Recess: What to do week of Sept. 1

Week of Sept. 1
09/01/2015 08:59 AM EDT
Meet ... BLAFIELD CHILDREN'S CHORUS SEASON >> The Blafield Children's Chorus begins at 10 a. 
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KidZone wraps a summer celebrating the Pittsfield Promise 'Word of the Day'
09/01/2015 09:10 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> What started with a calendar, was celebrated with costumes and culminated in an outdoor spelling bee? Full Story

North Adams Public Schools earn grant from National Endowment for the Arts
09/01/2015 08:59 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded $15,000 to the North Adams Public Schools in support of its ongoing partnership with the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and the one-year exhibition project, "Walk in My Shoes. Full Story

Boys & Girls Club sets up summer camp to keep young minds active
08/25/2015 07:15 AM EDT - RICHMOND — "Summer brain drain" is a common catchphrase that's used to encapsulate what happens to kids when they're not engaged in learning over the summer during the school break. Full Story

The Forum: Berkshire Athenaeum announces Short Story Writing Contest winners
08/25/2015 11:17 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The Berkshire Athenaeum's Children's Library is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Short Story Writing Contest. Full Story

Recess: What to do the week of Aug. 25
08/25/2015 11:16 AM EDT - Meet ... GHOST STORIES >> The Mount Greylock Visitors Center in Lanesborough will host from 7 to 9:30 p. Full Story

The Forum: Drury teacher Stephanie Kopala chosen for AP readings
08/18/2015 09:32 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> Stephanie Kopala, a history teacher at Drury High School, was selected to participate in the College Board's annual Advanced Placement Reading in World History. Full Story

Kids for Harmony: Youth orchestra program expands in North Adams
08/18/2015 11:00 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — As the back-to-school season ramps up, the Kids 4 Harmony program is returning to North Adams Public Schools for its sophomore season. Full Story

Recess: What to do the week of Aug. 18
08/18/2015 09:28 AM EDT - Meet ... TEEN POETRY SLAM >> The Word X Word Festival will at 7 p.m. on Thursday host the "413 Youth Speak Invitational Teen Poetry Slam" at the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield. Full Story

Making summer a splashing success
08/11/2015 06:19 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Being sluggish this summer was not an option for several dozen city middle schoolers involved in the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program. Full Story