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Survey Shows That Remote Learning Adds to Higher Stress among Greylock Students

December 19, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in learning conditions different from any other year. The introduction of remote learning has especially impacted the mental health of the student body. Polling conducted...

Students Spend Gap Year on Political Campaigns

Photo Courtesy of the Sara Gideon Campaign
November 28, 2020

Before COVID-19 hit, many college students were planning on returning to campus in the fall. Some, like Williams student Lily Wells, were even planning on taking a semester abroad. The pandemic, however,...

Greylock Seniors Navigate College Admissions Process

Greylock Seniors Navigate College Admissions Process
October 7, 2020

This fall, the senior class of 2021 has begun to embark on the college admissions process. But this year’s process may look a bit different from years past: many students have not had the chance to tour...

Greylock Students Share Thoughts on the 2020 Election

Photo Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune
October 3, 2020

Ruth Weaver, a senior at Greylock, has logged onto many zoom calls this fall. Weaver, a registered Democrat, said that she’s learned a lot more about her classmates during remote learning. “I’ve...

Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at Greylock and Beyond

Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at Greylock and Beyond
October 3, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a champion of the law, passed away on September 18, 2020. Being only the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and the only woman out of nine justices on...

“The Hardest Business Decision I’ve Ever Had to Make”

Upper Spring Street is the home to many Williamstown businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19.
Local Businesses Reflect on COVID-19
May 11, 2020

Just a few months ago, Spring Street Market, a local business of Williamstown, was bustling, filled with customers in search of sandwiches and baked goods. Now, the store is as closed and desolate as the...

The Greylock Eggplant

Members of the Greylock Eggplant, America's most serious student publication.
March 31, 2020
Read the Greylock Eggplant's super serious April 1st issue!

Teachers – They’re Just Like Us!

March 31, 2020

With the sudden closure of school for three weeks due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, students and their families are looking for ways to keep quarantine entertaining and avoid boredom....

1 in 650: An Interview with Mt. Greylock Regional School

March 31, 2020

Echo: Wow. Hi. It’s good to finally speak with you. MG Building: Well, it’s good to finally be speaking [Hacks loudly into recording device]. E: So, what is it like being a building? MG: [Sighs...

The Search for Sleep

The Search for Sleep
What would a delayed start time look like?
March 21, 2020
According to the National Sleep Foundation, teenagers should be getting eight to ten hours of sleep every night. But, a study showed that only 15% of teenagers actually get the recommended amount of sleep. The early Mount Greylock start time has often come up in regards to the amount of sleep Greylock students are getting. The Echo delved into the importance of sleep for teenagers, and what students, teachers, and the administration has to say in response to the school start time.

Two Options, Six Years: A Closer Look at Greylock’s Language Offerings

A junior examines a map in a Greylock history classroom.
Across the district and across the world, schools introduce a plethora of language options, and many do so from a young age. Where does Greylock fall?
March 20, 2020

In only third grade, Lukas Nordstrom, a German student who spent a few months at Greylock, began his language education, spending 45 minutes a day, two or three times a week, learning English.  Beginning...

When Snow Melts and Waxes Burn

A Mt. Greylock nordic skier walks.
January 29, 2020

At the intersection of skiing, health, and climate: dirty chemicals, shrinking seasons, ardent activists, and less ardent leaders. The Echo talked to officials, high school and college athletes, coaches,...

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