Amherst Puck: a multi-town winning machine

This year’s hockey season did not disappoint once again, as the Hurricanes made it back to the Western Mass semi-finals and finished with a record of 13-4-3.  Head Coach Micheal Rousseau has had a...

Alpine ski team: work hard, sharpen skills

At ARHS, the alpine ski team is full of hard working, talented athletes. They stand out from other teams, because though they enjoy winning, they focus more on having fun and cultivating a positive...

Fun for all in Adaptive PE

When I visited the all-new Adaptive Physical Education class this past November, I walked into a game of scooter hockey, laughter, and funny competitive banter. The participants quickly confirmed that the upbeat atmosphere was...

Math Nights full of enrichment, joy

Leslie Dougherty, a fourth grade teacher and special education teacher loves teaching math. “In the past two years, I have taught using math stations,” she said. “This allows me to work with small groups...

Midnight cookie cravings, fulfilled!

It’s 12:30 a.m. on a Saturday. You and your friends are craving something sugary, but have no energy to bake and few places are still open. Suddenly, Insomnia Cookies pops into your head. What...

Bear sightings in the area

In the spring of 2019, ARHS senior Zora Dallmann was hiking in the woods near her house with her cousin when she came across a baby bear. Dallmann’s cousin is from Arizona so she...

Speaking out: girls in hockey

As a long-time female hockey player, on mostly male teams, I’ve had a lot of time to consider the topic of sexism in hockey.  From my vantage point, men’s professional hockey teams are heavily...

For the love of golf

Minute by minute, more results were coming in. None of them had beaten his score yet, but Evan Rutherford still had to anxiously wait for the rest of the competitors to finish. Rutherford was...

Can I hit that: the vaping plague

Vaping is a plague. It has successfully morphed itself into being a socially acceptable practice, even heightening one’s popularity levels if done in public. Being easily accessible and addictive, this vile practice has taken...