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Social and Emotional Wellness Classes Make Trips to Sweetwood (Interview)

Social and Emotional Wellness Classes Make Trips to Sweetwood (Interview)

Ava Simon, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Interviews, News

Sweetwood is a facility that houses senior citizens in a community type fashion. Students from Greylock had the opportunity to make some visits for a service project for the Social and Emotional Wellness class taught by Coach Jordan. The Echo reached out to one of the students, Taylor Callahan, to learn m...

An Interview with Larry Bell

Will McDonough, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019


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Coach and teacher Larry Bell recently received the Frank A. Zoltek Award for Passionate Coaching. The Echo met up with Bell to hear his thoughts about the award and his background as a coach. Echo: Can you tell me a bit more about the award? Bell: Well, my understanding is it’s an award named for a ...

Mr. Schutz Returns to Greylock (Interview)

Mr. Schutz Returns to Greylock (Interview)

December 22, 2018


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Vice principal Mr. Shutz returned to Mt. Greylock last week after spending time overseas in the military. The Echo sat down with Shutz to discuss his experiences and his transition back to high school life. Echo: How would you describe your time overseas? Mr. Shutz: I was deployed as a member of the Massac...

Robotics Club Enters Third Year (Interview)

Robotics Club Enters Third Year (Interview)

November 26, 2018


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The Robotics Team is entering its third year of existence at Mt. Greylock. On November 16th, the Echo interviewed freshman Anthony Welch to get some background on what Robotics Team is all about as well as what the group’s plans are for the year. Echo: Can you tell me a little bit about the Robotics ...

PALS Continues at Greylock (Interview)

PALS Continues at Greylock (Interview)

November 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Interviews

PALS, or “Promoting Acceptance and Learning through Sports,” is a program where neurotypical MG students get paired up with students with special needs and participate in various sports and activities. The Echo spoke with Donna Narey, one of the co-founders of the program, about what it entails and...

An Interview With Jeffrey Welch

An Interview With Jeffrey Welch

November 14, 2018


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History teacher Jeffrey Welch was recently awarded the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation’s $10,000 James C. Kapteyn Prize for excellence in teaching. The Echo sat down with Welch to learn more about his background and experiences in the world of education. Echo: Can you tell me a little bit a...

An Interview With Andrew Agostini

An Interview With Andrew Agostini

October 11, 2018


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Of all the teachers at Mt. Greylock, there is perhaps nobody so versatile as Andrew Agostini, who has taught Math, Latin, and Physical Education on top of being a paraprofessional and football coach. The Echo sat down with Mr. Agostini to ask him a few questions. Echo: Could you give us a timeline of what you used to...

An Interview with Scott Burdick

An Interview with Scott Burdick

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

June 14, 2018


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Chemistry teacher and cross country coach Scott Burdick gave his last lecture on Tuesday, as he is retiring from teaching. The Echo sat down with him to reflect on his time at Mount Greylock. Echo: Today was the last chemistry lecture of your career. How does that feel? Burdick: You know, you ge...

An Interview with Kim Grady

An Interview with Kim Grady

June 7, 2018


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The Echo sat down with Kim Grady, who has recently been appointed to the position of permanent superintendent, to ask her some questions. Echo: Give us a brief rundown of what happened within the School Board leading up to you being chosen to be the new superintendent. How did it all play out? Was it ...

Interview: R.E.V. Club Emerges at Greylock

Interview: R.E.V. Club Emerges at Greylock

June 7, 2018


Filed under Community, High School, Interviews

The Echo met with Karen McComish, a junior who has helped to start R.E.V., a new club at Greylock. Echo: What is R.E.V.? McComish: R.E.V. stands for Register, Educate, and Vote. Our mission is to pre-register and register all high schoolers to vote and to educate everyone on political issues whether ...

An Interview with Sam Tucker-Smith

An Interview with Sam Tucker-Smith

February 5, 2018


Filed under Interviews, Middle School

Seventh grader Sam Tucker-Smith is involved in chorus and band. He is writing his own musical, and the Echo sat down to talk to him about it. Echo: Can you tell us a little about the musical? Tucker-Smith: The musical is set in New York City in 1972 and there’s lots of characters, lots of plot. But if I had to n...

An Interview with Coach Zaldivar

An Interview with Coach Zaldivar

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2017


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You might have read our interview a few weeks ago with new teacher Mr. Johnson. Another of the new, friendly faces floating around Greylock these days is PE teacher Coach Zaldivar. We sat down with him to ask him some questions. Echo: What are your hobbies and interests outside of school? Coach Zaldivar:...

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