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Student News wants your teens!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on January 13, 2011 - 7:39pm

Do you know a teen who thinks youth deserve a voice in the world? Do you know a teen that likes to take photographs, work with film, or wants to run television? Do you know a teen who has an almost-feverish thirst for information and the truth?

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Spotlight on ARHS Clubs: Schools For Africa Club

Submitted by Kate Troast on January 13, 2011 - 7:38pm

The ARHS For Africa Club has 45 members and is working to raise $20,000 to build a school in Cameroon. So far they have raised $16,000 through a variety of fundraisers.

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The 21st Century After School program is still accepting students for Session II

Submitted by Colleen Osten on January 13, 2011 - 7:37pm

The 21st Century After School program is still accepting students for Session II. This free after school program runs Monday - Thursday from 2:30-4:30 at ARHS.

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The Wizard of Oz - this weekend!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on January 13, 2011 - 5:59pm

shoesDon't miss the Amherst Leisure Services Community Theater presentation of Wizard of Oz this weekend. Support your classmates, the show will be great! Shows are: Fri 7:30 pm, and Sat 1:00 pm and 7:30 pm.

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Latina Open House at Bay Path College - Jan. 30th

Submitted by Colleen Osten on January 13, 2011 - 5:15pm

Bay Path College is hosting a Latina Open House on Sunday, January 30th from 2 - 5 p.m. Events include: a Spanish-speaking campus tour; meeting with current Latina students and same-day admissions decision. For more info and to register go to www.baypath.edu

DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition

Submitted by Colleen Osten on January 13, 2011 - 5:12pm

The DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition, open to students in grades 7-12, is taking applications until January 31, 2011.

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Upcoming ARHS Sports Events

Submitted by Anonymous on January 12, 2011 - 4:59pm

Friday, Jan. 14
Boys' Varsity Hockey at Central (Smead Arena), 7
Girls Varisty Basketball at Home, 7
Girls JVA Basketball vs. Noho at Home. 5:30
Boys/Girls Varsity Indoor Track @ Holyoke/Northampton, 6:30

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Mark Your Calendars

Submitted by Anonymous on January 12, 2011 - 4:52pm

Jan 20 - Coffee With Principal Mark Jackson, 7:00 pm in room 13. We will be discussing how to maximize the opportunities we have living in the 5 college area. We are interested in your ideas so come and help us brainstorm!

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HAMP CREW Spring Registration

Submitted by Kate Troast on January 11, 2011 - 12:47pm

HAMP CREW is a unique team comprising over 100 students from a variety of schools, including: Northampton High, JFK, Amherst Regional, Hampshire Regional, Easthampton High, Longmeadow High, and Williston Northampton.

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Come to the Cabaret This Weekend: Jan 7th, 8th, & 9th!

Submitted by Kate Troast on January 6, 2011 - 3:38pm

A showcase of fun and ARHS Performing Arts talent. Shows are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. Students are $5/6 and Adults are $7/8 unreserved/reserved. A cabaret/ club atmosphere is created behind the curtain in the ARHS auditorium.

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Late Start Thursday 1/13

Submitted by Anonymous on January 6, 2011 - 3:37pm

There's a late start for your sleepy teens Thursday January 13th.  Classes start at 10am. So when they don't get up at the crack of dawn, there's no need throw that bucket of cold water on them like usual.

Jan 27th - Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion Workshop

Submitted by Colleen Osten on January 6, 2011 - 9:33am

We will hold a FAFSA completion workshop on the evening of January 27. You must register in advance to secure your place. Myra Ross will be sending the announcement to other area high schools on Monday so please register before then if you would like to participate.

Back by Popular Demand - Communicating in the Digital Age Jan 13th, 7pm

Submitted by Colleen Osten on January 6, 2011 - 9:31am

This session follows a recent evening with UMass Psychologist David Scherer who spoke with ARHS parents and guardians about 'Communicating in a Digital Age'. We will have a follow up discussion about strategies to manage digital communications at home more effectively.

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LSSE Community Theater Presents The Wizard of Oz

Submitted by Anonymous on January 6, 2011 - 9:30am

Don't miss the Amherst Leisure Services Community Theater presentation of Wizard of Oz. Support your classmates, the show will be great! Shows are: Thurs-Sat Jan. 13-15 and Fri-Sat, Jan. 21-22 at 7:30 p.m. Two matinees will be held on Jan.

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Important Senior News From Myra Ross

Submitted by Colleen Osten on January 6, 2011 - 9:26am

1. VERY IMPORTANT: We learned that only the NACAC fee waivers can be received electronically through the Common Application. If you have not applied to some schools yet please use only the NACAC waiver.

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