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District News

April 13th Board of Education Meeting to Be Hosted Via Zoom gha;lsd

The Berkshire Local Schools Board of Education Meeting for Monday, April 13th will take place using Zoom Technology at 6:00 p.m. 

Berkshire Staff Shares Messages of Encouragement with Students & their Families Video Cover

The Berkshire staff from PreK-12 wanted to share some very special messages of encouragement and support to all of our students and their families in these difficult times.  Remember we are a community-- a family united by our Badger Pride and our sense of responsibility and care for one another.  Students, you are loved and missed. 

Burton Elementary 6th Graders “Pay-it-Forward” during a Worldwide Pandemic helping hands

Sixth grade students from Burton Elementary are working to “shine positive light” with people who could use some cheering up during the current state of the worldwide pandemic these days. 

Governor Extends Ordered School Closure Through May 1st governor and amy

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine ordered on March 30th that all Ohio schools will be closed until May 1, 2020.  

Burton Elementary Students Make A Difference Through Project Based Learning Activities Burton First Graders

Project-based learning has offered the students in Mrs. Mann’s first-grade classroom several opportunities to make a positive impact in their community and explore the world outside their classroom. 

Berkshire’s Sparkle Group Creatively Raises Funds sparkle

The Sparkle Unit of the Berkshire Local Schools is busy once again with their efforts to creatively learn while helping the community. 

Relay for Life Event on May 9th Cancelled, Donations Still Being Accepted Badger logo

To help protect the health and well-being of students, families and community members, the Berkshire Local Schools have made the decision to cancel the in-person Relay for Life event scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2020. 

Food & Meal Resources for Families ga

Due to the State of Ohio mandated school closure due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 impact, school cafeterias are closed. 

Important School Closure Update to Families in the Berkshire Local Schools governor

As we stated yesterday in our email message, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued a statewide order to close all public, private and charter schools from Monday, March 16th until Friday, April 3rd, 2020, for what he has called a three-week Spring Break, to help minimize the spread of COVID-19, also known as the CoronaVirus. 

Burton Elementary Uses Creativity and Fun in Recent Project Based Learning Exercise ele

Burton Elementary School first grade students in the classes of Mrs. Chase and Mrs. Bittinger recently participated in a fun and exciting Project Based Learning exercise that included creating Gingerbread Men and maps for their very own story. 

Berkshire District Spotlight Newsletter Available in Online Version newsl

The latest edition of the Berkshire Local Schools District Spotlight newsletter is available for viewing online and will mailed to homes throughout the community in the coming weeks. 

Berkshire Treasurer’s Office Receives Award of Distinction from Ohio Auditor of State treasurer

Berkshire Local School’s Treasurer’s Office, led by District Treasurer Beth McCaffrey, recently received the highly praiseworthy Auditor of State Award with Distinction from the Ohio Auditor of State’s Office for their latest audit. 

Congratulations to Berkshire High School Students for Advancement on Americanism Test! american

Congratulations goes out to Senior Morgan Scott, Junior Hannah Espinosa and Sophomore Lucas Stoddard for strong finishes in the recent Americanism Test, a nationwide exam given to more than 65,000 across the country, demonstrating the importance of citizenship and governance education and to encourage students to become well versed and to help develop leadership skills and qualities that the next generation can use to keep our democracy healthy and safe.  

Berkshire Educational Foundation Receives $125,000 Donation from Babcock Family babcock

The Berkshire Educational Foundation, the fundraising organization devoted to the Berkshire Local Schools, was the very proud and gracious recipient of a $125,000 donation from the Babcock Family from Junction Auto to support the athletic amenities of the new PreK12 facility. 

The 5 C's of Berkshire Local Schools 5 C's of Berkshire

Watch the following video to learn more about the specific skills identified by the community as necessary for success after graduation.