Good Afternoon, MG Students & Families,

Happy Ground Hogs Day. Here's to an early Spring. The second semester is off to a great start.
Please take a look at the opportunities below.


Mr. Schutz & Ms. Rutz

 NAACP Berkshire County Branch to Host Special Presentation on Colorism

  • The NAACP, Berkshire County Branch will host a special presentation, "Colorism 101 - What it Is and Ways to Fight It," with special guest Dr. VaNatta S. Ford, assistant professor of Africana Studies at Williams College, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 7, via Z

  • Colorism has been defined as the privileging of light skin tone over dark skin tone. The stigma of colorism continues to produce discord, distrust, discrimination, and cultural disconnects between Black and White individuals as well as within the Black American family and community.

  • Join us on Zoom using link

Credit For Life Fair - 

  • 3/15 in the cafe

  • All 9th-grade students are required to participate

Friends of the Arts 

  • The Friends of the Arts will meet on Tuesday, February 6, at 5:30 p.m. at the following link: All are welcome!

  • The Friends of the Arts still accept submissions for their $1000 summer arts scholarship. Fill out the form by February 15. Click here for more information.   

Lighting Workshop - 

  • Attention, theater techs! Professional lighting designer Erika Johnson (Shakespeare & Company) will hold a theatrical lighting workshop at Mount Greylock on Tuesday, March 5, from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

  • Stay after school for a fun, hands-on workshop on theatrical light design and operation sponsored by the Friends of the Arts. 

  • Sign up through Family ID to participate! Talk with Mr. O'Connell ( for further details.