Archive for March, 2019

Want to sub in Mohonasen?

| March 20, 2019

Are you interested in becoming a substitute teacher or nurse in the Mohonasen School District? Capital Region BOCES substitute registry has all necessary forms and information: http://www.capitalregionboces.org/employment/apply-to-become-a-substitute/ You can also call 518-464-5127 and 518-464-3927 to request an application.

MHS Alum Talks Visits Theater and Arts Students

| March 19, 2019

The music and theater classes at Mohonasen High School welcomed a special alumni visitor on March 18. Graduate Ryan Dickson, who had been a member of the Mohonasen orchestra since third grade and fell in love with theater as a member of the pit orchestra and as a student director, came to talk about his […]

2 Mohon students repair a big rig

| March 18, 2019

Women make up only about two percent of the approximately 300,000 diesel mechanics across the United States according to federal and state workforce numbers. Yet, on a recent afternoon at Capital Region BOCES, a trio of aspiring female diesel mechanics was hard at work on a big rig seeking to shatter glass ceilings. Students Alyson […]

Child Psych and Early Childhood students get hands-on experience

| March 18, 2019

Students in Mrs. Sacks’ Child Psych and Early Childhood classes recently visited SUNY Schenectady and YWCA to learn what it takes to be career ready for futures in Education and Human Services. FACS gives students a hands-on approach to the real world.  It provides experiences that reinforce classroom content to make them better prepared for […]

February 25, 2019 Meeting Minutes

| March 14, 2019

Farnsworth Technology Center | Mohonasen High School Call to Order The Board meeting was called to order by the President, Mrs. Gaglioti, at 6:00 PM.  Mrs. Gaglioti requested those present to stand and join in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Roll Call Board Members Present: Wade Abbott, Deborah Escobar, Lisa Gaglioti, Stacy MacTurk, […]

Student artwork on display at Empire State Plaza through Mar. 18

| March 14, 2019

Artwork by Mohonasen students in grades K-8 was part of the recent 2019 Empire State Plaza Art show, which kicked off Youth Art Month at the state capital. More than 650 people attended the opening, which featured student work from 14 Capital Region school districts. The keynote speaker at the event was Jennifer Childress, Arts […]

3-8 NYS Testing Info Night is Tuesday, Mar. 19

| March 14, 2019

Attention all Grade 3-8 Parents, We cordially invite all Grade 3-8 Parents to a NYS Grade 3-8 Testing Information Night at Pinewood Intermediate School on Tuesday, March 19th, 6 pm. Administrators will provide updates on the NYS ELA, Math, and Science exams, answer questions, and provide the opportunity for parents to experience computer-based testing. Refreshments […]

Mohonasen facing $2 million budget gap for 2019-20

| March 14, 2019

Mohonasen Superintendent of Business Chris Ruberti presented the Board of Education with an updated look at the 2019-2020 budget at a regular meeting on Tuesday, March 11. A copy of the March 11 budget presentation can be viewed here [PDF]. Ruberti discussed an estimated $2 million deficit that could impact the district if the budget […]

Grades 2-5 registration for flag football open

| March 8, 2019

There will be youth indoor flag football for Grades 2-5 on the following dates and locations: Thursday, March 21st (5:30-6:30 at Draper) Thursday, March 28th (5:30-6:30 at Draper) Thursday, April 4th (5:30-6:30 at Draper) Thursday, April 11th (5:30-6:30 at Pinewood) This is a great opportunity for kids to learn about football and participate in physical […]

Tri-M students, Mohon alumni enjoy music conference

| March 8, 2019

If you want to study music in college, it can be challenging to know where to start. That’s one reason Tri-M, a nationally recognized music honor society, offers a full-day conference each year for Mohonasen’s chapter. The conference, which was held March 6 at the Center for Advanced Technology, offered a variety of topics centered […]