Class of 2012 Yearbooks & Recognition Ads

Submitted by Kate Troast on September 29, 2011 - 3:16pm

Yearbook order forms and recognition ad order forms have been sent to the families of seniors. In case you miss the mail, here's is a link to download the forms from the ARHS website:  Yearbooks cost $65 until October 28 and then the price increases to $70. Yearbooks sold in the spring are $75. If you have any questions you can contact Lee Larcheveque at or 362-1579.

Annual Boys Soccer Car Wash-Bake Sale TOMORROW October 1st

Submitted by Anonymous on September 29, 2011 - 2:30pm

Amherst High Boys Soccer Annual Car Wash-Bake Sale Fundraiser will be held TOMORROW, Saturday, October 1st at Ren's Moble Station. Located on N. Pleasant Street from 10:00AM-3:00PM


Submitted by Anonymous on September 29, 2011 - 2:03pm

Congratulations to Natalia Ciesielska, ARHS junior and recipient of the ACTR Russian Scholar Laureate Award 2011. Each fall the American Councilof Teachers of Russian recognizes approximately 45 high school juniors and seniors for their achievements in Russian language studies.


Boy Scouts Open House - Oct. 4th

Submitted by Colleen Osten on September 29, 2011 - 9:38am

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, October 4 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 6-12).


Go 'Canes!

Submitted by Anonymous on September 29, 2011 - 8:44am

Let's show some school spirit!Check out the ARHS Home Sports Schedule:

Fri. Sept. 30th:
4:00PM Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Ludlow
4:00PM Girls JV Soccer vs. Ludlow
4:00PM JV Volleyball vs. Chicopee
5:00PM Varsity Volleyball vs. Chicopee
7:00PM Varsity Football vs. Holyoke

Mon. Oct. 3rd:
4:00PM Varsity Field Hockey vs. Greenfield
5:30PM JV Field Hockey vs. Greenfield


PRISM - 21st Century After School Program Enrolling Now

Submitted by Anonymous on September 29, 2011 - 8:33am

PRISM (Programs Involving Student's Minds) a 21st Century After School Program is currently enrolling students for session I. PRISM is a FREE after school program open to all ARHS students that offers academic support and high quality enrichment programs. PRISM operates Monday - Thursday from


ARHS Nordic Ski Team Meeting 10/11

Submitted by Anonymous on September 29, 2011 - 8:06am

Nordic SkiingAs the days are getting shorter, it is easy to dread the approach of the darkness of winter. But, for those of us getting ready for the next ARHS Nordic (cross-country) ski season, there is excitement and anticipation in the air. Our kids will be outside this winter, getting great exercise, gliding through beautifully frozen woods.  We can not only watch and cheer, but will have the opportunity to cross-country ski or snow shoe ourselves.


SAT Test Prep

Submitted by Anonymous on September 29, 2011 - 8:05am

The SAT Prep class offered through LSSE will begin on Tuesday, October 11. Math will meet on Tuesdays in room 204, and the reading comprehension and writing will meet on Thursdays in room 171. Space is still available. If you would like to enroll, contact the LSSE.

Sign Up Online for SAFE HOMES at ARHS

Submitted by Colleen Osten on September 29, 2011 - 7:59am

Sign up online for the Amherst Regional SAFE HOMES Program!


Mark Your Calendars

Submitted by Anonymous on September 29, 2011 - 7:42am


Oct 3rd - PSAT Payment Due to Guidance Office

Oct. 13 - Late Start Day

Oct. 13 - College Admission Night - A panel presentation by admissions officials from several colleges- 7:00 pm ARHS cafeteria

Oct 14th - Coffee with Principal Mark Jackson: Noon, Room 13 - Technology for parents and students at ARHS


ARHS Students Named in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program

Submitted by Colleen Osten on September 22, 2011 - 8:38pm

This week officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced 16,000 students nationwide as Semifinalists in the 57th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Six Amherst Regional High School students were among those named. They are: Jessie Chasan-Taber, Samuel Duncan, Dorian Elgers-Lo, Kathleen Fownes, Solomon Goldstein-Rose and Indra Kumar.


Submitted by Colleen Osten on September 22, 2011 - 7:43pm

Carson Marshall '12 has been named concertmaster for Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra. A multi-year All-State violinist, Max has been a leader in the ARHS orchestra throughout high school. Congrats!

Guatamala Study Abroad Program

Submitted by Colleen Osten on September 22, 2011 - 7:42pm

The Guatemala Study Abroad program is still accepting applications. We plan to travel to Antigua, Guatemala for 11-12 days in February during winter break. The program includes language study at Academia Colonial and volunteer work at Los Patojos, an after-school program. For more information contact ARHS Spanish teachers Sara Marruffo( or Eva Piccozzi (

A Weekend Events Guide for Aging Parents of Teens

Submitted by Baer Tierkel on September 22, 2011 - 12:01pm


25th Annual Apple Harvest Festival and Crafts Fair TOMORROW

Submitted by Anonymous on September 22, 2011 - 6:11am

Rain or shine event. The Apple Harvest Festival and Crafts Fair is a re-creation of an old fashioned New England community Fair coupled with the presentation of professional artisan crafts. Great crafters and vendors, great food, live performances, children's activities including pony rides and petting zoo. From 10-4 PM on our beautiful town common.