Longtime GASD educators retiring

The Greater Amsterdam School District says goodbye to these longtime educators who are leaving us at the end of the 2019-20 school year for retirement. Together, their careers total more than 125 years of experience serving GASD students. Good luck to them as they start a new chapter in their lives. They will be sorely …

LLA 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony

Please enjoy watching the LLA 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony video and join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the students.  Congratulations and best of luck to everyone!

LLA Enrichment Summer School

In addition to a Credit Recovery Summer School and Accelerated Bridge Program, we are excited to announce registration information for the LLA Enrichment Summer School. Are you concerned about your child being ready for next year? Want to build your child’s ELA and Math skills? Join us for a four-week virtual summer program from July …

Water fountain wins LLA Participatory Budgeting Project 2020

Congratulations to Lynch Literacy Academy sixth grader Laylanie Nadolny, who is the winner of the LLA Participatory Budgeting Project 2020 competition. Laylanie proposed a water fountain for the school. During this past school year, Lynch Literacy Academy received a grant to support the Participatory Budgeting Project. The Participatory Budgeting Project was led by advisors and …

2020-21 school year schedule available

Given that this is a fluid and potentially rapidly developing situation, we will use this web page to share information and resources as the circumstances warrant. Any time-sensitive, critical information will be shared via the district’s School Messenger notification system, which can send e-mails, text messages and phone calls. Please check back frequently for updates May …

Letter to AHS & LLA families about learning at home

Dear grades 6-12 families, We want to thank you for your flexibility and support in helping students continue learning during these unprecedented times. As you know, out of the necessity of the moment, we have moved rapidly toward remote learning.  As of April 1st, we began implementing online learning through google classroom.  Teachers will post …

Instructional information and resources for students/families

GASD learning from home instruction begins April 1 The mission of GASD is to educate and prepare all students to reach their potential, discover their purpose and be engaged community members. The COVID-19/Coronavirus public health emergency has challenged us to find new ways to stay focused on this mission. A longer than expected closure of …

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 …

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