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Mount Greylock Likely to Stay with Winter/Spring Vacation Weeks

Superintendent Kimberley Grady last week presented a tentative 2020-21 academic calendar to the School Committee for its consideration.

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'Venting Issues' Force Closure of Mount Greylock Regional School

The Mount Greylock school community was thrown a curve ball with Thursday's announcement that school would be out of session Friday for an "inspection of the roof-top units and ventilation systems."

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Mount Greylock Committee Meets Award Winners, Discusses Budget Priorities

The Renzi Award, first given in 1986, honors the legacy of former teacher, principal and superintendent Helen Renzi.

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Mount Greylock's Multipurpose Building Project Underway

Less than two months after the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee approved the construction of a multipurpose building on the middle-high school campus, construction is well underway.

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Mount Greylock Officials Want More Information on Turf Field

After months of debate in and out of School Committee meetings, there is little in the way of consensus on the project.

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Mount Greylock Committee Recognizes Top Scholar, Reorganizes

District Superintendent Kimberley Grady gave Murphy a Certificate of Academic Excellence during the monthly meeting of the School Committee.

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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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