The Guidance Office will be organizing 3 Random Acts of Kindness Weeks this year, one each term. All school staff and faculty will receive tickets which they can distribute to students they witness doing something that contributes positively to the high school climate. Examples include standing up for another student, picking up trash in the hallway, helping others in class, etc.
The ARHS School Council is sponsoring a series of four parent/guardian workshops.
Career Conversations is an exciting new ARHS program developed through a partnership between the ARHS PGO, the ARHS Guidance Department, and the ARHS Experiential Education program. The goal of Career Conversations is to give students an up-close look at a variety of careers.
The ARHS International Students Club pot-luck Thanksgiving celebration will be the evening of Wednesday, November 10.
Amherst’s “Not to Miss” Fall Event! The annual AEF Trivia Bee takes place October 28th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in the Amherst Middle School Auditorium. Under the direction of Ellen Story, 30 teams will vie for bragging rights to be “Trivia Bee Champion”. The evening will include refreshments, lots of trivia and laughs. Admission is free with donations to AEF welcome.
Join the CANDLELIGHT VIGIL on Wed., October 20th from 6:30-7PM on the Amherst Common. Everyone is welcome, bring yourself and a candle.
Did you know? 79% of Amherst Regional teens report that their family has clear rules about substance use.* And research shows that clear family guidelines about drugs and alcohol are an important part of preventing teen use.
Is your teen new to the high school and unclear about what after-school activities are offered? Do you want to know more about the after-school clubs at ARHS so that you can help them figure it out?
The 9th grade Adventure Challenge class has been working together on teamwork, communication, cooperation and goal setting since the start of the trimester. To reward their hard work and dedication to one another they are going to the ropes course on the Notch, Tuesday October 19th.
Congratulations to the golf team for qualifying for the WMASS Championship, taking place October 18.
Welcome new subscribers to the ARHS PGO Newsletter! The Newsletter is sent out once a week on Friday mornings, chock full of helpful information for you to stay connected with all aspects of ARHS. This is a parent led effort, and we encourage your input.
It was great to see everyone last night at the Open House. Aside from getting lost in the hallways, it was a very productive evening and I came away wishing I could attend most of my student's classes! We would like to thank you for taking the time to give us your Stop & Shop card numbers, and appreciate the generous donations made for the After School Clubs.
Please join ARHS for a four-part series of conversations about raising teenagers. These evenings are designed to increase our understanding of adolescents, address our caregiving anxieties, and help us all negotiate the teen years more effectively.
The ARHS Performing Arts Department is proud to kick off the 2010-2011 performance calendar with the October Arts Gala - featuring performances by the ARHS Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Orchestra, Philharmonia, Hurricane Singers, Chorale, Jazz Wor