The application for the Princeton Prize in Race Relations is available in the Guidance Office or at www.princeton.edu/PrincetonPrize. This is a $1000 cash award given to students in grades 9-12 who are doing outstanding work in their schools or communities to advance the cause of race relations. Deadline is January 31, 2011.
Former Leading Edge members are planning to re-open the location in Amherst as a new member owned business under new management! The new gym will retain the friendly, community atmosphere and the top notch facilities and classes we loved. Do you miss the gym? Won't you join us? MOST IMPORTANT: Please fill out the membership form! This will work when we get enough members signed up!
2011 Faculty Advisors Jason Chow and Tracy Vernon have decided to merge DTE I, II, and Amherst Idol next week. DTE I and II will perform in the dance studio Thursday Dec. 16 for our version of ’So You Think You Can Choreograph!.’ Audience votes for their favorite pieces to be performed on the big stage the following night at Amherst Idol. FUN-NESS!
We invite you to visit our website, www.arps.org to read the DRAFT of the Anti-Bullying Plan we need to submit to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education later on this month. This draft was written by the staff members of the Anti-Bullying Task Force, whose names you will find in the MEMO to our superintendent in the plan.
Can I pre-pay for my student’s lunch online? Yes, https://www.mynutrikids.com/Home/Main.aspx will set you up so you can take care of this piece of business from your computer. There is a small fee for processing, but for the convenience (oops ran out of checks or no cash on hand) this online resource is a really good deal.
After I once saw a teacher’s shelf full of ‘Worlds Greatest Teacher’ mugs, I vowed we would try to make our year end Thank You gifts to our kids teachers more meaningful! This year we’ll make a donation to AEF in honor of our teachers.
Students are invited to learn from the experiences of former ARHS students who have successfully navigated the college planning process and their college freshman year.
The Philharmonia Orchestra and Symphony Band have a concert Wednesday, December 22 at 7:30 pm in the auditorium. If you've got kids in either music ensemble you won't want to miss it!
The upcoming week's games for the Amherst-Pelham Regional High School.
On Friday, Dec. 17 - Indoor track: Amherst vs. Chicopee and Minnechaug, 3:45
On Sat, Dec. 18 - Wrestling: Amherst, Northampton at Longmeadow Early Bird, 9 a.m.
On Mon, Dec. 20 - Boys basketball: Amherst Regional at Central, 7
On Mon, Dec. 20 - Hockey: Greenfield at Amherst Regional, 4 at Orr Rink
On Tues, Dec. 21 - Girls basketball: Lee at Amherst, 7
On Wed, Dec. 22 - Boys basketball: Sci-Tech at Amherst Regional, 7
On Thurs, Dec. 23 - Girls basketball: Athol at Amherst, 7
On Thurs, Dec. 23 - Wrestling: Northampton, Cathedral at Amherst, 4
STAND is a student club at ARHS with 15-20 steady members. The main mission of the club is to raise awareness about genocide worldwide and to raise money to help this cause.
ARHS has received a grant which funds a new program at the high school
Students volunteering at the Amherst Survival Center report that donations of winter coats, hats, boots, gloves, blankets and suitcases are needed. These items can be dropped by the Survival Center M, T, F 11-3 and Thursday 11-7. Thanks for helping!
Anyone interested in volunteering over their winter break, the Jones Library will be in need of book shelvers. You can volunteer even when school is in session, if you would like. Contact Amy Anaya at the Jones Library, 259-3132.
Join us for a coffee and informal discussion for high school parent/guardians with Principal Jackson today at noon in room 13 at ARHS.
Seniors: Cap & Gown measurements wll be taken Thursday 12/9 and Friday 12/10 during all lunches in room 13. Cost is $16.25, payable by cash or a check made out to "University Cap & Gown".