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Into the Metaverse: A Look at the New World of Virtual Reality

Charlotte Holubar, Staff Writer January 11, 2022

The term “Metaverse” was originally coined by author Neal Stephenson in one of his science fiction novels written in 1992. The idea has since resurfaced, leading many companies to take steps to make...

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! to be Winter Musical

Molly Sullivan January 9, 2022

In early March, the winter musical will return to the Mount Greylock stage with a Bang. Mount Greylock students will perform Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a 1968 musical based on a book by Ian Fleming, with...

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Mount Greylock Updates COVID Testing and Protocols

Lucy McWeeny January 9, 2022

For the Mount Greylock Regional district, a new COVID-19 testing protocol will go into effect on Monday, January 17th. This updated protocol will end the current test and stay program, excluding Pre-K,...

An Overview of the American Rescue Plan Act

Charlotte Holubar December 2, 2021

The largest spending bill in the nation’s history, the American Rescue Plan (ARPA), was passed in March 2020. The plan is funded with $1.9 trillion, and acts as a COVID-19 rescue package that will help...

Mount Greylock Continues With Free Lunch Initiative

Krishiv Malhorta December 1, 2021

  Mount Greylock began offering free lunches in September 2020. The state of Massachusetts was the driving force for this, and the goal was to be able to offer free lunches to all students to help...

November 15, 2021 Print Edition

November 15, 2021 Print Edition

November 18, 2021

In This Issue:  News & Features: New MIAA Schedule: "Healthy Competition" or Perils to Mental Health? 1 in 650: An Interview with Melina Woodbury A Look at the College Application Process Midsummer?...

Mount Greylock Returns to Traditional Schedule

Arthur Millet October 3, 2021

On September 2nd, the Mount Greylock Regional School District school year commenced. Although COVID-19 persists, this year seems to better reflect the traditional learning model from pre-COVID times. Returning...

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Mount Greylock Alumna Speaks on UMass Amherst Protests

Molly Sullivan and Celina Savage October 3, 2021

On Sunday, September 19, a protest broke out on the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s campus outside the Theta Chi fraternity house. Around 300 students gathered to protest the fraternity group after...

June 12, 2021 Print Edition: Graduation Issue

June 12, 2021 Print Edition: Graduation Issue

June 14, 2021

In This Issue:  News & Features: MG Relaxes Mask Restrictions Munemo and Weaver to Speak at Graduation Students Art Displays Featured At '62 Center College Board Conducts Modified...

Mount Greylock Returns to Fully In-Person Learning

Arthur Millet , Staff Writer May 16, 2021

On Wednesday, April 28th, Mount Greylock Regional School reopened five days a week to all middle school students. On May 3rd, high school students were also welcomed back fully in-person. Students can...

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District Elementary Schools Remove Six Dr. Seuss Books from Libraries

Alayna Schwarzer, Associate Editor May 15, 2021

During early March of this year, Mount Greylock Superintendent Dr. Jake McCandles sent a letter to the district’s elementary school teachers instructing them to remove the following titles by popular...

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A Look at the New “Diverse Book Club”

Mia Lafrazia, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

This semester, a new “diverse book club” has been created as an extracurricular curricular activity at Mount Greylock.  The club will meet during directed studies and evenings every 1-2 months to...

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