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10th Annual 'Get BArT Smart' Fundraiser Scheduled

Get BART Smart pits teams of four to six people against one another in fevered battles of trivia and SAT questions. Teams follow a "school-day schedule" and travel from classroom to classroom throughout the evening.

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BArT Hosting 'Shadow Days'

Attending a Shadow Day provides students with an opportunity to experience classes alongside current BArT students. Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling BART Enrollment Counselor Monique Nottke at 413-743-7311 (ext. 732) or by emailing her at monique.nottke@bartcharter.org.

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Eleven BArT Scholars Receive John and Abigail Adams Scholarship

Recipients of these scholarships, upon acceptance, are entitled to attend any Massachusetts state school tuition free.

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

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BArT Blows Its Own Horn at Breakfast

Julia Bowen told a crowd at the school’s annual Fall Breakfast that the politicking around Question 2 on Tuesday’s ballot has included repetition of misconceptions about charter schools that do not apply to the Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School.

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Founding Director Bowen Leaving BArT at End of School Year

The founding director of Berkshire Arts & Technology Public Charter School will leave at the end of the school year. Julia Bowen informed the BArT community by email on Wednesday afternoon that she was departing after 13 years guiding the region's first and only charter school.

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BArT Announces Upcoming 'Shadow Day'

While interested students participate in BART's classes, parents and guardians are invited to take a tour of the school.

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BArT 'Harvests' Hundredth Graduate

The "A" in BArT stands for "Arts." But for a few moments at Saturday morning's commencement exercises, it sounded like the charter public school was an aggie school. Assistant Principal and science teacher Miles Wheat picked just the right metaphor for the day.

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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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