Nurse to Conduct Health Screenings

Starting next week, all 10th grade students will be asked to complete hearing, vision and BMI (height and weight) screenings with the school nurses.  If you have any questions about these screenings, please feel free to contact the nurses at 413-362-1743 or 413-362-1744.

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Sports Conditioning After School

AHRS is happy to offer a Conditioning Program for the Fall 2018 season. This is open to both ARMS & ARHS students.

Where? ARHS Weight Room

When? Monday & Wednesday 3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m. or Tuesday & Thursday 3:15 pm – 4:30 p.m.

Dates – October 1st – November 21st, 2018

Two Day Cost –     Full Fee $58        Reduced Lunch Fee $32           Free Lunch Fee $27

Four Day Cost  –   Full Fee $116       Reduced Lunch Fee $64           Free Lunch Fee $54

The Athletic Department is sponsoring an eight week conditioning program for indoor track, basketball, skiing, and anyone else who wants to get into shape. This is a good opportunity to get a jump on the competition. If you wait until the season starts it’s too late. The program will focus on the following areas: flexibility, mobility, strength, endurance, speed, and mental preparation. The program will be Monday through Thursday from 3:15 until 4:30. Participants will be given a workout for Friday and Saturday to do on their own.

Families can register for Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday, or all four days.

The program will consist of running, hills, dynamic stretching, static stretching, cardio, and weight lifting.

Registration is open now.

Register here:

Pay here:

You’ll need to set up an account with FamilyID, if you don’t already have an account.  Any technical questions with this program please call the 888# at the top of the FamilyID screen.  They are very helpful.

AMHERST-PELHAM REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL se complace en ofrecer un programa de acondicionamiento para la temporada de otoño de 2018. Esto está abierto para los estudiantes de ARMS y ARHS.

¿Dónde? Sala de pesas ARHS

¿Cuando? Lunes y miércoles 3:15 p.m.-4: 30 p.m. o martes y jueves 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fechas: 1 de octubre al 21 de noviembre de 2018

Costo de dos días – tarifa completa $58 tarifa de almuerzo reducido $32 tarifa de almuerzo gratis $ 27

Costo de cuatro días – tarifa completa $116 tarifa de almuerzo reducido $64 tarifa de almuerzo gratis $54

El Departamento de Deportes está patrocinando un programa de acondicionamiento de ocho semanas para pista cubierta, baloncesto, esquí y cualquier otra persona que quiera ponerse en forma. Esta es una buena oportunidad para dar un salto en la competencia. Si esperas hasta que comience la temporada, es demasiado tarde. El programa se enfocará en las siguientes áreas: flexibilidad, movilidad, fuerza, resistencia, velocidad y preparación mental. El programa será de lunes a jueves de 3:15 a 4:30. Los participantes recibirán un entrenamiento para el viernes y sábado a hacer por su cuenta.

Las familias pueden registrarse los lunes y miércoles o martes y jueves, o los cuatro días.

El programa consistirá en correr, colinas, estiramientos dinámicos, estiramientos estáticos, cardio y levantamiento de pesas.

Matrícula está abierta.

Presione aquí para matriclarse:

Presione aquí para pagar:

Tendrá que configurar una cuenta con FamilyID, si todavía no tiene una cuenta. Para cualquier pregunta técnica con este programa, llame al 888 # en la parte superior de la pantalla FamilyID. Ellos son muy útiles.

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Senior News

See attached PDF from Myra Ross.

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Mark Your Calendar

Sept 25 – School Photo Day
Sept 26 – Early Release Day
Sept 27 – PGO Parent Info Session on Vaping 7PM
Oct 6- SAT at ARHS
Oct 8 – Indigenous People’s Day – No school
Oct 10 – PSATS Administered at ARHS;
Oct 10 – Seniors: Requests for transcript, recommendations due for Nov 1st deadlines
Oct 11 – ARHS Open House
Oct 17 – Early Release Day
Oct 18- Choral Lasagna Dinner
Oct 25 – ARHS FAFSA Completion Event 7PM
Oct 25-27- Theater Company Performance of The Three Sisters
Oct 30 – School Picture Make-Up Day
Nov 2- Fall Social
Nov 3- Senior District Auditions; SATs Administered at ARHS
Nov 6- Curriculum Day- No School. State and Local Elections
Nov 8- PGO Coffee with College Counselor Myra Ross

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Before You Became Improbable @ Emily Dickinson Museum

Tickets are available for Before You Became Improbable, an immersive theater production directed by ARHS Performing Arts director John Bechtold from October 3-6 at the Emily Dickinson Museum.
Produced by the Dickinson Museum and featuring several current and former ARHS students amidst a cast of 24 performers, the show sends audience members on a transformative journey through downtown Amherst, culminating with its final scenes at the Dickinson Homestead.
Tickets and details can be found at  The show is likely to sell out prior to the production week, so get them before they’re gone!
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Amherst Survival Center’s Community Appreciation Breakfast

The Amherst Survival Center is once again hosting a community appreciation breakfast on Saturday September 29, 2018 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am . All are welcome to attend. A free pancake breakfast will be served.
The Amherst Survival Center is usually not open on the weekends, but for this event it opens and offers a breakfast to any one who attends. Tours of the building will also be available.
The Amherst Survival Center is located at 138 Sunderland Road in North Amherst, across the street from Cowls’ Hardware. The Amherst Survival Center includes a community kitchen (lunches 4 days/week), a food pantry (serving residents of 13 towns), a community (free thrift) store, a walk-in free health clinic and other programs.
More information on the Center can be found on its website:
AUTUMN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at the Amherst Survival Center. Information
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Birds Of The Quabbin Slideshow @ Jones Library

Treat yourself to an unforgettable slideshow as Peter Christoph shares his experiences looking for wildlife, by land and by boat, at the beautiful and pristine Quabbin Reservoir.  The photographic presentation will take place at 2:30 pm at the Jones Library in Amherst on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

A rich diversity of birds call the Quabbin their home, the main attraction being the common loon and bald eagle families that nest here. Several winters ago, Peter built a rustic cabin along a river in an area known as the North Quabbin Woods. It was from this base camp that Peter discovered the Magic of the Quabbin and became intimately familiar with its intricate network of channels, coves and islands. He will also discuss the creation of the Quabbin Reservoir, including a glimpse into the lost towns which gave way to this unlikely wilderness area.

Peter Christoph is a well-known wildlife advocate, naturalist and award-winning bird photographer based in Lancaster, MA. He has a great respect for wildlife and through his presentations seeks to raise awareness of the need to conserve bird habitat. Peter has presented for a variety of organizations, including the Photographic Society of America (PSA), New England Camera Club Council (NECCC,) and the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC).  He has been the recipient of many prestigious national and international awards and medals recognizing his photographic talent. Peter is also responsible for publishing three bird photography books, including his latest, The Art of Bird Photography.

Free and open to the public.  For more information about this event, please contact Janet Ryan at 413-259-3223.  This event is made possible with support from the Friends of the Jones Libraries and the Woodbury Fund.

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