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Easthampton students looking to raise money for national competition  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

EASTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- It's déjà vu for a group of students at Easthampton High School as they prepare to represent the state of Massachusetts ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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

Ballot committee chair Patricia Benson celebrates the results of a May 22, 2018 election approving new school construction in Easthampton. ( Mary Serreze ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

05/18/18 - Supporters of a new elementary and middle school in Easthampton rally at the rotary three days before a May 22 special election. ( Mary Serreze ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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

The latest site plan for a consolidated PreK-8 school in Easthampton is contained in a 1,064-page report submitted to the state in February of 2018. ( Caolo ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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'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.



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 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: Fixing a school climate  GazetteNET

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



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 plans for proactive problem solving  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — With turmoil over allegations of discrimination, harassment and hate activity last year at the high school *fresh* in people's minds, the city is ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



Columnist Melissa Weinberger: Time to value education in Easthampton  GazetteNET

Following yet another round of the sort of divisive online exchanges that are de rigueur in Easthampton, the city is again preparing to go to the polls.On May 22 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

A design concept shown at the Dec. 5, 2017 School Building Committee meeting in Easthampton shows a new football field at the site of the current White Brook ...



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 ...



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 ...



Easthampton City Council OKs 'Community Relations Committee' that won't have power to conduct investigations or compel arbitration  MassLive.com

Jon Norman, a guidance counselor at White Brook Middle School, said he supports the mission of the committee, but that it's time to put secrecy aside.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

01/03/2018: The Easthampton Superintendent Search Committee meets for the first time at the city's 50 Payson Ave. muncipal building. ( Mary Serreze photo ).



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 ...



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 ...



Officials make argument for new, consolidated Easthampton school  MassLive.com

EASTHAMPTON -- Officials at a July 18 public forum once again made the case for a new, consolidated school to replace three 19th-century elementary schools ...



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 ...



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

Kathy Lynch moderates a mayoral debate in 2017. Lynch was fired as executive director of Easthampton Media on May 4, 2018.( Mary Serreze photo ).



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.



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 ...



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

A public forum with U.S. Department of Justice lawyers is planned, said schools chief Nancy Follansbee.



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

Burke, a former assistant principal, has been acting as interim principal since September.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Editorial: Challenges ahead for new school chiefs  GazetteNET

A school superintendent is among the most important jobs in any community because of the vast number of families that use the school systems.That's why the ...



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.



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 ...



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

Easthampton School Committee members Marin Goldstein, Laurie Garcia and Marissa Carrere review a list of superintendent finalists released on March 13, ...



New Easthampton consolidated school could cost $100-156 million  MassLive.com

The facility would replace three elementary schools and the White Brook Middle School.



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 ...



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 ...



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

Brown was one of three students arrested in connection with the March 28 incident.



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 ...



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 ...



Easthampton H.S. students to use the term "first year students" instead of "freshmen"  wwlp.com

Easthampton High School freshmen are now being referred to as "first year students" as the school aims to be more gender inclusive.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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

The alleged victim in the racially-charged incident is the son of School Resource Officer Alan Schadel, an Easthampton police officer.



Green Wave outlast Eagles  The Recorder

After tying Easthampton High School twice during the regular season last winter and then fell to the Eagles 3-2 in the WMass Division 3A semifinals, costing the ...



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.



Wave icemen lose 3-2 heartbreaker  The Recorder

WEST SPRINGFIELD — Not much separated Easthampton High School and Greenfield High School during two regular-season meetings. After skating to a pair ...



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 ...



Easthampton police arrest suspect after vehicle break-ins on Union Street and Easthampton High School  MassLive.com

EASTHAMPTON - Police arrested a suspect Thursday after responding to vehicle break-ins on Union Street and at the high school. The suspect, Christopher ...



2018 individual champions  GazetteNET

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



Easthampton High School holds last graduation ceremony before moving to new building  MassLive.com

Diplomas were handed to 103 graduating seniors in the outdoor ceremony.



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

EASTHAMPTON -- William E. Lynch IV, 35, goes by the name "Bill," and his family has lived in the area for generations. An Easthampton native, he grew up in ...



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 ...



Western Massachusetts students participate in nationwide school walkout  wwlp.com

Here's a look at school walkouts that happened right here in western Massachusetts.



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

EASTHAMPTON -- At-large city councilor Margaret "Peg" Conniff says she's ready to roll up her sleeves during a second term, deploy her skills in finance and ...



School Baseball: Hawks roar back, 6-3  The Recorder

Things weren't looking good for the Frontier Regional School baseball team early.Trailing 3-0 after three innings and facing arguably the best pitcher in western ...



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 ...



Easthampton City Council approves $40.3 million fiscal 2018 budget  MassLive.com

EASTHAMPTON -- Local officials on June 7 wished Mayor Karen Cadieux a happy birthday before the City Council approved her $40.3 million fiscal 2018 ...



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.



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 ...



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 — 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 ...



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.



Easthampton football coach Joe Kocot, retiring after 17 years, to be honored with party and 'roast'  MassLive.com

State Rep. Peter Kocot will serve as master of ceremonies at the Feb. 21 event.



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