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Music students recognized at awards ceremony

| May 26, 2017

The Music Department held its annual Music Awards and Tri-M Honor Society induction ceremony on May 18. The ceremony was highlighted by four senior recital pieces performed by Mariah Darconte, Maria Andrew, Nafis Wright, Alyssa Foti and Raina Anderson. The music department awarded 36 Junior Letters and 32 Senior Plaques. Many of these students have […]

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Historic figures come to life in high school ‘Renaissance Wax Museum’

| May 22, 2017

Astronomer Tycho Brahe wore a fake nose after he lost his own in a math-fueled duel. Leonardo da Vinci was a vegetarian. And, explorer Giovanni Caboto – also known as John Cabot – helped put America on the map. He’s just never gotten the credit he deserved. These facts and many more about historic figures […]

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Voters approve budget, bus proposition

| May 16, 2017

Gaglioti, MacTurk elected to Board of Education Mohonasen residents approved the district’s 2017-18 school budget with 835 yes votes and 310 no votes, a margin of 73 percent. “We truly appreciate everyone who came out today to vote on the school budget, bus proposition and board of education candidates,” said Superintendent Dr. Kathleen A. Spring. […]

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Pinewood’s ‘CANstruction’ is featured on CBS 6 News

| May 12, 2017

Pinewood’s “CANstruction” took more than 500 cans and the work of dozens of students to build. The CANstruction project was conceived as part of the school’s Earth Day events. It also tied in with a plant unit students in Ms. Vumbaco’s Pinewood class recently completed, as well as their reading of “The Giving Tree” by […]

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Regents Schedule

| May 8, 2017

The following is the Regents exam schedule for June 2017. Please note morning exams begin at 8 a.m. and afternoon exams begin at 12 p.m. No one will be admitted after 10 a.m. for a morning exam or after 2 p.m. for an afternoon exam. No additional time will be granted to late arrivals. View […]

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Superintendent’s letter regarding high school incident

| May 3, 2017

Dear parents: It is our practice as a district to keep parents informed about their students’ safety at all times, and we felt it was important to inform you of an incident that took place this morning at Mohonasen High School. Administrators were informed at approximately 11 a.m. of threats made against the school on […]

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Mohonasen 2017-18 School Year Calendar

| April 26, 2017

Mohonasen 2017-18 School Year Calendar Download printable one-page calendar July 4: Independence Day Observed August  16-17: Regents Testing September 4: Labor Day September 5: Staff Orientation/Staff Development Day September 6: First Day of Classes September 21: Rosh Hashanah: Staff Development Day October 6: Emergency Early Release Day October 9: Columbus Day November 10: Veterans’ Day […]

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Additional staff positions address projected enrollment increases, students’ needs

| April 25, 2017

Since 2015, Mohonasen Central School District has been able to add positions back into the budget that meet the needs of students. The proposed 2017-18 budget includes the addition of 13.5 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees, including: 2.0 FTE K-6 Teachers: Two teacher positions are included to address projected enrollment increases at the K-6 levels. Enrollment […]

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Mohonasen residents to decide on $50.9 million budget on May 16

| April 25, 2017

Mohonasen residents will go to the polls on Tuesday, May 16, to vote on a proposed $50,940,000 budget for the 2017-18 school year. The proposed budget carries a tax levy increase of 2.83 percent, which is below the district’s limit of 6.07 percent as initially calculated by the state formula. As a result, a simple […]

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Pinewood families: CAN you help?

| April 25, 2017

As part of our Earth Week Celebration at Pinewood Elementary School this week, we are collecting canned food items as a Pinewood community. Those food items will be used to construct a “Pinewood Giving Tree.”  The tree will be on display for a week in the cafeteria, and then the food will be donated to […]

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