Help your students avoid a bad hair day or a scary remembrance of high school styles by reminding them on Monday night that school pictures will be taken on Tuesday, Sept. 21.
Use this link (http://www.arps.org/node/2167) to read a letter of introduction from Beth Graham, the new Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in the Amherst, Pelham, and Amherst-Pelham Regional school districts.
Most students need extra help with homework at some point. We asked the high school administration about available resources, and they suggested:
Wednesday, Sept. 22, 7:00-9:30 p.m. Regional School Committee Meeting in ARHS Library
Tuesday, Sept. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Hampshire County College Fair at ARHS
I am a UMass graduate student experienced in tutoring biology (AP level included), chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and English/writing. I am asking $35/hour. I offer creativity, patience and encouragement.
Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions and/or interest.
The College Sports Night is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 20, at 7 pm in the ARHS Library. There will be an informational presentation and Q&A session for high school athletes interested in participating in college athletics.
Please ask your senior to fill out the Senior Questionnaire as soon as possible. They can find the questionnaire in the "About Me" section of their Naviance account. Please note that this questionnaire asks them to consider matters that will be useful to the overall application process (e.g., college essays and interviews).
The Season 3 Premiere episode of Student News will air on Monday, September 13, at 7 p.m. on ACTV Channel 12. This must-see episode includes in-depth coverage of bullying in the Valley, and the sensationalization of the issue.
Have you written your donation check yet? Please help us raise the $20,000 needed to underwrite our after-school clubs. If you haven’t pitched in please do so now. Please be as generous as possible.
Our ARHS Athletic Department does a great job of posting the athletic schedule at http://www.highschoolsports.net/. Families can go to its website and access information about practices and games.
Did you know: Religious holidays do not count toward loss of credit if you call the absence line or send in a note, clearly stating that the absence is for a religious holiday.
The ARHS PGO has raised more than $20,000 over the past two school years through Stop & Shop’s A+ School Rewards program (formerly A+BonusBucks). ARHS has been the #1 earning school of all the schools participating chain wide during that time.
If you want to hear what your student hears each morning (or not based on how awake they are ☺), check out the Morning Announcements from the ARHS website http://www.arps.org/hss/MorningAnnouncements.jsp.
Parking applications and parking contracts are now available outside of the Dean of Students Office, Room 160. Parking permits are $75 for the year. Students with free/reduced lunch pay a reduced fee.
"Busted and Waiting" - an anonymous contribution from an ARHS parent