Voters approve $72.91 million budget; elect board members

May 15, 2018 Greater Amsterdam School District voters approved the district’s $72.91 million 2018-19 budget proposal and elected two Board of Education members on May 15. The budget was approved by a margin of 489 yes, 194 no.  The $72,918,824 budget maintains all current programs and services for the 2018-19 school year, and reflects a 4.9 percent ($3,407,261) year-to-year …

GASD schools win $30K National School Lunch equipment grant

April 26, 2018 Amsterdam High School and Tecler Elementary won $31,541 in equipment through the NYSED National School Lunch Program Equipment grant. The district will be using the money to purchase two convection ovens for AHS and one for Tecler. Tecler will also receive a refrigerator and a cook/hold oven. “The grants are available to …

GASD Board of Education recognized for service

Oct. 19, 2017 The New York State School Boards Association recognizes October 23-27 as School Board Recognition Week. Because Amsterdam’s monthly board meeting was scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 18, administration took that opportunity to thank the board for their hard work and dedication. The school board consists of the following members: President Dr. Nellie Bush …

Board of Education adopts 2017-18 school budget proposal

April 20, 2017 The Amsterdam Board of Education adopted a $69,511,563 budget proposal for the 2017-18 school year during its meeting on Wednesday, April 19. The school budget would align current programs and services to the district’s strategic plan. Eligible residents will vote on the proposal on Tuesday, May 16. The 2017-18 budget is $722,587 …

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