Meczywor, who did a ride-along with the Northern Berkshire EMS last week, started taking her EMT course several months ago. She explained the course was more work than she anticipated, but support from the administration and others at the high school made it a lot easier.
Kareh and Scholz, who spend the summer tending the Hoosac Valley Community Garden through a work-study, were in for quite the surprise Friday when Principal Colleen Byrd handed over two signed Devin McCourty jerseys and tickets to Sunday's game at Gillette Stadium against the New York Jets.
Wojcik said he got the idea after seeing a video featuring another Hurricane alumna, Kailynne Frederick, who participated in a similar project with her teammates on the Norwich University women's basketball team.
In the weeks leading up to school closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hoosac Valley was ramping up its composting program. Teacher and program organizer Lindsay McGinnis had her eyes set on the spring.