Performing Arts and Visual Arts electives

Student Achievement

BART students achieve in a variety of settings (academic, athletic, artistic) both inside the school and outside, in the broader community.

Congratulations go to:

  • Class of 2021 for raising nearly $1000 for Puerto Rico relief efforts.
  • Gerardo A. (Class of 2018) and the BART Student Ambassadors who collected over 500 canned food items and donated them to the local food banks that support families within our community.
  • Ana M. (Class of 2019) on sharing her story of success at a recent Berkshire United Way luncheon celebrating the accomplishments our county’s teens.  Read more here.
  • Josiah J. and Diego M. on their band Born IV Blues representing our region in the Youth Showcases at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN.  Read more here.
  • Andrew Gillman (Class of 2020) on his being selected for the US Naval Academy’s Summer STEM Program in Annapolis. This highly selective program will allow Andrew to interact with students from across the country while participating in science and engineering challenges.
  • Madison C., Ruth B., Macie F., Byonté J,. Heather P, and Jordan L. on having their artwork selected for inclusion in an exhibition at Berkshire Museum from March 3 to March 31, 2017.
  • Diego M. and his father, the duo behind “Awesome Robot Science Fiction Action Comix,” joined WNYT NewsChannel 13 to talk about their three-years-running creative collaboration.  Watch it here.
  • IS183 Art School of the Berkshires is a wonderful place for serious art students like BART Charter Public School‘s Kai N.  Read more about it here.
  • the entire Class of 2017 for scoring proficient or advanced on their 2015 math and English MCAS exams!
  • The members of the Class of 2017 on receiving the John and Abigail Adams scholarship: Kaitlyn A., Christopher D., Christopher D., Peter E., Emily F., Tessa L., Emma M., Jason M., Alain M., Dean P., and Kelsey R.  Students who qualify must score “advanced” on the Grade 10 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) tests in English/language arts, mathematics or STE (biology, chemistry, introductory physics or technology/engineering) and proficient or advanced on the remaining two tests.  Additionally, students’ combined MCAS scores must place them in the top 25% of their classmates within the school they attend or the district in which they reside.  Recipients of these scholarships, upon acceptance, are entitled to attend any Massachusetts state school tuition free.  Well done!
  • Tyler E. (Class of 2015) won first place at the 2015 Region 1 Regional Science Fair for his project Diamagnetic Water Filtration. Other BART students who placed at the science fair included: Noah C. (Class of 2016) placed second and Tessa L. (Class of 2017) placed third. Harrison T. (Class of 2018), Emily T.(Class of 2018), AJ M. (Class of 2017) and Lauren C. (Class of 2016) all received honorable mentions.
  • the Blue Ribbon winners from the 2015-2016 first trimester Arts & Technology Showcase.  The see who won, visit the Student Gallery page.
  • Lauren C. (Class of 2016), Dylan Q. (Class of 2015), Eliana S. (Class of 2017), and Harrison T. (Class of 2018) for their representing BART in the 2015 appearance on the WGBY’s televised high school quiz show, “As Schools Match Wits.”
  • BART’s 2015 John and Abigail Adams Scholarship Recipients Caitlin M., Ciera D., Colin D., Dylan Q., Elizabeth L., Jeannette L., Joseph T., Kyleigh C., Lauren S., Olivia S., Tyler D., and Tyler E.  These students are all eligible to attend any Massachusetts public college or University TUITION FREE! To be eligible for the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, these students scored Advanced on either the Mathematics or ELA section of the 10th grade MCAS, scored in the Proficient or Advanced category on the second subject, and were in the top 25% of their class.  Well done!
  • the BART Mathematics Team for their participation in the 27th Annual WPI Mathematics Meet.  A special congratulations to Noah C. (Class of 2016), BART’s top scorer, who won a $1000 WPI scholarship.
  • Jeannette L., Elizabeth L., and Caitlin M. (all members of the Class of 2015) for receiving Community Recognition Awards from the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition. All three were honored at a ceremony at Congregation Beth Israel in North Adams. Jeannette and Elizabeth were recognized for serving as Teaching Assistants in a 6th grade Collegiate Skills classroom. Elizabeth and Caitlin were recognized for coordinating a Red Cross blood drive at the school.
  • Caitlin M. and Jeannette L. (Class of 2015) were selected to be 4 of 18 students who participated at the National Creative Youth Development Summit in Boston.  A national conference of thought leaders in the field of creative youth development,  our students served as youth delegates and performed their poetry for a national audience in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
  • Dylan Q. (Class of 2014) for being chosen to attend a high-level math summer camp at Williams College.  In addition to various special presentations, Dylan attended lectures given by Williams College professors in the mornings and worked in groups on challenging math problems with other “campers” in the afternoons.
  • Caitlin M. (Class of 2014) for receiving the Good Citizen Award from the Daughters of the American Revolution.
  • High school students Noah C., Tyler E., Brianna S., Marissa B., and Olivia F. who placed and qualified to compete in the 2014 Massachusetts State Science Fair held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
  • Devon M., Tessa L., Jake G., Aiden S., Carissa N., and Tiffany A. whose artwork was chosen to be included in the 2014 Teen Art Invitational at MASS MoCA.
  • Ciera D., Forrest M., Colin D., Tyler E., Courtney M., Ethan D., and Tessa L. who exhibited their drawings, paintings and digital prints as part of the 28th Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show at the Norman Rockwell Museum.
  • Jacob B. (Class of 2014) received recognition from the College Board for qualification for the National Merit Program.  This means that he has been identified as one of the top 3% (50,000 out of 1.5 million) students who were entered into that year’s National Merit Finalists pool.
  • the entire Class of 2014 for scoring proficient or advanced on math and English MCAS exams!  Hard work really does pay off!  See former Principal Klompus deliver the good news to the Class of 2014.
  • the Class of 2013 who raised and donated almost $1000 to the United Way, thus making these students official members of the United Way’s Red Feather Society.