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Career exploration events to be held May 20 and 21

| May 7, 2021

The Mohonasen Business Advisory Board, in partnership with Schenectady County Connects, will host a Virtual Career Exploration Event for students in 6th to 12th grade from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday and Friday, May 20 and 21. Students, faculty, parents and community members are welcome to join the event, which will include representatives from […]

Meet the director of special education via Google Meet, May 19

| May 6, 2021

Sara Lewis, director for special and alternative education, welcomes you to join her in a virtual coffee chat at 6 p.m.,  Wednesday, May 19. Ms. Lewis will use the opportunity to introduce herself, the new department website, provide and overview of the department and meet the families of children with special needs who live in […]

Suicide prevention presentation for parents, May 27

| May 5, 2021

Suicide Prevention Presentation for Parents, Faculty and Staff of Students in Grades 6-12.  Please join us for a virtual suicide prevention presentation called Talk Saves Lives provided by Mohonasen Central Schools in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 27, via Zoom. This presentation is for parents […]

Vaccine COVID vaccine PODs open in Schenectady County

| May 5, 2021

Vaccination PODs for 18+ adults:  If you wish to receive a COVID vaccination and are 18 years old or older, there are walk in Points of Dispensing (PODs) being offered four days per week through the Schenectady County Department of Health.  You can find details here: Schenectady County Vaccine Information.

Superintendents advocate for full in-school learning to begin in September

| May 5, 2021

Superintendents representing 92 districts at WSWHE BOCES, HFM BOCES, Questar III BOCES and Capital Region BOCES have sent a letter to lawmakers asking for their help in “creating reasonable and responsible guidance for in-person instruction that will allow all of our students to return to school onsite every day when the new school year opens […]

Update: Important school budget details

| May 5, 2021

Budget hearing and meeting the candidates The Mohonasen Board of Education will host a budget hearing at 6 p.m., Monday, May 10, in the high school LGI. Attendees will have an opportunity to “meet” the board candidates following the hearing. The Meet the Candidates portion will involve candidates reading prepared opening and closing statements and […]

A message from the Board of Education regarding Teacher Appreciation Week

| May 4, 2021

The Mohonasen Board of Education acknowledges Teacher Appreciation Week (May 3 to 7) by thanking our teachers for their dedicated service to our students and our district. The past year has provided unprecedented challenges to our system of teaching and learning, but our teachers met the challenge and continued to inspire students to learn. Thank […]

Rotterdam Elks hosting ziti and meatball dinner

| May 3, 2021

You’ll want to save this date. The Rotterdam Elks Club, Lodge 2157, is hosting a drive-through ziti and meatball dinner from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Saturday, May 15, to benefit end-of-year activities at for 4th and 5th graders at Pinewood Intermediate School. The Elks Club is located at 1152 Curry Road. With your ziti and […]

Meet the 2021 Board of Education candidates

| April 30, 2021

On Tuesday, May 18, Mohonasen district residents will elect three members to the Board of Education. The three successful candidates with the most votes will be elected to serve three-year terms beginning July 1, 2021. They are listed in the order they will appear on the ballot. The six candidates, along with biographical information and […]

Mohonasen Senior nominated for Proctors High School Musical Theater Award

| April 30, 2021

Mohon Masque is proud to announce that senior Anthony Mucci received a Best Actor nomination for the High School Musical Theater Awards run by the Proctors School of the Performing Arts. Anthony was chosen as one of the top five “Best Actor” performers in the Capital Region. The final awards will be announced during a […]