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St. Stan's Announces Fourth Period Honor Roll
10:02AM / Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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ADAMS, Mass. — St. Stanislaus Kostka School in Adams has announced its honor roll for the fourth marking period of the 2019-20 school year.

A student merits high honors for an average of 93 or higher. A student merits honors for an average between 85 and 92.

Grade Eight

Maggie Little, Joseph Roy, Athena Shafer

Ty Barrett, Nikolai Mendel

Grade Seven

Colin Daly, Logan Driscoll, Jacinta Felix, Mary Haight, Cole Maxwell, Noah McGrath, Joshua Touponce

Samuel McGrath

Grade Six

Gabrielle Driscoll, Timothy Kupiec, Andrew Meaney

Manuel Dupras, Ian Militello, Grace Perreault, Aidan Tremblay.

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Miss Hall's School Announces Head's List, Honor Roll
09:33AM / Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Miss Hall's School has announced 56 local students among the 166 students schoolwide named to the Head's List and Honor Roll for the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year, which ended May 22.

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.

Head's List

Ella Biancolo, Pittsfield; Emily Carmel, Pittsfield; Angela Guachione, Pittsfield; Meredith

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Baker Pushes Back on Federal Pressure to Open Schools
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires.com
02:30PM / Wednesday, July 08, 2020
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BOSTON -- Gov. Charlie Baker Wednesday said he does not think it “makes sense” for a one-size-fits-all approach to reopening the nation’s public schools but stopped short of directly criticizing a presidential tweet pressuring states to open the schoolhouse doors in the middle of a global pandemic.   Baker was asked in his daily press availability about President Trump’s Tuesday Twitter statement that indicated his administration “May cut off funding if [schools] not open!”   The Republican governor, not for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic, found himself having to argue against his party’s leader while trying to not get into a

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BCC Pinning Ceremony Recognizes Nursing Graduates
04:38PM / Wednesday, July 01, 2020
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BCC, like many other schools, has been forced to be creative in recognizing its graduates during the pandemic. The graduates have often put their own spin on the unusual ceremonies. See more photos here. PITTSFIELD, Mass. —Twenty-seven graduates of the practical nurse certificate program at Berkshire Community College and 57 associate degree in nursing graduates were recognized on Tuesday night for a combination drive-through and remote ceremony in order to observe social distancing protocols because to COVID-19.     Ann Tierney, a nursing adviser, retired nurse practitioner and professor of nursing, addressed the practical nursing students while Lynn Geldert,

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BCC Announces Spring Semester Dean’s List
10:10AM / Tuesday, June 30, 2020
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College has announced its spring 2020 dean's list.

To be eligible for the list, full-time students must have declared a major; completed a minimum of 12 non-repeated, traditionally graded credit hours during the spring semester; and achieved a 3.250 to 3.749 grade point average for honors, or a 3.750 to 4.000 grade point average for high honors. 

Part-time students are eligible for the list if they meet the same requirements, except that their credit hours may have been completed during the fall and spring semesters of one academic year.

Connecticut

Kaitlynn Huften, Emily Deming

Sylwia Danowski

Bailey Derr

Olivia

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Berkshire County Arc Announces Scholarship Winners
10:03AM / Tuesday, June 30, 2020
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire County Arc has announced its 2020 scholarship recipients for high school seniors pursuing undergraduate education in the field of human services.

Pittsfield High School graduate to attend Roger Williams University with a major in elementary education/special education.

Taconic High School graduate to attend MCLA and major in social work.

Wahconah Regional High School graduate to attend Fitchburg State College to major in criminal justice. 

Wahconah Regional High School graduate to attend University of New Hampshire's College of Health & Human Services. 

Wahconah Regional High School graduate to attend Westfield State University to

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Williams College Announces Plan for Return of Classes
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
10:21AM / Monday, June 29, 2020
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Williams College on Monday morning announced that students will be welcomed back to campus beginning in August for a semester of " 'hybrid' courses that blend in-person and remote instruction."

In a 3,400-hundred word letter to the college community, President Maud S. Mandel explained that the college's faculty and administration have designed a return from the spring's campus closure that aligns with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.   Students will be allowed to choose to take the year off with no penalty, and the college has lowered the number of

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Doctors Back Up State's Guidance for School Reopening
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
03:30PM / Thursday, June 25, 2020
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Dr. Lloyd Fisher, a pediatrician, discusses the reasoning behind some of the health measures recommended for reopening schools this fall. BOSTON, Mass. — All over the world, temporal thermometers are part of the strategy for reopening economies from the COVID-19 pandemic.   But they will not do much good when it comes to reopening schoolhouse doors, Gov. Charlie Baker said on Thursday.   The commonwealth came very close to requiring daily temperature checks for students returning to school in the fall, but ultimately decided against the move because those checks would not yield any useful information, he said.   "With kids, there are way too many false

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State Issues Guidance for Return of School in the Fall
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
12:12PM / Thursday, June 25, 2020
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BOSTON — The state is recommending schools maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet and require masks for staff and children in Grade 2 and above.   And districts are required to create plans to start the school year in three different scenarios: in-person learning, remote learning and a hybrid model that could see students alternating in-person instruction on a daily or weekly basis.   The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on Thursday released its first round of reopening guidance for the commonwealth's primary and secondary schools.   "Continued isolation poses very real risks to our kids mental and physical health, and to their

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State Guidance on Start of School Year Expected Thursday
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
05:38PM / Wednesday, June 24, 2020
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — School officials across the commonwealth are anticipating a Thursday announcement of state directives regarding the 2020-21 school year.   But they have been disappointed before.   "We were hopeful we would have the [education] commissioner's guidance," Mount Greylock Superintendent Kimberley Grady told the School Committee's Education Subcommittee on Tuesday. "We were supposed to have it the week of the 15th, now we're in the week of the 22nd. We were hoping it would be released this morning. We received notice five minutes before the governor went on [Tuesday morning] that we weren't going to be receiving an update until

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