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Mt. Greylock Students Win Fourth in First Envirothon Appearance

The team eight high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors met every Sunday afternoon preparing for the competition. Some weeks they were in the classroom giving or listening to presentations on water, soil, forestry, or wildlife. Other times, they were in the field studying anything from the trees at Hopkins Forest to the health of the stream at the base of Spring Street.

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Mount Greylock Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

Of total school enrollment of 556, 288 have made Honor Roll for the third quarter.

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Mount Greylock Retirees Address School Committee on Health Insurance

Several dozen current and retired employees of the Mount Greylock Regional School District attended last week's School Committee meeting to voice concerns that the district might unilaterally raise the percentage of health care costs borne by retirees.

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Mount Greylock Decides to Reduce Building Debt Assessment in Year One

The Mount Greylock School Committee has decided to pay less on the school building project bond in the first year and forego savings that would not be realized until years down the road. The question of whether to more aggressively pay down the principal on a $30 million bond has been discussed since the school district's two member towns passed a debt exclusion for the project in March.

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Lanesborough Parents Push For Splitting First Grade

Richard Locke got 20 parents of kindergarten students to sign a petition asking for two sections for the students when they enter first grade next year. The class is expected to have 21 students all in a single class and the parents all asked the committee to open up a few more school choice slots and hire an additional teacher to have two, smaller classes. Locke handed that petition to the School Committee Tuesday after about a half dozen parents pleaded the case during the budget hearing.

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Mount Greylock Presents 'Nice Work If You Can Get It'

This production involves more than 40 members of the Mount Greylock student body as actors, singers, pit musicians and crew members.

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Mount Greylock's Draft 2017 Budget Up 4%

The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee on Thursday discussed an evolving fiscal 2017 budget. As presented by Superintendent Douglas Dias and Principal Mary MacDonald, the budget includes a 3.91 percent increase over FY16, from $10.6 million to just less than $11 million.

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Mount Greylock, Wahconah Receive State Financial Literacy Program Grants

Along with reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic, students at Mount Greylock and Wahconah regional high schools this spring are going to focus on a fourth "r": the real world. Earlier this month, State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg announced 24 Financial Education Innovation Fund grants to schools around the commonwealth.

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Mount Greylock Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll

Out of a total school enrollment of 558, 280 students made the honor roll.

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Forum Details Plans, Costs of New Mount Greylock School

If voters on March 1 in Williamstown and March 15 in Lanesborough pass debt exclusion votes to allow the district to borrow the $31 million to $35 million local share of thee $64.8 million project, the first phase of renovation could start this August.

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Lanesborough-Williamstown Tri-District Creates Asst. Superintendent Post

The Mount Greylock Regional School District and Superintendency Union 71 on Tuesday approved the creation of an assistant superintendent position to replace the Tri-District's director of pupil personnel services. The Tri-District is the umbrella under which the regional junior-senior high school and SU-71 a collaboration of the Williamstown and Lanesborough elementary school districts share a central administration.

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Lanesborough Officials OK Residential Survey on School Project

"We're trying to come up with a survey that simple asks people what are your priorities." — Paul Sieloff

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Mount Greylock Announces First Quarter Honor Roll

Of the total school enrollment 559, 301 students made the honor roll.

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Lanesborough OKs Revised Mount Greylock Agreement, Takes No Action on Animal Bylaw

"This five-year rolling average is fair, equitable, and dynamic." — Carrie Greene

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Mount Greylock Committee Advances Pared-Down School Building Budget

"We can go to the voters and say, 'We will continue to bring the numbers down." — Carolyn Greene

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Williamstown Approves Amended Mount Greylock Agreement

The revised agreement uses the same student population/property value split but readjusts those numbers each year.

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Lanesborough Officials Endorse Amended Mount Greylock Agreement

Although, we've gotten input from a number of people, I've gotten more input from townspeople who want to stay with Mount Greylock." — Robert Ericson

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Letter: Open Letter to Lanesborough Board of Selectmen

Our voices were welcome before; I leave it to the readers to ponder why they are not welcome now.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Reacts to Lanesborough Referendum

"The people are not interested in anything other than being committed to this school." — Curtis Asch

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Williams Pledges Annual Contribution to Mount Greylock Budget

"There is nothing more important for the well-being of the community than the schools." — Adam Falk

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Lanesborough Selectmen Want Town Meeting Vote on School District

The Selectmen want to survey town voters by paper ballot about whether they want the board to pursue the dissolution of the regional school district.

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Lanesborough FinCom Supports New Capital Agreement With Williamstown

"If this does not pass, this would be detrimental to the town." — Paul Sieloff

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Q&A: Ali Benjamin and the Thing About Award-Winning Fiction

"There are so many good books in the running." — Ali Benjamin

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Williamstown Sets Vote on Mount Greylock after Contentious Meeting

"I just don't like feeling like I'm being pushed around in the school yard when there is not enough good-faith negotiation." — Jane Patton

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Lanesborough Selectmen Unsupportive of New Capital Agreement With Williamstown

"I'm not willing to give up on equity on tax-exempt properties." — Robert Ericson

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