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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 […]
Correction on the time 9:30 to 11:30 Come out and play! Teams forming now for Spring 2019 for 8 – 12-year-olds. Practices: 6-7:30pm Monday, Wednesday; Friday 9:00-10:30am Saturday Register online by March 10th http://www.amherstyouthlacrosse.org
Baseball and Softball for boys and girls ages 5 to 16 who live or go to school in Amherst, Hadley, Pelham, Shutesbury, Leverett, and Sunderland. Indoor spring training starts on March 9th, season runs from April to Mid-June. To register and for additional information: http://www.amherstbaseball.org
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dear Wildwood Community, It’s time to send in those Box Tops so we can get the cash! Ten cents each really can add up. Thanks everyone, Michelle Borkhuis Wildwood Box Top Coordinator If you have any questions, you can email me at email@example.com
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 […]
Over the fall and winter, the Fort River School Building Committee has continued to make progress with its feasibility study. A community meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 13th at 6:30pm at the Amherst Regional Middle School auditorium, 170 Chestnut St, Amherst, MA 01002, with a follow up meeting two weeks later in Town […]
AEF is planning its annual spring gala on March 16, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at UMass in the Amherst Room of the Campus Center. Join us for our annual spring gala as we celebrate YOU, the incredible donors who have supported public education in Amherst for 25 years! What a milestone!
February 2, 2019 – February 9, 2019 https://www.facebook.com/WinterFestAmherst/ WinterFest Amherst 2019 is back with 8 Days and 7 Nights of winter fun and over 35+ events! The festival kicks off this Saturday, February 2 and runs through February 9, 2019. Mark your calendars and attend the Pioneer Valley’s largest winter carnival! Fun and free events this […]
Wildwood will be celebrating its sixth annual African-American Read-In on Tuesday, February 5th, as a joyous way to kick-off Black History Month. The African American Read-In Day was started by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in 1990. It is a means of recognizing and becoming more familiar with the stories, books and poetry of […]
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 […]
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 […]
Date: Friday, Feb 1 Time: 8:30 to 9:30am Where: Main office conference room Get to know your Principal with an Open Q&A session and share your vision for Wildwood. Sponsored by the Wildwood PGO View Flyer in English View Flyer in Spanish
We are recruiting volunteer coaches to support the Wildwood team! If enough coaches are found, WW can field two teams (WW GOTR – grades 3-5; grade 6). Below is more information about Girls on the run. Girls on the Run inspires 3rd-5th grade girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a […]
January 18, 2019 The Amherst School Committee met last night to hear Dr. Morris’s proposal for getting to consensus on a Statement Of Interest (SOI) application to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) for aid in either replacing or renovating our aging elementary schools. The presentation reviewed our history of applying to the MSBA over […]
ARPS has a new food website. Parents can sign up to have the lunch menu emailed weekly. The harvest for the month for January is apples. The website can be accessed at http://www.amherstfood.com/.
February 2, 2019 – February 9, 2019 https://www.facebook.com/WinterFestAmherst/ Celebrate the season with your fellow Amherst residents! WinterFest Amherst 2019 returns with a week-long schedule of venues and events for the whole family. We’ll kick off the week’s festivities with the Luminaria on the Town Commons, a public display of over 1,500 flickering luminarias, and end […]
Your donations make a difference – new books at the Wildwood Library! You can follow them on Twitter @Wildwoodlibrary. Photo text: Thanks to the Wildwood PGO we have MANY new pictures to explore in the Caldecott Club. We are on the hunt for the most distinguished […]
Photo text: 3-D Owl Craft presented by the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. January 22nd, 4 – 5 pm Woodbury Room Jones Library. Kids of all ages are invited to join the Eric Carle Museum and the Jones […]
Just a friendly reminder that there is no school for all Amherst Regional Students on Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr Day and again on Tuesday, January 22 for a Teacher Curriculum Day.
Orchestra teacher Heather O’Mara has organized a food drive for the Amherst Survival Center to take place at both the Crocker Farm orchestra concert (January 10, 6:30 p.m.) and the Wildwood orchestra concert (January 11, 6:30 p.m.). Non-perishable food items are appreciated.
Barefoot and Balanced Lectures with Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Author & TimberNook Founder Angela Hanscom Thursday, January 17, 6pm (snow date: Thursday March 14, 6pm) Friday, January 18, 1:30pm (snow date: Friday, March 15, 1:30pm) Free, registration required Angela Hanscom will present a lecture on her recent book, Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, […]
The Wildwood PGO wishes everyone a happy holiday season, and a restful break! There is no school next week, and we won’t be back in session until Wednesday, January 2nd. Enjoy all that family time, and we’ll see you next year!
Greetings, I’m Vicki Van Zee, the new Farm to School grant coordinator. We are in need of a few interested volunteers to help us with the current planning stage of the grant. Could you please put the following info in your next newsletter? Thanks much and if you have any questions, please […]
Recycling 101 Amherst, MA – Learn the basics of household recycling in the town of Amherst on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm in the Woodbury Room at the Jones Library. Are you confused about what you can and cannot recycle? Why are there suddenly so many more recycling rules? What is recycling “contamination”? […]
Each year, Florence Bank gives away $100,000 to community non-profits through its Community Choice grants program. Florence Bank customers vote for the non-profit of their choice & all non-profits getting at least 50 votes receive a grant. The non-profits receiving the most votes get up to $5,000(!) through this program. In 2017, the ARPS PGO […]