Third straight gold medal in triple jump for junior Tchuijo Nkamebo!

Submitted by Kate Troast on June 2, 2011 - 9:21pm

ARHS junior Tchuijo Nkamebo won the the triple jump event at Saturday's Western Massachusetts Track and Field Championships at Westfield State University for the third straight year. He set a personal record with a distance of 47 feet, 3.5 inches. Congratulations Tchuijo!

Student Life & Study Skills Seminars

Submitted by Kate Troast on June 2, 2011 - 8:49pm

Are you concerned about the challenges that your child will face making the transition to college? Student life and study skills seminars are being offered locally this summer to address the issues that your child will face. For more info

Congratulations to this year's recipients of the Amherst Human Rights Award

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 2, 2011 - 8:29am

Several students including Maya Berkman, Ryan Diplock, Ismail Elgadi, Deqa Farah, Kenny On, Darius T.S. Peyton, Victoria Olivia Rapoport, Charlie Reiff, and Amilcar Shabazz, were honored May 21st for Human Rights Award for Amherst. Your dedication is to be commended. Congratulations!

Winners of the 2011 Random Acts of Kindness Raffle

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 2, 2011 - 7:57am

Thank you for your kindness to others!


Check Out Amherst Media

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 2, 2011 - 7:22am

Amherst Media (your public access station, formerly known as ACTV) offers tremendous opportunities to our community. For a nominal membership fee you can utilize the studio and rent their state of the art equipment.


This Weekend - Annual Student Written Play Festival

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 26, 2011 - 9:36pm

What do you get when you mix two dolphins, one trout, a few woodland fairies and a pair of talking hands? We’re not sure either, but the 26th Annual Student-Written Play Festival will reveal all.


MCAS for 10th Graders Next Week

Submitted by Anonymous on May 26, 2011 - 9:28pm

IMPORTANT MCAS REMINDER: The MCAS Science and Engineering/Technology tests will be given to all 10th grade students next week at 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, June 1 and 2.


Project Backpack 2011 is Underway

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 25, 2011 - 10:09pm

Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools in collaboration with Interfaith Opportunities Network (ION), Amherst Lions Club, Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, Amherst College, UMass and State Representative Ellen Story are proud to announce Project Backpack 2011.


Wind Ensemble Performance - June 1

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 25, 2011 - 10:05pm

The Wind Ensemble will be performing on June 1, at 7:30pm. The recital will take place at Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College

Congratulations Are In Order!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 25, 2011 - 9:56pm

Congratulations to our outstanding ARHS athletes! Maya Hart and Tom Suchodolski are the Western Mass Tennis Champions of 2011. The Boys and Girls Ultimate teams won the Eastern States Championship played in Pennyslvania.


Parents Invited to Join a Concussion Managment Committee

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 25, 2011 - 9:41pm

ARHS is looking carefully at the issue of concussions, and would like a few parents to join a committee which will review the action plan for concussion Management.


The Amherst Regional High School Yearbooks are in!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 25, 2011 - 9:37pm

It looks to be the best yearbook ever, with a colorful board game theme. Students who bought a book in the fall may pick theirs up Friday after school in the cafeteria. You must show an ID or receipt to pick up your yearbook.


ACTSMART Improv Company - June 2nd

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 25, 2011 - 9:31pm

ACTSMART Improv Company is a pilot project sponsored by LSSE, and founded and directed by Becca Greene-Van Horn. The young company of Middle and High School students uses an array of theater forms to address the issues and concerns of children, youth and teens.


The Mannequin Project

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 25, 2011 - 9:24pm

Come and check out a unique collaboration between the ARHS Art Department, and local business, Zanna's. Zanna's approached the Art Department to have students create original works of art using life size mannequins as their blank canvas.


Beauty and the Beast Jr. June 3rd, 4th and 5th

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 25, 2011 - 9:21pm

Beauty and the Beast Jr. is presented by Starlight Youth Theatre at UMass Bowker Auditorium. The performances are Friday, June 3rd at 7:00, Saturday, June 4th at 2:00 and 7:00 and Sunday, June 5th at 2:00.