Monthly Archives: February 2018

Public Forum on Recreational Fields & Facilities: Wednesday, Feb. 28

Published on 2018-02-27 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Master Plan for fields and facilities at Community Field, Amherst Regional High School, Middle School and Wildwood School to be discussed. When: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. Where: Town Room, 2nd Floor, Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Ave. The Amherst Center Recreation Working Group welcomes your participation in a public meeting to discuss the current condition and […]

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EmbraceRace: Amplifying Youth Voice

Published on 2018-02-23 by Farah Ameen Community News

Register to join this free, hourlong, online conversation with your EmbraceRace community: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 5:30 p.m. PT/ 8:30 p.m. ET.Why We Gather. “Nothing about us without us.” You’ve probably heard the rallying cry and support the sentiment in principle. However, for most children and teens, the practice is dramatically different, especially for young people who are poor, […]

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ARPS Registration Events

Published on 2018-02-22 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

These registration events are for ARPS families with students transitioning to Kindergarten, Seventh and Ninth grades, as well as for families with children who currently do not attend ARPS (regardless of the grade level). Please feel free to share widely! Por favor, consulte el folleto para eventos de Información / Registro en todos los niveles escolares […]

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

Published on 2018-02-14 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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Published on 2018-02-12 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 2018-02-09 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

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Lacrosse Spring Registration

Published on 2018-02-07 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 2018-02-07 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 2018-02-06 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 […]

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

Published on 2018-02-02 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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