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Berkshire Country Day School Holds Grade 8 Awards...

Berkshire Country Day School, an independent school for students in preschool through ninth grade, celebrated its seventh- and eighth-graders at an awards and end-of-year closing ceremony held Wednesday, June 13. click for more

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BCC Announces Spring Semester Dean's List

To be eligible for the list, full-time students must have declared a major; completed a minimum of 12 non-repeated, traditionally graded credit hours during the spring semester; and achieved a 3.250 to 3.749 grade point average for honors, or a 3.750 to 4.000 grade point average for high honors click for more

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BArT Announces Fourth 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." click for more

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Pittsfield Schools Considering Future...

The most recent high water mark for enrollment in the Pittsfield Public Schools was 7,000 students in 1996. That number is down to 5,491. Schools like Morningside had 658 students then and now have just 374. Conte had 540 and now has 367. Reid Middle School had 803 students compared to 552... click for more

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Teachers' Union to Mount Greylock: Honor Existing...

Educators in the regional school district are asking the Transition Committee to honor existing contractual wage increase, which officials have decided not to honor as three separate contracts are merged into one. Mount Greylock Educators Association Vice President Marty Walter said the... click for more

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MCLA Welcomes New Leadership

MCLA President James F. Birge said he is thrilled that MacDonald-Dennis, Puc, Williams and Ziomek will fill these important leadership positions on campus. click for more

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BCC Hires New Director of Academic and Career...

Ambriz moved from Nevada to the area in late May. Previously, he was working as an adviser/success coach at the College of Southern Nevada, a position he has held since 2015. Before that, he was an employer relations coordinator and admissions counselor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, from... click for more

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Ready Set Learn Renovating St. Martin's Church...

Ready, Set, Learn is expanding after purchasing and renovating the former St. Martin's Episcopal Church on Dalton Avenue. Owner Melissa Fawcett is moving the business from a residential home on Virginia Avenue to the former church in time for next school year.

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Colegrove Kindergarten Educator Named Kelley...

The Kelley Award is given annually to the educator who most exemplifies the ideal teacher through dedication, teaching skills and understanding of children. Kelley was a longtime educator in the public schools, retiring as the principal of both the former Haskins and Johnson schools.

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Lanesborough Sixth-Graders Have Plan For Berkshire...

The pair had sat down with Assessor Kelly Tolisano, who explained to them that the mall is valued at $19.5 million, resulting in a tax bill of $417,000 — a number that is significantly down from the mall's heyday and one that the current owner routinely falls behind on and then catches up at the last moment.

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College Notes: June 2018

Student Emma Whittum of Williamstown, a junior at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa., studied in Spain during spring 2018 semester. The program she participated in is one of 100 study-abroad programs offered to undergraduates.

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North Adams School Committee Approves FY2019...

The School Committee on Monday approved a $17.7 million budget for fiscal 2019 that is up just under 2 percent from this year. The City Council is expected to approve the school budget Tuesday night as part of the city's overall spending plan for fiscal 2019.

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Retiring Clarksburg Teachers Recognized Like...

Mary Stred and Christina Duval have racked up enough years between them at Clarksburg Elementary School to qualify for a diamond jubilee. So the two retiring teachers were treated like royalty on Monday, complete with tiaras, a black limousine, throngs of admirers lining the roadway, and waves that would impress even the queen.

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Mount Greylock Weighs Dropping April Vacation Week...

Acting on direction from the committee to try to end the school year earlier than this year’s snow day-induced June 25 release, Superintendent Kimberley Grady and her building principals developed a proposal that replaces the traditional week off in April with two long weekends.

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North Adams Superintendent Up for Second...

In other business last week, the committee appointed Boulger and Chairman and Mayor Thomas Bernard to the Shared Services Subcommittee made up of the Northern Berkshire school districts. The creation of this subcommittee came out of the discussions of possibly sharing a superintendent with the Adams-Cheshire Regional School district.

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'Bold' PHS Class of 2018 Ready to Take on the...

Superintendent Jason McCandless doesn't think the PHS class of 2018 is shy. "You are not a shy group, class of 2018. You've never held back your thoughts on your teachers, administrators, or me. The class of 2018 was not shy about emailing the superintendent," McCandless said.

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Taconic High School Awards & Scholarships 2018

The following awards and scholarships were presented to the Taconic High School Class of 2018.

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Last Class Graduates From Original Taconic High...

And about 90 minutes later, the graduates turned their tassels and became the final class to graduate in the same building as so many Braves have in the past. Next year, the students will shift the new school being constructed across the driveway.

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Small School, Big Plans: Lenox Graduates Class of...

Lenox Memorial Middle and High School held its 2018 graduation ceremony at Tanglewood on Sunday.

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Taconic High Names Valedictorian, Salutatorian for...

Taconic High School has named Nathaniel Beaupre and Anthony Arace as the top students for the Class of 2018. Both students will speak at graduation exercises on Sunday, June 10, at 1 p.m. at the school, according to Principal John Vosburgh.

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Mount Greylock Awards & Scholarships 2018

Mount Greylock Regional School presented the following awards and scholarships to the Class of 2018.

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Rooted in Responsibility, Mount Greylock Grads Go...

Grounded in their education from Mount Greylock Regional School, the 80 members of the Class of 2018 received their diplomas on Saturday morning at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' Amsler Campus Center Gymnasium.

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Drury High School Awards & Scholarships 2018

The following awards and scholarships for the Drury High School Class of 2018 were presented at the annual class night on Wednesday, June 6.

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Mount Greylock to Take Budget Request Directly to...

The Mount Greylock Regional School Transition Committee on Thursday decided to take its case to the floor of Lanesborough's town meeting in order to secure the funding it requested from the town. At issue is about $112,000, the figure that Lanesborough's Finance Committee decided to unilaterally cut from the assessment the regional school district made to the town.

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North Adams Elementary Pupils, Storey Publish Book...

Students involved in the after-school community service learning project program gathered at Storey's headquarters on the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art campus on Monday with family, teachers and Storey staff to reveal "The Road to Leadership" that features biographies on known leaders as well as interviews with local and school leaders.

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Drury High Graduates Ready to Make Lemonade Out of...

Bittersweet perhaps, but it was a most definitely joyous night at Drury as the graduates broke out into song and dance and grinned with happiness as they received their diplomas and congratulations from Mayor Thomas Bernard and Superintendent Barbara Malkas.

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Drury High School Names Valedictorian,...

Drury High School has named Cady Aileen Denning and Allison Zoito as the top students for the class of 2018. Both will speak at the graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 7, at 7 p.m. in the high school's gymnasium.

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