Amherst Youth Basketball League / Baloncesto Juvenil (12/2)

Amherst Youth Basketball League. AYBL Jamboree (All Teams) – Dec. 12th. Regular session begins Saturday, January 2, 2016. Coed League: Grades K-2 Meets at Fort River and Wildwood Schools both Saturday and Sunday mornings or early afternoons. Players in this division PRACTICE but play NO FORMAL GAMES. Girls’ Divisions: Grades 3&4: Sunday afternoons at Wildwood […]

Stone Soup Bazaar & Café (12/5)

Stone Soup Bazaar & Cafe – December 5th, 9am-3pm The Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst (UUSA) is pleased to be hosting the Stone Soup Bazaar & Cafe in our lovely remodeled Meetinghouse located at 121 N. Pleasant St., Amherst. Come gift shopping at our arts and crafts fair featuring potters, fabric artists, wood workers, jewelers, […]

Jones Library NOVEMBER Events: Trivia, Victorian Clothing, Halloween Film Fest, and more!

After School Comic Club (Grades 3-5): Thursday, 11/5 , 4pm Trivia Night: Thursday, 11/5, and every first Thursday of the month Chess Club: Saturday 11/7 & 12/5 – 3:30 – 5:00pm (ages 7+) The Victorian Lady: Saturday, 11/7 After School Writing Club (Grades 3-5) : Thursday, 11/12 Lego Club, Saturday, 11/14, 3:00 – 4:30pm, Woodbury […]

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 […]

Public feedback on grade reconfiguration available

If you haven’t gotten up to speed on the grade reconfiguration that the District has recommended, you can start by reading the District’s materials (linked at the Wildwood PGO website at or the parent, teacher & community feedback publicly available (online at If you have not yet shared your own thoughts, PLEASE DO. […]

Hitchcock Enchanted Forest (10/23 – 10/24)

Nature’s Myth Busters Friday & Saturday, October 23 & 24, 5pm-8pm Come to the Enchanted Forest for a magical treat. You will be led along our pumpkin lit forest trails where creatures will emerge to share their stories. This year, learn fact from fiction from some of your favorite local critters. Fun for all ages. […]

Youth on Broadway Auditions (10/22 and 10/24)

Youth on Broadway! LSSE offers another exciting opportunity for kids in performing arts, Youth on Broadway! Youth in grades 4-12 perform Broadway hits in a musical theater revue. Auditions are Thurs., Oct. 22, 6-8:30 pm, and Sat., Oct. 24, 12-5 pm.  Sign up for an audition appointment at 413-259-3065 or go to for more info. […]

Ukelele Strum-Along in the Jones (10/25)

Have you ever wanted to play the ukulele? Here’s your chance! You’re invited to a Ukulele Strum-Along on Sunday, October 25, from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. in the Jones Library Amherst Room! This is an all ages strum-along for beginning ukulele players led by Julie Stepanek. Ukuleles will be available to borrow. Space is limited […]

Coming Together Community Conversation (10/27)

Please join us for: “Community Conversations: Planning Some Action Steps” Tuesday, October 27, 7:00PM – 8:45PM We invite everyone in the community to come together at The Jones Library to brainstorm, discuss, form action teams, and plan to initiate action steps to help dismantle racism in our community and beyond. We will invite participants to […]

Community Trick or Treating at UMass Northeast (10/28)

Trick or treating at UMass! On Wednesday, October 28th from 5-7, the Northeast Area will be participating in trick or treating for young children and their families. College students who volunteered in designated dorms will pass out candy to the kids as they and their families go through the dorms. The halls participating are: Mary […]

Annual Trivia Bee (10/29)

The Amherst Education Foundation will hold its 21st annual Trivia Bee on October 29, 2015 from 7 pm to 9 pm> in the Amherst Regional Middle School auditorium. The AEF supports public schools. For further information, La Fundación para la Educación Amherst celebrará su 21a anual Bee Trivia en 29 de octubre 2015 19:00-21:00> […]

Halloween Fright Night Film Screening at the Jones (10/29)

Halloween Fright Night Film Screening  Halloween is the perfect time to have fun getting scared.  Join us for a pre-Halloween Fright Night film screening of a classic horror film by Alfred Hitchcock, which may forever change the way you look at our feathered friends. Join us in the Woodbury Room on Thursday, October 29 at […]

Grade Configuration Recommendations – Open Meeting (10/20)

This Tuesday night the District will be presenting its recommendations about grade configuration — should Amherst have three K-6 elementary schools or a single district wide K-1 at Crocker Farm, and a single district wide 2-6 school somewhere else? The meeting is open to the public, and will be held at the Amherst High School […]

UMass Homecoming Parade (10/17)

Homecoming Parade Event Details OCTOBER 17, 2015 10:30 AM-11:30 AM UMass Amherst campus Dallas Mall to McGuirk Stadium Join the tradition of the Homecoming Parade as it winds its way through downtown Amherst and the UMass campus on October 17. Come cheer for the Minuteman Marching Band, Sam the Minuteman and all the floats and […]

Family Day – UMass Women’s Soccer (10/18)

UMass Women’s Soccer and the UMass Sport Management SoccerFest Students are hosting a UMass Women’s Soccer Family Day for Amherst families to come together, have fun, and spread cancer awareness. The game is THIS SUNDAY at 1PM. Fútbol femenino UMass y al SoccerFest estudiantes UMass Sport Management están organizando Día de la Familia de Fútbol […]

Middle / High School Consolidation (10/19) Listening Session

The District is currently exploring the possibility of consolidating the Regional Middle and High Schools into a singe building. This exploration is the result of a significant funding gap at the Regional level, a declining student population and questions from the leaders of the four Regional towns about when and whether such a consolidation might […]

Walk to School Day! (10/20)

WILDWOOD WALKS! INTERNATIONAL WALK to SCHOOL DAY TUESDAY OCTOBER 20, 2015 Dear Wildwood Parents and Guardians, Your school is participating in Safe Routes to School, a program offered by MassRIDES, the Commonwealth’s travel options service of the Executive Office of Transportation. The Safe Routes to School program aims to reduce congestion, air pollution, and traffic […]

Basketball League Tryouts (11/3, 11/4, 11/7)

Registration is now open to try out for the Suburban Basketball Travel League. Held at the Amherst Middle School Gym, tryouts will take place: / La inscripción está abierta a probar para el Suburban Básquet Viajes League. Celebrada en el Gimnasio Amherst Middle School, las pruebas se llevarán a cabo: Thursday,  November 3rd 5/6 grade boys […]

Jones Library – Upcoming events in October (Legos, LittleBits, MakerSpaces, and more!)

Oct. 10 – Lego Club at the Jones. Saturdays 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, and 12/12, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm, in the Woodbury Room (in the lower level). Ages 6-10yo; Legos will be provided! / 10 de octubre – Lego Club en el Jones. Sábados 9/12, 10/10, 11/14 y 12/12, 15:00-16:30, en la Sala de Woodbury (en la […]

School Governance Council – Nominations Open

NOMINATION FORM Call for Nominations Parent Representatives Needed for Wildwood School Governance Council two (2) year term School Governance Council (SGC) of Wildwood is formed as part of the state’s School Reform Act. The SGC helps to create a partnership between school administration, teachers, and parents. Wildwood School Governance Council Charter The SGC is responsible […]

Amherst Youth Football Games (10/10)

AMHERST YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE Come watch the Pee-Wees, Juniors, and Seniors PLAY! Next Home Game is October 10 @ 2pm   All home games played at Community Field (at ARHS) * All proceeds from the home games benefit AYFL * This is not a school sponsored event  Announcement sourced from Fort River blog at AMHERST JUVENTUD DE FÚTBOL LIGA Ven a […]

Halloween Window Painting, Tennis, and Juggling with LSSE

HALLOWEEN WINDOW PAINTING! Participate in the annual fun ritual to decorate the town and spreads safe, wholesome Halloween festivity: Window Painting! The deadline to register is Oct. 16, and participants get down to work on Oct. 24. Also, TENNIS !  and JUGGLING !   Another session of Youth and Adult Tennis lessons starts on Sat., Oct. 17, […]

local high school sports app

Get access to statewide information about your favorite Massachusetts high school athletic teams and their competitions. With the MIAA app FANS can… ● Select your favorite school(s) and teams(s). ● See team schedules and rosters. ● Find recent scores and upcoming games. ● Add games to your calendar. ● Read game recaps. ● Allow notifications […]

upcoming dates for the week of Oct. 9-13

Welcome Wildwood STARS! Every Tuesday in October – Visiting Day for your Child’s Classroom! Schedule with the office. / Todos los martes de octubre – Día de Visita de clase de su hijo! Programe con la oficina. Monday, October 12: Columbus Day (no school) / Lunes, 12 de octubre: Día de la Raza (no hay clases) October […]

volunteers needed – Spanish translation for blog and handouts

Estimados miembros de la comunidad, Tenemos muchas noticias que salen en Inglés solamente, y sería útil para nuestra comunidad si ellos también podrían ser traducidos al español. Me encantaría un voluntario para ayudar con esto. A menudo utilizo Google Translate, pero todos sabemos lo mal que puede ser. Me encantaría que si tuviéramos una o […]