School Budget Vote, May 21

2019-20 School Budget Proposal Carries a 0% Tax Levy Increase Greater Amsterdam School District residents will go to the polls on Tuesday, May 21 from noon to 9 p.m. to vote on a $77,202,687 proposed budget for the 2019-20 school year. For the fourth consecutive year, the budget proposal maintains a 0 percent tax levy …

No School – Tuesday, May 28, 2019

School will be closed on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, including offices. This is a giveback of an unused snow day.

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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