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Whose decline is more severe: Joe Biden’s or the news media’s?

The decisive problem right now isn't Joe Biden or the press; it is what is being done to the American people.

Monument snags six-figure grant for reimagining teaching and learning

The "academy model," if implemented at Monument, would be a shift from what Principal Kristi Farina calls the current "antiquated model" that schedules students for eight periods and has them travel to each class for four years.

Student trip to Dominican Republic raises awareness, gratitude for other cultures

The students immersed themselves in Dominican life, each taking on a different role.

Wellness Initiative presents recommendations to Berkshire Hills Regional School Committee

Seven wellness categories at the high school level were identified in which the district could be doing better: Physical Education, Substance Use, Mental Health, Commitment to School, Bullying, Diversity and Inclusion, Absenteeism and Commitment and Planning.

Interview with MMRHS Principal Kristi Farina: ‘If the question is equity, the answer is now.’

"To do this work well, we are going to have to engage with families." - Monument Mountain Regional High School interim Principal Kristi Farina

GB, South County Year in Review: Of mergers, bridges, cannabis and ‘blood money’

In the spirit of reflection and self-examination, herein lies The Edge's second annual Great Barrington year in review. It includes some select stories from other South County towns as well, along with embedded links to Edge stories for more information.

Career/Vocational Technical Education is gaining momentum at Monument Mountain Regional High School

Any new initiatives will build on the school’s strong pre-existing relationships with businesses and nonprofits, fostered in part through its longstanding internship program, which sends dozens of students into the community each year for a portion of the school day.

Business Briefs: BHRSD grant; Chang-Chavkin Scholars program; MNN urges protection of Johnson Amendment; new Goodwill CEO; Tunnel City Coffee opens new roastery

Led by new director of learning and teaching Kristi Farina, the grant to Berkshire Hills Regional School District will support building inclusive practices and student achievement and growth.

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