Archive for May, 2016

Students’ achievements recognized at Academic Awards Ceremony

| May 31, 2016

2016 Mohonasen High School Academic Awards The Annual High School Academic Awards Ceremony was held on Tuesday, May 24. Congratulations to all the award winners. Awards for Underclassmen KYLE A. GAGNON PERSEVERANCE ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP AWARD This $250 scholarship was established in the memory of Kyle A. Gagnon, a member of the Mohonasen Class of 2010.  […]

Six Mohonasen students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

| May 25, 2016

ALBANY – Six Mohonasen students were among a record-number of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Monday. To be honored, students had to meet several criteria, including achieving grade point averages (GPA) of 92 or greater at Career & Tech, an overall GPA […]

MHS names its academic top 10 from the Class of 2016

| May 19, 2016

Mohonasen High School has named its academic top 10 graduates from the Class of 2016. Below the photo is a list of the ten students (in order of their position in the photo), as well as their post-graduation plans. Congratulations to the academic top 10 — as well as the entire Class of 2016 set to […]

High school musicians’ talent showcased in spring assembly

| May 18, 2016

On Thursday, May 12, during the annual Spring Music Assembly, musicians across Mohonasen High School had the opportunity to demonstrate their polished talents on the Mohon stage to an audience of students, faculty, staff and community members. Members of the high school choir, orchestra and band each performed, featuring a variety of musical offerings from more […]

Student artwork on display at Capital Region BOCES Art Show

| May 18, 2016

Mohonasen students from kindergarten to grade 12 submitted works of art that are now on display at the Capital Region BOCES Art Show, located at the BOCES Central Offices at 900 Watervilet-Shaker Road, Suite 102. A strong showing of eighteen pieces from district students can be found alongside creations from eleven other school districts around the […]

Holocaust survivor meets with Draper eighth graders

| May 18, 2016

Holocaust survivor Hedi McKinley spoke to Draper Middle School eighth graders yesterday as part of their inter-disciplinary studies on World War II. Ms. McKinley shared with the students that, at age 96, she is still affected by the horrific events of the Holocaust. During her presentation, students had the opportunity to ask questions and view pictures […]

Voters approve budget, bus proposition

| May 17, 2016

Piccirillo, Escobar elected to board Mohonasen residents approved the district’s 2016-2017 school budget with 1,030 yes votes and 421 no votes, a margin of 71 percent. The $48.36 million budget carries a 0.76 percent spending increase over the current year and a 2.21 percent increase in the tax levy. The tax levy increase is within […]

Polls are open today until 9 p.m.

| May 17, 2016

It’s school budget vote day! Polls are open until 9 p.m. in the Mohonasen High School gym. You can learn more about what’s on the ballot at the links below. After you cast your ballot, please take a minute to fill out an anonymous voter exit survey. We appreciate and value your feedback. 2016-17 Budget […]

Voters to decide on school bus purchase proposition

| May 16, 2016

Mohonasen residents will be asked to vote on a proposition to purchase five full-size, 66-passenger buses at a total cost of $560,000. Of this amount, 68.4 percent ($383,040) would be reimbursed through state aid, leaving the district responsible to pay for $176,960, or $35,392 a year for five years. Mohonasen has been following a regular […]

2016-17 school budget vote is Tuesday, May 17

| May 12, 2016

On Tuesday, May 17, Mohonasen residents will go to the polls to vote on a $48.37 million budget for next school year. The proposal carries a tax levy increase of 2.21 percent and results in a tax rate increase of 0.76 percent. Residents will also be asked to elect two candidates to the Board of […]