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Easthampton High School principal Kevin Burke stepping down at end of school year  MassLive.com

EASTHAMPTON -- Easthampton High School Principal Kevin Burke has submitted his resignation, and will stay until June 30, the last day of his current ...



Burke to step down as Easthampton HS principal  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Easthampton High School Principal Kevin Burke is stepping down on June 30 at the end of his three-year contract after 11 years working for ...



Easthampton High School names Brian Miller interim athletic director  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Fall sports practice had already started when former Easthampton athletic director Patti Dougherty resigned at the end of August.She agreed ...



Constitutional champions: EHS students win top honors at 'We the People' competition  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON – Students from Easthampton High School and Williston Northampton School placed first and third, respectively, at last weekend's “We the ...



Honor Roll: Easthampton High School  GazetteNET

Easthampton High SchoolGrade 12 First Honors Lorenze Beltran, Zachary Colby, Maegen Cruz, Christopher Daley, Sophia DeBlase Carly Detmers, Cinthya ...



101 'champions' at Easthampton High School embark on next adventure  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Easthampton High School graduated 101 “champions” on Friday evening, who were praised not just for their talent, wits and ...



Prom 2018 photos: Easthampton High School prom at The Log Cabin in Holyoke  MassLive.com

The 2018 Easthampton High School prom was held on Friday, May 18 at The Log Cabin in Holyoke.



Easthampton voters OK new school construction 2,829 to 2,101  MassLive.com

Supporters celebrated their victory at the Pulaski Club.



Easthampton exploring trail expansions  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON – City officials are asking the public for help in envisioning a multi-use trail network to connect schools, Nonotuck Park, and the downtown area ...



Young constitutional scholars at Easthampton High School win statewide 'We the People' competition  MassLive.com

The students have been studying the history and philosophy of democratic government with teacher Kelley Brown.



Easthampton bar named after high school sports team to change its name  MassLive.com

Eagles Sports Bar is now 'Seven Sports Bar and Grill.'



Easthampton H.S. racial incident still a controversy on first week of school  WWLP.com

A state review found Easthampton High School policies needed updating concerning bias-related harassment, and police involvement in the 2017-2018 school ...



AG raps Easthampton schools for not getting preapproval for changes in wake of investigation  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — The school district failed to comply last school year with terms of an agreement reached with the state attorney general to address problems ...



Arts Previews  GazetteNET

Easthampton High School's “Cinderella”A revived version of the classic tale of “Cinderella” will be presented by the Easthampton High School Drama Club and ...



Community rallies behind Washington-bound Easthampton High School 'We the People' team  MassLive.com

The students won a statewide competition in Boston and will now compete on the national level.



Easthampton residents to vote on new $109 million elementary and middle school at Tuesday special election  MassLive.com

A public planning process has been underway for two-and-a-half years.



Mass. AGO report finds 'serious problems' with race at Easthampton High School  MassLive.com

EASTHAMPTON -- The Massachusetts attorney general's office identified "serious problems" with racial bias at Easthampton High School in a long-awaited ...



Easthampton High School to create 3-year plan to deal with bullying, harassment, hate  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — In the face of another demonstration that drew about 200 people in advance of a School Committee meeting Tuesday night, school officials ...



Easthampton claims second straight WMass Division 3A hockey championship  GazetteNET

WEST SPRINGFIELD — Byron Dudas sat in the stands a year ago and watched the Easthampton hockey team win the Western Massachusetts Division 3A ...



Easthampton property taxes on the upswing as tax rate falls  MassLive.com

EASTHAMPTON -- The average single-family tax bill in the city will increase 3.6 percent in 2019, from $3,830 to $3,968, according to new figures from the ...



New Easthampton superintendent to shine spotlight on academics, consolidated school in design  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON – With so many changes underway in the school district, newly appointed superintendent Dr. Allison LeClair wants to put the spotlight back on ...



Prom 2017 photos: Easthampton High School celebrates prom at The Log Cabin in Holyoke  MassLive.com

Easthampton High School students dazzled in gorgeous gowns and stylish formalwear at the school's 2017 prom. The event was held at The Log Cabin in ...



Easthampton High School under investigation by Massachusetts Attorney General's office  MassLive.com

Update, May 24: A spokeswoman for the AGO confirmed that an investigation is underway concerning "recent incidents at Easthampton High School," but ...



Easthampton High School Class of 2017 graduates 103 'game changers'  MassLive.com

EASTHAMPTON -- Under cool and sunny skies, 103 members of the Class of 2017 accepted diplomas and turned their mortarboard tassels at Saturday's ...



Easthampton's Naresh Patel closes on Whiskerz Pub purchase; 'Eagles Sports Bar' on tap  MassLive.com

The new owner will keep pool tables, a jukebox, and maintain live music.



Documents: Read Massachusetts attorney general's report on Easthampton High School and the binding 7-page agreement  MassLive.com

EASTHAMPTON -- The office of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Friday concluded its months-long civil rights investigation and issued a ...



Champion Eagles push for more  GazetteNET

Last season's group of Easthampton High School hockey players had never participated in the playoffs prior to the 2017-18 season.That all changed when the ...



Easthampton High not the only school to drop 'freshmen' label  MassLive.com

While news that Easthampton High School recently jettisoned the word "freshman" from its student handbook prompted some backlash this week, a quick survey ...



Three Easthampton High School students arrested over fight on school grounds  GazetteNET

NORTHAMPTON — Three Easthampton High School students were arrested Thursday night in connection with a fight in the school's parking lot Wednesday that ...



Easthampton voters will decide Tuesday on $109.3 million school  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Voters will decide Tuesday whether the city should build a proposed $109.3 million consolidated elementary and middle school and close ...



Document: Easthampton plans March 20 forum on new school construction  MassLive.com

Voters go to the polls May 22 for a debt exclusion vote on the PreK-8 building.



High schools: Frontier boys basketball pulls away from Hoosac Valley; Easthampton rallies  GazetteNET

A strong second quarter gave the Frontier Regional boys basketball team a lead at halftime against Hoosac Valley.A strong fourth quarter sealed the win.



Easthampton: Fixing a school climate  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Acknowledging “there's a climate and culture problem” at Easthampton High School, Superintendent Nancy Follansbee said Thursday there ...



Easthampton halts FC Tech  The Recorder

TURNERS FALLS — The Easthampton High School defense made a statement on Friday night.After struggling in a Week 1 blowout loss, the Eagles have made ...



A day on Wall Street: Northampton High wins 2nd straight mock stock exchange competition  GazetteNET

SPRINGFIELD — Financial news boomed over a loudspeaker in the MassMutual Center. The room, filled with high school students, had been transformed into ...



High schools: Northampton cruises past Amherst, qualifies for girls basketball postseason  GazetteNET

Jill McGrath scored a career-high 19 points as the Northampton girls basketball team won, 55-24, at Amherst Regional to qualify for the postseason Wednesday.



HS basketball: Val Murphy, Easthampton turn back Smith Academy  GazetteNET

Easthampton freshman guard Emma Downer beat Smith Academy junior Maggie Hession to a loose ball and scored the game-winning layup with six seconds ...



A year in office: Easthampton Mayor Nicole LaChapelle looks back — and forward  GazetteNET

Bringing more transparency to municipal government. Investing in education in the city. Engaging more residents in a dialogue about everything from fixing ...



Easthampton students march in DC  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — The night before Saturday's March for Our Lives, 28 students and eight chaperones packed into a bus outside Easthampton High School to ...



New Easthampton school construction would eliminate newly-rebuilt football field; build new field in different location  MassLive.com

Officials said the plan would allow for a better school building design without adding project cost.



The case for a new school: Easthampton officials explain the need for consolidated building  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — The city's three elementary schools are doing what they can to use the all space they have, but the breaking point is near — if it hasn't ...



Parents call for ouster of Easthampton High School principal Kevin Burke and School Resource Officer Alan Schadel  MassLive.com

EASTHAMPTON -- Residents packed a meeting room at the Municipal Building and spilled into the hallway as the School Committee and Superintendent Nancy ...



State program to help ValleyBike Share expand Easthampton  GazetteNET

ValleyBike Share, which launched in five cities and towns in the region earlier this year, is expanding to Easthampton with financial support from the state's ...



Demonstrators prompt temporary ban on Confederate flag at Easthampton High School  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Dozens of students, parents and some community members gathered outside Easthampton High School Monday morning to create a ...



Keith carries Turners to IL North title  The Recorder

TURNERS FALLS -- You couldn't turn away from the action for very long Friday night at Bourdeau Fields -- not without the risk of missing something big.



Easthampton's school resource officer reflects on high school troubles  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — School Resource Officer Alan Schadel has been in the public eye for the last few months, in a time of elevated racial tension at Easthampton ...



Ribbon cut at new $39 million Easthampton High School  MassLive.com

Hundreds of parents joined state and local officials Saturday morning to celebrate opening of the new $39 million Easthampton High School.



Easthampton students to 'Walk for Water' at Saturday event  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — On Saturday, students from four Easthampton schools will walk 3 or 5 miles carrying jugs of water to raise money and awareness about the ...



Easthampton High grads celebrate the power of compassion and gratitude  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Preparing for her commencement speech as salutatorian of Easthampton High School's class of 2017, Angela Nardi created a Google ...



Police probed comments made by fired Easthampton Media boss  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Two months before her firing from Easthampton Media, Executive Director Kathleen Lynch was the subject of a now-closed police ...



Teacher Ed Zuchowski to chair Easthampton superintendent search committee  MassLive.com

The 14-member committee also includes 9th-grade student leader Alice Wanamaker.



Student charged in racially-tinged Easthampton High School assault to remain on probation  MassLive.com

Joshua Brown, charged with assaulting a fellow student in the parking lot of Easthampton High School during a racially-tinged incident in March, will remain on ...



Greenfield picks off Eagles  The Recorder

GREENFIELD — After a shaky 1-2 start to the season, the last two Fridays have allowed Greenfield High School to get well in a hurry.RJ Byrd had touchdown ...



Consultant hired to help Easthampton schools investigate complaints of racism  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — To investigate alleged racism at Easthampton High School, the district is working with an external agency to determine facts and develop a ...



EHS team tops in constitutional knowledge  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — A team of students from Easthampton High School competed in the “We the People” National Finals competition last weekend, winning a ...



Allegations relate hate speech, race prejudice at EHS to November election  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Superintendent Nancy Follansbee says she will respond Tuesday to alleged incidents that a group of parents say represent “examples of ...



Easthampton superintendent: Student wearing Confederate flag sweatshirt has free speech rights  MassLive.com

nancy follansbee.jpg. Easthampton Superintendent of Schools Nancy Follansbee, citing the advice of lawyers, wrote on May 5, 2017 that she would not ban a ...



Kevin Burke named new principal of Easthampton High School  MassLive.com

kevin burke.jpg. Interim Easthampton High School Principal Kevin Burke has been named as permanent principal, said Superintendent Nancy Follansbee.



Police report: Easthampton Media Director Kathy Lynch, fired on Friday, made threatening statements to school officials  MassLive.com

Lynch told police her remarks about killing people were 'tongue-n-cheek.'



Attorney General has launched investigation into Easthampton High School  wwlp.com

EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) - The state Attorney General's office has launched an investigation into Easthampton High School, following allegations of ...



Hundreds of EHS students walk out to protest racist incidents; student fight prompts school, police probe  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Hundreds of Easthampton High School students staged a walkout Thursday morning in response to what one organizer called the school's ...



Eagles, Raiders fans soak up championship atmosphere despite losses  GazetteNET

SPRINGFIELD — Western Mass celebrated its own March Madness this weekend, when two state championship basketball games brought fans and families ...



Sergio Paez, Allison LeClair, Andrew Berrios named finalists in search for Easthampton school superintendent  MassLive.com

The School Committee will conduct daylong interviews on April 2, 3 and 4.



'I feel like every grade counts': Students, counselors react to college admissions scandal  GazetteNET

AMHERST — The federal investigation code name sounds like something out of a movie: Operation Varsity Blues. And, fittingly, the historic college admissions ...



Mass. High School To Replace ‘Freshmen’ With ‘First Years’  CBS Boston / WBZ

EASTHAMPTON (CBS) — One high school in Massachusetts has decided to stop using the term “freshmen” when referring to their ninth graders. Easthampton ...



FC Tech hosts gender and sexuality conference  The Recorder

TURNERS FALLS — Franklin County Technical School hosted a conference for all western Massachusetts high school Gender and Sexuality Alliances to help ...



Student who allegedly threatened to blow up Easthampton High School admits to misdemeanor  MassLive.com

Tarryn LaValley must now stay out of trouble, get counseling, and finish school with the help of a tutor.



Students take charge: Walkouts support school shooting victims, push for school safety  GazetteNET

Pioneer Valley students marched and mourned Wednesday morning, walking out of their schools and holding still for 17 minutes of silence, one minute for each ...



Easthampton chooses Agawam educator Allison LeClair for superintendent  MassLive.com

LeClair narrowly prevailed over Hatfield principal Andrew Berrios.



Veterans Day events in the Pioneer Valley  GazetteNET

Northampton breakfast and annual ceremonyNORTHAMPTON — On Saturday, the Veterans Council of Northampton and Central Hampshire Veterans' Services ...



City celebrates artists, local vendors with 'Cultural Chaos'  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — The blaring of a golden trombone, a snapping, rapping snare drum, and a jubilant melodica made their way down Cottage Street playing ...



Cinzia Pica-Smith: Calls for more work in Easthampton to address racism  GazetteNET

Calls for more work in Easthampton on racism As a resident of Easthampton, parent, and educator, I am deeply invested in seeing change in Easthampton in ...



Cottage Street Cultural Chaos block party returns for fifth year celebrating culture in Easthampton  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Chaos of the cultural variety is headed to Easthampton Saturday for the 5th annual Cottage Street block party, where the city will have a ...



No. 3 Wave jumping right into the fire at Easthampton  The Recorder

The Greenfield High School hockey team is back in the Western Massachusetts Tournament. In fact, the Green Wave is a game away from playing for a title.



Frontier Regional works its way to a No. 2 seed in Western Mass. Boys Basketball Division 3 Tournament  GazetteNET

SPRINGFIELD – A 14-game winning streak positioned the Frontier Regional boys basketball team well.The Red Hawks are the No. 2 seed in the Western ...



Sopie Pek, Easthampton basketball standout, looking for new college after Mount Ida College closure  MassLive.com

Gallery: Sopie Pek, Easthampton basketball standout, looking for new college after Mount Ida College closure. By Meredith Perri | mperri@masslive.com on April ...



Northampton lawyer Peter Lane now defending student charged in Easthampton High School assault  MassLive.com

northampton district court.jpg. Esthampton High School student Joshua R. Brown, 18, was arraigned in Northampton District Court on March 31 on charges of ...



Student charged in Easthampton High School assault due in court May 18  MassLive.com

easthampton high school.jpg. Three Easthampton High School students were arrested on March 30, 2017, one day after a confrontation in the school's parking ...



Easthampton School Committee to tackle murky police-school relationship  MassLive.com

Parents, teachers, students and city officials packed Easthampton School Committee meetings in April and May of 2017 as the city's high school struggled with a ...



Bonnie Harrison: Suggests change needed at White Brook  GazetteNET

Suggests change needed at White Brook Middle School It was enlightening to read that Easthampton High School is addressing the issues that plague the ...



Collaborative effort: Northampton, Hampshire Regional, Smith Vocational celebrate Easthampton's Division 3A hockey title  GazetteNET

WEST SPRINGFIELD — The bond a team shares can either make or break a season. When athletes play as a team they can achieve greatness, and that's ...



Easthampton at-large candidate William Lynch IV touts teamwork and management skills  MassLive.com

Local government can help people find common ground, said Lynch.



Easthampton Mayor Nicole LaChapelle: chief of staff 'will allow me to raise the profile of our city' in the state, region, nation  MassLive.com

Both LaChapelle and Council President Joe McCoy have asked for a legal opinion on the matter.



Confederate Flag In Schools: A Question Of Safety Or Speech?  New England Public Radio

Can a school prevent students from wearing the Confederate flag? The school committee in Easthampton, Massachusetts, did just that this week, raising.



Principal Kevin Burke: Easthampton High School's 'culture of excellence' supported by good data and positive mindset  MassLive.com

kevin burke 2.jpg. EHS principal Kevin Burke said he has faith in data and in cultivating a "growth mindset" to solve complex problems. Burke has led the high ...



2018 individual champions  GazetteNET

Amherst Regional Elena Betke-Brunswick — Coached girls cross country team to PVIAC, Western Mass. Division 1 championships.Luca Brashear ...



What Hampshire County voters are saying at the polls today  GazetteNET

Across Hampshire County, voters are taking to the polls for elections that have the potential to change the political landscape of western Massachusetts.



Marijuana and teens: Doctors worry that legalized adult use makes minors think the substance is risk-free.  GazetteNET

When University of Massachusetts Amherst first-year student Andie Hall was a junior at Easthampton High School, she remembers one day when a fellow ...



CLASSROOMS: News & Notes from area schools  GazetteNET

PVPA's 'Urinetown' explored good, evil through humorSouth Hadley — The Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School, whose musicals from recent ...



Citing Northampton-to-Easthampton trend, contractor developing small, high-end office spaces in Easthampton's Button Building  MassLive.com

Kevin Perrier said Easthampton, now well-known for its thriving arts community, is less expensive than Northampton.



Easthampton City Councilor Peg Conniff, running for reelection, touts curiosity; finance and technology skills  MassLive.com

Conniff spoke of her first-term 'learning curve' and said she's ready to dig in.



EASTHAMPTON — Easthampton High School principal Vito Perrone will leave his position at the end of the school year to  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — Easthampton High School principal Vito Perrone will leave his position at the end of the school year to become the new principal at West ...



Friends and Neighbors: Community members' achievements  GazetteNET

AmherstKimberly Piontkowski was named to the spring semester dean's list at Wheaton College in Norton. A member of the class of 2019, she is the daughter of ...



Easthampton's Divisions At Play In Open Mayoral Race  New England Public Radio

Easthampton is one of three western Massachusetts cities, along with Agawam and North Adams, with open mayoral races on Tuesday.



Confederate Flag At Great Barrington School Prompts Free Speech, Student Privacy Debate  New England Public Radio

A student came to a high school in the Berkshires last week with the Confederate flag draped over his back. The student at Monument Mountain Regional High ...



Aidan G. Chappuis: Says Humason's claim based on wrong premise  GazetteNET

Says Sen. Humason's claim based on wrong premise I write in response to a writer's letter about the opposition by state Sen. Donald Humason Jr. to a ...



New literacy programs, school building plans for Easthampton schools  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON – As Maple Elementary School students enjoyed the last few weeks of summer vacation, many of their teachers were already hard at work ...



Northampton High graduates create AAU basketball team to keep playing together, gain exposure  GazetteNET

Recent Northampton High School graduates and former Blue Devil boys basketball captains Diego Corrada-Mattei and Henry Doherty wanted to play on the ...



Photos: Easthampton honors Memorial Day 2017 with parade and ceremony  MassLive.com

EASTHAMPTON -- As the skies held back rain, Easthampton held its annual Memorial Day parade and wreath-laying ceremony, honoring those who died ...



Columnist Marissa Carrere: Easthampton schools address equity issues  GazetteNET

As a School Committee member for the city of Easthampton, I am writing with an individual response to the letter published Jan. 26 about the public schools ...



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