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.
These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring.
About 40 people attended a 2-1/2 hour forum in the school's cafeteria, where about an equal number of residents spoke for and against the plan, arguing the idea on grounds ranging from health to the environment to cost.
Whether it be sports, academics, and giving back, Maddison "Maddie" Albert is a leader.
That's the Mount Greylock Regional Middle and High School Senior was awarded the Superintendent's Award on Thursday evening. The annual award is given to one top student in the senior class at high schools throughout the state
Jeffrey Welch, a social studies teacher at Mount Greylock Regional High School, has been awarded the 10th annual James C. Kapteyn Prize for excellence in teaching. He will receive a $10,000 award for study or travel to enrich his teaching, and the school will receive a $2,000 grant in his name.
In response to a follow-up question, Grady explained that the timetable for the resumption of specific extracurriculars depends on how quickly faculty members respond to position postings that have been in place since early August.