Amherst Education Foundation is seeking new board members

AEF gives approximately $30,000 in grants to our public schools every year. We are seeking Board members who are dedicated to our mission of supporting our regional public schools in providing a challenging and enriching educational experience that maximizes the learning potential of everystudent and prepares them to succeed in the 21stcentury. AEF’s all volunteer […]

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 […]

4th Annual SEPAC Stars in Our Schools Call for Nominations

Do you know of someone (student, parent, staff, community member, etc.) who you would like to recognize for their dedication, creativity, patience, and determination in helping students who receive special education to experience success? The Amherst-Pelham Regional Schools SEPAC encourages you to nominate such excellence in our learning community so that we may all publicly […]

Thank you for giving!

Thank you to all Wildwood families for helping make this year’s Valley Gives fundraising campaign a great success. Together, you donated a total of $3,610 – between online and brown envelope donations – exceeding the goal of $3,000!  Through your continued support, the PGO is able to fund curriculum enrichment events and activities, and support […]

Wildwood Science Night

Come lie on a bed of nails and check out some cool weather experiments and optical illusions! Join us at the Wildwood Elementary School Gym for Science Night with The UMass Science Outreach Club. Grades K-2: Wednesday, April 11 Grades 3-6: Thursday, April 12  6 PM to 7 PM All children must be an accompanied […]

Audition opportunity for kids–ALSCT brings KING ARTHUR to Amherst!

ALSCT and Missoula Children’s Theater brings two professional actor/directors to Amherst to stage an original, fill-scale musical production with local cast members in grades K-12 in ONLY ONE WEEK Auditions Monday March 5th, 4:15PM at the ARMS cafeteria Performances March 10th, 1:30PM and 4:00PM a the ARMS auditorium. Tickets $5/$8 View Flyer

MCBA MakerSpace Play Day 2017 was a hit!

Thank you to all our VOLUNTEERS and our incredibly creative STUDENTS for a great MCBA MAKERSPACE PLAY DAY! There were over 60 STUDENT MADE games to PLAY in 6 spaces! 130 students participated in this HUGE event! Please watch the recap and our student reflections on the process: 1. Read an MCBA Mashup Book 2. Design […]

Immigrant “Know Your Rights” Presentation

An informational session about the rights of immigrants will be presented at the Jones Library on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Woodbury Room. Are you an immigrant or an ally who is concerned about your status? The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project will be conducting a […]

“See The World, Feed Your Mind” Family Friendly Films

“See The World, Feed Your Mind” Directed by various filmmakers. 78 minutes. Not Rated. Location: Amherst Cinema Admission: $5 The characters in this collection of award-winning and audience-pleasing films are a determined bunch, unafraid to find their own way, create their own futures, search for happiness, find a way to save the planet and shoot […]

Wildwood School Featured in the News

Wildwood’s First Constitutional Convention Over the past several weeks 32 student representatives from grades 3-6 have been gathering together to create Wildwood’s first Constitution. During this Constitutional Convention they have been practicing some of the essential skills of being a citizen in a democracy: listening respectfully to differing opinions and reaching a consensus. On Friday, […]

Thank You for the Stories!

With well over 100 people in attendance, yummy food and compelling tales, last night’s storytelling event with Eshu Bumpus was a great success!!! There were many people who worked hard to make it magically come together. The PGO wishes to thank our dedicated parent volunteers, and of course, our dedicated school staff Georgia Malcolm, Jennifer Haugsjaahabink, […]

Community Events: Black History, Winterfest, Jones Kids, Girls Sports Day & More

Black History Month On The Amherst Common Date: Saturday Feb. 13 Time: 11:00-11:30am Location: Amherst Common Cost: Free National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) Date: Sunday Feb. 14 Time: 12:30pm – 4:00pm Location: Smith College Indoor Track and Tennis Facility Smith College women’s varsity and club athletics programs will be hosting free clinics […]

Amherst Together presents Conversations with Jimmy (11/16)

Amherst Together presents Conversations with Jimmy – A nationwide outreach initiative to engage diverse communities and inspire dialogue. “James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket” Monday, November 16 in the ARHS Auditorium Reception begins at 6:00pm Film Screening begins at 6:30pm Please RSVP to Carol Ross Rossc@arps.org or 413-362-1820 This event is free and the […]

3 Wks of Wildwood Generosity, #GivingTuesday 2015

This year, for the first time ever, the Wildwood PGO is participating in #GivingTuesday! We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, the Wildwood community will come together (virtually) for one common purpose: to […]

AR[T]HS Annual Exhibit, Now thru 6/11

The Amherst Regional High School Art Department and The Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Present: AR[T]HS: An Exhibit of Outstanding Student Artwork from the 2014-2015 Academic Year. The Art Department at Amherst Regional High School is proud to present AR[T]HS, an exhibit of outstanding student artwork from the 2014-2015 academic year. The exhibit will showcase […]