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Darrow School: Teens offer fresh take on 'the talk' in their new book about sex

05/24/2016 06:24 AM EDT
NEW LEBANON, N.Y. — Since pretty much forever, adolescents' education about sex and sexuality has primarily come from conversations between kids and teens first, likely supplemented at some point by parents offering "the talk," and perhaps some healthy or science class anatomy and physiology. 
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The Forum: Kiwanis Park of Honor awards $20,000 in scholarships
05/24/2016 06:24 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The Park of Honor Scholarship Committee of the Kiwanis Club of Pittsfield rewarded the local students who are the children or grandchildren of American military veterans with a $1,000 education scholarship through its second annual Park of Honor project. Full Story

Recess: What to do the week of May 24
05/24/2016 05:41 AM EDT - Meet ... Dr. Ruth Potee will present "The Teen Brain & Risk Taking," at 6:30 p. Full Story

Berkshire students succeed at BPA National Leadership Conference
05/17/2016 06:18 AM EDT - BOSTON — Students from local high schools returned home Boston strong and Berkshire proud earlier this month, after competing in the National Leadership Conference of the Business Professionals of America. Full Story

The Forum: PHS band earns high ratings at Quebec City music festival
05/17/2016 06:18 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The Pittsfield High School Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble returned to the city on Monday, May 9 after having earned "Superior" and "Excellent" ratings from adjudicators at a competition held at Universit√© Laval in Quebec City, Canada. Full Story

Recess: What to do the week of May 17
05/17/2016 06:15 AM EDT - Meet ... The Berkshire Museum, located at 39 South St., in Pittsfield, will host three special events on Saturday, included with regular museum admission: "Learner's Lab: Beekeeping," will be held at 10 a. Full Story

Service Learning Leader: Drury's Anne French earns national recognition award
05/10/2016 06:17 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — When Anne Thidemann French became a social worker for Drury High School in 1992, "service-learning" wasn't a household phrase. Full Story

The Forum: BCC student wins '29 Who Shine' award
05/10/2016 10:13 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Berkshire Community College student Jose Alfredo Cruz on Monday was honored at a "29 Who Shine" awards ceremony at the Massachusetts State House. Full Story

Recess: What to do the week of May 10
05/10/2016 05:48 AM EDT - Meet ... The "Little Sprouts" garden playgroup meets from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays, through June 28, at Monument Mountain on Route 7 in Great Barrington. Full Story

'BCC Hacks': Students, engineers set to hack new ground
05/03/2016 05:49 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — When a group of Berkshire Community College students invited campus peers to the college's first hackathon, "BCC Hacks," the resounding response seemed to be: "What's a hackathon? Full Story

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Shia LeBeouf hitchhikes around America

Shia LeBeouf and companions getting rides from fans to wherever they want to take them.