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Lenox High Triumphs in 'As Schools Match Wits' Championship Final
03:45PM / Monday, May 24, 2021
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Lenox Memorial High School was the winner on Saturday of the 60th season of "As Schools Match Wits" in the championship match against Belchertown High School.   Four teams participated in the semifinal rounds, which were broadcast on New England Public Media on May 15. Lenox Memorial was pitted against Amherst Regional and Belchertown High faced Smith Academy. Belchertown High and Lenox Memorial advanced to the championship final on Saturday.   Victory was particularly sweet for Lenox Memorial, given the cancellation of last season's playoff and championship rounds. The 59th season was cut short by COVID-19, but with new safety guidelines

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BCC 'Boost Your College Career' Summer Program
08:05AM / Monday, May 24, 2021
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PITTSFIELD, Mass — Berkshire Community College (BCC) announces a new summer program designed to help graduating high school seniors prepare for college.    "Boost Your College Career," created with grant funds from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, will accept about thirty students into the program at no cost. The six-week program will be held during BCC's third summer session from July 12 to August 19.   Free transportation will be provided. Berkshire County high school seniors are encouraged to contact their guidance counselors to see if they are eligible and learn how to register for the program.    Based on

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Pittsfield School Committee Amends District Mask Policy
By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff
01:45PM / Friday, May 21, 2021
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Public School Committee on Friday unanimously voted to amend the district's face mask policy in accordance with Gov. Charlie Baker's new guidance that was released on Monday.

The changes impact the district in relation to the use of masks in outdoor settings during the school day and youth and amateur sports.

As of this week, students no longer have to wear masks when outdoors even if 6 feet of distance cannot be maintained. This applies to recess, physical education, and youth sports.

Superintendent Joseph Curtis clarified that a family member can feel free to ER ask their child to stay masked outside and the district will support that decision.

In

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BCC to Offer Food and Beverage Management Certificate
04:30PM / Thursday, May 20, 2021
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College (BCC) announced the addition of a Food and Beverage Management Certificate to its hospitality program.    Available in fall 2021, the Food and Beverage Management Certificate is a one-year, 28-credit program that prepares students for entry-level positions in the food and beverage industry. The program is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the hospitality field, food and beverage operations, personnel, and supervision principles, as well as foundations of budgeting, accounting, and cost controls.     The new program is designed for recent high school graduates seeking a vocational program

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BCC Upcoming Admissions Info Sessions
07:58AM / Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College (BCC) invites prospective students to its next series of free Virtual General Information Sessions: Wednesday, May 26 at 5 pm, Wednesday, June 9 at 5 pm, and Thursday, June 17 at 12 pm.    The 30-minute info sessions, presented by admissions counselors on Zoom, are designed to familiarize prospective students with the application and registration process.    Virtual General Information Session participants can:  Ask questions about the admissions process: how to apply, register, and choose classes  Learn about BCC's affordability and its financial aid options  Hear from staff about quality

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Mount Greylock School Committee Discusses Williamstown's Cannabis Bylaw Proposal
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
02:39AM / Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Mount Greylock School Committee on Thursday declined to take a formal stand on two issues that have cropped up in one of the district's member towns this spring.   The committee did discuss a zoning bylaw amendment to regulate the production of cannabis in Williamstown and a special permit application pending with the Zoning Board of Appeals to erect a cellular tower on a property adjacent to the middle-high school campus.   But although committee members expressed reservations about the possibility of outdoor marijuana plantations or cell towers near Mount Greylock Regional School, the panel rejected the idea of a formal motion recommending

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MCLA Student Receives 29 Who Shine Award
12:49PM / Monday, May 17, 2021
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —Shelby Dempsey '21 has been chosen as MCLA's recipient of the Commonwealth's "29 Who Shine" award, which recognizes 29 outstanding graduates from the state higher education system.    Governor Charlie Baker will recognize Dempsey and 28 other students during a virtual YouTube Live ceremony on May 13 at 2 p.m. held by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education (DHE).     "Her work provided critical support for her fellow students to allow them to continue their studies despite the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic," said MCLA Dean of Academic Affairs Ely Janis.     According to a

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Mount Greylock Superintendent Explains Diversity Initiative, Responds to Criticism
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
12:46AM / Monday, May 17, 2021
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Mount Greylock Regional Schools superintendent Thursday gave a detailed explanation of the opening stages of his diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging initiative and responded to community members who have been critical of his approach to the issue.   "The real part of this work is working to better understand and know ourselves and to know those with whom we share our community and our county and our commonwealth and our world," Jake McCandless told the School Committee at its monthly meeting.   "We are always with our students and within ourselves working to build a greater empathy and understanding of not only ourselves but

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BCC to Hold Pinning Ceremony for Physical Therapist Assistants
12:00PM / Friday, May 14, 2021
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College (BCC) will hold the Class of 2021 Physical Therapist Assistant Pinning Ceremony on Thursday, May 27 at 6 pm.   The ceremony will be held in the Connector (between Hawthorne and Melville Halls) at BCC.    The Pinning Ceremony, which honors physical therapist assistant (PTA) students who have successfully completed all requirements of the program, marks the entrance of these students into the professional field of physical therapy.     While the event is open only to BCC faculty, administration, and students involved in the ceremony, it will be recorded live by local Pittsfield television station PCTV and

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MCLA Receives Grant from National Endowment for the Arts
03:52PM / Thursday, May 13, 2021
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) has been approved for a $20,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the MCLA Institute for the Dismantling of Racism.    This project will educate and support staff members of historically White art institutions in creating and implementing an anti-racist agenda within the arts, one person at a time. BCRC's project is among the more than 1,100 projects across America, totaling nearly $27 million, that were selected during this second round of Grants for Arts Projects fiscal year 2021 funding.    "As the country and the arts sector begin to imagine returning to a post-pandemic

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