Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools




170 Chestnut Street,
Amherst MA 01002


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AR[T]HS 2023

The Art Department at Amherst Regional High School is proud to present AR[T]HS 2023, an exhibit of outstanding student artwork from the 2022-2023 school year. This juried exhibit - now in its 15th year - includes superlative work from all of the Art Department’s course offerings this year. The exhibit will run from June 8th – June 11th with an opening reception on: Thursday June 8th from 5:00pm-8:00pm AR[T]HS 2023 will be on display at The Eli Marsh Gallery located in Fayerweather Hall at Amherst College. Please join us in celebrating the young artists in our community. Gallery hours are...

Regional Budget Survey

The Regional School Committee is seeking input from stakeholders about what they value most about our Regional schools (Amherst Regional Middle School, Amherst Regional High School and Summit Academy), as well as their general satisfaction with the Regional schools. This information will be used to inform development of the FY23-24 Regional budget.  Please take a few minutes to complete the survey at this link by Tuesday, November 1.  Your input is greatly appreciated!

Caminantes Video

The Caminantes Dual Language Program (English & Spanish) has released a video. Take a look!

Happy Summer Vacation!

As we complete our first full year of in-person learning since the 2018-2019 school year, the district wishes our students, families, caretakers, staff, and the broader ARPS community a wonderful summer break! We hope you all find time to rest and rejuvenate this summer, and we will look forward to welcoming you all back in August for the 2022-2023 school year. Enjoy!

School Choice and Open House at Pelham!

Pelham Elementary is now accepting School Choice applications through June 15th. The lottery will take place on June 17th. You can submit a School Choice Form with the link attached. There will also be an Open House on April 20th at 11am. Please see the flyer for more...

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Chrome Extensions

If you open your Google Mail and the body of all the messages are blank the likely cause is uBlock Origin. To fix the issue, while in GMail, click on the puzzle piece in the Chrome task bar: Look for the uBlock Origin icon: Click on the icon and the uBlock popup window will open. Click on the uBlock on/off icon to disable for GMail: Refresh the page and you should be able to view email...

Omicron/Health & Safety Updates / Omicron/Actualizaciones sobre salud y seguridad

December 28, 2021  Dear ARPS Community: I hope you are enjoying the December break and the transition to 2022.  I would like to thank all of the staff, students, and families for making this full return to in-person school this fall as successful as it has been.  In particular, we have experienced significantly lower per capita COVID numbers in our district than state averages. Over 40% of the school year has been completed with no evidence of school-based transmission, undoubtedly due to consistent masking, distancing, ventilation, and the high vaccination rates of ARPS staff and...

Athletic Announcement

December 28, 2022 Dear ARPS Community: Given the rising COVID-19 case counts in Amherst and in our Region, the Amherst Health Department has recommended that we restrict the attendance of spectators at indoor athletic events.  As a result, a maximum of 3 family members per student-athlete will be permitted to attend indoor athletic events in our district.  No other spectators will be allowed to attend games.  This rule will apply to both home and visiting teams.  Face coverings will continue to be required and families should sit distanced from each other in the venue. This restriction...

Honor Human Rights Day

ARMS Social Studies and Art departments have teamed up for the 8th year with Amherst's Amnesty International Chapter to honor universal human rights with a student art display for the month of December, Human Rights Month. ARMS seventh graders and staff have recently finished a unit on the United Nations and Human Rights. Students created artistic representations of the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this year the art form is monochromatic art. Due to COVID restrictions, the art will not be on display at the library, but is viewable on the Jones Library website...