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Mr. Vacca, Mohonasen CSD selected Grow with Google Partner of the Month

| July 1, 2021

Bill Vacca, assistant principal of the Center for Advanced Technology, and the entire Mohonasen Central School District was awarded awarded Grow with Google‘s Partner of the Month for May. The award singles out Mohonasen and Mr. Vacca among 10,000 Grow with Google partners. The following article provides the details on this outstanding accomplishment: Grow with Google Partner of the […]

Draper Q4 Honor Roll announced

| June 30, 2021

Draper Middle School High Honor Roll is awarded to students who achieve a grade point average of 94.5 or above. The Honor Roll designation is awarded to students who achieve a grade point average of 84.5 to 94.5. See the Q4 High Honor Roll and Honor Roll students here.

Distance brought the Class of ’21 closer

| June 25, 2021

It was a night of reflection, celebration and sighs of relief as the pandemic is, fingers-crossed, is coming to an end. Now, life as a Mohonasen alum begins for the Class of ’21. Seniors, their families, and Mohonasen faculty and administrators gathered at Jericho Drive-In in Glenmont in the COVID-friendly open air to watch the […]

Board of Ed thanks Broadalbin-Perth Board for mask advocacy

| June 25, 2021

The Board of Education sent a letter of thanks to the members of the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Board of Education for raising their voices in support of removing the indoor mask requirement for school children. This week the BP Board wrote a letter rallying the community to contact local and state elected officials and […]

Mohonasen says so long to the Class of ’21: Watch the ceremony

| June 24, 2021

Mohonasen High School celebrated the academic success of more than 200 graduating seniors on Thursday with a video commencement played on the Jericho Drive-In screen, followed by a fireworks show above the drive-in grounds in Glenmont. The Class of 2021 is the first Mohonasen class of seniors to spend an entire school year in pandemic […]

Food resources available throughout the summer recess

| June 24, 2021

If you are not currently a part of the Mohonasen Backpack Program and are in need of food support during the summer, please contact Deborah Kavanaugh a dkavanaugh@mohonasen.org. Food support is also available during the summer at various locations throughout Schenectady County. Please see the following link for more information about pantries and other food […]

Listen: Audio recording of the June 21 Board of Ed meeting

| June 23, 2021

Technical difficulties prevents us from showing the video portion of the June 21 Board of Education meeting. The audio portion can be accessed here.

New information for seniors regarding diplomas and graduation

| June 22, 2021

Diplomas will be available for pick up from 8 to 10 a.m. and Noon to 2 p.m., Friday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 6, at the High School Auditorium. To receive your diplomas, you must have paid any outstanding fees and returned the following: Chromebook and charger Library books Textbooks Graduation sash (e.g.: silver/gold sash, […]

UPDATE: Yearbooks are here; See the pick-up schedule

| June 22, 2021

A drive-up yearbook distribution is scheduled in front of the high school Auditorium. The times are as follows: For students in grades 9-12 who pre-paid for a yearbook, pick-up times are: – Noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 23 – Noon to 6 p.m., Thursday, June 24 – Noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 23: […]

Watch: Grade 2 Moving Up Ceremony

| June 22, 2021

Bradt second-graders took part in a moving-up ceremony and will soon be on their way to Pinewood in September. They sang the Bradt song in the decorated cafeteria, heard remarks from Principal Smith, received their certificates as their names were called, and proudly waved to their families, whose images appeared on a computer screen as […]