Archive for January, 2017

Bradt students collect, craft items for community pets

| January 31, 2017

Bradt students in Mrs. McGuire’s second-grade class recently hosted a blanket and towel drive for the Happy Dog Pet Hotel, a local boarding, grooming and pet day care provider in Rotterdam. Donated items headed to the hotel along with two custom blankets that the students collaborated to create for the hotel’s furry guests. To view additional […]

Super Bowl Bonanza coming to Bradt, Feb. 3

| January 31, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 3, Bradt will celebrate its “Super Bowl Bonanza.” All Bradt students and staff members are invited to wear their favorite team gear and colors to school in anticipation of Sunday’s big game.

Chromebooks to help Draper students develop 21st-century skills

| January 27, 2017

Next week, sixth graders at Draper Middle School will have access to school-supplied Chromebooks aimed to help enhance their classroom experiences. Draper Principal Rick Arket shared that each of the sixth grade teachers will be receiving their own cart of Chromebooks, while elective teachers will be provided with access to the carts. Throughout each school […]

Juniors, parents of juniors invited to participate in upcoming college-planning events

| January 18, 2017

Mohonasen juniors and parents of juniors are invited to attend Junior College Information Night next Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Mohonasen High School LGI. Hear from admissions and financial professionals from local two-year and four-year colleges and HESC, as well as a Mohonasen parent and an alumnus on the college search and […]

Event showcases artistic talents of Draper students

| January 18, 2017

Parents and students came out in full force last week to celebrate the opening of the First Annual Draper Art Show. Attendees commented positively on the quality and volume of the artistic creations in the show, and parents were enthusiastic about seeing artwork from their children on public display. The show featured artwork from students in […]

Pinewood spellers put their skills to the test

| January 18, 2017

Last week, talented spellers from classrooms at Pinewood Intermediate School put their linguistic expertise to the test as they took part in the schoolwide Pinewood Spelling Bee. After working through several rounds of fierce competition, Rachel Miller took the top spot after correctly spelling the word “ague.” She was followed by Giana Prastio in second place […]

Families invited to attend Pinewood Read-In, Jan. 26

| January 14, 2017

Pinewood families are invited to join their students on Thursday, Jan. 26, for the Pinewood Read-In. The event takes place from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and participants are encouraged to bring books to read, comfortable blankets or pillows to sit on and their love of reading. If any participants have an interest in learning more […]

Important information for parents

| January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 The district today received information regarding a video that has gone viral on social media of a 12-year-old girl from Georgia committing suicide. While the suicide took place Dec. 30, 2016, awareness about the video seems to be making its way to our area now. We have been told that some adolescent mental […]

Draper Art Show to showcase student talents

| January 11, 2017

Draper Middle School will host its first Annual Art Show at WB Haessig Gallery on Wednesday, Jan. 11, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Students in grades 6 through 8 will showcase their artistic talents using a variety of media including graphite value drawings, collage, painting, sculpture, photography and digital arts. The show will be on display for […]

Pinewood announces winner of Responsibility Poster Contest

| January 5, 2017

Congratulations to Pinewood’s Responsibility Poster Contest winner, Ryan Nadareski. Students were asked to create a poster that depicted the meaning of the character word “responsibility.” Great job, Ryan!