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 …

COVID-19 update: March 29 – School/office closures extended until April 15, School budget vote/elections postponed, No in-person tax payments

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 March 29, 2020 …

Tecler fifth graders & kindergartners celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday

Ms. Kahan’s fifth grade class at Tecler Elementary School got together with its kindergarten buddy class (Mrs. Duchessi’s class) last week to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with some green eggs and ham. The students predicted whether or not they would like it, they tried it, they drew what their faces looked like when they tried …

Tecler celebrates Read Across America Day

Tecler Elementary School celebrated Read Across America Day this week with a variety of mystery guests from school, law enforcement, firefighting and community volunteering to read their favorite books to students throughout the day.

Tecler’s highest class attendance winners for February

Congratulations to Tecler’s highest class attendance winners for the month of February: Ms. Heigel’s fourth grade class (above) and Ms. Kahan and Mrs. Donnan’s fifth grade class (below).

New Coronavirus update for parents

This information is provided by the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Education Department Dear Parent/Guardian, A new coronavirus called 2019 Novel (new) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was first found in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. This virus had not been found in humans before. This coronavirus can lead to fever, cough and …

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 …

Tecler Elementary students develop school’s new mission

Feb. 21, 2019 Tecler Elementary students on the school’s lighthouse leadership team recently helped develop a new mission, vision and motto for their school. Approximately 20 students in Kindergarten through fifth grade collaborated with Tecler Principal Mr. John Miller, Assistant Principal Ms. Kathi McGuigan, teachers, parents and Robin Sampson, a coach and training consultant from …

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