U.S. Rep. Richard Neal says he will attend Friday's presidential inauguration of Republican Donald Trump.
The Springfield Democrat and staunch Hillary Clinton supporter told students at Hoosac Valley High School on Tuesday morning that while disappointed with the results of the election, he felt it important to be at the transition of power.
Over the past week, Hoosac Valley students have brought in food for the schoolwide Hoosac Cares A Ton food drive to benefit the St. John Paul II Charity Center in Adams.
"It's amazing," Principal Jerimiah Ames said. "The students and their families really stepped up to the opportunity to give something back."
In the past, Hoosac Valley has only done musicals. Boyer said many students are very interested in theater and wanted more options.
"They are very excited and they are really happy to do something different because we have only done musicals here so to have a real play for kids who don't like to sing is great," drama teacher Nicole Boyer said.
There may not be any snow for the cross country skiers, but the Hoosac Valley High School ski and snowboarding club has found luck on higher ground.
For the past three weeks, Hoosac Valley snow enthusiasts have made their way up to Berkshire East in Charlemont.