Archive for October, 2017

Celebrating Halloween with a Monster Dash

| October 31, 2017

  Mohonasen CSD held its first Monster Dash at Pinewood Intermediate School Halloween morning, and the event was considered a huge success by organizers. Students in grades 3, 4 and 5 ran the course set up around the school while classmates and staff members cheered them on Wednesday. Once they crossed the finish line, the […]

Mohonasen among area schools, CRB recognized for improving regional student transportation

| October 26, 2017

Four area school districts have been recognized by the Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) for creating a unique and successful approach to inter-district bus sharing. At the Commission’s annual dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 18, representatives from the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, Mohonasen, Niskayuna and Scotia-Glenville school districts, as well as Capital Region BOCES’ leadership, were […]

Fundraising programs off to strong start at Pinewood

| October 19, 2017

Corporate fundraising is in full swing at Pinewood. Our Price Chopper Tools for Schools, Hannaford Helps Schools, Box Tops for Education, Tyson A+ for Education, and our newest partner, Colonie Center School Bucks, programs are in progress. Raising money for Pinewood is easy with each of these programs Price Chopper’s Tools for Schools: Submit your […]

Lockdown drills held at Pinewood, Mohonasen High School

| October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017 Dear Parents, This letter is to let you know that today Mohonasen conducted formal lockdown drills at Mohonasen High School and Pinewood Intermediate School. The drills were conducted by the Rotterdam Police Department, our school resource officers and our director of safety and security. The events lasted approximately 15 minutes each, during […]

Lockdown drill held at Bradt, Draper today

| October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017 Dear Parents, This letter is to let you know that today Mohonasen conducted formal lockdown drills at Bradt Primary School and Draper Middle School. The drills were conducted by the Rotterdam Police Department, our school resource officers and our director of safety and security. The events lasted approximately 15 minutes each, during […]

Principal Arket letter regarding Draper lunch structure

| October 16, 2017

The following letter from Draper Principal Rick Arket was sent home with students today. October 16, 2017 Dear Draper Parents/Guardians, It has come to my attention that there have been concerns expressed regarding our new lunch structure at Draper Middle School. Each grade level has a 40-minute lunch period that the entire grade participates in. […]

Manufacturing is opening new doors to new careers

| October 13, 2017

District’s Manufacturing Day event highlights STEAM education Mohonasen Central School District reflected on the value of vocational training and the opportunities it presents to students during National Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 6. The district marked National Manufacturing Day with an event at the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) to highlight the importance and viability […]

Amedore secures funding for Mohonasen scholarship program

| October 10, 2017

Program Will Help Students Earn EMT Certificate Senator George Amedore and Mohonasen Superintendent Dr. Kathleen A. Spring today announced a new scholarship program that will allow high school students to obtain an Emergency Medical Technician certificate at the district’s Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) building. Amedore secured a grant of $6,000 to establish the scholarship […]