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ARHS Spring Semester Final Exam Schedule

Tuesday, June 22, 2021  A-Period Review 9:00-10:25 (85 minutes) B-Period Review 10:30-11:50 (80 minutes) Lunch Lunch 1: 11:55-12:20Lunch 2: 12:25-12:55 C-Period Review 1:00-2:20 (80 minutes) Wednesday, June 23, 2021  A-Period Exam 9:00-10:25 (85 minutes) B-Period Review  10:30-11:10 (40 minutes) C-Period … Continue reading

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ARHS Course Material and Technology Returns

ARHS course materials should be turned in at the teachers’ request or after their last class. They can also return materials from 8-5 on Thurs (6/24) & Fri (6/25). Chromebooks with chargers and cases will also be collected on Thurs (6/24) … Continue reading

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Help Needed- ARHS Staff Appreciation Breakfast

The PGO is hosting a staff appreciation breakfast on the last day of school (June 25) to thank our ARHS staff for their flexibility and hard work during the craziest school year ever. We are looking for a few more … Continue reading

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Fall Sports Registartion Now Open

Fall registration is now open! Please click on the registration links below or go to the athletic webpage to register. Please note, for middle schoolers registering for field hockey or girls soccer you must register under high school registration. For … Continue reading

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June Issue of The Graphic

Please check out the June issue of The Graphic, complete with 17 great new stories by senior writers from the LGBTQ Literature/Journalism combo lit class.http://thegraphic.arps.org/Stories include: examining comfort dog Winston’s role at school, teacher retirees, the return to in-person school, … Continue reading

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New ALPS Offerings

ARHS has three new one-time Alternative Learning Program elective course offerings (Unlike our Chinese, French, Latin, Spanish courses, they will not satisfy world language requirements for colleges).The ALP courses are: The History of Rock’N’Roll-ALP Credits: [2] Prerequisite: None Teacher: Frank Vaissiere This … Continue reading

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ARHS Class of 2021 Athletic College Spotlight

The ARHS Athletic Director has put together a document showcasing the ARHS Seniors who are continuing athletics in college.   Athletic College Spotlight- 2021

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Tour Guides Needed

ARHS is looking for a wide-range of CURRENT 10th and 11th grade students who would be excited to give tours to incoming new students for 3-4 hours one day during the last week of summer break! This is an opportunity … Continue reading

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Student Immunizations Reminder

In accordance with Massachusetts General Law, students are to be immunized as specified by Massachusetts Department of Public Health for school attendance.  The summer is an opportune time to visit your health care provider for any needed immunizations.  Yearly influenza … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars

June 18: Juneteenth Holiday Observed- No School June 19: Juneteenth Holiday June 23 A Perior Final Exam; Half- Day June 24: B and C Period Final Exams; Half Day June 25- Final Exam Make-Ups; Half-Day June 25: Last day of … Continue reading

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Amherst Juneteenth Community Celebration

On Saturday, June 19th 2021, for the first time, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will celebrate Juneteenth as an official state holiday. The Town of Amherst, in partnership with The Civil War Tablet Committee and The Mill District, will celebrate Juneteenth … Continue reading

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Stay Cool in Amherst This Summer

The warm weather is here! Looking to stay cool this summer in Amherst? Take advantage of our three facilities listed below.   Spray Pad at Groff Park – 83 Mill Ln. – Directions Now Open Daily from 7AM-7PM  Free Step lightly … Continue reading

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AEF’s Spring Stars in our School

Is there a teacher or staff member that has made a difference in your child’s life this year? Or do you know someone who is graduating and you would like to say Thank You! to those who helped them along … Continue reading

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AEF Mini Golf Fundraiser!

The Amherst Education Foundation is hosting its first ever Mini-Golf Fundraiser! Join us for a fun event that will also have raffles, trivia and refreshments.  June 27th, 2021 All proceeds will go towards funding valuable education grants to public schools in Amherst, Pelham, Leverett and … Continue reading

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Annual South Amherst July 4th Parade and Celebration

Volunteers needed for annual South Amherst event The annual South Amherst July 4th celebration will be held this year on SATURDAY, July 3. This kid-friendly, family event is held each year on the South Amherst common. We are looking for … Continue reading

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Please donate for the Staff Appreciation Breakfast on June 25

The PGO is hosting a staff appreciation breakfast on the last day of school to thank our ARHS staff for their flexibility and hard work during the craziest school year ever. Please consider making a donation to fund this worthy event … Continue reading

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Graduation Recording Link

If you missed Graduation at Look Park or simply want to see the recording, the ceremony can be viewed here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kT0OCb45f9w; Congradulations to the ARHS Class of 2021!

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Tour Guides Needed

ARHS is looking for a wide-range of CURRENT 10th and 11th grade students who would be excited to give tours to incoming new students for 3-4 hours one day during the last week of summer break! This is an opportunity … Continue reading

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Summer School through Amherst Regional High School

These offerings are in person. GENERAL INFORMATION  DATES: Classes run Monday-Friday beginning Tuesday, July 6th until Friday, July 30th Last day to register: July 2 Offerings and Other Info: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iLYE8HPJiog0fclEY0qV43gkmQyhQEyO/view HOW TO REGISTER: ● Complete Summer Registration Form Summer School Registration … Continue reading

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Portuguese Parent-Child Book Club

We are organizing our 2021 Portuguese Parent-Child Book Club! A Workshop session will be held in June. Can we count on your participation?!Q U E S T I O N S ? E M A I L  Borgesdemacedod@arps.org Estamos organizando … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars

June 18: Juneteenth Holiday Observed- No School June 19: Juneteenth Holiday June 23-25- Final Exam Period; Half-Days June 25: Last day of school; Staff Appreciation Breakfast July 2: Last Day to Register for Summer School July 6: Summer School Begins

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Jones Library Services During their Phased Reopening

Effective Monday, June 14th, the Jones Library building will reopen to the public! Our initial hours will be Monday through Saturday from 1pm to 5pm. The Munson Library and North Amherst Library will continue to offer outdoor holds pick-up only. … Continue reading

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Pelham Players

Looking to do some theater nearby this summer?  Join the Pelham Players! Actors ages 9-18 are welcome in this free program, and kids of all experience levels are encouraged to join. Join us at our outdoor, distanced planning meeting this … Continue reading

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Amherst Juneteenth Community Celebration

On Saturday, June 19th 2021, for the first time, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will celebrate Juneteenth as an official state holiday. The Town of Amherst, in partnership with The Civil War Tablet Committee and The Mill District, will celebrate Juneteenth … Continue reading

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AEF Mini Golf Fundraiser!

The Amherst Education Foundation is hosting its first ever Mini-Golf Fundraiser! Join us for a fun event that will also have raffles, trivia and refreshments.  June 27th, 2021 All proceeds will go towards funding valuable education grants to public schools in Amherst, Pelham, Leverett and … Continue reading

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AEF’s Spring Stars in our School

Is there a teacher or staff member that has made a difference in your child’s life this year? Or do you know someone who is graduating and you would like to say Thank You! to those who helped them along … Continue reading

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ARHS Presents The Sound of Music this Weekend

It’s here!  ARHS presents The Sound of Music – a fully-outdoor live musical theater production, just in time to celebrate the end of the school year. Come check out the work of scores of actors, techies, and musicians that have built this wonderful show … Continue reading

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Staff Appreciation Breakfast 6/25

We know it’s been a long and tough year for students as well as a difficult year for staff and teachers. We would like to show our ARHS  staff how much we value them with an end-of-year teacher appreciation breakfast.  … Continue reading

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Senior Class Elementary School Visit and Car Parade June 8

All seniors are invited to participate in a car parade to celebrate YOU – the Class of 2021 Amherst Regional High School, on Tuesday June 8th at 4PM. Drive yourself, go with your friends or with your family – we … Continue reading

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Outdoor Movie Night for Seniors 6/9

Class of 2021 Parent Volunteers are working to host an outdoor movie for Seniors on Wednesday, June 9th at 8PM. Bring a chair or a blanket, some school friendly snacks and drinks and your friends and celebrate your last night … Continue reading

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Graduation Tickets and Streaming Link

ARHS will hold its graduation at the Look Park  Pines Theatre on Thursday, June 10th at 4PM.  Each student will receive an envelope with 8 tickets at the ice cream social on Friday, June 4th.  If your student needs a … Continue reading

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Teacher Collaborative -Free College Courses this Summer

The Teacher Collaborative is offering FREE College Course Credits! Courses focus on social justice & combating inequality- there is a Humanities course AND a math course available! Each course offers 2 credits from UMASS Boston. Interested? Fill out this form! 

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Amherst Hurricanes Athletics Boosters Meeting

The Next Amherst Hurricanes Athletics Boosters Meeting will be on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 6pm via zoom- the link is below.This will be the last, large meeting of the 2020-2021 school year. IF NOTHING ELSE, please mark your calendars, and save … Continue reading

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Latest Edition of the Minx

The long-awaited, delayed by remote learning issue of the ARHS literary magazine – The Minks – is now available online! Thanks to the writers and visual artists who submitted pieces for this issue.

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Summer Job Opportunity for Juniors and Seniors

Are you a Junior or Senior looking for fun, flexible summer work? During lunch blocks on Thursday and Friday, members of the Town of Amherst’s Public Health Department, who collaborate with our police department, will be recruiting students for their summer Ambassador program. Students can … Continue reading

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Summer School through Amherst Regional High School

These offerings are in person. GENERAL INFORMATION  DATES: Classes run Monday-Friday beginning Tuesday, July 6th until Friday, July 30th Last day to register: July 2 Offerings and Other Info: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iLYE8HPJiog0fclEY0qV43gkmQyhQEyO/view HOW TO REGISTER: ● Complete Summer Registration Form Summer School Registration … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars

June 4-6: ARHS Theater Company Presents the Sound of Music June 4: Last Day for Seniors; Ice Cream Social for Seniors June 7: Senior Class Awards Ceremony 6:30 PM June 8: Senior Elementary School Visits 2:20 PM; Car Parade 4PM … Continue reading

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AEF’s Spring Stars in our School

Is there a teacher or staff member that has made a difference in your child’s life this year? Or do you know someone who is graduating and you would like to say Thank You! to those who helped them along … Continue reading

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AEF Mini Golf Fundraiser!

The Amherst Education Foundation is hosting its first ever Mini-Golf Fundraiser! Join us for a fun event that will also have raffles, trivia and refreshments.  June 27th, 2021 All proceeds will go towards funding valuable education grants to public schools in Amherst, Pelham, Leverett and … Continue reading

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Amherst Juneteenth Community Celebration

On Saturday, June 19th 2021, for the first time, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will celebrate Juneteenth as an official state holiday. The Town of Amherst, in partnership with The Civil War Tablet Committee and The Mill District, will celebrate Juneteenth … Continue reading

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Graduation Help Needed

ARHS is looking for volunteers to help serve lunch, dinner and chaperone the after party on the grounds of Look Park on June 10th. Please consider paying it forward and help make this a special day for the Class of … Continue reading

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Important Info for Seniors

Hello all- You have reached the homestretch!  I am writing today with some exciting updates.  On Saturday, May 29th Northampton will lift all emergency Covid restrictions.  Here is the press release.  This means that we will be holding graduation in … Continue reading

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Attn: Juniors

Teacher Recommendations – TAKE THE PLUNGE. Make sure you check your email and follow the instructions for requesting teacher recommendations THIS week. Don’t fret. Teacher Recommendations are JUST ONE PIECE OF THE ADMISSIONS PIE. Did you have your Life After … Continue reading

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ARHS Theater Company Presents The Sound of Music June 3-5

Join the ARHS Theater Company for their fifth and final production of this wild school year – a fully-outdoor production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music June 3-5.  Staged outside at ARHS, this all-ages show has been produced … Continue reading

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Attn: Students Taking Classes at Amherst College Next School Year

This message is for any ARHS student who plans on taking a class at Amherst College during the 2021-2022 school year. Amherst College is requiring that all ARHS students who want to take a class at Amherst College be fully … Continue reading

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Summer School through Amherst Regional High School

These offerings are in person. GENERAL INFORMATION  DATES: Classes run Monday-Friday beginning Monday, July 5th until Friday, July 30th Last day to register: July 2 Offerings and Other Info: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iLYE8HPJiog0fclEY0qV43gkmQyhQEyO/view HOW TO REGISTER: ● Complete Summer Registration Form Summer School Registration … Continue reading

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AR[T]HS 2021

If you haven’t had the chance make sure to check out AR[T]HS 2021, the annual Amherst Regional High School exhibit of superlative student artwork. Link: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14OU6GiJm2C8aDBuLwp0AQPRFPOg8dRXlaXIuioQBD8E/edit?usp=sharing

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Staff Appreciation Breakfast 6/25

We know it’s been a long and tough year for students as well as a difficult year for staff and teachers. We would like to show our ARHS  staff how much we value them with an end-of-year teacher appreciation breakfast.  … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars

May 31: Memorial Day (No School)  June 1 : Math MCAS Administered June 1-3: Senior Exam Period June 2 : Math MCAS Administered June 3-5: ARHS Theater Company Presents the Sound of Music June 4: Last Day for Seniors; Ice … Continue reading

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Town Hall and Other Buildings Will Reopen June 1st

The Town of Amherst is pleased to announce the reopening of your Town Hall and other municipal buildings to the public on Tuesday, June 1st in alignment with guidance from the State of Massachusetts. Amherst Town Hall will be open … Continue reading

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