Archive for June, 2015

Team Giattino celebrates end of year with ‘Wide World of Sports’

| June 26, 2015

Team Giattino’s Developmental Skills Class from Draper Middle School presented their year-end celebration “Our Wide World of Sports” on Wednesday, June 17. The classroom was filled with displays of projects the students created throughout the year as well as pictures that portrayed many of the field trips and sporting activities that students participated in. Each […]

Fifth graders celebrate milestone

| June 25, 2015

Congratulations to Pinewood fifth graders who are moving up to Draper Middle School next year. Students were recognized during a special ceremony held in the high school auditorium on June 25 in front of family and friends. Way to go!

8th grade Moving Up Ceremony

| June 24, 2015

Eighth graders celebrated the end of the year with a Moving Up Ceremony on Friday, June 19. They prepare to enter the high school in the fall as the Class of 2019. Congratulations!  

Hallberg named Middle School PE Teacher of Year

| June 22, 2015

Draper physical education teacher Douglas Hallberg was recently named Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the New York State Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NYS AHPERD). Hallberg called it “incredibly overwhelming and humbling” to be recognized by his peers with this award. “There are so many deserving physical education […]

Sherman, Tallman receive Suburban Council leadership awards

| June 22, 2015

Two student athletes were recently selected to represent Mohonasen at the Suburban Council Leadership Awards Banquet. Seniors Cara Sherman and Mason Tallman accepted their awards on June 15 at the Troy Hilton Garden Inn, along with 22 other athletes from the Suburban Council. These student athletes were 24 out of a possible 15,000 athletes who […]

Work-based learning program holds recognition ceremony for employers

| June 19, 2015

Students in the work-based learning program recognized employers with a ceremony and breakfast on June 9. The students gave presentations on their work experiences then shared snacks with reception attendees. Special thanks to the businesses/groups involved in this year’s program: Adams Heating Rickard Insurance Bradt Elementary School Hannaford The Commons, YMCA Residence Congratulations also to […]

Second-graders hop, skip and play at field day

| June 18, 2015

Second-graders had a blast during their field day festivities on June 18. A chop-stick relay, potato sack races and tire-flipping were among the many fun and creative games and activities students enjoyed while being cheered on by family and friends. Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a success!

Mohon Masque Productions recognized by Schenectady Light Opera Company

| June 15, 2015

  Mohon Masque this year received seven nominations and two awards from Schenectady Light Opera Company (SLOC) for their productions of “Anything Goes” and “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.” Marina Macherone received an Outstanding Performer award for her portrayal of Reno Sweeney in “Anything Goes.” The cast received an Outstanding Music Number award for […]

Students showcase alternative energy projects

| June 11, 2015

After six weeks of research, seventh grade challenge science students showcased their knowledge of green energy to their peers. Students presented their findings on wind turbines, solar thermal, solar electric and geothermal alternative energy sources on June 9 and 11. They were joined by representatives from General Electric who offered students insight and advice throughout […]

Fifth-graders enjoy track and field day

| June 11, 2015

Students enjoyed beautiful weather, friendly competition, and great fun during their end of the year track and field day event on June 11.