Bay State Bike Week, 5/9-17

Every May Massachusetts residents come together to celebrate human-powered, two-wheeled transportation. From Cape Cod to the Berkshires participants organize events like film screenings, bike breakfasts, festivals and more to encourage new riders and raise awareness about bicycle transportation. It is fitting that Massachusetts is the only state in the nation with a truly statewide bike […]

Support ARHS Track, 5/12

Support the ARHS Track and Field team by eating at The Pub in downtown Amherst on Tuesday, May 12. Mention to your server that you are there to support the team and The Pub will generously donate 15% of your total bill to the Track fund. Bring your family, meet some friends! Thanks for supporting […]

Nominate Teacher/Staff for ARPS Award, due June 1

ARPS COMMUNITY-BUILDING AWARD The ARPS Community-Building Award will recognize two employees per year from the Amherst-Pelham Public School system who have helped to foster a sense of belonging among students and who have helped to build bridges of understanding and acceptance among them. School employees from all positions are eligible for this award, which will […]

@AmherstCinema: PONYO, 5/2

Saturday, May 2 @ 10:00 AM Welcome to a world where anything is possible! Hayao Miyazaki brings to life a heartwarming and imaginative telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale The Little Mermaid. A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship and discovery […]

@Hampshire: Speak Up! for change, 5/2

Hampshire College Radical Youth Theatre proudly presents, “SPEAK UP! a voice for change” Featuring students from the: Amherst Regional Public Schools: Warriors 101 Paolo Freire Social Justice Charter School & Capacidad Afterschool Program Date: Saturday, May 2nd, 2-3:30 PM Location: Film/Photo Building, Jerome Leibling Gallery View flyer: Hampshire College Speak Up For more info, visit: cyl@hampshire.edu

Ultimate Tournament at ARHS, 5/2-3

Fabulous Layouts! Amazing Aerial Acrobatics! 30 of the top Ultimate teams in the USA will be in Amherst May 2-3 to battle for the Amherst Invitational Ultimate Tournament championship. 9:30am – 5pm, Saturday & Sunday, May 2-3 Amherst Regional High School (21 Mattoon Street, Amherst, MA). Girls Championship game on Sunday 1:45pm Boys Championship on […]

Music on Main, 5/3

Sunday, May 3, at 2:00 P.M. First Congregational Church, 165 Main Street, Amherst Music on Main presents a multigenerational concert of Requiem in D Minor by Gabriel Fauré, a melodic testament to hope and rebirth, in a novel and exciting collaboration. The choirs of First Congregational Church and South Congregational Church in Amherst will be […]

African American Achievement Night, 5/7

The 4th Annual African American Achievement Night will be held Thursday, May 7th, at 6 pm in the Amherst Regional High School Auditorium. This much-anticipated event honors students of color in Grades PreK-12 for accomplishments in academics, leadership/community service, athletics and fine/performing arts. Last year, over 500 people attended the awards night and enjoyed music, […]

See Nick Run. Run with Nick! Register for The AEF Spring Sprint

REGISTER NOW TO RUN/WALK FOR OUR SCHOOLS at https://www.runreg.com/5568 Amherst Education Foundation (www.amhersteducationfoundation.org) is non-profit organization committed to promoting students’ educational equity, supporting diversity, stimulating excellence, and mobilizing broad community support for the public schools of Amherst, Leverett, Pelham, and Shutesbury. AEF’s annual fundraising run, the Spring Sprint, will be held on Saturday, May 9th […]

Seeking Volunteers for Multicultural Fair/ Voluntarios para la Feria Multicultural

Seeking Volunteers for Multicultural Fair. MCF volunteers are needed NOW to plan Wildwood’s Multicultural Fair. The planning team will have a meeting the week after break. If interested, please go to this doodle poll http://doodle.com/hpf7ev6wramsgv5d to vote for a meeting time. Voluntarios MCF se necesitan ahora para planificar Feria Multicultural de Wildwood. El equipo de planificación […]

@Wildwood: Movie Night/Noche de Cine feat. WALL-E, 5/8

SAVE THE DATE! Movie Night is May 8th from 5:45pm-8pm 5:45pm pizza & popcorn & drinks in the gym 6:15 pm movie starts Synopsis: Academy Award-winning writer-director Andrew Stanton (“Finding Nemo”) and Pixar Animation Studios (“The Incredibles” “Cars”) transport moviegoers to a galaxy not so very far away for a new computer-animated cosmic comedy about a determined robot […]

PGO 2015-16, OPEN POSITIONS

How can you help? The PGO is in need of volunteers and has a number of leadership positions OPEN for the 2015-16 school year. If interested, please email us at: wildwoodelementarypgo@gmail.com. OPEN for 2015-16 (next school year): Co-Chair (looking for apprentice now) Secretary Treasurer Fundraising Coordinator Passive Fundraisers Communications/Blogger Field Trip Coordinator PGO Leadership (help run PGO) Event/Specific […]

@Jones: Money Smart Week®, 4/18-25

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 […]

Earth Day Illustrated Poem Contest, Deadline 4/28

The 2015 American Chemical Society Chemists Celebrate Earth Day illustrated poem contest for K12 students has “Climate Science—More Than Just A Weather Report!” as a theme. Last fall, our Local Section took second prize in the national contest! The deadline is April 28, 2015. For more information and entry instructions, please contact: Dr. Sharon Palmer, […]

Register for AEF Spring Sprint, 5/9

REGISTER NOW TO RUN/WALK FOR OUR SCHOOLS at https://www.runreg.com/5568 Amherst Education Foundation (www.amhersteducationfoundation.org) is non-profit organization committed to promoting students’ educational equity, supporting diversity, stimulating excellence, and mobilizing broad community support for the public schools of Amherst, Leverett, Pelham, and Shutesbury. AEF’s annual fundraising run, the Spring Sprint, will be held on Saturday, May 9th […]