Ninth Grade Science Course Receives Award

Submitted by Anonymous on May 12, 2011 - 11:33am

Amherst Regional High School’s 9th grade Ecology and Environmental Science Course was selected for a Secretary’s Award for Excellence by The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.


ARHS Athletics Hall of Fame Nominations

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 11, 2011 - 9:55pm

ARHS Athletics Hall of Fame selects and honors outstanding athletes, coaches, teams, and supportive individuals who have made significant contributions to the athletic program at Amherst Regional High School.


Ultimate Tag Sale This Weekend

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 11, 2011 - 9:39pm

Please come to the tag sale Saturday, May 14th, on the Amherst Town Common. All proceeds benefit the ARHS boys’ Ultimate teams. From 8 AM - Noon. Come early for the best choice!

Seniors, Get Your Prom Tickets

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 11, 2011 - 9:37pm

Prom tickets will be on sale next week, May 16-20, for $40 at all lunches. YOU MUST HAVE a signed permission slip upon purchase. Extra copies can be picked up in the main office. Please contact Tracy Vernon or Jason Chow if you have any questions!

Join the Class of 2012 Graduation Planning Committee

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 11, 2011 - 9:14pm

We are looking for a group of parent volunteers to start the planning process for next year's graduation. A major focus will be choosing the venue for graduation, and working with the principal to secure funding for the event.


Youth Action Coalition Community Paint Day - May 19

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 11, 2011 - 9:10pm

Get Up Get Down has a new mural in progress! Join the artists in painting on panels that will later be installed on the Amherst Cinema Building. The fun takes place from 3-6 PM at Kendrick Park. Contact for more information.

Congratulations Jets!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 11, 2011 - 9:06pm

Congratulations to a record breaking 71 ARHS students who competed in the2011 JETS Engineering Competition! Our Junior Varsity B team finished 4th place nationally, while our Varsity A and B teams tied for 14th place nationally.


The Amherst Invitational Is Here!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 5, 2011 - 7:47pm

This weekend marks the 20th Anniversary of the Amherst Invitational! Come support your classmates as they compete in the longest running high school ultimate tournament in the country this weekend at ARHS. Finals are on Sunday, Girls at 1:45pm and Boys at 3:30pm. See you there!

ARHS Talent Show: A Fundraiser for Japan

Submitted by Anonymous on May 5, 2011 - 7:46pm

Dear Amherst Community,


Upcoming ARHS Home Sports Events

Submitted by Anonymous on May 5, 2011 - 7:45pm

Fri, May 6:
Boys Baseball JVA/Varisty vs. Minnechaug @ 4
Boys Varsity Lax vs. Longmeadow @ 4
Girls Tennis vs. Longmeadow @ 4:30
Girls JV Lax vs. Brattleboro @ 5
Boys JV Lax vs. Longmeadow @ 5:30
Girls Varsity Lax vs. Brattleboro @ 6:30

Sat/Sun. May 7/8:


Volunteer Recognition Celebration

Submitted by Anonymous on May 5, 2011 - 7:44pm

Superintendent Maria Geryk, District Administration and Principals Cordially Invite All PGO, School Council and Parent Volunteers to attend a Recognition Celebration
Monday, May 23
4 pm-5 pm in the PD Center at ARMS
Light Refreshments will be served


Mark Your Calendars

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 5, 2011 - 7:42pm

May 12 - Late Start

May 12 - Jazzfest - 7:30 pm

May 12 - Coffee with the Superintendent - 7PM ARHS Library

May 15 - Bombazzo - 1pm


Join The Western Mass Saves - Energy Saver Program

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 5, 2011 - 5:07pm

Join the Western Mass Saves energy saver program, and we will link your WMECO account and track your actual energy usage to calculate your monthly savings. You will learn the best ways to save, and create your personalized energy savings plan to reduce your energy usage. You can cash in your savings for rewards, and redeem points at top national and local retailers.


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!