Category: Features

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....

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...