The people of Puerto Rico continue to suffer from lack of basic needs following devastation from two recent hurricanes. One of our staff members, Mari Vicente, has been working with Waves for Water, a non-profit that works throughout the world bringing water purifying … Continue reading
Come to a Gospel Choir Concert to benefit Amherst A Better Chance (ABC) on Tuesday, April 10th, at Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst. The concert starts at 7:30 PM and features the Amherst Area Gospel Choir, the Amherst Regional High School … Continue reading
Wednesday, March 21, 7-9:15PM Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst Social Action Committee Presents: Mudbound, a 2017 film about two veterans, one black, one white and their respective experiences when they return home from WWII. The New York times review puts … Continue reading
Food! Music! Theater! Competition!! A celebration of Government and Politics. Join the League of Women Voters of Amherst for the Second Annual Civics Fest on April 6, 2018, starting at 7 p.m. in the Amherst Regional High School auditorium. Once again, … Continue reading
This latest installment of Time Traveling Stories takes us on a journey to the 1840’s! When young Justine is sent back in time, she meets Angeline Palmer, a brave African American girl who was saved from slavery with the help of the … Continue reading
Sean Gaskell will give a performance and educational demonstration on the kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. He will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the kora’s musical repertoire in addition to some of … Continue reading
For Teachers 2017 PGO letter to staff Description Form Form 1 – Funding request pdf Form 2A – Field trip request form Form 2B – Field trip sample language Form 3 – Request for payment pdf
Guest interviews for the African American Read-In !!!! Below are the extended interviews Parts 1 and 2. The editing for these videos was done by 5th Grade students Mihir, Nishant, and Silas during our Arts Integration Block.
What a great show! Our 6th and 5th graders worked hard to make our assembly and Drop Everything And Read time a huge success and FUN for our whole community!
Mark your calendars for the screening of the film “Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age” at Greenfield Middle School on 3/13 and at East Meadow School in Granby on 3/28. Both screenings are open to the public. To learn … Continue reading
Is your child interested in learning about computers and programming? Checkout the https://nerdsummit.org/ It’s free. Signup is here: https://ti.to/nerd/nerd-summit-2018 Sessions range from high-level-nerdy, to newbie stuff. The newbie stuff is a track run on Saturday, March 17, 10-5 by Holyoke Codes: https://holyokecodes.org/ 10am-12pm Intro … Continue reading
Dear ARPS Parents and Guardians: In the wake of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, school safety and advocacy have been on all of our minds. Many of you are aware of a national advocacy effort planned for March 14. Please … Continue reading
The ARHS Theater Company presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee! This Tony Award-winning musical follows the quirky, heartbreaking, and hilarious lives of middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. ARHS’s unique immersive staging of the show is guaranteed … Continue reading
Basic Rights in Special Education. Monday March 12, 2018 @ 5:00 PM, ARHS Library. Please mark your calendars and join us for this informative workshop for parents and professionals. RSVP to SEPAC@ARPS.org or call (413) 687-4255. Derechos básicos en educación especial. Lunes … Continue reading
Here’s a graphical representation of where the PGO’s funds are coming from and going to so far this school year. All your generous donations are put to good use supporting our great teachers, enriching the children’s curriculum, and building community.
Join Amherst Education Foundation for an evening of celebration, fun, and food as we honor the 9 principals from the Amherst Regional and Union 28 schools along with our community champion Florence Bank. Our principal honorees are: Mark Jackson, Patty … Continue reading
Meet the Candidates for School Committee! at the next Wildwood PGO Meeting, Tuesday Mar 6, 2018 6:00pm-7:15pm 6pm Candidates for Amherst School Committee, Kerry Spitzer, Ben Herrington, and Allison McDonald will each give a brief speech and then answer your questions in preparation for the … Continue reading
Moving Through School: How to Adjust to New Schools and New Expectations Date: Wednesday March 7 Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Location: Amherst Regional Middle School, PD Center A conversation about the different expectations when children move on from one grade … Continue reading
FREE! HOSTED BY UMASS FIELD HOCKEY – COME JOIN THE FUN! April 3, 10, 17, 24, 2018 5:30-6:30pm @UMass Gladchuk Sports Complex Open to any and all girls & boys, ages 5-13 Head Coach Barb Weinberg and the University of Massachusetts … Continue reading
Sign up your child today for LSSE spring youth sports and browse the LSSE website for multiple programs for the spring and summer at http://www.lsse.org. View Flyer
Spring 2018 Amherst Youth Lacrosse – Grades K-6 Teams forming now, register today! Competitive, fun, new players welcome. Deadline – This week! Register today – www.amherstyouthlacrosse.org http://amherstyouthlacrosse.org/Default.asp?org=AMHERSTYOUTHLACROSSE.ORG Questions? – Contact AYL president Andy MacDougall at firstname.lastname@example.org
The LSSE Summer Camp Fair will be held on March 10th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Jones Library in Amherst. There are preschool camps, sports camps, days camps, youth programs, teen programs and specialty camps. View Flyer
A new session of Joyful Drawing and Painting (Ages 8-11) will begin Thursday, March 22! This is a great opportunity for kids to get involved in an enriching after school activity where they can engage in self expression in a supportive … Continue reading
Thursday March 22, 2018 is the WW FAMILY MATH NIGHT. Pizza, potluck, and math game fun for the whole family! Look for a Flyer and RSVP in your child’s backpack upon return from vacation.
Meeting Sponsored by the Wildwood PGO When: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 6 p.m.-7:15 pm. Where: Wildwood Elementary School Library What: Come meet the School Committee Candidates: Ben Herrington, Kerry Spitzer, Allison McDonald Candidates will give a brief speech and then answer … Continue reading
We had a snow day on the planned early release day on Wednesday Feb 7, the early release has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 28. Please mark your calendars. Also, we have had three school closings so far, making the … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Please join us for information sessions for the Elementary and Secondary levels. Come meet our principals, the superintendent, and receive information about our schools and how to register! These events are for both ARPS families with students transitioning to Kindergarten, … Continue reading
In 2016 we “Hit the Books” and our very own 6th graders are planning a big surprise for our MARCH 2nd 2018 READ ACROSS AMERICA Assembly at 9:50 AM! (Please note the change in time. Our apologies for posting the wrong time earlier … Continue reading