Writing Center an ‘incredible resource’

According to the high school website, the all-new Writing Center located in room 141 is “a place where students can get focused, one-on-one support with writing assignments from any department.” They can also receive...

Aleppo a shattered city

Imagine waking up one morning and finding your whole town in shambles. You are afraid to walk on the streets because of the fear of being bombed. That’s what life is like right now...

Time to take a stand against guns

Columbine, 1999. Virginia Tech, 2007.  Sandy Hook, 2012. San Bernardino, 2015. Pulse Nightclub, 2016. These tragic incidents share one thing in common: they could’ve been prevented by stricter gun control laws. Guns have become...

‘Last Chance U’ a winning show

Do you think you know what it takes to become a professional athlete? The grind and grit that it takes is wildly underestimated. “Last Chance U” is a Netflix documentary series that describes a...

Residents: use less water

Usually Amherst has a good amount of water, but since the summer was very sunny and there wasn’t much rain, a severe drought began to affect our community. Though the water ban was lifted...

Tyrone Bowie

Working in the Academic Achievement Center at ARHS, new staff member Tyrone Bowie Jr. aims to help students with their academics and keep them on track. Mr. Bowie was born in Jenkins, Kentucky, but...

Dan Anderson, ETL

“Never think you’ve figured it all out. Always be open to continuing [your journey],” said new Education Team Leader Dan Anderson, 53, who was born in North Adams, Massachusetts. Mr. Anderson’s important position has...

Welcome, Kelly Koomler

“Experience as much of the world as you can with an open mind and learn as much as you can,” advises Kelly Koomler, who is new to the Pathways to Independence Program at ARHS....

Solutions for lead-laden water

Before the school year started, the ARPS superintendent sent a letter out to all families regarding a voluntary program that our schools participated in to test the levels of lead and copper in our...

Just how hard is skipping school?

The famous “Senior Skip Day” has turned into a little more than just a day. In the past, skipping was seen as “sketchy,” or an act performed by low-achieving students. However, it has become...

Team Sports: a fun break

Mat ball Mondays, Football Fridays, basketball, team handball, and floor hockey are just some of the reasons why ARHS’s Team Sports class is constantly full every trimester. This elective class is taught by Elizabeth...

Goodbye, sweet Danae Marr!

The classroom of English teacher Danae Marr looks like any other room in the building, with the same tiled floors, white walls, metal chairs, and institutional lighting. To combat the stress and boredom evoked...