gasd.org with the following information: Name Grade you are entering in September 2020 Phone Number(s)

GASD 2020-21 tax bills mailed, no in-person payments allowed due to COVID-19

Greater Amsterdam school tax bills for the 2020-21 fiscal school year were mailed on June 30, 2020, and are paid in four installments. No in-person tax payments are allowed at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions. GASD school taxes may be paid by check and mailed to Greater Amsterdam School District, P.O. Box 14526, Albany, NY …

AHS virtual graduation & diploma celebration for Class of 2020

The Amsterdam High School Class of 2020 attend a diploma celebration on Saturday, June 27 with their families. Best of luck to this very special class! ‘Capping’ off their senior year in style The Class of 2020 expresses themselves through their decorated caps at June 27’s diploma celebration at Amsterdam High School. Virtual graduation ceremony …

Longtime GASD educators retiring

The Greater Amsterdam School District says goodbye to these longtime educators who are leaving us at the end of the 2019-20 school year for retirement. Together, their careers total more than 125 years of experience serving GASD students. Good luck to them as they start a new chapter in their lives. They will be sorely …

2020-21 GASD budget and propositions approved, three re-elected to school board

GASD residents have approved a $75,918,919 district budget for the 2020-21 school year by a vote of 2,023-842. Three other propositions also passed. The vote, which is still unofficial until tonight’s Board of Education meeting, was held by absentee ballot due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the votes were counted over a nearly nine-hour period …

2020-21 school year schedule available

Given that this is a fluid and potentially rapidly developing situation, we will use this web page to share information and resources as the circumstances warrant. Any time-sensitive, critical information will be shared via the district’s School Messenger notification system, which can send e-mails, text messages and phone calls. Please check back frequently for updates May …

Ruberti named next Amsterdam Superintendent of Schools

The Greater Amsterdam School District Board of Education has named a local school district administrator and lifelong area resident to be its next Superintendent of Schools. Richard Ruberti Jr., the current superintendent of the Wheelerville Union Free School District, was appointed by the Amsterdam board Tuesday, April 28. He will assume the superintendent’s position in …

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