Welcome to Cooler Communities Pittsfield!
After 2 years in which individual students at Taconic High School presented at a county-wide event called “Berkshire Earth Expo” (Cooler Berkshires 2019 – YouTube), Pittsfield Public Schools is now formally implementing the Cooler Communities program in both Taconic and Pittsfield High Schools this school year. The culminating event will be held at Berkshire Museum in early April 2021 and local volunteers from Living the Change Berkshires will co-organize. Make sure to check back for updates as students develop their projects and the event takes shape.
The district is planning to embed Cooler Communities across 8th grade science, art and civics classes beginning in 2023.