Recess: What to do the week of June 28

06/28/2016 06:18 AM EDT
Meet ... "Natural History of the Berkshires: A Field Course for Adults and Youth," will run from 8 a. 
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Daniel Pearl scholar Sydney King to pursue journalism
06/28/2016 06:18 AM EDT - LENOX DALE — Sydney King admits she wasn't always a "news person." But it was a humanities class and complementing after-school program that inspired this year's Daniel Pearl Berkshire Scholarship winner to pursue a career in journalism. Full Story

The Forum: 10 students honored in Berkshire IEEE STEM Research Challenge
06/28/2016 06:16 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Berkshire Section honored the 2016 STEM Research Challenge winners during a May 18 awards dinner at Zucchini's Restaurant in Pittsfield. Full Story

America's Battle of the Books celebrated across the Berkshires
06/21/2016 07:12 AM EDT - BECKET — Across the country, students spent thousands of hours reading hundreds of books to prepare for the ultimate end-of-the-year showdown, known as America's Battle of the Books. Full Story

The Forum: Monument's Anna Abrahams earns "Essay of the Year" contest
06/21/2016 06:04 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — Each year the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MaFLA) sponsors three statewide contests: poster, essay and video. Full Story

Recess: What to do the week of June 21
06/21/2016 06:04 AM EDT - Meet ... "Nature at Naumkeag," a nature-based family playgroup, will host two more meetings, from 9:30 to 11 a. Full Story

The Forum: Berkshire BioBlitz to be held Saturday through Sunday at Mount Greylock
06/14/2016 05:57 AM EDT - LANESBOROUGH — In celebration of local biodiversity, Berkshire County's sixth annual BioBlitz. Full Story

Pittsfield elementary school students shine on city-wide school band tour
06/14/2016 05:59 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The nearly 30 students involved in the advanced after school band, conducted by Senta Brodeur for four city elementary schools, recently participated in a five-stop tour, performing for hundreds of classmates, community seniors and complete strangers.

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Recess: What to do the week of June 14
06/14/2016 05:53 AM EDT - Meet ... From 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Mountain Road School in neighboring New Lebanon, N. Full Story

Educational Fair: Crosby Elementary fifth-graders conduct first research projects
06/07/2016 06:35 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — What do Princess Diana and actor Harrison Ford have in common? A history project by Crosby Elementary School fifth-grader Delanee Sweener. Full Story