New Members Drive! Now through December 31.
On Saturday December 17th LSSE has chartered a 56 passenger luxury motor coach to transport people from the Amherst area to New York City. We will be departing from the Amherst High School Parking Lot at 7:00am and will be returning between 9:00 and 10:00pm that evening. This is not a formal tour, as passengers are free to spend their day in the city however they like (although we do have a sample itinerary and suggestions of things to do).
ARHS students will be dismissed at 11:55am on Wednesday Nov. 23rd, and there is no school November 24th or 25th. Enjoy the holiday!
The Annual Thanksgiving Cake Auction is coming soon. On Tuesday, November 22nd the Class of 2012 will be hosting a cake auction. Students, faculty, clubs, and sports teams of ARHS will be making extravagant cakes for the auction. If you want one less dish to make during Thanksgiving, make sure your child buys an amazing cake from the cake auction!
Please come out and support the hockey team. On Monday, November 21st from 11a.m.-11 p.m. Chili's is Hadley will donate 10% of any bill to the hockey boosters. All you have to do is mention it and they will give you a flyer or bring your own flyer which you can get from any hockey player or family.
Flyer is also available below.
Congratulations to the 13 ARHS students named Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program: Conlan Brown, Aidan Chesworth, Graham Churchill, Sidney Field, Audrey Gould, Jordan Helzer, Ethan Kannel, Mathew Langdon, Sarah Martini, August Miller, Sophia Normark, Helen Sharma, and Laura Thompson-Martin. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2012 competition by taking the 2010 Prelimin
Congratulations to the boys and girls cross-country teams on their WMASS titles last Saturday at Northfield Mountain. The boys overtook second-place Ludlow 52-82 while the girls nipped pesky Longmeadow 51-56. Next is the state championship meet at Franklin Park in Boston this Saturday. Pat a runner on the back!
Students News, the independent all youth-produced television show that airs monthly delves into its most controversial topic yet: teen sex. The show’s all-youth production team (ages 15-18) will shine a light on what teens are thinking about sex and what they are experiencing.
Coach Pepe Torras will hold an informational meeting about the ARHS Alpine Ski Team on Monday, November 21st, at 2:45 p.m. in Room 117 at ARHS. We invite you and your student to join us, siblings and friends who attend the Amherst Middle School are also invited. All are welcome to participate on the team. Our goal is to assemble the ski team before the Thanksgiving break. Please spread the word.
With just two months left in the Western Mass Saves Challenge, Amherst is within reach of winning the solar panel prize! The goal of a 3% reduction in electric usage in Amherst is attainable since you and your fellow residents have already reduced your usage by 0.8% during this challenge.
Check The Savings Scoreboard
Please visit our Western Mass Saves Challenge Scoreboard to see up to date standings for the four eligible challenge towns.
Each year as a core component of it's fundraising effort, the Rotary Club runs a television auction involving the entire community. Local businesses donate their products, local celebrities host the TV auction, and the proceeds are returned to the community through our charitable grants to agencies doing good throughout our area. This year's Auction is Friday, November 18 on ACTV 6:00PM-9:00PM and Saturday November 19, 12:00PM-9:00PM
Please visit our web site http://auction.amherstrotaryclub.org
Learn what it takes to qualify to buy a Habitat for Humanity Home. An information session will be held Nov. 20, 4:00 PM at First Churches - 129 Main Street, Northampton. For more information call 413-586-5430
UMass Athletics is offering discounted tickets to students, faculty and friends of ARPS for the following two games: UMass Hockey (vs. Maine) Nov 18th and UMass Basketball (vs. St Louis) Jan 28th. Tickets are $6 each. Call 413-577-0340 for more information.
The Performing Arts Department is proud to announce that Carson Marshall ’12 has been invited as a guest performer for NPR’s nationally-broadcast music program From the Top. Currently a violinist and concertmaster for the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, Carson has also represented ARHS in the All-State Orchestra twice and the All-Eastern Music Conference last spring.