Archive for April, 2018

Works of five featured in FMCC juried art show

| April 30, 2018

The works of five Mohonasen students was selected for the 27th annual FMCC Juried Regional High School Art Exhibition. The student artists are: Rebecca Stoddard, Bailey DeCocco, Mary Conway, Tarah Armour and Ariana Arcate. A reception was held April 19 at the Perrella Gallery at Fulton-Montgomery Community College in Johnstown. Rebecca also won a Juror’s […]

High School Rotation Calendar

| April 30, 2018

HS Rotation Calendar HS and Draper MS December Schedule December 2020 Tuesday, December 1: A Wednesday, December 2: B Thursday, December 3: C Friday, December 4: D Monday, December 7: A Tuesday, December 8: B Wednesday, December 9: C Thursday, December 10: D Friday, December 11: A Monday, December 14: B Tuesday, December 15: C […]

Free Narcan training for county residents

| April 27, 2018

Schenectady County residents have an opportunity to attend one of two free Narcan trainings in May designed to equip people with lifesaving treatment for opioid overdoses. When administered properly, Narcan — or naloxone — can reverse the effects of the narcotics. It has been instrumental in reducing the numbers of fatal overdoses related to opioids. […]

MHS to receive No Place for Hate Gold Star Award

| April 26, 2018

On May 16, several student and staff representatives of the Mohonasen High School’s new No Place for Hate club will accept an award for their outstanding work to address bullying and bias and improve the school climate. The award will be presented as part of the No Place for Hate Recognition Ceremony which will take […]

Students fashion a big win at Olympics of the Visual Arts

| April 26, 2018

On April 25, a group of fashion-forward students from Mohonasen High School was awarded first place at the 2018 Olympics of the Visual Arts for Fashion, a statewide competition sponsored by the New York State Art Teachers Association (NYSATA). The students are members of the school’s Olympics of the Visual Arts (OVA) Club which provides an […]

Lockdown drill held at CAT building; lockout drill at Draper, high school

| April 26, 2018

This letter is to let you know that Mohonasen conducted a formal lockdown drill today at the Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen. The drill was conducted by our school resource officer, who is a member of the Rotterdam Police Department, and our director of safety and security. The event lasted approximately 15 minutes, during […]

Mohonasen board appoints new superintendent

| April 25, 2018

The Mohonasen Board of Education appointed Shannon C. Shine as the district’s new superintendent, effective July 1, at its regular meeting Wednesday, April 25. “The Board of Education is excited to have Shannon join the Mohonasen team. We are most excited that he shares our vision and mission,” said Board President Lisa Gaglioti. “Shannon prides […]

Important updates to school calendar

| April 25, 2018

Because the district used more than two snow days this winter, Wednesday, May 23, Thursday, May 24 and Friday, May 25, will be full school days for all students. Per the Mohonasen Teachers Association (MTA) contract, June 25 is now a full-day staff development day. Please also note the following changes to the printed district […]

Lockdown drills held today at Bradt, Pinewood

| April 25, 2018

This letter is to let you know that Mohonasen conducted formal lockdown drills today at Bradt Primary and Pinewood Intermediate schools. The drills were conducted by the Rotterdam Police Department, our school resource officers and our director of safety and security. The events lasted approximately 20 minutes each, during which time the buildings went into […]

4 candidates running for 2 seats on Board of Education

| April 24, 2018

Two of seven seats on Mohonasen’s Board of Education are up for election on May 21. Candidates run at-large and are elected to unpaid, three-year terms beginning July 1. The candidates are listed below in the order they will appear on the ballot. Below are recordings of the Meet the Candidate’s Night on May 13. […]