Want to go to the NE Patriots/Dallas Cowboys game?

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 15, 2011 - 12:10pm

Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce 8th Annual Golf Tournament is having a NE Patriots Tickets Raffle. This is one you will want to get in on! There are only 200 tickets being sold.


Who'da Funk It - Iron Horse June 30th

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 15, 2011 - 11:59am

"Who'da Funk It?", this year's Battle of the Bands winners, consists of Emma Sevene, Nina Kent, Deja Carr, and Bess Hepner. The band was also the 1st place winners at the Tri-County Fair's battle of the bands in September.


New Farmer's Market in Amherst

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 15, 2011 - 11:43am

Kendrick Park is the new home to a weekly Farmer's Market every Wednesday from 2pm - 7pm. The market opened this week and will run until the Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving.


Whole Children Benefit Concert June 21st @ Calvin

Submitted by Anonymous on June 15, 2011 - 9:25am

J Mascis, ARHS class of ’83, will be playing with his band Dinosaur a benefit concert for Whole Children, this coming Tuesday, June 21st, at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton.


The Parent News

Submitted by Margot on June 11, 2011 - 9:53am


We wanted to take a moment from our regularly scheduled broadcast for a message from our sponsors.

The Parent News (this newsletter and website - is an information service provided by volunteer ARHS parents as part of the ARHS Parent Guardian Organization (PGO). We get stories sent in to us by many members of the community (please send us more, so we don't have to keep digging up the dirt!) and we reach out and research information that is squirreled away in different places. Here is our mission:



Submitted by Anonymous on June 9, 2011 - 11:53am

Come cheer on our Hurricanes this Saturday as they compete for the Western Mass Championships:
Girls Tennis - Western Mass final match on Saturday at 2:30 vs. Longmeadow at Ludlow High School (rain location is Ludlow Country Club)


AR[T]HS, an exhibit of this year's outstanding student artwork runs June 8th - 20th

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 8, 2011 - 10:20pm

The Art Department at Amherst Regional High School is proud to present AR[T]HS, an exhibit of outstanding student artwork from the 2010-2011 academic year.


Congratulations to this year's recipients of the Social Justice Scholarship

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 8, 2011 - 9:16pm

The Sojourner Truth Memorial Statue Committee recognized three ARHS seniors with its Social Justice Scholarship on Sunday, May 29, 2011. Emma Ayres, Deqa Farah, and Victoria Elena Olivia Rapport were recognized for their promotion and commitment to social justice.


Want to give a meaningful gift to your child's teacher?

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 8, 2011 - 5:22am

Amherst Education Foundation's end of the year "Thank a Teacher" opportunity is here. Give a meaningful gift to your child's teacher that shows how much you care and support them in the important job they do.


21st Century After School Program News

Submitted by Kate Troast on June 8, 2011 - 5:16am

The 21st Century After School program P.R.I.S.M. (Programs Involving
Student's Minds) is currently registering students for their Community
Based/Experiential Learning Summer Program that will run from July 6th to


Mark Your Calendars

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 7, 2011 - 9:47pm

Class of 2011 Graduation! - Fri, June 10th, 6 PM at the Mullins Center, UMass

Symphony Band & Philharmonia: Tues, June 14th, 7:30 PM ARHS Auditorium


Amherst Community History Mural

Submitted by Kate Troast on June 7, 2011 - 8:45pm

Have you seen the fantastic mural depicting Amherst's history on the wall alongside West Cemetery near the high school on Triangle Street?


An Evening of Dance and Music in Support of Japan

Submitted by Kate Troast on June 4, 2011 - 9:46pm

Please join Amherst's Nataraj Dance Company in support of Japanese artists affected by the recent earthquake. Dancers include 4th grade teacher Monica Bhowmik and even a few Fort River students!


Free Edible Wild Plants Walks This Weekend

Submitted by Kate Troast on June 4, 2011 - 9:42pm

The ARHS School community is invited to attend any of the following free edible wild plants walks this weekend:Friday, June 10 at 6:30 PM: Warner Farm / Mike's Maze, 23 South Main St. in Sunderland (sponsored by the Sunderland Cultural Council).


Countdown for Class of 2011!

Submitted by Kate Troast on June 2, 2011 - 9:26pm

Last day of classes for Seniors: Friday, June 3

Pick Up Caps and Gowns: Friday, June 3 during lunch

Ice Cream Social: E Period, June 3 

Senior Dinner: Monday, June 6