Archive for September, 2015

Local education leaders participate in Oct. 2 Manufacturing Week kick-off

| September 29, 2015

Education leaders join forces with government, business and community leaders to kick off Manufacturing Week Schenectady, NY — The past, present and future of manufacturing in Schenectady will be recognized and celebrated at a series of special events which kick off on Friday, October 2 at miSci, the Museum of Innovation and Science at 15 […]

District wins grant to expand programs for students with disabilities

| September 29, 2015

More Mohonasen students with disabilities will be able to exit high school with work readiness skills thanks to a New York State Department of Education grant. The district this week received notification it has won a three-year, $648,353 grant to allow more students with disabilities to participate in career and technical education (CTE) programs and […]

Three honored for work with youth

| September 22, 2015

Three Mohonasen social workers were recently recognized for their work with local youth. Diane Blinn, Margaret Sutton, and Josh Peck were honored Sept. 10 during the annual Heart to Heart Valentine Celebration, hosted by Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson. The Carol Valentine Heart to Heart Award is given to a community member or members who have […]

Environmental studies students lend helping hand at farm

| September 22, 2015

Mohonasen environmental studies students visited the Patroon Land Foundation Sept. 18 to help harvest food for the Regional Food Bank. The Regional Food Bank partnered with the Patroon Land Foundation in 2006 to develop a self-sustaining educational farm. The farm has yielded more than 1 million pounds of fresh produce over the years, which benefits […]

Mohon is Moving Forward Together

| September 14, 2015

Opening day message focuses on collaboration Working together – especially during challenging times – is essential if educators are to help every child reach their full potential. That was the message shared by speakers during Mohonasen Central School District’s Sept. 3 Opening Day for staff and teachers. Superintendent Dr. Kathleen Spring cited the district’s changing […]