RSVP for Family Math Night on Thursday, March 21

Wildwood Elementary School Presents a Title 1 and PGO Sponsored Family Math Night. We are all Mathematicians! Thursday March 21, 2019 5:45 – 7:30 pm* “Play and Take” Math Games Pizza dinner in the cafeteria:  5:45-6:15 Math games in rooms around school:  6:15-7:15 Grand prize raffle in the Gymnasium:  7:15-7:30 RSVP by Monday March 18th *​Buses will pick up ​at […]

Fresh Air Fund Call for Volunteers

Fresh Air Fund provides summer experiences for low-income children from New York City, and they rely on volunteer host families to open their hearts and homes to children who might not otherwise be able to enjoy a summer away. With your help, we hope to send more Fresh Air children to the Pioneer Valley on […]

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 […]

Save the date for Math Night on Thursday March 21, 2019

On Thursday March 21st, Wildwood is having it’s 7th Annual Family Math Night! Pizza, Math games, and Bus transportation will be available again as in previous years. NEW this year: Our 5th & 6th grade students have created MATH games in the MAKERSPACE and these will have their debut at our Family-fun event! Our Games’ Volunteer Team includes members […]

Volunteers needed for Math Night

In a few short weeks, on March 21st, Wildwood will host Math Night. This is a school-sponsored event, but relies on several PGO volunteers to make it successful. Elizabeth Pretel and Mila Sherman have been working hard to organize this event and have created a sign-up sheet online. Please visit using the link below and sign-up […]

ARMS volunteer info for 6th grade parents

Message from the ARMS PGO for 6th grade parents & guardians:   We are looking forward to your families joining ARMS in the fall, and wanted to share information about volunteer activities organized by the Amherst Regional Middle School (ARMS) Parent Guardian Organization. We hope you will consider getting involved. Our current year activities have included:       […]

PIED PIPER PERFORMANCES!

It’s almost showtime! THE PIED PIPER Performance What do you do when your town is overrun by rats?  You call THE PIED PIPER!  On Saturday, March 9th, take a trip to Hamelin Town with the Missoula Children’s Theatre, as over 50 local students present THE PIED PIPER, an original musical adaptation of this classic tale. This original musical […]

Three Minute Thesis Competition

UMass-Amherst brings their Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition to the Jones Library on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm in the Woodbury Room. Graduate students at UMass-Amherst conduct exciting research on a variety of timely topics, from food safety to improved water delivery systems to election reform. UMass’s Three Minute Thesis competition challenges graduate […]

National School Breakfast Week March 4th – 8th!

Come help us celebrate National School Breakfast Week next week (March 4-8, 2019) at your child’s elementary school.  This event highlights how eating a nutritious breakfast helps students “Fuel Up for Success” in the classroom and beyond.  Studies have shown that children who eat a nutritious breakfast are better able to learn, have better attendance, […]

Save the Date: Listening Sessions Regarding a Proposal and Application to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)

Get details of the current proposal for state aid to build a new school for Amherst, and participate in a facilitated discussion to share your thoughts. Mark your calendars–more information to come soon! Amherst Town Councilors and Amherst School Committee members will be present at each of these meetings. Remaining sessions: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6: 4:00-6:00 […]

Fort River School Building Committee Feasibility Study: Two Opportunities to Learn More!

Over the fall, the Fort River School Building Committee has continued to make progress with its feasibility study. The designers, TSKP Studio, have been attending the committee’s meeting and have come up with a series of design proposals for Fort River that encompass a wide range of options: new construction, different degrees of addition renovation […]

AEF Spring Celebration Date Change

Please make note of the DATE CHANGE for our Spring Event! The new date is Thursday, May 30, 2019.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 as we […]

Science Night update

We are happy to announce the scheduling of the first Amherst-wide Science Night to be held the evening of April 10th at Amherst Regional Middle School.  This will be an evening of demonstrations and activities with scientific professionals from our community with topics ranging from astronomy and biochemistry to material science and zoology.  We are […]

Save The Date – Listening Sessions Regarding a Proposal and Application to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)

Get details of the current proposal for state aid to build a new school for Amherst, and participate in a facilitated discussion to share your thoughts. Mark your calendars–more information to come soon! Amherst Town Councilors and Amherst School Committee members will be present at each of these meetings. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27: 3:30-5:30 P.M. AT […]

Children’s Music Series at Jones Library and School Vacation Week Fun

Information about upcoming programs at the Jones Library during vacation week: Family Movie Matinee & Crafternoon February 20th 2:00-5:00pm in the Woodbury Room From 2:00-3:00 we be crafting a paper collage feast. At 3:00 our movie will start, starring a rat who dreams of becoming a chef. Feed the Birds Drop-in Activity February 21st 3:00-4:00pm […]

Audition For The Pied Piper On 3/4

Auditions will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) musical production of THE PIED PIPER Monday, MARCH 4th at the Amherst Middle School Cafeteria from 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm. All those auditioning should arrive at 4:00 pm and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some of those cast in the show will be asked to stay […]

Girls on the Run Registration Open Now!

Flyer Text: Girls on the Run Spring 2019 Registration Now Open Girls on the Run inspires 3rd-5th grade girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experienced-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. NO RUNNING EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! Meeting twice weekly, each lesson integrates games and a workout geared towards preparing participants to complete […]

Umass Mini-Minutes: Free Field Hockey Program for all aged 5-13

The registration link is now up for the UMass Mini-Minutes Field Hockey Program!  The program is limited to 140 participants, ages 5-13, so don’t miss out!  Register by clicking here:  http://wmasshky.com/miniminutes/ Also, please share the flyer with your friends, family, and colleagues by following the link below: http://wmasshky.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2019MiniMinutesFlyer.pdf We look forward to another great spring of […]

Updates from the Wildwood Library

Amherst School Librarians presented at the School Committee meeting. Check out what our library is all about: School Committee Presentation 2019 You can watch the presentation here (we present at 38:30) Students in Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grades are voting for the BEST OF WILDWOOD award. The criteria: Does it have great illustrations? and Is […]