Boy Scouts Open House

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 5, 2011 - 12:54pm

Come join Boy Scout Troop 500 Amherst to see how Scouting is evolving as it enters its 2nd century. We are having an Open House for prospective scouts and their families Tuesday, May 17 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the South Congregational Church, 1066 Southeast Street, Amherst. Troop 500 has a 50+ year history in Amherst working with school-age boys (grades 5-12).


May 1st - Daffodil 5k Fun Run/Walk for Big Brothers Big Sisters!

Submitted by Kate Troast on April 28, 2011 - 9:47am

Come on out and welcome the spring at the First Annual Daffodil 5k Fun Run/Walk to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County!


Summer Design Pre-College Academy at UMass

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:57am

The UMass Amherst Pre-College Summer Design Academy provides an opportunity for high school students interested in architecture, landscape architecture, urban or interior design the opportunity to experience the profession and see firsthand the kinds of activities that take place in a un


Boston University Summer Pathways Residential Program For Girls

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:53am

BU is hosting Summer Pathways, a one-week, residential program for high school girls who will be juniors or seniors in Sept. 2011 who are interested in math, science, or engineering. This year the program will be held from July 8-15th.


Please Show Your Appreciation of Our Teachers and Staff

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:47am

The Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch will be June 23rd at 11:00 AM. The PGO helps support this event, along with parent/guardian volunteers. We are requesting donations of salads and desserts as well as help with the event itself.


Enter to Participate in the 250th Anniversary Celebration of Shutesbury

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:45am

On June 11, Shutesbury will have a community-wide parade and festival as part of this years 250th anniversary celebration.


UMass Chemistry Show - May 6th, 7:30 PM

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:44am

Chemistry Event at UMASS - ARHS students are invited to attend a special chemistry show, 7:30 p.m., May 6, 2011, UMASS Amherst Integrated Sciences Building, Room 135.


Science Department News

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:39am

Science OlympiadFor the first time, ARHS students competed in the Science Olympiad in March, against 40 other school teams. Each high school can enter only one team (7 seniors and 8 students in grades 9-11).


$2500 Scholarship Opportunity For Short Video Contest

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:35am

Put all those hours of surfing YouTube videos to good use. Encharter is offering a $2500 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior who safely displays the dangers of distracted driving in a short video and earns the most votes on thier Facebook Fan Page.


Parents of Class of 2012 - We Need You!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on April 28, 2011 - 8:25am

We are forming a committee to help plan the graduation ceremony and festivities for next year's graduation class. The committee of parents from the class of 2012 will start the discussion now, and continue to assist in the planning next year.


Target's 'Take Charge of Education Program' ARHS Gets $ at No Cost to You

Submitted by Anonymous on April 28, 2011 - 8:22am

To raise more funds at NO COST TO YOU, we wanted to make you aware of Target's "Take Charge of Education" program.


Hurricane Singers in Semi-Finals in "Together in Song"

Submitted by Anonymous on April 28, 2011 - 7:59am

Congratulations to our Hurricane Singers for being selected as a semi-finalist ensemble WGBY’s Together in Song program.


ARHS Norway Exchange Students Present at US Embassy in Oslo

Submitted by Anonymous on April 28, 2011 - 7:41am

Success in Oslo!! ARHS April Norway Exchange students presented their environmental project to the U.S. Embassy in Oslo; one audience member from a leading Norwegian environmental organization said it was the best presentation of this kind he had seen.


Upcoming ARHS Home Sports Events

Submitted by Anonymous on April 28, 2011 - 7:24am

Fri, April 29:
Girls Varsity Lax vs. South Hadley @ 7
Mon, May 2:
Girls Varsity & JV Softball vs. Chicopee @ 4
Boys Varsity Track vs. Minnechaug, @ 4
Varsity Tennis (Boys & Girls) vs. Brattleboro, @ 4:30
Tues, May 3:


Biology MCAS Prep Sessions

Submitted by Anonymous on April 28, 2011 - 7:22am

Several review sessions will be offered in May to help students prepare for the Biology MCAS that will be given in June. Sessions are sponsored by the 21st Century After School Program, and will be taught by ARHS staff. If your child is a 10th grader who has struggled in Biology or could benefit from extra review, or a student who will be repeating the Bio MCAS, this is a good opportunity.