Quarantine Diaries

Going into quarantine was quite the surprise for me.  I missed the last week of school before March 13, so I was very out of the loop when it came to even discussing COVID-19....

Quarantine Diaries

March 28, 2020 I want to go back to school so badly. I never realized how much it means to me until now. I’m not ready to never walk back into my school again....

Quarantine Diaries

My initial reaction to finding out about the coronavirus outbreak was utter shock and disbelief.  I remember the moment I knew this pandemic was a serious issue. It was during math class; Ms. Sulikowski...

Quarantine Diaries

Being locked in a house is sad. Not being able to see friends or explore the world. Only seeing spring bloom through the window. My life during the pandemic has been overwhelming, because of social...

Quarantine Diaries

Ever since the world was hit with the pandemic known as COVID-19 or the Coronavirus, followed by a worldwide quarantine, I’ve still managed to be pretty busy. Since I’ve been home, I’ve picked music...

Quarantine Diaries

For the past six weeks everyone in the entire world has been faced with the same challenge. This hiatus from normal life has certainly been a curveball for me, my family, and everyone I...

Casting their first ballots

Not only did the March 3 Super Tuesday election mark a critical point in the Democratic primaries, but also the first opportunity for some ARHS students to vote. Seniors old enough to voice their...

State Seal of Biliteracy awards linguistic proficiency

New to ARHS in 2020 is the Massachusetts State Seal of Biliteracy, an award given to high school graduates who show proficiency in both English and another language. Massachusetts is the 29th state to...

Iverson wins Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award

ARHS English teacher Kristen Iverson was awarded one of this year’s Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards, given by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation of Western Massachusetts. According to the foundation, the award honors “outstanding...

Memory Project: painting portraits with love

The Memory Project Art Exchange is a global art exchange program that connects students and children from all over the world by sharing “handmade, heartfelt” artwork with kids that live in countries that differ...