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ARHS Represented at Yes! Conference

Submitted by Anonymous on November 1, 2011 - 10:19am

On October 23rd, 15 students from ARHS attended the YES! Conference, A National Campaign of Youth Leading the Change to Make Schools Safe and Inclusive for All Students. The YES (Youth Establishing Strength) campaign is sponsored by the National Conference for Community and Justice. The event drew close to 400 students from Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts, with Amherst Regional bringing the largest single group of students.

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Mark Your Calendars

Submitted by Colleen Osten on November 1, 2011 - 9:29am

Nov. 15 - Financial Aid Workshop for Parents and Students: 7 pm, Cafeteria

Nov. 15 - Symphony Band and Philharmonia Concert: 7:30 pm, Auditorium

Nov. 22 - Chorale Concert: 7:30, Auditorium

Nov. 22 -Many Paths Workshop: Mini-College Fair: 3 pm

Nov. 24-25 - No School: Thanksgiving Recess

Nov. 29-Dec. 1 - Exam Period

Nov. 30 - PGO Meeting.  12 PM - 1 PM  Room 13 

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ARHS PGO AWARDS OVER $5000 IN TEACHER GRANTS

Submitted by Anonymous on October 27, 2011 - 5:57am

Thanks to the successful fundraising efforts of last year’s Stop & Shop Rewards Program, the ARHS PGO, once again, was able to offer this wonderful opportunity to our teachers and other staff. This fall, the ARHS PGO awarded over $5000.00 in grants. This grant money will be used to enrich the academic and overall experience of all ARHS students.

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Oct. 31st - Last day to join SAFE HOMES for this year

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 26, 2011 - 10:16pm

It is time to sign up online, or send in the registration form you have been meaning to fill out! We need to close the registration so that the directory of SAFE HOMES families can be printed and distributed. Include your name, and join the other families that have pledged to provide a safe environment for all minors visiting their homes. Together we can make a difference. Register online athttp://www.arhsparentcenter.org/safe-homes-program-signup

Yearbooks - Order Now for a Reduced Price

Submitted by Margot on October 26, 2011 - 9:54am

Today is the last day to order a reduced-price 2012 yearbook for $65. Theprice increases to $75 after today. Order forms were mailed home inSeptember. Extra order forms are available here:http://www.arps.org/hs/Students/Yearbook/OrderForm.pdfVery few, if any, books will be for sale in the spring, so be sure to orderyour book this fall. Order forms can be brought in to the main office.Questions? Email yearbook@arps.org.Senior portraits and quotes are also due today. Email portraits toyearbook@arps.org or bring prints into the main office or you may put them in theyearbook drop box between the cafeteria and library.

School Photo Packages in the Office

Submitted by Anonymous on October 25, 2011 - 12:25pm

All students who ordered Picture Packages please come and pick up your packages in the main office today - afterschool or during your lunch period.

The Haunted Museum - Mead Art Museum - Amherst College

Submitted by Anonymous on October 25, 2011 - 7:00am

Come to the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College on Saturday, October 29, from 11 am to 3 pm, to visit “The Haunted Museum” This family-friendly event will feature the spookier parts of Amherst College’s art collection and provide a fun-filled afternoon of seasonal activities for children of all ages.

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Subscribe to S.A.T. Question of the Day - Free

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 22, 2011 - 8:47pm

A parent recently shared with us a great S.A.T. preparation tool, the S.A.T. question of the day. Go to the site at http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day and you can subscribe to receive by email a new question each day. There are hints provided, and explanations to the answers as well.

Paying for College 101

Submitted by Margot on October 21, 2011 - 3:44pm

UMASS Five College Federal Credit Union is having a free workshop on Paying for College 101 on November 3, 2011. Sign up on line at www.umassfive.org or call 800-852-5886.

ART Works! Raise the Roof & Raise the Spirits

Submitted by Anonymous on October 21, 2011 - 9:18am

ART Works! ETTA Studio & Gallery, at High St. and Main (532 Main Street) in Amherst hosts a NEW regular Friday night Open Mic Coffeehouse event geared for all ages! Next Coffeehouse is Oct. 28, 7-10 in the Spirit of the Season: Raise the Roof & Raise the Spirits- Coffeehouse and Open Mic at ART Works! Come rehearse your Halloween character...or try out some new ideas on stage with a great supportive audience! Improv theater...

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Haunted Woods Benefit for Shutesbury Library

Submitted by Anonymous on October 21, 2011 - 9:17am

HAUNTED WALK THROUGH THE WOODS OF SHUTESBURY
REMEMBERS THE SCHOOL ON THE HILL

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Midsummer Night's Dream - A Theatrical Adventure! TONIGHT

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 20, 2011 - 10:57am

The ARHS Theater Company, in collaboration with the ARHS Orchestra program,presents A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's famous comedy, on October 20-22, starting at 7pm (not 7:30!) This is not a conventional performance, but rather a theatrical adventure that will ask you to follow us around the ARHS campus - indoors and out - while the play unfolds. Flashlights and good walking shoes are highly recommended!

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Last Chance to Enroll in Safe Homes Directory

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 9:32am

If you are interested in being a part of the SAFE HOMES Directory, we need your information now. The SAFE HOMES directory is going to print and will be ready for distribution in November. To sign up for the SAFE HOMES program electronically, please review the SAFE HOMES agreements and enter your information online at http://www.arhsparentcenter.org/safe-homes-program-signup . Last day is October 31st.

PRISM - 21st Century After School Program Presents

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 9:22am

Join us for 3 interactive and engaging workshops at Amherst Regional High School that will help get you thinking about your path beyond high school.

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"Basic Rights in Special Education" Workshop - October 24

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 8:55am

The Amherst, Pelham and Amherst Regional Public Schools in collaboration with the Amherst Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is sponsoring its annual "Basic Rights in Special Education" workshop presented by the Federation for Children with Special Needs.The Basic Rights workshop will be held on Monday, October 24, 2011 in the Amherst Regional Middle School Professional Development Center from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.All parents and guardians of students with disabilities are welc

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