Najam has been selected to join a class of approximately 100 students from more than 60 countries worldwide to receive this distinguished scholarship to study at Oxford University next year. She is Williams' 40th Rhodes Scholar. click for more
During his time at Williams, Phillips plans to organize public lectures and forums on campus and teach the course Democratic Vistas, a seminar that will focus on the ways in which texts create nuanced representations of democratic ideals and practices, as well as representations of the failures of... click for more
One key issue in deciding Tuesday's question: Does the School Committee want to pull the trigger and install lavatory fixtures in those public restrooms now or build the space and install the plumbing to allow for full restrooms down the road.
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There are five candidates running for three four-year seats on the North Adams School Committee. The incumbents running for re-election are Karen Bond and Tara Jacobs; they are being challenged by Emily Daunis, Robert J. Moulton Jr. and David Sookey III. click for more
Much — but not all — of the opposition to date has centered on the potential adverse impact to the environment and students' health.
The Fin Comm discussion did not touch on those arguments, instead sticking to reasons the field may or may not make sense from a financial standpoint. click for more
Francisco Alicandri, a senior and the student representative on the School Committee, was presented with the Superintendent's Certificate for Academic Excellence on Tuesday. His sister, Vincienza, had earned the same honor last year.
Ruthann Eagen will be responsible for assisting the Berkshire Workforce Board youth director with coordinating strategies to further enhance career readiness systems and programming within the public school systems in Southern Berkshire County.
The reported was shared by Superintendent Jason McCandless at last Wednesday's meeting. School Committee member William Cameron noted that some of the exiting employees were only hired at the beginning of the school year.
After McCandless' evaluation by the School Committee on Wednesday, he confirmed that he is a finalist for the superintendent's position of the Silver Lake Regional School District in Kingston, just north of Plymouth.
Mount Greylock's director of academic technology reported on results of a survey to gauge support for revising the school calendar to consolidate the February and April vacation weeks into a single week off in March.
Although the idea of an artificial turf field is not particularly new for the district, it has generated widespread interest in the community in the months since the School Committee authorized the initial RFP in the spring.
During the 2019 exam administration, 219 students took 392 exams in 21 different subject areas. PHS has the largest AP program in Berkshire County and is also the only local high school offering the College Board's AP Capstone Program.