After an evening with UMass Psychologist David Scherer who spoke with ARHS parents and guardians about 'Communicating in a Digital Age', there were many requests to have a follow up discussion about strategies to manage digital communications at home more effectively.
Working with Framingham State College, ARHS students will participate in this years' Science Olympiad.
My name is Amutha Muthukumar and I am a student at ARHS who is graduating in 2013. I have created a website to raise money for an orphanage/school in South India for underprivileged girls.
Congratulations to all of the students who competed in last weeks Amherst Idol/So You Think You Can Choreograph contest. It was an evening of incredible talent and wonderful performances. I would not have wanted to be in the judge's position of choosing a winner!
ARHS Cabaret! - Jan 7 & 8: 7:30 PM, Jan 9: 4 PM & 7:30 PM. ARHS Auditorium.
Jazz Workshop - Jan 13th, 7:30 PM. ARHS Auditorium.
EXTREMELY IMPORTANT COLLEGE APPLICATION INFORMATION FOR SENIORS: If you have not put in a transcript request in Naviance for any schools with a deadline prior to January 15, we cannot process your application until you do so. THE REQUESTS MUST BE MADE BY TODAY OR YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL AFTER THE HOLIDAY BREAK!
Student parking permits are now available for juniors & seniors who did not get one at the beginning of the year. A permit for the rest of the year costs $50, and must be paid with a check made out to "ARHS". Come to the Deans Office to submit your forms & pick up your permit.
The application for the Princeton Prize in Race Relations is available in the Guidance Office or at www.princeton.edu/PrincetonPrize. This is a $1000 cash award given to students in grades 9-12 who are doing outstanding work in their schools or communities to advance the cause of race relations. Deadline is January 31, 2011.
Former Leading Edge members are planning to re-open the location in Amherst as a new member owned business under new management! The new gym will retain the friendly, community atmosphere and the top notch facilities and classes we loved. Do you miss the gym? Won't you join us? MOST IMPORTANT: Please fill out the membership form! This will work when we get enough members signed up!
2011 Faculty Advisors Jason Chow and Tracy Vernon have decided to merge DTE I, II, and Amherst Idol next week. DTE I and II will perform in the dance studio Thursday Dec. 16 for our version of ’So You Think You Can Choreograph!.’ Audience votes for their favorite pieces to be performed on the big stage the following night at Amherst Idol. FUN-NESS!
We invite you to visit our website, www.arps.org to read the DRAFT of the Anti-Bullying Plan we need to submit to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education later on this month. This draft was written by the staff members of the Anti-Bullying Task Force, whose names you will find in the MEMO to our superintendent in the plan.
Can I pre-pay for my student’s lunch online? Yes, https://www.mynutrikids.com/Home/Main.aspx will set you up so you can take care of this piece of business from your computer. There is a small fee for processing, but for the convenience (oops ran out of checks or no cash on hand) this online resource is a really good deal.
After I once saw a teacher’s shelf full of ‘Worlds Greatest Teacher’ mugs, I vowed we would try to make our year end Thank You gifts to our kids teachers more meaningful! This year we’ll make a donation to AEF in honor of our teachers.
Students are invited to learn from the experiences of former ARHS students who have successfully navigated the college planning process and their college freshman year.