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Berkshire Sophomore Josiah Cheung wins Rotary Speech Contest Sophomore Josiah Cheung won first place in the Burton-Middlefield Rotary 4 Way Speech Contest that was held February 22, 2017 at Welshfield Inn in Troy. He competed against students from Newbury, Cardinal, and Berkshire to bring home first place. GTV will air a recording of the event the week of … Read more…

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Berkshire Power of the Pen makes a showing at Districts On Saturday, February 11th, 11 Berkshire students arrived at Chardon Middle School to compete at the 2017 Power of the Pen District competition. The 7th grade team consisted of Kelsey Adams, Jude Connors, Ian Martin, Eli Ray, and Lizzy Sounik. The 8th grade team included Gennah Brown, Lexi … Read more…

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  Pictured In Bottom Left Photo: Congratulations to Berkshire juniors Jon Courtney and Dayna Rakoczy, Berkshire’s first state champions scoring higher than anyone else in the state on this year’s Americanism and Government Test of the Ohio American Legion which is open to students in grades 10, 11, and 12. Pictured In Bottom Center Photo: Congratulations to Berkshire senior … Read more…

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Burton and Ledgemont Elementaries Enjoy Nature Scopes The 5th grade classes at Ledgemont and Burton Elementaries have been taking part in the Nature Scope Binocular Program presented by the Geauga Park District. In the fall students received an introduction to binoculars covering the “ins and outs” of using and caring for the binoculars. In January, students had the … Read more…

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Ledgemont Elementary Pre-K Receives Five Star Rating! Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) is a five–star quality rating and improvement system administered by the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. SUTQ recognizes and promotes learning and development programs that meet quality program standards that exceed licensing health and safety regulations. Programs … Read more…

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Berkshire Students of the Month for November Julia Losasso (Grade 12) Extracurricular activities/hobbies: Soccer, cross country, track, AC4P, Care Team, student council, newspaper staff Favorite Class: English Personal goal for the year: Stay in the moment and enjoy where I’m at. Macie Donaldson (Grade 11) Extracurricular activities/hobbies: Works at Blossom Hill Favorite Class: Body Systems Personal … Read more…

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Art Students Give Thanks to Service Members Art students at Berkshire High School created 112 cards on Monday, November 28th in support of the ‘A Million Thanks’ card campaign. The cards were addressed to active duty service members, veterans, and military families, many of whom will be away from home or apart for the holidays, in order to … Read more…

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Senior Career Readiness Day Seniors in the Class of 2017 spent a day at Kent State Geauga on Friday, November 11th participating in the third installment of the Career Readiness program sponsored and organized by Geauga Growth Partnership. Students learned about soft skills, participated in team building exercises, and had their choice of small group mini-workshops to attend … Read more…

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Spanish students visit Burton Elementary On the morning of November 4th, Berkshire High School Spanish IV students visited Mrs. Paul’s class at Burton Elementary and read Cinderella in Spanish to eager kindergarten students. Afterward, the high school students colored Cinderella pictures and sang the alphabet in Spanish and danced to Spanish music with the kindergarteners. This yearly … Read more…

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Berkshire 8th Graders’ Career Readiness Exploration On Tuesday, November 1st, Berkshire 8th Graders participated in a career readiness exploration program sponsored by Geauga Growth Partnership in which they explored several local businesses to learn what they do and how they operate with the goal of inspiring students to think about possibilities for their future. Students toured Great … Read more…