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Student-athletes lend helping hands at Pinewood

| February 16, 2017

On Thursday, Feb. 16, Pinewood Intermediate School students were treated to special visitors in their classrooms throughout the day — members of the Mohonasen High School football team. In an effort to foster a positive partnership between students across Mohonasen schools, the student-athletes were invited to serve as in-class guest readers for students in grades 3-5 as […]

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District graduation rate increases by seven points from 2015

| February 16, 2017

Data released last Friday from the New York State Education Department revealed a rise in the graduation rate for Mohonasen’s most recent graduating class. The 2012 cohort of ninth-grade students that graduated in 2016 yielded a graduation rate of 89 percent – a rise of seven percentage points from 2015. Forty-one percent of the Mohonasen […]

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Center for Advanced Technology hosts prospective students from around Capital Region

| February 8, 2017

The Center for Advanced Technology has been a popular hub of activity this school year for students from Mohonasen as well as other school districts around the region. After its opening in September, students from Mohonasen and other districts from the Capital Region have made CAT into a home of their own – and district […]

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Report cards and honor roll now available for Draper, Mohonasen High School

| February 8, 2017

Second quarter report cards for Mohonasen High School and Draper Middle School are now available online. Parents may access their students’ report cards using School Tool. Honor roll lists for the high school and Draper have also been updated online to reflect the second quarter. The Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center […]

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Bradt students collect, craft items for community pets

| January 31, 2017

Bradt students in Mrs. McGuire’s second-grade class recently hosted a blanket and towel drive for the Happy Dog Pet Hotel, a local boarding, grooming and pet day care provider in Rotterdam. Donated items headed to the hotel along with two custom blankets that the students collaborated to create for the hotel’s furry guests. To view additional […]

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Super Bowl Bonanza coming to Bradt, Feb. 3

| January 31, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 3, Bradt will celebrate its “Super Bowl Bonanza.” All Bradt students and staff members are invited to wear their favorite team gear and colors to school in anticipation of Sunday’s big game.

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Chromebooks to help Draper students develop 21st-century skills

| January 27, 2017

Next week, sixth graders at Draper Middle School will have access to school-supplied Chromebooks aimed to help enhance their classroom experiences. Draper Principal Rick Arket shared that each of the sixth grade teachers will be receiving their own cart of Chromebooks, while elective teachers will be provided with access to the carts. Throughout each school […]

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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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