Students react to new school policies

On March 21, 2022, a fight broke out at ARHS and one student landed in the hospital. A letter Principal Talib Sadiq sent home to parents was republished in the Daily Hampshire Gazette, in...

Hair cast bounces back after COVID shutdown

This year’s musical, Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, featured many lively ensemble numbers in which nearly the entire cast was on stage, singing and dancing together while dressed in beautifully colored hippie clothing....

TikTok helped them choose a college

One thing that doesn’t immediately come to mind when people think of TikTok is choosing a college, but there’s a clear link between the two. As social media platforms such as TikTok grow larger...

Boys’ ultimate takes on the Northeast Classic

The Northeast Classic is a DIII college ultimate Frisbee tournament held in Saratoga Springs, New York. This year, the Classic took place on April 2 and 3, less than two weeks after the ARHS...

Students and staff weigh in on lifting the mask mandate

On February 9, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced that he would lift the school mask mandate, effective February 28. Massachusetts commissioner of education Jeffrey Riley said, “While masking is no longer a statewide requirement,...

Busted track slated for renovation

After over ten years of discussions about replacing the track at ARHS, the Amherst School Committee voted to finally approve it, but pushed off funding the project until at least January 15, 2023, while...

Senior wins coveted Coca-Cola scholarship

This winter, senior Rebekah Hong, got some really good news: she won a coveted $20,000 Coca-Cola scholarship, an achievement-based award given to graduating high school seniors. She competed with 68,000 seniors from across the...

Poetry Club is a slam

Though students at ARHS have been interested in poetry for years, this year they finally have the chance to join a vibrant club devoted to nurturing their love of spoken word. The group formed...

A historic season for the girls’ swim team

This year, the ARHS girls’ swimming team won the state championship for the first time in school history. The historic moment was due to many individuals’ hard work. Some standout performances came from seniors...