The Greylock Echo

Mr. Schutz Returns to Greylock (Interview)

Mr. Schutz Returns to Greylock (Interview)

December 22, 2018


Filed under Faculty & Staff, Interviews

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...

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 ...

An Interview with Coach Zaldivar

An Interview with Coach Zaldivar

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2017


Filed under Faculty & Staff, Interviews

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:...

Interview with Mr. Johnson

Interview with Mr. Johnson

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2017


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You may notice a few new faculty faces floating around. One of them is Latin teacher, Magister Johnson. On Wednesday, September 13th, the Echo got a chance to sit down and ask him some questions. Echo: What are your hobbies and interests outside of school? Magister Johnson: Well, I like to hike,...

Interview With New Teacher Sarah Holmes

Interview With New Teacher Sarah Holmes

January 30, 2017


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Echo: What did you do before you came to Mt. Greylock? Ms. Holmes: I did two different outdoor educator-type… One was specifically an internship with the Student Conservation Association, which is about forty minutes from here. It was my first experience in this area of Massachusetts, and that was...

Interview With Mr. Fisher

Interview With Mr. Fisher

December 1, 2015


Filed under Community, Faculty & Staff

Matthew Fisher is an English teacher at Mt. Greylock who enjoys Bob Dylan, the New York Mets, and Sporcle: a trivia, quiz, and brain game website. The Echo sat down with Mr. Fisher to discuss his education, his past jobs, and how he came to be at Greylock. Echo: Where did you grow up? Mr. Fisher: I grew up...

An Interview with Dr. Burdick

An Interview with Dr. Burdick

October 13, 2015


Filed under Community, Faculty & Staff

Before Dr. Burdick became a teacher at Mt. Greylock in the Fall of ‘98, he worked with a company affiliated with NASA, developing infrared telescope systems. The Greylock Echo sat down with Dr. Burdick to discuss his education, his family, and life before his current job. Echo: So, Dr. Burdick, it...

An Interview with Douglas Dias

An Interview with Douglas Dias

June 18, 2015


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Soon after Dr. Douglas Dias was hired to be our new superintendent, Sophomores Simon Kent and Elias Sekkal sat down with him for a few minutes to find out more about his choice to move to the Berkshires and inquire about some of his initial impressions of our Tri-District. Dr. Dias will be starting...

An Interview with Liza Barrett

An Interview with Liza Barrett

June 2, 2015


Filed under Community, Faculty & Staff

The Echo sat down with seventh grade English teacher Liza Barrett to discuss her being awarded the seventh through twelfth grade 2015 Berkshire County Educator of The Year Award, which was determined by MCLA and local superintendents. Three levels of education were recognized: birth through second grade,...

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