Author Archive: Deborah.Handy

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Superintendent Update: March 27, 2020

| March 27, 2020

Dear Mohonasen Faculty, Staff and Parents,   As we enter into the weekend, please take time to reflect on the monumental shifts we have experienced at Mohonasen due to the ongoing COVID-19 “corona virus” public health emergency.  Last week we scrambled to provide parents and students with online and hard copy learning resources. This week we […]

Updated parent resources for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

| March 27, 2020

Given that this is a fluid and potentially rapidly developing situation, we will use this web page to share information and resources as the circumstances warrant. Any time-sensitive, critical information will be shared via the district’s School Messenger notification system, which can send e-mails, text messages and phone calls. School District Updates Superintendent Update: March 20, […]

Donations needed for Mohonasen families

| March 27, 2020

Food donations can be dropped off at the high school. These donations will help our Mohonasen families as we continue through this difficult time. Please find a list of the items below that are the most needed at this time: Spaghetti Sauce Pasta Macaroni and Cheese Ramen Noodle Soup Chicken Noodle Soup Peanut Butter Jelly […]

The College Board to administer online Advanced Placement exams

| March 24, 2020

The College Board, which administers Advanced Placement (AP) exams nationwide, has announced that it will conduct online exams for the 2019-20 school year. The exam content will only cover material taught through early March.  This will ensure that students currently enrolled in an AP course and who pass the course will still receive college credit.  […]

YMCA to provide childcare to essential workers

| March 24, 2020

The Capital District YMCA recently announced that they will provide extended childcare to “essential” workers. For more details, please visit the link below to read their full release. YMCA to Provide Childcare to Essential Workers

Meal pick up information and sign up form

| March 24, 2020

The District will continue to distribute meals every 2 days from 9:30 am -11:30 am in front of the High School Auditorium. You must sign up for each meal pick up. A new email reminder will be sent out for each date. The schedule for the next two weeks will be: Monday, March 23rd, Wednesday, […]

Instructional online resources for students

| March 23, 2020

Instructional Online Resources We are committed to providing educational resources for our students during this closure, but it is important to acknowledge that there are practical limits to instructional program continuity. Instead, our commitment will be to sharing a variety of resources for parent-guided and self-guided learning for students. Accordingly, our teachers have created a […]

NYS assessments for Grades 3-8 suspended for remainder of 2019-20 school year

| March 23, 2020

The New York State Board of Regents and state Education Department announced Friday, March 20, that the elementary and intermediate level state assessments for Grades 3-8 have been suspended for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. This suspension applies to the following New York state testing programs: New York State Grades 3-8 English Language […]

BOE meeting virtually available to public

| March 22, 2020

The Board of Education meeting scheduled for Monday, March 23 at 7 p.m. will be virtually available to the public.  Please follow the link to stream the Board of Education meeting by clicking here.  To access the live stream of the meeting please use the credentials below: Username: hsguest@mohonasen.org Password: Mohon2020 Please note that the […]

Principal letter to Bradt parents

| March 20, 2020

Dear Mohonasen Parents, As Mr. Shine shared in his earlier communication, I hope this letter finds you and your family is doing well.  It has really been difficult for me personally and professionally to not have the daily interactions with our students, staff and families.  I have enjoyed reading with the students nightly on Facebook […]