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Student Art Show: At Becket Washington, it's art gone wild!

Becket Arts Center hosts fourth-annual student art show
05/25/2015 11:09 PM EDT
BECKET — The 2015 Becket Arts Center season has opened with a 21st-century art show, powered by nature education. 
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The Forum: Money-wise Muddy Brook students honored
05/25/2015 01:33 PM EDT - On Wednesday, May 20, Muddy Brook Elementary School fourth-graders Marti Cunningham, Maisy Seckler (first place regional winners) and Leo Kavanaugh and Julian Beadell (second place) of Great Barrington were recognized for their investment success at SIFMA's Stock Market Game award ceremony in Boston, at the Boston Globe. Full Story

RECESS: What to do for the Week of May 26
05/25/2015 01:32 PM EDT - Meet ... TEEN CENTER BENEFIT >> Northern Berkshire Community Coalition's UNITY Youth Leadership Program will host a fundraiser from 6 to 9 p. Full Story

Creating a haven for arts education: Berkshire Country Day School expands its studio arts program
05/19/2015 11:36 AM EDT - STOCKBRIDGE — From hallway art to classroom sculpture, a cappella arrangements to original theater, Berkshire Country Day School students have more pathways than ever to explore artistic expression. Full Story

World Premiere: 'Little Dickens' debuts at LMMHS
05/19/2015 11:32 AM EDT - LENOX >> The 34 students in the drama class at Lenox Memorial Middle and High School have created and will perform on Thursday an original stage work based on characters from the novels and stories of Charles Dickens. Full Story

RECESS: What to do during the Week of May 19
05/19/2015 11:30 AM EDT - Meet ... PARENTING WORKSHOPS >> Certified human behavior specialist Jeanine Fitzgerald will present from 6:30 to 8 p. Full Story

Three Lee High grads are 'Army Strong': Wildcat alums bond through ROTC
05/12/2015 10:27 AM EDT - AMHERST >> Ashley Smith, John Kastrinakis and Alex Lindsay never hung out together at Lee Middle and High School, but after four years of becoming "Army Strong" at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the three have forged an everlasting bond. Full Story

Artists wanted for 'Hundred-Year Journey': College Club hosts juried art show
05/12/2015 10:29 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The College Club, in partnership with Berkshire Community College, invites artists to submit paintings for a juried art show as part of the College Club's Centennial Celebration. Full Story

Recess: What to do the week of May 12
05/12/2015 10:29 AM EDT - Meet ... IEP WORKSHOP >> The Federation for Children with Special Needs is conducting from 6 to 8 p. Full Story

Cheshire Elementary students, staff send letters to sports teams for school funds
05/05/2015 10:48 AM EDT - CHESHIRE — This will probably be a lesson they'll never forget. Last week, all 236 students and Cheshire Elementary School's nearly 50 faculty and staff members used their literacy block periods to write letters of appeal for school improvement funds.

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Family returns found dog tags to veteran's relatives

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Basil Robinson's relatives have his military dog tags back after a family found them in a dumpster while searching for scrap metal. Full Story
Historian, author of 'The Pacific' Hugh Ambrose dies at 48

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48. Full Story
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Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield reunited?

'The Amazing Spider-Man' co-stars have been spotted together around L.A. amid reports their romance is back on.