Archive for February, 2018

Non-public school transportation request form is due April 2

| February 16, 2018

The deadline for requests for bus service to non-public schools and other special requests is April 2, 2018. A non-public school must be within 15 miles of a district student’s home to make a transportation request to the Mohonasen Central School District Transportation Department. Download form (PDF) Questions? Contact the Transportation Department at 518-356-8260.

Budget Development Timeline

| February 15, 2018

2018-2019 Budget Development: Schedule of public budget presentations All meetings are at 6:30 p.m. in the Mohonasen High School Farnsworth Technology Center (LGI), unless otherwise noted. Feb. 5, 2018 – BOE Meeting: Multi-year projections Download Presentation – Feb. 5, 2018 Feb. 26, 2018 – Budget Review: Tax Levy, Debt Service, Bus Proposition Download Presentation – […]

K-5 Science Fair draws hundreds of visitors

| February 15, 2018

They programmed robots and extracted iron from cereal, dissolved different substances, tested hypotheses, and learned all about animals. In all, about 180 scientists from Pinewood and Bradt schools solved problems, tested experiments and made projects as part of the 2nd annual Science Fair. As they displayed their work Feb. 8 at Mohonasen High School, the […]

Pinewood students support Ronald McDonald House

| February 13, 2018

Pinewood Intermediate School students are participating in the Read for Ronald McDonald House Program this year. The program supports the Ronald McDonald House of Albany, which provides housing and supportive services to families of children who are sick and receiving treatment from local area hospitals. Through reading, students will raise money to support the families […]

Students’ work selected for 3-D exhibit

| February 13, 2018

Eight Mohonasen students were among the dozens of high school students whose work was selected for display in the annual Art in Three Dimensions show, on exhibit through Feb. 28 at Mohonasen High School. This year, 17 high schools participated by submitting 254 pieces of work. The work was adjudicated by Mary Pat Wager and […]

Pinewood takes on Great Kindness Challenge

| February 12, 2018

Pinewood students will perform random acts of kindness as part of the school’s Great Kindness Challenge Feb. 12-16. Students have been challenged to perform three random acts of kindness this week, and once compelted, the act will be written on a paper heart to be displayed at the school. Students and staff can get in […]

District mourns loss of bus driver

| February 8, 2018

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Mohonasen bus driver David Peck, who died earlier this week after a fall outside his home. Dave was a valuable member of the Mohonasen transportation department where he worked for the past 14 years. Most recently he drove a daily run for […]

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is March 6

| February 8, 2018

The 9th annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony for the Mohonasen-Draper Class of 2017 will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, at Mallozzi’s Banquet Hall, 1930 Curry Road, Schenectady. Inductees for 2017 include: Erika Lewis, Ken Palen, Tom Middleton, Josh Whipple, David Naseman and Deborah Wilday. Tickets for the dinner are $30; […]

Order ‘Choose Kind’ t-shirt online

| February 6, 2018

You asked, Peers for Peace answered. You can now get your own “Choose Kind” t-shirt like the ones Draper teachers wore during last week’s Great Kindness Challenge, sponsored at Draper by Peers for Peace. Order through this link: https://stores.inksoft.com/choose_kind/shop/home

All-County Music Festival features district students

| February 6, 2018

More than 30 Mohonasen students were selected to take part in the Schenectady All-County Music Festival Jan. 26-27 at Niskayuna High School. The festival featured orchestra, concert band, choir and high school jazz band. “These students were selected as top in the county,” said Kimberly Kondenar, Mohonasen Performing Arts Facilitator. “The students worked very hard […]