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ARHS October Arts Gala - 6:30-9:00 pm, Fri 10/8

Submitted by Kate Troast on October 7, 2010 - 6:31pm

galaThe ARHS Performing Arts Department is proud to kick off the 2010-2011 performance calendar with the October Arts Gala - featuring performances by the ARHS Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Orchestra, Philharmonia, Hurricane Singers, Chorale, Jazz Wor

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Late Arrival Day - Thurs, Oct. 14th

Submitted by Kate Troast on October 7, 2010 - 6:31pm

Remember Thursday, October 14th school starts at 10am. Enjoy the rest!

Coffee with Principal Mark Jackson - Friday 10/15, 12 - 1 pm

Submitted by Kate Troast on October 7, 2010 - 6:30pm

Take advantage of this opportunity to meet with Principal Mark Jackson and Assistant Principal Miki Lee Gromacki. Meet other parents, enjoy refreshments and ask your questions about the high school at this informal group session. Our topic will be "Helping not hovering.

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Science Olympiad Competitions

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 7, 2010 - 6:30pm

ARHS students will participate in the Science Olympiad competitions for the first time this year. This competition offers standards-based challenges, in which teams of up to 15 students compete in a series of 23 events in a single day. Events cover all science disciplines, and require both intellectual and practical skills.

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Science Professionals, We need you!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 7, 2010 - 6:29pm

labThe Science Department is always seeking science professionals, in local labs or other science sites to mentor our students, and/or offer them internships. If you might be able to offer such an opportunity to an ARHS student, please contact Ms.

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Mark Your Calendars

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 7, 2010 - 9:09am

Coffee with the Superintendent, Thursday Oct. 14 8:15 am at Fort River School. This monthly coffee is an opportunity for family and community members to meet with Interim Superintendent Maria Geryk in a casual setting to share ideas, concerns or questions.

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Class of 2010 - Open House at UMass

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 7, 2010 - 9:03am

The office of Undergraduate Admissions at UMASS Amherst will host a fall Open House on Sunday, October 17th at 10:00 a.m. in the Mullins Center. RSVP on line at: www.umass.edu/admissions/openhouse/

New this week, join the Amherst SAFE HOMES program on-line!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 7, 2010 - 8:47am

It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s a great idea.

Research shows that young people are less likely to use tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs if their caregivers set clear rules about not doing so.

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Join the Nordic Ski Team - Informational Meeting Wednesday, Oct 13

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 7, 2010 - 8:12am

What do you think of when you anticipate winter? Dreariness, staying inside, and not getting enough exercise? Well, you and your teenager can change all that by participating in the Nordic ski team. Nordic skiing is the best winter exercise possible. The team is coed and the kids have a great deal of fun. No skiing experience is needed.

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ARHS Theatre Company 'Briefs' - 10/14 - 10/16

Submitted by Kate Troast on October 6, 2010 - 8:59pm

briefsARHS Theatre Company presents a festival of short plays entitled "Briefs," featuring fast, fabulous and funny plays performed by fantastic actors.

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Seniors: College Admission Night Thurs. Oct. 14th 7:30 -9 pm

Submitted by Kate Troast on October 6, 2010 - 8:47pm

Seniors and their parents/guardians are invited by the ARHS Guidance Department to a College Admission Night on Thursday, Oct. 14 from 7:30 - 9:00 pm. This event will be held in the cafeteria.

Sign Up for ARHS '21st Century After School Program'

Submitted by Kate Troast on October 6, 2010 - 8:34pm

yogaARHS has received a grant for an after school program through a partnership with The Collaborative for Educational Services. This program is being called the 21st Century After School Program and will run Monday - Thursday from 2:30-4:30 from Oct 18 through Dec 9.

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The Shelter of Each Other: Families Supporting Families

Submitted by Maria José Bote... on October 6, 2010 - 1:52pm

"The Advantages and Disadvantages of Cell Phones"

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We Need ALL ARHS FAMILIES to Support the Clubs!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on September 30, 2010 - 1:08pm

support So far this year 10% of ARHS families have contributed to the clubs fundraiser and we've raised $4,605. If every ARHS family contributes $20 we will raise the $20,000 needed to support ARHS after school clubs.

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Help with the Stop & Shop Fundraiser this Weekend!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on September 30, 2010 - 12:56pm

ARHS is participating in Stop & Shop’s A+ School Rewards program (formerly A+BonusBucks) again this year. With A+ Rewards, at absolutely no cost to the shopper, Stop & Shop makes a contribution to our designated school each time you shop. All the funds raised are used to make ARHS a better place for our kids.

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