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Rise Up Day: Greylock Welcomes Future Students

Rise Up Day: Greylock Welcomes Future Students

June 16, 2017


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By Patty Thistle and Sam Dils On Wednesday, June 14th, the Mount Greylock community welcomed its soon-to-be seventh graders. The Peer Team members, who had convened in the morning for breakfast at the Moonlight Diner in Williamstown, were assigned to lead groups of current sixth graders from Williamst...

Eighth Graders Debate At Williams College

Eighth Graders Debate At Williams College

January 18, 2017


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On Tuesday, December 20th,and Wednesday, December 21st, Mt. Greylock 8th graders gathered for their annual debates on various various constitutional topics. The debates were held in Williams College's Griffith Hall because of the current construction at the high school. This year, many of the debate...

Mt. Greylock Hosts Class of 2022

Mt. Greylock Hosts Class of 2022

March 25, 2016


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On March 17, incoming seventh graders and their parents attended an Orientation Night at Mt. Greylock. Parents participated in a panel discussion with question and answers about the school in the Meeting Room. The panel consisted of: Assistant Principal, Jacob Schutz; Middle School Guidance Counselo...

SOC Food Drive Success

SOC Food Drive Success

March 7, 2016


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The middle school leadership group, Students Organizing Change (S.O.C.), held a food drive from January 28 to February 10. The S.O.C. chose to hold the drive from late January to early February because “the [food bank] is low this time of year,” said seventh grade member Charlotte Sanford, “[t...

8th Graders Debate Constitutional Topics

8th Graders Debate Constitutional Topics

December 22, 2015


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On the 16th of December, the Eighth Grade class once again commenced constitutional debating, the time honored tradition of formal arguments overseen by primarily Eighth Grade English teacher Sharyn Dupee and Eighth Grade History teacher Patrick Blackman. As always, the debates covered hotly contested issu...

The Greylock Glance

The Greylock Glance

November 17, 2015


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Three Mt. Greylock eighth graders, Maddy Art, Rose Gotlieb, and Owen Tucker- Smith write The Greylock Glance, a blog about current events. The three young bloggers published their first post on October 14, 2015, and since then, have posted a wide variety of opinions and stories about current events, ...

American Legion Presents to Middle School

American Legion Presents to Middle School

November 10, 2015


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On Friday November 6, members of the Williamstown American Legion post presented to the middle school during directed study classes in the auditorium. The presentation was part of a series called First Fridays, which gathers all seventh and eighth grade students together on the first Friday of every...

Interview with Jalyn Devadoss ’19

Interview with Jalyn Devadoss ’19

June 18, 2015


Filed under Community, Middle School

Eighth grader Jalyn Devadoss is a new student here at Mt. Greylock. Last year, she and her family went on a yearlong trip to California, and this year Devadoss transitioned from elementary school (Williamstown Elementary School) to Greylock. The Echo asked Devadoss about her trip to “The Golden State...

Interview with Cole Custer ’19

Interview with Cole Custer ’19

April 28, 2015


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Eighth Grader Cole Kuster recently returned from a family trip to Australia. He is a competitive swimmer, soccer player and runner. I spoke with him to find out more about his experience in a new country.   Swann: You just got back from Australia. How long were you there? Kuster: I stayed in Syd...

An Interview with Finn Welch ’20

An Interview with Finn Welch ’20

February 4, 2015


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Echo: Ski season; how is it going? Welch: Ski season is very fun. We haven’t had a lot of snow lately, but finally we got some. We just started classical skiing, and I haven't done that in a couple of years. The captains are nice; they're taking charge and making sure us seventh graders don't get ...

Middle Schoolers Strive to Live the Greylock Way

Middle Schoolers Strive to Live the Greylock Way

October 28, 2014


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This year’s first half day brought with it not only the relaxation that comes with shortened class periods but also the inception of the middle school “Living the Greylock Way” awards. In an attempt to make students more aware of how they treat one another, seventh grade core teachers introduced...

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