Last week, while we were on vacation, we all know that the greater Boston area wasn’t. So, this morning, we want to send our thoughts and prayers out to all those caught in the fear and upheaval of the week. We especially want to remember the victims of the bombings and their families.
Almost inevitably after such events, anger and blame can often surface. As a community, we need to remember that the events in Boston were allegedly caused by individuals, not a group This is an important distinction to bear in mind as we go forward. Read more...
Important Dates for Seniors: See a list of end-of-year dates along with information about graduation for the Class of 2013.
Congratulations to the student artists who participated in the Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards this year. Over thirty ARHS students won awards for ceramics, drawings, paintings, photography, sculpture and printmaking. See a list of the award-wining artists.
The Daily Hampshire Gazette has published 16 letters to the editor from ARHS journalism students. See all of the published letters.
Congratulations to ARHS junior Camila Carpio, winner of this year’s Hampshire County Law Day Spoken Word Video Contest. See the award-winning video, Eliminate Moments of Silence.
Please see Mr. Jackson’s letter about the lockdown that occurred on Monday, May 6 due to a power outage at the high school.
Please join us in asking Urban Outfitters to stop selling products that promote prescription drug abuse. Learn more about this campaign.
ARHS Science teacher Sharon Palmer has been awarded the 2013 High School Teacher Award by the Connecticut Valley Section of the American Chemical Society. Read more about this honor for Dr. Palmer.
ARHS Chorale has done it again! On April 28, under the direction of Anita Cooper, the singers won the award for Best Overall Ensemble of WGBY’s Together in Song series. Watch their performance on WGBY or read about their MICCA Gold Medal award. You can also see them in concert on Tuesday, May 7th at South Congregational Church at 7:30 pm.
The Open House for Ninth Graders will be held on August 21st from 9am to 1 pm. Students may drop-in any time and should plan to stay for about an hour.
Congratulations to Justin Carey and Sarah Mangels, recpients of the 2013 McDonald’s McScholar Athlete Award, in recognition of their contributions to the school as outstanding student-athletes who demonstrate dedication, perseverance and teamwork throughout the school year.
Read about the scientific accomplishments of ARHS senior Shohini Kundu, who has been named a semi-finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search.
See Mr. Jackson’s letter to the Amherst Bulletin about the Extravaganja event on the Amherst Town Common.
The results are in for this year’s National Latin Exam! See a list of students who won awards in this competition.
See the latest news from PRISM, our after school enrichment program.
The date for the senior prom has been changed to Friday, May 31. See details about this change.
Please see the letter from Mr. Jackson about the new advisory program and bell schedule for 2013-2014.
See the latest episode of Voices from Our Schools on AmherstMedia. ARHS students Ramona East and Eric Gooden interview Calvin Terrell, warrior for peace and racial justice, during a recent visit to Amherst.
The annual Town Fair takes place Thursday, May 23 - Saturday, May 25 on the Amherst Town Common.