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Taconic High School Educational Program

Tax Impacts of the Bonding

Taconic High School Today
Built in 1969, the aging building suffers from a number of issues. ...    view more
MSBA Process
The Massachusetts School Building Authority has a delineated process for research, funding and construction of public schools. Once a locally......    view more
Design
THE DESIGN   Working with the MSBA, the project is based on serving 920 students. That accounts for the 750 or so currently attending the......    view more
Auditorium
The design features a gymnasium and auditorium that will be smaller than the current ones. The current gym is much bigger than the state's......    view more
Site Plan
The front of the proposed new school is oriented south, opposite the current school, which will allow it to be built while students are still attending......    view more
First Floor
Shops and common areas would be located on the ground floor. A subcommittee was formed to inventory the current equipment and furniture and as much of......    view more
Second Floor
The clustering feature, which the School Building Needs Commission added back into the plan, is designed to create "academies." The......    view more
Third Floor
The third floor space will mirror the second floor in clustering classrooms. ...    view more
Front & Back
The building would be built around security protocols, eliminating the multiple areas of egress and funneling visitors through the main......    view more
Academics
The project is built around an educational plan the School Committee approved early in the project. McCandless said the idea is to......    view more
Future Expansion
The city was very clear a few years ago that we want two high schools. Superintendent Jason McCandless Should......    view more
Taconic High School Today
Built in 1969, the aging building suffers from a number of issues. view more
Top Stories
Ribbon Cut On New $120.8 Million Taconic High...
Taconic senior Alexandria Carmon went to numerous vocational competitions against schools throughout the state. And it made her jealous. The health technologies program at Taconic had great...   [1 Comment]
Volunteers Build Dugouts At Taconic High...
Most of those who worked on the new Taconic High School live in the area. They coach youth sports or they're volunteer firemen in their communities. As the final pieces come together - with the...   [2 Comments]
Construction Wrapping Up at New Taconic High...
For all intents and purposes, the new Taconic High School building is done. A temporary certificate of occupancy has been granted and administrative staff has been working out of the new $120.8...   [2 Comments]
Final Public Tours Of Taconic High School...
Residents will get one final chance to walk the halls of the current Taconic High School before it meets the wrecking ball. Superintendent Jason McCandless said on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday,...
Taconic Construction: Final Month Before...
In one month, a certification of occupancy will be issued and staff will be allowed into the new $120.8 million to start setting up their offices. But before then, more than 100 tradesmen remain...
Taconic Construction Hits Home Stretch, Plans...
Gilbane Construction is scheduled to finish the new Taconic High School on June 29. From there, a moving company will be contracted to bring all of the equipment being kept at the current school...
Taconic High School Construction: Fixtures and...
Tiling, fixtures, flooring, more tiling, painting, and ceilings. That's what's getting the biggest focus at the new Taconic High School building. The mechanical systems are mostly complete and...   [1 Comment]

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Scott McGuire Jr. scored 20 points, and five Blue Devils...
Berkshire High School Bowling
Berkshire County High School Bowling League on Senior Day.
G Basketball: Mount Greylock...
Delaney Babcock scored 10 points, and the Mount Greylock...
Winterfest 2020
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G Basketball: Pope Francis vs...
Girls Senior Night at McCann Tech on Friday.
G Basketball: Hoosac Valley...
Ahliya Phillips scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds...
B Basketball: Hoosac Valley...
Taconic seniors Isaac Percy and Mohammed Sanogo combined...
Skiing: Multiple teams at...
Jacqueline Wells placed first overall in a time of 23...
G Basketball: Drury vs Mount...
Delaney Babcock scored a game-high 24 points Thursday to...
B Basketball: Franklin Tech...
McCann Tech ran out of gas late as it lost a tight one to...
B Basketball: Pathfinder vs...
Bruce Davis scored 18 points Thursday to lead the McCann...
M Basketball: Westfield State...
Quentin Gittens hit a jumper with one second left in...
W Basketball: Westfield State...
Westfield got 36 points from Melissa Gray as the Owls...
G Basketball: Wahconah vs...
The Wahconah girls basketball team Monday avenged one of...
B Basketball: Wahconah vs...
Huban scored 36 points Monday to lead his team to a 67-54...
G Basketball: Lee vs Drury on...
Lydia Simone and Carina Brown each scored 13 points Monday...
B Basketball: Pittsfield vs...
Scott McGuire Jr. scored 20 points, and five Blue Devils...
Berkshire High School Bowling
Berkshire County High School Bowling League on Senior Day.
G Basketball: Mount Greylock...
Delaney Babcock scored 10 points, and the Mount Greylock...
Winterfest 2020
North Adams held its annual Winterfest on Saturday with...
G Basketball: Pope Francis vs...
Girls Senior Night at McCann Tech on Friday.
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