Welcome, Magistra Cefalo!

Patricia Cefalo is the newest Latin teacher here at ARHS. Her students call her Magistra, which is the Latin word for “teacher.”   Cefalo began studying Latin in high school, then added Ancient Greek to...

Kristie Morrison: surrounded by books

Kristie Morrison never thought she would be back at her own high school after graduating in 2015.  As the new ARHS library paraprofessional, though, that’s exactly where is, and she describes this unlikely return...

Winners of the “six word horror stories” Halloween contest sponsored by the Literary Club

“Why are your eyes glowing?” -Anu Sitaraman “ARHS makes Jack a dull boy.” -Innis Gallagher “Seconds later, the barricades fell apart.” -Schuyler Mann “The floorboards creaked. I live alone.” -Katherine Leonard “The dead man winked at...

Welcome, incoming Principal Gene Jones!

Incoming ARHS Principal Gene Jones has “always enjoyed working with kids.” Mr. Jones was born and raised in Virginia, in a “multi-generational house.” His close-knit family emphasized supporting each other. “My great grandmother, my...

Pedro Mendez, restoring justice

ARHS has a new face attached to its restorative justice program, Pedro Mendez, whom you might have seen greeting students at the door in the morning, along with Stephen Bechtold.  Mr. Mendez was hired...

Mr. Blatner ready to paddle on

After 15 years of teaching at ARHS, William Blatner, math teacher, former civil engineer, and avid whitewater paddler, is retiring at the end of the year. Mr. Blatner grew up in western New York....