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Freshman’s Webcomic Interest Leaves Mark on Directed Study Classroom

Freshman’s Webcomic Interest Leaves Mark on Directed Study Classroom

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2019


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Many of the over five hundred students at Mt. Greylock have access to the internet. They will find refuge in social media, youtube videos, the news, or texting. For freshman and new student Ava Simon, the internet is also the home of a unique form of entertainment: webcomics. According to Simon, webcomi...

Community, Bonding, and School Spirit

Community, Bonding, and School Spirit

Laura Dupuis, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019


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School, team, and club spirit days at Mount Greylock have always been exciting times for the entire student body, and this school year proves to be no different. At first glance, spirit days seem to be just days to dress up or to wear goofy outfits. However, these days can also be important in order ...

1968

Victoria Melkonyan and Krishan Rai

December 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

As 2018 draws to a close, one can reflect on a year full of personal and global events that have left a mark on everyone. But looking back even further, it is useful to notice that this year has even deeper historical connotations as the centennial of the armistice ending the first World War and the ten...

Winter Wonderlands: One Student’s Nutcracker Experiences

Winter Wonderlands: One Student’s Nutcracker Experiences

December 18, 2018


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When Mt. Greylock junior Maddy Art first started dancing in the Nutcracker, she experienced something magical. “I vividly remember when the snow started falling in the snow scene and being like, oh my gosh, it’s snowing on stage! I was just so in awe and I was like ok, I have to be a part of this...

As Winter Begins, Students Talk Snow Days and Alternative Solutions

As Winter Begins, Students Talk Snow Days and Alternative Solutions

December 16, 2018


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As the winter season rolls around, and snow starts to build up in Berkshire County, schools in the area are prone to dangerous weather conditions. As ice and snow gather on roads, busing officials and school administrators work together to determine if schools should start on time, delay, or cancel. Thes...

A Look at Chapter Two Books and the Charm of Used Literature

A Look at Chapter Two Books and the Charm of Used Literature

November 26, 2018


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Any new addition to Spring Street in Williamstown is a welcome one, and one that brings vibrant ideas and - quite literally - page-turners is an added bonus. Replacing the recently closed Subway, Chapter Two Books is nestled between the Cottage and Sushi Thai Garden. While Williams did just open a new, u...

GSA Continues to Promote Acceptance at Greylock

GSA Continues to Promote Acceptance at Greylock

November 13, 2018


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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...

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,...

Longer Break Lets Students Breathe

Longer Break Lets Students Breathe

October 4, 2018


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[metaslider id=3392] Mount Greylock’s new school brings with it a new schedule. Among the several changes to the flow of the school day is a longer morning break. This sixteen-minute long period of the day, while at first glance seeming not that long at all, has an important impact on students’...

Friends of the Arts Continues to Support Mount Greylock Theater

Friends of the Arts Continues to Support Mount Greylock Theater

June 23, 2018


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Art programs such as music, theater, and visual arts are extremely important for many students’ educations. Unfortunately, at MGRHS arts programs are sometimes overlooked and do not receive as much funding as sports, for example. The Mount Greylock Friends of the Arts is the solution to this problem...

Mount Greylock to Offer AP Computer Science Principles

Mount Greylock to Offer AP Computer Science Principles

June 15, 2018


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As many students already know, one of the new classes coming to Mount Greylock’s ever-interesting selection of courses is AP Computer Science Principles. The course is a welcome addition to the school’s unfortunate lack of computer science courses in a world where the permanent presence of techn...

Technology’s Role at Mount Greylock

Technology’s Role at Mount Greylock

June 9, 2018


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In an ever paperless world, it is no secret that technology is the face of the new generation. Whether it be electronic devices such as phones or laptops, or online tools like google, technology plays a vital role in everyday life. As the popularity of technological devices and resources has increased, it...

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