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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." click for more

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Williams Professor Named Math Society Fellow

Miller is one of 65 mathematical scientists from around the world to have been named fellows of the AMS for 2019, the program's seventh year. click for more

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Miss Hall's School Presents 'Decision Height'

The show opens at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, followed by shows at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11. All performances will take place in the Woods Theater of the Elizabeth Gatchell Klein Arts Center on the Miss Hallís School campus. click for more

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State Releasing Extra Funds to Help Rural Schools

Rural schools will receive additional support this year after Sen. Adam Hinds successfully secured a $1.5 million budget allocation for additional aid. The budget line provides districts below certain incomes and density $100 extra per student. The sparsity aid program helps rural schools with... click for more

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Mount Greylock's Welch Awarded Kapteyn Teaching...

Welch, a popular teacher and for 19 years director of Mount Greylock's spring musical, was chosen from among the pool of public and private secondary teachers in Berkshire and Franklin Counties, the New York counties of Columbia and Dutchess, and Connecticut's Litchfield County. click for more

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Guest Column: We Are Too Great to Hate

There is no room on our campus for any kind of hateful rhetoric or action. As always, messages of hate and vitriolic actions against marginalized groups are not tolerated at MCLA. Our community is "Too Great to Hate." click for more

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Adams-Cheshire Backs Out of School Building...

After a conference call with the Massachusetts School Building Authority on Tuesday, during which representatives from both towns were present, the district agreed to withdraw its consideration for an elementary school project. click for more

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Mount Greylock Regional High School Teacher Wins...

Jeffrey Welch, a social studies teacher at Mount Greylock Regional High School, has been awarded the 10th annual James C. Kapteyn Prize for excellence in teaching. He will receive a $10,000 award for study or travel to enrich his teaching, and the school will receive a $2,000 grant in his name. click for more

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Adams-Cheshire Principals Share Positive MCAS...

Overall, the district received a rating of 59 percent "partially meeting targets" which translates into not requiring "assistance or intervention." click for more

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Lanesborough Couple's Efforts...

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Cheshire Officials Against Funding Hoosac Valley...

Selectman Robert Ciskowski last week shared his notes with the board from a recent tour of the former C.T. Plunkett School in Adams with representatives of the Massachusetts School Building Authority.

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Drury Students Help Teach Third-Graders About...

A presentation about healthy eating can include a PowerPoint presentation, crafts, music and flossing. Not the kind of flossing you do to protect your teeth ó though that is important too.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Hears about School...

The Transition Committee, which governs the newly expanded region through the Nov. 6 election, at its October meeting heard presentations from the principals at Lanesborough Elementary, Williamstown Elementary and the middle-high school about each building's School Improvement Plan.

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MCLA, General Dynamics Demonstrate STEM...

Massachusetts' economy relies heavily on jobs in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math. About 17 percent of all jobs in the commonwealth are related to STEM ó a third higher than the national average.

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Treasurer Goldberg Pushes College Savings Program...

Nearly all of Reid Middle School's eighth graders could raise their hand when asked if they remember being in fourth grade. "That was not that long ago and yet here you are, 8th graders," Superintendent Jason McCandless said to the class on Friday.

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Ribbon Cut On New $120.8 Million Taconic High...

Taconic senior Alexandria Carmon went to numerous vocational competitions against schools throughout the state. And it made her jealous. The health technologies program at Taconic had great teachers. It was a great program. But the other schools had better technology. They had a better environment to practice their trades.

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BCC Honors Academic Achievement at Upcoming...

Each honored student ranks in the top 5 percent of the college with a grade point average of 3.75 or better in courses totaling at least 12 credits.

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Lee Middle and High School Announces New National...

Prospective members are vetted by a faculty council based on criteria of scholarship, leadership, service and character.

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Accreditors to Visit BCC's Nursing Program...

BCC's nursing program will be reviewed for accreditation during a site visit on Wednesday. Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing is holding a visit, which includes a public forum, on the accreditation process. ACEN has a full day scheduled including from 1:45 until 2:45 hearing from the public any questions, opinions, or concerns about the program.

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Adams-Cheshire Pleased With New MCAS Test Scores

Superintendent John Vosburgh told the School Committee on Monday that the district has received a rating of 59 percent "partially meeting targets" that means although there is much work to do, the district rating with the state is improving.

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Mount Greylock Building Committee Nixes Overflow...

At issue was a patch of land currently occupied by trailers related to the $64 million building project. As construction winds down, construction manager Turner Construction plans to remove the trailers and return the land to its natural state.

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McCann Does Well on MCAS; Skills Chapters Update...

The problem is the school has been high achieving for some time so evaluations based on advancing students is more difficult because of the high number of proficient student.

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Victor, Dumigan Presented Pittsfield Schools...

The two received the Massachusetts Association of Superintendents Certificates of Excellence Wednesday night. One student from each high school wins the prestigious award annually and this year Taconic's Victor and PHS's Dumigan are the recipients.

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BCC Names Interim Director of Nursing

Christine Martin is taking over as head of the nursing program at BCC. Berkshire Community College named Martin the interim director of nursing on Thursday. The appointment comes a month after former director Tochi Urbani resigned from the position in the midst of trouble with the program's accreditation.

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Williamstown Town Manager, School Building...

At issue is about $154,000 billed to the regional school district for permitting. In fact, the town is owed about $295,000, based on its standard permit fee schedule, but about half of that has been passed through to subcontractors on the school building project.

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Adams Officials Wary of New School Project

There was some uncertainty on the board's part that building a new elementary school would be the best solution.

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Berkshire Education Task Force Developing Models...

Now, it's hoping to offer pathways to school officials as they decide whether and how far to proceed toward the task force's solution of a single countywide school district.

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Clarksburg Principal Looks to Spend More Time in...

Her goal is to spend at least 30 percent of her week, or about 1 1/2 days, in classrooms. Instead of working around meetings, the first thing in her calendar will be classroom time and everything else will fall around that.

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Gabriel Abbott School Starts Off School Year With...

The children had a good handle on the different components of the game, readily answering questions about the aspects making up the bingo card. It's not surprising because the bullying prevention program has been part of their curriculum since kindergarten.

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Clarksburg School Making Slow Progress on Repairs

But the building still needs significant repairs and updates to meet current code including complying with the federal American With Disabilities Act. A preliminary estimate done during the feasibility study had a cost of $4 million to address priority projects that included the removal of asbestos.

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