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Senior music students: Expect a visit!

| May 20, 2020

Beginning at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, the high school music staff will be visiting the home of every music senior to deliver their senior music plaque and certificates. The high school music teachers will be on a school bus to hand-deliver their music plaque. Photos and videos from this event will be a […]

Thoughts about school reopening?

| May 19, 2020

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced New York school facilities will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year.  The governor will make a decision about summer school by the end of May. As we look to the future, we must think about what a return to school buildings might look like and how best […]

Draper Principal Update: May 18, 2018

| May 18, 2020

Dear Draper Families, Calendar Update There will be no distance learning on Memorial Day.  Our last day of school will be Wednesday, June 17th.  This will be a half-day of distance learning.  Progress Reports will be mailed home by May 22nd. Grading Our grading philosophy at Draper has temporarily shifted from a classic numeric (0-100) […]

Superintendent Update: May 15, 2020

| May 15, 2020

Dear Parents, Faculty and Staff, I am heartened to note that this week marks the first official “reopenings” within New York State under the governor’s Phase 1 rules.  Even though schools are in the last phase, Phase 4, we can’t get to that phase without the other three phases happening first and we are now […]

Bus proposition, Board of Education election on June 9 ballot

| May 15, 2020

Along with voting on the 2020-2021 budget, voters will also see a bus proposition and Board of Education candidates on the mail-in ballot. Ballots must be received by 5 p.m. on June 9. A lockbox will be available at the Mohonasen High School lobby to drop off ballots from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday […]

Mohonasen Elementary Instrumental Program

| May 15, 2020

Please watch the videos below for information about the Pinewood instrumental program and instruments available to students entering Grade 3 to 5. Fill out the appropriate google form below if you are interested in participating. Mohonasen Orchestra video | Sign up for Orchestra Mohonasen Band | Sign up for Band If you already play an instrument, […]

Bradt’s ABC countdown to summer

| May 14, 2020

Thursday, May 14: Appreciation Day. Give thanks to a community worker! Friday, May 15: Bubbles Day. Have a bubble blowing party outside! Monday, May 18: Character Day. Dress up as your favorite book character! Dessert Day. Make a special dessert with your family! Tuesday, May 19: Experiment Day. Try a fun experiment. Friendship Day. Call or FaceTime with a friend. Wednesday, […]

Follow @mhs2020college on Instagram!

| May 13, 2020

Wondering what the senior class has planned for the future? Follow @mhs2020college on Instagram! Seniors, send the account your name, future school, intended major and a photo to be included in the project! (

Bradt student supplies to be picked up in June

| May 13, 2020

Bradt student supplies will be available for curbside pickup in June. Please pull into the Bradt bus loop and remain in your car. Tables will be organized by last name and staff will bring supplies to your car. Please pick up supplies between 8 and 9 a.m. or 2 and 3 p.m. on the following […]

Budget adopted May 11; vote June 9 by absentee ballot

| May 11, 2020

Proposed 2020-21 school budget maintains all programs, staffing; may be revisited mid-year The Mohonasen Board of Education on May 11 approved a proposed $55.78 million budget for the 2020-21 school year. The adopted budget keeps all current staffing and programs and increases the tax levy by 2.88%, the district’s “cap” for the 2020-21 school year. […]