The Greylock Echo

Students Explore Green New Deal at Sunrise Watch Party

Students Explore Green New Deal at Sunrise Watch Party

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2019


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Greylock students and other community members convened Tuesday night to watch the Sunrise Movement’s Green New Deal livestream. Present were members of the Youth Environmental Squad, who hosted the event in conjunction with the Williamstown First Congregational Church, members of Greylock's relativel...

Peer Team’s Kindness Month Comes to a Close

Peer Team’s Kindness Month Comes to a Close

Eva Myers, Staff Writer

February 2, 2019


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This past fall, Mount Greylock’s Peer Team introduced the school community to Start With Hello, a kindness initiative created by the families of the students killed in the Sandy Hook shooting in 2014. This project consisted of a week’s worth of activities to help students and the school community grow c...

Cast of Hello, Dolly! Prepares for Undated Performances in March

Cammi Macuch, Interviews Editor

January 27, 2019


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This year, the Mount Greylock theater department is set to perform Hello, Dolly! for the winter musical. This lively musical follows widow and matchmaker, Dolly Gallagher Levi, and her meddlesome escapades in 1880s New York. Dolly finds herself in New York City to work her matchmaker magic on Horace ...

Greylock Musicians Perform at Winter Concert

Lucy McWeeny, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019


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On January 16, Greylock musicians convened for the annual high school winter concert. Inside the cafeteria were rows upon rows of chairs, all facing the “stage” which was the cafeteria floor. It was packed, and empty seats were scarce. As the new auditorium is still being built, the high school ba...

Fisher Discusses Officer Training Programs at “Lunch with a Marine” Event

Fisher Discusses Officer Training Programs at “Lunch with a Marine” Event

Krishan Rai, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


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On Thursday, January 17, Sergeant Fisher visited Mount Greylock to explain and promote the process of becoming a marine officer while attending college. Fisher detailed that to become an Officer in the Marine Corps while pursuing a college degree means joining a Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps...

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


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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...

Eighth Grade Debates Return to Griffin Hall

Eighth Grade Debates Return to Griffin Hall

Maddy Art, Staff Writer

December 26, 2018


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Right before break, this year's eighth graders continued the Mount Greylock tradition of debating constitutional issues. The two days full of debates were the culmination of almost a month of in-depth research and preparation that occurred in the students’ English and Social Studies classes under th...

Greylock Plays Returns

Greylock Plays Returns

December 23, 2018


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Greylock Plays resumed on Thursday after a short hiatus, marking its sixth year. The student-run program, featuring short musical performances, kicked off in the foyer, with over one hundred students and faculty attending. Four groups of students were featured. Sam Tucker-Smith performed the first ...

Students End 2018 in Pajamas and Sweaters

Students End 2018 in Pajamas and Sweaters

December 22, 2018


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Following a Mt. Greylock school tradition, students finished the last school week of 2018 with spontaneous festivity, celebrating Pajama Day and Ugly Sweater Day on Tuesday and Friday, respectively. While students were still expected to work hard and complete their necessary schoolwork, Pajama Day allowed ...

GSA Hosts Game Day

GSA Hosts Game Day

December 22, 2018


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Last Tuesday, December 18, the school cafeteria was transformed into a game center as the Gender Sexuality Alliance held their first Game Day of the academic year. The GSA  strives to make everyone in the school community welcome to their events. On this fun afternoon, the club arranged a variety of ...

Greylock Talks: Lara Aillon-Sohl Discusses Sleep

Greylock Talks: Lara Aillon-Sohl Discusses Sleep

December 21, 2018


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Last Friday, the first Greylock Talks of the 2018-2019 school year kicked off during directed study in the meeting room. Organizers sophomore Victoria Melkonyan, senior Margo Smith, and Kaatje White brought in guest speaker Lara Aillon-Sohl, who is currently a psychiatrist at Williams. Discussing why the...

“Pass Your Fruit Forward” Initiative Prevents Waste, Provides Nourishment

“Pass Your Fruit Forward” Initiative Prevents Waste, Provides Nourishment

December 16, 2018


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At Mt. Greylock, fruit is a mandated lunch component. “Students who purchase a school lunch are required by state law to take a fruit with their lunch even if they don’t want it,” explained school nurse Nicole Russell. This means that lots of fruit is often left uneaten and therefore thrown aw...

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