The Graphic Blog

Time to listen to “outsider views”

Perhaps the greatest strength of the Amherst school system is its record of encouraging the development of its students into precocious, politically-aware young people, strong in their convictions and uncompromising in their search for...

Hidden Figures: uplifting

Theodore Melfi’s Hidden Figures is an inspiring movie, reconstructing the true story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer), and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), three black female mathematicians who were employed...

Youth Legislation Forum a real hit

On Friday, March 3, 2017, ARHS  hosted its very first Youth Legislative Forum, which was attended by nearly 50 students. The event, a joint effort of AmeriCorps and Dial Self, connected legislators such as...

Amherst diving and swimming champ

At this point in his life, ARHS junior Luca Brashear is accustomed to greatness. He remains undefeated in the diving event in school dual meets and easily qualified for the Western Mass and States...