News From Across ARPS

It's that time of year again! The ARPS Family Center is proud to announce that Project Backpack 2019 is currently underway. The successful community outreach program provides new backpacks and school supplies for income-eligible students in our schools. This year, nearly 900 students in Kindergarten to Grade 12 qualify to receive these items. In order to accumulate the tremendous amount of backpacks and supplies we need, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael Morris is appealing to organizations and individuals in our community for support and assistance. He hopes you will continue to... Read More

Check out our talented 4th graders teaching about the waves of U.S. immigration.
Our 4th Grade Tableaus

Revolutionize the Future Join us for a Youth Activism Festival May 24th 1-3 and 3:30-5:30 p.m. @ Fort River Elementary School Discover . . . How YOU can make a difference!

#LET’SCONQUERTHIS! At this fair: 1. 3v3 basketball tournament* 2. Free tree seedlings 3. Postcard signings 4. Speakers 5. Petitions 7. Food 8. Fun

Congratulations to Ms. Grace Johnson!! She won 3rd place in this yrs Massachusetts Municipal Association’s 8th grade Essay Contest! "Her essay demonstrated the best understanding of local government and gave an original viewpoint to an issue affecting her community. Her essay demonstrated curiosity, originality, and interest in her argument for an appointment of a student seat on Amherst’s town council" -MMA

Details about the contest as well as the award letter are in the photos. Check them out and share! Ms. Johnson's essay can be viewed in the link:

Don't miss out on the Amherst Food Farm to School Event. All are welcomed!

¡No se lo pierda "Amherst Food Farm to School"! ¡Todoes son bienvenidos!