Amherst Regional High School (Nova Scotia)

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Amherst Regional High School
Amherst Regional High School logo.png
Amherst, Nova Scotia
Coordinates 45°49′50.35″N 64°11′21.93″W / 45.8306528°N 64.1894250°W / 45.8306528; -64.1894250Coordinates: 45°49′50.35″N 64°11′21.93″W / 45.8306528°N 64.1894250°W / 45.8306528; -64.1894250
Type Public/Private Partner High school
Motto Nos usus vegrandis genitor
Established 1893
School board Chignecto-Central
Principal Aaron Stubbert
Grades 9 to 12, Returning Graduate
Colour(s) Green and gold         
Athletics Soccer, basketball, track
Mascot Viktor the Viking

Amherst Regional High School (ARHS) is located in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada.[1] The school delivers classes from grade 9 to 12 as well as the Career Exploration Program (CEP) an hosts the largest allocation of NSISP (Nova Scotia International Student Program) students in Nova Scotia.

The first ARHS location opened in 1893 on Spring Street. It closed in 2000 when the "new" Amherst Regional High School opened on Willow Street. The new ARHS was the last of the "Private Partner" schools in Nova Scotia.

The new location includes a regulation high school gymnasium and a 493-seat auditorium.


  1. ^ "Health centre needs support". The Amherst Daily News. 26 June 2008. Retrieved 22 January 2015. 

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