Friday, February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020

Happy February vacation!

The student window for course recommendations will remain open through the vacation. If your student has not approved their teacher recommendations and made elective choices please remind them to do so ASAP. The iParent approval window will open on Monday, February 24. Parents should approve teacher and student recommendations for the 2020-2021 year at that time.

AHS 2020-2021 Program of Studies

Ashland High School will once again host a Red Cross blood drive on Monday, March 9 from 12:00-5:00pm. The early spots are designated for students but we encourage the community to sign up from 2:45-5:00pm. Go to the website linked here and search for AHS or March 9.

Mass Heartbeat program coming to AHS!
What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than taking care of someone's heart? See below for information on the Mass Heartbeat program coming to AHS on March 11. Sign your student(s) up for a free heart screening today!

Dear Parents and Students,

Ashland High School is pleased to announce a heart screening program being offered during the school day on Wednesday, March 11th. The program will be provided by Mass Heartbeat, a local organization that specializes in ECG heart screening. Mass Heartbeat brings its state-of-the-art ECG technology directly to the school to provide an optional, non-invasive, and COST-FREE screening that can help detect underlying issues in the heart. The ECG tracings are interpreted by an experienced cardiologist and the results will be returned within 5 business days.
Sign up as soon as possible to secure your student's spot! 

Please choose a 5-minute time slot on and register your student today:

News from AHSTS:Tickets are now on sale for the AHSTS production of 13. The production runs Friday, February 28 at 7 PM, Saturday, February 29th at 7 PM and Sunday, March 1st at 2 PM. Avoid the long line at the Box Office! AHSTS offers online sales up to two hours before show time. AHSTS discounts tickets purchased online.Visit to purchase tickets. For more information, visit

Upcoming Events:
1 Winter Musical 2:00 - 4:30 pm
5 NHS Talent Show 6:30 – 7:30 pm
9 Red Cross Blood Drive 12:00 - 5:00 pm
12 Mass Heartbeart Screenings all day
Vocal Solo Night 7:00 – 9:00 pm
16-18 Signs of Suicide (SOS) screenings (all 10th grade students)
19 Interdisciplinary Concert 7:00 – 9:00 pm
24 MCAS ELA Session 1 (all 10th grade students)
25 MCAS ELA Session 2 (all 10th grade students)
26 Band Night Concert-MICCA Preview 7:00 – 9:00 pm

27 Early Release 12:35 pm

A few things from the community!

Consider hosting an exchange student from China next year!
Exchange student Host recruitment
Host Recruitment FAQ's

Ashland Raises Happy and Healthy Kids- Part I

Ashland Raises Happy and Healthy Kids- Part II

Potee - Save the date

Congresswoman Clark Art Competition

In the five-day Great Jewish Books Summer Program, students study with college professors, meet contemporary Jewish authors, get a taste of college life, and make friends with other bright, enthusiastic teens from across North America and beyond. Program dates are July 26–31. Click here for a program flyer.
This is a tuition-free for accepted participants, and room and board are covered. It is a transformative experience that leads to deep knowledge, creative thinking, and lasting friendships. 
Applications are due March 9. If you have any questions, please contact Education Program Assistant Margaret Frothingham at or 413.256.4900 ext. 152.

Girls Lacrosse after-school program

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