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
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
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
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
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.
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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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