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Swimmer heads to NYSPHSAA swimming championship

| February 26, 2020

Congratulations to the Mohonasen-Schalmont boys swim team who placed 5th at the Division 2 sectional meet on Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15. Ben Fusco swam to a 2nd place finish in the 100 breast stroke at the meet and his time of 1:00.65 qualified him for the NYSPHSAA Swimming Championships. The championships will […]

Mohon wrestlers to compete at NYSPHSAA wrestling championships

| February 26, 2020

Congratulations to Mohonasen wrestlers, Clay O’Connor, Jake Deguire and Camrin Russell who all won Division 1 Sectional Championships in Glens Falls on Saturday, Feb. 15. O’Connor, Deguire and Russell will now head to the Times Union Center to compete in the NYSPHSAA Wrestling Championship. Of the fifteen Division 1 Section 2 wrestlers competing, three will be […]

Mohon Girls Indoor Track wins Section 2 championship

| February 26, 2020

Congratulations to the Mohonasen girls indoor track team who won their third straight Section 2 Championship on Monday, Feb. 17 at the University at Albany. The win capped an outstanding post season for the girls track team. The varsity team won their second straight Colonial Council Championship, while the freshmen won their first ever league […]

District wide school climate survey

| February 26, 2020

Dear Mohonasen Parents, For the second year, Mohonasen School District is administering a Climate Survey for parents, students, teachers and staff and we want to hear from you! The benefits of a strong school climate include a positive impact on school safety, student self-esteem, emotional well-being and mental health, as well as lower incidence of […]

Transition and Job Fair for Post-High School Planning set for March 10

| February 25, 2020

Come explore your options at the Transition and Job Fair for Post-High School Planning from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, at the Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen. Local students in grades 9-12 along with their parents can learn more about post-high school options and ask questions of fair participants, including: Adult service providers […]

Pinewood holds annual Career Day

| February 14, 2020

Pinewood 5th graders had a glimpse into a variety of career choices during their 8th annual Career Day. Parent and community volunteers shared their insight and information to students during the event. The variety of careers represented by the volunteers ranged from health care to engineering. Each student was given a “career passport” to fill out […]

Mohonasen science Olympians take silver at regional competition

| February 11, 2020

Mohonasen placed second at the Regional Science Olympiad Competition hosted at Hudson Valley Community College on Feb. 8. Silver medalists, Zach Ridgeway and Klementyna Cemerys, competed against nineteen other schools within the capital region. Cemerys and Ridgeway built, calibrated, and operated a gravity vehicle that was built using equipment from Mohonasen’s tech department. The New […]

Balfour available during lunch periods on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14

| February 10, 2020

Balfour representatives will be available during lunch periods in the gym lobby for juniors who are interested in purchasing a class ring on Thursday, Feb. 13 and Friday, Feb. 14. For more information about Balfour’s products, please visit:

Pinewood student council book drive

| February 6, 2020

Pinewood student council’s Save Around book drive orders are due by Monday, Feb. 10. All profits from the fundraiser will go toward services and programs that benefit all Pinewood students. If you are interested in purchasing a Save Around book, both paper and online orders are being accepted. You can visit the website and place […]

Congratulations to Draper’s January students of the month

| February 6, 2020

Congratulations to the following Draper Students of the Month for Optimism: Danyella Sanders, Brennan LaRue, Rachael Bencze, Evan Goldstein, Danen Chunilall, Gabriella Frisone, Nicholas Scorzafava, Isabella Dolar, Landon Love, Zoe Miller, Kevin Swint, Aidan McGovern and Caleb Pacelli