News

Items Needed at the Survival Center

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 16, 2010 - 7:30pm

Students volunteering at the Amherst Survival Center report that donations of winter coats, hats, boots, gloves, blankets and suitcases are needed. These items can be dropped by the Survival Center M, T, F 11-3 and Thursday 11-7. Thanks for helping!

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Jones Library Needs Volunteers

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 16, 2010 - 7:20pm

Anyone interested in volunteering over their winter break, the Jones Library will be in need of book shelvers. You can volunteer even when school is in session, if you would like. Contact Amy Anaya at the Jones Library, 259-3132.

Coffee with Principal Jackson Today - Friday, Dec 10th noon-1 pm

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 9, 2010 - 9:00am

Join us for a coffee and informal discussion for high school parent/guardians with Principal Jackson today at noon in room 13 at ARHS.

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Seniors: Time to order your Cap & Gown!

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 9, 2010 - 9:00am

Seniors: Cap & Gown measurements wll be taken Thursday 12/9 and Friday 12/10 during all lunches in room 13. Cost is $16.25, payable by cash or a check made out to "University Cap & Gown".

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Two One-Act Plays at ARHS This Weekend 12/9-12/11

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 9, 2010 - 8:59am

Take  two doctors of questionable sanity, a large orchestra, a Russian nesting doll, a political prisoner and a fierce barrista and what do you get?

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Ten9Eight at Amherst College 12/10

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 9, 2010 - 8:58am

In America, a kid drops out of high school every 9 seconds. Imagine if they didn’t.

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Art in Amherst

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 9, 2010 - 8:58am

Shedding Light a dazzling installation by Erika Zekos opens this Saturday, Dec. 11, 6 PM at the Swartz Family Farm.on Rt. 116, Amherst, MA

Come early to see Nancy Winship's Milliken's "Pleiades" up for one more week from the Amherst Biennial the sails in the field by the tobacco shed.

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ARHS Athletic Booster Club Meets Tuesday, 12/14 6pm

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 9, 2010 - 8:57am

Please join the ARHS Booster Club at our next meeting -- TUESDAY, Dec 14 at 6pm @ Upstairs at Amherst Brewing Company. Monte Carlo 2011 planning and committee progress are on the agenda. Contact Kim Stender 549-1202 or Roy Johnson 237-7757 with questions. GO 'CANES!

Nominations Invited for 1st Annual Norma Jean Anderson Award

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 9, 2010 - 8:57am

Members of the Amherst elementary and regional school community are invited to nominate a teacher, administrator or staff member of the schools for the new Dr. Norma Jean Anderson Award.

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Coming Up Next Week

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 9, 2010 - 8:56am

Monday Dec. 13 Concert: Hurricane Singers and Concert choir: 7:30 pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, Dec. 15 Concert: Symphonic Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and Chorale: 7:30 pm, Auditorium

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ARHS 'So You Think You Can Choreograph' 12/16 & 12/17

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 9, 2010 - 8:33am

2011 Faculty Advisors Jason Chow and Tracy Vernon have decided to merge DTE I, II, and Amherst Idol next week. DTE I and II will perform in the dance studio Thursday Dec.

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21st Century After School Program News

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 9, 2010 - 8:16am

ARHS has received a grant which funds a new program at the high school called The 21st Century After School Program. This program focuses on academics and enrichment serving the students of ARHS throughout the school year and summer.

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Thank you to the Teachers for their "give back"

Submitted by Colleen Osten on December 2, 2010 - 10:50pm

Today students do not have school, and the day is listed on the district calendar as Teacher Curriculum/Workday.

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Have Lunch with Principal Jackson - Friday 12/10

Submitted by Anonymous on December 2, 2010 - 10:50pm

Principal Mark JacksonCome on out to the brown bag lunch and informal discussion for parent/ guardians with our Principal on Friday December 10th, noon-1 pm in room 13 at ARHS. 

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Close to $5,000 in Teacher Grants from Stop & Shop Fundraising

Submitted by Kate Troast on December 2, 2010 - 10:49pm

The ARHS PGO has awarded grants totaling almost $5,000 to high school teachers so far this year.

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