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Juniors, parents of juniors invited to participate in upcoming college-planning events

| January 18, 2017

Mohonasen juniors and parents of juniors are invited to attend Junior College Information Night next Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Mohonasen High School LGI. Hear from admissions and financial professionals from local two-year and four-year colleges and HESC, as well as a Mohonasen parent and an alumnus on the college search and […]

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Event showcases artistic talents of Draper students

| January 18, 2017

Parents and students came out in full force last week to celebrate the opening of the First Annual Draper Art Show. Attendees commented positively on the quality and volume of the artistic creations in the show, and parents were enthusiastic about seeing artwork from their children on public display. The show featured artwork from students in […]

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Pinewood spellers put their skills to the test

| January 18, 2017

Last week, talented spellers from classrooms at Pinewood Intermediate School put their linguistic expertise to the test as they took part in the schoolwide Pinewood Spelling Bee. After working through several rounds of fierce competition, Rachel Miller took the top spot after correctly spelling the word “ague.” She was followed by Giana Prastio in second place […]

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Families invited to attend Pinewood Read-In, Jan. 26

| January 14, 2017

Pinewood families are invited to join their students on Thursday, Jan. 26, for the Pinewood Read-In. The event takes place from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and participants are encouraged to bring books to read, comfortable blankets or pillows to sit on and their love of reading. If any participants have an interest in learning more […]

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Mohon Masque Jr. to present “The Lion King Jr.,” Jan. 13 and 14

| January 11, 2017

Students and staff from Mohon Masque Jr. have been hard at work preparing for their upcoming production of “The Lion King Jr.,” based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor, featuring music by Elton John and Tim Rice. The show takes place on Friday, Jan. 13 and Saturday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. at the […]

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Draper Art Show to showcase student talents

| January 11, 2017

Draper Middle School will host its first Annual Art Show at WB Haessig Gallery on Wednesday, Jan. 11, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Students in grades 6 through 8 will showcase their artistic talents using a variety of media including graphite value drawings, collage, painting, sculpture, photography and digital arts. The show will be on display for […]

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Bradt raises money to help animals in need

| December 22, 2016

At Bradt Primary School’s morning assembly on Thursday, Dec. 22, students took a moment to learn about the importance of two character themes – kindness and generosity – right before they had the opportunity to put their understanding to good use. The school presented a total of $395 to Help Orphan Puppies, a local rescue organization […]

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Students from around the region taking classes at CAT share their experiences

| December 21, 2016

Since the beginning of the fall semester this year, students from Mohonasen and across the Capital Region have been attending classes at the new Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen. Devoted to helping students build on their skills and knowledge in innovative areas of study, CAT offers programs in a variety of fields including: electrical technology; […]

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Students’ baking creations take the cake in holiday-themed competition

| December 16, 2016

On Friday, Dec. 16, Mohonasen High School students in Amy Stott’s family and consumer sciences course participated in an annual tradition — holiday-themed cupcake wars, an event that challenges students to combine innovating thinking with their kitchen expertise. Students were required to prepare cupcakes and frosting from scratch while incorporating one of three holiday-themed ingredients […]

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District receives water testing results for Draper, Mohonasen High School

| December 15, 2016

As you may be aware, on Sept. 6, 2016, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law that requires public schools in New York to test all water outlets currently or potentially used for drinking or cooking purposes for lead levels. This letter is to inform you about the results of our water testing at Draper […]

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