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Online math program pilot motivates Herberg Middle School kids

Students learn how to get ahead with IXL math program
06/30/2015 11:02 AM EDT
PITTSFIELD — In addition to reading this summer, Herberg Middle School is putting a renewed emphasis on mathematics. 
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Recess: What to do for the week of June 30
06/30/2015 10:07 AM EDT - Meet ... START SUMMER READING >> The North Adams Public Library will kick off its summer reading program at 6 p. Full Story

'Depot Day' helps spruce up Conte
06/30/2015 10:08 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — On Saturday morning, volunteers from Home Depot's Team Depot crew visited Conte Community School to help beautify the school's front entryway and spruce up its gardens. Full Story

Berkshire IEEE honors STEM research
06/23/2015 11:21 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The Berkshire section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, held its award dinner on May 7, at Zucchini's Restaurant to recognize the winners of the annual STEM research writing contest. Full Story

Recess: What to do for the week of June 23
06/23/2015 11:20 AM EDT - Meet ... ACCESSIBLE HIKE >> The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation's Universal Access program will offer a nature scavenger hunt program at Pittsfield State Forest, in partnership with Stavros Outdoor Access. Full Story

Reid Middle School honors student leaders
06/23/2015 10:28 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — In continuing to highlight student contributions to the city, Reid Middle School staff and the Pittsfield Prevention Partnership of Berkshire United Way honored five eight-grade student leaders earlier this month, with PPP's S. Full Story

The Forum: Scrap metal drive to support 4-H
06/16/2015 11:58 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The Berkshire County 4-H Youth Fair is preparing to celebrate its diamond anniversary later this year, but Berkshire 4-H Club President Henry Cadorette III is looking for donations of metal. Full Story

What to do: Week of June 16
06/16/2015 11:56 AM EDT - Meet ... PLANETARIUM SHOWS >> Free summer shows at the Milham Planetarium at the Old Hopkins Observatory at Williams College in Williamstown begin today, and continue at 8 p. Full Story

'Amazing' book stars Berkshire kids: Local author Ty Allan Jackson's new book launches Friday
06/16/2015 11:57 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — If you ask city-based children's book author Ty Allan Jackson about his latest project, he'll likely tell you it's "amazing." Full Story

2015 Daniel Pearl Scholar: Monument grad moved by the power of music
06/10/2015 07:12 AM EDT - LEE — Though of different lifetimes, this year's Daniel Pearl Berkshire scholar, shares a bond with the scholarship's namesake — love for the violin. Full Story

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