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Mount Greylock School Committee to Decide on Administration Building

One key issue in deciding Tuesday's question: Does the School Committee want to pull the trigger and install lavatory fixtures in those public restrooms now or build the space and install the plumbing to allow for full restrooms down the road.

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Noted 'Edu-Tainer' Brings Message of Tolerance to Mount Greylock Educators

Educators who gathered this month at Mount Greylock Regional School were reminded that those bags are just part of the baggage.

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Mount Greylock Parents Split on Merging Winter & Spring Vacations

Mount Greylock's director of academic technology reported on results of a survey to gauge support for revising the school calendar to consolidate the February and April vacation weeks into a single week off in March.

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Mount Greylock Considering Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Locally, Grady said she sees concerning trends of declining pre-kindergarten enrollment and assessment scores among incoming kindergarteners that indicate greater need.

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Mount Greylock Turf Field Bids Come in Higher than Hoped

All three were well above the figures targeted by the School Committee for the projects.

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Mount Greylock School Project Submitting for LEED Certification

Owner's project manager Trip Elmore told the panel that on Friday, documents would be submitted to the U.S. Green Building Council, which administers the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, program.

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Williamstown's Art Chosen to Fill School Committee Seat

By a vote of 10-3, Jamie Art was chosen Monday to fill a vacant seat on the Mount Greylock School Committee.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Completes Superintendent Evaluation

And the "needs improvement" classification itself was not to be unexpected for someone who was hired as a full-time superintendent after a spring 2018 vote of the committee.

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Mount Greylock School District Seeks Williamstown Resident to Fill Vacant Committee Seat

The Mount Greylock Regional School District has a vacancy on its School Committee and less than a month to fill the position.

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Mount Greylock School District Developing Strategic Plan

Superintendent Kimberley Grady laid out the goals and discussed some of the steps the district can take to address them at last week's special meeting of the School Committee.

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Mount Greylock Committee at Standstill on Multipurpose Building

The Mount Greylock School Committee for the second straight meeting failed to reach a decision on whether to accept the low bid to build a multipurpose building on the campus of the middle-high school.

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Mount Greylock Committee Faces Sticker Shock on Office/Storage Building

Architect Dan Colli of Perkins Eastman told the committee that bids on the project came in at just under $2.8 million, significantly more than the $2.3 million the architect had estimated.

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Mount Greylock Committee Keeps February, April Vacations for 2020

By a unanimous vote, the five committee members present at the special meeting approved a calendar that has the students returning on Sept. 3 with a last day of school barring any snow days of Tuesday, June 16.

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Mount Greylock Presents 'Hello, Dolly!'

More than 40 members of the Mount Greylock student body will present "Hello, Dolly!," with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Michael Stewart.

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Mount Greylock Committee Finalizes Teacher Contracts, Talks Calendar Reorganization

By a 6-0 vote, the committee voted to accept the terms of the contract that previously had been approved by the union, bringing to a close months of negotiation that included a brief work action by teachers at the start of the 2018-19 academic year.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Sends 'Multipurpose' Building Out to Bid

At a special afternoon meeting of the committee last week, the panel authorized architect Perkins Eastman to release bid documents with a stated budget of $2.1 million for the building, which would house the district's central administration, storage space for Mount Greylock's groundskeepers, space for the school's athletics program and, potentially, a public restroom to service the playing fields.

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Williamstown Elementary Names Citizenship Award Winners

Four Williamstown Elementary School sixth-graders are being recognized for their kindness, enthusiasm and helpfulness.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Approves Planning Documents

The latter administrative document, the Superintendent Goals, are part of the standard against which the committee will evaluate Superintendent Kimberley Grady's performance.

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Mount Greylock School Building Committee Decides on Plan for Permitting Fees

At issue was $154,426 in fees that the district accumulated for the town building department's inspections throughout the life of the $64 million addition/renovation project.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Hears MCAS Reports

Lanesborough Elementary School is the only one of the three Mount Greylock Regional School District schools that met its targets in the state evaluations released this fall.

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Mount Greylock School District Elects New School Committee

Conry was the top vote-getter among the three, collecting 1,788 nods from voters in Williamstown and Lanesborough. Regina DiLego finished second with 1,737. Michelle Johnson finished eight votes out of the money with 1,729 votes.

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Mount Greylock's Welch Awarded Kapteyn Teaching Prize

Welch, a popular teacher and for 19 years director of Mount Greylock's spring musical, was chosen from among the pool of public and private secondary teachers in Berkshire and Franklin Counties, the New York counties of Columbia and Dutchess, and Connecticut's Litchfield County.

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Three Vie for Two Seats on Mount Greylock School Committee

There are three candidates running for two four-year seats available to Lanesborough residents, creating the one contested race in the election.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Hears about School Improvement Plans

The Transition Committee, which governs the newly expanded region through the Nov. 6 election, at its October meeting heard presentations from the principals at Lanesborough Elementary, Williamstown Elementary and the middle-high school about each building's School Improvement Plan.

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Mount Greylock Committee Hears Concerns About Disparities at Elementary Schools

Mixed in with concerns about the ongoing labor strife in the newly expanded district were several comments about disparities between Williamstown Elementary School and Lanesborough Elementary School, where, committee members were told, pupils do not have access to the same opportunities for music instruction and a currently unfilled library position is straining resources.

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