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

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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Preschool, Kindergarten Registrations Scheduled Around County

Schools can send their information to info@iberkshires.com to be included on this list.

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Adams-Cheshire to Hold Preschool Screening

The purpose of the screening is to identify children who may have substantive needs in speech/language, cognitive/thinking, emotional/social or physical development. Support services are delivered to students in a side by side program with their typical peers.

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North Adams Mulls Moving PreK and Grade 7 Classes

The Finance and Facilities Subcommittee will recommend the School Committee approve reconfiguring grades to move Grade 7 up to the high school. The move to consolidate resources will also relocate the preK program from Johnson School into the elementary schools and add one class.

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Williamstown Elementary Principal Lays Out Priorities

Maintaining staff and reinstating programs cut in the fiscal 2017 budget process are among the priorities of Williamstown Elementary School's principal. Joelle Brookner gave a presentation to the School Committee at its Nov. 30 meeting in an order to help the panel understand the budget numbers it will see this winter when it weighs the FY18 budget.

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United Way Urging State to Help Up Preschool Teaching Salaries

On Thursday, Paula Harris wore a button to work in support of a movement to raise the wages for preschool teachers like herself. The button was from 26 years ago.

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Williams College Adding Capacity to Children's Center

A mini population explosion brought Williams College before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday. The college asked the town to approve a temporary modular addition to the school’s children’s center on Whitman Street.

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Special Ed Preschool Issue Continues to Vex Williamstown School Committee

The special education prekindergarten was the only thing on the minds of the three residents who participated in the public comment portion of Wednesday’s meeting. And, not for the first time, those comments strayed into areas where Caplinger had to admonish residents against levying accusations against individual school personnel or speaking about an individual child's experience in open session.

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