Friday, February 17, 2017

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Monday
February 27th, 2017
Day  6 - Drop E
Lunch -  D Period

Seniors!  Don't forget to turn in your permission slip for Reality Fair-a hands-on, financial literacy workshop at GCC on Tuesday, March 21st.  We took over 100 seniors on this all-day field trip last year and they had a great time while learning about managing their money after high school!  They also said that we should take the seniors every year, so don't miss out on this fun and educational opportunity.  Turn in your permission slip to the guidance office by Tuesday, March 14th, 2017.   Extra permission slips are available in the guidance office and the main office.  Also, don't forget to choose a career for the day.  Fill out the google form emailed to you by Ms. Alschuler on February 16th.

Attention, French Exchange students: We are having an important meeting for students AND their parents on Monday, February 27th at 6PM at the ARHS library. If you haven't brought your filled and signed paperwork to Mme. Vicente yet, please be sure to bring it Monday, along with a check for $1600, to the order of ARHS. 
A bientot!

The 32nd Annual Student-Written Play Festival is seeking submissions for 10 and 1-minute plays!  Deadline is Monday, March 13 - everything you need to know is on an info sheet available on the doors to the Auditorium.  See Mr. Bechtold for questions, advice and all the rest.

ARHS is proud to present the musical Anything Goes! - a big, happy, silly, beautiful production featuring well over 130 of your classmates.  Shows run March 2- 4 at 7:30 plus a 2:00 matinee. Tickets are $10 for students and staff and can be purchased online via the Performing Arts website or by cash or check in the cafeteria the week of the show.  Students on free/reduced lunch can be tickets at reduced prices by contacting Mr. Bechtold.

Don't miss the biggest performance event of the school year!

Congratulations to Sophie Schweik, who was the winner of our school's Poetry Out Loud competition! She will perform her memorized poems at the regional competition in March. And congratulations to runner-up Henry Wilhelm!

Latin Students: Join us for National Latin Exam Review and Practice on Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30 - rm. 112.

The Youth Legislative Forum of Hampshire County will be meeting at ARHS on Friday, March 3 from 3pm - 5:30pm. Come meet our elected officials, including Congressman Jim McGovern, Senator Stan Rosenberg, Senator Adam Hinds, and ARHS alum, Representative Solomon Goldstein-Rose and talk to them about issues that matter to you. Pizza and refreshments will be served. Sponsored by DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps. For more info, please contact Allison Scott at ascott@dialself.org


On Tuesday, (tomorrow) February 28, at 3:00, all students interested in outdoor track for girls and boys should meet in the gymnasium.  We will efficiently discuss the different events, the coaching structure, fundraising, the schedule, gear proposals, a possible trip for qualifiers to North Carolina for Nationals, and non-negotiable athlete responsibility concerning the team.  Whether you have participated before or not, this meeting will inform you.  Run, jump, throw and vault!


Minks Valentine's Writing Contest- extended to Tuesday, Feb 28!!!
You have two more days to send your entries to reiche@arps.org!  Prizes!!!
Prompt again: Share a humorous or dark tale about Valentine's Day in the form of a poem or short story (no more than 1000 words) Ex: a relationship that went sour, the worst Valentine's present or card you ever received, getting a gift from someone you had a crush on, but finding out it was not meant for you, getting a gift from someone who keeps having a crush on you, but who you are not interested in....











Thursday, February 16, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Friday
February 17, 2017
Day 5 - E Period Lunch

JETS TEAM+S competitors: If you have not already done so, get your registration checks to Ms. Blauner (Room 223). The competition is 1 month from Saturday!!!!
($30 made out to ARHS-JETS, your name in the memo line. Fee waivers available).

Attention, French Exchange students: We are having an important meeting for students AND their parents on Monday, February 27th at 6PM at the ARHS library. If you haven't brought your filled and signed paperwork to Mme. Vicente yet, please be sure to bring it Monday, along with a check for $1600, to the order of ARHS. 
A bientot!

On Day 5, the 160 lunch room will feature a special treat.  This week....cowgirl cookies!  Open all E lunches.

The 32nd Annual Student-Written Play Festival is seeking submissions for 10 and 1-minute plays!  Deadline is Monday, March 13th -  everything you need to know is on an info sheet available on the doors to the Auditorium.  See Mr. Bechtold for questions, advice and all the rest.

International Students Club are having a bake sale after school on Friday (today).  Next meeting is Monday Feb.27  Come and learn more about the Democratic Republic of Congo from ARHS students.

ARHS is proud to present the musical Anything Goes! - a big, happy, silly, beautiful production featuring well over 130 of your classmates.  Shows run March 2-4at 7:30 plus a 2:00 matinee.  Tickets are $10 for students and staff and can be purchased online via the Performing Arts website or by cash or check in the cafeteria the week of the show.  Students on free/reduced lunch can be tickets at reduced prices by contacting Mr. Bechtold.


Don't miss the biggest performance event of the school year!










Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Thursday
February 16th, 2017
Day 4 - E Period Lunch
Advisory

Seniors - the deadline for the Elsie Frank PFLAG Scholarship is this Friday.  Check it out in Naviance along with all the others listed!

JETS TEAM+S competitors: If you have not already done so, get your registration checks to Ms. Blauner (Room 223). The competition is 1 month from Saturday!!!!
($30 made out to ARHS-JETS, your name in the memo line. Fee waivers available).


Schools for Africa will be hosting the 2017 Man Pageant this spring! Auditions will be held the week after break -- details coming soon. Guys -- get your talents and tricks ready to go over break, and spread the word. You may audition in small groups as well.

SFA CLUB MEMBERS: Meeting today (Thursday) after school in 147 to make posters for auditions.

PROJECT A - will provide after school help and tutoring on Thursdays, from 2:30 to 3:45. Come and work on your homework. PROJECT A is opening this Thursday in rooms 133-135, the Academic Achievement Center. Come check it out, refreshments provided. Brought to you by MSAN.

All delegates going to either the UMass or Dartmouth Model UN conferences need to be at Model UN this Thursday(today) at 3:00 pm in Rm 323 to receive your positions. We will explain all the confusing acronyms as well.

All 9th, 10th, and 11th graders should report to their regular advisory room for advisory today.  All seniors and senior advisors should report to the auditorium for advisory today.


Canes for the cure shirts are now on sale! They will be sold at all lunches for $15.



Enter The Minks Annual Valentine's Writing Contest!  

Time is short, so respond to the prompt below through Valentine's week.

You have until Friday, Feb 17 to send your entries to reiche@arps.org



Share a humorous or dark tale about Valentine's Day in the form of a poem or short story ( no longer than 1000 

words) (Examples: a relationship that went sour, the worst present you ever received, receiving a gift from 


someone you had a crush on, but finding out it's not meant for you, etc.)







Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday
February 15, 2017
Day 3 - Drop B
E Period Lunch 

Today is Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day.  Please support the POCU Bake Sale after school.

There will be a short informational meeting for the 32nd Annual Student Written Play Festival and all potential playwrights this Wednesday (today) after school.  Get info on submission rules and deadlines, and info about our very special visiting guest playwright.  See Mr. Bechtold for questions.

PROJECT A - will provide after school help and tutoring on Thursdays, from 2:30 to 3:45. Come and work on your homework. PROJECT A is opening this Thursday in rooms 133-135, the Academic Achievement Center. Come check it out, refreshments provided. Brought to you by MSAN.



Enter The Minks Annual Valentine's Writing Contest!  

Time is short, so respond to the prompt below through Valentine's week.

You have until Friday, Feb 17 to send your entries to reiche@arps.org



Share a humorous or dark tale about Valentine's Day in the form of a poem or short story ( no longer than 1000 

words) (Examples: a relationship that went sour, the worst present you ever received, receiving a gift from 

someone you had a crush on, but finding out it's not meant for you, etc.)


Thinking about attending HCC?You are invited to come on a field trip, Friday March 10.  If you are interested, pick up a permission slip from Mrs. Cappelli in Guidance.  Return it ASAP.

AP test registration is now open.
Bring a check made out to ARHS for $93 each to the Guidance Office and sign up now.

A neighbor needs snow shoveling done as soon as possible!  Please check in the Guidance Office for information.

All delegates going to either the UMass or Dartmouth Model UN conferences need to be at Model UN this Thursday at 3:00 pm in Rm 323 to receive your positions. We will explain all the confusing acronyms as well.



Monday, February 13, 2017

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Tuesday
February 14, 2017
Day 2 - Drop A
E Period Lunch

Due to the multiple school cancellations, report cards will now be distributed on Wednesday, February 15th in a short advisory following G period.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day is Wednesday. Please support the POCU Bake Sale.

There will be a short informational meeting for the 32nd Annual Student Written Play Festival and all potential playwrights this Wednesday after school.  Get info on submission rules and deadlines, and info about our very special visiting guest playwright.  See Mr. Bechtold for questions.

American Mathematics Competion (AMC) has been rescheduled for Wednesday 2/15 C and D period.  Please report to room 301 at the beginning of C period.

There will be a philosophy club meeting in room 113 today at 3:00 (Tuesday 2/14). We will be discussing Indian philosophy. All are welcome!! There will be snacks.

AP test registration is now open.
Bring a check made out to ARHS for $93 each to the Guidance Office and sign up now.

Current juniors- the application for the 2017-2018 scholarship program opens on March 1. You can learn more and apply at wendysheisman.com.

The HCC Instant admit day been rescheduled to today,Tuesday, February 14th in the Guidance Office.

All Latin students are invited to a review session for the National Latin Exam today at 2:30 in 112.

Thinking about attending HCC?You are invited to come on a field trip, Friday, March 10th.  If you are interested, pick up a permission slip from Mrs. Cappelli in Guidance.  Return it ASAP.


Do you find the lunch room too noisy?  Are you not scheduled with any of your friends for lunch? Would you be interested in meeting new people?   Why not try out new lunch space available during E lunches in room 160, right around the corner from the cafe in the English hallway.   We are starting it up TODAY. Check it out. 


PROJECT A - will provide after school help and tutoring on Thursdays, from 2:30 to 3:45. Come and work on your homework. PROJECT A is opening this Thursday in rooms 133-135, the Academic Achievement Center. Come check it out, refreshments provided. Brought to you by MSAN.




Enter The Minks Annual Valentine's Writing Contest!  

Time is short, so respond to the prompt below through Valentine's week.

You have until Friday, Feb 17 to send your entries to reiche@arps.org


Share a humorous or dark tale about Valentine's Day in the form of a poem or short story ( no longer than 1000 

words) (Examples: a relationship that went sour, the worst present you ever received, receiving a gift from 

someone you had a crush on, but finding out it's not meant for you, etc.)


There will be a girls tennis pre-season meeting today, Tuesday, February 14th in Room 149 at 3 pm.




Friday, February 10, 2017

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Monday
February 13, 2017
Day 1 - Drop G
D Period Lunch

Thee will be a girls tennis pre-season meeting on Tuesday, February 14th, in Room 149 at
3:00 pm.

International students Club meets TODAY.  All are welcome.

American Mathematics Competion (AMC) has been rescheduled for Wednesday February 15th5C and D period.  Please report to room 301 at the beginning of C period.


PROJECT A - will provide after school help and tutoring on Thursdays, from 2:30 to 3:45. Come and work on your homework. PROJECT A is opening this Thursday in rooms 133-135, the Academic Achievement Center. Come check it out, refreshments provided. Brought to you by MSAN.



The Poetry Out Loud competition has been moved due to snow! The event will now take place Tuesday, February 14 at 2:30 in room 175, Ms. Barber-Just's room. Students need to memorize one poem from the Poetry Out Loud website (poetryoutloud.org) and come ready to wow the judges. One winner from ARHS will advance to the regional competition, and then hopefully to the state competition. After that, one representative from each state goes to Washington D.C. Take the risk and try your hand at some poetry this Valentine's Day!




Enter The Minks Annual Valentine's Writing Contest!  


Time is short, so respond to the prompt below through Valentine's week.

You have until Friday, Feb 17 to send your entries to reiche@arps.org



Share a humorous or dark tale about Valentine's Day in the form of a poem or short story ( 

no longer than 1000 words) (Examples: a relationship that went sour, the worst present you 

ever received, receiving a gift from someone you had a crush on, but finding out it's not 

meant for you, etc.)




Earth Guardians is a global community of teens that work towards bringing awareness to climate change and many other problems that our world faces. Our generation is going to inherit the earth, and it is our duty to make sure that the world we inherit is healthy so that it can support us and all of our future endeavors. Interested in joining us? Our first meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 14th  in room 314 from 3:00 to 4:00.  If you have questions in advance of the meeting, contact Victoria Roach at pvearthguardians@gmail.com.


Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day is Wednesday. Please support the POCU Bake Sale.



"Valentines Day will soon be upon us, and what better way to show your love for your fellow students than by sending them a carnation or some candy? The Class of 2017 will be selling Valentines at lunches this week: $1 for candy, $2 for a carnation. Come spread the love"










Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday
February 10th, 2016
Day 7 - Drop F
D Period Lunch

There will be a girls tennis pre-season meeting on Tuesday, February 14th

 in Room 149 at 3 p.m.

Students For A Free Tibet dumpling sale, Today, Feb. 10th after school.   Help support our cause to save Tibetan culture.



Do you find the lunch room too noisy?  Are you not scheduled with any of your friends for lunch? Would you be interested in meeting new people?   Why not try out new lunch space available during E lunches in room 160, right around the corner from the cafe in the English hallway.   We are starting it up on Tuesday February 14. Check it out. 


On Saturday February 11th from 1-3 pm, there will be a rally at Springfield City Hall organized with Tapestry Health to support Planned Parenthood. There is transportation to the rally available, for more information contact Carolyn Kelly at kellycg@arps.org



"Valentines Day will soon be upon us, and what better way to show your love for your fellow students than by sending them a carnation or some candy? The Class of 2017 will be selling Valentines at lunches this week: $1 for candy, $2 for a carnation. Come spread the love"


Girls Softball meeting Tuesday, February 14th @ 3 p.m.Room 154.