News From Across ARPS

The ARHS chapter of The Memory Project, a national charity that provides portraits for children in need, recently had their hand-painted portraits delivered to Syrian children currently living in refugee camps. You can see their portraits here.

The student vs. staff volleyball fundraiser event on May 1st was a great success thanks to all the students, staff and families that came out to support our cause. We’d like to thank all the local business donors that helped with food and raffle donations for the event, including AJ Hastings, Henion Bakery, The Works, North Hadley Sugar Shack, Pita Pockets, Big Y, and Bruno’s. In the end, the team of teachers was victorious!

We are very close to our goal for fundraising for the water bottle filler and reusable water bottles for ARMS!

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Ms. Hopkin's students visited the Botanic Garden of Smith College on April 29.  The trip offered students the opportunity to practice the academic language used in plant sciences and to enjoy a beautiful spring day.  The picture on the left is of Ruben Candelaria de Jesus in the rock garden, and the photo on the right is of DanQing Liang in the Succulent House of the Lyman Conservatory.

The current last day of school for the year is Friday, June 14, 2019.

Sixth graders explored the question "How Does Social Change Happen?" through a Panel Discussion on Youth Activism this afternoon. The panel was led by two student moderators and the panelists provided insight from their collective wealth of organizing experience. Thank you to our panelists from The Sunrise Movement @sunrisenorthampton , The Student Strike for Climate @climatestrikema , The Turn it Around Campaign @TurnItAroundCtn , plus Congressman James McGovern @jimmcgovernma and @montebelmonte . 

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