PRISM - 21st Century After School Program Presents

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 9:22am

Join us for 3 interactive and engaging workshops at Amherst Regional High School that will help get you thinking about your path beyond high school.


"Basic Rights in Special Education" Workshop - October 24

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 8:55am

The Amherst, Pelham and Amherst Regional Public Schools in collaboration with the Amherst Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is sponsoring its annual "Basic Rights in Special Education" workshop presented by the Federation for Children with Special Needs.The Basic Rights workshop will be held on Monday, October 24, 2011 in the Amherst Regional Middle School Professional Development Center from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.All parents and guardians of students with disabilities are welc


"What's Typical: Understanding Teen Behavior" Workshop Oct. 26th

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 8:48am

Got Teens? Get the facts. Ask the experts in the areas of teen psychology, development, and wellness as they share trends, research, and insights on teens today.

"What's Typical: Understanding Teen Behavior" The first workshop in a series planned by the ARHS School Council for parents and guardians. Wednesday October 26th @ 7:00 PM in the ARHS Library. Join us for a short presentation, Q&A, and refreshments.

Trivia Bee October 27

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 20, 2011 - 8:44am

Come out and have some laughs and support the Amherst Regional Schools at the same time. The Amherst Education Foundation is holding their annual Trivia Bee on October 27th at 7:00pm in the Middle School Auditorium. Teams come in costume, and there is always lots of fun. Free admission!

Progress Reports Now Available on PowerSchool Portal

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 8:39am

Progress Report Grades have been updated and are now available through the PowerSchool Portal. For families without internet access, paper copies will be mailed by Friday, October 21st.If you would like access to the Powerschool Parent Portal, please stop by the main office and bring a photo ID. If you do not have internet access and do not receive a paper copy of your child’s progress report by Monday, October 24th, please contact Mike Thompson at (413) 362-1783.

Upcoming ARHS Home Sports Events

Submitted by Anonymous on October 20, 2011 - 6:25am

Fri. Oct. 21:
4:00 Boys Varsity Soccer vs. East Longmeadow
4:00 Boys JVA Soccer vs. East Longmeadow
4:00 JV Volleyball vs. Minnechaug
5:00 Varsity Football vs. South Hadley
5:00 Varsity Volleyball vs. Minnechaug

Sat. Oct 22:
4:00 Boys JVA Soccer vs. Mt. Greylock
6:00 Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Mt. Greylock **Senior Night**

Mon. Oct 24:
4:00 Varsity Field Hockey vs. East Longmeadow


40th Annual ABC Fall Foliage Walk Tomorrow

Submitted by Anonymous on October 19, 2011 - 7:20pm

Gearing up for our 40th annual 5k Run and Walk on Saturday! This year we will have an official 5k run through the center of Amherst and through Amherst College, and the Norwattuk Rail Trail. The Walk and 5k run is all about community, with family, friends, and neighbors participating. Not only is the Fall Foliage Walk and 5k Run our largest fundraiser, but it has become an Amherst tradition. 9am Registration begins, 10 am 3 mi. Walk starts, 10:30 am 5K run starts.


ARHS School Council Needs a Student Rep.

Submitted by Anonymous on October 19, 2011 - 3:45pm

The ARHS School Council is looking for one dedicated student representative. As a member, you would help advise the principal in development of the budget and the school improvement plan. Meetings are once a month for two hours. See Mr. Jackson for details.

Subscribe & Support "The Graphic" Student Newspaper

Submitted by Kate Troast on October 16, 2011 - 4:28pm

You can purchase a subscription to the student Newspaper "The Graphic" and have it delivered to your home. Any donation over $25 will automatically receive a subscription, and additional subscriptions may be purchased for $10 each. Friends and family in far away places will love to read the news of Amherst Regional High School, and a subscription is a perfect gift for a recent graduate.


Coffee with Principal Mark Jackson - Today @ Noon

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 13, 2011 - 7:30pm

Join us at our first Coffee with Principal Mark Jackson today at noon in Room 13. Our topic is Technology at ARHS. We will get a chance to see some of the technologies in use at ARHS by our students, and a brief tutorial on how we can use Power School to access information about our student's grades and attendance. The coffee hour always allows time for general questions, and is a great opportunity to stay informed about what is happening at the High School.


PSATs - Tomorrow - 7:45am @ ARHS

Submitted by Anonymous on October 13, 2011 - 4:55pm

Good luck!

Moroccan Lunch to Benefit African Scholars Program

Submitted by Anonymous on October 13, 2011 - 4:21pm

On Thursday, October 20th, The Culinary Arts department will launch a series of African lunches to support the African Scholars Program. These lunches will happen the 3rd Thursday of each month. We will be traveling across the African continent to sample a variety of cuisines. On Thursday,October 20th, we will have food from Morocco. Below is the menu:$6.00 per lunch. Lunch will be served in Rm. 127 during all lunches: 10:06-11:36 am. Take out after 11:36 am.


Anti-Bullying Law, a Workshop for Parents and Guardians

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 13, 2011 - 2:55pm

The Amherst Pelham Regional Schools in partnership with the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office invite you to the first of the “Let’s Talk” series. The theme of the evening is An ACT RELATIVE to BULLYING in SCHOOLS: The Law and How It Affects Our Youth. The program will be held October 20th at 7:00 - 8:30 pm in the ARMS Auditorium.  For information please contact Mildred Martinez at or 413-362-1871 

Welding, Video Production Opportunities For Your Students

Submitted by Colleen Osten on October 13, 2011 - 12:02pm

Do you think your kids would like to learn how to weld? Produce their own videos? Get Up Get Down and Video Vanguards are recruiting new members. Youth Action Coalition offers these arts-for-change programs for grades 8-12, allowing youth to explore issues affecting themselves and their communities through art forms such as metal work, murals (GUGD) and video (VV).


Amherst Cinema - This Monday - The Fly

Submitted by Anonymous on October 13, 2011 - 10:58am

Our SCIENCE ON SCREEN Film Series is an unexpected pairing of current, classic, cult and documentary film with lively introductions by notable experts in science, technology and medicine. The second film in this series, The 1986 version of The Fly will be shown this Monday, October 17th @ 7:30.