Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday
October 17,2017
Day 4
Drop C
Lunch - E Period

Please see sports schedule listed below for Monday Oct.16th - Saturday Oct.21st, 2017
(The sports schedule is listed at the end of today's announcements)

Picture Packages are in the Main Office for you to pick up.
If you ordered a picture package, please come to the main office today!

October 23rd is photo retake day for any students and staff who did not have their picture taken for their I.D. 

"We're excited to have Chef Sam back with us today during lunch. Chef Sam will be cooking and serving "Tacos al Pastor" in the main serving line at all 3 lunches. Enjoy the many flavors of this authentic dish; it's all-at-once tangy, sweet and spicy; and the lime crema adds a cooling burst of citrus!"

Eat at Bertucci's today! If you mention the ARHS music program, 15% of your meal profits will go towards our fundraiser. Dine-in OR take-out ALL DAY! Please help us raise money while enjoying delicious rolls!

Tuesday 10/17: It’s almost time to get this party startled...Be sure to come to the Halloween Dance Friday, October 20th, 7-10 PM.  Games, costume contest with a winning prize valued at $30 to spend at GLAZED DONUTS and DANCING!!!!!!!!!  Tickets available at lunch.  $3 at lunch/$5 at the door.

Best Buddies is having a chapter meeting today at 3pm in room 167. Come join us to make some new friends. Today we'll be making caramel apples! Best Buddies is an international organization dedicated to fostering friendships between individuals with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities. Come to room 167 at 3 today to see what it's all about! 


Seniors:   If you are interested in Westfield State University, and if you have pretty good grades but have test scores that might not be as good, think about going on a field trip to the Open House program on Thursday, November 16, during school, to learn about their excellent Urban Education program.  It includes a free credit-bearing summer program and a support system for students during all four years of college.  If this sounds good to you, please see Mrs. Cappelli to put your name on a list of interested students.


Seniors: Very few of you have signed up for the November 2 FAFSA completion evening.  If you even think you might attend, please go to fafsaday.org and sign up – TODAY!

Are you interested in social justice? Would you like to do some anti-racism work? Would you like to help out in an urgent humanitarian crisis? Then come make a difference for the people of Puerto Rico, many of whom, as you read this, are going hungry and have no clean water to drink! We will be doing hands-on, relevant work that will make a difference. Please join us tomorrow and every Tuesday at 3:00 PM in room 146 (Ms. Vicente's). 

Can't believe it!  Winter sports registration is already open!  Register early!  Check with the health room to be sure you are all cleared to participate!  Register online at FamilyID.

It is time to sign-up for the Fifty-fifth Annual Mathematics Olympiad Competition that takes place on Thursday, October 19th  during Blocks B and C.   For details or to sign up see your math teacher or come to the math office in room 221.   There are 30 slots available first come, first serve.   Visit the website http://www.maml.org to see past competition questions and solutions. 


Come support the ARHS Chorale by eating homemade lasagna and hearing some great music during their annual Lasagna Dinner on October 19th! Seatings are at 5, 6, and 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 for students, staff, and seniors, and $12 for other adults. The earlier seatings may come close to selling out; you can reserve your spot by purchasing them in advance during lunch through Thursday.


Non School Sponsored
American unity and civil dialogue are all but dead in our age of hyper-polarized politics. Is there a truly effective path toward reconciliation? Join Columbia professor of conflict studies Peter Coleman this Thursday, Oct. 19th from 7-9 PM at the Amherst Bangs Center for a refreshing and nuanced perspective. Free admission. Sponsored by Critical Connections.



Please see Sports Schedule Listed Below

Monday Oct. 16th

§  3:00p @ Palmer HS - B/V/Golf - Team 
§   4:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Ludlow HS - B/F/Soccer 
§   4:00p @ Ludlow HS - B/JV/Soccer 
 6:30p EVENT UPDATE-- Ludlow HS - B/V/Soccer 


Tuesday, Oct. 17th

§  Chicopee HS - G/V/Cross Country
§  West Springfield HS - B/V/Cross Country
§   3:45p Chicopee HS - B/V/Cross Country
§   4:00p Granby Jr./Sr. HS- G/JV/Soccer 
§   4:00p @ East Longmeadow HS - G/F/Volleyball 
§   4:00p @ Franklin County Tech. School - G/V/Field Hockey 
§   4:00p West Springfield HS - G/V/Cross Country
§   4:30p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Mahar Regional School - G/MS/Field Hockey 
§   5:00p @ East Longmeadow HS - G/JV/Volleyball 
§   5:30p Granby Jr./Sr. HS - G/V/Soccer 
 6:00p @ East Longmeadow HS - G/V/Volleyball 

Wednesday, Oct. 18th

 3:00p 
Pioneer Valley Regional School - B/V/Golf - Team§  12:00p EARLY RELEASE DAY
    
    Thursday, Oct. 19th

 6:00p EVENT UPDATE
-- Chicopee Comprehensive HS - G/V/Volleyball §   3:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Chicopee HS - B/V/Golf - Team 
§   4:00p @ Hilltown Cooperative Charter School - B/MS/Cross Country 
§   4:00p @ Hilltown Cooperative Charter School - G/MS/Cross Country 
§   5:00p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - G/F/Volleyball 
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Chicopee Comprehensive HS - G/JV/Volleyball 
§   5:30p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Pioneer Valley Regional School - G/JV/Field Hockey 

Friday, October 20th, 2017
§  4:30p GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY - TEAM RUN
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Southwick Regional School - G/JV/Soccer 
§   6:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Southwick Regional School - G/V/Soccer 
 7:00p @ Lee Middle and HS - B/V/F




Monday, October 16th, 2017

Monday
October 16th, 2017
Day 3
Drop B
Lunch - E Period

Please see sports schedule listed below for Monday Oct.16th - Saturday Oct.21st, 2017
(The sports schedule is listed at the end of today's announcements)

It is time to sign-up for the Fifty-fifth Annual Mathematics Olympiad Competition that takes place on Thursday, October 19th  during Blocks B and C.   For details or to sign up see your math teacher or come to the math office in room 221.   There are 30 slots available first come, first serve.   Visit the website http://www.maml.org to see past competition questions and solutions. 

Youth Climate Summit is an all-day get-together of youth from various schools in the valley to both learn and plan actions related to Climate Change. Guest speakers will include Representative Solomon Goldstein-Rose and Professor Ezra Markowitz. The event takes place on November 17, at the Hitchcock Center and Arcadia wildlife sanctuary. You will miss the day of school, and all meals and transportation will be provided. The event is FREE. ARHS can bring a team of up to 10 people. To find out more, speak to your science teacher or to Mr. Shaw or Mr. Kropf.

Come to Women's Rights Club after school on Monday in room 115 to learn about our first project and design posters! As always there will be good food and good discussions. New people are always welcome! Contact Aviva Weinbaum with any questions.

Monday 10/16: You can’t run from our skele-puns….Halloween Dance, Friday, October 20th, 7-10 PM.  Games, costume contest with a winning prize valued at $30 to spend at GLAZED DONUTS and DANCING!!!!!!!!!  Tickets available at lunch.  $3 at lunch/$5 at the door.

Can't believe it!  Winter sports registration is already open!  Register early!  Check with the health room to be sure you are all cleared to participate!  Register online at FamilyID.

October 23rd is photo retake day for any students and staff who did not have their picture taken for their I.D. 

If you ordered a Picture Package, please come to the main office to pick up your package during your lunch time or after school today.

Come support the ARHS Chorale by eating homemade lasagna and hearing some great music during their annual Lasagna Dinner on October 19th! Seatings are at 5, 6, and 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 for students, staff, and seniors, and $12 for other adults. The earlier seatings may come close to selling out; you can reserve your spot by purchasing them in advance during lunch through Thursday.

Non Sponsored Announcements
American unity and civil dialogue are all but dead in our age of hyper-polarized politics. Is there a truly effective path toward reconciliation? Join Columbia professor of conflict studies Peter Coleman this Thursday, Oct. 19th from 7-9 PM at the Amherst Bangs Center for a refreshing and nuanced perspective. Free admission. Sponsored by Critical Connections.

Please see Sports Schedule Listed Below

Monday Oct. 16th
§  3:00p @ Palmer HS - B/V/Golf - Team 
§   4:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Ludlow HS - B/F/Soccer 
§   4:00p @ Ludlow HS - B/JV/Soccer 
 6:30p EVENT UPDATE-- Ludlow HS - B/V/Soccer 


Tuesday, Oct. 17th

§  Chicopee HS - G/V/Cross Country
§  West Springfield HS - B/V/Cross Country
§   3:45p Chicopee HS - B/V/Cross Country
§   4:00p Granby Jr./Sr. HS- G/JV/Soccer 
§   4:00p @ East Longmeadow HS - G/F/Volleyball 
§   4:00p @ Franklin County Tech. School - G/V/Field Hockey 
§   4:00p West Springfield HS - G/V/Cross Country
§   4:30p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Mahar Regional School - G/MS/Field Hockey 
§   5:00p @ East Longmeadow HS - G/JV/Volleyball 
§   5:30p Granby Jr./Sr. HS - G/V/Soccer 
 6:00p @ East Longmeadow HS - G/V/Volleyball 

Wednesday, Oct. 18th

 3:00p 
Pioneer Valley Regional School - B/V/Golf - Team§  12:00p EARLY RELEASE DAY
    
    Thursday, Oct. 19th

 6:00p EVENT UPDATE
-- Chicopee Comprehensive HS - G/V/Volleyball §   3:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Chicopee HS - B/V/Golf - Team 
§   4:00p @ Hilltown Cooperative Charter School - B/MS/Cross Country 
§   4:00p @ Hilltown Cooperative Charter School - G/MS/Cross Country 
§   5:00p Chicopee Comprehensive HS - G/F/Volleyball 
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Chicopee Comprehensive HS - G/JV/Volleyball 
§   5:30p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Pioneer Valley Regional School - G/JV/Field Hockey 

Friday, October 20th, 2017
§  4:30p GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY - TEAM RUN
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Southwick Regional School - G/JV/Soccer 
§   6:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Southwick Regional School - G/V/Soccer 
 7:00p @ Lee Middle and HS - B/V/F



Friday, October 13th, 2017

Friday
October 13th, 2017
Day 2
Drop A
Lunch E Period

Please see sports schedule listed below for Monday October 9th - October 14, 2017
(The sports schedule is listed at the end of today's announcements)

It is time to sign-up for the Fifty-fifth Annual Mathematics Olympiad Competition that takes place on Thursday, October 19th  during Blocks B and C.   For details or to sign up see your math teacher or come to the math office in room 221.   There are 30 slots available first come, first serve.   Visit the website http://www.maml.org to see past competition questions and solutions. 

The lunch space in room 160 is now open for all lunches D and E periods!!   Join us :)

October is National Disability Awareness Month.  Please take a moment to read the lawn signs created by our Special Education Parent Advisory Council last year and which are currently posted in front of the high school.  

Youth Climate Summit is an all-day get-together of youth from various schools in the valley to both learn and plan actions related to Climate Change. Guest speakers will include Representative Solomon Goldstein-Rose and Professor Ezra Markowitz. The event takes place on November 17, at the Hitchcock Center and Arcadia wildlife sanctuary. You will miss the day of school, and all meals and transportation will be provided. The event is FREE. ARHS can bring a team of up to 10 people. To find out more, speak to your science teacher or to Mr. Shaw or Mr. Kropf.

If you ordered a Picture Package, please come to the main office to pick up your package or please come after school and your packages will be available for pick up in the main office.

Come support the ARHS Chorale by eating homemade lasagna and hearing some great music during their annual Lasagna Dinner on October 19th! Seatings are at 5, 6, and 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 for students, staff, and seniors, and $12 for other adults. The earlier seatings may come close to selling out; you can reserve your spot by purchasing them in advance during lunch through Thursday.

Friday 10/13: Where do ghosts buy their clothes for the Halloween Dance? --A boo-tique Halloween Dance at ARHS.  Friday, October 20th, 7-10 PM.  Games, costume contest, DANCING!!!!!!!!!  Tickets available at lunch.  $3 at lunch/$5 at the door.

NEW! Conditioning Program - "When we fail to prepare, we prepare to fail."
The Athletic Department is sponsoring a six week conditioning program for indoor track, basketball, skiing, and anyone else who wants to get into shape. This is a good opportunity to get a jump on the competition. If you wait until the season starts it’s too late. 

The program will focus on the following areas: flexibility, mobility, strength, endurance, speed, and mental preparation. The program will be Mondaythrough Thursday from 3:15 until 4:30. Participants will be given a workout for Friday and Saturday to do on their own. 
The program will consist of running, hills, dynamic stretching, static stretching, cardio, and weight lifting.

Register through FamilyID.  Registration will be open October 2nd- October 6th, with the program beginning Tuesday, October 10th, pending the number of registrations. 
Register for Monday & Tuesday session and/or Wednesday & Thursday session.  The full fee cost of the program is $57, reduced lunch fee is $31 and free lunch fee is $26.   You can mail or drop off a check or pay online at   https://unipaygold.unibank.com/Default.aspx?customerid=1211

Can't believe it!  Winter sports registration is already open!  Register early!  Check with the health room to be sure you are all cleared to participate!  Register online at FamilyID.

Non School Sponsored
Please support the ABC Fall Foliage 5K Wall/Run on October 14. Go to www.amherstabetterchance.org to register or donate. Thank You!


Please see Sports schedule listed below
NO SCHOOL - HOLIDAY
§   8:30a GIRLS VARSITY VOLLEYBALL - SPALDING VOLLEYHALL CLASSIC
§   3:00p @ Belchertown HS - B/JV/Football 
§   4:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Granby Jr./Sr. HS - G/JV/Soccer 
 4:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Granby Jr./Sr. HS - G/V/Soccer 
10
§   3:00p Southwick Regional School - B/V/Golf - Team 
§   4:00p @ Southwick Regional School - G/V/Field Hockey 
§   5:00p Springfield Central HS - G/JV/Volleyball 
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Belchertown HS - B/JV/Soccer 
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Belchertown HS - B/V/Soccer 
§   5:30p @ Southwick Regional School - G/JV/Field Hockey 
 6:00p Springfield Central HS - G/V/Volleyball 
                                    11
§  4:00p Sabis International Charter School - G/JV/Soccer
§   4:30p @ Mahar Regional School - G/MS/Field Hockey
 5:30p Sabis International Charter School - G/V/Soccer 

12
§   4:00p Longmeadow HS- B/JV/Soccer 
§   4:00p @ Longmeadow HS - B/F/Soccer 
 5:30p Longmeadow HS - B/V/Soccer 

13
§   3:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Mahar Regional School - B/V/Golf - Team 
§   5:00p Minnechaug Reg. HS - G/F/Volleyball 
§   5:00p Minnechaug Reg. HS - G/JV/Volleyball 
§   6:00p Minnechaug Reg. HS - G/V/Volleyball 
 7:00p @ Monument Mountain Reg HS - B/V/Football 

14
§   9:00a @ TBD - B/V/Cross Country
§  10:00a @ Southwick Regional School - B/JV/Soccer 
§  10:00a @ Southwick Regional School - B/V/Soccer 
§  10:00a @ TBD - G/V/Cross Country
§  11:00a @ Westfield HS - G/V/Field Hockey 
§   2:00p @ Eaglebrook School - B/F/Soccer
 9:00p BOYS VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY BAY STATE INVITATIONAL