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BArT School 2018-2019 Bus Routes
01:40PM / Monday, August 13, 2018
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ADAMS, Mass. — Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School begins the school year on Monday, Aug. 20. School days have been restructured to begin at 8:20 a.m. and end at 3:40 p.m.

 

 

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Jazz Camp to Be Hosted at Hoosac Valley
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
02:23AM / Monday, August 13, 2018
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CHESHIRE, Mass. — Hoosac Valley and the Adams Anthony Center are hosting a free Berkshire Jazz Day Camp this week.   Berkshire County music students will get a week of face time with five professional New York City musicians that will culminate in a live performance at the Bounti-Fare.   "I have always wanted to bring as much music and my experience as an artist back to the area," North Adams native and jazz trumpeter Richard Boulger said. "I always wanted to do that for years and years … and I always thought an opportunity like this would be great for the kids."   Boulger will bring with him a team of professional New York City

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Local Students Graduate From College-Sponsored Summer Academy
By Matt McGrory, iBerkshires Intern
02:24AM / Tuesday, August 07, 2018
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — More than a dozen high school seniors and recent graduates earned college credits this summer through the MCLA/BCC Summer Academy program.   Friends and family gathered for the graduation luncheon this past Friday in the Conte Federal Building to celebrate the students’ achievement over the monthlong program.    The Summer Academy program, first instituted in 2016, has been designed to give motivated young adults a headstart into college by providing them with two free college courses; Statistics 101 and English 101, both of which award three college credits upon completion.   These credits can be transferred to any state-accredited

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Clarksburg Welcomes New Superintendent Franzoni
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
04:40PM / Saturday, August 04, 2018
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CLARKSBURG, Mass. — The School Committee welcomed new Superintendent John Franzoni at his first official meeting on Thursday.   "I would like to welcome the new superintendent with us today," Chairwoman Patricia Prenguber said.    Franzoni, who was principal of Brayton Elementary School in North Adams, was hired in June to replace retiring superintendent Jon Lev.   "It is good to be here," Franzoni said.   Franzoni went into his first report and said the school has secured the $500,000 for the emergency roof replacement from the state and Town Administrator Carl McKinney said they now need to prepare to go out to bid.   "It's

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McCann Tech Practical Nursing Program Switching to Day Courses
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
03:57AM / Tuesday, July 31, 2018
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — McCann Technical School's Practical Nursing Program will shift from an evening program to a day program.   McCann will be making some changes this upcoming semester to better fit the schedules of students.   "I think it is a good change and a good opportunity to look at the entire program and make some changes," Superintendent James Brosnan said. "It opens it up and more students will be able to apply for the program."   When the program was restarted in 2004, the Advisory Committee recommended that courses be held during the evening to accommodate working students who may only be available at that time but this has changed,

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Colegrove Students Go Green At Camp Solution
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
04:44AM / Monday, July 30, 2018
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One of the larger groups designed posters advocating for animal adoptions.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. – Colegrove Park Elementary School students designed eco-friendly programs and businesses during the Camp Solution program.   For the past four weeks, fifth and sixth-grade students have been working with CS Wurzberger, known as "The Green Up Girl," designing projects that could have real impacts in the city and the world.   "They have taken so much ownership because we told them anything is possible," Wurzberger, the green movement marketing advisor, sustainability consultant, and podcaster said. "They picked something in their community, world,

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Miss Hall's School Announces Head's List, Honor Roll
01:18PM / Friday, July 27, 2018
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Miss Hall's School has announced 42 local students were among the 131 girls schoolwide named to the Head's List and Honor Roll for the first semester, which ended May 24.

For Head's List recognition, students must have taken five major, full-credit courses and must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 92, with no single grade below B-plus.

For Honor Roll recognition, students must have taken five major, full-credit courses and must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 86, with no single grade below B-minus.

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Lillian (Lilly) Climo, Great Barrington; Shae Daley, Pittsfield; Gabrielle Hinkley, Dalton; Emily Hunter, West

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New Brayton Principal Helps Celebrate Summer Science Camp
By Rebecca Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
03:16AM / Thursday, July 26, 2018
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — New Brayton Elementary School Principal Carolyn Wallace's first day on the job was the beginning of the last week of the district's Summer Science Camp.

And everything was running so smoothly in the 17th year of the camp that Wallace didn't have to do anything but watch as kindergarten through fourth-graders "reached for the stars" during the last week of the four-week space-themed program. A "kinder camp" program for incoming kindergartners also was running in the school at the same time.

"It's been wonderful," Wallace said from her office at Brayton on Wednesday after watching the students play kickball with

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McCann Tech to Overhaul Outdated Website
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
12:10PM / Saturday, July 21, 2018
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — McCann Technical School will completely overhaul the school website to bring it up to date and make it more user-friendly.   The School Committee unanimously voted Thursday to allocate $25,000 from the tuition account to hire Finalsite to create a new website for the school.   "We have had a lot of problems with the website ... the website is probably 20 years old and it is using a system that we cannot access to change things," Superintendent James Brosnan said. "So when you visit the School Committee site you will see some old friends in the photos."   Brosnan said there was a small website update 10 years ago but much of the

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Leadership Academy Offers Revitalization Ideas for North Adams
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
07:04AM / Saturday, July 21, 2018
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The Friday morning gatherings offer coffee and conversation. The most recent klatch drew about 80.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Friday morning coffee klatch at the parklet on Eagle Street has grown by leaps and bounds as a stopover to catch up with friends and acquaintances on the way to work.    This past Friday saw a singular bump in attendance as members of the Berkshire Leadership Academy saw an opportunity to share data and impressions they've collected on the city over the past two weeks. Some of the 67 participants of the program at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts mingled with residents, business and community leaders as the gathering spilled onto

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