Posted 01/21/2020 07:22AM
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.
Posted 01/14/2020 09:00AM
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.
Posted 01/10/2020 10:49AM
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.
Posted 01/08/2020 01:29PM
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.
Posted 01/08/2020 01:27PM
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.
Posted 01/08/2020 01:25PM
The Eagles Community Band will be joining our own High School Band for a free concert here on Tuesday, January 14th beginning at 7 PM. This year's HS Band - great kids, fine musicians, hard workers – have a sound other band directors would love to hear every day. We are the fifth Berkshire County ensemble with whom the Eagles Band has collaborated in its tour of area schools, and we are lucky to be able show them our best.
Posted 12/18/2019 01:30PM
Mid-term exams are given to students in grades 9-12 taking core courses in math, science, social studies and world languages on January 21 and 22. Exams finish each day at 11:10, and you will note there will be a 25-minute break between them were students will have a chance to take a break.
Posted 12/18/2019 11:12AM
Wear your best worst sweater on Friday.
Posted 12/18/2019 11:01AM
Support National Drunk and Drugged Driving Month by wearing RED on December 19th!
Posted 12/18/2019 08:00AM
Join us on the evening of Thursday, March 12th, for the second annual SEE Fund Trivia Contest! Great fun, awesome prizes, and, finally, an opportunity to make use of your deep stores of arcane knowledge. Sign-up begins following February break, but mark your calendar now -- space will be limited!
Posted 12/13/2019 10:01AM
The Berkshire County Athletic Director hosted the 8th Annual Leadership Summit this past Tuesday. Ten students from each school in the county had the opportunity to spend the morning with Ed Gerety, an energizing national speaker focused on student leadership and character. Attendees also attended smaller breakout sessions led by other student leaders, local athletic directors, principals and members of the Sheriff's Department.
Posted 12/12/2019 04:59PM
Please welcome Keith Jones who will join Mount Greylock on Monday, December 16 as our new social worker. Keith is a graduate of Mount Greylock; he earned a bachelors at Champlain College and his Masters of Social Work at Springfield College.
Posted 12/12/2019 04:41PM
Many parents are wondering how to help their teens quit vaping or smoking. They feel more urgency than ever due to the vaping-related lung injuries occurring across the country. Quitting vaping or any tobacco product can be hard since these products contain nicotine, an extremely addictive substance. And criticizing or punishing a young person won't help them break that nicotine addiction.
Posted 12/11/2019 10:29AM
Our wellness department works daily attempting to instill a love for lifetime activities and fitness in our students, to give them the tools to make healthy choices in their lives, all while trying to make it as fun as possible. To that end, we put together our third wellness trip for students to explore their love for fitness (the last two were to the National Parks and the Canadian Rockies).
Posted 12/11/2019 09:51AM
It's time for the 8th grade constitutional debates, to be held in our auditorium this year. Teams of students will debate the following topics: Pledge of Allegiance | Flag Burning and National Anthem | Assault Weapon Ban | Equal Rights Amendment | Zero Tolerance | Domestic Spying | Death Penalty | Electoral College
Posted 12/05/2019 01:32PM
The latest Greylock Echo has hit the halls just before break week. This first trimester issue offers eight pages of news, opinion, reviews, features, sports, and more. Editor Owen Tucker-Smith has assembled an impressive team of writers this year who are working on print editions as well as maintaining an online version of the news (with separate content than the print edition).
Posted 12/05/2019 12:56PM
Spaces are still available for Mount Greylock's Google Tech Night for parents and guardians on Tuesday, December 10 from 6:30 to 7:30 in Room A108. As MGRSD continues to provide online learning opportunities for all students, this event will delve into the world of Google through the eyes of our students.
Posted 12/05/2019 12:55PM
This is a quick reminder -- the Book Fair will be here next Tuesday and Wednesday! 8th graders will attend with their science classes on Tuesday Dec 10th, 7th graders will attend with their English classes on Wednesday Dec 11th, and we will have open community hours on the evening of Tuesday the 10th from 6 to 8 pm (coinciding with MGRS's Google Tech Night). If you would like your child to be able to purchase a book at the Fair, please remember to send in cash with your child, or you can sign up using the eWallet (details below). We are also still looking for volunteers and would love to have you join us (sign up below)
Posted 12/05/2019 11:50AM
Seniors and Parents/Guardians of Seniors:
Class dues of $315 must be in by Feb 12th.
Contact Lynn Jordan with any questions.
Posted 11/26/2019 12:37PM
Due to the conclusion of the first semester of classes at Williams College, the after-school homework help/tutoring program will temporarily end on Thursday Dec. 5. The program will resume on January 6, 2019, upon the return of students to Williams College for Winter Study. Many thanks to all of the students and tutors who participated in the program during the Fall semester! We hope to see you all again when the program starts up again in January.
Posted 11/26/2019 07:46AM
The Mount Greylock Sustaining Educational Excellence (SEE) Fund is thrilled to announce that we have committed just under $20,000 toward programs and activities at Mount Greylock Regional School for the 2019-2020 school year! The SEE Fund's annual grant application process wrapped up in early October with six of the 17 applications submitted coming directly from Mount Greylock students.
Posted 11/22/2019 03:51PM
Our open house is open to all residents of Lanesborough, Williamstown, Hancock, and New Ashford. Students will be available to direct you and answer any questions you may have as you enjoy your walk through the building.
Posted 11/22/2019 03:00PM
National Merit Scholarship Program Success | Daughters of the American Revolution | Superintendent's Award | Middle School Students Organizing Change | Albany Berkshire Ballet | Northeast Regional Cross Country Races | Project 351 | SEE Fund | Western District Music Festival | Board of the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association | John and Abigail Adams Scholarship
Posted 11/21/2019 01:25PM
The following dates have been reserved for Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) testing. Mount Greylock asks that parents and students consider these dates when making arrangements that might keep them out of school or be late to school.
Posted 11/21/2019 10:00AM
Get ready, because the Scholastic Book Fair is coming to MGRS on December 10th and 11th! This is your opportunity to support our wonderful new librarian, Liza Barrett, and help her build the library's middle school collection! All funds raised will support the Middle School Library, and the more books we sell, the more money we will raise for the school. Plus, this is the perfect opportunity to cross some names off of your holiday gift list! Below, please find important information about the Book Fair, as well as details on how you can help ensure the Fair's success.