Friday, October 13th, 2017

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 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

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 to register or donate. Thank You!

Please see Sports schedule listed below
§   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 
§   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 
§  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 

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

§   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 

§   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