March 8, 2019


Greetings Laker Nation,


Come support the Lady Lakers as they play in the Division 3 South Basketball Final, tomorrow, March 9th, at Taunton High School at 10:00 am.  Tickets are $7.00 for students and Seniors/$10.00 for all others.


The 2019 Great Ponds Gallery exhibit reception will be held on Saturday, March 9th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. The exhibit will display student artwork from ARHS and Old Colony.  Come out and support our art students.


Congratulations to Coach Zane Fyfe. He represented ARHS by presenting at the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association Clinic at Gillette Stadium.


Winter Varsity Athletic Standings will be presented here each week:  Basketball Boys: 14-8-0, Basketball Girls 15-4-0, Hockey 7-12-0, Wrestling 3-1-0, Track Boys 1-5-0, Track Girls 5-1-0, Swim Boys 5-5-0 and Swim Girls 6-4-0.  Please visit our site to keep posted on our up-and-coming athletic events. You can also visit for up-to-date information.


Cushman Insurance, Arbella Insurance and Officer Bartholomew are pleased to offer Distractology - a program to educate students on the growing issue of Distracted Driving.   Your teen is invited to sign up and take the Distractology challenge for free. During the Challenge, your teen will get a firsthand experience of how distractions interfere with their ability to react on the road, to see hidden hazards and to avoid accidents.   Distractology will be at ARHS from 03/18/19 to 03/22/18. To schedule an appointment for your student driver, please have him/her return the permission slip (posted on our site) and sign up in the Main Office. Space is limited. Please note only students who have had their license for less than 3 years or have their learner’s permit are eligible.  If you have any questions, please contact SRO Bartholomew at (508) 947-2660 x1304 or


Prom tickets go on sale next week. The Prom, being held in May, will take place at Lake Pearl in Wrentham, MA.  


Registration for Winter Sports is open. Sign up now to be a Spring Laker Athlete.


Please save the date for our Spring Parent/Guardian Night scheduled for Thursday, March 14th. The evening begins at 5:00 pm with a 60 minute presentation entitled “Vaping:  The New Look of Nicotine Addiction.” Parent/Teacher Conferences run from 6:00-8:00 pm. An informational handout was emailed to all parents/guardians.


On Thursday, March 21st, ARHS will host its first ever Bristol Palooza with Bristol Community College (BCC). Interested students will complete the application process, schedule placement testing and work on the FAFSA with the support of BCC staff. All interested students received a detailed presentation, as well as an application this past week. Should you have any questions about Bristol Palooza, please contact Mrs. Fontaine at

Save the Date!  A College Admissions seminar for grade 11 parents and students will be held on Thursday, March 21st at 6:00 pm in the ARHS Lecture Hall.  Offered through MEFA, the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority, this valuable presentation will provide an overview of college admissions, including building the college list, college admission trends, the college application process and basics about financial aid. Families will receive a seminar handout and are encouraged to visit MEFA's website at for additional resources and tools to assist in the college admissions process.  Questions regarding the seminar may be directed to Paula Money at   We look forward to seeing you there!

Free Math and ELA MCAS tutoring is available for grade 9 & 10 students.
• Math MCAS, grades 9 & 10, Thursdays, 2:00 - 2:30 pm in Room 101  
• ELA MCAS, grade 10, Mondays, 2:00 - 2:30 pm in Room 110
• Bio MCAS, grade 9, Tuesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 pm in Room 132
If you have any questions, please contact your child’s Guidance Counselor at
508 947-2660.  

Grade Releases:

3.3 on 3/15

3.4 on 3/29

Qtr. 3 Grades Close on 04/5

Qtr. 3 Grades Posted on 04/11

Important Dates:
03/14/19 - Parent/Guardian Night 6:00-8:00 pm

04/01/19 - Early Dismissal @ 10:27 am

04/04/19 - 04/06/19 - Spring Musical

04/12/19 - No School

04/15/19 - 04/19/19 - April Vacation