Teacher/Staff Appreciation Breakfast, Volunteers Needed!

Wildwood teachers/staff are really appreciative of this annual event. Please help us make it a success. Lots of ways to pitch in (donation of food, picking something up that is already paid for, or setting up or cleaning up). Click on the link below and see if one fits you: Click to Sign Up Our annual …

11th Annual Latino Achievement Night (LAN)

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 6:30 p.m Amherst-Pelham Regional Middle School Auditorium Under the direction of Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Michael Morris and Director of Family and Student Engagement, Dr. Marta Guevara and in keeping with the Social Justice Commitment of the Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools, the 11th Annual Latino Achievement Night aspires toward equity …

Post Office Food Drive at Your Mailbox – Saturday, May 13

On Saturday May 13, the National Association of Letter Carrier’s Union will hold their annual “Stamp Out Hunger” national food drive. Across the country, households will set out a bag of canned food (and/or personal care items) by their mailbox by 9AM that Saturday morning. Letter carriers will pick up the food during their rounds …

26th Amherst Invitational Ultimate Tournament – May 13, 14

Come see hucks, bids, scoobers and maybe even a Callahan!  Don’t know what these are? Come find out!  On May 13-14, more than 30 of the top Ultimate frisbee teams in the country — including six teams from Amherst Regional High School and Amherst Regional Middle School — will compete in the 26th Amherst Invitational …

MCAS Testing Dates

MCAS testing has begun. Remaining test dates include: Math MCAS dates are as follows: Grade 5–May 11, 12, Grade 6–May 18,19 Grades 3 and 4–May 23,24. The fifth grade also has MCAS Science tests on May 16 and 17.

Wahoo! The Valley Gave to Wildwood, $3,190.00

The 4th annual Valley Gives Day was a great success for Wildwood. Here’s the latest tally: 31 Cash Donations – $279 27 Check Donations – $1910 14 Online Donations – $920 raised (fees may come off the top of this) Total: 72 Donors raised $3,109 Average Donation $43 Huge shout out of thanks to Lisa Berry, Sara …

Auditions for the Hampshire Young People’s Chorus

Does your child love to sing? The Hampshire Young People’s Chorus (YPC), an award-winning youth choir, will hold audit ions on June 6 for new members for the 2017-2018 year. YPC offers children the opportunity to experience choral singing in a comfortable and encouraging atmosphere. Healthy vocal technique and fundamental music skills are taught through singing …

Seeking summer garden volunteers!

Our elementary school gardens need your help to have a healthy summer growing season! Families are invited to join Leila Tunnell (Brookfield Farm educator) and Jennifer Reese (school garden coordinator) for an on-site garden volunteer training at your school this June. In the session (under an hour) you’ll  become familiar with the garden space, learn about the plants we’re growing, and learn …

Amherst College Peer Relationships Lab

The Amherst College Peer Relationships Lab is hoping to connect with families which have children ages 10-12 for a research study to be held this summer on the Amherst Campus.  The study is two hours and pays each family $50, and focuses on social relationships and emotions.  The principal investigator is Professor Julia McQuade. Please Contact: …

Multi-Arts Summer Children’s Activities

Art. Theater. Music. Dance. Fashion. Story Telling and more Join us for one day, one week, or the whole summer June 19 to August 11, 2017 Wildwood Elementary School, Amherst Taught by  top-notch, professional artists every day.  Small groups. Individual attention for Children ages 4 to 12.  Fun, inspiring, empowering. You will bring home a happy child.  Limited Space. …

“A Morning in the Orchard” – May 7th, 10am-12 pm

“A Morning in the Orchard,” is an inter-generational reading event with Kestrel Land Trust, Applewood Retirement Community, and the Eric Carle Museum. Families with children ages 5-9 are invited to bring their favorite books and come read with Applewood residents, do an art project, and walk among the many species of trees and shrubs in the orchard.  …

ARMS PGO online Amherst merchandise store

Back by popular demand, the Amherst Regional Middle School PGO has reopened their online Amherst merchandise store – for two weeks only! In addition to popular items from the fall, we’ve added new items for spring and summer, including tank tops, shorts, windbreakers and new hats.  All shirts, sweatshirts, tank tops, and shorts are available …

Valley Gives & Brown Envelope Fundraiser, May 2

The 4th annual Valley Gives Day is THIS WEEK!  This 24-hour online giving day allows people throughout the Pioneer Valley and beyond to support hundreds of local nonprofits, including our very own Wildwood School. Don’t delay, support Wildwood PGO today! Donate via brown envelope or online at: https://valley-gives.org/designee/wildwood-parent-guardian-organization With your help the PGO can continue …

Help with rides to Boston for WW 4th grader Bill Chu

Bill Chu has returned home after his kidney transplant! Thank you to the WW community who previously helped the family. Bill’s mom Han mentioned that they need to return to Boston twice a week for the next two months. The family has requested help with transportation to Boston. If you can help, please contact Tu Chu …

Amherst Sustainability Festival This Weekend

Saturday April 22, 10 AM – 4 PM on the TOWN COMMON Join us for a day of family fun, education and entertainment. The Sustainability Festival is in its eighth year and is bigger and better than ever! There is literally something for everyone with over 100 vendors of renewable energy, energy efficiency product suppliers, advocacy groups as …

ARPS School Equity Task Force Meeting Times

The Amherst-Pelham Regional Schools-School Equity Task Force meets the first Wednesday of each month, form 6 pm to 8 pm, in the high school library. We invite all parents and guardians to attend our meetings. We discuss issues of equity in our schools and how to resolve inequitable obstacles as they confront our youth.

Money Smart Week® Comes to the Jones Library

Libraries have long been advocates for reading and literacy for the people in their communities.  Another community need now being addressed by libraries in an annual campaign is financial literacy and money management.  Money Smart Week®, a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances, will be observed with programs at …

Valley Gives Day is coming – Mark your calendars for Tuesday, 5/2

The 4th annual Valley Gives Day is just a month away! This is a 24-hour online giving day that allows people throughout the Pioneer Valley and beyond to support hundreds of local nonprofits. This year, ARHS/ARMS Athletics (Hurricane Boosters) is participating for the first time, as well as ARHS PGO and Wildwood PGO. Organizations are …