Sugarloaf Youth Track League

Ages: 6-14 Dates: Thursday 5/25, 6/1, 6/8 and Friday 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM Location: Amherst Regional High School Track Price: $49 Boys and girls of all abilities will be placed on a team and can compete in both relap and individual events. First night for Team Assignments & Orientation: Thursday, May 25 […]

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 […]

Jones Library Event – Film & Discussion

Three Short Films from Brave New Films  Join us on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7 pm in the Woodbury Room for the next in this ongoing film and discussion series that may educate, touch your heart, and inspire you to action to help dismantle racism. This month showing is an excellent three-part series from […]

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.

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: With your help the PGO can continue […]

Games on the Common This Weekend

Amherst, Massachusetts —Think you’ve got game? Think you can take on a UMASS college athlete and win? How about at Bocce? Join us on the Downtown Common for “The Games on the Common” where ordinary Amherst citizens of all ages can engage in demonstrations of backyard prowess. Show off your style. Try your hand at […]

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 […]