Archive for March, 2016

District students raise funds for Ronald McDonald House

| March 29, 2016

Students around the district have been reading during the month of March to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House in Albany. The Ronald McDonald House provides a home away from home, free of charge, for families with children who are terminally ill or facing life-threatening challenges. Ronald McDonald visited Bradt and Pinewood schools earlier […]

Pinewood students and faculty members get into character

| March 23, 2016

Throughout the month of March, Pinewood Intermediate School has made reading a top priority. To foster students’ love of reading and promote literacy, the school has hosted a variety of activities including visits from Ronald McDonald and SouthPaw from the Tri-City ValleyCats, mystery reader sessions featuring student-athletes from the State University at Albany, read-ins with […]

Calendar correction

| March 21, 2016

The date for the Rotterdam Flag Day parade is incorrectly listed on the district’s printed calendar. The parade will be held on Monday, June 13.

National Honor Society members shave their heads to help fight cancer

| March 17, 2016

Members of the Mohonasen High School National Honor Society helped to fundraise for St. Baldrick’s, a foundation that raises awareness and supports research for childhood cancer, and many participants were inspired by friends, colleagues and family members who have fought their own battles against cancer. Student, faculty and Mohonasen community participants volunteered at a fundraising event at the […]

Fifth-grade color guard team established at Pinewood

| March 17, 2016

Celebrations of color guard have been in full swing at Pinewood Intermediate School. On March 4, staff and several members from the Mohonasen varsity and junior varsity color guard teams presented an assembly for fifth-grade students at Pinewood. Kicking off the newly approved Pinewood Color Guard, the staff, led by Mohonasen High School Band and […]

Mid-winter Box Tops for Education winners selected at Bradt, Pinewood

| March 17, 2016

All students who contributed to the Box Tops for Education drives at Bradt Primary School and Pinewood Intermediate School had their names entered in a mid-winter drawing for an assortment of small prizes and goodies from Box Tops. The winners were: Bradt: Scarlett Regan, Grade K, Mrs. Griesemer Alexis Crux, Grade 1, Mrs. Masick Kaitlyn Dames, […]

Pinewood and MHS orchestra students meet for music workshop

| March 16, 2016

Pinewood Intermediate School third-graders received sound advice from Mohonasen High School students on Monday. Students from the Pinewood third grade orchestra traveled to the high school to meet with students from the MHS orchestra for a music-focused workshop. The high school students treated their visitors from Pinewood to a musical performance and worked alongside the […]

UAlbany students kick off Draper fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House

| March 15, 2016

Draper students are participating in March’s “Read for Ronald McDonald House” fundraiser. Special thanks to UAlbany athletes who read to sixth graders as part of a kickoff for the event: Katarzyna Geiger, Women’s Track & Field; Laini Leindecker, Women’s Volleyball; Molly Pezzulo, Women’s Track & Field; and Jordan Crump-King, Men’s Track & Field.

NYSPRA 2016 strategic campaign materials

| March 14, 2016

The following is support material for Mohonasen Central School District’s Strategic Campaign entry, The Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen RESEARCH Middle Skills Jobs and the Skills Gap ANALYSIS/PLANNING Sample from Key Messages document Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen Logo COMMUNICATION IMPLEMENTATION Center for Advanced Technology web pages Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen […]

High school language students share bilingual stories with second graders

| March 11, 2016

Twelves students in Mr. Patrick Keegan’s Level 5 French and Mrs. Tricia Saullo’s Level 5 Spanish classes recently visited Bradt school to read to second graders. Prior to the visit, the high school students created bilingual stories – complete with illustrations – and activity sheets for their young friends. Second grade teachers Rita McGuire, Annemarie […]