Archive for December, 2017

Executive order does not allow for early payment of 2018 school district taxes

| December 27, 2017

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which included several revisions to the Internal Revenue Code. The new law caps the allowable deduction for state and local income, sales and property taxes at $10,000, beginning in 2018. Gov. Andrew Cuomo subsequently signed an Executive Order designed to […]

Community forum on superintendent search set for Jan. 9

| December 21, 2017

Community members are invited to provide input as part of the superintendent search process during one of two community forums set for Tuesday, Jan. 9, in the Farnsworth Technology Center (LGI) at Mohonasen High School. One session will be held from 3:15-4:15 p.m., and a second from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Community members, including parents, guardians, district […]

7th graders donate to ‘Christmas Pajamas Project’

| December 13, 2017

The 7th Grade teams at Draper Middle School chose the Christmas Pajamas Project as the focus of their community outreach this holiday season.  Seventh grade students and teachers spent three weeks collecting pajamas and books for children as part of the Christmas Pajamas Project for Capital District children. The Christmas Pajamas Project was started in […]

Calling all Pinewood and Bradt scientists

| December 13, 2017

Bradt and Pinewood scientists are invited to take part in the 2nd annual Mohonasen Elementary Science Fair from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Check-in and setup take place from 5-5:30 p.m. Here’s what you need to do to share your project or experiment: 1. Pick a project Are you interested in plants, animals, […]

Deadline for yearbook parent ads extended to Jan. 31

| December 7, 2017

The deadline for parents ads for the 2017-18 Mohonasen High School Yearbook has been extended to Jan. 31, 2018. For ad size and price information, please download a Parent Ad Order Form. Students who have not placed a yearbook order can pre-purchase for $70 through Jan. 30, 2018. Select personalization for an additional $5. The […]

Draper names November Students of Month

| December 6, 2017

Congratulations to Draper Middle School’s Students of the Month for November. The categories and students honored include: Responsible, Respectful, Hard-Working, Great Manners: Tim (Wade) Abbott, Emily Lindemann Positive Attitude: Nadine Markle, Kevin Swint, Respectful, Patient, Tolerant and Mature: Izabella Mills, Brandon Mach Patience and Maturity: Naomi Thomas, Alexis Haley, Hard Working and Model Students: Angelia […]

Superintendent Spring announces retirement at end of school year

| December 5, 2017

Dr. Kathleen A. Spring will retire from the position of superintendent of Mohonasen Central School District, effective June 30, 2018. Spring submitted her formal notice of retirement to the Board of Education at its Dec. 4 meeting. “The position of superintendent allowed me to fill my need to be challenged and creative,” said Spring, who […]

Senior Nathaniel Finke performs at All-State Mixed Choir

| December 5, 2017

Mohonasen senior Nathaniel Finke participated in the NYSSMA All-State Mixed Choir Nov. 30-Dec. 3 in Rochester, N.Y. Nathaniel was selected for this prestigious event based on his level 6 NYSSMA score last spring.  Over the weekend, he performed with approximately 280 singers from across the state and worked with an expert conductor.  The students rehearsed […]

Mohonasen’s NYSPHAA Scholar Athletes Named for Fall 2017

| December 5, 2017

These are Mohonasen CSD’s NYSPHAA Scholar Athletes for 2017 Fall Varsity Sports. Congratulations! Teams Girls Volleyball Girls Soccer Girls Cross Country Girls Swimming and Diving Girls Tennis Boys Cross Country Boys Soccer Individuals Girls Volleyball Lily Belber Serena Drago Breanna Lott Ashley Reinke Natalie Blackstone Girls Soccer Courtney Bush Milan Pfister Hannah O’Claire Isabella O’Claire […]

Senior choir member performs at National Honors Ensemble

| December 4, 2017

Oliver Presson, a member of the Mohonasen Senior Choir, was chosen to perform Nov. 26-29 in the All National Honor Choir in Orlando, Florida Oliver was one of 300 singers selected from across the country to perform at this prestigious event. To qualify for the ensemble, students must receive a perfect score on a Level […]