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Absentee ballots expected to be mailed by Friday

| May 28, 2020

Absentees ballots for the 2020-2021 school budget vote and Board of Education election are expected to be mailed to residents by Friday, May 29. Read more about the budget here. Learn more about how to fill out an absentee ballot here. Ballots must be returned by using the enclosed pre-paid envelope or to the dropbox […]

Draper announces first Summer Reading Challenge

| May 27, 2020

BINGO! Students entering grades 6-8 in September are invited to participate by logging their summer reading. Students have two options, first, they can complete the BINGO Reading Cards. July Bingo card August Bingo card As an alternative, students can log reading minutes on the reading log on the back of the BINGO Reading Cards.   The […]

How to vote in this year’s budget

| May 27, 2020

The budget vote and board election process look a little different this year, but your voice still counts just the same. Here’s how it works. Read more about our budget here.

View: 2020 District-wide Digital Art Show

| May 27, 2020

The Mohonasen Art Department proudly presents the 2020 District Digital Art Show! Congratulations on an amazing year of growth, creativity and talent!

Senior Send-off scheduled for June 4

| May 26, 2020

Senior students are invited to participate in a “Senior Send-off” beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 4. They will have the opportunity to say goodbye to their K-12 teachers and receive goodies, including their cap and gown. Please arrive during the following designated times per your last name: 9:30 a.m.: Adamec to French 9:40 […]

Bradt Summer Reading Assignment

| May 26, 2020

The worksheets Download the worksheet here. If you have any issues with accessibility, please email Principal Message Summer is nearly here and with it comes the opportunity for an exciting reading experience!  Children entering K, 1, and 2 will be asked to complete a Summer Reading Assignment.  Students will be recognized with a Certificate […]

MHS recognized with No Place for Hate award

| May 26, 2020

For the third year in a row, Mohonasen High School has been recognized with the Anti-Defamation League’s No Place For Hate Gold Star School Award for the 2019-2020 school year. “Thank you for your hard work throughout the year,” said Kieran Cooper, assistant education director for the New York/New Jersey region. “You’ve wowed us with […]

Watch: Virtual Kindergarten Orientation

| May 26, 2020

While we are unable to meet in person for our annual Kindergarten Orientation, Bradt Principal Leslie Smith has prepared a virtual orientation video. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Smith at 518-356-8401 or email her a

Superintendent Update: May 22, 2020

| May 22, 2020

Dear Parents, Faculty and Staff, There are two pieces of “big news” this week. One is that on Wednesday the Capital Region was allowed by the governor to begin officially reopening for Phase One. The second item was that a biotech company announced that its initial vaccine trials were successful. They cautioned that this was […]

MTA raises $4,500, sends meals to essential workers

| May 20, 2020

The Mohonasen Teachers Association, with help from the Physical Education department,  thanked Rotterdam’s essential workers through a #thankyourotterdam initiative! During this initiative, the MTA raised $4,500 thanks to the generous donations of faculty and staff, as well as the Rotterdam community. All of the money raised has been used to purchase meals from Rotterdam restaurants […]