8 Town Regional School District Planning Board

Here is our most recent update (January 2023):

Merger Model under Consideration: In April, the 8 Town Board voted (16 to 6) to continue to develop the merger model recommended by our research team – merging the Berkshire Hills Regional School District and the Southern Berkshire Regional School District into a single preK-12 district, maintaining the existing elementary and middle schools as they are, but creating a new merged 9-12 high school to be built on the Great Barrington campus.

Transportation Report: We received an encouraging report from our outside transportation consultant about the effect any merger would have on student transportation. …

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