Thursday, October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017
Day 1 - Drop G
Lunch - D 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)

ARHS in partnership with Western Mass Hurricane Relief for Puerto Rico will be collecting donations at all lunches this week. Please help #FillTheBoot for Puerto Rico.

Please come to the first SCC meeting of the year on Thursday (today)after school in room 179 at 3:00 (Ms. Iverson's room). New members are welcome. Come and find out what we do. Questions? Ask Annick Sheridan

Yale Young Global Scholars Summer program for current Sophomores and Juniors is a highly selective program held on the Yale campus. 
Go to their website for information.
Classes offered for summer 2018 are: 
Applied Science & Engineering
International Affairs & Security
Frontiers of Science & Technology
Sustainable Development & Social Entrepreneurship
Biology & Biomedical Science
Politics, Law & Economics

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

Thursday 10/12: Who did Frankenstein take to the Halloween Dance? --His Ghoul-friend 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.

Seniors - Remember, come tonight to the College Admissions  panel presentation in the cafeteria.  Get insight into essay writing, using the Coalition application, transferring from community colleges and everything UMass.  Don’t forget about the Financial Aid presentation next Wednesday, the 18th.

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. 

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

Non School Sponsored
Those interested in traveling to Europe in June, 2018 are invited to an informational meeting in Rm. 127, Thursday, October 12 at 5:30.  Parent or guardian must accompany you for this presentation.
Foods from Italy and Greece will be served.  Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow.

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