Join the FPA!

Have you heard about the new booster organization for ARPS Performing Arts? Friends of Performing Arts (FPA), was formed this year and has already made some great strides in helping the performing arts programs. In its first 3 months, FPA held 4 major fundraisers, raised more than $3,500, received funds from 378 donors, held 5 bake sales, secured support from a […]

4th of July Volunteers Needed

The Amherst 4th of July Celebration is looking for volunteers for this year’s festival. If you are interested in contributing to a community event, filled with fun and festivities, while getting a front row seat to the fireworks, come assist the Amherst 4th of July Celebration. This is a great opportunity to give back to […]


The “Woot Woot Wagon” rolled into Wildwood today to bring sugar, caffeine and joy to our treasured teachers and staff! On this final day of Teacher Appreciation Week, the PGO seized the opportunity to acknowledge and recognize the incredible dedication all Wildwood staff demonstrate every day. The Woot Woot Wagon had an abundance of treats […]

Join AEF in a Toast to 25 Years on May 30th

Tickets are now available! We hope you can join us on Thursday, May 30, 2019, for a festive evening of fun! It’s the party of the season, and we don’t want you to miss it! AEF honors YOU, our generous supporters, as we celebrate 25 years of support for our elementary and regional public schools.* Join us to raise a glass […]

Amherst Community Cleanup Day

The Town of Amherst is hosting a Community Cleanup on Saturday, May 4th from 9AM-11AM. There will be three meeting locations throughout the Town, each will have an area captain stationed to organize and assist volunteers. Several Town Councilors will be serving as area captains. We will provide collection bags for trash and recycling and […]

Screenagers Viewings

Mark your calendars for viewings of Screenagers at Wildwood April 30th at 6 PM and on May 1st for students in grades 4, 5, and 6.  All will be invited to watch the documentary and participate in a discussion afterward. The evening viewing is recommended for students in 4th grade and up as it deals […]

Amherst Education Foundation is seeking new board members

AEF gives approximately $30,000 in grants to our public schools every year. We are seeking Board members who are dedicated to our mission of supporting our regional public schools in providing a challenging and enriching educational experience that maximizes the learning potential of everystudent and prepares them to succeed in the 21stcentury. AEF’s all volunteer […]

Daffodil Run 4/28/19

  The 9th Annual  Daffodil Run is a festive Springtime 5K run/walk or 10K run to support Big Brother/Big Sisters, taking place on Sunday, April 28, 2019. This event draws over 1,000 people to Kendrick Park in downtown Amherst. The Daffodil Run started nine years ago as a fundraiser for CHD’s Big Brothers Big Sisters […]

Special Education Survey Deadline Extended to 3/29

Dear Parents/Guardians of Students with Special Education Services, This year the Amherst-Pelham Regional School District hired an independent consulting firm, Public Consulting Group (PCG) to conduct a survey of our special education services. The purpose of this survey is to follow up on the survey previously conducted by this firm and is part of our […]