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Williams College Seeks 'Books' for Human Library Project
03:01PM / Monday, January 15, 2018
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Williams College is seeking volunteers for its seventh annual Human Library, which will be held on Friday, Feb. 9, and Saturday, Feb. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Paresky student center.

Founded in 2001 in Denmark, the Human Library seeks to promote human rights and social cohesion by creating greater understanding between people. It provides an opportunity for people to learn more about each other while working through stereotypes and discrimination. The event has been held at Williams annually since 2012.

A Human Library consists of volunteers who act as "books" that can be "checked out" by "readers." Each book decides on a title

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Clarksburg School Officials Vote to Continue Talks With Stamford
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
03:56AM / Friday, January 12, 2018
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The School Committee on Thursday voted to continue talks with Stamford and use the $25,000 obtained by the late state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi toward a feasibility study.  CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Six months after her death, state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi continues to fulfill promises to her constituents.    Superintendent Jon Lev was informed just hours before Thursday's meeting that $25,000 was available to pursue research on merging or aligning with Stamford School.    With that information, the School Committee formally voted to continue discussions and to use the $25,000 toward a study of a possible merger with the Vermont school.    Both school

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MCLA Announces New Performing Arts Programs
02:31PM / Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts announces the addition of five new programs to its Department of Fine and Performing Arts, as two concentrations, in design and studio art, and three minors in dance, design, and music production, recently were added.

"The design concentration prepares students for traditional graphic design careers, web design, animation, concept, as well as character development for films, graphic novels or video games. It’s also great for illustrators and public relations professionals, and for self-promotion," said Melanie Mowinski, associate professor of visual art. "We imagine that students who are choosing the

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BCC Offers Variety of Courses at McCann Tech
02:02PM / Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —Berkshire Community College is offering a number of courses that are being held at Charles H. McCann Technical High School in North Adams to make it easier for students in North County to get the education they need to succeed.

Spring classes begin on January 22. Some of the courses being offered at McCann include a free course called "Money Management for Life," which will assist students in better understanding how to become financially independent. The course is offered for free thanks to a grant from Guardian Life Insurance Company of America. Ashton Darrett will teach this class at McCann on Monday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Also new this

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North Adams Schools Select Interim Manager for Business Office
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
03:55AM / Wednesday, January 03, 2018
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The School Committee on Tuesday authorized the superintendent to enter into a contract with a business management firm for up to 60 days.    The School Department has been unable to replace Business Manager Nancy Ziter, who retired effective Dec. 31.    "We are now past Dec. 31, Nancy has ridden off into the sunset," Superintendent of School Barbara Malkas told the committee. "But we are in the position where we are without a school business administrator and yet the district still needs to operate and to move forward with our business and finance operations."   The department will contract with The Management Solution

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Drury Announces First Quarter Honor Roll
02:34PM / Friday, December 29, 2017
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Drury High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-2018 school year.

Grade 12 High Honors

Boillat, Taylor Nicole; Brayman, Jacob Richard; Clements, Ashley Elizabeth; Copeland, Mackenzie Marie; Crosier, Cassandra Champagne; Denning, Cady Aileen; Eastwood, Serena Marie; Middleton, Joseph James; Moon, Amanda Marie; Zoito, Allison Elizabeth.

Grade 12 Honors

Dubie, Ryan David; Flynn, Trinity Marie; Gray, Devon Patrick; Hemenway, Justin Micheal; Johnson, Nickolas Chandler; Jutras, Lillie Annetta; Keleher, Nina Patricia; Labdi, Shadi Samir
Marceau, William James; Neff, Anthony John; Stewart, Emily Catherine; Therrien, Brianna Marie;

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McCann Students Build Condominium In Class
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
04:12AM / Tuesday, December 26, 2017
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Carpentry students at McCann Technical School are getting real-world experience by building an actual condominium in the classroom.   In the past, junior and senior carpentry students would show their skills by building scaled-down houses that although testing their mettle, just was not real enough.   "They learn the concepts, but it just isn't real," instructor Pat Ryan said. "And over the past couple of years, I was thinking about what we could do to really give students actual experience."    Ryan said he was inspired after dismantling a back room in the classroom that was once used as the girls' laundry room, a

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Berkshire Community College Brings On New Faculty and Staff
04:49PM / Friday, December 22, 2017
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College has announced new faculty and staff additions.

Pam Coley McCann joined BCC as an assistant professor of human services. Prior to joining the college, McCann had a full-time private practice in Pittsfield, and before that she worked for the Department of Mental Health as a clinical social worker. McCann received a master’s degree in social work at Springfield College. She currently lives in Pittsfield with her husband and her dog.

Antonia Buckley joined BCC as the Berkshire Immigrant Stories coordinator. Buckley previously worked as a freelance photographer and was a co-founder of The Hoping Machine. Buckley received a

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Reid Students Make Sacrifices to Give to Berkshire Children and Families
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
05:16PM / Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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Jacklyn Drozd said $2,200 worth of gift cards and cash donations were collected. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Reid Middle School student Maya Duhamel had an early basketball game and hadn't had a chance to get dinner.   On her way to the game, she stopped at Dunkin' Donuts intent to buy hash browns.   But at the last minute, she changed her mind.   "Instead of buying hash browns, I bought four gift cards with it," Duhamel said.   Those gift cards have since been donated to Berkshire Children and Families to give out to teens in the city who may not be able to go to Dunkin' Donuts whenever they please.   The student council had organized what

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Berkshires Beat: BArT Students Help Puerto Rico, Local Community
01:30PM / Monday, December 18, 2017
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Helping out

Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School ninth-graders recently decided that they wanted to raise $1,000 to help with the devastation in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of hurricane Maria. The students put on a dance and hosted a "Penny Wars" event to reach their fundraising goal. The $1,000-plus donation was proudly sent to United for Puerto Rico last week.

In addition, the BArT Student Ambassadors have visited with the seniors at the Adams Council on Aging, read to children at the Berkshire Museum Literacy Night, and collected more than 500 items to be donated to local food pantries in North Adams and Pittsfield the week of Thanksgiving. Ms.

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