Save the Date: The SEE Fund and the Class of 2021 will be hosting a Trivia Night with special host Mr. Dils on Thursday, March 12th from 7-9pm in the MGRS Cafeteria. Teams of 4-6 including students, teachers, MG staff and community members are welcome. $25/team, $5/individual. If you do not have a team, no problem, one will be provided.
This letter is to let you know that the annual mandated screenings will take place the second week in February 2020. At this time, I will be screening body mass index (BMI), posture, SBIRT, vision and hearing. The purpose of the screenings are to find early signs of possible problems in grade school students. This is not a diagnostic service but rather a screening to identify young people who should have further medical evaluation.
Two of our 9th grade students were recognized for their submissions. Lily Jayko won third place and Molly Sullivan won first place (a $500 prize). They were both invited to read their essays at Trinity Church in Lenox as part of their MLK, Jr. Day celebration.
The Flu: A Guide for Parents: It's that time of year again! The flu season is here. The flu activity most commonly peaks between December and February. However, it can begin as early as October and continue to occur as late as May.
The band Half Waif, featuring Williamstown native Nandi Rose (Plunkett), will return to her alma mater, Mt. Greylock Regional School, on Monday January 27 for a public concert. General admission tickets are $5. at the door, $3. for students and seniors. The concert begins at 7:00 PM.
Dr. Adolph Brown speaks student leadership with Mount Greylock students in grades 7-12 on Thursday, 1/16 at 1:00 in the gym. Doc Brown, a dynamic and engaging speaker, gets people to think about their roles in their community.
Food security is a problem across Berkshire County. Students who do not have nutritious meals can face many challenges, including struggles at school. If you need support or know of a family who does, please consider contacting resources such as WIC or Project Bread.
There will be a meeting/sign-up during Directed Study on Thursday January 9th in the Auditorium for any student thinking about playing football in the fall. Mount Greylock has to finalize our football plans for next fall and are therefore looking to update our list of interested players.
All students taking an AP class should have received an AP registration form in the mail at the beginning of November. This form plus the exam fee of $94 per exam is due to the Guidance Office by January 15th. Checks should be made payable to MGRSD or you may pay online with Unipay via www.mgrhs.org (under Community – Parents). There are fee reduction waivers available for families who qualify. All students taking AP courses must take the AP exam in May. Extra registration forms are available in Guidance.