March is Music In Our Schools Month, and to celebrate teachers may choose to have student musicians visit their classroom to perform a song or two for the younger grades, k – 3. The visit is a 5 minute drop-in visit from some 5th/6th grade orchestra musicians. Organizer → (email@example.com). Here are the times these […]
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. bit.ly/parentwwtech. 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 → […]
To raise awareness about how funds donated to the PGO directly support our school, we will be featuring mini-grant spotlights over the coming weeks! One of the ways that PGO fundraisers support the Wildwood community is through the mini-grant offerings, where teachers propose an event, activity, or in this instance visiting authors such as Lisa […]
On March 3-5, we will be offering free samples of a new recipe: SunButter Banana Oat at each school, which will be menued as the main breakfast item the following day. Samples will be offered at Amherst Regional Middle School and Pelham Elementary School on Tuesday, March 3, at Crocker […]
Tuesday March 3rd: MA State Primary Wednesday March 4th: EARLY RELEASE DAY & Read Across America Day Assembly @ 9:10 am […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
New leadership needed: Chair and Assistant Chair Secretary Fundraising Chair Volunteer Outreach Committee Members More details are also available on Signup Genius!
It’s that time of the year again! Registration for Splash! Spring 2019 is NOW OPEN. Amherst Splash is a one day event where middle and high school students take classes taught by Amherst College students. This year, Splash! will be held on April 20, 2019 from 9am to 4pm.We are thrilled to debut a great course catalog that […]
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 […]
On Thursday March 21st, Wildwood is having it’s 7th Annual Family Math Night! Pizza, Math games, and Bus transportation will be available again as in previous years. NEW this year: Our 5th & 6th grade students have created MATH games in the MAKERSPACE and these will have their debut at our Family-fun event! Our Games’ Volunteer Team includes members […]
We are happy to announce the scheduling of the first Amherst-wide Science Night to be held the evening of April 10th at Amherst Regional Middle School. This will be an evening of demonstrations and activities with scientific professionals from our community with topics ranging from astronomy and biochemistry to material science and zoology. We are […]
Get details of the current proposal for state aid to build a new school for Amherst, and participate in a facilitated discussion to share your thoughts. Mark your calendars–more information to come soon! Amherst Town Councilors and Amherst School Committee members will be present at each of these meetings. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27: 3:30-5:30 P.M. AT […]
Dear Wildwood Community, It’s time to send in those Box Tops so we can get the cash! Ten cents each really can add up. Thanks everyone, Michelle Borkhuis Wildwood Box Top Coordinator If you have any questions, you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Friday, Feb 1 Time: 8:30 to 9:30am Where: Main office conference room Get to know your Principal with an Open Q&A session and share your vision for Wildwood. Sponsored by the Wildwood PGO View Flyer in English View Flyer in Spanish
We are recruiting volunteer coaches to support the Wildwood team! If enough coaches are found, WW can field two teams (WW GOTR – grades 3-5; grade 6). Below is more information about Girls on the run. Girls on the Run inspires 3rd-5th grade girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a […]
ARPS has a new food website. Parents can sign up to have the lunch menu emailed weekly. The harvest for the month for January is apples. The website can be accessed at http://www.amherstfood.com/.
The Wildwood PGO wishes everyone a happy holiday season, and a restful break! There is no school next week, and we won’t be back in session until Wednesday, January 2nd. Enjoy all that family time, and we’ll see you next year!
Each year, Florence Bank gives away $100,000 to community non-profits through its Community Choice grants program. Florence Bank customers vote for the non-profit of their choice & all non-profits getting at least 50 votes receive a grant. The non-profits receiving the most votes get up to $5,000(!) through this program. In 2017, the ARPS PGO […]
The annual UMass-Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC) is now underway. The UMACC program lets UMass employees donate to charitable organizations via paycheck, as little as $1 per pay period. The Amherst Regional Public Schools PGO (ARPS PGO), is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization consisting of the PGOs for Crocker Farm, Wildwood, the Amherst Middle School, & the […]
We made it! Together, we raised a whopping $4,885 for our Giving Tuesday fundraising event! This incredible generosity is a testament to the commitment Wildwood families have toward public school education. Thanks to your generosity, the Wildwood PGO will be able to support teachers and staff, and fund exciting projects that enrich the educational experience […]
A message from our librarian Ms Susan Wells: “Natasha Lowe returned to play 31 games made by our talented 4th graders bringing her book The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel to life! We read the book during 4th grade lunch, Natasha Lowe visited with each 4th grade class and brainstormed with our students, students brought their ideas […]
“Thanks to the amazing support of our PGO, families, and students, there are two new soccer goals and balls for students to use throughout the day. The goals are perfect for smaller sized games, and allow multiple grades to have their own field during recess. Thank you!!!” – Mr. B. This equipment was purchased with […]
THE 2nd ANNUAL MCBA MAKERSPACE PLAY DAY! 5th & 6th grade students READ an MCBA Mashup book, they created a game or activity that features that book, then they built it AND NOW WE ARE READY TO PLAY! You are invited to come and play (and help a little bit, if possible). Your job will […]
On or before Tuesday, November 27, please give to the Wildwood children and to the people that welcome them in school. Make out a check to the PGO and send it back to school in the BROWN ENVELOPE. Or, click here to donate online! The Giving Tuesday/Brown envelope fundraiser is the biggest single funder of […]
Just a reminder that there is no school Wednesday, Nov. 21- Friday, Nov. 23 in recognition of Thanksgiving. The newsletter is going to take a break next week. On behalf of the Wildwood PGO, the team would like to wish all readers a happy Thanksgiving, and safe travels if you are hitting the road, rails, […]
Donations are needed for the annual WW Library Bookswap. Every student gets free books! Please bring your gently read books to the Wildwood Library during the month of November to donate it to the book swap. You can view the Wildwood Library Newsletter for more details.