News From Across ARPS

Last week, Fort River K-2 families were welcomed to our Literacy Night. Families made literacy activities together, played games, attended Fit Lit in the gym, and activated family library cards. In addition, families had the opportunity to set up e-book accounts. The night culminated with each student choosing a book to take home and an exciting raffle of signed books donated by the Eric Carle Museum.

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8th Grade Concert (Band 8, Chorus 8, Orchestra 8)

When: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Where: ARMS Auditorium



7th Grade Concert (Band 7, Chorus 7, Orchestra 7) 

When: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Where: ARMS Auditorium
The ARHS Theater Company, in collaboration with SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Alliance) present an immersive theater adaptation of Tectonic Theater Company's The Laramie Project.  An award-winning piece of documentary theater about the town of Laramie, WY, the show gives voice to the town residents following the recent killing of an out college student, Matthew Shepard, in 1998. As an immersive theater work, audiences will be able to meet a cast of nearly 40 actors playing over 60 characters by exploring the corridors of Amherst Regional High School.     Performances run December 6-8 at 7:30 at... Read More

"The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify 'code', to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts" (see  At ARMS, every student will be coding a Dance Party!