GASD names Giles next Amsterdam High School Principal

The Greater Amsterdam School District has appointed AnneMarie Giles as Principal of Amsterdam High School effective July 1, 2022. The appointment was made by the Board of Education on May 18. Giles is a 1987 graduate of Amsterdam High School and has been an Assistant Principal there since January 2019. Giles officially replaces former Principal …

AHS students replace flags at cemetery for Memorial Day

About 50 Amsterdam High School students volunteered May 25 to replace the American flags on the graves of deceased veterans at St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Amsterdam. This has become a tradition for students studying AP Government and U.S. History as they learn the true meaning of Memorial Day by giving back to their community. Assisting …

First Golf Classic raises thousands for GASD Educational Foundation

The GASD Educational Foundation, Inc. held its first Golf Classic for the Kids tournament at Amsterdam Muni Golf Course Saturday, May 21 and raised thousands of dollars to support GASD students. Thank you to all of our sponsors, our 60 players, the staff at the golf course and the City of Amsterdam for making this …

Residents approve 2022-23 budget and capital proposition, elect three to school board

Greater Amsterdam School District residents voted 341-132 on May 17, 2022 to approve a $86,035,093 district budget for the 2022-23 school year. The approved budget calls for no increase in the district tax levy and represents an increase in spending of 8.48 percent or $6,724,474 over the current year spending plan. School district residents by …

Superintendent’s Video Message – May 6, 2022

GASD Superintendent of Schools Richard Ruberti updates family and staff about Teacher Appreciation Week, the new CDTA bus service for Amsterdam families and students and the May 21 GASD Educational Foundation Golf Classic at Amsterdam Muni Golf Course.

AHS Wind Ensemble captures Gold rating in state music contest

The Amsterdam High School Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Ann Wilary, traveled to Columbia High School on April 5 to participate in the New York State School Music Association “Majors” competition. The ensemble competed on a Level IV playing three concert selections for adjudicators (judges) and received the outstanding rating of Gold. This superior …

Hall of Fame Nominations sought for AHS Legacy Team

Each year the GASD Hall of Fame inducts an Amsterdam High School athletic team from the past into the Hall of Fame as a legacy team. Currently inducted are the: 1962-63 Fabulous 5 basketball team 1973-75 baseball team, winners of 53 consecutive games 1967 football, the original “Rugged Rams” 1986 undefeated football Big Ten champions …

Superintendent’s Video Message – March 23, 2022

GASD Superintendent of Schools Richard Ruberti updates family and staff about the Healthy Kids before and after school program, a parent survey associated with the program and other district matters. Health Kids Parent Survey Link

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