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Women March For Protection of Rights

Women March For Protection of Rights

March 1, 2017


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Following the presidential election of Donald Trump, women all over the country and the world used their right of free speech to protest some of the new president’s proposed policies. In Washington D.C. alone, there were about 470,000 individuals who participated in the march. According to the New...

Mt. Greylock Mourns Mrs. Keeley

Mt. Greylock Mourns Mrs. Keeley

February 15, 2017


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Any visitor who walked the halls of Mt. Greylock yesterday would have seen students wearing all manner of purple clothes in honor of Mrs. Keeley, who passed away over the weekend. Members of the JCL organized the purple movement because purple was one of her favorite colors as well as one of the offi...

Winter Pep Rally Success

Winter Pep Rally Success

February 12, 2017


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On Friday, February 10, the Mt. Greylock Pep Rally Committee held another pep rally. It was the first winter rally in recent memory for Mt. Greylock students. Normally, the Committee hosts a pep rally in the fall the day before homecoming. This rally was the day before Snowball, continuing the trend ...

Staff Sgt. Aaron Pierce at Greylock

Staff Sgt. Aaron Pierce at Greylock

April 27, 2016


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On Tuesday, April 12, Army Staff Sergeant Aaron Pierce visited Mt. Greylock to talk with students about possible careers in the military. He said that “I scheduled to do a presentation for all students that were interested in any sort of information about the military, obviously army specific because...

A Day of Silence for Mt. Greylock

A Day of Silence for Mt. Greylock

April 14, 2016


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On Tuesday, April 12th, Mt. Greylock students participated in a Day of Silence in support for students who feel silenced by their community or have taken their lives because of nonsupporting communities. The first Day of Silence was in 1996 at the University of Virginia in response to a class assignme...

Award-Winning Slam Poet Taylor Mali at Greylock

Award-Winning Slam Poet Taylor Mali at Greylock

April 8, 2016


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On Thursday, April 7, four-time National Poetry Slam winner Taylor Mali held a workshop with students during block nine, followed by two presentations during blocks five and seven. Today marked the third time the published author came to Mt. Greylock, where he both presented his own poems for students and ...

Student Councils Puts Microwave in Cafeteria

Student Councils Puts Microwave in Cafeteria

April 8, 2016


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On Thursday March 31, the Student Council implemented a microwave in Mt. Greylock’s cafeteria. Junior Simon Kent presented the idea to the Student Council after bringing a chicken pie to school and realizing his need for a microwave. In the past, students would ask the cafeteria workers to heat up th...

Debt Exclusion Votes Upcoming in Towns

Debt Exclusion Votes Upcoming in Towns

February 29, 2016


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On Tuesday, March 1 in Williamstown and Tuesday, March 15 in Lanesborough, voters will go to the polls to determine the fate of Mt. Greylock’s building project. If the vote passes, there will be a tax increase in both towns to help defray the cost of the building and construction will move forward ...

G.S.A.’s Name Change

G.S.A.’s Name Change

February 3, 2016


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Recently, the G.S.A. changed their name from Gay Straight Alliance to Gender Sexuality Alliance. This change in name represents the club’s new focus. The Gay Straight Alliance provided a safe space for anyone with sexuality problems, but now the Gender Sexuality Alliance can bring students who have cha...

Greylock Hosts Drug Panel

December 18, 2015


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On the evening of December 2nd, Mount Greylock administered a panel on drug safety by a team of professionals for community members: NBCC Director of Drug Prevention Programs Wendy Penner, Dr. Jennifer Michaels Medical Director of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, retir...

P.A.L.S. Program Fosters Lasting Friendships

P.A.L.S. Program Fosters Lasting Friendships

October 6, 2015


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On Sunday, September 27th, at 2:00 PM, sixteen Mt. Greylock upperclassmen met at Williamstown Elementary School to play kickball with young Williamstown students with special needs as part of the new Promoting Acceptance and Learning Through Sports Program, abbreviated P.A.L.S. Organized by local parent, ...

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