April 15, 2021 | 12:32PM
The Hoosac Valley Regional School Committee this week ratified a new memorandum of understanding with the teachers' union regarding the resumption of in-class learning.
April 01, 2021 | 02:24AM
Grades 1 through 5 will return to school Monday, April 5, for full five-day in-person learning. Grades 8 through 12 will return on April 26.
March 14, 2021 | 01:49PM
Superintendent Aaron Dean told the School Committee on Monday that his team is working quickly toward shifting from hybrid learning to full in-person learning on April 5, as required by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
February 09, 2021 | 04:11AM
The committee voted Monday to ask Superintendent Aaron Dean to open negotiations with the teachers union to propose the creation of a panel that would have the ability to vote to reopen schools for in-person learning.
February 05, 2021 | 11:58AM
Superintendents from the two school districts released letters to families and staff Friday morning indicating that their respective schools will remain in mostly fully remote learning models.
January 29, 2021 | 04:05AM
The vote by the Hoosac Valley Regional School Committee came after hearing from parents at a special meeting on Thursday about the difficulties their children and families were having because of fully remote learning.
January 08, 2021 | 11:35AM
Superintendent Aaron Dean released a newsletter to families Friday morning indicating that the district will go fully remote starting Monday, Jan. 11.
December 18, 2020 | 01:02PM
Adams' case numbers of the novel coronavirus have been fairly low over the past seven months. However, like much of state, it's seen its handful of positive grow ove the past month.
October 09, 2020 | 12:07PM
Superintendent Aaron Dean told the School Committee on Monday that Grades 1 through 4 and Grade 8 have returned to school in the hybrid model.
August 04, 2020 | 04:36PM
The Hoosac Valley Regional School District is expected to eliminate the full in-person education model from its plans for reopening.
April 22, 2020 | 01:07AM
The Hoosac Valley Regional School Committee has accepted a $20.1 million budget for fiscal 2021 that will mean the loss of 20 positions.
February 27, 2020 | 04:01AM
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.
January 09, 2020 | 03:54AM
After reviewing decreasing school choice numbers Monday, Superintendent Aaron Dean said he has been in communication with Savoy about possibly including its middle school-age children.
November 25, 2019 | 01:39AM
The plan is split into four objectives: curriculum and instruction, teaching all students, family and community engagement, and professional culture. Dean said these objectives were informed by district administrators.
October 16, 2019 | 01:17AM
There has been frequent turnover in the position lately. Dean is the third person to hold the top education post in as many years but says he's in for the long haul.
October 11, 2019 | 04:02AM
Standardized test results were a mixed bag for the Hoosac Valley Regional School and although there was some progress, the district was penalized because of incomplete data.
October 08, 2019 | 02:27AM
School Committee member Michael Mucci told the committee Monday that the district will make some substantial security upgrades before the close of the year through grant funds.
August 30, 2019 | 03:48AM
The Adams-Cheshire Regional School Committee has approved new Superintendent Aaron Dean's contract.
August 19, 2019 | 10:17PM
After brief discussion at its regular meeting Monday, the School Committee unanimously voted to hire the principal of Pittsfield's Crosby Elementary School as the district's new top administrator.
August 16, 2019 | 03:59AM
The full committee on Thursday interviewed superintendent candidates Aaron Dean, principal of Pittsfield's Crosby Elementary School, and Beth Choquette, principal of Northampton's Bridge Street School. Both have previously worked for Adams-Cheshire.
August 14, 2019 | 05:59PM
Only two candidates will be interviewed Thursday for the Adams Cheshire Regional School District superintendent position with candidate Martin McEvoy withdrawing his name from consideration.
August 02, 2019 | 02:35AM
The superintendent search committee greenlighted Berkshires County residents Beth Choquette, Aaron Dean, and Martin McEvoy for finalist interviews.
July 05, 2019 | 01:58AM
Al Skrocki, who retired from the district in 2012, has been tapped by the Hoosac Valley Regional School District as its interim superintendent.