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The Amherst- Pelham Regional School District is currently conducting a long range strategic planning process and is seeking input from the broader community. We welcome your input, which can be shared at this link The survey will be open until Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

El Distrito Escolar Regional Amherst-Pelham actualmente está llevando a cabo un proceso de planificación estratégica a largo plazo y está buscando la opinión de la comunidad en general. Agradecemos sus comentarios, que se pueden compartir en este enlace  

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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



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!

ARMS students made science/art and math/art connections as they learned about universal human proportions.  During this unit, they learned how to mix tempura paints to create a wide range of skin tones.  Students talked about race, ethnicity, and skin tone, and they reflected on their own identities. Their portraits are displayed in the hallways throughout the middle school.