Archive for April, 2020

Food donations welcome!

| April 30, 2020

We are so grateful for all the donations we have received from Mohonasen residents, as well as local businesses such as Hannaford and Price Chopper! We have been serving about 2,400 meals every other day through our grab-and-go curbside pick-up. Now, we are using these donations to further supplement families! As a reminder, food donations […]

Survey: What do you think about these graduation options?

| April 29, 2020

As we approach May, it is critical to contemplate adjustments that will most likely need to be made to our commencement ceremony in June. To that end, we would like your feedback in regard to the various options that may be necessary and available to us. Our first choice, which is not likely possible, is […]

Childcare scholarship for income-eligible essential workers

| April 27, 2020

New York State is using a portion of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funds to provide child care to income-eligible essential workers at no cost. Essential workers who must work outside of the home and who are using a regulated child care provider will receive a scholarship for the […]

Earth Day poster contest at Pinewood

| April 22, 2020

Pinewood’s Character Counts Team sponsored the NYS Senate Earth Day Contest for the activity for April’s Character word, Citizenship. Students who participated: Vienna Dolan, 3rd Grade Tyler Garhartt, 3rd Grade Alexis Schanz, 3rd Grade Faith Engel, 3rd Grade Giavanna Smith, 3rd Grade Skylar Stiffler, 3rd Grade Connor Laczo, 4th Grade Isabella Concepcion, 4th Grade  

Rainbows brighten distance learning

| April 20, 2020

Ms. Sparlin posted herself singing “Over the Rainbow” on the 518 Rainbow Hunt Facebook page and found a way to tie that to learning. “I posted the video on Google Classroom with a brief history of the song and the assignment to create and submit a rainbow,” Ms. Sparlin said. “Our recent Tri-M Workshop day […]

How to stream Wednesday’s BOE meeting

| April 20, 2020

There will be a Board of Education meeting Wednesday, April 22 streamed beginning at 7 p.m. Use this link to watch the stream live. You either need Mohonasen credentials to view the stream, or to use this guest information: Username: Password: MohonBOE1 View the Agenda and supplementary materials. If you would like to submit a public […]

For Parents: Regents, Assessments, Grading

| April 17, 2020

The following is a letter from MHS Principal Craig Chandler: As our current situation evolves, we are beginning to see some clarity in aspects of your child’s education. I’d like to share some updates about Regents exams, assessment and grading. As you know, June’s Regents exams have been canceled. Read the full guidance from the […]

Congratulations to Draper’s Q3 Honor Roll students

| April 16, 2020

Congratulations to Draper’s students who made honor roll and high honor roll during quarter 3. You can see the list of students by following this link. High Honor Roll is awarded to students who achieve a grade point average of 94.5 or above. Honor Roll is awarded to students who achieve a grade point average […]

Still accepting RMH donations

| April 10, 2020

You can still make a donation to Read for RMH by mailing them to: RMHC Attn. Nancy Damato 139 South Lake Ave. Albany, NY 12208 Please include in your mailing the student’s sponsor form or a note listing the student’s first and last name, and the student’s school name. Please do not send cash. Sponsors may mail […]

Mohonasen named Best Community for Music Education

| April 8, 2020

Some good news from the NAMM Foundation! The Mohonasen community has, once again, been recognized for its commitment to music education with a 2020 Best Communities for Music Education Award. The award recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of a well-rounded education. Designations are […]