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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

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...

Where’s World?

Where’s World?

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2018

Greylock students study physics. They study geometry, trigonometry, and biology. They read Lord of the Flies and To Kill a Mockingbird. They conjugate verbs. And they learn United States history. The curriculum is broad, but one thing is missing, some students say: a thorough instruction of th...

Students Express Concern Over Bathroom Signage

Students Express Concern Over Bathroom Signage

Victoria Melkonyan, Features Editor

November 16, 2018

With time comes change, and one controversial change within Mt. Greylock has been the decision to change the signage on the bathrooms from “Girls” and “Boys” to “Urinals and Toilets” and “Toilets.” Members of the administration have repeatedly signaled both in official school documents and...

GSA Continues to Promote Acceptance at Greylock

GSA Continues to Promote Acceptance at Greylock

November 13, 2018

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

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

[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

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

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

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...

Eating Makes You Smart

Eating Makes You Smart

June 23, 2017

We’ve all been there. Taking a standardized test that feels like it’s taking an eternity to finish when, suddenly, you can no longer focus. It becomes difficult to keep track of how much time has passed, how much time you have left, and how fast you should be answering questions to fully complete a s...

Freshmen Class Goes on Exciting Field Trips

Freshmen Class Goes on Exciting Field Trips

June 15, 2017

On Monday, June 12th, students in the freshman class were treated to an exciting trip to Ramblewild, the outdoor aerial and adventure park in Lanesboro. Continuing the school’s relationship with the park--in years past the high school band has performed at Ramblewild, and free passes to the park used...

The Pajama Game Review

The Pajama Game Review

March 31, 2017

On Friday and Saturday, the 10th and 11th of March, Mt. Greylock thespians, under the leadership of Jeffrey Welch, took to the MainStage at Williams College’s ‘62 Center for Theatre and Dance to perform The Pajama Game. I attended this beautiful venue for the Friday performance; sitting in the second level ...

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