Project Backpack 2015 is seeking donations from the community. This program helps income-eligible PreK- 12 students acquire necessary and grade-appropriate school supplies. Donations of new backpacks and school supplies will be accepted from June 1-August 1 and can be dropped off at the ARPS Family Center. (Back packs and supplies will then be distributed to families on August 20th & 21st). The ARPS Family Center staff will oversee the distribution process. ARPS Family Center located within Amherst Regional Middle School (170 Chestnut St).
School Supplies List:
Pre-K- 5th Grade: new backpacks, spiral notebooks, erasers, 2-pocket folders, glue sticks, markers, crayons, pencils, pens (blue/black/red), colored pencils, pencil sharpeners, pencil cases, bookmarks, rulers.
6th -12th Grade: new backpacks, assignment pads, notebooks, loose leaf paper, 2-pocket folders, 3-ring binders, 3-ring pencil cases, highlighters, post-it notes, index cards, calculators (basic, scientific, or graphing), flash drives, pens (blue/black/red), pencils, combination locks for lockers.