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JCL Attends 2019 Classics Day

Molly Sullivan, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

On Thursday, December 5, the Junior Classical League (JCL) attended Classics Day, hosted by Boston University. JCL is a club at Greylock open to all students, regardless of what language they take. It focuses on promoting Ancient Roman and Greek Civilization, but they also perform community service,...

In Print: November 2019

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2019

We published 20+ stories this week in our November 2019 print issue. Content ranges from restaurant reviews, to news stories on possible vacation schedule changes, to in-depths on Greylock's glass curriculum. You can read the whole issue here. ...

Robotics Gears Up for New Year

Emma Sandstrom, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

After a second-place finish and a final four appearance in robotic competitions last year, the Mount Greylock Robotics Team is gearing up for the upcoming season of competitions, which officially begins in December. The club is affiliated with First Robotics, a foundation that administers competit...

Seventh Grade Takes Part in “Curating a Culture of Respect”

Ava Howard, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Since 2015, seventh graders at Mount Greylock have participated in a program called “Curating a Culture of Respect.” This initiative was first started in hopes to enhance understanding of art in middle schoolers, while connecting this understanding to the world as a whole. The museums involved i...

Library Featuring New Writing Center

Library Featuring New Writing Center

Saville Keyes, Opinion editor

October 20, 2019

Mount Greylock has introduced a new writing center in the library, just weeks after former English teacher Liza Barrett took on her new role as librarian. Barrett said she helped cultivate the idea in hopes that students could get the assistance they need in a convenient, academic setting.  There ar...

Student Council Prepares for New Year

Ava Howard, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Greylock’s high school student council is now over a month into the 2019-20 academic year. Mount Greylock students are encouraged to talk to members of the student council and contribute their own ideas. At the club fair in Mid-September, the student council provided slips of paper to write advice ...

Student GPAs Disabled

Laura Dupuis, Features Editor

October 6, 2019

After student GPAs were blocked on Powerschool this past week, students have been in a divide. Some said the number helped to motivate them, while others said they were glad to be rid of the stress that goes along with a number to determine their school performance.  According to Mount Greylock principal Mary M...

Johnson Edges Tidmarsh In School Council Election

Charlie McWeeny, News Editor

October 1, 2019

After voting took place for a parent/guardian seat on School Council at the September 11 open house and online for the following two days, Michelle Johnson of Lanesbourgh emerged victorious with 64 votes. Tanya Tidmarsh, a Williamstown resident and candidate for School Council, came away with 63.  ...

Photos: Climate Strike 9/20

Photos: Climate Strike 9/20

Charlie McWeeny, News Editor

September 30, 2019

Class of 2025 Kicks of Start of School with “The Road to Success”

Class of 2025 Kicks of Start of School with “The Road to Success”

Molly Sullivan and Emma Sandstrom

September 17, 2019

Throughout the first three days of school, the class of 2025 participated in a seventh grade orientation, where they got to spend some time together as new classmates and got to know each other a bit better. A grant from the SEE fund made this new orientation, called “The Road To Success,” possible. T...

Football Merger Brings Mixed Emotions, Adjustments to Greylock

Laura Dupuis, Features Editor

September 17, 2019

After experiencing a low projected turnout this past spring for the fall season, the Mount Greylock football team merged with former opponent, Drury High School.  The Mount Greylock administration decided that although there were not enough students to make a full team, the students should still get...

Schedule Conflicts Fill Library During Block Nine

Schedule Conflicts Fill Library During Block Nine

Julia Butler, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

At the beginning of block nine on the first day of school, dozens of high school students headed over to the guidance office to fill a hole in their schedule, only to find a crowd of others, flowing out the door, doing the same thing. One of the only available electives during the period is Practical ...

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