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Educational Gender Bias and Its Place at Mount Greylock

Alayna Schwarzer, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

School communities, while unique in their own ways, often reflect broader issues of the world at large. Even with relatively small and isolated districts, such as ours, it is important to recognize that...

Mount Greylock Switches to Telehealth Model for Mental Health Services

Molly Sullivan, News Editor February 3, 2021

Due to Mount Greylock’s remote school model, many mental health and therapy services have had to transition into a remote setting as well. The Echo talked to school social worker Keith Jones and school...

Teens Staying in Touch

Lucy Igoe, Staff Writer January 30, 2021

COVID-19 has completely uprooted our world and changed day to day lives. Now that Mount Greylock is fully remote and strict guidelines remain in place students have had to find new ways to see and connect...

The Negative Effects of Remote Learning

Andrew Petropulos, Staff Writer January 30, 2021

For many, online learning is a perfect solution for the challenges COVID-19 poses towards education. While on the surface it may seem like a good solution to protect our community from contracting COVID-19,...

Greylock Reacts to Capitol Riots

Quin Repetto, Staff Writer January 29, 2021

On January 6th, 2021, millions of Americans anxiously watched as a Trump rally turned into a violent riot outside the Capitol building. Armed Trump supporters stormed the building. The insurrection was...

COVID Regulations Magnify Underemphasis on Greylock Arts

COVID Regulations Magnify Underemphasis on Greylock Arts

Lucy McWeeny and Sylvie Clowes, Staff Writers January 29, 2021

“The arts are a creative outlet for being able to express yourself in a different mean, which is really important,” said Mount Greylock band and chorus teacher Jaqueline Vinette.  Vinette began...

A Look at Greylock's GSA

A Look at Greylock’s GSA

Molly Sullivan, News Editor January 29, 2021

Mount Greylock offers many extra curriculars, ranging from Shakespeare Club to volleyball to the Youth Environmental Squad. But one club in particular has gained traction recently: the GSA, or the Gender-Sexuality...

The Hidden History of Mt. Greylock

The Hidden History of Mt. Greylock

Mia Lafrazia, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

If you’ve ever visited Mt. Greylock (the landmark, not the school), you’ve likely noticed a surplus of both in-state and out-of-state tourists. But most Berkshire residents probably don’t know how...

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A Brief History of the SAT

Luca Hirsch, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

With the recent termination of the SAT subject tests and the already optional essay, there has been a growing call for the College Board to end the SAT once and for all. While the standardized test can...

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

Alayna Schwarzer , Staff Writer 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...

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Students Spend Gap Year on Political Campaigns

Slyvie Clowes and Lucy McWeeny, Staff Writers 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

Lucy Igoe and Alayna Schwarzer , Staff Writer 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...

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