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Students Join International Climate Strike Movement

Students Join International Climate Strike Movement

Charlie McWeeny, News Editor

March 17, 2019

Students from Mount Greylock and Williamstown Elementary joined Williams students, parents, and community members in a climate march from WES to Field Park on Friday afternoon. The march came amid youth-led climate strikes across the globe, started by Swedish high-school student Greta Thurnberg, who...

Plans for New Turf Gain Momentum

Plans for New Turf Gain Momentum

Clara McWeeny, News Editor

March 17, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12th, a school council subcommittee met to discuss the future of a turf at Greylock. Coaches, Parents and Students gathered with the architect, Ed Art, of the new project to move forward on design plans. Since the last meeting, plan 5B was decided on, a plan that has the new turf be...

Rhie Introduces Zen at Second Chapter of Greylock Talks

Rhie Introduces Zen at Second Chapter of Greylock Talks

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2019

Williams College Professor of English Bernard Rhie visited Greylock on Friday for the year’s second installation of the Greylock Talks series. The first guest to host an event in the newly renovated auditorium, Rhie gave a lecture titled “What is Zen?” which included a run-down on the core aspects ...

Student Council Addresses Playlist Guidelines, Engages in Service Projects

Jackie, Wells

March 14, 2019

The Greylock Student Council has spent the last months focusing on various student concerns. One topic of discussion has been guidelines for the playlists that multiple fall and spring sports teams play on the speakers while warming up. Generally, the teams make a list of songs which then get looked ...

Mounties Reach Podium at Robotics Competition

Mounties Reach Podium at Robotics Competition

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2019

The Mechanical Mounties, Mt. Greylock’s FIRST Robotics team, earned silver medalist standing on Sunday, joining a powerful alliance that made the finals at the New England District Waterbury Event. After moving on from the qualifying round, the team, along with Aces High and Bobcat Robotics, won f...

Auditorium Opens, Closes Once Again

Auditorium Opens, Closes Once Again

Clara McWeeny, Staff Writer

March 10, 2019

On February 19th, Mt. Greylock students and families were sent an email from Mary MacDonald, announcing that the school had earned its Certificate of Occupancy from Williamstown. This means the building is now fully opened: even the long awaited auditorium. This new comes almost seven months after the...

REV Starts Media Weekly Newsletter

REV Starts Media Weekly Newsletter

Eva Myers, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

One of Mount Greylock’s most popular clubs this year is the REV club. The club, which stands for Register, Educate, Vote, has attracted students from all grades, and the club members are working to educate other students and community members of the importance of voting. One way they are spreading the ...

Robotics Prepares for Competitive Season

Robotics Prepares for Competitive Season

Alex Wilson, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019

Since the establishment of the First Robotics club at Mount Greylock, Mr. Louis and students have worked to complete a robot before the upcoming Springfield competition. First Robotics is an international competitive robotics league for high school students which aims at expanding stem ideals in the...

Students Push Neal to Support Green New Deal

Students Push Neal to Support Green New Deal

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

Over the past weeks, students in grades seven through twelve have collaborated with the Sunrise Movement and local schools to fight for a new congressional resolution: the Green New Deal. After attending a group watch party for the Sunrise Movement’s informational livestream, students proceeded to ...

Students Explore Green New Deal at Sunrise Watch Party

Students Explore Green New Deal at Sunrise Watch Party

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2019

Greylock students and other community members convened Tuesday night to watch the Sunrise Movement’s Green New Deal livestream. Present were members of the Youth Environmental Squad, who hosted the event in conjunction with the Williamstown First Congregational Church, members of Greylock's relativel...

Peer Team’s Kindness Month Comes to a Close

Peer Team’s Kindness Month Comes to a Close

Eva Myers, Staff Writer

February 2, 2019

This past fall, Mount Greylock’s Peer Team introduced the school community to Start With Hello, a kindness initiative created by the families of the students killed in the Sandy Hook shooting in 2014. This project consisted of a week’s worth of activities to help students and the school community grow c...

Cast of Hello, Dolly! Prepares for Undated Performances in March

Cammi Macuch, Interviews Editor

January 27, 2019

This year, the Mount Greylock theater department is set to perform Hello, Dolly! for the winter musical. This lively musical follows widow and matchmaker, Dolly Gallagher Levi, and her meddlesome escapades in 1880s New York. Dolly finds herself in New York City to work her matchmaker magic on Horace ...

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