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Mount Greylock School Committee Looks at New Library Policy

The 1,500-word proposed policy came to the full panel via its policy subcommittee and would appear to replace two existing policies, titled "Library Materials Selection and Adoption" and "Library Resources," that add up to about 800 words on the topic.

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Mount Greylock School Officials Celebrate Senior Honor, Discuss MCAS Results

The monthly meeting started on a high note with the annual recognition of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents' Academic Excellence Award.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Sends Track, Field Project to Bid

The panel could have bids in hand to approve as soon as its September meeting, and shovels could go in the ground at the middle-high school campus as early as this fall, Carolyn Greene told her colleagues.

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Mount Greylock School Officials Outline Diversity Work Plan

One of many areas where the district has emphasized its push for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging has been in how it communicates with the families of students, Business Administrator Joe Bergeron told the committee.

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Mount Greylock Committee Talks Behavior, 'Bias' Language Incidents

McCandless did not go into specifics of the language in question, but there have been numerous reports in recent years of the use of racial epithets in the schools.

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Mount Greylock Sending Field Project Bonding Question to Towns

In a vote of 6-1, the committee voted to ask voters in Lanesborough and Williamstown to approve up to $1.8 million in borrowing toward what is currently estimated to be a $4.125 million project.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Hears Budget Requests, Budget Constraints

Based on projected increases from level-staffing and increased supply costs, the district is projecting a 3.4 percent increase in its gross operating and capital budget for FY24.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Holds Off on Track

The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee voted 6-1 on Thursday to put off building a track with a new multisport grass field for at least another year.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Considers Pause

Greene stressed that the $3.5 million figure was a "snapshot" of the gift's value that the college was able to provide to the district in December. The actual value may have gone up or down since then.

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Mount Greylock District Plan Looks to Serve Every Student

McCandless provided the committee with a wide-ranging update on the district improvement plan he implemented last year.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Member Clashes with Colleagues

Steven Miller, who was first appointed to the committee in 2016, was in a minority of one on a vote to elect a chair, advocated that the committee "investigate" the curricula in the public schools.

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Lanesborough, for Now, Avoids Special Town Meeting on School Boiler Project

Town officials and the Mount Greylock Regional School District agreed Monday that the district will bear the upfront cost of replacing a failing boiler at the elementary school and be reimbursed by the town at a later date.

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July 26 Deadline for Mount Greylock School Committee Nominations

With a little more than a month left to submit papers for the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee election, all five incumbents have taken out papers, and two have completed the process to get on the November ballot.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Member: Widen Audience for Diversity Discussion

At Thursday's monthly meeting, Jose Constantine reacted to a report about the superintendent's appearance before Williamstown's Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity Committee by suggesting that the DIRE Committee ought not be the sole focus of the administration's community outreach.