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  


TONIGHT! IMPACT: Dance Theatre Ensemble Spring Concert

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 2, 2011 - 9:26pm

Attention Dance Fans!! DTE’s new concert of student designed choreography opens Friday June 3rd and is also performed on Saturday June 4th at 7:30 in the auditorium. ’IMPACT’ is the title of the show and is going to be AMAZING. Tickets available at lunches and at the door. Students $5 and adults $7. Bring a friend. Come get inspired. Don't miss this performance.


Senior Dance Showcase - June 7

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 2, 2011 - 9:25pm

The Senior Dance Showcase will be exceptional this year due to the overwhelming number of talented senior choreographers and dancers. We have watched them over the last four years, and will certainly miss their inspiring energy.


Third straight gold medal in triple jump for junior Tchuijo Nkamebo!

Submitted by Kate Troast on June 2, 2011 - 9:21pm

ARHS junior Tchuijo Nkamebo won the the triple jump event at Saturday's Western Massachusetts Track and Field Championships at Westfield State University for the third straight year. He set a personal record with a distance of 47 feet, 3.5 inches. Congratulations Tchuijo!