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1,002 points and counting...

1,002 points and counting…

Katie Lechton February 16, 2024

23 points was all it took for Senior Scout Spadoni to etch her name into the Amherst history books on Thursday night as the lady Falcons hosted the Manawa Wolves to conclude the regular season. Both teams...

FBLA Qualifies 38 to State Conference

FBLA Qualifies 38 to State Conference

Katie Lechton February 14, 2024

Seventy-three students from Amherst High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter competed at Regionals at Athens High School on Sat., Feb. 3. Members competed against 600 students...

Dance team qualifies for state tournament

Dance team qualifies for state tournament

February 13, 2024

Members of the AHS Dance team qualified for State. Here are some images from the pep rally before they traveled to La Crosse!  

Fishing team claims first ever tourney title

Fishing team claims first ever tourney title

William Van Lannen February 13, 2024

In just the second year since its formation, and despite unseasonably warm and often challenging conditions, the Amherst Fishing Club has emerged as a formidable foe with multiple trophies...

Three Amherst wrestlers advance to sectionals

Three Amherst wrestlers advance to sectionals

February 13, 2024

Regional results - top finishers Ryan Warzynski, 5th place (3-2 overall) Landon Wenzel, 5th place (3-2 overall) *Otto Anglemyer, 4th place (2-2 overall) *Nasiah Holland, 4th place (2-1 overall) *Ephraim...

The American Dream as interpreted by todays AHS students

The American Dream as interpreted by today’s AHS students

December 19, 2023

While reading A Raisin the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, students in English 12 were asked their views regarding the American Dream. Their views are an accurate reflection, I suspect, of students and adults...

Principal Klieforth bows a buck

Principal Klieforth bows a buck

November 21, 2023

This nice buck was taken with a bow, but Amherst High School Principal Mike Klieforth is still hoping to claim a deer during the current gun season.

FFA clothes drive launches Dec. 1

FFA clothes drive launches Dec. 1

November 21, 2023

The FFA winter clothes drive will be held from Dec. 1-20. All clothes can be lightly used, except for socks. Requested clothes include jackets, boots, hats, gloves, snow pants, scarfs, sweatshirts,...

Remember when: Kennedy assassinated 60 years ago

Remember when: Kennedy assassinated 60 years ago

November 21, 2023

The front page of the Nov. 23, 1963, edition of the Milwaukee Sentinel led with this banner headline: KENNEDY SLAIN BY AN ASSASSIN. Sixty years later, many questions remain. According to a recent...

Herbert Herb O. Wolding fondly remembered

Herbert “Herb” O. Wolding fondly remembered

November 20, 2023

Mr. Herbert O. Wolding, 111, of Nelsonville died at his home November 17th, 2023, surrounded by family and friends. Herbert was born in the Town of New Hope on October 15, 1912, the son of Oliver and...

As winter approaches, school construction continues unabated

As winter approaches, school construction continues unabated

Leila Stremkowski November 13, 2023

Staff and students are generally feeling optimistic about overcoming the challenges posed by the $26 million dollar construction project approved by voters last year. The construction at Amherst...

Max Voss medals at state cross country tournament

Max Voss medals at state cross country tournament

October 30, 2023

Senior Max Voss earned the title of Runner-Up (second place), out of 152 competitors, at the Division 2 State Cross Country Meet held Sat., Oct. 28. This is the highest a boy has ever placed for...

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