The Amherst BID’s Annual Celebrate Amherst Block Party Celebrates the Businesses, Culture & Community of Downtown Amherst on September 19, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Music at the Futurliner Stage with WRSI’s DJ Kaliis and at The River Stage/Realignment Park: Buddy McEarns Band 5 – 6 pm (60 min); Masala Jazz 6:20-7:30 pm […]
Audition for LSSE’s Matilda the Musical on September 13, 14, 15, with callbacks September 16. The production will be staged in January 2020. To make an appointment call Amherst Leisure Services at 413-259-3065. If you haven’t signed up for your audition slot by Friday, September 13 at 4:00 pm, please call Jim Pistrang, Producer, at 413-237-5710 and he […]
Welcome back, everyone! The Wildwood PGO looks forward to an exciting new school year. Please see below a list of beginning of school year events: New Family Welcome, August 26, 6:30 pm., Wildwood Library Back to School on the Common, August 27th, 5 – 6:30 pm, Amherst Town Common ( Flyer below – rain location […]
Dear Parents and Guardians, The School Nutrition Department is so thankful for all of your support last school year and we are very excited about the upcoming year. The District is fortunate to be partnering with Project Bread for another school year to further enhance menu offerings. In addition, the department is actively exploring ways […]
2019 – 2020 Bus Routes Bus routes are now posted on the district website. You can access them here: http://www.arps.org/district/transportation/bus-routes Las rutas de autobús están ahora disponibles en la página web del distrito. Puede acceder a ellos aquí: http://www.arps.org/district/transportation/bus-routes
New leadership needed: Chair and Assistant Chair Secretary Fundraising Chair Volunteer Outreach Committee Members More details are also available on Signup Genius!
In lieu of a last PGO meeting of the year, we encourage you to attend the School Committee Meeting on June 18 at 6 pm at Amherst Town Hall (Town Room). Principal Nick will present the vision for Wildwood’s future. Thank you for a great year!
Volunteers are needed to support the Wildwood team. New coaches are needed for Fall 2019! Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a unique 10 week (twice weekly) after-school program led by trained coaches who lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in […]
LWV GIANT SUMMER BOOK SALE Awesome Selection! Low Prices! Friday, July 26: 9 AM to 6 PM Saturday-Sunday, July 27-28: 9 AM to 4 PM Friday-Saturday, August 2-3: 9 AM to 4 PM Fort River Elementary School Gymnasium, 70 South East Street We invite all young readers to come browse our wonderful collection of books […]
Dear Families, Thank you for all of the ways you have supported our school gardens! After a cool, rainy spring with little growth, the gardens are ready for an awesome summer, and you can help! This year we will be doing things differently, as we will have weekly maintenance support from the UMass Permaculture program. […]
Please join the Wildwood PTO for an end of the year picnic on Thursday, June 13th. The event will start at 5:30 PM by the basketball court and will feature a dunk tank and student performances starting at 6:45 PM. There will be a table to sign up for PGO leadership and volunteer opportunities or […]
New leadership needed: Chair and Assistant Chair Secretary Fundraising Chair Volunteer Outreach Committee Members For these and more volunteer opportunities, please check out the PGO table at the End of Year Picnic on June 13. More details are also available on Signup Genius!
THANK YOU to all Multicultural Fair and Potluck participants and volunteers! We had fantastic weather, outstanding performances, and lots of participation from adults and children alike on Wednesday, May 22. Thank you to everyone that helped in any way to make this a successful celebration of the many cultures at Wildwood Elementary School.
THANK YOU, WILDWOOD PARENTS AND GUARDIANS!!! Thanks to the wonderful generosity of Wildwood families, the PGO exceeded the Wildwood Gives fundraising goal! You gave an incredible $4,480!!! It is heartwarming how committed Wildwood families are to supporting the school. With your help, the PGO can continue to support teachers and staff, enriching the curriculum and […]
“Come one, Come all! ARHS is having its very Rainbow Run, hosted by the Class of 2021 on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Summit Academy parking lot. Walk/run a course around the high school and the middle school while getting multicolored powder thrown at you! Music, popsicles, and snacks to follow! […]
Spring has arrived and so has the annual announcement of the UMass Fine Arts Center’s (FAC) new season. The 2019-20 FAC performing arts season hosts a brilliant line-up of international and local treasures, as well as some newcomers to FAC venues. And for families, there are five events that are accessible for all ages plus […]
The New England Academy of Chinese Language & Culture meets on Sundays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at ARMS during the school year to provide Chinese language and culture instruction. As part of an agreement with the district, the program receives a reduced rental rate in exchange for reserving spots for ARPS students at reduced […]
Order your 2018-2019 Yearbook! Click here to download your Yearbook Order Form Order Deadline for all students: Friday, May 31st
May 29, 2019, 5 – 7 pm, Amherst Regional High School Cafeteria Farm to School Cultural Food Exchange Come join our Farm to School Cultural Food Exchange and help celebrate the work that has been done this past year to build a robust Farm to School (F2S) program which will link fresh food in the […]
The Amherst Education Foundation is seeking a part-time (20 hours/month) Administrative Assistant to assist with our work fundraising and providing grants to educators in the Amherst Regional Public Schools. For more information about the organization, please see our website: https://www.amhersteducationfoundation.org/. Duties include coordinating mailings, depositing and keeping track of checks and other donations; keeping QuickBooks and […]
The Cognitive Neuroscience Group at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is recruiting children between the ages of 8 and 12 years to participate in research studies funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Health. Study 1. This is a longitudinal study that follows children over a period […]
2019 Wildwood Multicultural Fair Date: Wednesday, May 22 (rain date: Thursday, May 23) Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm SAVE THE DATE! Plan on attending Wildwood’s community potluck, a celebration of our diversity. In addition to a fantastic meal there will be a variety of activities, a fashion show, performances (music, dance, song, etc.), and a chance […]
UMass Field Hockey program – for boys and girls- K-2nd grade, 3rd & 4th grade, 5th & 6th grade, 7th & 8th grade We are excited to announce that we will be offering a new youth fall field hockey program at UMass! Our Mini Minutes program has been so successful in our first 2 seasons […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]