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MCLA Recognized for Community Service
02:29PM / Monday, January 09, 2017
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — In recognition of its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts recently was named to the 2016 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

MCLA President James F. Birge said the college is pleased to be recognized for the community service that students, faculty and staff engage in throughout the year.

"MCLA has a long history of volunteer service," Birge said. "Whether it's volunteer work, civic engagement or service-learning in the community, or even beyond the Berkshires, these efforts prepare our students

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Clarksburg School Building Committee to See Plans
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
03:54AM / Monday, January 09, 2017
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CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Design proposals for the school renovation project will be unveiled this week.

Superintendent Jonathan Lev told the School Committee this past Thursday that he and Principal Tara Barnes were to meet with the project manager Friday and get a first look at some possible plans for the project.

"We should be getting our first looks at some possible schemes they came up with," Lev said. "Things are continuing to move and it will be exciting to see what some of their ideas are for our project."

The school district is working with designer Jones Whitsett Architects on a feasibility study approved last year by town meeting. The design firm, which

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Clarksburg Students Give Back To The Community
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
04:43PM / Sunday, January 08, 2017
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Eighth-grader Justin Denette and teacher Michael Little discuss their plans to raise money for Soldier on.

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — The School Committee on Thursday heard reports from pupils on fundraising efforts they are involved in to help the community.

Second-graders at Clarksburg School used a school project to lead an effort to help local food pantries and Grade 8 is planning another fundraiser for Soldier On.

Second-graders Mason Stred and Lexxus Rolnick explained how they organized a schoolwide fundraising campaign to help feed the hungry in the community.

"We are here because we wanted to tell you that it's OK no matter how small your hands are you can always help

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North Adams Schools Preparing for Standardized Testing
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
04:25AM / Saturday, January 07, 2017
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The state Department of Education doesn't know what the new standardized tests will be called.

MCAS 2.0? MCAS the "New Generation?" The "Next Generation?"

While they might not know the name, educators are preparing for a version of the 20-year-old Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System that will be more in-depth and more complex than ever before.

"Sometimes the upgrades are really minor, and you as a user might not even notice what has actually changed," Superintendent Barbara Malkas told the School Committee on Tuesday. "This is not one of those situations."

MCAS 2.0 is expected to be a very different

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McCann Tech Sees 29 Adams Scholarship Winners
12:43PM / Wednesday, January 04, 2017
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — McCann Technical School has had 29 students named as John and Abigail Adams Scholarship winners.

The John and Abigail Adams Scholarship provides a tuition waiver for up to eight semesters of undergraduate education at a Massachusetts state college or university. The scholarship covers tuition only; fees and room and board are not included. The scholarship must be used within six years of a student's high school graduation.

In order to be eligible for the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, Massachusetts public high school students in the class of 2015 or earlier must have scores of Advanced and Proficient on grade 10 MCAS tests in English Language Arts

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North Adams School District Completing Repairs on Affected Water Taps
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
03:44AM / Wednesday, January 04, 2017
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The school district has nearly completed repairs and replacement to water fixtures that showed elevated levels of lead and copper.

All but six water faucets remain to be replaced before a second round of testing takes place.

The city tested some 353 water fountains, faucets and other water taps in September through a state grant through the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust. The results released in December showed 50 points were identified as exceeding the state levels, most of those being non-drinking water faucets.

Superintendent Barbara Malkas told the School Committee on Tuesday that the district had followed the guidance and technical assistance provided by

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Drury Announces First Quarter Honor Roll
03:34PM / Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Drury Honor Roll has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2016-2017 school year.

Bernard, Alexandra Jane Flynn; Bona, Elizabeth Anne; Carpinello, Michael John; Cellana, Julia Susan; Christopher, Chase Emery; De Laurentiis, Alexander; Ellis, Nathan Andrew; Girard, Allison Paige; Giron, Taylor Cheyanne; Goyette, Ashton Marie; Griffis, Alex Lee; Harpin, Hunter Noel; Harrison, Thaylen Daniel; Howland, Maya Emile; Lamarre, Sarah Noelle; Lesage, Brodie Chandler; Rumbolt, Aubrey Rose; St. Pierre, Noah Christopher; Superneau, William Theodore; Suters, Ella Ladd; Therrien, Kelly Ann; Wissman, Miranda Anne; Wood, John Kaelan Peters; Wright, Makenzie Lyn;

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MCLA Students Elected to Lead Commonwealth Honors Program
12:53PM / Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Two Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students who participate in the campus's honors program recently were elected to serve as the president and the vice president of the Statewide Commonwealth Honors Program's governing committee.

Junior Jackie Ordway, an English/communications major from Lunenburg, is the committee's president. In addition, junior Nicole Hastry of North Attleboro, who majors in business administration, was selected as the group's vice president.

"Being elected president of the Commonwealth Honors Program Student Council is a huge honor," Ordway said. "I am so grateful for this opportunity to work with

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Eleven BArT Scholars Receive John and Abigail Adams Scholarship
12:48PM / Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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ADAMS, Mass. — Berskhire Arts & Technology Charter Public School has announced that 11 members of the senior class are recipients of the John and Abigail Adams scholarship.

Recipients of these scholarships, upon acceptance, are entitled to attend any Massachusetts state school tuition free.  

Kaitlyn Anderson, Christopher DiCarlo, Christopher Doubiago, Peter Elliott, Emily Failla, Tessa Langsdale, Emma Madden, Jason Mills, Alain Morrissette, Dean Parise, and Kelsey Rod all received this award.

In order for a student to qualify, he or she must score "advanced" on the Grade 10 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System tests in English/language arts,

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Brayton Students Make Wreaths For North Adams Commons Residents
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
11:03AM / Saturday, December 24, 2016
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Brayton Elementary students gifted handmade wreaths to North Adams Commons residents and patients.   The sixth- and seventh-graders brought some holiday cheer to the seniors on Tuesday afternoon with their paper wreaths made from paper-hand cutouts.   Teacher James Holmes said the same group of kids also made the paper chain that adorns the city's main Christmas tree and wanted to do something more.   "When we finished the chain, we threw the idea out there for the kids to see if they wanted to do something for those who may be less fortune at or who may not have a lot of visitors during the holidays," Holmes said. "So, we put

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