Seventeen high school students from GASD’s first Pre-K class set to graduate

June 24, 2019 It is the last week of school for students at Amsterdam High School, and it is a bittersweet end of the year for Universal Pre-Kindergarten Instructional Coach, Trish Garner. Fourteen years ago, Garner welcomed the very first Pre-K students to the district at McNulty Academy for International Studies and Literacy. She has …

GASD Board of Education Appoints Building Principal for McNulty

June 24, 2019 The Greater Amsterdam School District (GASD) Board of Education announced today the appointment of Eric Romano as Building Principal for Raphael J. McNulty Academy for International Studies and Literacy Magnet School. Romano will continue his career with the district after two years of serving as an assistant principal at Marie Curie Institute …

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 …

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 …

McNulty Academy students participate in Kids Heart Challenge

Feb. 14, 2019 For the sixth year, students at McNulty Academy participated in the Kids Heart Challenge to raise money for the American Heart Association. Throughout the week, McNulty students have taken part in the Kids Heart Challenge obstacle course as part of their physical education classes. Students also have participated in jump rope activities. …

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 …

AHS and McNulty students participate in Hour of Code™

Dec. 12, 2018 Amsterdam High School students in the science honor society participated in the Hour of Code™ with McNulty Academy fourth-graders last Wednesday as part of Computer Science Education Week. “We like to set a good example for the younger kids,” said Kelly Kilgallen, a senior and president of the science honor society. “We …

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