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Jones Library presents Quarantine Cuisine: A virtual cooking club for teens

This week we’ll debut Quarantine Cuisine, an opportunity for teens to try out some new recipes, experiment in the kitchen, and share their successes (and failures!) with their peers.The first cookbook we’ll be using is Japanese Cooking with Manga, available from … Continue reading

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Amherst Parks and Common Use Modifications

As of March 29, 2020 the Amherst Town Parks and Common are open for use with the following modifications: There is no organized sporting programs authorized to use the fields. Users should practice the recommended social distancing and group numbers. … Continue reading

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Schools Closed Until At Least May 4, 2020

Dear ARPS Community: On Thursday, Governor Charlie Baker announced that all schools in Massachusetts will remain closed until at least May 4, 2020.  This is a substantial extension over the closure that was previously announced, based on the concern about … Continue reading

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Local and State Covid-19 Information

Following is information concerning Covid-19: Local – Covid-19 resources for the ARPS community: http://www.arps.org/district/news/covid-19-communication-resources. State – Order from Gov. Baker concerning essential services: https://www.mass.gov/doc/covid-19-essential-services/download    

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Junior College Planning Virtual Meetings

A note from Deidre Cuffee-Gray: Hello Members of the Class of 2021, I hope you are taking care of yourselves and those you care about in these unusual and difficult times. I’m thinking about you. Know that colleges & universities … Continue reading

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AP Updates

https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/about-ap/news-changes/coronavirus-update

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Mark Your Calendars

April 7- Tentative School Reopen Date April 10- No School April 15- Early Release April 20 – 24- No School; Spring Break April 27- Spring Sports Start Date (as of 3/16) All other school events are canceled

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