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UPCOMING EVENTS

Welcome to AMHERST REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

 

  • Chorale TV Special on WGBY: As winners of top honors in the 2014 Together in Song contest, ARHS Chorale will be featured in a half-hour  special on the local public TV station.  “A Together In Song Special: We Sang To The Top” premieres on WGBY on Monday, October 6th at 9:00 pm. 

  • Open House Night on Thursday, October 2: Come to Open House to meet your child's teachers and to learn about the classes he or she is taking.  Doors open at 6:30 pm.  See a schedule for Open House night.

  • Early Release Day on Wednesday, October 22: Once a month the school operates a partial day schedule, to allow time for teachers to work on curriculum and school-wide issues.  New this year: some of the partial days are Early Release Days, while others are Late Arrival Days. Also, all of the partial days are on Wednesday instead of Thursday.   See a list of all late arrival and early release days for the school year, along with the bell schedule for those days.

  • See the presentation from the 9th Grade/New Student Evening Orientation held on Monday, September 8.

  • Incident Reporting: We have established an electronic form for anonymous reporting of any incident that potentially harms the community or members of the community.  The Dean of Students is the immediate recipient of information submitted by the form and has the responsibility to pursue leads and involve the Amherst Police Department, as necessary. To clarify, the dean will not know the identity of those who provide information via the electronic form.

    Reports can also be sent to reportit@arps.org.  Reports sent to this address are not anonymous.

At the broadest level, the model shift distinguishes standard guidance services from crisis services. For the last four years, we have seen annual increases in the number harming ideations and actual instances of self-harming. A persistent challenge of the guidance department has been to address these instances of crisis while, at the same time, maintaining the full range of guidance services intended for the entire student body.


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FeAtURES

ARHS Alum Sings at Fenway Park
Posted on 10/01/2014
Michelle Brooks-Thompson, ARHS Class of 2001, sang the National Anthem at the most recent Yankees-Red Sox game at Fenway Park. She also sang the soul classic "Respect" to retiring Yankee Derek Jeter.  READ MORE...
ARHS Junior Wins Sustainability Award
Posted on 06/23/2014
ARHS Track Stars Compete at Nationals!
Posted on 06/13/2014
Eight members of the Amherst Regional Boys' Track and Field team coached by David Thompson headed to Greensboro, North Carolina, for the New Balance National Outdoor Track and Field Championships from June 13-15.   READ MORE...
ARHS English Teacher Receives Award from Williams College
Posted on 06/09/2014
Sara Barber-Just has been awarded the 2014 Olmstead Prize for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching from Williams College.  READ MORE...
Two ARHS Seniors Awarded Social Justice Scholarships
Posted on 06/06/2014
Camila Carpio and Angela Ononibaku, class of 2014, have been named recipients of this year's Sojourner Truth Scholarships for Social Justice.  READ MORE...
ARHS Art Students Participate in Memory Project 2014
Posted on 06/02/2014
In the Memory Project, art students create portraits for children and teens around the world who have been neglected, orphaned, or disadvantaged  READ MORE...
ARHS Dancers Particpate in Starburst Initiative
Posted on 05/21/2014
Dance teacher Tracy Vernon and 14 ARHS dancers joined other dancers from across the valley to participate in Starburst, an initiative sponsored by the Five College Dance Department.  READ MORE...
ARHS Junior Wins National Latin Award
Posted on 05/20/2014
Drake Niedzielski has received the Maureen O’Donnell Oxford Classical Dictionary Award from the National Latin Exam organization.  READ MORE...
ARHS Chorale Wins WGBY 'Together In Song' Choral Competition
Posted on 04/29/2014
ARHS Chorale will be featured in their very own special on WGBY, after winning the Grand Prize in the "Together in Song" choral competition.  READ MORE...
32 ARHS Students Win Awards from National Latin Exam
Posted on 04/28/2014
The results are in from the National Latin Exam of 2014 and ARHS students have made a strong showing.  READ MORE...
ARHS Alum Wins Coveted Pulitzer Prize in Drama
Posted on 04/15/2014
Annie Baker, class of 1999, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her play The Flick.  READ MORE...
ARHS Vocal Ensembles Three-peat at Statewide Competition
Posted on 04/08/2014
Both Hurricane Singers and Chorale won Gold Medals and Superior Ratings at the 2014 MICCA State Choral Festival .  READ MORE...
ARHS Junior Wins National Art Award
Posted on 03/25/2014
Molly Huber, Amherst Regional High School 11th Grader, has been named a National Gold Medal Winner in Drawing for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards  READ MORE...
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