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Eleven Draper students participate in prestigious music festival

| May 25, 2017

  Eleven talented music students from Draper Middle School recently participated in the annual Suburban Council Music Festival. The participating students had to audition back in January for a highly coveted spot in the ensemble, competing against peers from all the suburban schools. The 11 selected participants headed to the festival at Schenectady High School […]

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National Save a Life Tour to present to juniors and seniors, May 26

| May 25, 2017

The National Save a Life Tour, a comprehensive safe driving awareness program used by schools and government organizations across the country, will be making a stop at Mohonasen High School tomorrow, May 26. Juniors and seniors will have a chance to work with an impaired driving simulator and a texting and driving simulator that demonstrates […]

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Three MHS students represent Mohon Masque at Proctors High School Musical Theatre Awards

| May 24, 2017

On May 20, Mohonasen High School students Maria Andrew, Nina Cerniglia and Nate Finke represented Mohon Masque at the High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors in Schenectady. Maria Andrew was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Award for her role as Marty in Mohon Masque’s 2017 production of “Grease,” and all three students performed […]

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Students share their scientific knowledge with guests at Pinewood Garden Party

| May 24, 2017

On May 24, Pinewood students in Kerry Vumbaco’s class held an exciting afternoon Garden Party for families and staff visitors. The participating students studied a number of scientific concepts to become “experts” in specific topic areas they would later present at the party – and were eager to explain what they had been learning to each visitor […]

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District shares scenes from 2017 Art Show

| May 24, 2017

The district has released a video slideshow of scenes from this year’s Mohonasen Art Show, featuring artwork in a variety of media from talented Mohonasen student-artists. Thank you to art teacher Steve Blais for creating and sharing this slideshow.

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Host families sought for July exchange program

| May 24, 2017

STEP (Student Travel and Exchange Program) is seeking host families from the Mohonasen Central School District Community to welcome an exchange student from Spain this summer between July 3 and July 28. Approximately 25 students aged 14-17 will arrive in the Capital Region this summer, and STEP is looking to link exchange students with caring […]

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Student forms available for Junior/Senior Ball

| May 22, 2017

High school students planning on attending the Junior/Senior Ball on Friday, June 2 should download the Ball Promise form (PDF) and the Guest Promise form (PDF). The Ball Promise form must be completed by both the student and his or her parent, and the Guest Promise form must be completed by any guests (if applicable) and […]

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Reminder: May 25 and 26 are full school days

| May 22, 2017

Because the district used more than two snow days this winter, Thursday, May 25 and Friday, May 26 will be full school days for all students to make up for the loss in instructional time.

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Draper students work together to take a stand against bullying

| May 17, 2017

Seventh graders in Marissa Petta’s class dedicated their classwork to a good cause – spreading awareness about bullying. The students created public service announcements, commercials and presentations about school bullying statistics and demonstrated the devastating effects bullying can have on students. This unit goes hand-in-hand with the students’ lesson on “Freak the Mighty,” a young adult […]

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Annual Strawberry Festival is Sunday, May 21

| May 15, 2017

Attend the Annual Strawberry Festival presented by the Mohonasen Music Parents on Sunday, May 21 at Draper Middle School. The event begins this year with a Color-a-Thon 5k at 8 a.m. and features a Kids’ Fun Run at 1 p.m., student performances (including the Pinewood Choir, Orchestra and Elementary Band; Draper Band Program; High School […]

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