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Q&A: Wahconah High Teacher to Participate in NASA...

Wahconah Regional High School science teacher David Dahari is looking out of this world to get some real world experience. click for more

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The Show Went on at Hoosac Valley High School

When Hoosac Valley says the show must go on, the school means it. Coronavirus or not. click for more

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Member of Williams Community — Now in...

The person, who was not named, is self-isolating at home in another state, the email said. click for more

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Pittsfield Public Schools Anticipate Serving 1,000...

He believed that the system will "eclipse" 1,000 meals served on Thursday. The school system has 12 schools and more than 5,000 students enrolled. click for more

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Mount Greylock Sends Budget With Slightly Smaller...

Just days before the district was forced to close its schools' doors to students because of concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, school officials presented the budget at a lightly attended hearing in the meeting room of the middle-high school. click for more

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Mount Greylock Schools Working to Keep Kids Fed...

Dozens of youngsters in the Mount Greylock Regional School District were brown bagging it on Tuesday. But instead of bringing their lunch to school, they were getting a "grab-and-go" lunch from school courtesy of the district's food service staff. click for more

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Some Local School Districts Set Up 'Grab & Go'...

The North Adams Public Schools initially set up locations for "grab and go" meals on Monday at Colegrove Park and Brayton elementary schools. That will be expanded to Mohawk Forest Apartments and Greylock Valley Apartments on Tuesday to accommodate parents and caregivers that may not be able to... click for more

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Berkshire County Schools Closing for Two Weeks

Schools across Berkshire County will be closed for the next two weeks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. click for more

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Mount Greylock Building Project Achieves LEED...

The council's approval of the project's sustainable elements ensures the district 2 percentage points on its reimbursement from the Massachusetts School Building Authority. click for more

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Williams Shuts Down...

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Mount Greylock Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll

Students are placed on the honor roll when their quarterly letter grades average a B or better, and when the student receives no grade lower than a B minue in all graded classes.

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Pittsfield Schools Remain Open for Now

Superintendent Jason McCandless gave the School Committee an update Wednesday on how the novel coronavirus is being addressed within the schools and said he did not think closing the schools would benefit the city.

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Hoosac Valley Schools Monitoring Coronavirus...

Superintendent Aaron Dean told the School Committee on Monday that he plans to use common sense in regards to COVID-19 and does not want to overreact as long as the district is in a low-risk state.

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Local Colleges Make Changes to Address Coronavirus...

College President Maud Mandel, in a communique sent out Wednesday morning to the college community, said in-person classes will Friday and students will be dismissed for spring break on Saturday -- a week earlier than planned. The campus will close to students and remote learning will begin on Monday, April 6.

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Hoosac Valley May Eliminate 22 Positions to Keep...

The $20,100,111 spending plan presented Monday by Superintendent Aaron Dean represents only a $625 increase over fiscal 2020.

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Clarksburg Closes Public Buildings in Wake of...

The decision was made Sunday during an emergency meeting of the Board of Health, Select Board and School Committee members, said Select Board Chairman Ronald Boucher.

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Pipe Failure Causes 'Significant Flooding' in...

A "T-joint" failed in the wall between the Guidance Suite and first-floor bathrooms located near the gymnasium, causing the water to flow upward and shower through the ceiling tiles into the Guidance Suite and bathrooms.

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Hoosac Valley Announces First Quarter Honor Roll

Hoosac Valley High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 school year.

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Williams Physics Professor Named a 2020 Cottrell...

This three-year, $100,000 award will enable Kealhofer to further her lab's research on phonon dynamics in two-dimensional materials and to integrate primary literature into the first-year physics curriculum.

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McCann Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll

McCann Technical School has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

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Mount Greylock Proposes Smaller Budget to...

Finance Committee Chairwoman Jodi-Lee Szczepaniak Locke was impressed by the inclusion of all levels of the administration in the process.

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Drury High Seeing Increased Participation in...

Drury has gone from offering four Advanced Placement courses to 13 and added on two college-level courses; from 35 seats in these courses filled in 2010 to 276 seats in 2020.

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MCLA Spring Theatre Season Kicks Off With...

"Topdog/Underdog" opens on Friday, March 6, with additional shows on March 7, 10, 11, and 12. All performances begin at 8 p.m. There will be additional matinee performances at 2 p.m. on March 7 and 8. A talk-back with Creech and the cast will be held after the March 8 matinee performance. General admission tickets are $15.

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Mount Greylock, WES Principals Refute Social Media...

The principals of Williamstown Elementary School and Mount Greylock Regional School on Thursday stepped forward to refute claims on social media regarding their respective decisions to step down from their current positions.

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Hoosac Valley Braces for Potential Budget Cuts to...

Superintendent Aaron Dean said he is having ongoing discussions with his administrative team and is working through different budget scenarios that he will present to the towns.

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Mt. Greylock Regional School to Present 'Anything...

Mount Greylock Regional School students in grades seven through 12 will perform the musical comedy "Anything Goes' on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27, 28 and 29, at 7 p.m. in the school’s auditorium at 1781 Cold Spring Road.

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Williams College Senior Senior Receives Luce...

Each year, between 15 and 18 college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals are chosen for this recognition, which provides funding, language training, and professional placement for college seniors and young professionals interested in working in Asian countries.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Chair Vacates Post

Chairman Dan Caplinger on Friday informed the district's superintendent and his colleagues on the committee that he is stepping down from the elected office "effective immediately."

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Mount Greylock Likely to Stay with Winter/Spring...

Superintendent Kimberley Grady last week presented a tentative 2020-21 academic calendar to the School Committee for its consideration.

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College Notes: January & February 2020

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