The Graphic Blog

As Schools Match Wits wins big

On June 9, on WGBY, the final episode of “As Schools Match Wits” aired, and ARHS took the crown, winning the championship against Northampton High. The team was undefeated all season. “The finals [leading...

Lake Wyola, here comes Fownes

Before coming to Amherst Regional High School, science teacher Jim Fownes was a professor for 22 years. He enjoyed it, and was very successful, enjoying many days spent on research, as well. Dr. Fownes...

Birkenstocks: not just for the hippies

The Birkenstock brand traces its roots to Johann Adam Birkenstock, known as a shoemaker in 1744 by local church archives, in the small village of Langen-Bergheim, Hammersbach, Germany. The company originally started out by...

Heart-healthy: biking to school

Once the weather begins to warm and the streets thaw out, you will begin to see close to 20 bikes locked up to the old rusted rack outside the athletic office. The current school...

Frugal living: what’s the cost?

Every day, students from ARHS stop at Dunkin Donuts or other coffee shops for their fix of delicious caffeine. This is not something I do, mostly because I’m too frugal to drop that much...