How we communicate about school closings and delays

In the event of any weather-related changes to Amsterdam’s school schedules, we encourage you to check the district website and/or consult local media outlets to ensure that you and your child(ren) receive the information as soon as possible. Cancellations, delays or early dismissals are posted on the school district’s website and delivered by robocall to …

GASD music department announces dates for winter concert series

The GASD music department announced today, the updated dates and concert locations for the 2019 December concert series “Sounds of the Season.” Parents and guardians, please take a moment to double-check the following information as dates and locations may have changed. Concert Schedule December 4 @ 6:30 p.m.;  McNulty Concert Grades 4-5, AHS Bert DeRose …

Lynch and McNulty kickoff collaboration project Wands for Wildlife

October 18, 2019 Lynch students participating in the Liberty Partnership Program visited kindergarten students at McNulty to discuss a collaboration project called “Wands for Wildlife.”  The students are working together to collect old mascara wands to be used to aid in care for animals that are being rehabilitated.  All wands will be donated to the …

Lynch set to launch new program for 6th grade students

October 18, 2019 Next week 6th-grade students at Lynch Literacy Academy will be starting the Choices Program in partnership with the HFM Prevention Council.  Choices is a multi-week program offering adventure-based group activities.  The program provides students the opportunity to build strong personal and interpersonal skills that will help them achieve their goals and enhance …

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.

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 …

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