Carolyn Greene of the panel's Finance Subcommittee reported that the district will know in October the current value of the $5 million capital gift Mount Greylock received from Williams College in 2016.
State regulations require that student records be destroyed seven years after the student graduates. However, the high school transcript that includes the grades for the four years of high school is maintained for 60 years following graduation.
HM Nunes & Son Construction was the low bidder with a bid of $1.33 million, or $1.36 million with a $25,000 "add alternate" that was included in the project specs. It was the only one of the two bidders to respond to the district's request to price out "value engineering" items.
In reflections both sweeping and intimate, the Mount Greylock Regional School's 2021 class speakers Saturday talked about the often frightening ways the world has changed them and how the school prepared them to change the world.
The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee on Thursday decided to move forward with needed improvements to the middle-high school’s athletic fields, but it removed both a synthetic turf field and track from the project that will go out to bid this winter.
The 5 p.m. session will provide an opportunity for one hour of comments from community members who sign up in advance. At 7 p.m., the committee will hear two 15-minute presentations — one for a synthetic field and one against — followed by 30 minutes for School Committee members to ask questions of the invited presenters.
Mount Greylock Regional School District officials are looking at the long-term renewal costs of the middle-high school but cautioning that it is difficult to predict them with a high degree of precision.
But Business Manager Joe Bergeron informed the committee that despite his best efforts to prod the Boston firm, it sent its proposal to the district just after 2 p.m. on Monday, and the committee agreed it did not have enough time to review the proposal for $44,000.
In accordance with state regulations, all temporary cumulative school and health records for students who have graduated from or left Mount Greylock Regional School during the 2012 - 2013 school years will be destroyed on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020.
Like high school seniors across the country, Mount Greylock's class of 2020 finds itself locked out of its school at a time when it should be gathering in the gym to celebrate its accomplishments inside that building.
Mount Greylock Regional School is looking forward to honoring its 84 seniors with a hybrid graduation. Featured speakers this year are Nicole Overbaugh and Toby Foehl. Overbaugh was chosen by her peers and Foehl by the faculty.