Technology Corner Review

HI PARENT/GUARDIAN, THIS WEEK WE’LL ATTEMPT SOMETHING DIFFERENT. I AM GOING TO THE BIT.LY TECH ADDRESS THAT MS. RUNYAN CREATED FOR OUR WILDWOOD STUDENTS. I will demonstrate the great resources available on this page. There are sooo many. For example, my child is in the 4th grade. On the Parent Tech Resources page  → […]


TECHNOLOGY USE & YOUR STUDENT WEEKLY TOPIC  ~ DID YOU KNOW? ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT:  your family’s AMOUNT of screen time? being able to enforce household technology TIME LIMITS? The following parent resource, Screenagers, discusses many topics of concern and offers  Parenting Apps ↭ Parenting Tips Please explore SCREENAGERS MOVIE | Growing Up In A Digital […]


Common Sense. Org    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 […]

Autism: Parent Training Series

Mark your calendars and reserve your spot today. Social Skills: How to Optimize your Child’s Play-dates, January 10, 2018.  6:00 – 7:30 PM @ Amherst Regional Middle School, PD Center A conversation on what expectations to consider regarding play-dates as well as practical information on how to set them up and what skills to work on.  Will include […]

Registration for Multi-Arts’ Summer Camp is now OPEN!

Children will have a unique time exploring all the arts with top-notch professional artists every day.  Our superb educational experience will enrich children’s lives now and in their future. Space is limited, so register NOW! Check this fantastic video  created by children who attended Multi-Arts in the past: Clear message. Fun. Creative. Reflects the power of the […]

Special free family screening of “Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age,” February 8

Mark your calendars for this free family event, sponsored by the ARMS PGO and the Principal’s office. We will be hosting a screening of the film “Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age” on Wednesday, February 8, from 6:30-8:30 pm in the ARMS auditorium. Admission is free and open to all ARMS families.  We will […]

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, […]

Plea$e Give: Valley Gives or Brown Envelope

Hello Wildwood, today is the day! This is the day when those who love the Pioneer Valley come together for 24 hours of giving. It’s one extraordinary way to support the organizations that make the Pioneer Valley special. Please consider supporting WILDWOOD, an organization that supports your child and our community: View: Spr16-PGOfundraiser

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 […]

Less Testing More Learning-Amherst High Stake Testing Opt Out Meeting (2/6)

Less Testing More Learning-Amherst High Stake Testing Opt Out Meeting On Saturday, February 6th from 3-5PM at the Jones Library Woodbury Room (43 Amity Street, Amherst, MA) join Amherst area students, families and community members united in opting out. We are committed to organizing and building a strong, vibrant local movement to realize a future […]

Are You an Expert?

Are you (or someone you know) a content expert in or someone who cares deeply about… technology diversity co-teaching curriculum? The Wildwood School Governance Council has suggested we address these topics in future all-school PGO meetings. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for January 26, 2016. The tentative topic is children and technology. Current thinking is […]

#WishfulWeekend, the final push

We’re thrilled to report that we had a most successful 2015 ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬ fundraising campaign. Twenty-six donors stepped forward and contributed $1,416.00 to our PGO! This will go a long way in supporting Wildwood’s many all-school activities (such as Movie and Math Nights, and the Multicultural Fair) and teacher mini-grants. ‪#‎WishfulWeekend… We’re so close to meeting our […]

Amherst Schools Winter Clothing Share, Now thru 11/18

We are looking for donations of clean and gently used items including hats, mittens, coats, snow pants, scarfs and boots (all sizes children and adult are needed). Drop Off: Now through November 13th in the Wildwood Lobby Share: November 16th, 17th and 18th during school hours in the Wildwood Lobby. Or just stop by 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 […]

Family TIES of Massachusetts Presents: Let’s Get Organized (11/4)

2Do you wish you had a way to keep track of your child’s IEPs, evaluations, progress reports, doctor reports, test results, and more? Western Parent Coordinator will offer effective ways for parents to organize and manage paperwork, building a customized binder for your child – plus general ideas on “keeping it together” and tips for […]