ARHS SEPAC National Disability Awareness Month Campaign

disabilityOctober is National Disability Awareness Month. In an effort to help raise awareness in our community, the Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) created a lawn signs campaign last year. The signs were displayed again this week outside the high school and will be displayed outside other Amherst schools later this month. If you missed the campaign, you can view a slideshow of the presentation here: Awareness Campaign

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ARHS Students Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Competition

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced 16,000 students nationwide as Semifinalists in the 2018 annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  Four Amherst Regional High School students were among those named:  Malcolm J. Blinder, Isaac B. Kupferschmid, Nathaniel B. Roth and Fiona L. Warnick.

The following ARHS students have been named Commended Students in the NMSC Program: Zachary S. Ellis, Aiden R. Foucault Etheridge, Leija A. Helling, Anah G. Hennessy, Emily F. Hu, Nathan Ji, Aleksa F. Kosanovic, Piper D. Lacy, Won-Ho Lee, Neosha G. Narayanan, Vincent M. Rotello, Leif A. Stevens, John T. Swanson, Dylan F. Walter, Aviva S. Weinbaum, Tristan B. Whalen, Joshua M. Wilkinson, Sasha T. Zeidenberg



Three Amherst Regional High School Seniors have been named as Scholars in the 2018 National Hispanic Recognition Program.   They are:  Alvaro L. Borrell, Anah G. Hennessey, and Pablo D. Griswold Morales.

Follow this link for the details and photos.


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Attention Seniors: Financial Aid Workshop

ARHS Financial Aid workshop for Parents and Students: Financial aid experts from Amherst College and UMass will provide substantial information about financial aid
including completing FAFSA and CSS Profile and more.  The event will be held on Wednesday, October 18th at 7PM in the ARHS Cafeteria.
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MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

We are pleased to share that ARHS alum and playwright, Annie Baker, has been awarded a 2017 MacArthur Foundation Grant. Read more about Annie and the other honorees here.

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SEPAC Board Meeting Today

Please see the attached agenda (English and Spanish) for the upcoming October 13, 2017 Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) Meeting.

10-13-17 SEPAC Board Mtg. (English)

10-13-17 SEPAC Board Mtg. (Spanish)

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Bertucci’s Fundraiser to Support the ARHS Music Department

The ARHS Music Department is hosting a Bertucci’s Fundraiser On October 17th from 11:30 am – 10:00 pm, with up to 25% percent of any purchase you make going directly to the ARHS Music Department!

Simply print out this flyer, show it to your server and enjoy a great meal: Bertucci’s ARHS Music Flyer

For more info, please see the Facebook Event at:

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Chorale Lasagna Dinner

lasagna-dinner-salad-dessert-st-john-s-lutheran-restoration-tvljku-clipartCome support the Amherst Regional High School Chorale by eating homemade lasagna and listening to them sing during their annual Lasagna Dinner on October 19th!  Seatings are at 5, 6, and 7 p.m.

Tickets are $6 for students/seniors and $12 for adults. The earlier seatings may come close to selling out; you can reserve your spot by purchasing them in advance at the ARHS Performing Arts Gala or at lunch periods from October 14th-19th.

This year, the money will be used to support ARHS music students on an overnight trip to Washington D.C.

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