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UPDATED: Preschool, Kindergarten Registrations...

All students, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness, have equal access to the general education program and the full range of any occupational, vocational programs offered by public school districts. click for more

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Williams College Announces Four Recipients of...

The recipients are Katherine D. Nuzzo, a chemistry teacher at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, Conn.; Lois Sauberlich, an English teacher at Wrightstown High School in Wrightstown, Wis.; Brian Sheehy, a history teacher at North Andover High School in North Andover, Mass.; and Nickolas T. Wilson,... click for more

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Chang-Chavkin Scholar Program Awards BArT Student

Named after Arnie Chavkin and Laura Chang, the founders and funders, the program helps first-generation college-bound students attend college and succeed. click for more

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Pittsfield High Announces Class Speakers & Top 10

Mary Hines, president of the Pittsfield High School class of 2020, will speak at the PHS' virtual graduation ceremony on Sunday, June 7. The event will be aired by Pittsfield Community Television at 1 p.m. click for more

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Summer Celebration in Drury High Graduation Plans

Drury High School graduates will be getting their diplomas via a car parade on June 11 but school officials confirmed there will be a celebration later this summer. click for more

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Mount Greylock's Williams Gift Keeps on Giving ......

More than three years, countless hours by several committees and thousands of dollars worth of professional planning have been spent developing plans to apply the proceeds of the gift, given in early 2016 to help the district pay for things not covered under the Massachusetts School Building... click for more

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North Adams Schools Preparing for Dire Budget Cuts

The School Department is preparing three scenarios for budget reductions in anticipation of expected cuts in state education aid because of the COVID-19 pandemic. click for more

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Pittsfield High Schools Set June 7 for Virtual...

And, if conditions improve enough from the novel coronavirus pandemic, Superintendent Jason McCandless hopes to present diplomas to the class of 2020 in person on July 18. click for more

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Nine Williams College Seniors Win Fellowships to...

The seven seniors awarded the Herchel Smith Fellowship are Tania Calle, Nicholas Goldrosen, Grace Kromm, Jake Rinaldi, Crispin Jay (CJ) Salapare, Suiyi Tang and Meklit Tesfaye. Joseph Moore was awarded the Martin-Wilson Fellowship, and Emmie Hine was awarded the Donovan-Moody Fellowship. click for more

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No One Injured in...

No injuries were reported...

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Hundreds Gather in North...

Nearly 300 community members...

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Pizzeria to Open in Former...

The board approved license...

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North Adams City Council...

The City Council on Tuesday...

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Crane Stationery Leaving...

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Williamstown Seeks Feedback...

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MCLA Innovation & Entrepreneurship Challenge...

The finalists, all seniors who pitched their business ideas via video, were David Flight, Kimberly Granito and Sierra Lamonde. The students were coached through a series of deliverables ó determining the solution to the problem, developing a budget and business plan as the roadmap for the project or business, and presenting before a panel of judges.

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North County High Schools Make Graduation Plans

The administrations at four schools in North County have come up with ways they think will adhere to state guidelines to ensure graduates safety from the novel coronavirus.

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BCC Graduates Recognized in Remote Commencement

Any other year, the graduates of Berkshire Community College and their friends and families would be filling The Shed at Tanglewood in Lenox. But instead of taking the stage, speakers stood alone in front of a backdrop. And instead of being handed their certificates and diplomas, the more than 200 graduates' names were read as their pictures were shown.

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Local Schools Receive Olmsted Grants from Williams...

Williams College has awarded the 2020 Bicentennial Olmsted Awards for Faculty and Curricular Development to nine area schools.

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Williamstown Elementary, Mount Greylock Principals...

Faced with two strong contenders or a single principal position, the Mount Greylock Regional School District hired them both.

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Williamstown Student Recognized in Letters About...

Sabine's letter was recognized as an Honors letter in the Level 1 category.

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Study: Interstate School Merger Beneficial But...

The report by Public Consulting Group looks at a broad range of factors and challenges in such a merger and comes to the conclusion it can be beneficial to both towns if "done thoughtfully."

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iBerkshiresTV: Vocational Teaching in an Online...

Host Jeffrey Snoonian speaks with McCann Technical School's Principal Justin Kratz, IT instructor Perry Burdick and carpentry instructor Patrick Ryan.

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College Leaders Talk about Lessons Learned from...

Higher education is learning lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic that it will inform their operations long after the crisis has passed, a group of top administrators agreed on Friday.

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County's Colleges Train Workers for Post-Pandemic...

Johnathan Butler led the hourlong conversation, which focused largely on how colleges are adapting to the current closure of their physical campuses and making plans for the fall 2020 semester.

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Pittsfield School Committee Accepts Fiscal 2021...

he School Committee has accepted a fiscal 2021 budget that is level funded at $65,113,700 but fears further reductions in Chapter 70 could cause more cuts.

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Mount Greylock School District Narrows School...

Generally, the administration asked that the committee cut back from the 13 choice slots that the committee discussed earlier this year.

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Clarksburg, Stamford Officials Holding School...

The Interstate Merger Committee and Clarksburg and Stamford, Vt., officials will hold an update Thursday at 6 p.m. on the proposed school merger.

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Pittsfielders Asked to Light Up Neighborhoods...

Teacher Heather McNeice said teachers and administrators have been busy finding creative ways to celebrate the class of 2020 in place of typical events put on hold during the pandemic.

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'Remote Learning' More of a Challenge in Remote...

But for kids in rural districts, going back to school could mean getting in the backseat of the family car.

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National High School Federation Offers Guidance on...

One thing was clear from the report: The medical experts at the national federation do not expect the pandemic to magically come to end before the start of fall sports.

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Cheshire Resident Awarded Scholarship from...

Wojcik, a student at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, was one of 37 students selected to receive a scholarship from the Educational Foundationís 2020 Scholarship Program. 

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Berkshire Community College Holding Virtual...

Berkshire Community College will hold its 60th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 29, via broadcast on Pittsfield Community Television at 4:30 p.m.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Rejects...

Without taking a vote on the matter at its regular monthly meeting, it was clear from the comments that four members of the seven-person committee do not believe concerns about the value of the remainder of a $5 million capital gift from Williams College are enough to hold off on the field decision.

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