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Beyond Greylock

Livia Morales, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

With the rapid expansion of coronavirus across the country, all schools are cancelled state-wide, except in Nebraska, Iowa, and Maine, where cancellations vary by district. Virginia, Oklahoma and Kansas have already announced the closure of schools for the rest of the academic year.  As reported by...

MIAA Postpones Start of Spring Sports Season

Mackenzie Sheehy, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

Note: the information and quotes in this story do not all reflect today’s decision by the state to close schools until May. We will provide updates. In an attempt to slow the spread of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, schools in Massachusetts have closed for the next three weeks to help practic...

Face-to-Face AP Exams Canceled, Online Ones Offered on Optional Basis

Face-to-Face AP Exams Canceled, Online Ones Offered on Optional Basis

Emma Sandstrom, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

On Friday, March 20, the College Board announced their response to COVID-19, and how the lack of school will affect students' preparedness for AP testing.  The virus is dangerously contagious and has therefore caused nearly every school district to shut down due to the close contact that each studen...

Overview: Baker Closes MA Schools Until May

Molly Sullivan, News Editor

March 25, 2020

On March 13, Mount Greylock Regional School District closed for two weeks in order to help stop the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). A few days later, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker closed all schools until April 7. On March 25, Baker announced that all Massachusetts schools will be c...

Greylock Community Reacts to COVID-19 Outbreak: Updates and Angles

Greylock Community Reacts to COVID-19 Outbreak: Updates and Angles

The Greylock Echo COVID-19 Coverage Team

March 25, 2020

The Echo is committed to providing coverage of how the COVID-19 outbreak is impacting the Greylock community. Below you can find the stories we've written so far. Come back throughout the week for more.

Fabrics and the Pit: Behind the Scenes of “Anything Goes”

Fabrics and the Pit: Behind the Scenes of “Anything Goes”

Julia Butler, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

Mount Greylock’s annual Spring Musical, Anything Goes, took place from February 28 to March 1 in the school auditorium. While the musical featured a combination of talented actors — Marleigh Briggs, Sam Tucker-Smith, Krishan Rai, Ashtyn Faas, Finn Ellingwood, and many others — on stage, and a cr...

January Print Issue

January Print Issue

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2020

The Echo published over 20 new stories this week in its January print edition. You can read the issue here.

Welch and McWeeny on Berkshire MVP Titles

Welch and McWeeny on Berkshire MVP Titles

John Skavlem, Staff Writer

December 29, 2019

The numerous athletes at Mount Greylock have brought in a large handful of accolades over the years. This was one such year -- the Mounties soccer program saw the title of Berkshire County’s Most Valuable Player bestowed upon Finn Welch and Clara McWeeney, athletes from the girls and boys soccer teams...

Book Fair Returns to Greylock

Livia Morales, Staff Writer

December 26, 2019

On December 10 and 11, The Book Fair was held at Mount Greylock, run by parent volunteers, in order to promote literacy and foster excitement around books.  Open to all grades, the fair particularly targeted middle schoolers; seventh graders visited during their English block and eighth graders during...

Model UN Delegation attends SciMUN

Model UN Delegation attends SciMUN

Mackenzie Sheehy, Staff Writer

December 22, 2019

The Mount Greylock Model United Nations Delegation has been busy for the past couple weeks as they head into winter break. In its fourth year in existence, the club is run by Secretary-Generals Owen Tucker-Smith and Victoria Melkonyan, Captain Oscar Low, and Chief of Staff Noah Greenfield, along with sev...

School Committee Talks Wyvern, APs

Emma Sandstorm and Molly Sullivan

December 19, 2019

At their December meeting, the district School Committee hosted two sixth graders from Lanesboro Elementary to talk about an exciting, new activity that they took part in, which involved their whole school.  Led by Principal Nolan Pratt, the students took part in a day full of a variety of activities...

Wellness Committee Talks Mental Health

Laura Dupuis, Features Editor

December 19, 2019

Last Wednesday, the MGRSD Wellness Committee, which includes representatives from Lanesborough Elementary School, Williamstown Elementary School, Mount Greylock, the School Council, and members of the community met. Members work with the schools in the district to improve student wellness.  The comm...

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