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Basic Rights in Special Education Workshop: Monday, March 12, 5 p.m.

Please mark your calendars for this informative workshop on Basic Rights in Special Education for parents and professionals: Monday, March 12, 5 p.m., at the ARHS library. RSVP to SEPAC@ARPS.org or call (413) 687-4255.

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Learn About Zero Energy Buildings and Communities: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.

What: Information session on "Zero Energy Buildings and Communities: The Landscape of the Future," presented by Darren Port, Buildings and Community Solutions Manager at Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) When: Tuesday,  Feb. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. Where: Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst, 121 N. Pleasant St., Amherst This is the second FREE session in a series of public presentations to educate Amherst residents on the feasibility of Zero Energy Municipal Buildings bylaw that was passed by Town Meeting last November. This event is sponsored by Amherst Mothers Out Front and Climate Action Now, and co-sponsored by the Town office of Sustaining Amherst, Amherst League of Women Voters, and Western Mass Community Choice Energy.  

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The Amherst and Pelham Elementary Schools are having an information/registration event for families of young children on Thursday, March 1. All families are welcome to attend to hear from all the elementary school principals, superintendent and special education director. During this event, parents/guardians will learn more information regarding the registration process (including for potential school choice students) from our elementary school registrar. They will also learn about the before and after-school programs from the out-of-school time coordinator.

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Meet Your School Committee Candidates: Thursday, Feb. 15, 6 -7 p.m.

Come spend an hour getting to know this year's School Committee candidates in our cafeteria. This event is open to the community  

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Learn About Zero Energy Buildings and Communities: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.

Published on February 14, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

What: Information session on “Zero Energy Buildings and Communities: The Landscape of the Future,” presented by Darren Port, Buildings and Community Solutions Manager at Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) When: Tuesday,  Feb. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. Where: Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst, 121 N. Pleasant St., Amherst This is the second FREE session in a series of public presentations to educate […]

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February 12, 2018

Published on February 12, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The Amherst and Pelham Elementary Schools are having an information/registration event for families of young children on Thursday, March 1. All families are welcome to attend to hear from all the elementary school principals, superintendent and special education director. During this event, parents/guardians will learn more information regarding the registration process (including for potential school choice […]

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AEF Spring Fundraiser

Published on February 9, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The Amherst Education Foundation is selling tickets for the spring fundraiser, which will celebrate our principal, Derek Shea, along with the other school principals. For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/yc997xlt.

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Lacrosse Spring Registration

Published on February 7, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Registration for Boys and Girls Bantams and Juniors is open. If you are a returning player, welcome back!  If you are a new player, welcome to a wonderful sport!  Equipment is available to rent for a modest fee so that costs are not a barrier for participation. Registration for the Girls and Boys lacrosse teams […]

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Box Tops Deadline: March 1

Published on February 7, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

  Our deadline for mailing in Box Tops is approaching again. Please send in any box tops you’ve collected with your child(ren) or drop them off during at the Crocker Farm main office. If you have any questions about eligible products, here is a link. Thank you!

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Multi-Arts Camp: Feb. 19-23

Published on February 6, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

MULTI-ARTS February Vacation Camp, 19-23 Art. Theater. Music. Dance. Mime. and more: Join for One day, Two or more days, or the WHOLE WEEK! Camps in Amherst and Northampton brought to you by Multi-Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching the arts to children ages 4-12 SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTER TODAY For more info: visit www.multi-arts.org […]

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Meet Your School Committee Candidates: Feb. 15, 6-7 p.m.

Published on February 2, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Save the Date! Thursday, Feb. 15, 6-7 p.m. Local elections are fast approaching: March 27. Please come and meet the candidates for the two open seats on the School Committee: Benjamin Harrington, Allison McDonald, Kerry Spitzer. Learn a little about them, hear their positions on issues, and ask questions. This event is open to the community.

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Free Film Festival: Winter Break, Feb. 19 – 23

Published on January 31, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Winter Break Free Film Festival in Northampton Where?: Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060 What?: A film festival for kids and their adults during winter school break, part of the Four Sundays in February winter arts series presented by the Northampton Arts Council and the Academy of Music Theatre. Doors Open at 1 p.m.; showtime: 1:30 […]

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February Vacation Joyful Art Exploration

Published on January 24, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

February Vacation Joyful Art Exploration (Ages 6-11) This is a great opportunity for kids to spend their February break exploring art and engaging in self expression! The studio is right on North Pleasant Street, a few doors down from Bruegger’s Bagels.  Spaces are limited: Register soon to ensure a spot in the class! At Joy […]

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Amherst WinterFest: Feb 3-10, 2018

Published on January 24, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

LSSE’s  WinterFest Amherst This year, WinterFest Amherst (Feb. 3-10) is the largest winter festival in Western Mass, featuring over 40 events, including music, food, sports, recreation and community activities. Among this year’s highlights are 10 events on the first day, including a Luminaria, sponsored by the Amherst BID, on the Town Common, as well as the […]

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