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Immunization Updates Needed for Students Entering Kindergarten, 7th and 12th Grade Beginning 2020-21 School Year Badger logo

Vaccines to prevent the spread of once common childhood illnesses are an important part of school age wellness and are required at the start of Kindergarten, 7th and 12th grades to maximize school and community health. 

Berkshire Grad “Returns” to Help BE Second Graders Learn About Nature! nature

Virtual learning for Burton Elementary second graders recently came alive when Berkshire graduate Anna Carlson volunteered to share her experiences related to her degrees in Biology, Museum Studies and Anthrozoology along with her work experience from the Boston Museum of Science. 

Year End Parade Prompts Enthusiasm, Badger Pride and Emotions parade

The staff of Berkshire Local Schools offered a formal farewell for summer break earlier in the week with a special send-off parade for students and families. 

June 8th Board of Education Meeting to Be Hosted Via Zoom june8

The Berkshire Local Schools Board of Education Meeting for Monday, June 8th will take place using Zoom Technology at 6:00 p.m. 

Watch Mr. Stoddard’s Video Update to Community Regarding 2020-2021 School Year mr stoddard

As another form of communications with the community, Berkshire Local Schools Superintendent Mr. John Stoddard has a message regarding plans for restarting school for the 2020-2021 School Year. 

Next Badger Times Released, Written and Published By Berkshire Students badger times

The latest edition of The Badger Times was recently released, and visitors to the website can read the publication in-full by clicking here. 

Berkshire Celebrates Drive-In Commencement with Dignity! grads

The Berkshire Local Schools honored the graduating senior Class of 2020 with an innovative and spirited drive-in graduation ceremony and the Mayfield Drive In earlier this week. 

Class of 2020 Printable Graduation Program program cover

Congratulations to the Class of 2020! Click here for a printable version of the Graduation Program for the Berkshire Class of 2020.

Summer Reading 2020 Information for Students and Parents summer read 2020

This year, Berkshire Jr/Sr High School has decided to model the summer reading after “One Book, One City” and “One Book, One School” programs already active around our country. In other words, all students in grades 7-12 will read the same book! Berkshire’s English Department collaboratively selected the nonfiction title I will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda with Liz Welch for the summer 2020. 

2020 Senior Awards Recipients awards

Congratulations to the 2020 Berkshire Senior Awards recipients. Best of luck to all the graduates of the Berkshire Class of 2020. 

Spanish National Honor Society Inducts New Members spanish hs

Eight new members of f the Rigoberta Menchú chapter of La Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica at Berkshire Jr./Sr. High School were inducted virtually via Zoom this Spring.  Congratulations to these sophomores and juniors. 

Ledgemont Second Grade Students Build Umbrellas to Keep Hoppers Healthy umbrella

Second grade Ledgemont students in Mrs. Nguyen, Mrs. Huber, and Mr. Malkus’ classrooms have all been working hard together in groups to create a new invention for their classrooms, until everyone heard the news of the initial Extended Spring Break from Governor DeWine on March 12. 

Great Lakes Growers Makes for Instructional and Useful Virtual Field Trip growers

The Berkshire Local Schools thanks Great Lakes Growers for being such a fantastic partner and allowing our student to grow in their engagement and interaction with their plant growing processes. 

Berkshire Students Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Earth Day earth day

As a way to remain environmentally engaged while learning valuable hands-on skills, Berkshire Science students were encouraged to celebrate Earth Week and the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. 

Burton Elementary School Second Graders Learn About Weather in Creative Way 2nd graders

Burton Elementary School second grade students have been busy working on their Project Based learning skills by developing projects that help their understanding of the weather around them. 

Berkshire Local Schools Thanks Now That’s What I’m Talking About Summer Lunch food services

The Berkshire Local Schools formally thanks the Now That’s What I’m Talking About summer Lunch Program for their tireless work over the last six weeks during the ordered school closure period. 

Burton Elementary School 2nd Graders Continue to Creatively Learn and Grow pick2

Over the last several weeks, Burton Elementary second graders have been showing gratitude to members of our community.  

Berkshire High School is a US News and World Report Best High School for 2nd Year in a Row badgers

For the second consecutive year, Berkshire High School was named a Best High School by U.S. News and World Report. 

Berkshire High School Art Projects Share Hope at Hospitals During School Closure amya

Berkshire High and Junior High School art students have found a way to continue their creative expressions while helping those most in need during the school closure period. 

Burton Elementary School Newspaper Proves Badgers Have Grit page1

Burton Elementary School has taken the initiative and love for their school district to a new level with the continuation of The Badger Times, a student-created newspaper developed by 6th grade students. 

Burton Elementary Teacher Uses Mystery Objects to Keep Students Engaged! myster

The dedicated teachers of the Berkshire Local Schools are using a variety of creative and instructional methods to keep students engaged during the ordered school closure period.