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“Hour of Code” embraced by MHS students

| December 6, 2018

Mohonasen High School celebrated Computer Science Education Week this week with three afterschool events that provided students with a hands-on introduction to computer science and computer programming. An “Hour of Code” was held Tuesday through Thursday, Dec. 4-6, attracting more than 100 students who got a beginner’s lesson in coding with the help of some […]

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Fourteen MHS student musicians earn Area All-State honors

| November 15, 2018

Fourteen Mononasen High School students have been selected to participate in the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Area All-State Festival to be held at Saratoga High School, Friday-Saturday, Nov. 16-17.  The festival features the top student musicians and vocalists from nine counties across the greater Capital Region, Mohawk Valley and the Southern Adirondacks. “The […]

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Laurel Logan-King named Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

| November 13, 2018

Laurel Logan-King, a longtime Capital Region school administrator and counselor, is set to become Mohonasen’s next Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. She replaces Lisa Cutting, who recently accepted a position in the Saratoga Springs City School District after 16 years at Mohonasen. Logan-King is expected to begin her new role on November 20. An administrator for 14 years, […]

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Grab & Go Breakfast available at Draper beginning Nov. 13

| November 8, 2018

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Unfortunately, many students skip breakfast. The number one reason they say they don’t eat: not enough time. Draper Middle School hopes to solve that problem by introducing a new Grab & Go Breakfast that students can pick up on their way into school and eat during […]

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Draper students put writing skills to the test

| November 5, 2018

  At Draper, Mrs. Degnan’s ELA 7 students have been learning all about the writing elements authors use to craft engaging stories as part of their unit on Short Stories. The seventh graders wrote creative spooky stories incorporating what they learned, helped edit one another’s work and celebrated with a Halloween Publishing Party. They also […]

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Draper announces October Students of the Month

| November 5, 2018

The following students have been named Draper Middle School’s Students of the Month for October 2018: Team Giattino Michelle Lawyer  Team 6-1 Abbigale Regan Justus Davis  Team 6-2 Noah Madden Dorothy Grimmer Team 7-1 Abdul Sameer Dean Carlino Team 7-2 Hannah Bachorik Chris Helenek Team 8-1 Trinity Gulbrandsen Lucas Braccini Team 8-2 Alexander Wiltsie Anna […]

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Election Day dinner fundraiser to support Draper Field Trip Fund

| November 1, 2018

On Tuesday, Nov. 6 — Election Day — consider having dinner at the Recovery Room in support of the Draper Middle School Field Trip Fund. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Recovery Room on Curry Road, use one of the coupons below and 15 percent of your check will be used to support the […]

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Support our music scholarships by becoming a sponsor

| November 1, 2018

A message from Kimberly Kodenar, Facilitator for Performing Arts K-12 Dear Parents/Community Members and our Local Business Supporters, My name is Kimberly Kondenar. I am the music facilitator for the Mohonasen Central School District. Every year our Music Parents Organization helps raise money for the hard-working students of our community. In the past years, Music […]

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Mohon is hiring: Bus Driver Open House is Nov. 2

| October 28, 2018

Mohonasen is looking for drivers. You do not need a commercial license to apply. Not sure about driving a bus? Try it for yourself. You can TEST DRIVE a school bus at our Open House on Friday, November 2 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Applicants must be 21 years of age with a clean driving record and enjoy working with children. Drivers work […]

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Two MHS students in Skills USA leadership roles

| October 25, 2018

Congratulations to Mohonasen High School students Samantha Dollar and Amber Lupi, who were sworn in this week as officers in SkillsUSA, the national organization for career and technical education (CTE). Samantha, who will serve as a co-president and Amber, who is parliamentarian, are members of the culinary program at Capital Region BOCES. SkillsUSA is known […]

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