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We All Appreciate Our Teachers And Staff, Now Let's Show It!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 19, 2011 - 9:31pm

The Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch will be June 23rd at 11:00 AM. The PGO helps support this event, along with parent/guardian volunteers. We still need donations of salads and desserts for this event!

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36th Annual New England Olympiada of Spoken Russian

Submitted by Anonymous on May 19, 2011 - 9:30pm

On Sunday, May 1, 2011, six ARHS Russian students participated in the 36th Annual New England Olympiada of Spoken Russian. The competition consists of two rounds At the Advanced Level, a gold medal went to Natalia Ciesielska and bronze medal to Karol Blair. At the Intermediate Level, Anna Perkins, Nikita Peshkov, and Rachel Verts received gold medals. A silver medal was awarded to Matthew Kalt.

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PGO Election on Wed, May 25th

Submitted by Kate Troast on May 19, 2011 - 9:29pm

If you are interested in being an officer or on the board of the ARHS Parent Guardian Organization please let us know and come to the PGO Planning meeting on Wednesday, May 25th noon-1 pm in room 13 at the high school.

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Thank You For Your Support This Year!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 19, 2011 - 9:29pm

We would like to thank all of the families who donated to the PGO this year, and to those who have provided us with their Stop & Shop numbers. The money that was raised between these two initiatives allowed wonderful opportunities, supplies and programs to be funded for our students.

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Upcoming ARHS Home Sports Events

Submitted by Margot on May 19, 2011 - 9:28pm

Fri, May 20: Varsity Softball vs. W. Springfield @ 6:30 Varsity Baseball vs. E. Longmeadow @ 7 Mon, May 23: Varsity & JVA Baseball vs. Longmeadow @ 4 Girls Varsity Lax vs. Cathedral @ 4 Tues, May 24: Varsity & JV Softball vs. Minnechaug @ 4 Girls Varsity Ultimate vs. TBA Wed, May 25: Girls JV Ulitmate vs. ARMS @ 3 Boys JVA Ultimate vs. ARHS V Ultimate @ 3:30 JVB Baseball vs. Westfield @ 4

ARHS & ARMS ELL Potluck Picnic

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 19, 2011 - 9:28pm

The English Language Learning Departments of the Middle School and High School invite you to our annual end- of year family picnic. Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Groff Park, from 3:00 – 6:00 pm. We will say congratulations to seniors, goodbye to friends who are leaving, and celebrate another successful school year! Please bring food and drinks to share. (Not dessert – we will have a big cake!)

This Month's Question for the Administration

Submitted by Kate Troast on May 19, 2011 - 9:27pm

Question:
Who can parent/ guardians contact if they have a question or concern about the school unrelated to a specific course or teacher?

Answer:

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Recognition Celebration – Monday May 23rd

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 19, 2011 - 9:26pm

Superintendent Maria Geryk, District Administration and Principals cordially invite all PGO, School Council and parent volunteers to attend a Recognition Celebration on Monday, May 23 from 4pm-5pm in the Professional Development Center at ARMS. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by May 19 to stenderk@arps.org

New Episode of Student ACTV Monday Airs May 23

Submitted by Kate Troast on May 19, 2011 - 9:26pm

Tune in on Monday, May 23 at 7PM on ACTV Channel 12 for an all-new episodeof the student-run, student-produced monthly, half-hour Student News.

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8th Annual Human Rights Commission Gathering

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 19, 2011 - 9:24pm

The Amherst Human Rights Commission invites you to our 8th annual Amherst Gathering, honoring the people of the Town of Amherst, in all our diversity, including our children. This gathering will be held at the Mill River Recreational Center Saturday, May 21, 2011 from Noon to 3. Please bring a dish and beverage to share. Hot dogs & Hamburgers provided by The HRC.

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Mark Your Calendars

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 19, 2011 - 7:00am

May 23 - Recognition Celebration for all PGO, School Council and Parent Volunteers 4-5 PM in the PD Room at ARMS

May 25- Concert: Chorus and Orchestra - 7:30 PM Auditorium

May 26-28: Student Written Plays

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10th Grade MCAS Reminder

Submitted by Anonymous on May 12, 2011 - 11:39am

IMPORTANT MCAS REMINDER: The MCAS Mathematics test will be given to all 10th grade students next week at 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Ninth Grade Science Course Receives Award

Submitted by Anonymous on May 12, 2011 - 11:33am

Amherst Regional High School’s 9th grade Ecology and Environmental Science Course was selected for a Secretary’s Award for Excellence by The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

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ARHS Athletics Hall of Fame Nominations

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 11, 2011 - 9:55pm

ARHS Athletics Hall of Fame selects and honors outstanding athletes, coaches, teams, and supportive individuals who have made significant contributions to the athletic program at Amherst Regional High School.

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Ultimate Tag Sale This Weekend

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 11, 2011 - 9:39pm

Please come to the tag sale Saturday, May 14th, on the Amherst Town Common. All proceeds benefit the ARHS boys’ Ultimate teams. From 8 AM - Noon. Come early for the best choice!