Archive for June, 2019

Summer meals for kids available nearby

| June 27, 2019

Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the summer while school is out of session. In the Schenectady area, Schenectady Community Ministries (SICM) is beginning its 25th year of serving Summer Meals for Teens and Kids. SiCM’s Summer Meals Program serves free breakfast and lunch to the […]

Draper Students of the Month for June

| June 27, 2019

Congratulations to the following Draper Middle School students who were honored during the month of June: Team 6-1 Abigail Donnelly – Abigail is conscientious; hardworking; always has her work done; makes the team better. Patrick Casey – Patrick is hardworking; great citizen; helpful; positive attitude. Team 6-2 Landon Love – Landon has a positive attitude; […]

Smash Out Hunger, support MohonCARES this Saturday

| June 26, 2019

Some of Mohonasen’s students came to school hungry. Some didn’t have sneakers that fit, or a warm coat for the winter. Some couldn’t afford the school supplies needed to be the best student they can be. We’re putting an end to that – but we need your help. This school year, we’ve been strengthening programs […]

Letter from administration regarding student death

| June 25, 2019

The following is a letter from Mohonasen Superintendent of Schools Shannon Shine and Bradt Principal Leslie Smith: “Dear Mohonasen Community, It is with sorrow and pain I write to inform you of the untimely death of one of our Bradt students, second-grader Mark Lombardi. His passing was due to an acute medical condition. Elementary students […]

Draper’s Team 7-1 celebrates year-long recognition

| June 24, 2019

Team 7-1 hosted an ice cream reward party today for all of the students they honored this year as Students of the Month, Character Award Winners (Fall/Spring) and Student Spotlight Award (Team 7-1 bi-weekly recognition for something wonderful a student has done. This is awarded by each core teacher on the team, and posted outside […]

Box Tops & Tools For Schools wrap up 2018-19

| June 20, 2019

Thanks to the efforts of Pinewood families, the school has collected more than $350 this spring to help fund programs and equipment that will benefit our students. Your child will soon bring home a collection sheet that can be filled during the summer break.  If you clip and save more than 25 Box Tops for […]

Grade 3 Field Day on as scheduled

| June 20, 2019

Grade 3 Field Day will proceed as scheduled today, Thursday, June 20.

Solar array construction begins

| June 17, 2019

After years of planning and paperwork, construction on the solar array on the land between the  Center for Advanced Technology and the New York State Thruway is now well underway. The 1,500 kW array is being built through a Power Purchase Agreement under the state’s K-12 solar initiative. It is being completed by Tesla, formerly […]

Summer reading guides available online

| June 17, 2019

Below are the links for the summer reading assignments for students entering Grades 3 to 12. Students will be given (or have been given) a hard copy in class. Students in Grades 3-12 can access summer reading materials here.

Keeping your Chromebook over the summer?

| June 17, 2019

Starting this year, students will have the opportunity to keep their Chromebooks during the summer break. This will provide students the opportunity to utilize the Chromebook for enrichment and summer reading assignments. If you do not want your child to keep his or her Chromebook for the summer, you may turn it back into the […]