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North Adams school spending up 2 percent; services level

NORTH ADAMS — Existing school programs and staffing levels would be retained in the coming year under a $17.77 million budget adopted this week by the North Adams School Committee.The …

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Classroom of the Week: Berkshire students take an 'empowering' field trip to nation's capital

PITTSFIELD — Taconic High School junior Isaac Percy has been to Washington, D.C., before, but "mostly drove by" the museums and monuments there. During the weekend of March 31, he and nearly …

Classroom of the Week | Home-school expo connects independent learners

PITTSFIELD — On Tuesday evening, visitors to the Berkshire Athenaeum auditorium were given a passport to tour around the world and explore the science of everyday life during the 11th Berkshire …

Classroom of the Week: Creating a culture of respect through art and middle school

WILLIAMSTOWN — As her classmates began moving on to another exhibit at the Williams College Museum of Art, Mount Greylock Regional School seventh-grader Luka Lash-St. John lingered in front of …

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PITTSFIELD — I visited students of the Taconic High School chapter of Business Professionals of America on Thursday morning to catch up with them about their participation last week in the … more
PITTSFIELD — The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom of 1963 didn't happen overnight.The march — which included the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech … more
PITTSFIELD — Our group of students, part of 1Berkshire's Youth Leadership Program, wanted to create an interactive and informative Earth Day-inspired event. On April 13 at the Downtown … more
PITTSFIELD — The sky's the limit — that was the message Thursday to 200 middle school students who attended the eighth Strive Youth Leadership Conference at the Berkshire Plaza Hotel.OK, … more
PITTSFIELD — Lillian Colvin, 12, wakes up singing. But her mother, Michelle Colvin, says, "I can't carry a tune to save my life." Looking over to her daughter, who grew up mimicking the moves … more
If there's anything I've learned from the past 14 years of interviewing students in Berkshire County, it's that young people have a powerful voice; they just need to learn more about how to use it. … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — It's 9:30 a.m. Saturday. You're a Williams College student with an interest in art, sitting at a conference with the trailblazing Adam Lerner, outgoing director and chief … more
Gwendolyn Davis received the 37th Donald G. Butler Award from the Rotary Club of Pittsfield at a luncheon meeting on March 28. A reception followed that evening at Otto's Kitchen.The award is … more
LEE — In Paula Duhon's sixth-grade science class at Lee Elementary School, students aren't afraid to ask questions and the teacher isn't afraid if she doesn't have the answers.During an April 4 … more
PITTSFIELD — Of all the things they could be doing on a Saturday, more than a dozen students, from elementary through college, donated their time as presenters at the Berkshire Earth Expo, held … more

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