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New transportation facility opens door to improved efficiency

| March 28, 2017

  Walk around Mohonasen’s new transportation facility and chances are you’ll see a lot of smiling faces. “It’s a more upbeat feeling coming into this building instead of a dark, dreary old bus garage,” said Randy Jerreld, Mohonasen Transportation Supervisor for the past nine years. “Overall, being here has increased driver morale quite a bit. […]

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8th graders glimpse future opportunities during annual Career Day

| March 24, 2017

Students were “dressed for success” during Draper Middle School’s annual 8th Grade Career Day, held at Schenectady County Community College March 17. Keynote speaker was  Schenectady City Mission Executive Director Mike Saccocio. Students heard from 19 different presenters from a range of careers, including an executive chef, an art gallery owner, a journalist, a crime […]

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Thompson named principal at Pinewood

| March 21, 2017

Jason Thompson has joined Mohonasen’s administrative team as principal at Pinewood Intermediate School. Thompson comes to Mohonasen from Schalmont Central School District, where he was most recently assistant principal at Jefferson Elementary School. He received a bachelor of arts degree in English from SUNY Albany and a master of science in secondary education from The […]

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Job Fair set for April 26

| March 17, 2017

Mohonasen Central School District will participate in a Job Fair from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in the Guilderland High School Senior Gymnasium, 8 School Road, Guilderland Center. Hiring administrators from more than 25 area districts will be on hand to meet with prospective employees about immediate substitute openings and anticipated vacancies […]

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Pinewood announces February Box Tops winners

| March 16, 2017

Pinewood School recently received a check from the Box Tops for Education program for $2,711.50. Staff is currently in the process of identifying some student needs for equipment that could be addressed using these funds.  Please continue to clip and save Box Tops from participating products.  Your support is greatly appreciated. A drawing was held […]

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Author Gordon Korman at March 16 Parents as Learning Partners event

| March 15, 2017

Gordon Korman, New York Times bestselling author of books for children and young adults, including the Swindle series, will offer an evening presentation to students and parents at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, in the Mohonasen High School auditorium. Mr. Korman will share his writing process and advice for readers. Mr. Korman began his […]

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High school talent show is March 30

| March 13, 2017

The High School Talent Show will be held at at p.m. on Thursday, March 30, in the High School Auditorium. Admission is free.

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Statement on high school incident

| March 3, 2017

March 3, 2017 High school administrators were alerted this morning to a threat involving a weapon that had been made to a student by another student. Administrators and the high school’s School Resource Officer questioned the student involved. Because this is a student disciplinary matter, we cannot provide more specifics on this case. However, please […]

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Student work selected for Art in Three Dimensions exhibit

| February 28, 2017

Congratulations to Maddie Maitino (11), Jonathan Adamec (12), Christian Roy (12), Lexi Coelho (12), Josh Karg (12) and Samantha Garbarini (12) whose artwork was selected to the 2017 Art in Three Dimensions art exhibit. The work will be on display in the Mohonasen Art Lobby from Feb. 27-March 17. An opening reception for the artists […]

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Elementary Science Fair proves to be fun for all

| February 21, 2017

More than 150 students in grades K-5 will participated in Mohonasen’s first-ever Science Fair from on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at Pinewood School. Students chose a variety of problems to solve, experiments to test and projects to make and shared their discoveries with friends, family and members of the community. “The Science Fair was designed to […]

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