Wednesday, January 23, 2018

  Day 5
  E Period Lunch
  Drop D 

  • It is time to sign-up for the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) that takes place Thursday, February 7, during B and C blocks. There are two levels of math contests, one for 9th and 10th grade students and one for students with experience in Integrated 3H and 4H.  To sign-up, see your math teacher or go to room 221.  The deadline for signing-up is Friday, February 1st.  You will find sample questions at: https://artofproblemsolving.com/wiki/index.php?title=American_Mathematics_Competitions
  • The French Club would like to once again thank everyone who donated books and school supplies to the Ecole Ribambelle book drive for elementary aged students in Dakar, Senegal! We received A LOT of book donations and are now looking for any extra school supplies you may have. In particular the school is looking for pencils, pencil sharpeners, rulers, erasers, crayons, or anything else that's easy to ship! The drive will end the last week of January. Merci!   
  • A reminder to all: the library is closed to students during the school day Wednesday 1/23 thru Friday 1/25. Students are welcome to visit the library before and after school and may drop by during the day to return any overdue books. Regular library hours resume Monday 1/28--we look forward to seeing you then!
  • The newest issue of The Graphic--our school newspaper--is out! Grab a copy at lunch (on boxes outside the cafeteria and library) to read lots of interesting articles on faculty hair, Laramie, Summit Academy, Stan Lee, online discrimination, politics, LGBTQ news, the Literary Club, applying to college, rappers, streetwear, and much much more! Plus Hall Talk. Also check it out on thegraphic.arps.org.




                               **ATHLETICS**



  • Girls Lacrosse - Pre-Season Meeting -  - Come to a pre- season lacrosse meeting on Wednesday, January 23 at 3 p.m in room 147.
  • Baseball - Pre-Season Meeting - Come to a pre-season baseball meeting on Thursday, January 24th at 3 p.m. in room 147.

Friday, January 18, 2019

  Day 4
  A Period Exam 
  G Period Exam
  11:55am Dismissal  

  • The newest issue of The Graphic--our school newspaper--is out! Grab a copy at lunch (on boxes outside the cafeteria and library) to read lots of interesting articles on faculty hair, Laramie, Summit Academy, Stan Lee, online discrimination, politics, LGBTQ news, the Literary Club, applying to college, rappers, streetwear, and much much more! Plus Hall Talk. Also check it out on thegraphic.arps.org.
  • The lunch menu for Today will be Brueggers bagels. Regular school lunch prices apply, and they will be available in the cafeteria all throughout the half school day.
  • The PGO's Spring Student Grant application is now posted on the Clubs page of the ARHS website. Students can apply for up to $200 to support items and activities that support the school.  In October the PGO funded the new microwaves in the cafeteria, a cymbal for Jazz Workshop, and learning tools for Academic Skills classrooms.  The deadline for completed applications is Friday February 15th.  We look forward to seeing your applications!
  • ARHS—Get excited for Winterfest, the annual semi-formal dance sponsored by the senior class where underclassmen are invited by a junior or senior to attend. The dance will held Friday, January 25 at 7:00 in the cafeteria. Tickets $5 at lunch and $6 at the door. Stop by the week before at lunch to submit appropriate song suggestions. Let the inviting begin!  
  • The Science Olympiad is looking for a few more people to join the team for the upcoming Princeton invitational in February. We meet on Tuesdays. Contact Anu Sitaraman, Seo-Ho Lee, Chang Jin, or Samuel Conrad-Rooney if you have questions. Thanks and go science!


                               **ATHLETICS**



  • Girls Lacrosse - Pre-Season Meeting - Come to a pre-season lacrosse meeting Wednesday, January 23rd at 3 p.m. in Room 147.
  • Baseball - Pre-Season Meeting - Come to a pre-season baseball meeting on Thursday, January 24th at 3 p.m. in room 147.


January 18
EARLY RELEASE
 3:45p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - B/V/Indoor Track 
 3:45p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
 3:45p Longmeadow HS - B/V/Indoor Track
 3:45p Longmeadow HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- South Hadley HS - B/V/Swimming 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- South Hadley HS - G/V/Swimming 
 5:00p @ South Hadley HS - B/F/Basketball

January 19
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - B/V/Skiing - Nordic
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - G/V/Skiing - Nordic
January 20
 9:00a @ TBD - G/V/Indoor Track
 9:00a TBD - B/V/Indoor Track

Thursday, January 17, 2019

  Day 3
  D Period Exam 
  F Period Exam
  11:55am Dismissal  

  • The School Store is looking for more volunteers to help bake cookies. 
    If you are interested and have an F or G Period Study Hall next semester, contact Thomas Franklin at franklintc@arps.org or Ms. Sulikowski at sulikowskim@arps.org
  • Important information regarding your credits for this term! 
    Any student who has exceeded 9 absences in any class will be denied credit for that class regardless of grade or if the absences were excused for any reason. An attendance meeting must be scheduled as soon as possible to try and retrieve those lost credits. If you need to schedule an attendance meeting, go to Room 168 and see Ms. Susie Zygmont.

    Also, any student who has already had an attendance meeting and was tentatively awarded "credit w/conditions", but has not met the agreed-upon conditions, will not receive credit and must re-schedule another meeting to further address this.
  • The lunch menu for Today and tomorrow, Friday will be Brueggers bagels. Regular school lunch prices apply, and they will be available in the cafeteria all throughout the half school day.
  • The PGO's Spring Student Grant application is now posted on the Clubs page of the ARHS website. Students can apply for up to $200 to support items and activities that support the school.  In October the PGO funded the new microwaves in the cafeteria, a cymbal for Jazz Workshop, and learning tools for Academic Skills classrooms.  The deadline for completed applications is Friday February 15th.  We look forward to seeing your applications!
  • ARHS—Get excited for Winterfest, the annual semi-formal dance sponsored by the senior class where underclassmen are invited by a junior or senior to attend. The dance will held Friday, January 25 at 7:00 in the cafeteria. Tickets $5 at lunch and $6 at the door. Stop by the week before at lunch to submit appropriate song suggestions. Let the inviting begin!  
  • The Science Olympiad is looking for a few more people to join the team for the upcoming Princeton invitational in February. We meet on Tuesdays. Contact Anu Sitaraman, Seo-Ho Lee, Chang Jin, or Samuel Conrad-Rooney if you have questions. Thanks and go science!


                               **ATHLETICS**


  • Girls Lacrosse - Pre-Season Meeting - Come to a pre-season lacrosse meeting Wednesday, January 23rd at 3 p.m. in Room 147.
  • Baseball - Pre-Season Meeting - Come to a pre-season baseball meeting on Thursday, January 24th at 3 p.m. in room 147.



January 17
EARLY RELEASE
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 3 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 3 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p ALPINE SKI RACE - 3 
 5:10p Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/V/Ice Hockey

January 18
EARLY RELEASE
 3:45p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - B/V/Indoor Track 
 3:45p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
 3:45p Longmeadow HS - B/V/Indoor Track
 3:45p Longmeadow HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- South Hadley HS - B/V/Swimming 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- South Hadley HS - G/V/Swimming 
 5:00p @ South Hadley HS - B/F/Basketball

January 19
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - B/V/Skiing - Nordic
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - G/V/Skiing - Nordic
January 20
 9:00a @ TBD - G/V/Indoor Track
 9:00a TBD - B/V/Indoor Track

Wednesday, January 16, 2019


   Day 2
   D Period Lunch
   Drop BFG

  • The lunch menu for Thursday and Friday will be Brueggers bagels. Regular school lunch prices apply, and they will be available in the cafeteria all throughout the half school day.
  • The PGO's Spring Student Grant application is now posted on the Clubs page of the ARHS website. Students can apply for up to $200 to support items and activities that support the school.  In October the PGO funded the new microwaves in the cafeteria, a cymbal for Jazz Workshop, and learning tools for Academic Skills classrooms.  The deadline for completed applications is Friday February 15th.  We look forward to seeing your applications!
  • ARHS—Get excited for Winterfest, the annual semi-formal dance sponsored by the senior class where underclassmen are invited by a junior or senior to attend. The dance will held Friday, January 25 at 7:00 in the cafeteria. Tickets $5 at lunch and $6 at the door. Stop by the week before at lunch to submit appropriate song suggestions. Let the inviting begin!  
  • The Class of 2021 is having a bake sale TODAY! Stop by for some delicious baked goods!
  • The Science Olympiad is looking for a few more people to join the team for the upcoming Princeton invitational in February. We meet on Tuesdays. Contact Anu Sitaraman, Seo-Ho Lee, Chang Jin, or Samuel Conrad-Rooney if you have questions. Thanks and go science!


                               **ATHLETICS**


  • ARHS COMMUNITY: The Boys' Basketball teams are proud to be participating in the 2019 Coaches vs Cancer Free Throw Challenge to benefit the American Cancer Society.Please help the coaches, and our student-athletes beat cancer on the court by making a contribution to their campaign. Together, our support will help the American Cancer Society save more lives.Please help them reach our campaign goal of $1,000 by pledging now. You can pledge for every Free Throw our team makes during the season (we've made 20 through 2 games), or make a one-time flat donation to help the American Cancer Society lead the fight for a world without cancer. Here is the team page where you can can pledge: https://pledgeit.org/cvc19-amherst-pelham-regional-high-school-ma Every shot counts. Every life counts. Make your contribution today! We truly appreciate your support!
Sincerely,

Amherst-Pelham Regional High School Boys' Basketball Teams



  • Girls Lacrosse - Pre-Season Meeting - Come to a pre-season lacrosse meeting Wednesday, January 23rd at 3 p.m. in Room 147.
  • Baseball - Pre-Season Meeting - Come to a pre-season baseball meeting on Thursday, January 24th at 3 p.m. in room 147.


January 16
 5:30p South Hadley HS - G/JV/Basketball
 7:00p South Hadley HS - G/V/Basketball

January 17
EARLY RELEASE
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 3 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 3 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p ALPINE SKI RACE - 3 
 5:10p Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/V/Ice Hockey

January 18
EARLY RELEASE
 3:45p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - B/V/Indoor Track 
 3:45p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
 3:45p Longmeadow HS - B/V/Indoor Track
 3:45p Longmeadow HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- South Hadley HS - B/V/Swimming 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- South Hadley HS - G/V/Swimming 
 5:00p @ South Hadley HS - B/F/Basketball

January 19
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - B/V/Skiing - Nordic
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - G/V/Skiing - Nordic
January 20
 9:00a @ TBD - G/V/Indoor Track
 9:00a TBD - B/V/Indoor Track

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

   Day 1
   D Period Lunch
   Drop G

  • ARHS—Get excited for Winterfest, the annual semi-formal dance sponsored by the senior class where underclassmen are invited by a junior or senior to attend. The dance will held Friday, January 25 at 7:00 in the cafeteria. Tickets $5 at lunch and $6 at the door. Stop by the week before at lunch to submit appropriate song suggestions. Let the inviting begin!  

  • The Class of 2021 is having a bake sale on Wednesday! Stop by for some delicious baked goods!
  • The Science Olympiad is looking for a few more people to join the team for the upcoming Princeton invitational in February. We meet on Tuesdays. Contact Anu Sitaraman, Seo-Ho Lee, Chang Jin, or Samuel Conrad-Rooney if you have questions. Thanks and go science!


                               **ATHLETICS**


  • ARHS COMMUNITY: The Boys' Basketball teams are proud to be participating in the 2019 Coaches vs Cancer Free Throw Challenge to benefit the American Cancer Society.Please help the coaches, and our student-athletes beat cancer on the court by making a contribution to their campaign. Together, our support will help the American Cancer Society save more lives.Please help them reach our campaign goal of $1,000 by pledging now. You can pledge for every Free Throw our team makes during the season (we've made 20 through 2 games), or make a one-time flat donation to help the American Cancer Society lead the fight for a world without cancer. Here is the team page where you can can pledge: https://pledgeit.org/cvc19-amherst-pelham-regional-high-school-ma Every shot counts. Every life counts. Make your contribution today! We truly appreciate your support!
Sincerely,

Amherst-Pelham Regional High School Boys' Basketball Teams

January 15
 4:00p Springfield Central HS - B/F/Basketball 
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 2 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 2 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- Chicopee HS - B/V/Swimming 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- Chicopee HS - G/V/Swimming 
 5:00p ALPINE SKI RACE - 2
 5:10p West Springfield HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 
 5:30p @ Springfield Central HS - B/JV/Basketball
 7:00p @ Springfield Central HS - B/V/Basketball

January 16
 5:30p South Hadley HS - G/JV/Basketball
 7:00p South Hadley HS - G/V/Basketball

January 17
EARLY RELEASE
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 3 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 3 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p ALPINE SKI RACE - 3 
 5:10p Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/V/Ice Hockey

January 18
EARLY RELEASE
 3:45p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - B/V/Indoor Track 
 3:45p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
 3:45p Longmeadow HS - B/V/Indoor Track
 3:45p Longmeadow HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- South Hadley HS - B/V/Swimming 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- South Hadley HS - G/V/Swimming 
 5:00p @ South Hadley HS - B/F/Basketball

January 19
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - B/V/Skiing - Nordic
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - G/V/Skiing - Nordic
January 20
 9:00a @ TBD - G/V/Indoor Track
 9:00a TBD - B/V/Indoor Track

Monday, January 14, 2019

   Day 7
   D Period Lunch 
   Drop F

  • The Women's Rights Club is running a bake sale today to continue to fundraise for the Polaris Project. Polaris is an organization that supports survivors of human trafficking and works to systemically disrupt the human trafficking networks that rob human beings of their lives and their freedom. Our Last Fundraising Event is the bake sale after TODAY, so come on by and learn more about the project, or check out the display board outside the cafeteria.


                               **ATHLETICS**


January 14
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Practice 3 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Practice 3 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:30p Sabis International Charter School - G/JV/Basketball
 7:00p Sabis International Charter School - G/V/Basketball

January 15
 4:00p Springfield Central HS - B/F/Basketball 
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 2 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 2 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- Chicopee HS - B/V/Swimming 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- Chicopee HS - G/V/Swimming 
 5:00p ALPINE SKI RACE - 2
 5:10p West Springfield HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 
 5:30p @ Springfield Central HS - B/JV/Basketball
 7:00p @ Springfield Central HS - B/V/Basketball

January 16
 5:30p South Hadley HS - G/JV/Basketball
 7:00p South Hadley HS - G/V/Basketball

January 17
EARLY RELEASE
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 3 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 3 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
 5:00p ALPINE SKI RACE - 3 
 5:10p Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/V/Ice Hockey

January 18
EARLY RELEASE
 3:45p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - B/V/Indoor Track 
 3:45p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
 3:45p Longmeadow HS - B/V/Indoor Track
 3:45p Longmeadow HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- South Hadley HS - B/V/Swimming 
 5:00p EVENT UPDATE -- South Hadley HS - G/V/Swimming 
 5:00p @ South Hadley HS - B/F/Basketball

January 19
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - B/V/Skiing - Nordic
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - G/V/Skiing - Nordic
January 20
 9:00a @ TBD - G/V/Indoor Track
 9:00a TBD - B/V/Indoor Track

Friday, January 11, 2019

   Day 6
   D Period Lunch
   Drop E

  • Amherst Leisure Services Community Theater has a limited number of ticket vouchers to attend their production of Peter Pan, starring ARHS current student Serena Nyarko as Wendy and alum Anna Plummer as Peter, TODAY Friday evening at Bowker Auditorium, UMass.  If you would love to see the show, but it would be a stretch to buy the tickets, this is a great way to see it.  See Mr. Bechtold in the auditorium.  There are limited numbers, so stop by soon!
  • The School Store is looking for more volunteers to help bake cookies. If you are interested and have an F or G Period Study Hall next semester, contact Thomas Franklin at franklintc@arps.org or Ms. Sulikowski at sulikowskim@arps.or
  • Last call!  The final opportunity to join the winter musical is here - and we'd love to invite you to spend the winter with us on this wonderful project.  We still have room for chorus members, dancers, and a number of backstage jobs.  No idea how this works? No experience?  NO PROBLEM.  We especially love people brand new to this work  Stop by the auditorium by the end of this week to sign up - we'll get you everything you need to get involved.  Yay
  • ARHS—Get excited for Winterfest, the annual semi-formal dance sponsored by the senior class where underclassmen are invited by a junior or senior to attend. The dance will held Friday, January 25 at 7:00 in the cafeteria. Tickets $5 at lunch and $6 at the door. Stop by the week before at lunch to submit appropriate song suggestions. Let the inviting begin!
  • The Women's Rights Club is running a bake sale on Monday, 01/14, to continue to fundraise for the Polaris Project. Polaris is an organization that supports survivors of human trafficking and works to systemically disrupt the human trafficking networks that rob human beings of their lives and their freedom. Our Last Fundraising Event is the bake sale after school TODAY, so come on by and learn more about the project, or check out the display board outside the cafeteria


                                             **ATHLETICS**



    • Boys Lacrosse - Spring is just around the corner!  All boys interested in playing lacrosse this spring are invited to come to an information meeting on Tuesday, January 15th in Room 147 @ 3 p.m.



    January 11
     5:30p Springfield Central HS - G/JV/Basketball
     6:45p Westfield HS - B/V/Indoor Track 
     6:45p Westfield HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
     7:00p Springfield Central HS - G/V/Basketball 
     7:00p EVENT UPDATE -- @ Easthampton HS - B/V/Swimming 
     7:00p @ Easthampton HS - G/V/Swimming 

    January 12
     9:30a @ TBD - G/V/Skiing - Nordic
     9:30a Meet @ Notchview - B/V/Skiing - Nordic
     7:00p @ Easthampton HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 

    January 14
     5:00p ALPINE SKIING PRACTICE
     5:00p PVIAC Ski Practice 3 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
     5:00p PVIAC Ski Practice 3 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
     5:30p Sabis International Charter School - G/JV/Basketball
     7:00p Sabis International Charter School - G/V/Basketball

    Thursday, January 10, 2019

       Day 5
       E Period Lunch
       Drop D
    • Amherst Leisure Services Community Theater has a limited number of ticket vouchers to attend their production of Peter Pan, starring ARHS current student Serena Nyarko as Wendy and alum Anna Plummer as Peter, tomorrow, Friday evening at Bowker Auditorium, UMass.  If you would love to see the show, but it would be a stretch to buy the tickets, this is a great way to see it.  See Mr. Bechtold in the auditorium.  There are limited numbers, so stop by soon!
    • The School Store is looking for more volunteers to help bake cookies. If you are interested and have an F or G Period Study Hall next semester, contact Thomas Franklin at franklintc@arps.org or Ms. Sulikowski at sulikowskim@arps.or
    • "It's a club. It's a comedy club. Thursdays in Mr. Herlands room 171 at 2:30. Come watch comedy, write comedy. Talk to Asher Ginsberg for details (ginsberga@arps.org)."
    • Last call!  The final opportunity to join the winter musical is here - and we'd love to invite you to spend the winter with us on this wonderful project.  We still have room for chorus members, dancers, and a number of backstage jobs.  No idea how this works? No experience?  NO PROBLEM.  We especially love people brand new to this work  Stop by the auditorium by the end of this week to sign up - we'll get you everything you need to get involved.  Yay
    • ARHS—Get excited for Winterfest, the annual semi-formal dance sponsored by the senior class where underclassmen are invited by a junior or senior to attend. The dance will held Friday, January 25 at 7:00 in the cafeteria. Tickets $5 at lunch and $6 at the door. Stop by the week before at lunch to submit appropriate song suggestions. Let the inviting begin!
    • The MIAA Student-Athlete Ambassadors are collecting new hats and new mittens.  There is a collection box in the Athletic Office.  Drop your donations off before the end of the day Thursday, January 10th
    • The Women's Rights Club is running a bake sale on Monday, 01/14, to continue to fundraise for the Polaris Project. Polaris is an organization that supports survivors of human trafficking and works to systemically disrupt the human trafficking networks that rob human beings of their lives and their freedom. Our Last Fundraising Event is the bake sale after school TODAY, so come on by and learn more about the project, or check out the display board outside the cafeteria
    • Who doesn't love pancakes or waffles?  Join the Swimming & Diving team this Saturday, January 12th between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the North Hadley Sugar Shack for the most important meal of the day!  Adults are $10 (choice of 1 waffle or 2 pancakes and 2 bacon or 2 sausage plus assorted beverages) and children are $7 (choice of half a waffle or 1 pancake and 1 sausage or 1 bacon plus assorted beverages).  Tickets can be purchased in advance from a member of the team.  Limited tickets will be sold at the door.  Tickets or inquiries, email: amherst-high-school-swimming-and-diving-2018-2019@googlegroups.com. Proceeds benefit the ARHS Hurricane Swimming and Diving team and the Amherst Survival Center.


                                               **ATHLETICS**



      • Boys Lacrosse - Spring is just around the corner!  All boys interested in playing lacrosse this spring are invited to come to an information meeting on Tuesday, January 15th in Room 147 @ 3 p.m.


      January 10
       5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 1 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
       5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 1 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
       5:00p ALPINE SKIING RACE 1
       5:30p @ Agawam HS - B/F/Basketball 
       5:30p Agawam HS - B/JV/Basketball 
       7:00p Agawam HS - B/V/Basketball

      January 11
       5:30p Springfield Central HS - G/JV/Basketball
       6:45p Westfield HS - B/V/Indoor Track 
       6:45p Westfield HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
       7:00p Springfield Central HS - G/V/Basketball 
       7:00p EVENT UPDATE -- @ Easthampton HS - B/V/Swimming 
       7:00p @ Easthampton HS - G/V/Swimming 

      January 12
       9:30a @ TBD - G/V/Skiing - Nordic
       9:30a Meet @ Notchview - B/V/Skiing - Nordic
       7:00p @ Easthampton HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 

      January 14
       5:00p ALPINE SKIING PRACTICE
       5:00p PVIAC Ski Practice 3 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
       5:00p PVIAC Ski Practice 3 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
       5:30p Sabis International Charter School - G/JV/Basketball
       7:00p Sabis International Charter School - G/V/Basketball

      Wednesday, January 9, 2019

         Day 4
         E Period Lunch
         Drop C
      • "It's a club. It's a comedy club. Thursdays in Mr. Herlands room 171 at 2:30. Come watch comedy, write comedy. Talk to Asher Ginsberg for details (ginsberga@arps.org)."
      • Last call!  The final opportunity to join the winter musical is here - and we'd love to invite you to spend the winter with us on this wonderful project.  We still have room for chorus members, dancers, and a number of backstage jobs.  No idea how this works? No experience?  NO PROBLEM.  We especially love people brand new to this work  Stop by the auditorium by the end of this week to sign up - we'll get you everything you need to get involved.  Yay
      • ARHS—Get excited for Winterfest, the annual semi-formal dance sponsored by the senior class where underclassmen are invited by a junior or senior to attend. The dance will held Friday, January 25 at 7:00 in the cafeteria. Tickets $5 at lunch and $6 at the door. Stop by the week before at lunch to submit appropriate song suggestions. Let the inviting begin!
      • Amherst Leisure Services Community Theater has a limited number of ticket vouchers to attend their production of Peter Pan, starring ARHS alum Anna Plummer as Peter, this Friday evening at Bowker Auditorium, UMass.  If you would love to see the show, but it would be a stretch to buy the tickets, this is a great way to see it.  See Mr. Bechtold in the auditorium.  There are limited numbers, so stop by soon!
      • The MIAA Student-Athlete Ambassadors are collecting new hats and new mittens.  There is a collection box in the Athletic Office.  Drop your donations off before the end of the day Thursday, January 10th
      • The Women's Rights Club is running a bake sale on Monday, 01/14, to continue to fundraise for the Polaris Project. Polaris is an organization that supports survivors of human trafficking and works to systemically disrupt the human trafficking networks that rob human beings of their lives and their freedom. Our Last Fundraising Event is the bake sale after school TODAY, so come on by and learn more about the project, or check out the display board outside the cafeteria
      • Who doesn't love pancakes or waffles?  Join the Swimming & Diving team this Saturday, January 12th between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the North Hadley Sugar Shack for the most important meal of the day!  Adults are $10 (choice of 1 waffle or 2 pancakes and 2 bacon or 2 sausage plus assorted beverages) and children are $7 (choice of half a waffle or 1 pancake and 1 sausage or 1 bacon plus assorted beverages).  Tickets can be purchased in advance from a member of the team.  Limited tickets will be sold at the door.  Tickets or inquiries, email: amherst-high-school-swimming-and-diving-2018-2019@googlegroups.com. Proceeds benefit the ARHS Hurricane Swimming and Diving team and the Amherst Survival Center.
      • Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day is TODAY. Please support the POCU Bake Sale after school.
      • Bonjour! The French club would like to thank everyone who has donated to the Book drive for École Ribambelle in Dakar, Senegal. For everyone who has not yet donated, there are still two weeks to bring in your used children’s books and school supplies! Boxes can be found near Madame Cisse’s room and outside the guidance office and cafeteria. Merci!
      • Dance Theatre Ensemble proudly presents our final concert of original choreographies TODAY Wednesday Jan. 9 in the ARHS auditorium.  The concert starts at 7:00. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults. We will have a delicious dinner for sale at intermission.

                                                 **ATHLETICS**



        • Boys Lacrosse - Spring is just around the corner!  All boys interested in playing lacrosse this spring are invited to come to an information meeting on Tuesday, January 15th in Room 147 @ 3 p.m.

        January 9
         5:10p Ludlow HS - B/JV/Ice Hockey
         6:10p EVENT UPDATE -- Ludlow HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 

        January 10
         5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 1 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
         5:00p PVIAC Ski Race 1 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
         5:00p ALPINE SKIING RACE 1
         5:30p @ Agawam HS - B/F/Basketball 
         5:30p Agawam HS - B/JV/Basketball 
         7:00p Agawam HS - B/V/Basketball

        January 11
         5:30p Springfield Central HS - G/JV/Basketball
         6:45p Westfield HS - B/V/Indoor Track 
         6:45p Westfield HS - G/V/Indoor Track 
         7:00p Springfield Central HS - G/V/Basketball 
         7:00p EVENT UPDATE -- @ Easthampton HS - B/V/Swimming 
         7:00p @ Easthampton HS - G/V/Swimming 

        January 12
         9:30a @ TBD - G/V/Skiing - Nordic
         9:30a Meet @ Notchview - B/V/Skiing - Nordic
         7:00p @ Easthampton HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 

        January 14
         5:00p ALPINE SKIING PRACTICE
         5:00p PVIAC Ski Practice 3 - G/V/Skiing - Alpine
         5:00p PVIAC Ski Practice 3 - B/V/Skiing - Alpine
         5:30p Sabis International Charter School - G/JV/Basketball
         7:00p Sabis International Charter School - G/V/Basketball