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Greater Amsterdam schools to go all remote through holiday break

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Greater Amsterdam School District students will all learn remotely until after the holiday break, district officials announced Sunday.

District officials said they met Sunday morning with the Montgomery County Department of Health and made the joint decision to suspend in-person insturction at all grade levels across the district until the Jan. 4 end of the holiday break.

A short announcement posted to the district website cited the “rising number of cases of COVID-19 in the Amsterdam community and the escalating number of GASD teachers and staff placed on mandatory quarantine” as driving the decision.

“Safety has been and will continuee to be everyone’s top priority,” Amsterdam Superintendent Richard Ruberti said in the announcement.

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