Author Archive: Alissa.Scott

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Area schools join Mohonasen to test out Nintendo pilot Jan. 25

| March 21, 2019

This school year, the Mohonasen Central School District was selected as one of about 100 schools across the country to pilot a new Nintendo program designed to inspire kids with fun learning activities. After showcasing the pilot at NERIC’s Technology Awareness summit in December, Mohon leaders received requests from area school districts to learn more. […]

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Want to sub in Mohonasen?

| March 20, 2019

Are you interested in becoming a substitute teacher or nurse in the Mohonasen School District? Capital Region BOCES substitute registry has all necessary forms and information: http://www.capitalregionboces.org/employment/apply-to-become-a-substitute/ You can also call 518-464-5127 and 518-464-3927 to request an application.

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2 Mohon students repair a big rig

| March 18, 2019

Women make up only about two percent of the approximately 300,000 diesel mechanics across the United States according to federal and state workforce numbers. Yet, on a recent afternoon at Capital Region BOCES, a trio of aspiring female diesel mechanics was hard at work on a big rig seeking to shatter glass ceilings. Students Alyson […]

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Child Psych and Early Childhood students get hands-on experience

| March 18, 2019

Students in Mrs. Sacks’ Child Psych and Early Childhood classes recently visited SUNY Schenectady and YWCA to learn what it takes to be career ready for futures in Education and Human Services. FACS gives students a hands-on approach to the real world.  It provides experiences that reinforce classroom content to make them better prepared for […]

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Grades 2-5 registration for flag football open

| March 8, 2019

There will be youth indoor flag football for Grades 2-5 on the following dates and locations: Thursday, March 21st (5:30-6:30 at Draper) Thursday, March 28th (5:30-6:30 at Draper) Thursday, April 4th (5:30-6:30 at Draper) Thursday, April 11th (5:30-6:30 at Pinewood) This is a great opportunity for kids to learn about football and participate in physical […]

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Tri-M students, Mohon alumni enjoy music conference

| March 8, 2019

If you want to study music in college, it can be challenging to know where to start. That’s one reason Tri-M, a nationally recognized music honor society, offers a full-day conference each year for Mohonasen’s chapter. The conference, which was held March 6 at the Center for Advanced Technology, offered a variety of topics centered […]

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Tutoring available for Draper students

| February 25, 2019

Tutoring is available for any Draper student who needs extra help. Draper teachers are available for small group tutoring both before school (7:15 to 7:45 a.m.) on Monday and Thursdays, as well as after school (2:50 to 4 p.m.) on Wednesday and Thursdays. Please reach out to your child’s guidance counselor with questions, or to […]

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Spring sports physicals scheduled

| February 25, 2019

Free of charge, sports physicals will be offered to all athletes in grades 7 to 12 who need an update for the spring season. The school physician will be available at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the High School Nurse’s Office. Any athlete in grades 7 and 8 should sign up in Draper’s […]

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Mohonasen sophomore performs in NYC concert

| February 21, 2019

While students enjoy winter recess, Mohon sophomore Noel Lyman was rehearsing “The Scarlett Pimpernel” at the Lincoln Center in NYC. Manhattan Concert Productions (MCP) presented the seventh annual presentation of its Broadway Series with the critically acclaimed musical. The concert performance featured a chorus of more than 200 singers from across the country, a stunning […]

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Mohon Girls Indoor Track wins championship

| February 12, 2019

Congratulations to the Mohonasen girls indoor track team. They captured the Colonial Council Championships on Sunday, Feb. 10 at UAlbany. They dominated, defeating the next closest team by 106 points. Colonial Council and Wasaren League Champ’s Feb. 10, 2019, SUNY Albany Timing By www.finishright.com Team Rankings – Through Event 46 Female Team Scores- 1 Colonial […]

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