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Pinewood Cardboard Challenge & Gallery Walk is Oct. 17

| October 15, 2018

A message from Pinewood Principal Jason Thompson: Pinewood will celebrate the 2018 Cardboard Challenge on Wednesday, October 17. We are so excited to see all of the creativity, imagination, and hard work our students put into their cardboard creations! Projects may be dropped off on Wednesday morning from 7 a.m. to 8:20 am. Please bring […]

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Peaceful Bus Program at Pinewood

| October 11, 2018

At Mohonasen, it is very important that students feel safe and comfortable riding to and from school on the bus. The bus can be a place where behavior problems sometimes occur. The Peaceful School Bus Program is a whole-school preventive-based program, designed to teach students how to build and maintain a “peaceful school bus.” On Thursday, […]

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FAFSA workshop is Wednesday, Nov. 7

| October 4, 2018

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an important form for prospective college students that determines their eligibility for student financial aid when applying to schools. Seniors and their families who would like help filling out the FAFSA for college, are encouraged to sign up for our FAFSA workshop, scheduled for Wednesday, November […]

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Welcome back, students!

| September 6, 2018

Students returned to Mohonasen schools and classrooms on Thursday, September 6 as the 2018-19 school year officially got underway. There were many smiling faces, new backpacks, special outfits, and lots of books and supplies stored in desks, lockers and cubbies. Teachers, administrators and staff welcomed students in grades 1 through 12, helping provide a smooth transition […]

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Grades 6-12: Please note there are TWO forms to sign for Chromebooks

| September 4, 2018

Please be reminded that all Grades 6-12 parents and students are required to sign both the Acceptable Use Policy and the 1:1 Chromebook Agreement Form in order for a student to receive a Chromebook. The forms are available through the FamilyID signup page. As  of Sept. 4, a number of families have signed only one of […]

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Video: How to Open Your Locker at Draper MS

| August 23, 2018

Draper Middle School Principal Rick Arket has a helpful tutorial for new middle school students to help them feel more comfortable unlocking and opening their new lockers. Thanks, Mr. Arket! Special thanks to Mr. Vacca, who produced this quick, helpful video for students.

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Photos: Pinewood Grade 5 Moving Up Ceremony

| June 25, 2018

On Thursday, June 21, fifth-grade students took part in their Moving Up Ceremony, marking their last day of school and the end of their final year at Pinewood Intermediate School. In the fall, they will head to Draper Middle School to begin the sixth grade. They will be missed at Pinewood but we see great […]

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Draper Grade 8 Moving Up Ceremony

| June 22, 2018

Last Friday, June 15, Draper Middle School eighth-grade students celebrated the end of the year with an annual tradition: the Moving Up Ceremony. As these students prepare to enter high school in the fall as Mohonasen’s Class of 2022, families, friends, faculty and staff were on hand to celebrate their hard work in their final […]

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Photos: Flag Day 2018 celebration at Pinewood

| June 21, 2018

The many talents of Pinewood students were on display during a special Flag Day assembly on Thursday, June 14. Parents and families brought folding chairs and blankets to the morning event where they enjoyed performances by Pinewood’s band, orchestra, choir and color guard under beautiful blue skies. #MohonProud View a Flag Day at Pinewood 2018 photo […]

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Draper announces June “Students of the Month”

| June 14, 2018

Congratulations to the Draper Middle School “Students of the Month” for June 2018. They are: Grade 6 Aubrie Tighe Nick Dilallo Andrew Batcher Marissa Eichlin (not pictured) Rorick Perry Aniya McKinnon Grade 7 Jolie Phillips Lucas Braccini Josie Howe Hallie Nicholson Grade 8 Matt Yetto Julianna Volk Ty Hernandez Alyssa Marx These students demonstrated positive character traits […]

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