Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools




170 Chestnut Street,
Amherst MA 01002


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Opportunities for Bilingual Students

We are excited to announce some new opportunities for bilingual students. Secondary Biliteracy Clubs for all language, Spanish Parent/ Child Reading Club, Latino American Cultural Cafe all provided to celebrate and support students in growing their bilingualism as they work towards the MA Seal of Biliteracy and Pathway Awards that will be offered for the first time this year! As a district we value the linguistic diversity of our community and through this initiative we will be able to celebrate the assets of multilingualism and to promote sustained English language, native language,...

Parenting Strategies & Supporting

For parents of 7-12 graders Please join us for a two sessions workshop "Parenting Strategies and Support". Come to one session or both! RSVP to See flyer for details. Para padres de alumnos de grados 7 - 12. Únase a nosotros para un taller de dos sesiones sobre Evasión Escolar: Estrategias y Apoyo para Padres. ¡Venga a cualquiera de las sesiones o a ambas! Confirme su asistencia a través de este correo electrónico: Se proporcionará traducción.            ...

Big Y Community Bag Program

Pelham School PTO will receive $1 donation fro every $2.50 Community Bag sold at the Big Y store at 175 University Drive, Amherst, MA in the month of February! 

Report a Concern

Please use this link to report a concern you would like to share with the ARPS Human Resources Office. 

Eversource Press Release

 Eversorce is going to pay 55K to replace lights at Crocker Farm. You can access the full Press Release with THIS LINK, as well as the MassLive article regarding this press release HERE.

Dual Language Grant

To read read the press release regarding the Dual Language Grant we were awarded, click "Read More" to access the link available HERE.

Amherst Schools Building Project Website

The Amherst Schools Building Project Website is now available. You can access the link under "District Initiative" that is located beneath the small news articles on the main page. You can also access it HERE by clicking "Read More". 

Ocean Vuong Visit

      Sara Barber-Just explained, "Students loved his book as it moved them, changed them, challenged them, awakened them, and comforted them. It showed them what language and vulnerability have the power to do. We are so grateful that he was willing to stop by ARHS to talk about art, life, queer and Asian identity, ‘the architecture of language,’ and how he ‘curates joy.’"   The English department rolled out the red carpet and he was deeply impressed by the students.  Enjoy the pictures of the event and student art...

Last Day of School

There have been four snow days for the Amherst and Pelham Elementary Schools and five snow days for the Regional Schools.  That means the current last day of school for the year is Friday, June 19, 2020 for the Amherst and Pelham Elementary Schools and Monday, June 22, 2020 for Amherst Regional Middle School and Amherst Regional High School.  If there are any additional school closings, these dates will be updated.