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    (photos by Jenn Smith — Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    Taconic SADD chapter launches 'Be Yourself' campaign

    12/16/2014 08:15 AM EST
    PITTSFIELD >> Teenagers are constantly at risk of being labeled: bully, stoner, loser, slacker, thug. 
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    November S.A.Y. It Proud winner: Noel Hunter
    12/16/2014 08:15 AM EST - PITTSFIELD >> The Helen Berube Teen Parent Program Executive Director Heather Williamson teamed up with the Pittsfield Prevention Partnership of Berkshire United Way on Nov. Full Story

    Recess: Things to do and learn in the Berkshires for the week of Dec. 16
    12/16/2014 07:38 AM EST - Meet ... NEW PLAYGROUPS >> South Berkshire Kids is coordinating two new family playgroup programs for infants and children up to age 5. Full Story

    Art of teaching history: Using Mort K√ľnstler's work for classroom lessons
    12/09/2014 09:25 AM EST - STOCKBRIDGE >> Half the battle of teaching is keeping students interested in the subject at hand. Full Story

    The Forum: Reid middle schoolers explore school issues
    12/09/2014 09:25 AM EST - The seventh-grade English language arts honors students at Reid Middle School recently watched the movie, "Freedom Writers. Full Story

    Recess: Things to do and learn in the Berkshires - Week of Dec. 9
    12/09/2014 09:25 AM EST - Meet ... LESSONS TO LEARN >> The Lee Wellness Committee and Lee Lions Club will sponsor at 6 p. Full Story

    'Braves United': Taconic High School offers teens a day to reflect
    12/02/2014 08:13 AM EST - PITTSFIELD - To get out of bed or skip school. To join a club or join a gang. Full Story

    Mathematics & Science: Andrew Corsi wins Rensselaer Medal, scholarship to RPI
    12/02/2014 07:19 AM EST - TROY, N.Y. >> For more than 90 years Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in conjunction with high schools around the world, has awarded the Rensselaer Medal and scholarship to promising high school juniors who have distinguished themselves in mathematics and science. Full Story

    Recess: Things to learn and do for the week of Dec. 2
    12/02/2014 07:16 AM EST - Meet ... PHOTOGRAPHER EVENT >> Join award-winning National Geographic photographer Steve Winter Saturday at the Berkshire Museum, 39 South St. Full Story

    Berkshire Environmental Educators mark 10 years
    11/25/2014 08:18 AM EST - PITTSFIELD >> Ten years ago, a group of about a dozen educators gathered around a conference table at Hancock Shaker Village for a few hours to talk about how to teach young people about the environment. Full Story

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    Fort Worth firefighters use oxygen to save cat

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own. Full Story
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    'Hobbit' goes out on top with $90.6 million 5-day debut

    NEW YORK (AP) — While Hollywood continued to wrestle with the fallout of the Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office offered the solace of a moviegoing truism: Hobbits sell. Full Story