Important update on in-person and Remote Only Learning

The district and school offices continue to receive daily phone calls and messages about in-person and Remote Only Learning changes. School schedules and bus routes have been finalized at this point so we apologize but the district can no longer accommodate changes of any kind. Please be aware that: The deadline has passed to sign …

GASD announces in-person learning schedule changes

After a more than four-hour meeting tonight (Sept. 16), the Greater Amsterdam Board of Education approved the following  school opening schedule changes for the 2020-21 school year: No change: Start of the Pre-Kindergarten program will continue to be delayed through Nov. 30. Further decisions to be made on when/if this will start due to financial …

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 …

GASD announces school meal changes for 2020-21 year

The New York State Education Department has ruled that school districts can no longer distribute grab and go meals into the community at various bus stop dropoff points as was done when schools closed last March. Because of this, the Greater Amsterdam School District has had to change its meal distribution program for the 2020-21 …

Pre-K program suspended through Nov. 30, Kindergarten in-person instruction postponed until Oct. 5

Dear Pre-K and Kindergarten families, We know these are uncertain times as our youngest students prepare to begin their school careers. That being said, the Greater Amsterdam School District is committed to providing them when possible with a positive and meaningful learning experience, while keeping them healthy and safe. This letter is to inform you …

Elementary School Supply Lists for 2020-21

Here is the school supply list for all four elementary schools for the 2020-21 school year: 2020-21 supply list for GASD Elementary Schools

Elementary students earn PE Leadership Awards

The New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance has announced 2020 winners of Physical Education Leadership Awards honoring students from Barley, McNulty, Marie Curie and Tecler schools. The students were selected based upon their excellence in physical education, leadership ability and service to the community. See the video below for this …

McNulty Academy 5th Grade Moving Up Video

McNulty Academy created a special Moving Up Ceremony video for its fifth graders. View the video below and good luck at the middle school!

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 …

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