MARCH – Wildwood Library/PGO Book Delivery and Pick Up Project

Wildwood Library/PGO Book Delivery and Pick Up Project   The Week of MARCH 1st IMPORTANT: Our MARCH backpack will be essential for our MARCH ASSEMBLY: WILDWOOD READS on Friday, March 5th at 10:40 AM.  Your student will need a PHYSICAL BOOK for the DROP EVERYTHING AND READ (DEAR) time! Pick Up at Wildwood School:  If you …

A Leader of Women’s Suffrage, Lucy Stone, Transports Audiences back in Time!

The Jones Library and The Friends of the Jones Libraries Present: History At PlayTM, LLC’s Critically Acclaimed One-Woman Performance. Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment in the United States Tuesday, March 9, 2021 – 7:00 PM ET  Free and Open to the Public -VIA LIVESTREAM DIRECT TO YOU!  Amherst, MA – History At PlayTM, LLC …

Wildwood Library/PGO Book Delivery and Pick Up Project for March

The Week of MARCH 1st IMPORTANT: Our MARCH backpack will be essential for our MARCH ASSEMBLY: WILDWOOD READS on Friday, March 5th at 10:40 AM.  Your student will need a PHYSICAL BOOK for the DROP EVERYTHING AND READ (DEAR) time! Pick Up at Wildwood School:  If you chose “pick up,” come to the front doors …

Amherst Art for Clean Energy Project

The Amherst Sunrise Movement and ARHS juniors Elaine Wu and Rebekah Hong have created a project called Amherst Art for Clean Energy.  The goal of the project is to put together a student anthology of visual or written art inspired by nature or environmental action. ARPS students ages 5-18 are invited to submit their work.  Once compiled, the anthology will …

After school science/engineering opportunity for 5th and 6th graders!

t is the year 2040. Astronauts traveled from Earth to Jupiter in a space station equipped with a vehicle that will travel to Jupiter’s moon of Europa to launch a probe into the ice moon. Its goal is to dive deep into the massive water ocean underneath the ice sheets studied by the Europa Clipper …

The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges & Universities

Amherst, MA – Intrigued by gargoyles in architecture?  Join us for The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges and Universities, an event to be hosted by the Jones Library via Zoom on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  Armed with only a camera, a sense of humor and a host of frequent …

Eighth annual African-American Read-In

Wildwood will be hosting its eighth annual African-American Read-In, this Wednesday, February 3th. This day, which takes place nationally during Black History month, is a way to recognize and celebrate the stories, books and poetry of African-American authors. The idea for an African American Read-In Day was started by the National Council of Teachers of …

What are your children doing this February Vacation?

February 15-19 Join Virtual Multi-Arts for an adventure into the ARTS Fun. Creative. Engaging. You will have at home a happy child Now your children will be able to sign up for one activity, for two activities, or for “All-you-can-Have” Our selection runs from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Art – Puppet Party – Book …

Attracting Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials

Amherst, MA – As we begin to think about planning our gardens this year, it’s a good time to consider the benefits of adding plants that attract birds, butterflies, and bees.   Learn how to do just that by joining us for Attracting Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials, a webinar to be hosted by the …

Help us tailor Multi-Arts vacation program to your needs

Help us tailor Multi-Arts vacation program to your needs, an online program that supports your children and your family during this February 15-19 School Vacation. We want children to have the pleasure to experience ARTS in all its manifestations.  To give a voice to their inner self,  To give them confident,  To provide them with the ability to appreciate themselves, and realize the beauty in their beings. Let us …

Unicorns, Mermaids AND Cookbooks!

Hello Wildwood readers and their families!  Ms. Wells sent along these pictures of all the NEW books, purchased by the WW PGO, which are ready for the January book backpacks. They include all the popular titles, unicorns, mermaids AND cookbooks! January distribution of backpacks begins on the 25th this month, so get ready!

BOOK BACKPACKS from WW Library The Week of January 25th!

Pick Up at Wildwood School:  TUESDAY, January 26th or WEDNESDAY, January 27th between 3:00 and 5:30. Don’t forget your backpack to exchange. Neighborhood Deliveries: We have 5 dedicated drivers who will contact your family and let you know when to be ready for the backpack exchange.  SCHOOL BUS DELIVERY to the apartment complexes Tuesday OR …

Get Outdoors and Play! Traveling Recess Van

Please note this is not a school sponsored event. The Amherst Hurricanes Athletic Boosters and Amherst Recreation are teaming up to provide a “Recess Van,” during the lunch/recess break between the times of 11:30-12:15 from 1/11/2021-1/29/21. The 30 minute activities will be held from approximately 11:40 -12:10. Mondays- Amherst Regional Middle School Tuesdays- Mill River …

Jones Library Virtual Program: Feasting from Your Winter Pantry

Amherst, MA – Looking for ways to make a delicious dinner without last minute trips to the market, especially these days?  Join us for Feasting from Your Winter Pantry: Soul Warming Recipes from Your Pantry, a webinar to be presented by Liz Barbour and hosted by the Jones Library via Zoom on Tuesday, January 26, …

Join Multi-Arts Spanish Through the Arts

We are happy to offer our successful Spanish Through the Arts again this winter session. Children will learn Spanish using music, art and theater, making it fun and enjoyable.  Children can choose Monday 5:00-6:00 p.m. Thursday 3:30-5:00 p.m. or both days. We will meet for 10 weeks. Thursday Theater class we will culminate in a final show in which …

The WW Library/PGO BOOK Delivery and Pick-Up

Book Pick-up will be at Wildwood Wednesday, 10/21 and Thursday, 10/22 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm. If you selected “pick-up,” you are invited to drive up to the front doors at Wildwood either Tuesday or Wednesday.  Please tell the volunteer your name and your classroom teacher so that they can find your bag! Drop-off in neighborhoods begins …

Trivia Bee – Save the Date!

Save The Date! Neither rain, nor sleet, nor a pandemic will stop AEF’s Trivia Bee. MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the 26th Annual AEF Trivia Bee — Virtual Edition: Thursday, October 29th, 2020 6:30-8:00 p.m. hosted by State Representative Mindy Domb! Participation is free, but we encourage donations benefiting the Amherst Education Foundation and our public …

Instrumental Music Online Town Hall Meeting – Monday, 9/21

As you can imagine, the instrumental music team is fielding a lot of questions right now. We’ve scheduled an “Online Town Hall Meeting” for 10 am and 7 pm next Monday, 9/21. Please share this information with families, we would love for them to join us. Below is the link:meet.google.com/six-xfsy-bok Join by phone(US) +1 435-574-4065 …

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS, FEBRUARY 29 – MARCH 13, 2020

UPCOMING EVENTS for WEEK FEBRUARY 29 – MARCH 13, 2020                        from HillTownFamilies.org   The folllowing are but TWO of the Many Events to Choose From:  Saturday, February 29, 9am – 1pm   The Northampton Winter Farmers’ Market. Held at the Northampton Council on Aging.  413-587-1228. 67 Conz …

WEEKLY INSTALLATION, TECHNOLOGY & OUR STUDENTS, INSTALACIÓN SEMANAL, TECNOLOGÍA Y NUESTROS ESTUDIANTES

Common Sense. Org            https://www.commonsensemedia.org/latino  This independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a rapidly changing world  COMMON SENSE. ORG:  Rates Media,  Educates Teachers and Students by Empowering their Knowledge Base for Learning and Life, Advocates for Kids Action by Enabling Families with Information and Advocacy. Tarifas de medios, Educa a …

Join us for a performance by Storyteller Valerie Tutson, Friday, February 7th!

Dear Parents and Guardians, You are welcome to join your child in the Wildwood Library on Friday, February 7th  to enjoy Young Audiences’ The Right To…Liberty, a performance by storyteller Valerie Tutson, brought to your school by The Wildwood PGO.  She will present twice: 9:45 – 10:30, Grades 3 – 6 : The Right To…Liberty …

Girls on the Run is coming to Wildwood this fall 2019

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 book sale – Summers are for Reading

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 …