Amherst Regional High School (Nova Scotia)

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Amherst Regional High School
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Amherst Regional High School (Nova Scotia)
Coordinates 45°49′50.35″N64°11′21.93″W / 45.8306528°N 64.1894250°W / 45.8306528; -64.1894250 Coordinates: 45°49′50.35″N64°11′21.93″W / 45.8306528°N 64.1894250°W / 45.8306528; -64.1894250
Type Public/Private Partner High school
MottoRex turrim semper vigilat
School board Chignecto-Central
PrincipalAaron Sample [1]
Grades 9 to 12, Returning Graduate
Colour(s)Green and gold   
AthleticsBaseball, Soccer, Golf, Cross Country, Basketball, Track and Field, Slo-Pitch, Table Tennis, Badminton
MascotVictor the Viking

Amherst Regional High School (ARHS) is located in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada. [2] 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.

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