District holds annual spelling bee

The Greater Amsterdam School District held its annual district-wide spelling bee on Jan. 16 at Amsterdam High School. Congratulations to the top three spellers who will go on to represent the district at the regional spelling bee at Proctor’s Theater in Schenectady. They were Kaylee Kuehner, Phoenix Nieuwkerk and Griffin Steves — all from Wilbur H. …

Amsterdam superintendent search underway

The Greater Amsterdam School District Board of Education has officially launched the search for a new superintendent of schools. The posting can be found at: www.hfmboces.org/AmsterdamSearch. The deadline to apply for the position is Feb. 20, 2020. The position is also posted on several education job boards with professional organizations including the School Administrators Association of …

McNulty raises money to support local food pantry program

McNulty faculty and students celebrated their efforts to raise nearly $1,300 in support of  Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties at a school assembly on Monday, Nov.  25.  The donations raised by the school community will go towards supporting the organization’s local food pantry program and allow the non-profit to spend more than $10,000 …

How we communicate about school closings and delays

In the event of any weather-related changes to Amsterdam’s school schedules, we encourage you to check the district website and/or consult local media outlets to ensure that you and your child(ren) receive the information as soon as possible. Cancellations, delays or early dismissals are posted on the school district’s website and delivered by robocall to …

Five Amsterdam High School Student-Athletes Recognized at April 17 Board of Education Meeting

During the April 17 Board of Education meeting, five athletes were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments. Those that were recognized were seniors Andrew Giaimo, Gabby Stanavich, Jeffrey Brennan, Lauren Santiago, and sophomore Charli Beekman. Giaimo, on the Amsterdam High School Football team, represented the Greater Amsterdam School District as the New York State Football Coaches …

Un mensaje del Comité de Seguridad de Amsterdam High School

Estimado padre o Encargado, Amsterdam High School se compromete a proporcionar un ambiente ordenado y respetuoso que sea propicio a aprender. Para crear y mantener este tipo de ambiente, es necesario regular la conducta pública dentro del edificio escolar, y durante las actividades y funciones de la escuela (COC, pág 13). El director o administrador …

A Message from the Amsterdam High School Safety Committee

Dear Parent or Guardian, Amsterdam High School is committed to providing an orderly, respectful environment that is conducive to learning: To create and maintain this kind of environment, it is necessary to regulate public conduct on school property and at school functions (COC, pg. 13). The school’s administration is responsible to, “address issues of any …

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