The Greylock Echo

Graduation 2019: Principal’s Address

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

June 8, 2019


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On Saturday, June 8, the Mount Greylock class of 2019 graduated. In addition to a graduation-themed print issue, the Echo is digitally publishing the texts of the addresses of the principal and the two class speakers. Thank you so much for joining us today to celebrate a milestone in the lives of...

Greylock Art Featured at MASS MoCA Teen Invite

Greylock Art Featured at MASS MoCA Teen Invite

Charlie McWeeny, News Editor

May 5, 2019


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Mount Greylock art students from grades 9 through 12 had their work displayed as part of the Ninth Annual Teen Invite at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams last weekend. The show, which lasted from April 26 through the 28th, included works from teens throughout the county, an...

MGJCL Attends State Convention

Krishan Rai, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019


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Last weekend, the Mount Greylock Junior Classical League attended a three-day state convention with members from around the state. They placed fourth overall after engaging in a variety of competitions and activities over three days to celebrate ancient Roman and Greek language and culture. One o...

New Officers Emphasize Inclusion in Future Plans

Ava Simon and Eva Myers

May 5, 2019


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Student government elections were held this week for grades 8-11, and both new and old faces have been chosen to represent the student body. Jennah Simpson (the upcoming 9th Grade Treasurer) remarked that she is most excited for “the ability to have an impact,” and said that “I’m excited to...

Greylock Competes in As Schools Match Wits

Laura Dupuis, Features Editor

April 30, 2019


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On Saturday, April 20, sophomores Oscar Low and Victoria Melkonyan, junior Toby Foehl, and senior Theo Sandstrom, advised by English teacher Blair Dils, competed against Wahconah Regional High School in the As Schools Match Wits Competition at Westfield State University. As Schools Match Wits is hosted by Springfie...

Students, Teachers Protest MCAS Question

Students, Teachers Protest MCAS Question

Laura Dupuis, Staff Writer

April 7, 2019


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During the English Language Arts MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) exam this spring, sophomores encountered a narrative essay prompt based on a passage from the novel The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead, and students were asked to write a journal entry from the perspectiv...

New Program of Studies Announced for 2019-2020 School Year

New Program of Studies Announced for 2019-2020 School Year

Clara McWeeny, News Editor

April 3, 2019


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View the complete Program of Studies here. A new Program of Studies was announced for the coming 2019-2020 school year, with four brand new classes and seven classes that are back in rotation. These classes are offered for High Schoolers, with grade variations dependent upon the class. The brand ...

Bellmon ’08 Brings Political Experience to Greylock Visit

Bellmon ’08 Brings Political Experience to Greylock Visit

Eva Myers, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


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On Tuesday, March 26th, Greylock alum Anthony Bellmon came to speak to students about his work with Congressman Brendan Boyle, as well as his other work in politics and the community. Bellmon, who graduated in ‘08, currently works for the congressman as his body man, personal assistant, and eve...

Students Get Into March Madness

Krishan Rai, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019


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March Madness, the annual NCAA basketball tournament, is well underway, having started in Mid-March and set to end with a national championship on April 8th. The tournament consists of 68 men’s basketball teams, who compete in a 64 team single elimination bracket after the “First Four” are elimin...

Greylock Puts on Career Fair

Eva Myers, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019


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On the half day on Wednesday, March 20th, both teachers and students from grades nine through twelve attended this year’s career fair that was held in the cafeteria throughout the day. The fair, which was organized by Ms. Mendel and Ms. Tierney, was made up of parents, community members, and Mount Gr...

Students Take National Latin Exam

Students Take National Latin Exam

Victoria Melkonyan, Features Editor

March 19, 2019


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On Tuesday March 12 during first period in the cafeteria, many Mt. Greylock Latin students took the National Latin Exam. The exam, which is sponsored by the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League, is “predicated on providing every Latin student the opportunity to experience a...

SEE Fund and Junior Class Host Trivia Night

SEE Fund and Junior Class Host Trivia Night

Sam Tucker-Smith, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


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This past Thursday, Mount Greylock, the SEE fund, and the MGRS Junior Class hosted a trivia night. The event was open to teachers, students, and family. The Trivia Night organizers announced that there would be competition for “gift cards and bragging rights." Anna Welch, who helped organize th...

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