Women’s March historic, inspiring

On January 21, 2017, the day after President Trump’s inauguration, ARHS students joined millions of people worldwide in sending a message to the new administration and to Congress that their voices would be heard....

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...

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....

Accidents

Looking up into the rearview mirror and seeing the red and blue lights is a position nobody wants to be in. Getting into an accident, possibly getting injured, or injuring someone else, is arguably...

ARHS class featured in new book

There are many books written about LGBTQ issues in education, but how many have a leading chapter about the LGBTQ Literature class taught by English teachers Sara Barber-Just and Kristen Iverson? Bard College professor...

Purple pass hassle

ARHS students often complain about having to get purple passes signed by two teachers to do schoolwork during lunch. The rule was put into effect midway through last year. Some students believe that they...

A week full of spirited competition

Spirit Week is a student favorite each year, with competition between classes driving up participation and excitement.  “Spirit Week is fun. I like competing,” senior Andreas Gilpin-Falk said. For junior Margaret O’Connell, the entire...

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...

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...

Sasha Yakub featured on From The Top

In addition to placing first in a national Chinese competition and winning awards at Classics Day for Latin, Alexander “Sasha” Yakub is recognized as one of the most advanced young musicians in the country....

Record-breaking Red Cross Blood Drive

Launched in 2006, the ARHS Community Service Club hosts an annual Red Cross Blood Drive that has gained tremendous popularity and broken records this year. In April, a total of 74 students and 10...