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Miss Hall's School Names Business Administrator

Telfer, who brings 28 years of experience as a financial manager to the school, most recently served as chief financial and operating officer at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle, Maine. She also previously served as director of finance and operations at Bridgton Academy in Bridgton, Maine, and as chief... click for more

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Mt. Greylock Students Inducted Into National Honor...

This ceremony honors students who have demonstrated high achievement at school and in the community in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership and service. click for more

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Boston Architectural Firm Will Offer Design Ideas...

The members of the Boston architectural firm were there to get an idea of how to revitalize a path leading from the Brayon Hill Apartments to the school and attached Northern Berkshire Family YMCA. But they were soon engaged in looking at all the possibilities for getting to and from the playground... click for more

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Heating System Repairs Eyed For Reid Middle School

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - A few classrooms at Reid Middle School have been shutdown because of high levels of carbon dioxide. Superintendent Jason McCandless said on Wednesday that recent testing done by the state revealed the issue in several classrooms. He said the elevated levels of carbon dioxide... click for more

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Pittsfield Schools Also Concerned With Government...

North Adams isn't the only municipality worried that the government shutdown could lead to the end of the free lunch and breakfast program. Assistant Superintendent Kristen Behnke reported Wednesday night that the schools have two months worth of savings in the bank account to keep the program... click for more

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Federal Shutdown May Pinch North Adams School...

The School Department's food services rely on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund 97 percent of all of its food programs. Those funds are reimbursed on a monthly basis. click for more

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Adams-Cheshire Preparing Students For State Exams

Superintendent John Vosburgh told the School Committee on Monday night that the high school Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System tests for will take place in March and middle and elementary schools in April. Specific dates will be released in the near future. click for more

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Hoosac Announces Adams Scholarship Recipients

The scholarship is based on the student's high academic achievement on the MCAS exams and is awarded upon acceptance to a participating Massachusetts public institution of higher education, including all four undergraduate campuses of the University of Massachusetts, all nine state universities and... click for more

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Williams Offers Tenure to Six Professors

Promotions will take effect July 1, 2019, for Julie Blackwood, mathematics; Matt Carter, biology; Jessica Fisher, English; Jeffrey Israel, religion; Aparna Kapadia, history; and Anjuli F. Raza Kolb, English and comparative literature.

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Clarksburg Officials United Over School Building...

Local officials are trying to eliminate the fingerpointing over the condition of the elementary school and offer a united front to both the town and state in raising funds to address the 50-year-old structure's many needs.

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Williams Senior Named Schwarzman Scholar

Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one-year masterís program located at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing that aims to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the future. Cash was among more than 2,800 applicants from 38 countries and 119 universities around the world to compete for 147 spots in the class.

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BCC Hires Financial Literacy Coordinator

Berkshire Community College has filled the position of financial literacy coordinator and coordinator of Student activities and also welcomes Eleanore Velez, an admissions counselor and coordinator of the Multicultural Center, back to the college.

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Pittsfield Councilors Look to Honor Financial...

The city will honor its previous commitment to the Berkshire Community College turf field project. But still have some questions about the operations, Particularly, At Large Councilor Earl Persip raised concerns that there is no guarantee that the field will be accessible to the city's youth years into the future and he dislikes that city schools are being charged the same price to rent the facility.

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Stamford-Clarksburg School Merger Effort Selects...

The Interstate School District Committee on Monday voted unanimously to recommend Public Consulting Group of Boston to do the legwork on plans to create the groundbreaking interstate school district.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Considers New...

The trips are both educational and community-building exercises, Principal Joelle Brookner explained, noting that the town's elementary school has had some sort of year-end overnight going back decades and has been going to the Cape for the last 15 years.

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Drury Announces First Quarter Honor Roll

Drury High School has announced its honor roll for the first marking period of the 2018-19 school year.

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Clarksburg Elementary School Announces First...

Clarksburg Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the first trimester of the 2018-19 school year.

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Mount Greylock School Building Committee Presses...

At the latest meeting of the School Building Committee, the panel pressed Turner Construction Vice President Carl Stewart III for a date when the general contractor finally will finish work on the school's auditorium.

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Tyer Meets With Herberg's Future Leaders

How do you handle negativity? That's what seventh-grader Ella asked Mayor Linda Tyer on Monday afternoon. The mayor responded: "I make a choice - and this is important for leadership - to approach my work with an attitude of optimism. If I felt negative about everything, I would just be stuck. I wouldn't be able to think clearly or view my city with a positive lens. What I think is that people in our city work really hard, everyone does their very best, you come to school or parents go

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Adams-Cheshire Committee Approves Amended...

The School Committee unanimously voted Monday to adopt the new agreement that not only lays out changes in the two towns' relationship but would also change the district's name to the Hoosac Valley Regional School District.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Approves Planning...

The latter administrative document, the Superintendent Goals, are part of the standard against which the committee will evaluate Superintendent Kimberley Grady's performance.

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Hoosac Valley Athletes Paint Wall of Recognition

The Student-Athlete Leadership Council have honored local veterans with a mural at Hoosac Valley High School.

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Marino Receives McCann Superintendent's Award

Principal Justin Kratz said the business tech senior from North Adams has a 4.27 grade-point average and is president of the school's Business Professionals of America chapter.

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BArT Seniors Receive John and Abigail Adams...

Recipients of these scholarships, upon acceptance, are entitled to attend any Massachusetts state school tuition-free for up to eight semesters of undergraduate education.

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Williams Senior Named Mitchell Scholar

Sponsored by the U.S.-Ireland Alliance, this nationally competitive scholarship provides recipients a year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Selected from 370 applicants, Goel is the first Williams student to receive this scholarship since the George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program's inaugural class of 2001.

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Miss Hall's Students Chosen for Music Festival

The Miss Hall's students were among those who successfully auditioned in early November to perform in the Senior Festival Concert, which will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan.12 (snow date of Sunday, Jan. 13), at the Fine Arts Center of the University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Home From Afghanistan, Mount Greylock Vice...

Schutz addressed the 120-member class of seventh-graders in a midday meeting in the school's gymnasium, on his third day back after serving a year in the National Guard.

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Student Could Face Charges in Mount Everett Bomb...

School officials say a student responsible for Friday's hoax bomb threat that caused the evacuation and closure of the Mount Everett Regional School campus has been removed from school.

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