Monday, February 26th, 2018

Monday
February 26th, 2018
Day 4
Drop C
Lunch - E Period
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Are you interested in speaking with your local legislators about the issues that matter most to you? Join us in the ARHS Library on Friday, March 2nd from 3pm-5:30pm for roundtable discussions with folks like Representative Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Senator Stan Rosenberg, and Congressman Jim McGovern. This event is sponsored by the DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps Program. For more information, stop by the AAC (room 135) and speak with Lindsey or contact Allison at ascott@dialself.org
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Attention indoor track athletes!  Coach Rasool will be outside the AD's Office Monday and Tuesday this week to collect uniforms and hand out certificates.  Please make every attempt to connect with him one of these two days!!!  THANK YOU!
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SENIORS The local scholarship booklet and the application have been emailed to all seniors.  Be sure to check your email from Mrs Ross.
They can also be found on the website in Guidance and in the document library in Naviance.
if you need an unofficial transcript to upload, email Mrs Cappelli and she will email it to you.
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Schools For Africa: Who will be the next Mr. ARHS? Come sign up to be in this year's Man Pageant outside room 147. Low stakes auditions will be held right after school on March 8th! Bring a talent or some entertainment for a chance to win a six foot trophy and be 2018's Mr. ARHS. 
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Course Registration is open all week long. Please enter your course requests. Counselors will be available in Rm 141 during all lunches to help you. A well-built schedule depends on your responsible participation in this process, so thanks for your help! If you have questions/concerns or see something amiss on the registration screens, please stop by Rm 207 or the Guidance office to let us know.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday
February 16th, 2018
Day 3
Drop B
Lunch - E Period
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Please see sports schedule listed for February, 16th - February 18th, 2018 at the end of the announcements.
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Schools For Africa: Who will be the next Mr. ARHS? Come sign up to be in this year's Man Pageant outside room 147. Low stakes auditions will be held right after school on March 8th! Bring a talent or some entertainment for a chance to win a six foot trophy and be 2018's Mr. ARHS.

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Seniors, there will be a brief whole-class assembly with Mr. Jackson on Monday,  February 26 at the start of A period to review the senior exam exemption.  Don't miss it or be late as it may affect your eligibility!
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For any boys interested in playing ultimate this spring, there will be meeting Tuesday, February 27th, in Mr. Nugent's room 302." at 3:00.
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Not School Sponsored
Do you know someone who has had an impact on their community in the past year?  
The United Way and Daily Hampshire Gazette are looking for Hampshire County’s next
PERSON OF THE YEAR & YOUNG COMMUNITY LEADER
and we need your help finding this year’s unsung heroes.  
Please submit your nominations by February 28th, in one of the following ways:
Mail:  Events ℅ Alison Rollins, 115 Conz Street, Northampton, MA 01061

This award will recognize a person between the ages of 15 & 30 who lives in Hampshire County, and has contributed through community involvement and volunteerism to making our county a better place for all.
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Please see the sports schedule listed below

February 16
 4:00p Eaglebrook School - B/F/Basketball
 5:30p @ Palmer HS - G/JV/Basketball
 7:00p @ Palmer HS - G/V/Basketball

February 17
10:00a @ Mohawk Trail Regional HS - B/V/Skiing - Nordic 
10:00a @ Mohawk Trail Regional HS - G/V/Skiing - Nordic 
12:00p GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING - STATES
 7:00p EVENT UPDATE -- Drury HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 
February 18
12:00p BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING - STATES

                                                     1:50p Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/JV/Ice Hockey 




Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday
February 15th, 2018
Advisory Day
Day 2
Drop A
Lunch - E Period
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Please see sports schedule listed for February, 15th - February 18th, 2018 at the end of the announcements.
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Today is an advisory day.  All 9th-11th grade students should report to their regular advisory for a course registration overview - course registration starts this afternoon!  All seniors and senior advisors should report directly to the auditorium for advisory today.
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Seniors, there will be a brief whole-class assembly with Mr. Jackson on Monday,  February 26 at the start of A period to review the senior exam exemption.  Don't miss it or be late as it may affect your eligibility!
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Hey Folks! Today is Brownie Bar day. Come support the Minks Literary Magazine and have a great snack after school. See you there.
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Sophomores - are you are of African American descent or interested in African American culture and would like to spend a week  in July at Carleton College in Minnesota taking classes from Carleton professors and living on campus, you can apply on line at go.carleton.edu/clae.  The deadline to apply is April 1, 2018. Full scholarships are available.
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Come to the International Student's Club meeting on Thursday at 3 PM  in room 145!  Meet new friends and learn about cultures from around the world.  
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Come to Environmental Action Club today in Rm 224. We will be discussing the role of government in protecting the environment and the current policy surrounding environmental protection in the US.
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For any boys interested in playing ultimate this spring, there will be meeting Tuesday, February 27th, in Mr. Nugent's room 302." at 3:00.
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Have you acknowledged anyone today?  If not, take a moment to acknowledge a friend, a teacher, a colleague for being upstanding, accountable, supportive, inclusive, or for embracing diversity!  Free Ticket Friday is coming right up!
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If you signed up to take the American Mathematics Competition, it will be held this Thursday,(today) 2/15 (Day 2) in Rm 204.  Please report at the beginning of C period at 8:40; the test will run C and D period. 
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Spring sports registration opened February 1st.  Ensure a smooth start to your spring sport season by registering early, paying and check with the nurse on your clearance status.
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Please see sports schedule listed below:

15
 3:00p Saint Mary Parish School - B/JV/Ice Hockey
 5:30p Pope Francis HS - B/JV/Basketball
 6:30p @ East Longmeadow HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 
 7:00p Pope Francis HS - B/V/Basketball

16
 4:00p Eaglebrook School - B/F/Basketball
 5:30p @ Palmer HS - G/JV/Basketball
 7:00p @ Palmer HS - G/V/Basketball

17
10:00a @ Mohawk Trail Regional HS - B/V/Skiing - Nordic 
10:00a @ Mohawk Trail Regional HS - G/V/Skiing - Nordic 
12:00p GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING - STATES
 7:00p EVENT UPDATE -- Drury HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 
18
12:00p BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING - STATES

 1:50p Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/JV/Ice Hockey 

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Wednesday
February 14th, 2018
Day 1
Drop G
Lunch -D period
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Please see sports schedule listed for February, 14th - February 18th, 2018 at the end of the announcements.
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Come to the International Student's Club meeting on Thursday at 3 PM  in room 145!  Meet new friends and learn about cultures from around the world.  
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If you signed up to take the American Mathematics Competition, it will be held this Thursday, 2/15 (Day 2) in Rm 204.  Please report at the beginning of C period at 8:40; the test will run C and D period. 
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Are you interested in speaking with your local legislators about the issues that matter most to you? Join us in the ARHS Library on Friday, March 2nd from 3pm-5:30pm for roundtable discussions with folks like Representative Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Senator Stan Rosenberg, and Congressman Jim McGovern. This event is sponsored by the DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps Program. For more information, stop by the AAC (room 135) and speak with Lindsey or contact Allison at ascott@dialself.org.
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What's a diamond without a little dirt on it?  Come to a softball informational meeting on Wednesday, February 14th at 3:30 in Room 112. 
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If you would like to go on the field trip to GCC during the morning of Thursday, March 1, you MUST sign up in Guidance by the end of today, Wednesday.  Take a permission slip and return it by Monday, February 26.   
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For any boys interested in playing ultimate this spring, there will be meeting Tuesday, February 27th, in Mr. Nugent's room 302."
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All boys indoor track members, who are done competing, bring your uniforms to Coach Thompson on Thursday.  He'll meet you afterschool outside the AD's office.
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Not School Sponsored 
Free SAT prep workshops - Saturday afternoons at Forbes Library, Northampton, in the Community Room.
Jan. 27, Feb 3Feb 10Feb 17March 3. Also, Small Affordable SAT Prep Classes Jan 29 - Mr 9th.
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Please see the sports schedule listed below:

Call or email for more information. www.funandfocused.com(413) 585-9763.

14
 4:30p INDOOR TRACK - STATE DIVISION 4

15
 3:00p Saint Mary Parish School - B/JV/Ice Hockey
 5:30p Pope Francis HS - B/JV/Basketball
 6:30p @ East Longmeadow HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 
 7:00p Pope Francis HS - B/V/Basketball

16
 4:00p Eaglebrook School - B/F/Basketball
 5:30p @ Palmer HS - G/JV/Basketball
 7:00p @ Palmer HS - G/V/Basketball

17
10:00a @ Mohawk Trail Regional HS - B/V/Skiing - Nordic 
10:00a @ Mohawk Trail Regional HS - G/V/Skiing - Nordic 
12:00p GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING - STATES
 7:00p EVENT UPDATE -- Drury HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 
18
12:00p BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING - STATES
 1:50p Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/JV/Ice Hockey 

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Tuesday
February 13th, 2018
Day 7
Drop F
Lunch - D Period
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Please see sports schedule listed for February, 12th - February 18th, 2018 at the end of the announcements.
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Another Best Buddies meeting will be happening this coming Tuesday! Come for snacks, new friends, and a good time. 3:00 in the PIP room in the English hallway. New members always welcome! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
If you signed up to take the American Mathematics Competition, it will be held this Thursday, 2/15 (Day 2) in Rm 204.  Please report at the beginning of C period at 8:40; the test will run C and D period. 
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Have you acknowledged anyone today?  If not, take a moment to acknowledge a friend, a teacher, a colleague for being upstanding, accountable, supportive, inclusive, or for embracing diversity!  Free Ticket Friday is coming right up!
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Want a time and place to work on your post-high school plans? Come to room 141 on Tuesdays between 2:20 and 3 for focused time to work on your college and scholarship applications, college essay writing, resume writing, exploring service-based career options, or gap year or workplace experience. 141 is open with computers for your use, counselors and a writing teacher on staff to help, and a quiet space for you to take positive steps toward your future!
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Attention Winter Athletes - Please fill out the Google Student-Athlete Questionnaire by the end of the day today, Tuesday, February 13th.  It was sent to your school email address. THANK YOU!
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ARHS community:  Want to put your special stamp on Valentine cards for your friends?  Come to the library and create your own using vintage postage stamps!  Blank cards, colored pencils, and, of course, postage stamps are provided, as well as images from Pinterest to spark ideas.  Happy Valentine's Day!
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Community college placement testing on Tuesday, Feb 12th  this week! Room 202 at 2:30
Seniors planning to attend community college next year  should plan to take the Acu-placer test.  For your convenience, placement tests will be given here at ARHS, beginning at 2:30 in Rm 202.  The amount of time needed varies from person to person. Please arrive right at 2:30.

Please note that GCC@ARHS funding has been cancelled, so there will not be an on-campus offering of GCC classes next year. The Acu-placer is still needed for students interested in Dual Enrollment or in taking a course at any of the community colleges.
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Join the Symphonic Orchestra for an evening of post-Valentine’s waltzing on February 15.  Starting at 6:45, the waltz will be taught by Mr. Z-A, and from 7:30-8:30 there will be open dancing.  Location is at the Immanuel Lutheran church, 687 N. Pleasant St. Donations at the door: $6/$4 if you come dressed semi-formally.
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Spring sports registration opened February 1st.  Ensure a smooth start to your spring sport season by registering early, paying and check with the nurse on your clearance status.
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Valentine’s Day is coming soon! Buy a carnation for someone special at all lunches until Valentine’s Day. The flowers will be priced at 1 for 2$ and 2 for 3$. Custom messages allowed.   “What in tranation, I just got a carnation from canes nation!”
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Please see the sports schedule listed below:

12
 4:00p Putnam Voc/Tech Academy - B/F/Basketball 
 5:30p @ Putnam Voc/Tech Academy - B/JV/Basketball 
 7:00p @ Putnam Voc/Tech Academy - B/V/Basketball

13
10:30a ALPINE INDIVIDUALS 
 5:30p Monson HS - G/JV/Basketball 
 7:00p Monson HS - G/V/Basketball
 8:30p EVENT UPDATE -- @ Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 

14
 4:30p INDOOR TRACK - STATE DIVISION 4

15
 3:00p Saint Mary Parish School - B/JV/Ice Hockey
 5:30p Pope Francis HS - B/JV/Basketball
 6:30p @ East Longmeadow HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 
 7:00p Pope Francis HS - B/V/Basketball

16
 4:00p Eaglebrook School - B/F/Basketball
 5:30p @ Palmer HS - G/JV/Basketball
 7:00p @ Palmer HS - G/V/Basketball

17
10:00a @ Mohawk Trail Regional HS - B/V/Skiing - Nordic 
10:00a @ Mohawk Trail Regional HS - G/V/Skiing - Nordic 
12:00p GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING - STATES
 7:00p EVENT UPDATE -- Drury HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 
18
12:00p BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING - STATES
 1:50p Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/JV/Ice Hockey 

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday
February 12th, 2018
Day 6
Drop E
Lunch - D Period
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Please see sports schedule listed for February, 12th - February 18th, 2018 at the end of the announcements.
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Valentine’s Day is coming soon! Buy a carnation for someone special at all lunches until Valentine’s Day. The flowers will be priced at 1 for 2$ and 2 for 3$. Custom messages allowed.   “What in tranation, I just got a carnation from canes nation!”
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What's a diamond without a little dirt on it?  Come to a softball informational meeting on Wednesday, February 14th at 3:30 in Room 112. 
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ARHS community:  Want to put your special stamp on Valentine cards for your friends?  Come to the library and create your own using vintage postage stamps!  Blank cards, colored pencils, and, of course, postage stamps are provided, as well as images from Pinterest to spark ideas.  Happy Valentine's Day!
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Community college placement testing on Tuesday, Feb 12th  this week! Room 202 at 2:30
Seniors planning to attend community college next year  should plan to take the Acu-placer test.  For your convenience, placement tests will be given here at ARHS, beginning at 2:30 in Rm 202.  The amount of time needed varies from person to person. Please arrive right at 2:30.

Please note that GCC@ARHS funding has been cancelled, so there will not be an on-campus offering of GCC classes next year. The Acu-placer is still needed for students interested in Dual Enrollment or in taking a course at any of the community colleges.
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If you and your family would be interested in hosting a French Exchange student from Valence from March 23 to April 5th, please contact Ms. Stankiewicz asap.  Merci
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There is an opportunity in the Job Book - Information and Application sessions to learn the skills needed for a career in manufacturing and CNC machining.  
See information in the Guidance Office.
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Free Life Guard Training and Certification!  Free classes are offered as long as you agree to work for the Department of Conservation and Recreation (the state) life guarding during the summer. You must be 16 by June 23 and work through Labor Day.  The starting pay is $13.26 an hour.  Classes start next week and are offered at Springfield Central High and Deerfield Academy. See more information in the Job Book in Guidance.
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Students and staff:  FREE BOOKS!  The ARHS librarians have been weeding books from our collection, including fiction.  We will be putting carts in the entry area with books that are available to take home.  Come visit and browse our free books cart over the next few weeks.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Another Best Buddies meeting will be happening this coming Tuesday! Come for snacks, new friends, and a good time. 3:00 in the PIP room in the English hallway. New members always welcome!
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Join the Symphonic Orchestra for an evening of post-Valentine’s waltzing on February 15.  Starting at 6:45, the waltz will be taught by Mr. Z-A, and from 7:30-8:30 there will be open dancing.  Location is at the Immanuel Lutheran church, 687 N. Pleasant St. Donations at the door: $6/$4 if you come dressed semi-formally.
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Please see the sports schedule listed below:

12
 4:00p Putnam Voc/Tech Academy - B/F/Basketball 
 5:30p @ Putnam Voc/Tech Academy - B/JV/Basketball 
 7:00p @ Putnam Voc/Tech Academy - B/V/Basketball

13
10:30a ALPINE INDIVIDUALS 
 5:30p Monson HS - G/JV/Basketball 
 7:00p Monson HS - G/V/Basketball
 8:30p EVENT UPDATE -- @ Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 

14
 4:30p INDOOR TRACK - STATE DIVISION 4

15
 3:00p Saint Mary Parish School - B/JV/Ice Hockey
 5:30p Pope Francis HS - B/JV/Basketball
 6:30p @ East Longmeadow HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 
 7:00p Pope Francis HS - B/V/Basketball

16
 4:00p Eaglebrook School - B/F/Basketball
 5:30p @ Palmer HS - G/JV/Basketball
 7:00p @ Palmer HS - G/V/Basketball

17
10:00a @ Mohawk Trail Regional HS - B/V/Skiing - Nordic 
10:00a @ Mohawk Trail Regional HS - G/V/Skiing - Nordic 
12:00p GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING - STATES
 7:00p EVENT UPDATE -- Drury HS - B/V/Ice Hockey 
18
12:00p BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING - STATES
 1:50p Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/JV/Ice Hockey 

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Friday
February 9th, 2018
Day 5
Drop D
Lunch - E Period
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Please see sports schedule listed for February 9th - February 11th, 2018 at the end of the announcements.
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Valentine’s Day is coming soon! Buy a carnation for someone special at all lunches until Valentine’s Day. The flowers will be priced at 1 for 2$ and 2 for 3$. Custom messages allowed.   “What in tranation, I just got a carnation from canes nation!” ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
If you and your family would be interested in hosting a French Exchange student from Valence from March 23 to April 5th, please contact Ms. Stankiewicz asap.  Merci
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Students and staff:  FREE BOOKS!  The ARHS librarians have been weeding books from our collection, including fiction.  We will be putting carts in the entry area with books that are available to take home.  Come visit and browse our free books cart over the next few weeks.
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Another Best Buddies meeting will be happening this coming Tuesday! Come for snacks, new friends, and a good time. 3:00 in the PIP room in the English hallway. New members always welcome!
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Seniors - if you are  of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity , check out the NAAAP Boston Future Leaders Award Scholarship listed in Naviance or on their website.
The award is $3000 -5000. Deadline is February 17th.
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Join the Symphonic Orchestra for an evening of post-Valentine’s waltzing on February 15.  Starting at 6:45, the waltz will be taught by Mr. Z-A, and from 7:30-8:30 there will be open dancing.  Location is at the Immanuel Lutheran church, 687 N. Pleasant St. Donations at the door: $6/$4 if you come dressed semi-formally.
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Baseball season is just around the corner!  Come to a pre-season meeting in Room 112.
Friday, February 9th at 3:00 P.M.
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Not School Sponsored 
Free SAT prep workshops - Saturday afternoons at Forbes Library, Northampton, in the Community Room.
Jan. 27, Feb 3Feb 10Feb 17March 3. Also, Small Affordable SAT Prep Classes Jan 29 - Mr 9th.

Call or email for more information. www.funandfocused.com(413) 585-9763.
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Please see sports schedule listed below:


February 9
 5:30p Southwick Regional School - B/F/Basketball
 5:30p @ Granby Jr./Sr. HS - G/JV/Basketball
 7:00p @ Granby Jr./Sr. HS - G/V/Basketball 

February 10
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - B/V/Skiing - Nordic 
10:00a @ Mount Greylock Regional HS - G/V/Skiing - Nordic 
 2:00p @ Belchertown HS - B/V/Ice Hockey
 5:00p New Balance Grand Prix Track Meet 

February 11
 9:00a GIRLS SECTIONAL SWIMMING & DIVING
 4:15p Greenfield HS - B/JV/Ice Hockey 


 4:30p BOYS SECTIONAL SWIMMING & DIVING
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