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21st Century After School Program News

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 9, 2010 - 8:16am

ARHS has received a grant which funds a new program at the high school called The 21st Century After School Program. This program focuses on academics and enrichment serving the students of ARHS throughout the school year and summer.

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Thank you to the Teachers for their "give back"

Submitted by Colleen Osten on December 2, 2010 - 10:50pm

Today students do not have school, and the day is listed on the district calendar as Teacher Curriculum/Workday.

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Have Lunch with Principal Jackson - Friday 12/10

Submitted by Anonymous on December 2, 2010 - 10:50pm

Principal Mark JacksonCome on out to the brown bag lunch and informal discussion for parent/ guardians with our Principal on Friday December 10th, noon-1 pm in room 13 at ARHS. 

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Close to $5,000 in Teacher Grants from Stop & Shop Fundraising

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 2, 2010 - 10:49pm

The ARHS PGO has awarded grants totaling almost $5,000 to high school teachers so far this year.

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One Act Plays Dec 9-11

Submitted by Colleen Osten on December 2, 2010 - 10:49pm

the Theater Company will be putting up two one-act plays December 9-11 at 7:30 at ARHS. The first play, "Matryoshka" is a premiere, based on a young woman's attempts to come to terms with her quirky sense of loneliness and a strange allergy shot problem.

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The Library has Community Service ALPs Projects Available

Submitted by Colleen Osten on December 2, 2010 - 10:48pm

The library is seeking students who would like to perform a community service ALPs project in the library. You may choose to do a library ALPs project for credit instead of a study hall and you may sign up for up to two weeks into the trimester.

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Anti Bullying Forum 7 p.m. Dec. 14th at Fort River School Library & 7 p.m. Dec. 16th at ARMS Auditorium

Submitted by Anonymous on December 2, 2010 - 10:48pm

Amherst-Pelham Regional School District Presents an Anti-Bullying Education Forum
 
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The documentary RACE TO NOWHERE Sun 12/5 and Mon 12/6 at Amherst Cinema

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 2, 2010 - 10:36pm

On Sun 12/5 and Monday 12/6 at 7:30 pm the Amherst Cinema will be screening the documentary RACE TO NOWHERE, The Dark Side of America's Achievement Culture.

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Amherst's Merry Maple Celebration TODAY 12/3, Greeting Card Shopping Day Sat 12/4

Submitted by Anonymous on December 2, 2010 - 10:34pm

 Merry Maple Celebration December 3 -Light the Night in Amherst!

Schedule of Events (times are approximate)

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ARMS Farmers Market opening this Saturday 12/4

Submitted by Margot on December 2, 2010 - 10:33pm

ARMS Farmers Market opening this Saturday 12/4

Who: 25 local farmers and producers.

Where: Amherst Middle School, 170 Chestnut St., Amherst MA

What: A Brand New Winter Farmers Market

When: Every Saturday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (Starts December 4^th )*

Why: Because the market will be warm and cozy and have lots of great food!

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Amherst Idol auditions are Dec. 6 and 7 after school in the dance studio.

Submitted by Colleen Osten on December 2, 2010 - 10:29pm

Have you always wanted to be in the spotlight? Feel like you can sing the tiles right off the shower walls? Played air guitar on a tennis racket? or just know you can sing well and want to share your gift with the world? Amherst Idol auditions are Dec.

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This Weekend Borders Gives Schools Free Gift Cards for $15

Submitted by Colleen Osten on December 2, 2010 - 8:28pm

The much discussed documentary "Waiting for Superman," has inspired a promotional collaboration among the Borders Group superstore chain, an education fundraiser and the publisher of the movie's companion book.On Dec. 4 and Dec.

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Article Available: The Media Use of American Youngsters in the age of Narcissism

Submitted by Colleen Osten on December 2, 2010 - 7:39pm

Dr. Patchanee Malikhao and Professor Jan Servaes wrote an article on the subject of 'The media use of American youngsters in the age of narcissism. Surviving in a 24/7 media shock and awe – distracted by everything'. For a copy of the article, email csschange@gmail.com and send a request.

Get Up Get Down is looking for new members.

Submitted by Colleen Osten on December 2, 2010 - 7:37pm

GET UP GET DOWN, a program presented by The 21st Century After School Program and Youth Action Coalition (YAC), is looking for new members! Get Up Get Down is a program that gives students a chance to speak their mind through public art.

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Services available for Immigrant Parents

Submitted by Colleen Osten on December 2, 2010 - 7:27pm

The 21st Century After School Program partners with the ESL Center at Jones Library to connect with the parents of immigrant students at Amherst Regional High School.

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