It’s time for the all-state music ensembles to convene!
Our Alpine Ski Team represented the ARHS Hurricanes well on February 14th at Berkshire East Ski Resort.
The Alpine PVIAC Ski Individual Finals results:
ARHS senior Carson Marshall will be performing on From the Top, National Public Radio’s showcase of the country’s top young musicians. The show will air on WFCR on Sunday, February 26 at 3pm. Congratulations to Carson for achieving this national recognition of his talent.
BU’s Biotechnology SummerLab provides students with a deeper understanding of basic techniques and concepts related to DNA science. Students assume the role of a biotechnology company and work in teams to design and carry out an investigation to solve problems in biotechnology.
Creating a Vision: Planning with a Purpose
If you are concerned about what your son/daughter's life will be like when they are adults-YOU ARE NOT ALONE! Creating a vision for a positive future is the first step toward realizing a full and rewarding life for our children. This interactive workshop will help parents explore the process of creating a vision and moving on toward making the vision a reality.
Like self defense experts Gavin de Becker and Ellen Snortland, I believe that self defense is a form of “physical literacy” that should be considered a basic life skill for young women. I also believe that self defense includes verbal, emotional, assertiveness and boundary setting skills that can increase our safety and effectiveness in a range of situations.
** If you're staying around during Feb. Vacation week, you might be interested in the following: (pre-registration necessary, please.)
"Have Art? We'll Travel..!" ART Works! Mobile Studio presents:FEB. Vacation classes- Multi-Media Arts and Theater: Feb. 21: Tues.-10-3:30; Wed. 9:30-12:30 & Feb. 24: Friday- 10-3:30. All ages. Call: 413-256-1205 to register. $30 per day or discount for all three. Taught by Ezzell Floranina and guest teachers.
Solomon Goldstein-Rose, a senior at ARHS, was appointed to the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee on Monday. He will serve out the two remaining months of a 3-year term as a member of both the Amherst School Committee and the regional school committee. The next School Committee meeting is Feb 14th @ 7pm at Amherst Towm Hall
You can read the full Gazette article at: http://www.gazettenet.com/2012/02/09/new-board-member-brings-student039s...
This coming Monday, Student News, the monthly half-hour youth-run news show, tackles the issue of education. With in-depth research and a panel of students, teachers, and experts, Student News takes the popular issue of education reform to a new level - addressing not only the question of how to educate and measure success, but also the question of what the goals of education should be.
In an interview originally broadcast on WFCR, Principal Mark Jackson discussed the difficulty of financing school athletic programs with New England Public Radio’s Susan Kaplan
You can listen to the interview at: http://www.nepr.net/news/schools-struggle-pay-athletic-programs
The ARHS chapter of Future Business Leaders of America who have been selling T-shirts during lunch periods to help fund cancer research. The T-shirts, designed by senior Dahuris Fernandez, are pink and cost $10. They show a heart falling into a basketball hoop.
The Canes for the Cure campaign is in its third year and has raised $3,000. The money was donated to Cooley Dickinson Hospital's Cancer Care Fund, which assists patients of limited means.
Join us every 2nd Monday of the month, next cafe is Feb 13th from 7:00-8:15 pm in the ARMS Professional Development Center. This event is a parent and guardian café, a chance to openly discuss ideas of how to support our kids at school and, in particular, how to have a fresh start at school this new year, 2012. We provide snacks and childcare for both events. We hope to see you Monday, February 13th, at 7:00 pm at the Middle School!
Winterfest 2012 is this Saturday, Feb 11th from 1-6 pm at Cherry Hill Golf Course
It's a go, snow or no snow. And if there's no snow... we'll make some.We'll have plenty of non-snow related activities for everyone.All activities are included with your admission fee.
Food, Music, Superpipe Sledding Hill, XC Ski Demo & Race, Chili Cookoff, Wagon Rides, The Cardboard Classic and much, much more!
"Have Art? We'll Travel..! 534 Main St., previously known as ETTA Art Studio, ACAC or Mudpie Arts is closing physical doors by the end of Feb., 2012 BUT..AND.. we are going MOBILE! Winter Tag Sale of Art, Studio Supplies and Furniture: Feb. 25 & 26- 11:00-5:00
FEB. Vacation classes- Multi-Media Arts and Theater: Feb. 21: Tues.-10-3:30 and Feb. 24: Friday- 10-3:30. All ages. Call: 413-256-1205 for rates. (always affordable)
Written by ARHS student Zoe Langsdale
A high school student may walk into their english classroom on the first day of class and see their teacher, Ms. Iverson, as just another normal, middle-aged, woman teacher. However, she is anything but that. As an undergraduate with a major in literature at Occidental College in California, Kristen Iverson didn't even have a thought about teaching in her mind. That is, until she moved off campus and started to tutor some of the kids in the neighborhood. This is where she fell in love with