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The Life of a Snow Day

The Life of a Snow Day

March 6, 2017

With six snow days and a delay already, the winter of 2016-17 has proven to be quite a satisfying season for the students of Mt. Greylock. We had 20 inches by the time we hit December break. These storms have seemingly lined up perfectly with morning and afternoon commute hours, leaving principals and s...

Women March For Protection of Rights

Women March For Protection of Rights

March 1, 2017

Following the presidential election of Donald Trump, women all over the country and the world used their right of free speech to protest some of the new president’s proposed policies. In Washington D.C. alone, there were about 470,000 individuals who participated in the march. According to the New...

New Faculty at Mt. Greylock

New Faculty at Mt. Greylock

October 18, 2016

Upon returning to Mt. Greylock in early September, students have noticed several new faces around the building. Since last spring, teams of faculty, staff, students, and parents interviewed and selected seven new staff members. Eileen Belastock joins Mt. Greylock as the new Director of Academic Techno...

Senior Prank 2016

Senior Prank 2016

May 9, 2016

On Monday, May 1, Mt. Greylock’s senior class pulled off their long-awaited senior prank. At around 5:30AM, the project began with a giant delivery of sand to Mt. Greylock’s front doors, brought in by senior Adam Petricca. Petricca, along with a group of seniors who arrived at the school shortly a...

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

March 16, 2016

Every March 17, millions of people across America flock to their schools and workplaces, decked out in as much green as they can muster. What most people know of St. Patrick’s Day is that it is that is a day where everyone claims to be Irish and the Guinness flows freely. This St. Patrick's Day, however...

Makerspace Brings New Opportunities to Students

Makerspace Brings New Opportunities to Students

March 4, 2016

In early January of this year, the Makerspace, a place within the building for students to pursue their own technological interests, opened at Mt. Greylock. The Makerspace was part of Greylock’s technology proposal to Williams College last year, and is the latest installment in the school’s academic expa...

Public Forums During Directed Studies

Public Forums During Directed Studies

March 1, 2016

On Tuesday, February 2 and Thursday, February 4, Principal Mary MacDonald and Building Committee member Carrie Greene presented the status of Mt. Greylock’s new building project to the high school and middle school directed studies. MacDonald pursued a transparent policy, informing Mt. Greylock students...

World Football: 1/8

World Football: 1/8

January 8, 2016

Column by: Elias Sekkal, Aaron Kleiner, Manas Jain, Matthew Kleiner Each week, The Echo’s own football pundits will discuss two of Europe’s biggest matches at the weekend and make their predictions Roma-Milan The Italian top flight resumed after the Christmas break with an appetizing group of midweek f...

Sam and Zach’s Star Wars Countdown: T-minus 2 weeks

Sam and Zach’s Star Wars Countdown: T-minus 2 weeks

December 16, 2015

    This week, Sam and Zach review the penultimate film of the Star Wars Saga: The Empire Strikes Back. The Empire Strikes Back is a rare case in the film world: a sequel that is better than its prequel. One reason for this is how Empire’s plot is is more than the simple victories of the good guys t...

World Football Weekly: 12/11

World Football Weekly: 12/11

December 11, 2015

Leicester City-Chelsea A match which would have garnered little doubt as to who would be the victor last season is now a formidable clash heading into the winter break. Despite rocketing to the title this May in one of the most dominant campaigns in Premier League history, Chelsea see themselves at a ...

Sam and Zach’s Star Wars Countdown: T-Minus 3 Weeks

Sam and Zach’s Star Wars Countdown: T-Minus 3 Weeks

December 9, 2015

As we enter the home stretch for The Force Awakens, Sam and Zach review the beginning of it all: A New Hope. Put simply, A New Hope is the pure essence of the Star Wars saga. A long time ago—38 years to be precise—Lucas changed the lives of millions. A New Hope marked the beginning of an epic ...

World Football Weekly 12/4

World Football Weekly 12/4

December 4, 2015

Column by: Elias Sekkal, Aaron Kleiner, Manas Jain, Matthew Kleiner Each week, The Echo’s own football pundits will discuss two of Europe’s biggest matches at the weekend and make their predictions Lazio-Juventus After starting the current campaign in dreadful form, Juventus has finally begun to climb...

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