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Mount Greylock Subcommittee Backing Off Field Advisory Group Plan

The finance subcommittee of the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee last week discussed abandoning plans to recommend the full committee appoint an advisory panel to answer questions the elected officials had about a proposal to build an artificial turf field at the middle-high school.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Gets Report on Start of School Year

The School Committee last Thursday heard that things are going as well as can be expected as the PreK-12 district re-invents the way it teaches students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mount Greylock Tapping Reserves to Cover High Cost of COVID-19 Expenses

Business Manager Joe Bergeron laid out the known budget impacts and talked about some of the costs still to come, and the price tag is steep: $680,000 at the moment.

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Mount Greylock School Committee 'Ticket': No Intent To Be Divisive

In all, there are four School Committee seats up for grabs in November. One, the lone seat for a Lanesborough resident up for election this cycle, has a single candidate, Michelle Johnson, running unopposed for a four-year term.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Passes Modified Agreement with Union

The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee on Tuesday night approved a number of modifications to the memorandum of agreement with the district's union about procedures related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mount Greylock School Committee OKs Agreement with Union on Start of School

A divided Mount Greylock Regional School Committee Tuesday approved a memorandum of agreement with the district’s union that lays out the plan for the start of the school year for students this month.

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Mount Greylock Still Negotiating with Union on Return to Classes

After meeting in executive session for more than 2 1/2 hours, the seven-member panel returned to open session to inform the audience viewing its virtual meeting that it would not, as planned, be taking a vote on a memorandum of agreement with the Mount Greylock Educators Association.

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Candidates Set for Mount Greylock School Committee

This week, the district released the names of the candidates who have been certified for the ballot.

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Mount Greylock Teachers Union Nixes Notion of 'Public' Negotiations

Szymanski, the acting president of MGEA, questioned not only the result of Thursday's School Committee meeting but the process by which it was achieved.

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Mount Greylock Adds Day in High School, Splits Elementary Days

The committee did not disclose a starting date for McCandless, who currently is the superintendent of the Pittsfield Public Schools. Pittsfield has voted to hold McCandless to the 90-day notice in his contract.

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Mount Greylock Committee Member Pushes to Reopen Schools

Several times during a more than two-hour virtual meeting, Steven Miller reiterated his contention that the Lanesborough-Williamstown district is uniquely situated to move to full, in-person instruction.

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Mount Greylock Offers Superintendent Post to Pittsfield's McCandless

The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee Friday voted 6-0-1 to offer its vacant supinentendent post to current Pittsfield Superintendend Jason “Jake” McCandless.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Denies OML Violation

The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee on Tuesday said it did not violate the Open Meeting Law in the run-up to the departure of former Superintendent Kimberley Grady.

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Pittsfield Superintendent a Finalist for Mount Greylock Post

Pittsfield Schools Superintendent Jason "Jake" McCandless is one of three candidates for the vacant superintendent position in the Mount Greylock Regional School District.

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Mount Greylock Super Recommends Delayed Start, Hybrid Instruction

Robert Putnam on Tuesday delivered two virtual "fireside chats" for members of the school community to discuss the current state of planning for the resumption of classes after in-person instruction ended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mount Greylock Elementary Schools Have Capacity for Full Classrooms

The Mount Greylock Regional School District has room to welcome all its students back to its two elementary schools with six feet between desks, the district's interim superintendent said on Thursday.

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School Committee Takes Open Meeting Complaint to Exec Session

At 12:06 p.m., the committee moved to executive session to consider its response to an OML complaint filed by the editor of iBerkshires.com.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Charts 'Expedited' Superintendent Hiring Process

On Friday, the panel heard an orientation to the superintendent search selection process from representatives of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees.

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Mount Greylock District Weighs Wastewater Testing

The interim superintendent of the Mount Greylock Regional School District Tuesday expressed interest in pursuing wastewater testing as a method for identifying early the presence of COVID-19 at the district's three schools.

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Mount Greylock Hopes to Hire Superintendent in Less Than a Month

The committee decided to post a job opening for a two- to three-year appointment with a deadline of July 24 or 27 for applications and a hope of having a new superintendent in place in early August.

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Mount Greylock Interim Superintendent: Health Plays 'Highest Role' in Reopening Plan

Interim Superintendent Robert Putnam walked the School Committee through the administration's planning process for the start of school in September during the body's Zoom-based meeting.

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Mount Greylock Superintendent Grady Steps Down

In an email sent to the Lanesborough-Williamstown district's community on Saturday afternoon, Grady confirmed what had been implied by an agenda item posted for a special School Committee meeting on Monday morning: She is leaving the district after 10 years as an administrator.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Appears Poised to Part Ways with Another Superintendent

The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee appears to be preparing to hire a new superintendent without having announced the status of its current superintendent.

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Q&A Williamstown Elementary Principal Ready for Next Phase of Her Career

If there was any consolation at all, it is that unlike years past, Brookner knows she will have an active and important role to play in the academic lives of those rising seventh-graders.

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Mount Greylock Names Putnam Interim Superintendent

Chair Christina Conry announced after the committee met in executive session for 38 minutes that Superintendent Kimberley Grady is on an indefinite medical leave.

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