News From Across ARPS

Grade 6 students in the Amherst Public Schools recently participatedin the 2010-2011 Mathematics League interschool mathematics competitionwith great success: all three Amherst elementary schools wererepresented in the top 25 out of the 142 participating New Englandschools.

Students in the league compete for the highest scores, while schoolscompete for the highest team score: the total of the top 5 scores ineach school. Each contest's questions cover material appropriate to eachgrade level. At the 6th grade level, students had 35 challenging problems to complete in 30 minutes.

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The 5th Annual Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools Latino Achievement Nightwill be celebrated on May 20, 2011 at Amherst Regional Middle School,170 Chestnut Street.  The event will begin at 6:30pm and all families,friends, staff and community members are invited to attend. 

Under the direction of Superintendent of Schools, Maria Geryk andDirector of Interventions & ELE, Dr. Marta Guevara, and in keepingwith the Social Justice Commitment of the Amherst-Pelham Regional PublicSchools, the 5th Annual ARPS Latino Achievement Night aspires toward equity of opportunity, inclusion,... Read More

The 5th Annual Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools Latino Achievement Nightwill be celebrated on May 20, 2011 at Amherst Regional Middle School,170 Chestnut Street.  The event will begin at 6:30pm and all families,friends, staff and community members are invited to attend. 

Under the direction of Superintendent of Schools, Maria Geryk andDirector of Interventions & ELE, Dr. Marta Guevara, and in keepingwith the Social Justice Commitment of the Amherst-Pelham Regional PublicSchools, the 5th Annual ARPS Latino Achievement Night aspires toward equity of opportunity, inclusion,... Read More

Please read the following letter from one of our community partners, Amherst Media:

March 31, 2011

Dear Parent/Guardian/Teacher,     

During the past three years, we at Amherst Media (formerly ACTV) havereorganized our staff, operations and infrastructure to offer a varietyof digital media opportunities to the community at large.  With afacility re-location in the works, technology expanding at an oftentimes head-spinning rate, as well as neighbors and users that reflect awide spectrum of diversity, Amherst Media is actively seeking your inputand assistance in shaping... Read More

Please read the following letter from one of our community partners, Amherst Media:

March 31, 2011

Dear Parent/Guardian/Teacher,     

During the past three years, we at Amherst Media (formerly ACTV) havereorganized our staff, operations and infrastructure to offer a varietyof digital media opportunities to the community at large.  With afacility re-location in the works, technology expanding at an oftentimes head-spinning rate, as well as neighbors and users that reflect awide spectrum of diversity, Amherst Media is actively seeking your inputand assistance in shaping... Read More

Congratulations to our geography experts! Emma Schneider, 6th graderat Crocker Farm School,  Ian Kaye, 6th grader at Wildwood School andARMS student Gareth Barr qualified for the statechampionship of the National Geographic geography bee, to be held atClark University in Worcester on April 1.

 

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