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 …

Grade 8 Transition Night Information

In case you missed the LLA 8th Grade Transition Night on April 8, please review the presentation for information about graduation requirements, 9th grade electives, and what to expect next as you and your child get ready for Amsterdam High School in September.  If you have any questions, please contact LLA at 518-843-3716.

Immunization Information & Clinic Schedule

2019-20 School Year Immunization Requirements All kids entering 7th, 8th, 9th and 12th grades must have the meningococcal vaccine. Without it, they can’t start school. About the Vaccine: It’s not a new vaccine. It’s been recommended for a decade. Most parents already choose to vaccinate their children. The meningococcal vaccine has been required for school …

Applications being accepted for PTECH programs

Feb. 28, 2019 Applications are now being accepted for the incoming freshmen classes at the HFM PTECH and Agriculture PTECH programs. PTECH, or Pathways in Technology Early College High School, gives students the opportunity to simultaneously attend high school and earn a two-year degree from a local college at no cost to their families. The …

Pre-K and Kindergarten registration scheduled for March 11-22

Feb. 19, 2019 Pre-K and Kindergarten registration will be held on the following dates. Registration for the Whispering Pines Preschool three-year-old program will also take place on the following dates. The parent or legal guardian must be present to register.  Dates March 11 – 22 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. March 15 from 4 …

Be aware of the “Momo Challenge”

Feb. 8, 2019 We have recently become aware of a social media challenge targeting children and young adults called the “Momo Challenge,” which has created concern throughout the country due to its disturbing nature. The “Momo Challenge” can be found on WhatsApp (a free smartphone messaging application) and on Facebook. This “challenge” involves a frightening …

LLA students use earned stamps to get gifts at Holiday Shop

Dec. 27, 2018 Students at Lynch Literacy Academy (LLA) had the opportunity to get gifts for loved ones at the school’s annual Holiday Shop. Organized by the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) committee, students used stamps they earned to “purchase” their gifts. Students can earn stamps from staff members throughout the school year for …

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