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Governor outlines school aid proposal, educational initiatives in Executive Budget Proposal

| January 20, 2017

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented a state budget proposal on Tuesday, Jan. 17, that includes a $1 billion increase in overall funding for the state’s schools in the 2017-18 school year. The governor’s plan includes targeted funding to support high-need districts with community schools, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs, and discontinuing the use of […]

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‘For Good Measure’ heads to a cappella competition Jan. 28

| January 20, 2017

Mohonasen’s High School’s a cappella group, For Good Measure, will perform in the International Championship of High School A Cappella at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. The first competition is the Northeast Quarterfinals, to be held at Guilderland High School. To purchase tickets for this event, visit online at VarsityVocals.com.

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Calling all Bradt and Pinewood Scientists!

| January 13, 2017

Register now for the Mohonasen Elementary Science Fair, to be held Wednesday, Feb. 15. Bradt and Pinewood students are invited to pick a project or experiment and submit a proposal form by Friday, Jan. 27, to participate. Not sure where to start? Come to Pinewood from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1 for help. For […]

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Important information for parents

| January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 The district today received information regarding a video that has gone viral on social media of a 12-year-old girl from Georgia committing suicide. While the suicide took place Dec. 30, 2016, awareness about the video seems to be making its way to our area now. We have been told that some adolescent mental […]

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Pinewood announces winner of Responsibility Poster Contest

| January 5, 2017

Congratulations to Pinewood’s Responsibility Poster Contest winner, Ryan Nadareski. Students were asked to create a poster that depicted the meaning of the character word “responsibility.” Great job, Ryan!  

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8th grade permission slip for New York City trip

| January 5, 2017

Attention parents/guardians of 8th grade students: You can download a copy of the permission slip for the 8th grade class trip to New York City’s 9/11 Museum and One World Observatory on Friday, March 19. Please note permission slips and deposit are due by Jan. 13.  

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PTSO to meet at high school Jan. 9

| January 3, 2017

The PTSO will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, in room 19 of the high school. The PTSO encourages all parents, teachers, students and community members to join this newly revived organization. In addition to traditional events and activities supported throughout the year at Draper Middle School and Mohonasen High School, the PTSO […]

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Box Tops winners announced

| December 23, 2016

The outside temperatures may be getting much colder, but the Box Tops for Education program continues to heat up Bradt and Pinewood Schools. Here are the latest winners in our Box Tops for Education drawings: Bradt School Madison Evans, Grade K, Mrs. Antonini Ava Kurick, Grade K, Ms. Brousseau Abbygail Santiago, Grade 1, Ms. Palmer […]

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Pinewood magazine drive fundraiser to kick off in January

| December 21, 2016

Pinewood will kick off the annual Magazine Drive Fundraiser on Monday, Jan. 23. This program funds activities and programs sponsored by the Student Council, which benefit all of our students. Students will be bringing home packets on Jan. 23, 2017. There will be a selection of more than 600 magazines – discounted up to 85 […]

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Select Orchestra fundraising for Orlando, Fla., performance

| December 13, 2016

More than 30 members of the Select Orchestra auditioned and were accepted to perform on Universal Studio’s City Walk Stage on Friday, April 14, 2017. Mohonasen Performing Arts Facilitator and Tri-M advisor Kimberly Kondenar said student musicians are currently fundraising for the trip, which will cost $700 per student. A group of students performed at […]

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