Lynch Literacy Academy making gains in School Improvement Plan

Lynch Literacy Academy administrators, teachers and staff from the school FLEX initiative presented to the GASD Board of Education Wednesday night highlighting the LLA School Improvement Plan. Gains have been made half way through the 2020-21 school year in five targeted areas which include Family Engagement, ELA and Math Achievement, Chronic Absenteeism and Social Emotional …

LLA Turkey Trot top students

Lynch Literacy Academy students participated in our 7th annual Turkey Trot that consisted of a 1-mile virtual run. The 7 top students (not in any particular order) were: Rocco Natale Jr.,, Seamus Clary, Malaki Sheldon, Harrison Hilts, Angel Figueroa Leila Brooks and Avery Crain. View a Facebook Photo Gallery

GASD launches Parent Square communications network

We are very excited to be adopting a new form of communication at the Greater Amsterdam School District. Parent Square has replaced School Messenger and is designed to keep parents informed and facilitate participation at school. It provides a safe way for the school principals, teachers, staff, and parents to: Send and receive district-wide, school …

LLA Welcome back to school letter

Dear LLA Families,  We are excited to welcome students back to Lynch Literacy Academy next week for hybrid (in-person) learning and to continue virtual instruction with students that are following the Remote Only Learning (ROL) model. To ensure a smooth transition please explore the links below that are individualized based on the learning model that …

LLA 2019-20 yearbooks are in

We are excited to share that the Lynch Literacy Academy 2019-20 school year yearbooks were finally delivered to us!  We appreciate your patience and will be as flexible as possible with distribution. Are you a Purple or Gold student? (coming to school for in-person learning) You may pick up your 2019-20 yearbook at LLA when …

School immunization requirements for GASD students even Remote Only Learners

All students entering or attending school in New York state, including distance learning only, must be immunized. Your child may be missing one or more immunizations (shots) for school entry or attendance. Please share this document (download below) with your child’s health care provider (MD, NP, PA) so they can provide the immunizations your child …

i-Ready assessments to be completed at home week of Sept. 21

Dear GASD Parents & Guardians, The 2020–2021 school year will be different in many ways. One such way is that we’ll be asking our students in grades 1-8 to take the initial i-Ready Diagnostic at home. It is not a decision we’ve taken lightly, but after careful consideration, we have decided it is the best …

LLA welcome letter and first weeks of school information

Please access the following link for a Lynch Literacy Academy welcome letter and links to important information for the 2020-21 school year: LLA Welcome Letter and Informational Links Updated LLA First Weeks of School Schedule

Important changes to student meal distribution program effective Dec. 2

The Greater Amsterdam School District announces some changes to its student meal distribution program.  Beginning Dec. 2, meals will be distributed only once a week on Wednesdays and all families MUST COMPLETE an online Google form each Friday prior to meal distribution in order to collect the grab and go meals. Here is the link …

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