Childcare forms due by Aug. 24

August 13, 2018 This is a reminder that if your child needs to be picked up or dropped off at an alternate location, such as with a babysitter or other childcare provider, documentation needs to be provided by Friday, August 24. You can download that form here or stop by the Bus Garage located at …

Join us in “Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences”

August 6, 2018 Did you know childhood experiences like emotional neglect, parental separation or being homeless can increase the risk of adolescent pregnancy, depression and heart disease? Those “Adverse Childhood Experiences,” or ACES, will be the topic of conversation for a collaborative event “Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences,” sponsored by Centro Civico and hosted by the …

School supplies lists available

August 3, 2018 As parents and guardians begin to prepare for the start of school, the Greater Amsterdam School District has prepared school supply lists for grades PreK to 8. High School supply lists will be updated as they become available. The first day of school for PreK, kindergarten, Grade 1, 6 and 9 is …

District to update elementary report cards

June 14, 2018 The Greater Amsterdam School District is in the  process of restructuring the elementary report card for the 2018-2019 academic year.  A committee has been formed to maintain a reporting system that is current with district initiatives and essential standards. The committee’s goal is to work in collaboration and clearly communicate academic achievement, …

Bowling fundraiser to support Weekend Backpack Program

Have time to spare? Join us Saturday, Jan. 28 for a bowling fundraiser at Imperial Lanes in Amsterdam. The event, sponsored by Liberty Partnerships Program at Amsterdam High School, will raise money for the Weekend Backpack Program. Registration begins at noon. Bowling begins at 12:30 p.m. Return the following information by Friday, Jan. 19 to register your team …

A successful year for elementary after school enrichment programs

June 15, 2017 The after school enrichment programs have come to an end, but it was quite a successful year! All four of the Amsterdam elementary schools hosted a total of 18 programs, funded by the Community Schools initiative and a total of 450 students were enrolled in the programs. Students had the opportunity to …

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