Elementary Summer School Enrichment Program set to begin Monday, July 29

July 25, 2019 The Greater Amsterdam School District Summer School Enrichment Program is scheduled to begin Monday, July 29,.  Students who are scheduled to attend were enrolled prior to the start of summer vacation.  Location:  Tecler School Dates: July 29 – August 09 , 2019 Schedule: 9 – 11:00 a.m. Transportation Transportation is provided. Please …

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 …

How we communicate about school closings and delays

Nov. 14, 2018 The Greater Amsterdam School District called for a two-hour delay Wednesday, Nov. 14 in the first weather-related delay or closing of the season. It’s a good time to recall the different ways the district will communicate about those events. Where should I look for information about delays and closings? In the event of …

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