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Mount Greylock Group Works to Promote Inclusion in 'Incredibly Undiverse Building'

The DEI Working Group of the Mount Greylock School Council hosted a 90-minute virtual conference on Tuesday attended by more than a dozen community residents, including several with ties to other groups addressing the same issues.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Moves Forward on Artificial Turf Project

On a vote of 4-2, the committee agreed to spend the next week reviewing a year-old list of value engineering items associated with its athletic fields project and to vote as soon as next Thursday to pay its architect to do the detailed design work needed to rebid a project that already came in over budget in the fall of 2019.

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Williamstown League of Women Voters Accepting Community Questions For Forum

The Williamstown League of Women Voters is sponsoring candidate forums for the two contested races for the Mount Greylock school committee.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Votes Down Remote Learning Start to School Year

On a 6-1 vote, the Mount Greylock School Committee Thursday directed Putnam to submit to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education a radically different plan for the start of the year that moves more children into the school building more quickly than the administration was recommending.

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Q&A: Mount Greylock Principal Looks Back on Tenure, Ahead to Teaching

Mary MacDonald this Tuesday leaves the principalís office at Mount Greylock Regional School.

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Mount Greylock School Committee to Hear Proposal for Fields Advisory Group

The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee's Finance Subcommittee on Thursday settled on a proposal for an advisory group to help the full committee make a decision that has stymied it for months.

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Mount Greylock Committee Member: Address Needs First, Then Save Funds

One member of the Mount Greylock School Committee on Thursday continued to push hard for the district to go forward with plans to build an artificial turf field while appearing to reverse his own position on maintaining a building maintenance reserve.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Member Clarifies Her Position on Williams Gift

A veteran member of the Mount Greylock School Committee on Thursday sought to put into context her recent comments about the district's need to maintain a building maintenance fund from the proceeds of a $5 million capital gift from Williams College.

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Pandemic, Precipitation Do Not Stop Mount Greylock Graduation

But Mount Greylock Regional School's class of 2020 soldiered on and pulled off a memorable "drive through" graduation that went off without a hitch and slightly ahead of schedule as the school sent 84 newly minted grads riding off into the sunshine.

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Mount Greylock Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll

Students are placed on the honor roll when their quarterly letter grades average a B or better, and when the student receives no grade lower than a B minue in all graded classes.

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Pipe Failure Causes 'Significant Flooding' in Mount Greylock School

A "T-joint" failed in the wall between the Guidance Suite and first-floor bathrooms located near the gymnasium, causing the water to flow upward and shower through the ceiling tiles into the Guidance Suite and bathrooms.

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Mt. Greylock Regional School to Present 'Anything Goes'

Mount Greylock Regional School students in grades seven through 12 will perform the musical comedy "Anything Goes' on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27, 28 and 29, at 7 p.m. in the schoolís auditorium at 1781 Cold Spring Road.

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MacDonald to Step Down as Principal at Mount Greylock

Mount Greylock Principal Mary MacDonald surprised many in the school community this week by announcing that she will be stepping down this summer from the post she has held since 2013.

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Mount Greylock Looking at Ways to Clarify Bathroom Signage for Public

Mount Greylock Regional School has no plans to replace gender-neutral bathroom signage installed at the renovated and expanded middle-high school, the district superintendent said on Wednesday evening.

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Mount Greylock Announces First Quarter Honor Roll

Students are placed on the honor roll when their quarterly letter grades average a B or better, and when the student receives no grade lower than a B- in all graded classes. T

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New Voices Heard in Mount Greylock Turf Field Debate

Although the idea of an artificial turf field is not particularly new for the district, it has generated widespread interest in the community in the months since the School Committee authorized the initial RFP in the spring.

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Mount Greylock Celebrates Building that 'Reflects Its Greatness'

Everyone who spoke recognized that the new Mount Greylock was the result of countless hours of volunteer effort and the support of voters in Lanesborough and Williamstown. And all acknowledged that while a new building is important, it is just part of the school's story.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Rejects Fields Bid, Reposts

By a vote of 6-1, the committee rejected the low bid submitted for an athletic fields project after the price tag came in far higher than the committee expected when it authorized a request for proposals in May.

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Mount Greylock to Extend Bid Period for Fields Project

The district's architect, Art Eddy of Traverse Landscape Architects, advised three possible courses of action based on the bids, all of which came in higher than the architect's estimate for the project.

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Mount Greylock Begins Talk of Curtailing Cell Phone Use

The middle-high school's School Council on Tuesday discussed modifications to the handbook that would curtail student use of cell phones during school hours.

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Field Debate Causes Friction on Mount Greylock Committee

The Mount Greylock School Committee Thursday considered questions that have been raised about a plan to install an artificial turf field at the middle-high school ó including concerns raised by members of the committee itself. But one committee member and strong advocate for maintaining the course agreed upon earlier this spring said the time for asking questions is over.

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Scientific Evidence Unclear on Risk of Artificial Turf Fields

Even proponents of the turf will concede the first two points, admitting that "turf burn" abrasions are a real and that synthetic surfaces do get hotter than natural grass.

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Mount Greylock Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Students are placed on the honor roll when their quarterly letter grades average a B or better, and when the student receives no grade lower than a B- in all graded classes. The student must be carrying a minimum of four graded courses to be eligible.

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Mount Greylock Grads Told to 'Make Change Happen'

Initially divided, now unified yet diverse, the Mount Greylock Regional School class of 2019 was graduated Saturday morning and given one last reminder of how "unspecial" it truly is.

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Mount Greylock Students Attend Career Fair

From firefighters to financiers, a wide range of options were laid out to Mount Greylock Regional School students on Wednesday morning.

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