Sunday, October 14, 2018

Around the World Cultural Heritage Fair

Wednesday, October 24. 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Fort River Cafeteria
• International potluck
• Performances
• Crafts/games
• Artifacts & more!

Please sign up to share international food at: or on the sign-up sheet in the main office.

Anyone from the Fort River community may bring poster displays, artifacts, photos, etc. to our “Artifacts Museum” at the event (arrive by 5:45 to get a name tag for your items)! You’re welcome to wear a costume or favorite outfit! Or, simply come and enjoy the cultural diversity! Questions? Yoosun Park (

Sunday, October 7, 2018

The Fort River Directory has arrived!

The Fort River PGO is thrilled that we can provide this year's School Directory free of charge once again. Thank you to all the efforts and donations from our community throughout the year that make this a possibility. Directories will be distributed this week (one per family) and they will be going home with the youngest sibling, so be on the lookout!

Saturday, October 6, 2018

ABC Fall Foliage 5K Run

Represent Fort River at the ABC 5k Run/Walk!

 Please join us for the 47th Annual Amherst-A Better Chance Fall Foliage 5Kwalk/run on Saturday, October 20th. The course begins on the Amherst town common and will include beautiful vistas during peak foliage! This is a family event with lots of great post run entertainment including drumming, dancing, DJ and Amherst’s own rap artist.

This year we are hoping to create elementary school teams so if you are interested in joining Team Fort River, please contact one of FR’s captains-Chelsea Holabird, or Manny Wineman,  There will be prizes, free t-shirts, food and lots of school spirit to support A Better Chance.

Also, we need adult volunteers so let the captain know if you are interested.

This is not a school sponsored event. 

AEF Trivia Bee

Jones Library - Mash Family Dance Party

A family-friendly dance party for kids of all ages! There will be spooktacular tunes, crafts and photo opportunities. Costumes welcome!

ARHS Performing Arts Gala

The annual ARHS Performing Arts Gala is coming up on October 10! This is a unique chance to experience the wide variety of performing arts opportunities offered at ARHS. The evening includes performances from choirs, orchestras, bands, jazz band, dance ensembles, theater groups, and information about all of these programs. The event begins in the high school auditorium at 6:45 and is free and open to the public. We would love to see you there!

T-Shirts are on Sale now!

Fort River T-shirts for sale!
Show your school spirit while helping the PGO raise money to
support the Fort River community!

GOLD shirts with our mascot for the year -- a moose -- are now on
sale! They feature 6th grader Ruby A’s winning design from this
fall’s t-shirt contest! Students, staff and parents -- we’ve got you
covered with lots of available sizes!


Please return your order form with payment to the main office by TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9th. Checks can be made payable to Fort River PGO. Questions? Send an email to

Click to access the order form.