ARHS Talent Show: A Fundraiser for Japan

Submitted by Anonymous on May 5, 2011 - 7:46pm

Dear Amherst Community,


Upcoming ARHS Home Sports Events

Submitted by Anonymous on May 5, 2011 - 7:45pm

Fri, May 6:
Boys Baseball JVA/Varisty vs. Minnechaug @ 4
Boys Varsity Lax vs. Longmeadow @ 4
Girls Tennis vs. Longmeadow @ 4:30
Girls JV Lax vs. Brattleboro @ 5
Boys JV Lax vs. Longmeadow @ 5:30
Girls Varsity Lax vs. Brattleboro @ 6:30

Sat/Sun. May 7/8:


Volunteer Recognition Celebration

Submitted by Anonymous on May 5, 2011 - 7:44pm

Superintendent Maria Geryk, District Administration and Principals Cordially Invite All PGO, School Council and Parent Volunteers to attend a Recognition Celebration
Monday, May 23
4 pm-5 pm in the PD Center at ARMS
Light Refreshments will be served


Mark Your Calendars

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 5, 2011 - 7:42pm

May 12 - Late Start

May 12 - Jazzfest - 7:30 pm

May 12 - Coffee with the Superintendent - 7PM ARHS Library

May 15 - Bombazzo - 1pm


Join The Western Mass Saves - Energy Saver Program

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 5, 2011 - 5:07pm

Join the Western Mass Saves energy saver program, and we will link your WMECO account and track your actual energy usage to calculate your monthly savings. You will learn the best ways to save, and create your personalized energy savings plan to reduce your energy usage. You can cash in your savings for rewards, and redeem points at top national and local retailers.


Boy Scouts Open House

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 5, 2011 - 12:54pm

Come join Boy Scout Troop 500 Amherst to see how Scouting is evolving as it enters its 2nd century. We are having an Open House for prospective scouts and their families Tuesday, May 17 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the South Congregational Church, 1066 Southeast Street, Amherst. Troop 500 has a 50+ year history in Amherst working with school-age boys (grades 5-12).


May 1st - Daffodil 5k Fun Run/Walk for Big Brothers Big Sisters!

Submitted by Kate Troast on April 28, 2011 - 9:47am

Come on out and welcome the spring at the First Annual Daffodil 5k Fun Run/Walk to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County!


Summer Design Pre-College Academy at UMass

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:57am

The UMass Amherst Pre-College Summer Design Academy provides an opportunity for high school students interested in architecture, landscape architecture, urban or interior design the opportunity to experience the profession and see firsthand the kinds of activities that take place in a un


Boston University Summer Pathways Residential Program For Girls

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:53am

BU is hosting Summer Pathways, a one-week, residential program for high school girls who will be juniors or seniors in Sept. 2011 who are interested in math, science, or engineering. This year the program will be held from July 8-15th.


Please Show Your Appreciation of Our Teachers and Staff

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:47am

The Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch will be June 23rd at 11:00 AM. The PGO helps support this event, along with parent/guardian volunteers. We are requesting donations of salads and desserts as well as help with the event itself.


Enter to Participate in the 250th Anniversary Celebration of Shutesbury

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:45am

On June 11, Shutesbury will have a community-wide parade and festival as part of this years 250th anniversary celebration.


UMass Chemistry Show - May 6th, 7:30 PM

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:44am

Chemistry Event at UMASS - ARHS students are invited to attend a special chemistry show, 7:30 p.m., May 6, 2011, UMASS Amherst Integrated Sciences Building, Room 135.


Science Department News

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:39am

Science OlympiadFor the first time, ARHS students competed in the Science Olympiad in March, against 40 other school teams. Each high school can enter only one team (7 seniors and 8 students in grades 9-11).


$2500 Scholarship Opportunity For Short Video Contest

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:35am

Put all those hours of surfing YouTube videos to good use. Encharter is offering a $2500 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior who safely displays the dangers of distracted driving in a short video and earns the most votes on thier Facebook Fan Page.


Parents of Class of 2012 - We Need You!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:25am

We are forming a committee to help plan the graduation ceremony and festivities for next year's graduation class. The committee of parents from the class of 2012 will start the discussion now, and continue to assist in the planning next year.