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BHS grid coach hired on 3-2 vote

May 11, 2011

    Nate Andrews traveled nearly 90 minutes to Decatur on Tuesday evening, along with his wife and young daughter, to meet his prospective new employers and to witness his official hiring as Bellmont High School's new head football coach.
    He left Decatur some two hours later, visibly upset after the North Adams school board — in a deeply divided 3-2 vote — barely approved his employment.

Columbine comment gets AC student suspended

May 11, 2011

    A non-violent incident at Adams Central High School on Monday brought about the suspension of a student.
    A sophomore made a remark to another student in regards to "Columbine at Adams Central Schools," Superintendent Mike Pettibone said Tuesday. School officials reacted immediately upon hearing of the comment, "but found no evidence that this was not more than a very inappropriate statement," according to Pettibone.

South Adams sets rules for drug testing

May 11, 2011

    Guidelines have been set for a random drug testing policy at South Adams Schools that will be implemented beginning next school year.
    Superintendent Scott Litwiller said at Tuesday's board meeting that a committee met several times and "the guidelines are probably as complete as they can be until we get into it [the practice of random drug testing] a little bit and then we can tweak them."

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