Gearing up for our 40th annual 5k Run and Walk on Saturday! This year we will have an official 5k run through the center of Amherst and through Amherst College, and the Norwattuk Rail Trail. The Walk and 5k run is all about community, with family, friends, and neighbors participating. Not only is the Fall Foliage Walk and 5k Run our largest fundraiser, but it has become an Amherst tradition. 9am Registration begins, 10 am 3 mi. Walk starts, 10:30 am 5K run starts.
The ARHS School Council is looking for one dedicated student representative. As a member, you would help advise the principal in development of the budget and the school improvement plan. Meetings are once a month for two hours. See Mr. Jackson for details.
You can purchase a subscription to the student Newspaper "The Graphic" and have it delivered to your home. Any donation over $25 will automatically receive a subscription, and additional subscriptions may be purchased for $10 each. Friends and family in far away places will love to read the news of Amherst Regional High School, and a subscription is a perfect gift for a recent graduate.
Join us at our first Coffee with Principal Mark Jackson today at noon in Room 13. Our topic is Technology at ARHS. We will get a chance to see some of the technologies in use at ARHS by our students, and a brief tutorial on how we can use Power School to access information about our student's grades and attendance. The coffee hour always allows time for general questions, and is a great opportunity to stay informed about what is happening at the High School.
On Thursday, October 20th, The Culinary Arts department will launch a series of African lunches to support the African Scholars Program. These lunches will happen the 3rd Thursday of each month. We will be traveling across the African continent to sample a variety of cuisines. On Thursday,October 20th, we will have food from Morocco. Below is the menu:$6.00 per lunch. Lunch will be served in Rm. 127 during all lunches: 10:06-11:36 am. Take out after 11:36 am.
The Amherst Pelham Regional Schools in partnership with the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office invite you to the first of the “Let’s Talk” series. The theme of the evening is An ACT RELATIVE to BULLYING in SCHOOLS: The Law and How It Affects Our Youth. The program will be held October 20th at 7:00 - 8:30 pm in the ARMS Auditorium. For information please contact Mildred Martinez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-362-1871
Do you think your kids would like to learn how to weld? Produce their own videos? Get Up Get Down and Video Vanguards are recruiting new members. Youth Action Coalition offers these arts-for-change programs for grades 8-12, allowing youth to explore issues affecting themselves and their communities through art forms such as metal work, murals (GUGD) and video (VV).
Our SCIENCE ON SCREEN Film Series is an unexpected pairing of current, classic, cult and documentary film with lively introductions by notable experts in science, technology and medicine. The second film in this series, The 1986 version of The Fly will be shown this Monday, October 17th @ 7:30.
ART Works! ETTA Studio Gallery, in Amherst is hosting a NEW regular Friday night Open Mic Coffeehouse event geared for all ages! The next Coffeehouse is Oct. 28, from 7-10. In the spirit of the season, come in costume and bring your most ghoulish and strange performance (family appropriate) piece! For more information, call 230-3272
We extend a warm welcome to our two new School Council members. Peter Vickery and Audrey Alstadt! We appreciation your time and dedication, and look forward to your participation. Congratulations.
Join us on Oct. 13th for College Admission Night. A panel presentation will be given by admissions officials from several colleges. 7:00 pm ARHS cafeteria
Oct. 13 - Late Start Day
Oct. 15 - PSATs at 7:45 am
Oct 20 - Parent/Guardian Workshop on the Anti-Bullying Law- Presented by ARPS and the Northwestern District Attorney's Office. 7:00 PM in the Middle School Auditorium.
Oct. 20-22 - Midsummer Night's Dream - 7:30 pm in the Auditorium
Oct. 22 - ABC Fall Foliage Walk - Kendrick Park
Oct 24 - Chorale Lasagne Dinner - 5 pm in Auditorium
The ARHS Performing Arts Gala has been canceled this year. However, we hope you'll join us at our upcoming Fall concerts and performances. For details, go to https://sites.google.com/site/arhsperformingarts/Home or the Parent Center calendar - hope to see you there!
This past year's wild weather has affected the area's pumpkin crop and we are having difficulty acquiring the needed pumpkins for our annual Enchanted Forest. We're hoping you can help us with a donation of a pumpkin or two. You can drop them off at the Center at any time, leaving them by the entrance.Thank you for your continued support in our efforts. They are greatly appreciated.