Archive for April, 2016

MHS students awarded at regional media arts festival

| April 27, 2016

Several Mohonasen High School students participated this month at the 2016 Capital Region Media Arts Festival and two participants received special awards for their creations. Senior Kyliene Philips earned Best in Show in the Film category with her public service announcement video on self-harm awareness. Senior Elena Zanasi received an honorable mention in the Photography: Special Processes and Techniques […]

MohonBots compete at regional competition to finish off award-filled season

| April 27, 2016

The MohonBots, Mohonasen High School’s robotics team, recently competed in the FIRST Teach Challenge East Super Regional Championship Tournament. The tournament is an internationally recognized competition for students in grades seven through twelve and challenges teams of participants to design, build, program and test their own robots for competition. The East Super Regional is the […]

Students meet with Holocaust survivor, visit memorials in NYC

| April 27, 2016

Mohonasen High School 10th-grade Global Studies and 12th-grade Business students traveled to New York City in mid-April for a historical and cultural experience. After a tour of the Jewish Heritage Museum and Living Memorial, the students met Sol Rosenkranz, a 98-year-old survivor of the Holocaust and gallery educator at the museum. Mr. Rosenkranz shared with […]

MHS student artwork selected for FMCC juried exhibition

| April 27, 2016

The artwork of four Mohonasen High School students was selected for the 24th Annual Fulton-Montgomery Community College Juried Regional High School Art Exhibition. The students’ creations were displayed in the Perrella Gallery on the FMCC campus between April 4 and 20, and the exhibit concluded with a special reception and awards ceremony for presenting artists. […]

Bradt celebrates Earth Day with visit from musical yogini

| April 22, 2016

Bradt Primary School students celebrated Earth Day a little early this week when they received a visit from musical yogini and “kindie” artist Kira Willey. Willey creates unique musical albums that blend upbeat and danceable tunes with children’s yoga instruction. On stage alongside her band members, she created an atmosphere that brought relaxation, focus and […]

Creative Draper students take part in poetry slam

| April 22, 2016

Draper Middle School students in Mrs. Degnan’s English Language Arts class participated in an exciting poetry slam this week. Students created their own poetry chapbooks containing their own original poetry and two of their favorite published poems, alongside analyses of the poetic devices and themes of each work. During the poetry slam event, students read […]

MHS students raise awareness about seat belt safety

| April 22, 2016

Mohonasen High School students raced to safety this week during the annual Battle of the Belts competition. Teams of four students rotated in and out of each seat in a van, fastening and unfastening their seat belts in each station, vying for the fastest time. Sponsored by the Mohonasen High School chapter of Students Against […]

MohonBots to hold STEM camp for students in grades 3-5 in May

| April 20, 2016

Students in grades 3 through 5 are invited to participate in Inspiration Nation, presented by the MohonBots. This STEM camp is designed for elementary-level students and features a variety of interactive and engaging activities. Participants will get the chance to work with Legos, hovercrafts, slime and more. The camp will take place on Saturday, May […]

Family, education and fun featured in annual district fair

| April 20, 2016

In early April, the Mohonasen Central School District held its annual Family Fun Fair, which featured a variety of faculty, staff, student and community presenters. The evening merged together educational experiences and exciting activities while spotlighting the talents of district and community members. The event gave participants a glimpse into district initiatives, programs available for […]

Memorial Day weekend extended

| April 20, 2016

The district currently anticipates that there will be NO SCHOOL for Mohonasen students on Wednesday, May 25, Thursday, May 26 and Friday, May 27. Staff will report from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, May 25, for a staff development day. May 26 and 27 are labeled “Contingent School Recess Days” on the school calendar, […]