Archive for April, 2020

  • Update 04/24

    Dear BHRSD Community, Good morning. I hope you’re doing well during these challenging times. I hope the remote learning options are engaging and supportive. I’m reaching out with four updates. 1) With guidance from the Commissioner’s Office, we are updating our last day of school. Our last day of school is now Friday June 12th. 2) We continue to work to meet the needs of families facing food insecurity.  If you want to be part of our food program, please email your request to or call Kathy Sullivan at 413-644-2325. That food is available Fridays from 11-2. 3) Berkshire […]

  • Update 04/21

    Dear BHRSD Community, Today Governor Baker announced that schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year. BHRSD will continue with our approach to Remote Learning. In the coming days and weeks, we will share updates on how this impacts our plans for athletics, graduations, awards, and other end of year activities and celebrations. We continue to miss seeing our students and families in person. We hope you are doing well. As always, please reach out to me or the principals if you have questions. Stay well and be safe, Peter Dillon, Superintendent

  • DESE Letter to Families COVID-19 – April 9

    Russell D. Johnston, PhD Senior Associate Commissioner April 9, 2020 Dear Families and Guardians: During this period of extended school closure, we recognize this is a difficult time for families, guardians, and caregivers. We understand that one of your concerns is how your children with disabilities will continue to receive support and services from schools while they are closed due to the public health emergency related to COVID-19. During this unprecedented time, we appreciate that families and educators will work together to provide the best possible access to special education instruction and services. In this letter, I want to share […]

  • Update 04/09

    Dear Families and Staff, After hearing from parents and staff, tonight the School Committee voted to support learning and working through the April Break (Tuesday April 21-24). This decision should help support emerging routines related to remote learning. Those 4 days will now be deducted from the days at the end of the year. Our last day will now be Friday June 19th. Thanks everyone for all your are doing during these uncertain times. A special shout to out teachers, students, and parents for setting up and transitioning into a wide range of remote learning. Stay well and be safe, […]

  • Minutes – April 16, 2020 – virtual meeting via Zoom

  • Minutes – April 9, 2020 – virtual meeting via Zoom

  • Minutes – April 2, 2020 – virtual meeting via Zoom

  • Update 04/08

  • Remote Learning Opportunities Notification and Guidance