Lewis appointed new LLA Principal

The Greater Amsterdam School District announces the appointment of Dr. Matthew Lewis (Ed. D.) as the new Principal of Lynch Literacy Academy. Lewis has been an educational administrator and teacher in the area for some 20 years. He was appointed to the LLA position at the July Board of Education meeting after a lengthy interview …

GASD says goodbye to four school principals

The Greater Amsterdam School District announces the following administrative changes for the 2021-22 school year affecting four of its schools. Donna Decker – Barkley Elementary School Principal Donna Decker has announced her retirement from GASD effective in August after serving the last eight years as Principal of Barkley Elementary School. She has been an employee …

LLA 8th grade moving up tribute video and parade

Faculty and staff at Lynch Literacy Academy celebrated our 8th graders in a Moving Up ceremony parade in June. The virtual portion (see video tribute below), that included speeches, music created and sung by the 8th grade Select Chorus an Band, photo/video montage, a virtual awarding of certificates and memory boards that were designed and …

LLA Spring Choral music selections

Songs of Harmony, Peace and Unity – Spring 2021 Directed by Dalisa Soto-Peruzzi Featuring LLA Select Chorus 8, Select Chorus 7, and Chorus 6 singers. All vocal recordings were rehearsed and created by each performer through the use of an integrated digital audio workstation. “I am so proud of our student’s willingness to embrace new …

LLA 6th grade General Music students launch website

This LLA website is a compilation of projects and compositions by 100-plus sixth students from the school entire year, designed by the students themselves. Check it out: www.sites.google.com/gasd.org/generalmusic-6-2020-2021/

Please contact coach about interest in fall football

Attention all students that will be entering grades 7-12 for the 2021-2022 school year.  If you are interested in playing modified (7-8)/JV/Varsity football, please email Coach Homich (jhomich@gasd.org) with the following information: First & Last Name Grade you will be entering for the 2021-2022 school year email that you check regularly cell phone number

Important notice for LLA/AHS students requiring transportation

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO LYNCH LITERACY AND AMSTERDAM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS REQUIRING TRANSPORTATION All Lynch Literacy Academy and Amsterdam High school students are scheduled to return to in-person learning May 20. This will be a 4-day schedule with Wednesdays remaining as Remote Only Learning. ***PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CHANGES TO OUR BUS SCHEDULE*** These routes cover …

Board of Education honors school leaders/school board President

The GASD Board of Education recognized Greater Amsterdam’s six building principals at its April 21 meeting with special proclamations. The proclamations honored to each school leader, their faculty and staff  for their “incredible” performance serving students through the COVID-19 pandemic. The school board also honored Board President Dr. Nellie Bush for earning a Board Mastery …

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