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BArT Announces First Quarter Honor Roll
03:52PM / Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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ADAMS, Mass. — Berkshire Arts & Technology (BArT) Charter Public School has announced the students who made honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

Students who earned 80 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "Honors." Students who earned 90 percent or above in all of their classes received the distinction of "High Honors."

Academic courses at BArT are aligned with the Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks for the appropriate grade level and include all standards deemed necessary for a complete, college-preparatory, middle and high school education.

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Kobby Asare, Cole Leggett, Nicholas

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Miss Hall's School to Present 'Gut Girls'
01:04PM / Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Take a step back in time to late-Victorian England and the "gutting" sheds of a South London cattle market, where the lives of the women working there are about to be turned upside down.

The Miss Hall's School Theater Ensemble will present "Gut Girls," a gritty drama about working women at the turn of the 20th century. Performances are at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15; 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16; and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17. All shows will take place in the Woods Theater of the Elizabeth Gatchell Klein Arts Center on the Miss Hall's School campus.

Call 413-395-7023 to reserve tickets. General admission is $10, and reservations are

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Mount Greylock School Committee Holds Questionable Vote on Multipurpose Building
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
02:23AM / Thursday, November 07, 2019
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UPDATE: On Thursday afternoon, the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee posted a special meeting for Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m., to hold another vote on the bid for a multipurpose building.    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee on Tuesday decided to accept a bid to build a new multipurpose building to house its district office, storage and public restrooms.   But a possibly illegal aspect of the vote designed to appease proponents of a new athletic field opens to question the validity of the action.   On a 6-0 roll call vote, the members at Tuesday afternoon's special committee meeting OK'd a compromise motion

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Mount Greylock School Committee to Decide on Administration Building
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
02:37AM / Tuesday, November 05, 2019
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LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee will be asked Tuesday whether it wants to accept one of two bids to build a new central administration building for the pre-K-12 school district.   On Friday, the School Committee's Phase 1 Subcommittee reviewed the bids received for the project, which will replace offices lost when portions of the old Mount Greylock were demolished last year and provide space for public restrooms to serve the middle-high school's athletic fields.   One key issue in deciding Tuesday's question: Does the School Committee want to pull the trigger and install lavatory fixtures in those public restrooms

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Williamstown Fin Comm Weighs in on Mount Greylock Field Debate
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
02:48AM / Monday, November 04, 2019
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Members of the town's Finance Committee last month added their voices to those advising that the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee think twice before proceeding with a plan to install an artificial turf sports field.   Citing long-term impacts on the district's finances and relations between member towns Lanesborough and Williamstown, the six members at an Oct. 24 meeting authorized Chairman Stephen Sheppard to express their concerns to the School Committee, which for months has been getting an earful from proponents and opponents of the artificial turf field.   Much — but not all — of the opposition to date has centered on

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BCC Hires New Faculty and Staff, Reorganizes Staff Positions
03:23PM / Thursday, October 31, 2019
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College has hired new faculty and staff on campus – as well as new titles for other current staff.

Maryann Carnes has been hired as an assistant professor of nursing. Carnes recently retired from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, where she worked as the risk manager and subsequently as the diabetes educator and the program manager of care coordination and telehealth. She also has previously worked as an adjunct nursing instructor at BCC and has an associate degree in nursing from BCC, a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Elms College, and a master of science degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix.

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Williams College Announces Tenure for Latino/a Studies Faculty Member
03:10PM / Thursday, October 31, 2019
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Board of Trustees of Williams College voted to appoint Nelly Rosario, the 2017-18 W. Ford Schumann Distinguished Visiting Professor in Democratic Studies and the 2018-20 Artist in Residence of Latino/a studies, to the position of associate professor with tenure.

The appointment took effect July 1, 2019.

Rosario's research interests range from creative writing, world literature and graphic novels to history, archival studies and data visualization. Author of "Song of the Water Saints: A Novel" (Pantheon, 2002), winner of a PEN Open Book Award, and its translation "El canto del agua: Una novela" (Emecé Planeta, 2003), her

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MCLA Alumni Association Announces 2019 Awards
12:51PM / Thursday, October 31, 2019
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Alumni Association held its annual award ceremony on Oct. 5 to recognize the achievements of alumni and supporters of the college.

More than 60 alumni and friends of the college gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2019 alumni honorees, and remarks were given by MCLA President James F. Birge, MCLA Board of Trustees Chair Denise Marshall '81, and Alumni Association Board of Directors President Dan Summers II '07.

This year's award recipients are Chelsey Burke '11 (Young Alumna Award); Susan Gold (Outstanding Service to the College Award); Larry Gould '71 (Outstanding Educator Award); Todd

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Noted 'Edu-Tainer' Brings Message of Tolerance to Mount Greylock Educators
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
04:56PM / Saturday, October 19, 2019
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Between the textbooks, notebooks, gym clothes, lunches and, increasingly, electronics, kids are carrying a lot in their backpacks.   Educators who gathered this month at Mount Greylock Regional School were reminded that those bags are just part of the baggage.   "We all get caught up in this backpack — this is supplies, that's all, it's supplies," Adolph Brown said, holding a bag up in front of the teachers and paraprofessionals gathered in the middle-high school auditorium. "We think the world revolves around it. … This is not the most important backpack.   "Everybody, to me, has a second backpack.

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Mount Greylock Parents Split on Merging Winter & Spring Vacations
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
04:14AM / Monday, October 14, 2019
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — With a Monday holiday this week and a Friday off for students to make time for professional development, the prospect of more four-day weekends was contemplated by a districtwide survey recently conducted at Mount Greylock Regional's three schools.   Mount Greylock's director of academic technology reported on results of a survey to gauge support for revising the school calendar to consolidate the February and April vacation weeks into a single week off in March. Eileen Belastock said 457 parents and 95 teachers and staff responded to the survey, which was conducted online and in hard copies that were available at all three schools' start-of-year

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