Month: May 2024


  • Beyond the stigma: Embracing mental health

    As part of the Suicide Prevention Center (SPCNY) Capital Connect Initiative, Mohonasen administrators and mental health staff wore their 988 Lifeline t-shirts. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about mental health issues and the importance of mental wellness. This month serves as a reminder that mental health is essential to…


  • Curry Road and Guilderland Avenue transportation study

    Do you live along or regularly travel on Curry Road or Guilderland Avenue? Your input is needed to shape the future of these roads. Multi-modal transportation to and from the Mohonasen campus is a huge part of the effort to restructure these roads. The Curry Road and Guilderland Avenue corridors are undergoing redevelopment but currently…


  • Voters approve school budget and buses; Montagino, Perretta and Giardono elected to the Board of Education

    Mohonasen voters approved the proposed 2024-25 school budget with 493 voting in support of the $67.8 million spending plan and 226 voting against. The budget calls for a tax levy increase of 1.84%. In the Board of Education election, Ericka Montagino was elected for a second term and Theodore Perretta and Nicholas Giardono were elected…


  • Board of Education 2024-25 Vote: Three Open Seats

    Residents will elect three candidates to the Board of Education for a three-year term. The candidates are: Ericka Montagino, Theodore Perretta and Nicholas Giardono. Ericka Montagino Ericka Montagino, is seeking a second term on the Board. Montagino is currently the Mohonasen Board of Education Vice President. A Mohonasen resident for 10 years, she and her…


  • Draper/MHS summer enrichment opportunities

    Summer programs are available for students in incoming grades 6-12. Registration for all summer programs will be done online at, https://students.arbitersports.com/organizations/mohonasen-central-school-district-academic-programs Enrollment is on a first-come first-served basis with Mohonasen residents given priority. Classes may be cancelled if not enough students enroll. Classes offered:


  • Opioid Prevention Plus Wellness

    Through May 28-31, New Choices Prevention Services will be presenting an Opioid Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) seminar to students in grades 9-12 during their PE classes. Opioid PPW is a positive youth development program designed to prevent opioid use and promote healthy lifestyle behaviors and positive identities of young people.  Opioid PPW is a single-session opioid…


  • Draper yearbook sale

    If you would like to purchase a Draper Middle School Yearbook online, visit Balfour.com and search “Draper Middle School” to order. The cost is $30. The deadline for purchasing a yearbook online is May 31. After that time, any remaining yearbooks will be sold once the yearbooks are distributed to students. If you have any…


  • Prom 2024

    Students attending the prom may leave school at 11 a.m., as needed, and with parental permission. All are invited to the walk-in, which will take place in the high school gymnasium. Parents, guardians, or other unticketed individuals are not permitted inside at The Desmond. To help ensure the safety of all attendees, all guests are subject to a…


  • 2024 Regents Schedule

    Morning exams begin at 8 a.m. and afternoon exams at 12 p.m. (See schedule). No one will be admitted after 10 a.m. for morning exams or after 2 p.m. for afternoon exams. No additional times will be granted to late arrivals. June Regents Schedule


  • Seen at; Unified basketball game

    Unified Warriors are stronger together! The unified basketball team had their last home game on May 9, against Columbia. The students fought hard and came out victorious! See photos from their senior night below.