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BArT Seniors Receive John and Abigail Adams...

Recipients of these scholarships, upon acceptance, are entitled to attend any Massachusetts state school tuition-free for up to eight semesters of undergraduate education. click for more

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Williams Senior Named Mitchell Scholar

Sponsored by the U.S.-Ireland Alliance, this nationally competitive scholarship provides recipients a year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Selected from 370 applicants, Goel is the first Williams student to receive... click for more

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Miss Hall's Students Chosen for Music Festival

The Miss Hall's students were among those who successfully auditioned in early November to perform in the Senior Festival Concert, which will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan.12 (snow date of Sunday, Jan. 13), at the Fine Arts Center of the University of Massachusetts Amherst click for more

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Student Could Face Charges in Mount Everett Bomb...

School officials say a student responsible for Friday's hoax bomb threat that caused the evacuation and closure of the Mount Everett Regional School campus has been removed from school. click for more

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Williams College Senior Named Canadian Rhodes...

Worden has been selected to join a class of 100 students from more than 60 countries worldwide to receive this distinguished scholarship to study at Oxford University next year. She is Williams' 39th Rhodes Scholar. click for more

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Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School Announces...

An experienced global educator, Dr. Das has broad teaching, literacy, and leadership experience in primary, secondary, and higher educational settings. Skilled in curriculum alignment and development, and holistic assessment frameworks, she is an international presenter in literacy topics. click for more

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South Berkshire Evacuates Sheffield Campus,...

A potential bomb threat at Mount Everett Regional School has forced the evacuation of the campus and early dismissal of school, according to school officials. click for more

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Pittsfield Hones in On Curbing School Violence

A line in the proverbial sand has been drawn when it comes to school violence. Superintendent Jason McCandless released a video message a little over a week ago saying violence the city's school system will not be tolerated. click for more

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Mount Greylock Announces First Quarter Honor Roll

Students are placed on the honor roll when their quarterly letter grades average a B or better, and when the student receives no grade lower than a B- in all graded classes. click for more

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Eight Graduate From McCann Practical Nursing...

The eight students from the Licensed Practical Nursing Progam bid goodbye to the school and to retiring Program Coordinator Susan Watson during the pinning ceremony.

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Adams-Cheshire Regional to Decide Amended...

He said the draft also covers adding a new community to the district as well as subtracting one. He said it outlines moving from a three-member to a two district but also splitting the two-member district.

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Mount Greylock School Building Committee Decides...

At issue was $154,426 in fees that the district accumulated for the town building department's inspections throughout the life of the $64 million addition/renovation project.

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McCann Tech Considering Drone Program

Reilly said students did aerial mapping of forests and agricultural land. He said the instructor of the program explained how drone pilots can be a huge asset to farmers.

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Berkshire Community College Hires, Promotes Staff

Berkshire Community College has announced a number of changes in personnel at the college.

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BArT Announces First Quarter Honor Roll

Students who earned 80 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "Honors." Students who earned 90 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "High Honors."

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Mount Greylock School Committee Hears MCAS Reports

Lanesborough Elementary School is the only one of the three Mount Greylock Regional School District schools that met its targets in the state evaluations released this fall.

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Drury High Senior Presented With Superintendent's...

Alicandri's motivation, eagerness to accept challenges and high academic standards were recognized on Wednesday when she was presented the Certificate of Academic Excellence. She and her family attended the presentation.

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Williams Professor Named Math Society Fellow

Miller is one of 65 mathematical scientists from around the world to have been named fellows of the AMS for 2019, the program's seventh year.

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Albert Honored With Superintendent Award at Mount...

Whether it be sports, academics, and giving back, Maddison "Maddie" Albert is a leader. That's the Mount Greylock Regional Middle and High School Senior was awarded the Superintendent's Award on Thursday evening. The annual award is given to one top student in the senior class at high schools throughout the state

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Fall Festival Of Shakespeare Celebrates 30 Years

Beginning on Nov. 15, the four-day festival marks the culmination of the nine-week program that places Shakespeare & Company Education Artists in 10 high schools across Berkshire and Columbia counties. During the program, students explore creative thinking, teamwork and Shakespeare as they create a 90-minute fully-produced performance to be shared with their neighboring communities.

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BCC, MCLA Align Community Health Programs

As the population ages, there is a burgeoning need for community health educators. Berkshire Community College and the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has recognized that need and on Tuesday signed an articulation agreement to start training those professionals.

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Miss Hall's School Presents 'Decision Height'

The show opens at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, followed by shows at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11. All performances will take place in the Woods Theater of the Elizabeth Gatchell Klein Arts Center on the Miss Hallís School campus.

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State Releasing Extra Funds to Help Rural Schools

Rural schools will receive additional support this year after Sen. Adam Hinds successfully secured a $1.5 million budget allocation for additional aid. The budget line provides districts below certain incomes and density $100 extra per student. The sparsity aid program helps rural schools with funding struggles keep up with larger schools throughout the state.

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Mount Greylock's Welch Awarded Kapteyn Teaching...

Welch, a popular teacher and for 19 years director of Mount Greylock's spring musical, was chosen from among the pool of public and private secondary teachers in Berkshire and Franklin Counties, the New York counties of Columbia and Dutchess, and Connecticut's Litchfield County.

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Guest Column: We Are Too Great to Hate

There is no room on our campus for any kind of hateful rhetoric or action. As always, messages of hate and vitriolic actions against marginalized groups are not tolerated at MCLA. Our community is "Too Great to Hate."

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Adams-Cheshire Backs Out of School Building...

After a conference call with the Massachusetts School Building Authority on Tuesday, during which representatives from both towns were present, the district agreed to withdraw its consideration for an elementary school project.

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Mount Greylock Regional High School Teacher Wins...

Jeffrey Welch, a social studies teacher at Mount Greylock Regional High School, has been awarded the 10th annual James C. Kapteyn Prize for excellence in teaching. He will receive a $10,000 award for study or travel to enrich his teaching, and the school will receive a $2,000 grant in his name.

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