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Interviews

Interview With New Teacher Sarah Holmes

Interview With New Teacher Sarah Holmes

January 30, 2017

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

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

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

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...

Interview with Jalyn Devadoss ’19

Interview with Jalyn Devadoss ’19

June 18, 2015

Eighth grader Jalyn Devadoss is a new student here at Mt. Greylock. Last year, she and her family went on a yearlong trip to California, and this year Devadoss transitioned from elementary school (Williamstown Elementary School) to Greylock. The Echo asked Devadoss about her trip to “The Golden State...

An Interview with Liza Barrett

An Interview with Liza Barrett

June 2, 2015

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,...

Interview with Cole Custer ’19

Interview with Cole Custer ’19

April 28, 2015

Eighth Grader Cole Kuster recently returned from a family trip to Australia. He is a competitive swimmer, soccer player and runner. I spoke with him to find out more about his experience in a new country.   Swann: You just got back from Australia. How long were you there? Kuster: I stayed in Syd...

Interview with Mr. Gibson

Interview with Mr. Gibson

April 1, 2015

Students admire Andrew Gibson, ninth and tenth grade history teacher at Mt. Greylock, for his fun personality and teaching style, while his adventurous life has sparked interest in students throughout the school. The Echo decided to sit down with Mr. Gibson and see what really went on in his life. Ec...

Math Teacher Courtenay Gibson’s 2,200 Mile Journey

Math Teacher Courtenay Gibson’s 2,200 Mile Journey

February 11, 2015

For those who are not familiar with the Appalachian Trail, it is a trail that runs through fourteen states in the Appalachian Mountains. Many hike this trail that runs close to the eastern coast of the United States. Running from Maine to Georgia, the trail has a total of 2,200 miles. Seventh grade ma...

An Interview with Finn Welch ’20

An Interview with Finn Welch ’20

February 4, 2015

Echo: Ski season; how is it going? Welch: Ski season is very fun. We haven’t had a lot of snow lately, but finally we got some. We just started classical skiing, and I haven't done that in a couple of years. The captains are nice; they're taking charge and making sure us seventh graders don't get ...

An Interview with Dan Flynn ’15

An Interview with Dan Flynn ’15

January 13, 2015

Greylock senior Dan Flynn is a three-sport athlete who participates in soccer, hockey and baseball. This winter season, Flynn is captaining his co-op hockey team serving Mt. Greylock, Drury, Hoosac Valley, McCann Tech and Wahconah all under the Wahconah High School name. Last year as a junior, F...

An Interview with Math Teacher Brandon Price

An Interview with Math Teacher Brandon Price

November 7, 2014

Editors’ Apology: In the October Issue, we unintentionally misquoted Mr. Price’s response about his level of education. We have since made the proper corrections to the PDF, which can be found in the print archives on our website, as well as in the interview below. Echo: How long had you been teaching...

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