Author Archive: samantha.brumley

rss feed

Draper students work together to create school slogan

| March 22, 2017

What does it mean to be a Warrior? Draper Middle School’s Student Council was asked that very question to help craft a slogan for the school. Using the word as a reference point, the students were tasked with expressing the mission and values of the school. Congratulations to Cristina Shaul, Zy Epperson, Matthew Sheremeta, and […]

Read More ▸

Middle, high school students plan for their future careers at ‘Get Up and GO’

| March 16, 2017

At “Get Up and GO” last week, students from Mohonasen High School and Draper Middle School and their families had the opportunity to hear from industry professionals and mentors about career readiness. The event, hosted at the Center for Advanced Technology, featured a rotating program that introduced students to a number of career-related topics. They […]

Read More ▸

Career & Technical Education Open House scheduled for March 23 at CAT

| March 15, 2017

Attend Mohonasen’s Career & Technical Education New Student and Parent Information Night/Open House on Thursday, March 23, to learn more about the CTE offerings your high school student can take at Mohonasen’s new Center for Advanced Technology. Programs that will be covered include Advanced Alternative Energy, Sterile Processing, Machining and Manufacturing, Welding, Game Design and […]

Read More ▸

HS students hear from music industry professionals at Tri-M Workshop Day

| March 9, 2017

Mohonasen music students had the opportunity to meet with professionals and mentors from the music industry at the annual Tri-M Workshop Day on Wednesday, March 8. With a focus on careers in the field of music, students attended to gain insights from professionals with experience in conducting, music education, musical theater, composition for the gaming […]

Read More ▸

Kindergarten Celebration schedule set for June

| March 9, 2017

The Kindergarten Celebration schedule for classrooms at Bradt Primary School has been set for June. Families are invited to attend the celebration on the specified date below for their child’s classroom. Monday, June 19: Newman, Pace, Filarecki, Baumann Tuesday, June 20: Pigliavento, Brousseau, Groth, Antonini Wednesday, June 21: Evans, Griesemer, Weinlein, Zajesky

Read More ▸

Former BOCES employee charged with misdemeanor

| March 8, 2017

The following statement was released by Capital Region BOCES regarding a former employee who was assigned to a self-contained classroom at Draper Middle School before retiring in 2015: We have been informed that a former Capital Region BOCES employee has been under investigation by the Rotterdam Police for an incident that occurred while he was […]

Read More ▸

Family Fun Fair scheduled for April 6

| March 8, 2017

Be sure to mark your calendar for this year’s Mohonasen Family Fun Fair! This annual event will be an exciting showcase of the talents and programs from Mohonasen faculty and students – inside the classroom and beyond. The Family Fun Fair is scheduled for Thursday, April 6, from 6 to 8 p.m., and all students […]

Read More ▸

Unified Basketball spring season game dates announced

| March 8, 2017

Mark your calendar for this season’s Suburban Council Varsity Unified Basketball games! The Unified Sports program is a collaboration between the New York State Public High School Athletic Association and the Special Olympics that aims to encourage interaction and sportsmanship between students with and without intellectual disabilities. This spring, three games will take place at […]

Read More ▸

Students’ enthusiasm for reading to benefit local families

| March 3, 2017

Yesterday, March 2, marked National Read Across America Day — a holiday that coincides with the birthday of Dr. Seuss and was established by the National Education Association in 1998 to get kids excited about reading and encourage adults to spend more time reading with their children. To celebrate the occasion, students at Pinewood Intermediate […]

Read More ▸

MHS students create their own miniature theme park in physics classes

| March 2, 2017

Physics students at Mohonasen High School transformed their classroom into a miniature theme park today as they put their latest projects to the test. The students were tasked with creating energy transfer devices – rollercoasters, in this case – and put their finished products on display today to give their classmates a chance to test […]

Read More ▸