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The Attendance Policy Update

Families should call the Absence Notification Line (413-362-1718) or email arhsoffice@arps.org to report absences, tardies, power outages, and other things that cause their child to be late, or that prevents them from attending class. Those calls and emails will excuse … Continue reading

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ARPS Update on Last Week’s Covid-Positive Test

Dear ARPS Community: Last Thursday, October 1, we notified the community that a staff member at Fort River school had tested positive for Covid.  Two subsequent tests of the staff member have returned negative results, and other employees who were … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccine Required for all Massachusetts School Students

State public health officials announced that influenza immunization will be required for all children 6 months of age or older who are attending Massachusetts child care, pre-school, kindergarten, K-12, and colleges and universities. The new vaccine requirement is an important … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshops for ARHS Students

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Amherst Hurricanes Weekly Sports Recap!

Amherst Field Hockey had their first two contests against Longmeadow, the reigning western MA champions. Although both games ended with a loss it was a great experience for our team. Girls Soccer had their first competitive away game last Monday … Continue reading

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SAT at ARHS

ARHS will not be offering the SAT during the fall and winter of 2020-2021. Please note that most colleges and universities are test optional, and some are test blind (meaning if you submit scores, admissions will not review in the … Continue reading

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Attention Seniors

College Essay Support on Mondays!  3:00-3:30pm – Here’s the link to drop in – see you soon! NEW! Office Hours with Your Friendly Neighborhood College and Career Advisor Mondays 11:50-12:20 & Wednesday 9:00-9:30am – Here’s the link (small groups) Skills … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars

Oct 12: Indigenous Peoples Day (No School) Oct 13: NEACAC and GoToCollegeFairs Oct 22: College Planning Roundtable Oct 29: NEACAC and GoToCollegeFairs Nov 3: All Teachers Curriculum/Work Day (No School) Election Day  Nov 11: Veterans Day (Observed) (No School)  Nov … Continue reading

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5th Annual Ski and Winter Gear Sale – October 31, 9 am – 2 pm

Under the tent on the lawn of the Amherst History Museum (67 Amity Street – next to the Jones Library), with deals and choices so big – it’s scary! Proceeds benefit the museum. Shoppers can once again choose from a … Continue reading

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From the Guidance Office – New Google Website

The counselors at ARHS have been working on ways to be more accessible and interactive with students and families. We are excited to present our Google website: Guidance Virtual Office. Through this website, students and families can make appointments with … Continue reading

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SEPAC Meeting – Friday, October 2

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Location: Virtual Meeting: https://meet.google.com/dhy-wywm-rwd or by phone: 617-675-4444? PIN: ?909 286 087 0262?# ARPS Special Education Parent Advisory Council Meeting (SEPAC), Representing: Pelham Elementary, Amherst Elementary, and Amherst Regional Schools as well as students out of … Continue reading

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You are Invited – ARPS PGO Fall Public Meeting

Tuesday Sept 29 7:15 PM Google Meet: meet.google.com/rot-ncsn-ejq Meeting Agenda Introductions Individual School Updates Election of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Officers Annual Taxes and State Filings Update Group Fundraisers: Wi-Fi Hotspots wrap up; UMACC (United Way), Giving Tuesday, Florence Bank, … Continue reading

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Are you a new ARHS Family? Do you shop at Stop & Shop?

If so, every time you shop at any Stop & Shop using your rewards card or phone # you will earn A+ Points. These become cash for our school —  at no cost to you! There are two easy ways to participate:* … Continue reading

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Refunds for Spring 2020 AP Exams

If your high school student did not take an AP exam in Spring 2020 and you are entitled to a refund, email Judi DellaMarco in the ARHS office with the following information.  Please be sure to answer all questions. What … Continue reading

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Attention Seniors: Update from the College Counselor

Hello Seniors! Your LAST First Week of High School – Whoo Hooo! I hope you had a solid first week of school (well almost first week). You know what you are in for anyways… Here’s what I have for you … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars

Sept 28- Yom Kippur- Early Release Sept 29: ARPS PGO Public Meeting (7:15pm) Oct 2: SEPAC Meeting (9:00-10:30am) Oct 12: Indigenous Peoples Day (No School) Nov 3: All Teachers Curriculum/Work Day (No School)  Nov 11: Veterans Day (Observed) (No School)  … Continue reading

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