News From Across ARPS

Amherst Regional Middle School is once again hosting students from Kanegasaki, Japan , March 20th -24th,2019. Host families are needed for this visit. Students from Kanegasaki have been coming to Amherst for over 25 years. This cultural exchange program has been the core of the long-standing relationship that has linked our two sister cities. If your family is interested in hosting, please pick up an application from Ms. Boyd, Guidance Counselor or email

7th grade English Language Arts students gathered in the ARMS Library to present and share poetry they had written.  Many students volunteered to recite their poems to the students in their grade.  After the oral presentations, students read print and electronic poems displayed around the library. A scavenger hunt added to the fun as students recorded favorite first or last lines and examples of poetic devices such as alliteration, onomatopoeia, simile, and metaphor found in their classmates' poems. 

Many thanks to Ms. Clifford, Ms. Gomes, and Mr. Levy for organizing this memorable... Read More

Wildwood's annual African American Read-In will be on Tuesday, February 5th!  The kick-off assembly will be at 9:10 in the gym. Please contact Ms. Gooden in the Wildwood main office if you would like to be a guest reader.

ARMS 7th grade student, Yasmin Alvarado Moreno, was invited to the Massachusetts State House on January 15th to attend the 13th Annual Youth Mentoring Day. Youth Mentoring Day is a unique opportunity to convene legislators, youth-serving programs, and young people at the State House to celebrate and highlight the importance of mentoring relationships. Yasmin was able to meet with Representative Aaron Vega to share how she has benefited from mentoring programs and to ask for his continued support.

Heather Krasner led the 5th & 6th Graders at Thursday's Chorus Concert

Heather O'Mara and Katie LaFond led the Fort River Orchestra and Band during Tuesday's day and night concerts!