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How Do You Cook a Turkey?: From the Mouths of...

Each year, the kindergartners in Robin Poirot's class at Hoosac Valley Elementary School offer their estimations on how long it takes to cook a turkey — in sizes ranging from three to 100 pounds. Their Thanksgiving recipes are always amusing and sometimes enlightening, particularly the choices... click for more

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Mount Greylock Making Winter Plans for High School...

On Monday, Athletic Director Lindsey von Holtz proposed a plan to the School Committee for four competitive varsity teams in the upcoming season: boys and girls basketball and boys and girls cross country skiing. click for more

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Mount Greylock 'Snow Days' Will Be Remote Days

On Monday, newly installed Superintendent Jason "Jake" McCandless told the School Committee that he has decided to use snow days for remote learning in the PreK-12 district until after the February vacation. click for more

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Mount Greylock School Committee Again Postpones...

But Business Manager Joe Bergeron informed the committee that despite his best efforts to prod the Boston firm, it sent its proposal to the district just after 2 p.m. on Monday, and the committee agreed it did not have enough time to review the proposal for $44,000. click for more

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Pittsfield Schools Subcommittee OKs Policies on...

The policies are to ensure that these students are receiving proficient education and that they are immediately enrolled upon entering the district. click for more

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Central Berkshire School Switch to Remote Learning

A letter from school and public health officials released on Friday morning pointed to the rising number of COVID-19 cases and surrounding school districts that are going to remote learning status. click for more

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North Adams School Building Committee OKs Ed...

Cote's education profile and design enrollment projections for the proposed school project were approved by the committee. Assistant Superintendent Kimberly Roberts-Morandi said the documents were expected to be submitted to the Massachusetts School Building Authority by the end of the month. click for more

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'Noodle Belts' Allow for Fun Social Distancing at...

Janet Tremblay, who has been teaching Grades 4 and 5 for six years, constructed "noodle belts" for her students to assist with social distancing during recess time. click for more

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Budget Amendment Includes Increase For Rural...

The Rural School Aid grant program helps school districts with low population densities and lower-than-average incomes address fiscal challenges and take steps to improve efficiency. click for more

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BCC Holding Regular COVID-19 Testing for Faculty,...

Every two weeks since the beginning of the semester in September, BCC has offered free testing to any staff, faculty, and on-campus student. This service is volunteer and offered through vendor County Ambulance.

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Pittsfield Schools Remote Food Service Schedule

Because of rising COVID-19 cases in the community, the district announced Nov. 12 that all schools will go fully remote with a planned reinstitution of in-person learning on Dec. 7.

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Drury High Switches to Remote Learning Until After...

Drury High School will go to fully remote learning until after the Thanksgiving holiday after a second individual tested positive for COVID-19.

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BArT Announces First Quarter 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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Update: All Pittsfield Public Schools Transition...

School officials on Wednesday said they have been told there are 104 new COVID-19 cases in the city.

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Pittsfield Not Ready to Close Schools Despite...

The School Department is not considering going back to remote learning despite the sharp rise in COVID-19 over the past few weeks. That includes two cases reported on Tuesday.

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North Adams, Pittsfield Schools Report COVID-19...

There has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 at Drury High School and two cases in the Pittsfield Public Schools.

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Hoosac Valley District Reports First COVID-19 Case

Superintendent Aaron Dean told the school committee Monday that earlier in the day he received an alert of the district's first case of COVID-19 that he said was an isolated case.

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BCC Shines Light on Honors Program

Berkshire Community College is hoping to bring more awareness of its honors program as a path for student achievement.

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North Adams Schools to Go Remote on 'Snow Days'

The arrival of snow over the Berkshires last weekend had the School Committee questioning how the school system would handle the coming winter. Assistant Superintendent Kimberly Roberts-Morandi said the schools would switch to remote learning.

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Pittsfield Schools Report Case of COVID-19

According to a release on Sunday from interim Superintendent Joseph Curtis, the Pittsfield Public Schools were informed Friday evening of the positive test for the novel coronavirus.

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Mount Greylock Regional School Records To Be...

In accordance with state regulations, all temporary cumulative school and health records for students who have graduated from or left Mount Greylock Regional School during the 2012 - 2013 school years will be destroyed on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020.

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St. Stan's Announces First Honor Roll

A student merits High Honors for an average of 93 or higher. A student merits honors for an average between 85 and 92.

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Elfenbein Named to Mount Greylock Regional School...

Lanesborough resident Curtis Elfenbein on Wednesday was appointed to fill two years of an unexpired term on the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee.

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Northern Berkshire Union Schools Report Fairly...

Gabriel Abbott Memorial in Florida, Emma L. Miller and Rowe elementary schools reopened for in-person learning in September; Clarksburg has been operating with a hybrid model, largely because some classes are too large to properly distance within the building.

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BCC Hires New Faculty, Staff

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Berkshire BPW Names Scholarship Recipients

BBPW awarded 22 local women scholarships, totaling $21,000, to help them attain their higher education goals.

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BCC To Offer majority Of Courses As Virtual Or...

The majority of BCC's courses will remain online or in a hybrid education model as the school continues to provide a safe learning environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. BCC’s spring semester begins on Jan. 25, 2021.

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