Fishing state champ

Winning the Massachusetts state bass fishing championship is an impressive accomplishment and going on to place third in the northern conference makes you a name in the national bass fishing community. But doing all...

Eco-commute

After two months of development, junior Eric Thompson-Martin has designed an app for the purpose of promoting clean transportation, called Ecommute. According to Thompson-Martin it is a “rewards program for people who choose to...

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...

Sports spring fever

The Amherst Hurricanes’ baseball, Ultimate, track and field, softball, lacrosse, and tennis teams are excitedly preparing for the upcoming spring sports season. All have high hopes as the new season offers an opportunity to...

Farewell to the ‘ultimate coach’

The nationally recognized ARHS girls’ Ultimate team will say farewell this year to their coach of seven years, Joshua Nugent. They will be coached by the current assistant coach, Hannah Baranes, starting this March....

‘Canes Nation on fire

Amherst Regional High School’s fan section, also known as ‘Canes Nation, has been filled with devoted fans of various sports since its uprising. The Nation’s main goal is “to have the most lit fan...

Indoor track all-stars

At the beginning of their season, the ARHS boys’ indoor track team had high hopes of winning Western Mass for the sixth year in a row, and then competing in Nationals. Junior Aiden Foucault...

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...

Big season for Amherst puck

The ARHS hockey team won Western Mass last year, and this year they planned on doing it again. “Our goal for this season was to be back-to-back Western Mass champions,” said senior and captain...