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).
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!
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
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.
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.
On June 11, Shutesbury will have a community-wide parade and festival as part of this years 250th anniversary celebration.
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 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).
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.
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.
To raise more funds at NO COST TO YOU, we wanted to make you aware of Target's "Take Charge of Education" program.
Congratulations to our Hurricane Singers for being selected as a semi-finalist ensemble WGBY’s Together in Song program.
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.
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:
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.