Archive for October, 2019

Bradt STEAM Night Oct. 29

| October 15, 2019

Bradt’s STEAM Night is from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the school. This is a K-2 student and parent event. Tickets cost $3 per student. If financial assistance is needed to attend this event, please indicate that on the registration form. You may register on FamilyID here or download the […]

Seniors take ownership of school parking lot

| October 15, 2019

Traditionally, the student parking lot at Mohonasen High School has been a place for students to park their cars. But now, it is also a source of student pride and ownership. Representatives of the senior class met with Principal Craig Chandler earlier this year and proposed personalizing their parking spots. View photos on our Facebook […]

Is there something hiding in your child’s bedroom?

| October 15, 2019

Draper Middle School and Mohonasen High School will be holding a parent education event from 5 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29. From 5 to 6 p.m., Schenectady County Substance Abuse Prevention will have an interactive display called “Hidden Danger Bedroom” in the High School Auditorium lobby. From 6 to 7:15 p.m., the American Foundation […]

Mohon now home to 6-acre solar farm

| October 15, 2019

Here’s something to make you Mohon Proud! Mohonasen recently completed the construction of a 1,500-kilowatt solar array thanks to the state’s K-12 Solar Initiative. The district wasn’t responsible for construction and now will save more than $50,000 a year in energy costs. The array, which spans about six acres, is expected to generate 1,918 megawatt-hours […]

Business Advisory Board: ‘How can we help you?’

| October 15, 2019

Graham Macbeth envisions a world where the local businesses view the Mohonasen school district as a hiring pool — “an asset for the workforce.” “We want employers to have the opportunity to guide students who are seeking advice on a professional career,” said Macbeth, Community Business Coordinator for the Mohonasen Business Advisory Board. “This board […]

Draper wins new Makerspace through BOCES grant

| October 7, 2019

There’s a brand new Makerspace coming to a middle school near you! Draper Middle School is one of 15 local schools that won a customized, loaded Makerspace through an Innovation grant awarded by Capital Region BOCES. Each school also won a full day of professional development to learn how to use all of the materials […]

Congrats to Draper’s September Students of the Month

| October 7, 2019

This month, Draper is practicing Respectfulness. The following students have been recognized: Team 6-1: Arthur Comstock, Madison Glenn Team 6-2: Hudson Frulla, Emma Wilson (missing from photo) Team 7-1: Jack VanGarderen, Brooke Bivins Team 7-2: Mario Serafani, Cassiana Viele Team 8-1: Daniel Rexford, Madison Posson Team 8-2: Abdul Sameer, Travis Masick Team Giattino: Anastasia White

Mohon HS teacher named a state ‘Master Teacher’

| October 1, 2019

Maureen Conway, a Mathematics and Computer Science teacher at Mohonasen High School, has been selected as a New York State Master Teacher. “I am excited to attend many of the NYS Master Teacher Professional Development seminars,” Mrs. Conway said. “In particular, I will attend the ones that are finding ways to encourage students to do […]