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Pittsfield School Committee Updated on Beginning of School Year

There are 520 pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students in the district. On the other side of the spectrum, there are 1,632 high school students and 400 career and technical education students.

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Adams-Cheshire District Reports Successful Start of School Year

Dean told the School Committee on Monday that despite the change in leadership this summer, the school year has commenced with few hiccups.

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Pittsfield Public Schools Set Opening Dates for 2019-20

The Pittsfield Public Schools will open Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, with individual grades operating according to the following schedule.

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McCann Ready to Start New School Year With a Few Changes

The McCann School Committee met Thursday night in North Adams for what will be the last meeting of the year before students report in a week.

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Pittsfield Schools to End 'Welcoming Day' For Grades 6 & 9

The long-standing tradition of "welcome days" is coming to an end in the schools after the state cited the district for not providing enough class time for all students. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education performed a coordinated program review last year and found that the practice of bringing incoming sixth graders and ninth graders in a day earlier to get acclimated to their new schools meant that the other students were falling short of the required 180 days of learning.

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Adams-Cheshire Reports Successful First Week of School

Adams-Cheshire Regional School District students went back to school Wednesday, Aug. 29, and Vosburgh told the School Committee on Monday that there was plenty of enthusiasm among the students.

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Pittsfield Starts Another School Year

Elected officials, firefighters, police officers, and community members stood in rows outside of each elementary school Wednesday morning with arms stretched out to give each student a high five. School is back.

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North Adams School Committee OKs Calendar

The School Committee on Tuesday approved a school calendar for 2018-19 that begins after the Labor Day weekend, with a Sept. 4 start for kindergarten through Grade 8 and Sept. 5 for Grades 9-12. Drury High School graduation is June 6 and the last school day on Friday, June 21.

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