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Baker Cheers, Challenges BArT Charter Students

"Charter schools give a lot of kids who don't necessarily have that opportunity a shot at it." — Gov. Charlie Baker

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Letter: BArT Example of Charter School Success

BArT had the highest 10th-Grade MCAS proficiency levels of all of Berkshire County on the 2015 English, math and science tests.

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Collaboration Provides Specialized Equipment for Blind Student

The collaboration enabled the purchase of a Braille Sense U2 QWERTY device, which cost $5,800

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BArT's Campus Improvements Paying Off

All the physical changes at the Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School are paying big dividends, school officials say.

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Adams, Mount Greylock District Taxpayers Invited to Three School Forums

The first forum is Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School in Adams.

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Adams Parks Commission Approves BArT Field Usage

"I like to see the children using the fields and I think that they should have access." — Scott Cernik

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BArT Announces Third Trimester 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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Adams Parks Commission Asks BArT for Field Compensation

"There has been no kind of any donation on your part to the town itself, and it seems like you are a freeloaders." &mdash James Fassell

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BArT Graduates Find Their Voices

"Here is my message: Speak up. All you have to do in life is speak up." — Ciera Dowling

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Williams Grant Recipients Show Off Fruits of Their Labor

"We never pretend the students we educate come from nowhere and we invent them." — Adam Falk

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BArT Announces Second Trimester Honor Roll

Academic courses at BArT are aligned with the Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks for the appropriate grade level and include all standards deemed necessary for a complete, college-preparatory, middle and high school education.

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Berkshire Arts & Tech School Unveils New Gym, Cafeteria

"It will come if you put the work in. That's the message we want to give the students." — Pamela Johnson

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BART Announces February Information Sessions, 'Shadow Days'

Shadow days provide students with an opportunity to experience classes alongside current BART students.

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BArT Announces First Trimester Honor Roll

Students who earned 80 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of honors.

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BArT Announces Information Sessions and Shadow Days

Shadow Days provide students with an opportunity to experience classes alongside current BART students.

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Berkshire Arts & Tech School Celebrates Successes

"Just like we encourage our students to climb one mountain and look for another, that's what we do as a school." — Principal April West

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BArT Students Get Lesson in Chocolate, Child Labor

"I think that is amazing that they are trying to get rid of child labor." — Natalie Ellis

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Heavy Field Usage Leaves Charter School on Sidelines

"I don't think I can vote to request the approval of this because we don't seem to have the field space." — Todd Shafer

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BArT Grads Told to Rise Above Failures

"Dare to explore. Dare to make mistakes. Dare to live because you are in charge of your destiny." — Audrey Akissi Aka

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Berkshire Arts & Tech School Breaks Ground on Expansion

"I was looking for a school that really could understand me and help me. That's when I found BArT. — Kyleigh Castagnay

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BArT Gets ZBA OK, But Building Project on Hold

"We are determined to complete this expansion; however, we must complete it within our budget." — Julia Bowen

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BArT Plans OK'd by Conservation Commission

"They need to do something to improve existing conditions, and this does something for that." — Jason Krzanowski

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Adams Civics Club Hears From Students, Legislators

"You have ideas about how to link your generation both with upcoming generations and with generations that have come before you." Sen. Benjamin Downing

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