The Greylock Echo

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...

JCL Members Attend Classics Day

JCL Members Attend Classics Day

December 12, 2018


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Last week, Mount Greylock’s Junior Classical League (JCL) traveled to Boston University for the annual Classics Day event. JCL aims to promote the Classical, Roman, and Greek studies in the modern era. Every year the JCL participates in three main events: Kickoff, Classics Day, and State Convention. The ...

School Committee Addresses Sparsity Aid, Votes on District Improvement Plan

School Committee Addresses Sparsity Aid, Votes on District Improvement Plan

December 12, 2018


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Late last week school committee members met to discuss a variety of school and statewide issues. Present were superintendent Kim Grady, Regina DiLego, Dan Caplinger, Christina Conry, and Al Terranova. Steven Miller, Alison Carter, and Joe Bergeron were not present. Regional Strategic Planning was a...

As Schools Match Wits Team Assembled

As Schools Match Wits Team Assembled

December 10, 2018


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This year a team of Greylock students are keeping their wits about them in a unique sort of championship, the popular high school quiz show As Schools Match Wits. The show, now in its 58th season, is produced by the Springfield based public television service WGBY in partnership with Westfield State...

Model UN Team Attends Fall Conferences

Model UN Team Attends Fall Conferences

December 2, 2018


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The Mount Greylock Model United Nations Delegation has had a busy couple of months as they entered the third year of the club’s existence. Through the efforts of several Williams College coaches along with the enthusiasm of Mount Greylock students, the Model UN club was brought back to Mount Greyl...

Building Committee Discusses Costs, Logistics as “Closeout” Phase Nears

Building Committee Discusses Costs, Logistics as “Closeout” Phase Nears

December 2, 2018


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On November 20, nine of fourteen members of the Mount Greylock Building Committee met to give updates and discuss the future of the current building project. Steven Miller attended his first meeting, as he is one of the school committee representatives replacing Carry Green, who chose not to run for...

Signage Conversation Continues at Student Forum

Signage Conversation Continues at Student Forum

November 28, 2018


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Editor’s note: “Students Express Concern Over Bathroom Signage,” the article which this forum was a response to, was published in the November 16 print issue of the Echo. You can read this article, as well as the rest of this print issue, here. On Tuesday, November 20, Principal Mary MacDonald held a public forum for interested students about bathroom signage at Mt...

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