Archive for June, 2018

Award winners on 7-1 team celebrate with ice cream party

| June 18, 2018

Year-long award winners for the 7-1 team at Draper gathered a make-your-own ice cream sundae party on June 80. A total of 50 students were honored for their hard work, effort and dedication to education, their character and/or helpful demeanor, and going above and beyond. The 7-1 team began a “Student Spotlight” board this year […]

Draper announces June “Students of the Month”

| June 14, 2018

Congratulations to the Draper Middle School “Students of the Month” for June 2018. They are: Grade 6 Aubrie Tighe Nick Dilallo Andrew Batcher Marissa Eichlin (not pictured) Rorick Perry Aniya McKinnon Grade 7 Jolie Phillips Lucas Braccini Josie Howe Hallie Nicholson Grade 8 Matt Yetto Julianna Volk Ty Hernandez Alyssa Marx These students demonstrated positive character traits […]

New school health form released by state

| June 13, 2018

New York state has released a new School Health Examination Form that parents and doctors should use beginning July 1. The form is available at the State Education Department website. While the state considers the 2018-19 school year to be a transition year when schools can accept ANY completed health exam form, the new required […]

District mourns loss of high school teacher

| June 11, 2018

The Mohonasen Central School District community is mourning the loss of high school teacher Dennae Hughes, who passed away June 9 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Mrs. Hughes taught 9th and 10th grade history at Mohonasen High School for 15 years. “Dennae had a passion for life, for teaching and for her students. […]

High school names Class of 2018’s academic Top 10

| June 11, 2018

Mohonasen High School has named its academic top 10 graduates from the Class of 2018. Students are listed below in order of their position in the photo, along with their post-graduation plans. Congratulations to the academic top 10 — as well as the entire Class of 2018 set to graduate June 23. Front row: Emily […]

Host families sought for July exchange program

| June 8, 2018

STEP (Student Travel and Exchange Program) is seeking host families from the Mohonasen Central School District Community to welcome an exchange student from Balboa, Spain this summer between July 3 and July 28. Students aged 14-18 will arrive in the Capital Region this summer, and STEP is looking to link exchange students with caring host […]

Draper Summer Reading 2018 – Grade 8 Suggested Book List

| June 7, 2018

“There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book.” – Frank Serafini Tips for picking the best book: Pick a book on a topic you like Pick a book by an author whose books you’ve enjoyed in the past Pick a book you’ve […]

MHS Summer Reading 2018 – Suggested Book List

| June 7, 2018

If you like SCIENCE FICTION AND DYSTOPIAN FICTION… Bluescreen by Dan Wells Los Angeles in 2050 is a city of open doors, as long as you have the right connections. That connection is a djinni–a smart device implanted right in a person’s head. In a world where virtually everyone is online twenty-four hours a day, […]

MHS Summer Reading 2018 – Letter, Grades 9-12

| June 7, 2018

Dear Students: For success in High School English, we strongly recommend that you read during the summer. Summer reading helps you to continue thinking critically and beyond yourself. Reading entertains, informs, stimulates, and challenges. It takes you to new worlds of thought, experience, and imagination. We have chosen a variety of titles that appeal to […]

Summer Reading Assignment 2018 – 11 Honors

| June 7, 2018

Dear students and parents, Welcome to English 11 Honors! I am excited for the upcoming year, and I hope you are as well. Honors English is a challenging course. Briefly, my expectations for “honors” students are: Diligence and responsibility (you get things done, on time, and take responsibility for yourself) Skill in Language Arts (you […]