The Brien Center has been awarded a total of $357,480 in state grants to fund a first-of-its-kind program designed to reduce risky behaviors such as smoking, vaping, drinking and substance misuse that could compromise students’ futures.
The goal of the Cooler Communities Challenge is to reduce a community’s carbon footprint and improve its resilience by showcasing students’ research and activities on climate, energy and environment to inspire people to take action.
Visitors are invited to explore the history of African-Americans in the Berkshires through compelling, contemporary stories from today as recorded by leaders from the local African-American community and the NAACP Berkshire chapter.
Duane loved to roller skate, watch the truck pulls at local country fairs, ride the B bus, play pool, watch wrestling, attend car shows, ride motorcycles, go to Friendly’s with his family, help his father DJ, and spend time with his in-laws and his wife.
A common complaint among employees of the district and their families was that district officials did not adequately consult with faculty and staff about what was needed in terms of design and the accommodation of innovative curriculum, for example.
Ken was known for his artistic style and his unique ability to create different types of collages of American history; he would often donate his work to Pittsfield City Hall, and the Pittsfield police and fire departments.
Students have the opportunity to develop skills in stage combat, performance aesthetics, dance, technical theater, costuming, stage management, marketing and publicity during the Fall Festival experience.
Naturalist and ornithologist Bruce Beehler will recount his 100-days-long 2015 field trip following the spring migration of songbirds from the coast of southeastern Texas up the Mississippi River and into the boreal forests of northern Ontario
This will be the third try since 2013 to get state aid for the ailing high school. BHRSD Superintendent Peter Dillon noted that “constructing a new high school is actually less expensive than renovating and adding to the new building.”
Author, and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Columbia University DeWitt Clinton Professor of History Eric Foner will deliver the 22nd annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture at Bard College at Simon’s Rock Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m.
As Harrington sees it, trying cases against defendants is not the only relevant experience that qualifies one to be a prosecutor. Her extensive experience as a defense attorney, for example, has given her a clear-eyed and detached view of the criminal justice system.
Sandra Steingraber’s 1997 book “Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment” changed the way many people think about toxic chemicals and their connections to cancer.
‘All in the Timing’ is directed by Mount Everett Regional High School student Charles Kerzner and the cast is comprised of students from Taconic High School, Bard College at Simon’s Rock and the Darrow School.