Education

CISA Farm Camps

For many children, a summertime spent at a local camp is an annual tradition. But while most camps tend to be based around sports, Producer Dave Fraser and Devon Whitney-Deal of Communities Involved in Sustaining Agriculture explore CISA Farm Camps, farming and...

A Look Back at Ice Harvesting in New England

Today, the word “harvest” is most often associated with summer and early fall, but 100 hundred years before electricity, the same stuff that now comes out of the freezer at the touch of a button was commercially “harvested” directly from freshwater ponds. That’s...

Springfield Project 351 Student Ambassadors

Project 351 is made up of middle school students throughout the Commonwealth who reflect values of compassion, commitment, humility and kindness. Carolee McGrath sat down with two of the four students chosen from Springfield, Damien Gonzalez of South End Middle School...

Boland Elementary School Kindness Week

“Be kind”….we all learned that when we were little, but it’s not always easy to do. For students at Boland Elementary in Springfield, they made “being kind” a priority with the celebration of Kindness Week recently. Carolee McGrath sat down with Domenica Nooney, the...

Life with Monte: Good Stock Farm Cooking School

When you think of the locations for some of the top cooking schools you probably think of New York or Paris, but not Hatfield, Massachusetts. In tonight’s “Life with Monte”, Connecting Point contributor Monte Belmonte discovers Good Stock Farm in Hatfield and its chef...

D.A Gulluni on the Safe Schools Summit

The “Safe Schools Summit” is a day of continuing education for teachers sponsored by the Massachusetts Teacher’s Association, in partnership with Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni. The day included strategies to reduce bullying, and helping teachers deal with...