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 …

GASD music department announces dates for winter concert series

The GASD music department announced today, the updated dates and concert locations for the 2019 December concert series “Sounds of the Season.” Parents and guardians, please take a moment to double-check the following information as dates and locations may have changed. Concert Schedule December 4 @ 6:30 p.m.;  McNulty Concert Grades 4-5, AHS Bert DeRose …

Students at Tecler receive inspirational visit from AHS students

October 18, 2019 Students from Amsterdam High School (AHS) spent the morning at William B. Tecler Elementary sharing personal stories of their athletic and academic successes to provide inspiration to the 4th-grade students.  “We want our students at Tecler to be aware of the opportunities available to them at the Greater Amsterdam School District,” said …

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

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 be advised that …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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