Archive for May, 2018

Boys basketball players receive proclamations from town, State Assembly

| May 7, 2018

Members of the boys basketball team took part in an April 24 net cutting ceremony in the high school gym to cap off their spectacular season. Mohonasen Athletic Director Jason Friesen had a sectionals and finals net hung in the Mohonasen High School gym for the ceremony. Each boy and coach snipped a piece of […]

Unified Basketball to celebrate Senior Night on May 7

| May 4, 2018

The 2018 Unified Basketball season is well underway at Mohonasen. The Unified Sports program is a collaboration between the New York State Public School Athletic Association (NYSSPHAA) and the Special Olympics. Now in its fifth year at Mohonasen, the interscholastic sports program encourages skill-building, teamwork and sportsmanship for students with and without intellectual disabilities.  There is […]

Mohon Masque’s “Guys and Dolls” earns seven regional award nominations

| May 3, 2018

The Mohon Masque spring production of Guys and Dolls has been nominated for seven High School Musical Theatre Awards, the most of any school in the Capital District. The regional theater awards, which serve to highlight theater arts education in schools and reward excellence in student performance, were introduced in 2017 and are sponsored by Proctors and the […]

Learn about proposed budget, candidates at May 7 forum

| May 3, 2018

Residents have the opportunity to learn more about the proposed 2018-19 school spending plan and the candidates running for the Board of Education during the district’s annual Budget Hearing and Meet the Candidates forum at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 7, in the Farnsworth Technology Center (LGI) at Mohonasen High School. Assistant Superintendent for Business […]

Important end-of-year information for Bradt

| May 2, 2018

As the end of the school year rapidly approaches, please be aware of the following information regarding the schedule at Bradt: Kindergarten Celebration The Kindergarten Celebration will begin at 9 a.m. in the cafeteria according to the following schedule: June 18: Pace, Filarecki, Baumann, Brousseau June 19: Pigliavento, Groth, Antonini, Newman, Zajesky June 20: Evans, […]

Mohonasen lauded for strong music education program

| May 1, 2018

Mohonasen Central School District has been named among the nation’s Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the Best […]

Veteran and author Ryan Smithson gives students glimpse of war, writing

| May 1, 2018

Iraq war veteran and author Ryan Smithson gave seniors a glimpse of his war experience and journey as a writer during “A Day With Ryan Smithson” on April 13. Smithson, a former Mohonasen resident, enlisted in the Army Reserves following his graduation from Columbia High School in 2003. In his memoir “Ghosts of War,” Smithson […]