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Superintendent Update: March 9, 2020

| March 9, 2020

Dear Mohonasen Parents, With the recent news of confirmed cases of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus, within the Capital Region, District officials are continuing to monitor information from local, state and federal officials. As of today, there are no confirmed cases in Rotterdam; however, there are two local households with students from Schalmont CSD […]

Practice lockdown drills at Pinewood, Draper today

| March 9, 2020

This morning, Mohonasen conducted formal lockdown drills at Draper Middle School and Pinewood Intermediate School. The drills were conducted by the Rotterdam Police Department and our school resource officer. The events lasted approximately 20 minutes each, during which time the buildings went into complete lockdowns as they would if actual intruders were in the buildings. […]

Annual “Passport to Your Future” 8th grade career day

| March 4, 2020

The annual “Passport to Your Future” 8th grade career day will again be hosted by the University at Albany on Thursday, March 19. This all-day event will include a keynote speaker and four different career sessions where Draper students will have the opportunity to listen to guest speakers discuss their careers. The keynote speaker will […]

Mohon cheerleading team head to NYSPHSAA championships

| March 4, 2020

Not only did the Mohonasen cheerleading team record the highest score of any school at the Section 2 Cheer Championships held Saturday, Feb. 29, but they also claimed a sectional championship. With the win, the team will advance to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Cheerleading Championships on Saturday, March 7 […]

Congrats to Draper’s February students of the month

| March 2, 2020

Congratulations to the following Draper Students of the Month for Growth Mindset: Team 6-1 Allyson Renyolds Treston Jasenski Team 6-2 Mekka Vasquez Jenna LaGasse Team Giattino Uchenna Smith Team 7-1 Jack Keogh Alexa DiCocco Team 7-2 Marisa Kelly James Garmer Team 8-1 Phoebe Weng Tim Abbott Team 8-2 Blake Gannon Reagan Phipps

Innovative annual Mohon Gaming Expo on Saturday, March 14

| March 2, 2020

Mohonasen students will have the unique opportunity to compete in and celebrate all different types of gaming at the annual Mohon Gaming Expo (MGX) on March 14 at the Center for Advanced Technology from 12-6 p.m. A wide range of sessions will be offered to students including panel discussion with guest speakers, Lewis Harris, a […]

Resources for parents on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

| February 28, 2020

The following is a message from Superintendent Shannon Shine: Dear Mohonasen Parents, While Mohonasen does not have a confirmed case of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in our schools, we are aware of concerns in the community about the spread of this relatively new virus. The district is closely monitoring this fluid situation […]

Non-public school transportation request form due April 1

| February 27, 2020

The deadline for requests for bus service to non-public schools and other special requests is April 1, 2020. A non-public school must be within 15 miles of a district student’s home to make a transportation request to the Mohonasen Central School District Transportation Department. You can download the form here. If you have questions, please […]

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 […]