Oct. 31st - Last day to join SAFE HOMES for this year

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 26, 2011 - 10:16pm

It is time to sign up online, or send in the registration form you have been meaning to fill out! We need to close the registration so that the directory of SAFE HOMES families can be printed and distributed. Include your name, and join the other families that have pledged to provide a safe environment for all minors visiting their homes. Together we can make a difference. Register online at

School Photo Packages in the Office

Submitted by Anonymous on October 25, 2011 - 12:25pm

All students who ordered Picture Packages please come and pick up your packages in the main office today - afterschool or during your lunch period.

The Haunted Museum - Mead Art Museum - Amherst College

Submitted by Anonymous on October 25, 2011 - 7:00am

Come to the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College on Saturday, October 29, from 11 am to 3 pm, to visit “The Haunted Museum” This family-friendly event will feature the spookier parts of Amherst College’s art collection and provide a fun-filled afternoon of seasonal activities for children of all ages.


Subscribe to S.A.T. Question of the Day - Free

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 22, 2011 - 8:47pm

A parent recently shared with us a great S.A.T. preparation tool, the S.A.T. question of the day. Go to the site at and you can subscribe to receive by email a new question each day. There are hints provided, and explanations to the answers as well.

Paying for College 101

Submitted by Margot on October 21, 2011 - 3:44pm

UMASS Five College Federal Credit Union is having a free workshop on Paying for College 101 on November 3, 2011. Sign up on line at or call 800-852-5886.

ART Works! Raise the Roof & Raise the Spirits

Submitted by Anonymous on October 21, 2011 - 9:18am

ART Works! ETTA Studio & Gallery, at High St. and Main (532 Main Street) in Amherst hosts a NEW regular Friday night Open Mic Coffeehouse event geared for all ages! Next Coffeehouse is Oct. 28, 7-10 in the Spirit of the Season: Raise the Roof & Raise the Spirits- Coffeehouse and Open Mic at ART Works! Come rehearse your Halloween character...or try out some new ideas on stage with a great supportive audience! Improv theater...


Haunted Woods Benefit for Shutesbury Library

Submitted by Anonymous on October 21, 2011 - 9:17am



Midsummer Night's Dream - A Theatrical Adventure! TONIGHT

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 20, 2011 - 10:57am

The ARHS Theater Company, in collaboration with the ARHS Orchestra program,presents A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's famous comedy, on October 20-22, starting at 7pm (not 7:30!) This is not a conventional performance, but rather a theatrical adventure that will ask you to follow us around the ARHS campus - indoors and out - while the play unfolds. Flashlights and good walking shoes are highly recommended!


Last Chance to Enroll in Safe Homes Directory

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 9:32am

If you are interested in being a part of the SAFE HOMES Directory, we need your information now. The SAFE HOMES directory is going to print and will be ready for distribution in November. To sign up for the SAFE HOMES program electronically, please review the SAFE HOMES agreements and enter your information online at . Last day is October 31st.

PRISM - 21st Century After School Program Presents

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 9:22am

Join us for 3 interactive and engaging workshops at Amherst Regional High School that will help get you thinking about your path beyond high school.


"Basic Rights in Special Education" Workshop - October 24

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 8:55am

The Amherst, Pelham and Amherst Regional Public Schools in collaboration with the Amherst Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is sponsoring its annual "Basic Rights in Special Education" workshop presented by the Federation for Children with Special Needs.The Basic Rights workshop will be held on Monday, October 24, 2011 in the Amherst Regional Middle School Professional Development Center from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.All parents and guardians of students with disabilities are welc


"What's Typical: Understanding Teen Behavior" Workshop Oct. 26th

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 8:48am

Got Teens? Get the facts. Ask the experts in the areas of teen psychology, development, and wellness as they share trends, research, and insights on teens today.

"What's Typical: Understanding Teen Behavior" The first workshop in a series planned by the ARHS School Council for parents and guardians. Wednesday October 26th @ 7:00 PM in the ARHS Library. Join us for a short presentation, Q&A, and refreshments.

Trivia Bee October 27

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 20, 2011 - 8:44am

Come out and have some laughs and support the Amherst Regional Schools at the same time. The Amherst Education Foundation is holding their annual Trivia Bee on October 27th at 7:00pm in the Middle School Auditorium. Teams come in costume, and there is always lots of fun. Free admission!

Progress Reports Now Available on PowerSchool Portal

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 8:39am

Progress Report Grades have been updated and are now available through the PowerSchool Portal. For families without internet access, paper copies will be mailed by Friday, October 21st.If you would like access to the Powerschool Parent Portal, please stop by the main office and bring a photo ID. If you do not have internet access and do not receive a paper copy of your child’s progress report by Monday, October 24th, please contact Mike Thompson at (413) 362-1783.

Upcoming ARHS Home Sports Events

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 6:25am

Fri. Oct. 21:
4:00 Boys Varsity Soccer vs. East Longmeadow
4:00 Boys JVA Soccer vs. East Longmeadow
4:00 JV Volleyball vs. Minnechaug
5:00 Varsity Football vs. South Hadley
5:00 Varsity Volleyball vs. Minnechaug

Sat. Oct 22:
4:00 Boys JVA Soccer vs. Mt. Greylock
6:00 Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Mt. Greylock **Senior Night**

Mon. Oct 24:
4:00 Varsity Field Hockey vs. East Longmeadow