Jones excited to lead ARHS

New principal Gene Jones said that his first two months at the helm have been “very smooth” and that he’s excited about what the remainder of his first year will bring. “I am honored....

A historic, undefeated season

A storm was brewing in Western Mass. this fall, and it wasn’t anything Pioneer Valley pigskin fans expected. The Amherst Regional High School football team came for all the Massachusetts Division 5 hardware, and...

Let’s talk impeachment

On July 25, President Donald Trump called Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to discuss U.S. military aid in Ukraine.  A memo later released by the White House hinted at a “favor” Trump had asked of...

ARHS grad opens banh-mi restaurant

Omi Omy, a great new Vietnamese restaurant currently in the Big Y plaza in Amherst Massachusetts, is run by ARHS grad (class of 2000) and father Chuong Son, who hails from Vietnam.  Son described...

Bringing love to the AAC

Chantelle Brigham-McMillan, new to ARHS last year, is an always-friendly face in the Academic Achievement Center.  Brigham-McMillan, who lives in Northfield and drives an hour to work every day, is an Americorps/Dial Self employee...

Athletic Director Victoria Stewart

This summer, Rich Ferro resigned as the ARHS and ARMS athletic director, a position he’d held since 2012, and took on his former role as a science teacher at ARMS. Luckily, ARHS, UMass Amherst,...

Deidre Cuffee-Gray brings a new vision

Myra Ross left big shoes to fill when she retired after 20 years of college counseling, but ARHS lucked out with a vibrant, experienced, and multi-talented new college and career advisor, Deidre Cuffee-Gray.  Cuffee-Gray...

Chemistry: cooler as you go

Evan Mahnken is enjoying his new home in Amherst. “I like it out here, I really do,” said Mahnken. “I like the idea of living where my commute to work could be ten minutes.” ...

Azrilyan honored to teach here

Between finding her Intentional Living community in Shutesbury, being close to her friends and family in Boston and New York City, and landing her brand new ELL teaching job at ARHS, Alla Azrilyan gushed...

Lopez bringing youth together

There’s a new ELL teacher at ARHS this year, Ms. Stephani Lopez.  “I love being an ELL teacher at ARHS because the students in my classes come from so many different countries,” said Lopez. ...

Welcome, Mr. Grandin!

Philip Grandin, also known as Mr. Grandin to his students, is a new math teacher  at ARHS. He teaches Algebra to mostly ninth and tenth graders and geometry to a mix of 9-11 graders....