Please join ARHS for a four-part series of conversations about raising teenagers. These evenings are designed to increase our understanding of adolescents, address our caregiving anxieties, and help us all negotiate the teen years more effectively.
The ARHS Performing Arts Department is proud to kick off the 2010-2011 performance calendar with the October Arts Gala - featuring performances by the ARHS Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Orchestra, Philharmonia, Hurricane Singers, Chorale, Jazz Wor
Remember Thursday, October 14th school starts at 10am. Enjoy the rest!
Take advantage of this opportunity to meet with Principal Mark Jackson and Assistant Principal Miki Lee Gromacki. Meet other parents, enjoy refreshments and ask your questions about the high school at this informal group session. Our topic will be "Helping not hovering.
ARHS students will participate in the Science Olympiad competitions for the first time this year. This competition offers standards-based challenges, in which teams of up to 15 students compete in a series of 23 events in a single day. Events cover all science disciplines, and require both intellectual and practical skills.
The Science Department is always seeking science professionals, in local labs or other science sites to mentor our students, and/or offer them internships. If you might be able to offer such an opportunity to an ARHS student, please contact Ms.
Coffee with the Superintendent, Thursday Oct. 14 8:15 am at Fort River School. This monthly coffee is an opportunity for family and community members to meet with Interim Superintendent Maria Geryk in a casual setting to share ideas, concerns or questions.
The office of Undergraduate Admissions at UMASS Amherst will host a fall Open House on Sunday, October 17th at 10:00 a.m. in the Mullins Center. RSVP on line at: www.umass.edu/admissions/openhouse/
It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s a great idea.
Research shows that young people are less likely to use tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs if their caregivers set clear rules about not doing so.
What do you think of when you anticipate winter? Dreariness, staying inside, and not getting enough exercise? Well, you and your teenager can change all that by participating in the Nordic ski team. Nordic skiing is the best winter exercise possible. The team is coed and the kids have a great deal of fun. No skiing experience is needed.
ARHS Theatre Company presents a festival of short plays entitled "Briefs," featuring fast, fabulous and funny plays performed by fantastic actors.
Seniors and their parents/guardians are invited by the ARHS Guidance Department to a College Admission Night on Thursday, Oct. 14 from 7:30 - 9:00 pm. This event will be held in the cafeteria.
ARHS has received a grant for an after school program through a partnership with The Collaborative for Educational Services. This program is being called the 21st Century After School Program and will run Monday - Thursday from 2:30-4:30 from Oct 18 through Dec 9.
"The Advantages and Disadvantages of Cell Phones"
So far this year 10% of ARHS families have contributed to the clubs fundraiser and we've raised $4,605. If every ARHS family contributes $20 we will raise the $20,000 needed to support ARHS after school clubs.