Archive for February, 2016

Kindergarteners celebrate ‘math madness’ with high school students

| February 29, 2016

Bradt school celebrated its third annual Kindergarten Math Madness event on Feb. 23 with help from members of the high school Math Honor Society. Kindergarteners experienced a series of hands-on math activities, including: rolling dice and practicing counting using 1-1 correspondence; a Domino “parking lot” where students matched dominoes based on the number of dots […]

Mohonasen a cappella group named Northeast Quarterfinal Champions

| February 29, 2016

For Good Measure, Mohonasen High School’s a cappella group, placed first in the International Championship of High School A Cappella (ICHSA) competition held on Friday, Feb. 27 at Guilderland High School. For Good Measure competed against six teams from around the Northeast in their first time participating in the event. As the new Northeast Quarterfinal […]

State now requires meningitis vaccination in grades 7, 12

| February 28, 2016

Beginning Sept. 1, 2016, students entering seventh and 12th grades must be vaccinated against meningococcal disease in order to attend school in New York state. The state Department of Health notified school districts on Nov. 24 that a new law, approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in October, requires immunizations against meningococcal disease for children at […]

Spring sports physicals conducted on March 3

| February 26, 2016

The 2016 spring sports physicals will be conducted at 2 p.m. on March 3 in the Mohonasen High School nurse’s office. In order to play on a sports team, or practice, students must – by law – have a sports physical on file with the school nurse. The physical must be dated within the past calendar […]

Fundraisers for Noah Roman

| February 26, 2016

A number of people have asked how they can support ENL teacher Deborah Roman’s surviving son, Noah. Noah’s home district, North Colonie, has compiled a list of Upcoming Fundraisers for Noah Roman on the district’s website.

Student-centered morning programs bring monthly excitement to Bradt

| February 24, 2016

Embedded video of Student Centered Morning programs at Bradt Primary School From dancing up a storm to the “Birthday Boogie” with school administrators to demonstrating what they’ve been learning in class to the audience, students at Bradt Primary School always have plenty to look forward to at the school’s monthly morning programs. Students, teachers and […]

MHS Color Guard to host teams from around New York at Saturday home show

| February 24, 2016

On Saturday, Feb. 27, the Mohonasen High School Color Guard will perform their home show, “Colors in Motion.” This 18th annual Mid-York Color Guard Circuit winter guard competition will host several teams from around New York state and features a masquerade party theme. The show begins at 5 p.m. in the high school gym, and families […]

Pinewood students cast their votes on new vegetable dishes

| February 24, 2016

Students at Pinewood Intermediate School put their palates to the test as they sampled different preparations of peas on Feb. 12 during the latest “Try Day Friday.” Mohonasen Food Service Director Kim Gagnon explained that the event stemmed from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s mandate that all students take a vegetable or fruit with their […]

MHS students help in the fight against cancer at the New York State Capitol

| February 24, 2016

Nearly 30 students from Mohonasen High School’s Honors Participation in Government and Economics classes took a trip to the New York State Capitol on Feb. 9 to join hundreds in the American Cancer Society Lobby Day to fight for expanded cancer research, prevention and treatment funding. During their visit, the students had the immersive opportunity to […]

District mourns loss of high school monitor Bob Anderson

| February 23, 2016

The Mohonasen Central School District community is mourning the loss of a dedicated staff member and friend. Mohonasen High School hall monitor Bob Anderson passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 22, after suffering a heart attack. Mr. Anderson worked in the district for more than 15 years and served as a hall monitor at the […]