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!

Student Life & Study Skills Seminars

Submitted by Kate Troast on June 2, 2011 - 8:49pm

Are you concerned about the challenges that your child will face making the transition to college? Student life and study skills seminars are being offered locally this summer to address the issues that your child will face. For more info

Congratulations to this year's recipients of the Amherst Human Rights Award

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 2, 2011 - 8:29am

Several students including Maya Berkman, Ryan Diplock, Ismail Elgadi, Deqa Farah, Kenny On, Darius T.S. Peyton, Victoria Olivia Rapoport, Charlie Reiff, and Amilcar Shabazz, were honored May 21st for Human Rights Award for Amherst. Your dedication is to be commended. Congratulations!

Winners of the 2011 Random Acts of Kindness Raffle

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 2, 2011 - 7:57am

Thank you for your kindness to others!


Check Out Amherst Media

Submitted by Colleen Osten on June 2, 2011 - 7:22am

Amherst Media (your public access station, formerly known as ACTV) offers tremendous opportunities to our community. For a nominal membership fee you can utilize the studio and rent their state of the art equipment.


This Weekend - Annual Student Written Play Festival

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 26, 2011 - 9:36pm

What do you get when you mix two dolphins, one trout, a few woodland fairies and a pair of talking hands? We’re not sure either, but the 26th Annual Student-Written Play Festival will reveal all.


MCAS for 10th Graders Next Week

Submitted by Anonymous on May 26, 2011 - 9:28pm

IMPORTANT MCAS REMINDER: The MCAS Science and Engineering/Technology tests will be given to all 10th grade students next week at 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, June 1 and 2.


Project Backpack 2011 is Underway

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 25, 2011 - 10:09pm

Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools in collaboration with Interfaith Opportunities Network (ION), Amherst Lions Club, Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, Amherst College, UMass and State Representative Ellen Story are proud to announce Project Backpack 2011.


Wind Ensemble Performance - June 1

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 25, 2011 - 10:05pm

The Wind Ensemble will be performing on June 1, at 7:30pm. The recital will take place at Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College

Congratulations Are In Order!

Submitted by Colleen Osten on May 25, 2011 - 9:56pm

Congratulations to our outstanding ARHS athletes! Maya Hart and Tom Suchodolski are the Western Mass Tennis Champions of 2011. The Boys and Girls Ultimate teams won the Eastern States Championship played in Pennyslvania.