Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday
December 11th, 2017
Day 4
Drop C
Lunch - E Period
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Please see sports schedule listed for:  December 10th - December 16th posted at the end of the morning announcements
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Lifeguards! The Mass DCR has lifeguard jobs available in western Mass at pools and waterfronts, including Lake Wyola. Application information is available in Guidance.  They also provide Lifeguard and CPR Certification courses.  Must be 16 years of age by June 23, 2018.
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Attention all students!  We still need 5 host families for the French students from March 22- April 6th. Please contact Ms. Stankiewicz if you are interested. 
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Hi everyone! Best Buddies will be having another meeting this coming Tuesday. We’ll have snacks and games as usual! New members always welcome.
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Please see Sports Schedule listed below:
December 10th - December 16th., 2017

Dec. 10th
§  11:30a @ Agawam HS - B/JV/Ice Hockey
 3:00p GIRLS BASKETBALL PRACTICE

Dec  11th
§  5:30p @ Taconic HS - B/JV/Basketball 
 7:00p @ Taconic HS - B/V/Basketball

Dec 12th

§  5:00p Westfield HS - B/V/Swimming 
§   5:00p Westfield HS - G/V/Swimming 
§   5:30p Hopkins Academy- G/JV/Basketball 
 7:00p Hopkins Academy- G/V/Basketball 

Dec 13th


§  12:00p EARLY RELEASE
§   5:30p Brattleboro Union HS - B/JV/Basketball
§   6:15p EVENT UPDATE-- Chicopee HS - B/JV/Ice Hockey 
§   7:00p Brattleboro Union HS - B/V/Basketball
    7:15p EVENT UPDATE-- Chicopee HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 

Dec. 15th

§  5:30p Frontier Regional School - G/JV/Basketball
§   6:45p Longmeadow HS- B/V/Indoor Track 
§   6:45p Longmeadow HS- G/V/Indoor Track 
7:00p Frontier Regional School - G/V/Basketball

Dec. 16th

§  12:30p 
§  @ West Springfield HSB/V/Ice Hockey 




Friday, December 8th, 2017

Friday
December 8th, 2017
Day 3
Drop B
Lunch - E Period
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Please see sports scheduled listed below for December 5th - December 9th, 2017
(The sports schedule is listed at the end of today's announcements)
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Seniors - when checking your college portals, if it says "mid-year report not received" it's because it doesn't exist yet! 
The mid-year report will be sent when we have final grades from 1st semester.

Also, if you applied ED, make sure it shows on your portal that the ED agreement was received.  If it doesn't see Ms. Cappelli or Ms. Tracy.
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Seniors - as you start to hear from colleges; accepted, deferred, denied, be sure to indicate them in Naviance.
If you get in ED and have other backup schools listed, be sure to take them out. 
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Seniors - If you were thinking of taking the AFL-CIO Labor History Exam in February (multiple choice questions covering the history and structure of the labor movement in America and an essay of  500 words or less on a topic selected by the committee), sign up in the Guidance Office before next Friday, December 15th. Mrs Cappelli has study guides to help prepare for the test which will be given in the Guidance Office on Wednesday, February 7th, right after school for 1 hour.
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Attention all students!  We still need 5 host families for the French students from March 22-April 6. Please contact Ms. Stankiewicz if you are interested. 
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Hi everyone! Best Buddies will be having another meeting this coming Tuesday. We’ll have snacks and games as usual! New members always welcome.
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Not School Sponsored: 

From jewelry design and metal fabrication to learning about the science of food and interior design for a better world, Hampshire College offers precollege programs that students will not find anywhere else. More detailed information on each program offering, tuition and fees, and financial assistance can be found on our precollege summer programs page. Please see the following link if you are interested:
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Please see sports schedule below:

Dec. 5th
6:00 pm EVENT UPDATE-- @ Sabis International Charter School - B/V/Basketball 
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Dec. 7th
§   4:00p Northampton HS- B/F/Basketball
5:30p Northampton HS- B/JV/Basketball

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Dec. 8th
§  Pioneer Valley Tip Off
§   3:45p TBD - B/V/Indoor Track 
§   3:45p TBD - G/V/Indoor Track 
§   5:00p Longmeadow HS- B/V/Swimming 
§   5:00p Longmeadow HS- G/V/Swimming 
§   6:00p Northampton HS- G/V/Basketball 
 7:30p @ Northampton HS - B/V/Basketball 

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Dec. 9th
Pioneer Valley Tip Off 

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Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Thursday
December 7th, 2017
Day 2
Drop A
Lunch - E Period
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Please see sports scheduled listed below for December 5th - December 9th, 2017
(The sports schedule is listed at the end of today's announcements)
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REMINDER! The French/Francophone dinner will take place today from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the ARHS cafeteria! See you all there. Thank you for all your support!
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Take a moment to think back on the week so far...Did a classmate embrace the diversity of opinions in that discussion?  Was your student accountable for their actions in class?  Did you witness a peer stand up for someone during passing period?  Did your friend support you through a rough patch?  Great things are happening at ARHS and we need to acknowledge each other for making this place a safe, supportive learning environment.  Fill out a norm form today-located outside the cafeteria!  We will be recognizing two people tomorrow with Amherst caps and tickets for two to a home athletic event.
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Hey Hurricane sports fans!  The AD Office has Nike Dri Fit short sleeve Hurricane shirts for sale.  They are $20 and available for  sale after 2:20.
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Seniors - when checking your college portals, if it says "mid-year report not received" it's because it doesn't exist yet! 
The mid-year report will be sent when we have final grades from 1st semester.

Also, if you applied ED, make it shows that the ED agreement was received. If it doesn't, see Mrs Cappelli or Tracy.
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Seniors - as you start to hear from colleges; accepted, deferred, denied, be sure to indicate them in Naviance.
If you get in ED and have other backup schools listed, be sure to take them out. 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The ARHS winter musical is a massive, exciting production that employs students from all across the school.  We'd love you to be part of it!  No experience is necessary.Come to a MEETING ON THE MUSICAL this Monday, 12/11 from 3:00-3:30
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 Athletes can get passes to attend practices late without penalty.  We will cover everything you need to audition or be involved as a techie.  Bring that friend you know should be there, too...
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Not School Sponsered: 
From jewelry design and metal fabrication to learning about the science of food and interior design for a better world, Hampshire College offers precollegeprograms that students will not find anywhere else. More detailed information on each program offering, tuition and fees, and financial assistance can be found on our precollege summer programs page. Please see the following link if you are interested:


www.hampshire.edu/summer-programs/2018-precollege-summer-programs
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Please see sports schedule below:

Dec. 5th
6:00 pm EVENT UPDATE-- @ Sabis International Charter School - B/V/Basketball 
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Dec. 7th
§   4:00p Northampton HS- B/F/Basketball
5:30p Northampton HS- B/JV/Basketball

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Dec. 8th
§  Pioneer Valley Tip Off
§   3:45p TBD - B/V/Indoor Track 
§   3:45p TBD - G/V/Indoor Track 
§   5:00p Longmeadow HS- B/V/Swimming 
§   5:00p Longmeadow HS- G/V/Swimming 
§   6:00p Northampton HS- G/V/Basketball 
 7:30p @ Northampton HS - B/V/Basketball 

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Dec. 9th
Pioneer Valley Tip Off 


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Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Wednesday
December 6th, 2017
Day 1
Drop G
Lunch - D Period
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Please see sports scheduled listed below for December 5th - December 9th, 2017
(The sports schedule is listed at the end of today's announcements)
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Today is Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day.  Please support the P.O.C.U. Bake Sale after school.
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The ARHS winter musical is a massive, exciting production that employs students from all across the school.  We'd love you to be part of it!  No experience is necessary.

Come to a MEETING ON THE MUSICAL this Monday, 12/11 from 3:00-3:30.  Athletes can get passes to attend practices late without penalty.  We will cover everything you need to audition or be involved as a techie.  Bring that friend you know should be there, too...
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Fight back against the morning chill with a HOT DRINK! Support the ARHS Outdoor Program at our hot drink sale before school tomorrow morning, Thursday 12/7. $1 for a hot cup of cocoa or delicious hot cider.
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Seniors - Check out the studentscholarships.org/newsletter for some December scholarships.
Be sure to look at the list in naviance, too.  If you are a high scheiving low income senior with community service look at the Western Mass Stephen Phillips scholarship.
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Come to the second Refugees in Distress meeting at 3:00 in room 325 TODAY, Wednesday Dec. 6th. Join our discussion of recent refugee developments and help us organize our school wide phone banking campaign for the Caesar Syrian Civilian Protection Bill now in Congress.
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Big kick off to the basketball season!  The annual Pioneer Valley Tip-Off will be happening again  Friday, December 8th at the UMass Cage!  Ticket prices:  $5 for Students/Seniors, $7 for adults. It will be a match up between the Hurricanes and the Blue Devils for both boys and girls.  Girls start at 6 p.m., boys start at 7:30 p.m.  

Our boys and girls Swim/Dive team will also be submerging themselves into their season that day as well.  Meet time is 5 p.m. at the Middle School!  

Check the MIAA site for schedules, updates and cancellations throughout the winter season for all of our Hurricane happenings!

Go Canes!
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NHS MEETING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7TH - 3 P.M. - ROOM 117

PLEASE REMEMBER DUES THIS WEEK!
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Seniors:
Cap & Gown measurements will take place Thursday and Friday, December 7 & 8 during all lunch periods in room 161 at ARHS.  University Cap & Gown is the company that provides this service and this is the only time they will be on site this year. The cost is $17.00, payable when measured, for a souvenir outfit that includes a cap, gown and tassel which the student keeps.  Don’t forget to get measured!
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Come to SAGA's next queer health lesson on Thursday (12/7) in room 113 to learn about aspects of transitioning and safe relationships, specifically for trans masculine people. There will be many snacks and much learning!
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Please see sports schedule below:

Dec. 5th
6:00 pm EVENT UPDATE-- @ Sabis International Charter School - B/V/Basketball 
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Dec. 7th
§   4:00p Northampton HS- B/F/Basketball
5:30p Northampton HS- B/JV/Basketball

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Dec. 8th
§  Pioneer Valley Tip Off
§   3:45p TBD - B/V/Indoor Track 
§   3:45p TBD - G/V/Indoor Track 
§   5:00p Longmeadow HS- B/V/Swimming 
§   5:00p Longmeadow HS- G/V/Swimming 
§   6:00p Northampton HS- G/V/Basketball 
 7:30p @ Northampton HS - B/V/Basketball 

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Dec. 9th
Pioneer Valley Tip Off 
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Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Tuesday
December 5th, 2017
Day 7
Drop F
Lunch D Period
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Please see sports scheduled listed below for December 5th - December 9th, 2017
(The sports schedule is listed at the end of today's announcements)
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Seniors:
Cap & Gown measurements will take place Thursday and Friday, December 7 & 8 during all lunch periods in room 161 at ARHS.  University Cap & Gown is the company that provides this service and this is the only time they will be on site this year. The cost is $17.00, payable when measured, for a souvenir outfit that includes a cap, gown and tassel which the student keeps.  Don’t forget to get measured!
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International Students Club will be having an exquisite international food sale Tuesday,(today) after school. Food starts at $1. We've got greens, beans, potatoes, tomatoes,- You name it!
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Come to SAGA's next queer health lesson on Thursday (12/7) in room 113 to learn about aspects of transitioning and safe relationships, specifically for trans masculine people. There will be many snacks and much learning!
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Come help plan Consent Week today, after school, in room 115. 
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          JETS CLUB

Students interested in a Fun and Challenging Engineering Competition: Its time to start organizing the TEAM+S Competition. Everyone wanting to compete should come by room 223 after school to sign up. Signups closing Wednesday... don't wait!
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Attention seniors. Please check the bulletin board outside the cafeteria for your yearbook portraits.
If you find any mistakes, please email yearbook@arps.org by December 7
Thanks!
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Survival Living is an after school class that meets twice per week from January through June. The class teaches wilderness survival skills and is open to all students. There are three overnight trips as part of the class. For more information and to sign up, come to room 225 or speak to Mr. Kropf.
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Please see sports schedule below:

Dec. 5th
6:00 pm EVENT UPDATE-- @ Sabis International Charter School - B/V/Basketball 
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Dec. 7th
§   4:00p Northampton HS- B/F/Basketball
5:30p Northampton HS- B/JV/Basketball

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Dec. 8th
§  Pioneer Valley Tip Off
§   3:45p TBD - B/V/Indoor Track 
§   3:45p TBD - G/V/Indoor Track 
§   5:00p Longmeadow HS- B/V/Swimming 
§   5:00p Longmeadow HS- G/V/Swimming 
§   6:00p Northampton HS- G/V/Basketball 
 7:30p @ Northampton HS - B/V/Basketball 

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Dec. 9th
Pioneer Valley Tip Off 
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