You will be looking through your yearbook for years to come, so make sure there are some great shots in there of your time at ARHS.
Be a part of the publishing world and help review advanced copies of young adult novels for Candlewick Press. You not only get to read the book first, before it hits the streets, but you get to keep the advanced copy that you review. Many new titles have just arrived! Reviews are posted on GoodReads.com for Candlewick Press. See Ms. Lomasson @ your HS Library for details.
The philosophy of the ARHS Performing Arts Department is that an arts education is fundamental to the intellectual, aesthetic, and personal development of students. Find out about the resources available to support students in the arts at ARHS.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is conducting a 4-week study of teen driver safety. Teen drivers who have had their license for either 0 – 6 or 12 – 18 months and their parents are needed to participate in a study of teen driver behavior and training.
The district is looking for volunteers from the public to serve on a new Budget Task Force. This group will work on Final Recommendations from last year's Citizens Budget Advisory Committee.
The Institute for Training and Development (ITD) is sponsoring a three-week exchange to Norway for 10th grade students http://www.itd-amherst.org/?p=us_norway_youth_leadership/. This is a fully funded opportunity, through a State Department grant.
At last week's Coffee with the Principal, Assistant Principal Miki Gromacki gave us a run through on how to use the Parent Portal.
Our school district is now in the process of searching for a new Superintendent of Schools to begin work in July 2011. Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates has been hired to assist the School Committees in this search process.
Step back 400 years at the world premiere of Riverwolf Productions' third short film, "The Bard" on October 22, 7:30 PM at the UMASS Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant Street, Amherst. Watch the film, see exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, and hear from the cast and crew about filming and what actually happened on the fateful night depicted in the film.
The Boy Scouts of America is now 100 years old. Come join Boy Scout Troop 500 Amherst to see how Scouting is evolving as it enters its 2nd century. We are having an Open House for prospective scouts and their families Tuesday, October 26 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the South Congregational Church, 1066 Southeast Street, Amherst.
Basic Rights in Special Education Workshop will be presented by the
Federation for Children with Special Needs on Thursday, October 28th, 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the Amherst Middle School Library. The workshop is open to all parents/guardians, staff and community members. Childcare is available.Contact Information: 413-362-1834
Amherst Education Foundation presents their 16th Annual Trivia Bee! Under the direction of Ellen Story, 30 teams will vie for bragging rights to be “Trivia Bee Champion”. The evening will include refreshments, lots of trivia and laughs. Admission is free, donations to AEF always welcome. Join the fun 7-9 pm in the Middle School Auditorium
Picture retakes will be held on October 26th during all lunches. Second time is a charm.
The October 2010 episode of Student News will begin airing on Monday,October 25, at 7 p.m. on ACTV Channel 12. This whopper-of-an-episode is completely devoted to the issues of GLBT teens.
The ARHS Theater Company, in collaboration with the Double Edge Theater Company will present Outside Over There, a new production, in Ashfield, MA.