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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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"What's Typical: Understanding Teen Behavior" Workshop Oct. 26th

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 8:48am

Got Teens? Get the facts. Ask the experts in the areas of teen psychology, development, and wellness as they share trends, research, and insights on teens today.

"What's Typical: Understanding Teen Behavior" The first workshop in a series planned by the ARHS School Council for parents and guardians. Wednesday October 26th @ 7:00 PM in the ARHS Library. Join us for a short presentation, Q&A, and refreshments.

Trivia Bee October 27

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 20, 2011 - 8:44am

Come out and have some laughs and support the Amherst Regional Schools at the same time. The Amherst Education Foundation is holding their annual Trivia Bee on October 27th at 7:00pm in the Middle School Auditorium. Teams come in costume, and there is always lots of fun. Free admission!

Progress Reports Now Available on PowerSchool Portal

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 8:39am

Progress Report Grades have been updated and are now available through the PowerSchool Portal. For families without internet access, paper copies will be mailed by Friday, October 21st.If you would like access to the Powerschool Parent Portal, please stop by the main office and bring a photo ID. If you do not have internet access and do not receive a paper copy of your child’s progress report by Monday, October 24th, please contact Mike Thompson at (413) 362-1783.

Upcoming ARHS Home Sports Events

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 6:25am

Fri. Oct. 21:
4:00 Boys Varsity Soccer vs. East Longmeadow
4:00 Boys JVA Soccer vs. East Longmeadow
4:00 JV Volleyball vs. Minnechaug
5:00 Varsity Football vs. South Hadley
5:00 Varsity Volleyball vs. Minnechaug

Sat. Oct 22:
4:00 Boys JVA Soccer vs. Mt. Greylock
6:00 Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Mt. Greylock **Senior Night**

Mon. Oct 24:
4:00 Varsity Field Hockey vs. East Longmeadow

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40th Annual ABC Fall Foliage Walk Tomorrow

Submitted by Anonymous on October 19, 2011 - 7:20pm

Gearing up for our 40th annual 5k Run and Walk on Saturday! This year we will have an official 5k run through the center of Amherst and through Amherst College, and the Norwattuk Rail Trail. The Walk and 5k run is all about community, with family, friends, and neighbors participating. Not only is the Fall Foliage Walk and 5k Run our largest fundraiser, but it has become an Amherst tradition. 9am Registration begins, 10 am 3 mi. Walk starts, 10:30 am 5K run starts.

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ARHS School Council Needs a Student Rep.

Submitted by Anonymous on October 19, 2011 - 3:45pm

The ARHS School Council is looking for one dedicated student representative. As a member, you would help advise the principal in development of the budget and the school improvement plan. Meetings are once a month for two hours. See Mr. Jackson for details.

Subscribe & Support "The Graphic" Student Newspaper

Submitted by Kate Troast on October 16, 2011 - 4:28pm

You can purchase a subscription to the student Newspaper "The Graphic" and have it delivered to your home. Any donation over $25 will automatically receive a subscription, and additional subscriptions may be purchased for $10 each. Friends and family in far away places will love to read the news of Amherst Regional High School, and a subscription is a perfect gift for a recent graduate.

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