Berkshire High School Junior Hannah Keough Places Twice in Ohio Poetry Contest

Congratulations to Berkshire junior Hannah Keough for her 2nd place finish in the Ohio Poetry Association’s 2018 High School Poetry Contest. Keough’s poem, titled “Just a Handmaid”, was awarded in the Character Sketch poetry category. She also received Honorable Mention for her poem “Dear ____”, entered into the Voices from the Past category. Keep writing Hannah! April 2018 … Read more

Berkshire Class of 2022 Tours Washington D.C.

Through blistering heat, multiple bus issues, and the daunting crowds, Berkshire’s eighth graders prevailed as they toured our nation’s capital on a 3-day trip to Washington DC on May 2-4. Seventy-one eighth graders and their seven chaperones were able to visit such sites as The Capitol Building, Arlington National Cemetery, the World War II Memorial, The African American Museum, … Read more

Congratulations to the Berkshire Students of the Month for March 2018

Congratulations to the March 2018 Students of the Month: Adrianna Ellis (grade 7), Riley Hornak (grade 8), Lauren Lappert (freshman), Ethan DeWeese (sophomore; not pictured), Madelyn Carver (junior), Aiden Burkley (senior). Keep up the great work, students! Berkshire Thespians present The Addams Family On April 27-29, the Berkshire Thespians will stage their spring production of the musical comedy, … Read more

Three Students to Represent Berkshire at Buckeye Boys State

Three Berkshire students have been chosen to represent the district at the American Legion’s Buckeye Boys State program. Juniors Joseph Hughes, Nathan Schimmels, and Josiah Cheung will attend the eight-day seminar that focuses on democracy, politics, and citizenship beginning on June 10th and running through June 17th. The program takes place at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Each summer … Read more

COSI Brings Weather Education to Ledgemont Elementary

On Thursday, February 21st, COSI came to Ledgemont Elementary to teach students in kindergarten through sixth grade about the weather. With the help of several volunteer Berkshire High School students enrolled in upper-level science classes running hands-on activity stations, Ledgemont Elementary students experienced how weather works. Students in K-6 started the day with a building-wide assembly lead by … Read more

Berkshire’s Tucek Signs with Division I Georgia Southern

Friday, November 10th, senior McKenna Tucek signed her National Letter of Intent to attend and play volleyball for Georgia Southern University, an NCAA Division I school and member of the Sun Belt Conference. Tucek was a four-year starter for the Berkshire volleyball program and helped lead the team to a record of 78-24 during her four years. This … Read more

Events and Reminders for Berkshire Local Schools

Winter sports are quickly approaching. The sports seasons at the high school and junior high school start as follows . . .HS Girls Basketball first practice is 10/27 HS Cheerleading first tryout practice is 10/30 HS Boys Basketball first practice is 11/3 HS Wrestling is 11/10 Junior High Boys Basketball first practice 10/16 Junior High Cheerleading … Read more

Berkshire 8th Graders Explore Careers

On Tuesday, September 19th, Berkshire’s 8th graders had the opportunity to tour several local businesses to learn a little bit about careers and entrepreneurship in their community as part of an annual event organized by Geauga Growth Partnership. Students traveled to Geauga Growers to learn about hydroponic growing, to Buckeye Chocolates to learn about their family-run concessions business, … Read more