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PALS Continues at Greylock (Interview)

PALS Continues at Greylock (Interview)

November 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Interviews

PALS, or “Promoting Acceptance and Learning through Sports,” is a program where neurotypical MG students get paired up with students with special needs and participate in various sports and activities. The Echo spoke with Donna Narey, one of the co-founders of the program, about what it entails and...

Edge Wins Girl Scout Gold Award

Edge Wins Girl Scout Gold Award

November 19, 2018


Filed under Community, News

When most people think of Girl Scouts, they probably only think of young, pigtail-wearing girls traveling door to door to sell their delicious Girl Scout cookies. While this is true, and a large part of the Girl Scout experience is selling cookies, what many people do not know is how much work Girl ...

An Interview With Jeffrey Welch

An Interview With Jeffrey Welch

November 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Faculty & Staff, Interviews

History teacher Jeffrey Welch was recently awarded the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation’s $10,000 James C. Kapteyn Prize for excellence in teaching. The Echo sat down with Welch to learn more about his background and experiences in the world of education. Echo: Can you tell me a little bit a...

GSA Continues to Promote Acceptance at Greylock

GSA Continues to Promote Acceptance at Greylock

November 13, 2018


Filed under Community, Features

The Gender Sexuality Alliance club, or GSA, is a club intended to make students feel more accepted and welcome in the Mount Greylock school community. In many schools, LGBTQ+ students are not allowed to be who they are or love who they love and instead are often taunted and bullied for it, making them...

An Interview With Andrew Agostini

An Interview With Andrew Agostini

October 11, 2018


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Of all the teachers at Mt. Greylock, there is perhaps nobody so versatile as Andrew Agostini, who has taught Math, Latin, and Physical Education on top of being a paraprofessional and football coach. The Echo sat down with Mr. Agostini to ask him a few questions. Echo: Could you give us a timeline of what you used to...

Peer Team Opens Year With “Start With Hello” Initiative

Peer Team Opens Year With “Start With Hello” Initiative

October 7, 2018


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You probably noticed the signs around the school last week, people taking pictures in the cafeteria, or the sticky-notes adorning each and every locker. This was all part of Peer Team’s “Start With Hello” initiative. The initiative is part of a larger program started by Sandy Hook promise, a non-pr...

Club Spotlight: Junior Classical League

October 7, 2018


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Mount Greylock, though well known for its wide variety of sports teams, is also lucky to offer many diverse clubs and programs. With the Job Action finally finished, students and teachers are kicking into high gear to prepare to reestablish these clubs. There are many different choices for students,...

Seventh Graders Present Medieval Fair

Seventh Graders Present Medieval Fair

June 14, 2018


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On Wednesday, June 13th, the seventh grade class presented their Medieval Fair to their fellow students and parents. This is the third year that the fair has been done, run by seventh grade history teacher Mrs. Kaiser, science teacher Mrs. Moore-Powers, and the rest of the seventh grade team. The fai...

Interview: R.E.V. Club Emerges at Greylock

Interview: R.E.V. Club Emerges at Greylock

June 7, 2018


Filed under Community, High School, Interviews

The Echo met with Karen McComish, a junior who has helped to start R.E.V., a new club at Greylock. Echo: What is R.E.V.? McComish: R.E.V. stands for Register, Educate, and Vote. Our mission is to pre-register and register all high schoolers to vote and to educate everyone on political issues whether ...

Students Participate in “Inside Out Day”

Students Participate in “Inside Out Day”

June 4, 2018


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On Friday, May 25th, Mount Greylock students and teachers participated in the school’s very first Inside-Out Day. All students were encouraged to wear their clothes inside out in order to emphasize the concept that what’s on the inside matters more than what’s on the outside. This special day w...

Williamstown Action Orchestra Delivers Musical Joy to Greylock Community

Williamstown Action Orchestra Delivers Musical Joy to Greylock Community

June 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community

The Pokémon Go Theme. Hava Nagila. Viola Concerto in G Major. What do these three wildly different pieces have in common? They are all a part of the incredibly diverse and compelling repertoire of the Community Intergenerational Action Orchestra (CIAO), and its smaller but just as formidable sibling ...

Math Department Halloween 2017

Math Department Halloween 2017

November 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Photos

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