Archive for May, 2018

Grade 5 Reading List 2018

| May 31, 2018

For students entering fifth grade: Books that Explore the Americas Recommended books for Summer 2018 Students are asked to read a book this summer then complete the enclosed project or create any project to demonstrate that the student read a book this summer. Danger on Midnight River by Gary Paulsen. Daniel did not want to […]

Eighth graders share WWII history with staff, students

| May 31, 2018

Grade 8 students at Draper Middle School brought World War II history to life for their classmates, faculty and staff with projects that were on display part of a “gallery walk” on Thursday, May 31.  The day-long event was the culmination of nearly a month’s worth of work for the students. They shared their exhibits […]

Lockdown drills held at Draper, Pinewood today-May 2018

| May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 Dear Parents/Guardians, This letter is to let you know that today Mohonasen conducted formal lockdown drills at Draper Middle School and Pinewood Intermediate School. The drills were conducted by the Rotterdam Police Department, our school resource officer and our director of safety and security. The events lasted approximately 30 minutes each, during […]

Bradt placed in brief lockout today

| May 25, 2018

At approximately 10:15 AM today, Bradt School was placed in lockout based on information received from the Rotterdam Police Department. A lockout is used to secure a school building during incidents that pose an imminent concern outside of the school. Movement within the building is permitted, but no activities take place outdoors. Rotterdam Police later […]

Lockdown drills held at high school, Bradt-May 2018

| May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 Dear Parents/Guardians, This letter is to let you know that today Mohonasen conducted formal lockdown drills at Mohonasen High School and Bradt Primary School. The drills were conducted by the Rotterdam Police Department, our school resource officer and our director of safety and security. The events lasted approximately 30 minutes each, during […]

Capital Region Scholars’ Dinner honors two top Mohon students, teachers

| May 18, 2018

  Two Mohonasen High School seniors have been recognized for being among the Capital Region’s highest achieving student scholars. Noelle Levasseur and Jourdyn Nicholson were honored Wednesday, May 16 as part of the 32nd Annual Scholars’ Recognition Dinner held at the Marriott Hotel in Albany. They are also featured in a special insert in the […]

Mohon seniors awarded Ralph Boyd, Sr. Human Rights scholarships

| May 17, 2018

Mohonasen High School seniors Antonio Spadaro and Taryn Williams have been named recipients of the 2018 Ralph F. Boyd, Sr. Scholarship Award for their work on behalf of civil and human rights in the community. Both Spadaro and Williams are active members of the school’s Peers for Peace club. The student-led group is committed to building a […]

Draper History Club tours DC and Gettysburg

| May 17, 2018

On April 25, the Draper Middle School History Club embarked on a jam-packed three-day trip to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. The 27 students were accompanied by six parent chaperones and club advisor Mark Di Cocco, a social studies teacher at the middle school. Mr. DiCocco said during the trip, students had opportunities to […]

Odor at CAT building resolved

| May 16, 2018

This morning at approximately 9 a.m., a gas odor was detected in the Large Group Instruction room at the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) building. It was determined the smell was coming from a rooftop heating unit. All power to the rooftop unit was immediately disconnected. Several students who were in the room at the […]

Mohonasen residents approve budget, buses

| May 15, 2018

Ryan, Young, Abbott elected to board Mohonasen residents approved the district’s 2018-19 school budget with 698 yes votes and 368 no votes, a margin of 65 percent. Voters also approved a proposition to purchase three full-size, 72-passenger buses and three 33-passenger buses. A total of 749 voted in favor and 320 voted against, a margin […]