Tuesday, October 24, 2017

October 24th, 2017
Day 2
Drop B
Lunch - E Period

Please see sports scheduled listed below for Monday October 23rd  -  Sunday, October 29th, 2017
(The sports schedule is listed at the end of today's announcements)


November 1 is quickly approaching.  If you are applying early and want to ensure that your school application materials are sent on time, you should have already done ALL of the following.  If you have not completed any of these steps, do it TODAY!  Failure to do so could result in late submissions!

1. In Naviance, request the teachers who will be writing your recommendations.
2. List each school in Naviance to which you are applying early, and make sure that a      deadline date is indicated. 
3. Request a transcript for each school in Naviance.
4.  Complete the FERPA Waiver in your Common App and match it to your Naviance         Account.
5. List Common Application schools in your Common Application.

If you have any questions or need help with anything, see Mrs. Tracy in room 309 or Mrs. Cappelli in Guidance as soon as possible.

If you are a senior interested in Westfield State University,  think about going to the field trip to Open House program on Thursday, November 16, 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 in guidance by this Thursday to put your name on a list of interested students. 

Are you interested in social justice? Would you like to do some anti-racism work? Would you like to help out in a current humanitarian crisis? Then come make a difference for the people of Puerto Rico, many of whom, right this moment, are hungry and have no clean water to drink! We'll do relevant work that will make a difference. Please join us every Tuesday at 3:00 PM in Ms. Vicente's room, 146: UNIDOS POR PUERTO RICO. 

The ARHS Writer’s Society is holding a meeting this Thursday October 26th at 3:00pm in room 141. Whether you write short stories, poetry, novels, essays, and/or memoirs you’ll love the activities we have in store. In this upcoming meeting, we will journey through our school and create pieces from the murals in our hallways. If you have plans, cancel them! And if you really can’t make it, contact Sophia at fangsy@arps.org and Kayara at hardnettka@arps.org for more information.

SCC (Student Community Club) is having another meeting today at 3 in Ms. Iverson’s room (room 179). Come to find out about all of our upcoming activities. There will be snacks!

There will be a Preseason Girls Basketball meeting on Wednesday, November 1st at 3:00 in room 117.

Yearbook order forms are due next Friday, October 27. Please put order forms and check in the yearbook drop box outside the cafeteria. Yearbooks are $50 unless you get free or reduced lunch in which case yearbooks are $45 or $40.

Seniors! Yearbook portraits are due Friday the 27th of October. Please email them to yearbook@arps.org. If you don't submit a photo, we'll be happy to use your school ID photo in the yearbook. If you haven't sent us a baby picture, please do so. If you don't send us a baby photos, we'll use your freshman ID portrait. Thanks!

Boys Basketball Pre-Season Informational Meeting - There will be a boys basketball pre-season informational meeting on Thursday, October 26th @ 3 p.m. in Room 114.

Over the next two weeks the International Students Club will be raising money for UNICEF.  Please support this campaign by placing any amount into the orange Trick-or-Treat collection boxes that club members are carrying around. If every student donated one dollar we could provide 100 families with clean water.  Donate today!

Anime Club is BACK!  Please join us every other Tuesday starting on October 24th for Anime Club in room 227 @ 3:00 with Ms. Bialek.   We will watch, draw and discuss all things anime.  Email bialekr@arps.org with any questions! 

Graphic staff will begin layout of the new issue of the school newspaper after school on Monday, October 30 in room 187! Be there!

Please see the sports schedule below:

§   4:00p West Springfield HS - B/F/Soccer
§   4:30p Holyoke HS - G/V/Field Hockey
§   5:00p Frontier Regional School - G/MS/Volleyball
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Frontier Regional School - G/JV/Volleyball 
§   5:00p @ West Springfield HS - B/JV/Soccer 
§   6:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Frontier Regional School - G/V/Volleyball
 7:00p @ West Springfield HS - B/V/Soccer 

§   4:00p West Springfield HS - B/F/Soccer
§   4:30p Holyoke HS - G/V/Field Hockey
§   5:00p Frontier Regional School - G/MS/Volleyball
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Frontier Regional School - G/JV/Volleyball 
§   5:00p @ West Springfield HS - B/JV/Soccer 
§   6:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Frontier Regional School - G/V/Volleyball
§   7:00p @ West Springfield HS - B/V/Soccer 


§   3:45p @ Westfield HS - B/V/Cross Country 
§   3:45p @ Westfield HS - G/V/Cross Country 
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Hampshire Regional HS- G/JV/Soccer 
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ East Longmeadow HS - G/F/Volleyball 
§   6:30p EVENT UPDATE-- Hampshire Regional HS - G/V/Soccer 

§   4:00p Deerfield Academy - G/JV/Volleyball 
§   5:00p Deerfield Academy - G/V/Volleyball
§   7:00p Belchertown HS - G/V/Field Hockey 

§   4:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/F/Soccer 
§   4:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/JV/Soccer 

§   4:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Holyoke HS - G/JV/Soccer 
§   4:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Holyoke HS - G/V/Soccer 
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Longmeadow HS - G/F/Volleyball 
§   5:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Longmeadow HS - G/JV/Volleyball 
§   6:00p EVENT UPDATE-- Longmeadow HS - G/V/Volleyball 
§   6:00p EVENT UPDATE-- @ Minnechaug Reg. HS - B/V/Soccer 
§   7:00p Mount Greylock Regional HS - B/V/Football