Archive for January, 2018

Draper kicks off Great Kindness Challenge

| January 31, 2018

Draper Middle School students are sharing a whole lot of kindness this week. Draper’s Peers for Peace, along with the Draper Guidance Department, is spearheading the school’s participating in the nationally recognized Great Kindness Challenge. Throughout the week, students and staff at Draper are being challenged to complete a 50 Random Acts of Kindness checklist. […]

High school staff, teachers recognized with Warrior Awards

| January 26, 2018

Congratulations to recipients of the first-ever Mohonasen High School Faculty/Staff Warrior Award. Award winners were nominated by fellow faculty and staff for their positive influence on our school community. Recipients included: Nicole Gabriel, Dan Jones, Gail Sparlin, Linda Breen, Diane Blinn, Angie Lasher, Faith Perry, Erica Restifo, Marvin Veeder, Jamie Dilbone and Noel Milkins. The […]

District faces $900,000 gap as board gets first look at budget picture

| January 26, 2018

Mohonasen Central School District currently faces a $900,000 gap in planning for the 2018-19 school budget. Assistant Superintendent for Business Chris Ruberti said that much of the shortfall can be attributed to anticipated hikes in health insurance costs ($650,000) and Teacher Retirement System (TRS) contributions ($250,000). The district expects to receive approximately $250,000 in additional […]

Governor unveils executive budget, school aid proposals

| January 25, 2018

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive state budget proposal includes a $769 million increase in overall funding for school operations in the 2018-19 school year. Under the governor’s proposal, total school aid for 2018-19 would be $26.4 billion, which represents a statewide increase of 3 percent. Mohonasen would receive an additional $237,389 – or […]

Art show features work of Draper students

| January 23, 2018

Approximately 200 original works of art were on display during the 2nd Annual Draper Art Show, held Jan. 17 in the art gallery at Mohonasen High School. The show featured work completed by students in grades 6-8 during the first and second quarters. Quarter 3/ 4 art students will have their work on display during […]

January Regents Exam information

| January 21, 2018

Regents exams will take place Jan. 22-25 at Mohonasen High School. All students have been notified by their guidance counselors if they are required to take an exam. View the Regents schedule below or download a copy (pdf). In case of inclement weather, please note the following schedule changes: If there is a 2-hour delay, […]

Draper student art show is Thursday, Jan. 18

| January 16, 2018

Draper Middle School will host its Second Annual Art Show from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Mohonasen High School art gallery. The exhibit will showcase artwork by students in grades 6-8 from the first and second quarters, including drawing, painting, collage, photography and more.  Student work from the third and fourth quarters […]

Learn about district programs at Mo-Tech Night Jan. 24

| January 12, 2018

Draper Middle School and Mohonasen High School parents, along with community members, are invited to attend an Open House Mo-Tech Night at The Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Experience the exciting opportunities for study, including: Mohonasen’s work-based learning and Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) programs, as […]

Coding is Cool web page offers resources for learning

| January 8, 2018

During the month of January, many of our students are participating in coding activities in which they learn computational thinking skills through fun, hands-on learning experiences. If you’re looking for more resources so your child can continue learning how to code at home, please check out Mohonasen’s Coding is Cool web page. There are lots […]