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Chromebooks for Mount Greylock Students

Chromebooks for Mount Greylock Students

June 13, 2017


Filed under News

Mt. Greylock students have recently heard of an exciting development for next school year. Starting in September of 2017, every student in grades 8-12 will get his or her own Chromebook laptop to have until graduation. The students will be able to use the laptops in school and take them home, even over ...

Makerspace Brings New Opportunities to Students

Makerspace Brings New Opportunities to Students

March 4, 2016


Filed under Features

In early January of this year, the Makerspace, a place within the building for students to pursue their own technological interests, opened at Mt. Greylock. The Makerspace was part of Greylock’s technology proposal to Williams College last year, and is the latest installment in the school’s academic expa...

New must play app: Quetzalcoatl

New must play app: Quetzalcoatl

June 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Living

A new app has just reached number five on the top twenty free puzzle games chart on the App Store, and it is still rising up the ranks. The game is called “Quetzalcoatl” (ket-sa-ko-tal), named after the feathered serpent god of Aztec mythology who is said to have created humans. The game has a simp...

“Bounce” App Review

“Bounce” App Review

May 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Living

“Bounce” is the new app from Ketchapp, the company responsible for the mobile sensation 2048, a game that hit the mobile market by storm. Although Bounce, and other projects by Ketchapp, including “The Tower” and “Amazing Thief,” have not achieved the wide scale popularity or success of 204...

Network Firmware Update Improves Connectivity

Network Firmware Update Improves Connectivity

February 27, 2015


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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...

Tech Tips: Maintaining Privacy on Facebook

Tech Tips: Maintaining Privacy on Facebook

December 9, 2014


Filed under Features

“I’m applying for college, will they see my Facebook?” Colleges, as well any other organization that requires an application, want to know as much as they can about you, sometimes without ever meeting you. Social media and Google searches are two ways for colleges to find out information. Like i...

OMG! You’ll Never Believe what “Clickbait” is Doing to Journalism!

OMG! You’ll Never Believe what “Clickbait” is Doing to Journalism!

November 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It’s hard to go online these days--whether to check Facebook, email or even a “reputable” news source--without encountering some shocking or exciting headlines. “What This Little Girl Has to Say Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity” and “Watching This Puppy Will Not be a Waste of Your Time.”...

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