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Final Exam Schedule

Your 9th-11th grade students received an email on Monday about the final exam schedule; the full schedule is available here. Note that the last day of regularly-scheduled exams is Thursday, June 15; makeup exams are offered on Friday, June 16 … Continue reading

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Class of 2023 Families: Help with Senior Class Dinner

The Class of 2023 will enjoy a pasta dinner on Monday, June 5 in the ARHS Cafeteria. Pasta and bread will be provided by Primo’s in Amherst. We are asking senior parents to contribute sides, drinks and dessert. Please sign up here to … Continue reading

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Volunteer to help with Staff Appreciation Lunch

On June 16 the PGO will provide a staff appreciation lunch for all the ARHS staff. We need parent volunteers to help with setup, serving and cleanup for this event. Please use this link to sign up for a slot … Continue reading

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Events for Seniors

Click here for a full listing of special end-of-year events for the Class of 2023.

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Fall Sports Registration

Fall sports registration is now open! Please use this link to view more information and to register. Once registered more information will be sent out by the coach at a later date. The coaches directory and more information can be found on the athletic webpage. In addition, to learn more about … Continue reading

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AR[T]HS 2023 at the Eli Marsh Gallery

This 15th annual juried exhibition showcases the very best works of art made from all of the Art Department’s areas of study: Foundations of Art, Ceramics, Drawing, Fiber Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture. We are so excited to be … Continue reading

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ARHS Athletic College Showcase

Click here to see a slideshow of where some ARHS athletes from the class of 2023 are continuing their athletic careers. If your student is planning to play a sport in college and isn’t yet featured in this slideshow, please … Continue reading

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Mark your calendar

June 2: Dance celebrationJune 5: Pasta dinner for seniorsJune 8: AR[T]HS openingJune 11: Race Amity Day celebrationJune 15: Last day of scheduled final examsJune 16: Makeup final examsJune 16: Staff Appreciation LunchJune 17: Ancestral Bridges Juneteenth Legacy CelebrationJune 19: Town … Continue reading

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Race Amity Day Celebration June 11

Click here for a flyer with details about this celebration at Mill River, which includes an all-ages basketball tournament and Human Rights Youth Hero Awards.

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Town of Amherst Juneteenth Celebration

Come to the Town Common at 12 pm on Monday, June 19th for the 3rd Annual Jubilee. Click here for a flyer about the Ancestral Bridges Juneteenth Legacy Celebration on Saturday, June 17.

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Listening Session on Affordable Housing June 20

The Town of Amherst wants to hear your input on affordable housing. Click here for detailed flyers in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese.

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Events for Seniors

Click here for a full listing of special end-of-year events for the Class of 2023.

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Volunteer to help with Staff Appreciation Lunch

On June 16 the PGO will provide a staff appreciation lunch for all the ARHS staff. We need parent volunteers to help with setup, serving and cleanup for this event. Please use this link to sign up for a slot … Continue reading

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Last call: kindergarten photos of seniors!

The ARHS PGO is requesting KINDERGARTEN photos of students in the Senior Class of 2023. The photos will be featured at the Pasta Dinner for the Senior class on Monday, June 5th. Please send a KINDERGARTEN or early elementary photo of … Continue reading

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Celebrate founder of ARPS Dance

Join us for a celebration of dance at ARPS on June 2! This is the 20th Anniversary of ARHS Dance Theatre Ensemble, and our first Post-COVID opportunity to celebrate Tracy Vernon’s career and retirement.

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Multilingual Parent Advisory Council

The next MPAC meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 24th, 2023 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm via Zoom. Click here for a flyer with important details, including the Zoom link.

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Help ARHS Ultimate go to Nationals

ARHS families and students are raising funds for the Amherst Bx Varsity Ultimate team to travel to Salt Lake City in June to play in the High School National Invitational Tournament (HSNI). You can make a donation here.

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May 26: junior recommendation requests dueMay 29: Memorial Day, no schoolMay 30: Senior kindergarten photos dueJune 2: Dance celebrationJune 5: Pasta dinner for seniorsJune 16: Staff Appreciation Lunch

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Pelham Players

A free summer theater program is offered at the Pelham Library. Auditions for high school-age students will be held on June 3, and everyone gets a part. Click here for a flyer with all the details. Remember to pre-register soon … Continue reading

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Message from ARPS School Leaders

As building-level leaders at ARPS, we have the privilege of spending our days in the company of your children, supporting the amazing educators who teach and care for them.  It’s joyful and rewarding work, but it isn’t always easy. It … Continue reading

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Summary from May 4 Coffee with the Principal

The PGO thanks Principal Sadiq and Assistant Principal Gromacki for hosting a coffee on May 4. The presentation they shared can be viewed here. We spent most of the time discussing the current block schedule; students and families will be … Continue reading

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Senior lawn signs are in

If your family ordered a Senior Lawn Sign and did not yet get it, they can be picked up at school by either the student or their parent/guardian at Ms. Wilnelia Melendez’s office.

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Staff Appreciation Luncheon: Almost there!

Thank you so much to everyone who already donated. We are within $700 of our goal to pay for this end of year thank-you to the ARHS staff. You can donate at this link.

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For 9th graders taking AP Bio next year

There will be a mandatory meeting for ALL 9th graders signed up for AP Biology next year on Monday, June 5th during the plus block in room 220. Students must attend in-person; they will be receiving a textbook and the … Continue reading

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For juniors: Recommendation letter requests

Families of the Class of 2024 (and their juniors) should have received an email on May 12 from Deidre Cuffe-Gray about the ARHS process for requesting letters of recommendation for post-ARHS plans. The information sheet included in that email can … Continue reading

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Families of juniors: 5 more volunteers needed

We only need 2 more volunteers to help with setup, and 3 to help with cleanup. Please sign up here if you are available to help with this tradition for seniors on Monday, June 5. Thank you to everyone who … Continue reading

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For seniors: Take survey by May 22

From Ms. Cuffee-Gray: Seniors! Let us pronounce your name correctly at graduation. Make sure sure we know were to send your transcripts. COMPLETE YOUR “Class of 2023 Final Senior Survey” in Naviance by May 22nd. This is REQUIRED! Need help? … Continue reading

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For seniors: Saving your Google data

Please note that graduating Senior email, google drive, and network accounts will be deleted on July 30th.  Seniors can download almost everything in their account (email, documents, calendar, etc) using Google Takeout (instructions link below).  We highly encourage you to download your account … Continue reading

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Upcoming Performing Arts Events

This weekend is the 38th Annual  ARHS Student Written Play Festival. Shows run at 7:30 PM this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 18-20.  Next Tuesday, May 23rd at 7 pm in the ARHS auditorium will be the final big Performing Arts concert … Continue reading

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May 18-20: ARHS Student Written Play FestivalMay 21: AEF mini-golfMay 23: Final concertMay 26: junior recommendation requests dueMay 29: Memorial Day, no schoolJune 5: Pasta dinner for seniors

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Town Council’s Pride Month Proclamation

This year, ARHS’s SAGA is a community sponsor of the proclamation. It will be read at a ceremony on June 2nd at 4 pm, along with the raising of the Progress Pride flag. All ARHS community members are welcome to attend.

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Pelham Players

A free summer theater program is offered at the Pelham Library. Auditions for high school-age students will be held on June 3, and everyone gets a part. Click here for a flyer with all the details.

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MCAS next week

Tenth graders will take the mathematics MCAS next Tuesday and Wednesday May 16th and 17th. Students in 9th, 11th and 12th grades will have a late start those days. The full schedule is available here.

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Staff Appreciation Luncheon: Donations needed

Every year the ARHS PGO puts on a Staff Appreciation Luncheon at the end of the year. We need $1900 more to fully fund this thank-you to all the teachers and staff who work so hard for our students. You … Continue reading

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Families of juniors: Parent/guardian volunteers needed

The senior class will have a celebratory pasta dinner on June 5, and tradition holds that families of the junior class volunteer to set up, serve and clean up from this event. Please sign up here for a 1-1.5 hour … Continue reading

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Fundraiser dinner at Texas Roadhouse Monday

Please come out and support the class of 2023 on Monday, May 15th at the Texas Roadhouse from 3pm to 8pm. The Texas Roadhouse will be donating 10% of your total food purchases to the Class of 2023!

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Summer School Program

The ARPS Summer School Program runs from July 5 to July 28. Click here for a flyer with details about the programs offered as well as registration information.

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Order a Varsity Letterman Jacket

The Varsity Letterman Jacket store just opened!  1) Here is the link to the store.  Click here to see a flyer for the jacket.  2) The store is open for two weeks.3) THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT DOES NOT BENEFIT NOR RUN THE STORE if you have  questions HOWEVER … Continue reading

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May 15: Dine to Donate at Texas RoadhouseMay 16-17: MCAS, late start for 9th, 11th and 12thMay 21: AEF mini-golfMay 29: Memorial Day, no school

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Chinese paper cutting workshops

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Jones Library by participating in a Chinese paper cutting workshop on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.  For these workshops, we welcome teaching artist Zhonghe (Elena) Li as she shares the history … Continue reading

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ARMS/ARHS Administration 2023-24

From the Superintendent Michael Morris’s email to families May 4: I am pleased to provide an update on the leadership plan for the 2023-2024 school year at Amherst Regional Middle School.  We are putting in place a grades 7-12 leadership … Continue reading

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Senior lawn sign orders due today!

It’s time to begin celebrating our Senior class of 2023! Order your lawn signs and/or donate a sign for another graduating student. $14 per sign. Orders due Friday, May 5th. Signs will be available for pickup at the Class of ’23 fundraiser … Continue reading

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Families of seniors: please send kindergarten photos!

The ARHS PGO is requesting KINDERGARTEN photos of students in the Senior Class of 2023. The photos will be featured at the Pasta Dinner for the Senior class on Monday, June 5th. Please send a KINDERGARTEN or early elementary photo of … Continue reading

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Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Every year the ARHS PGO puts on a Staff Appreciation Luncheon at the end of the year. Please help us raise $2500 to pay for this thank-you to all the teachers and staff who work so hard for our students. … Continue reading

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Families of juniors: Parent/guardian volunteers needed

The senior class will have a celebratory pasta dinner on June 5, and tradition holds that families of the junior class volunteer to set up, serve and clean up from this event. Please sign up here for a 1-1.5 hour … Continue reading

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