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Mounties Wear Yellow for a Day

Mounties Wear Yellow for  a Day

March 27, 2015

On Friday March 27th, 2015, students at Mt. Greylock put their yellow clothes on in support of a British boy Seth, a five year old born with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), which means he has little to no white blood cells, which renders him unable to fight diseases. Seth’s favorite color...

Senior Mischief

Senior Mischief

March 20, 2015

When Buses pulled in at Mt Greylock Regional High School March 20th, they were greeted by the sight of red and white toilet paper hanging from the trees. Although this is not the senior prank for the class of 2015, the graffiti on the snow banks and walls on the outside of the school, includes many ...

Prevention Needs Survey

Prevention Needs Survey

March 3, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, students in eighth, tenth and twelfth grade took the Prevention Needs Assessment Survey. The study is state sponsored and organized by the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition.The survey is given every two years to students in high schools around Massachusetts, and the results...

Network Firmware Update Improves Connectivity

Network Firmware Update Improves Connectivity

February 27, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, Mt. Greylock’s Technical and Audio Visual Coordinator Rob Wnuk successfully updated the school’s Wi-Fi system after receiving sporadic reports of device connectivity problems. Starting shortly before February Break, some students and faculty members were noticing an inability t...

Plastic Trays Save Money

Plastic Trays Save Money

November 14, 2014

Most students probably remember the styrofoam lunch trays that were used in the cafeteria for a brief span of time earlier this fall. In order to uncover the motivation behind this move, the Echo spoke to Judy Richardson, the head of the Mt. Greylock Cafeteria. Richardson explained “The styrofoam...

Greylock Students Mix It Up

Greylock Students Mix It Up

November 7, 2014

On October 28th Mt. Greylock students participated in Mix It Up at Lunch Day. During both lunch periods various members of the Peer Team and Student Council handed different colored LifeSavers™ to students, indicating which table to sit at. The purpose of Mix It Up was to get students who may...

Good Standing Policy Implemented

Good Standing Policy Implemented

October 28, 2014

This fall, Mt. Greylock consolidated previous parking, attendance and athletic policies into a new Good Standing policy. A student in violation of the Good Standing policy is on social probation, preventing them from attending dances, field trips, club meetings and athletic contests. Students fall out...

Fans and Dehumidifiers Control School’s Air Quality

Fans and Dehumidifiers Control School’s Air Quality

October 10, 2014

Last fall, on September 11, 2013,  Mt. Greylock students and faculty were sent home at 12:45 due to slippery floors. Classes were also canceled the following day. As a result of the hazardous floors, the school’s custodial staff has placed fans throughout the hallways of the school this fall to p...

Sophomore Class Raises Money With Cornhole Tournament

October 7, 2014

Mt. Greylock 10/1/14 ~Friday October 3rd from 5-7 the sophomore class is hosting a cornhole fundraiser. The price is 12 dollars per playing pair. The sophomore class will also be holding a raffle for a Mt. Greylock themed cornhole set.  Sophomore president Zach Armet says, “We were looking forward...

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