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Donations needed for Mohonasen families

| April 8, 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 […]

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 […]

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

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: 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 […]

Principal letter to MHS parents

| March 20, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians, I hope this letter finds you well, and secure in all your needs. We are attempting to blaze a trail through a very dense and ever-changing forest of precautions taken to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. At this point we are looking forward to providing continuity of instruction. Enclosed you […]

Principal letter to Draper parents

| March 20, 2020

Dear Draper Families, I hope you and your family are well and in good health. The purpose of this letter is to outline a Distance Learning Plan for Draper students, set to begin on Monday March 23rd. Draper Distance Learning Goals We at Draper have two primary goals for distance learning: Provide engaging online lessons […]

Superintendent Update: March 20, 2020

| March 20, 2020

Dear Mohonasen Faculty, Staff and Parents, I hope this letter finds you and your families doing well and that you are healthy and have peace of mind as we navigate the corona virus situation together as a Mohonasen Family.  The outpouring of support and care shown within our community continues to humble me. Rotterdam truly […]