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Congratulations to Our Athletes Competing in the State Championships!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on February 17, 2011 - 10:30pm

Indoor Track Saturday 2/19 at the Reggie Lewis Center: Nina Allen, Ayodele Bond, Kanya Brown, Mercedes Fissore-O'leary, Audrey Gould, Nina Marciano, Syry Mitchell, Kamillah Smith, Kailey Tobin, Conlan Brown, Gary Burnett, John Latour, Tim Nagy, James Traester, A

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City Of Angels - High School Musical

Submitted by Colleen Osten on February 17, 2011 - 10:30pm

The ARHS Performing Arts Department presents, City of Angels. Performances will be Thu. 3/3 at 7:30, Fri. 3/4 at 7:30, and Sat. 3/5 at 2:00 and 7:30. Good seats sell out quickly, so get your orders in!

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Congratulations to Maria Geryk

Submitted by Colleen Osten on February 17, 2011 - 10:29pm

The Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee, Union 26 School Committee and Maria Geryk signed the employment agreement which finalizes her appointment as Superintendent of Schools. Congratulations Maria!

Budget Cuts at ARHS

Submitted by Colleen Osten on February 17, 2011 - 10:28pm

To keep up to date on the potential budget cuts facing ARHS, visit http://www.arps.org/hs/Principal/CutListFY12.pdf for information from Principal Mark Jackson. There will be a public budget forum on the regional school budget in the evening on March 2nd.

Cross Country Ski Lessons with ARHS Nordic Ski Team

Submitted by Anonymous on February 17, 2011 - 10:27pm

What to do during February Break? Try Cross-Country Skiing? The Amherst High School Nordic ski team will be giving informal lessons on Tuesday,February 22 from 10 am to Noon at Northfield Mountain, weather permitting.

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Mark Your Calendars

Submitted by Colleen Osten on February 17, 2011 - 10:26pm

March 7 - English Language Learners (ELL) Department is holding a Parent Night. Translation is available and children are welcome. Topics are: March MEPA and MCAS testing, Registration for 2011-2012 and Applying to College.

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Spring Sports Registration on Monday, February 28th

Submitted by Anonymous on February 17, 2011 - 10:25pm

Spring Sports Registration is on February 28 from 5:00 to 7:00 in the hallways near the athletic office.Tryouts/practices begin on March 21. All registrations must be in at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of tryouts/practice.

Science Students Benefit From Local Professionals

Submitted by Colleen Osten on February 17, 2011 - 10:24pm

Students in our Anatomy and Physiology class were fortunate to host Lisa Kirouac (ARHS parent) of the Cooley Dickinson Hospital Radiology Department, and Dan Perreault, Clinical Instructor, for an informative discussion of the types of radiology in use today, such as MRIs and

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Congratulations!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on February 17, 2011 - 10:22pm

Solomon Goldstein, a junior at ARHS, was one of six Massachusetts "Distinguished Finalists" for a Prudential Spirit of the Community Award. Congratulations on your bronze medal, and keep up the great volunteer work!

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Upcoming ARHS Sports Events

Submitted by Margot on February 17, 2011 - 10:21pm

This Week's ARHS Home Sporting Events:

Friday, Feb. 18:Boys JVA Basketball vs. E. Longmeadow, 5:30
Boys Varsity vs. E. Longmeadow, 7

Sat. Feb. 19:Boys Varsity Hockey vs. Turners Falls, 6
Boys/Girls Indoor Track @ STATES
Boys/Girls Swim/Dive Team @ STATES

Mon. Feb 21:Girls JVB Basketball vs. Chicopee, 11

Tues. Feb 22:Boys JVB Basketball vs. Noho, 4

Wed. Feb 23:Boys Varsity Hockey vs. Holyoke at Orr, 6:30<

Thurs. Feb 24:Girls JVB Basketball vs. Chicopee, 11
Boys JVB Basketball vs. Westfield, 4

For the Full Schedule, please visit: www.highschoolsports.net

21st Century After School Program News x 2

Submitted by Anonymous on February 17, 2011 - 10:20pm

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Supplement to ARHS Safe Homes Directory

Submitted by Kate Troast on February 17, 2011 - 10:19pm

All families at ARHS should have received the Safe Homes Directory in the mail by now.

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Summer Opportunities Fair - Feb. 27

Submitted by Colleen Osten on February 17, 2011 - 9:33pm

Williston Northampton School will having a Summer Opportunities Fair on Sunday, February 27th from noon - 3:00. Learn about summer camps and programs both local and international. Some programs will offer scholarships or discounts to fair goers.

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Hood Good Sport Scholarship Deadline 2/25

Submitted by Colleen Osten on February 17, 2011 - 9:27pm

The Hood® Good Sport® Scholarship Program rewards high school student athletes with $5,000 toward furthering their education at a 2- or 4-year accredited college or university.

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New Affordable Renting Housing Opportunity

Submitted by Colleen Osten on February 17, 2011 - 9:12pm

Butternut Farm, a new housing development at 12 Longmeadow Drive in South Amherst, will provide 23 one, two, and three bedroom townhouses and three barrier-free apartments for the disabled. These apartments are available primarily to income-eligible individuals and families that live and/or work in Amherst.

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