Class of 2019 celebrates at commencement ceremony

June 30, 2019 The 2019 graduating class from Amsterdam School High School turned their tassels right to left as they celebrated at the 211th Commencement Exercises on Saturday, June 29 at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Board Members, administrators, teachers, staff and most importantly family members filled the gymnasium and cheered as nearly 250 AHS students crossed …

Nearly 250 students participate in the Lynch Literacy Academy Moving Up Ceremony

June 26, 2019 Nearly 250 eighth graders participated in the Lynch Literacy Academy (LLA) Moving Up Ceremony on Wednesday, June 26. The eighth graders entered the Amsterdam High School Gymnasium surrounded by loved ones, administrators, board members and staff.  All were in attendance to celebrate the students accomplishments and provide recognition for their hard work …

Seventeen high school students from GASD’s first Pre-K class set to graduate

June 24, 2019 It is the last week of school for students at Amsterdam High School, and it is a bittersweet end of the year for Universal Pre-Kindergarten Instructional Coach, Trish Garner. Fourteen years ago, Garner welcomed the very first Pre-K students to the district at McNulty Academy for International Studies and Literacy. She has …

GASD Board of Education Appoints Building Principal for McNulty

June 24, 2019 The Greater Amsterdam School District (GASD) Board of Education announced today the appointment of Eric Romano as Building Principal for Raphael J. McNulty Academy for International Studies and Literacy Magnet School. Romano will continue his career with the district after two years of serving as an assistant principal at Marie Curie Institute …

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 …

AHS recruits students for College & Career Pathways program

June 18, 2019 College & Career Pathways, an AHS program that encourages students to take the lead in their individual learning is recruiting students to join their fall 2019-20 cohort. Students who are interested in project-based learning with the opportunity to explore their chosen pathway through coursework and work-based learning experiences are encouraged to apply. …

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