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Pinewood Book Fair begins March 1

| February 28, 2019

The Pinewood Book Fair is scheduled to begin at Pinewood tomorrow, Friday, March 1, and will run through Friday, March 8. The Book Fair will be open during the day and also at night during our Pinewood “Read-In” and author visit on Tuesday, March 5. We look forward to seeing everyone as we focus on […]

March Reading Madness continues at Pinewood

| February 21, 2019

As we near the month of March, Pinewood Intermediate School students are continuing to read and are gearing up for some exciting events to close out their March Madness reading activities. More than 600 students voted in the second round of the bracket-style competition, in which students vote on their most beloved books from the school’s […]

Girls Indoor Track & Field wins Section 2 championship

| February 21, 2019

Congratulations to members of the Mohonasen girls’ indoor track and field team who won the Section 2 Division 3 Championship at UAlbany on February 17. The Mohonasen girls’ team earned first place in eight of 16 events. The boys’ track and field team finished fifth at sectionals. Highlights from the meet can be found below. […]

Career Day 2019 at Pinewood

| February 8, 2019

What if you could learn about going to school to be an engineer, working for the U.S Navy, overseeing the factory production of two super-popular snack foods, serving as a legislative aide and working to promote community use of public libraries? That’s just some of what fifth graders at Pinewood got to experience on Friday, […]

All-County Music Festival highlights talent at Mohon

| February 8, 2019

Mohonasen High School recently hosted more than 200 of the area’s top student musicians — including more than 65 from Mohonasen — as part of the Schenectady Music All-County Festival. The event was a weekend-long festival that concluded with a concert for the community on January 26. In addition to Mohonasen, other districts participating in the […]

MohonReads March Madness book bracket is underway

| February 7, 2019

Results from the first round of the first-ever Pinewood Elementary School March Madness-style Book Bracket Challenge were met with big cheers as winners were announced in classrooms the last week in January. A total of 562 Pinewood students voted on their favorites from a field of 16 fiction titles that are among the most popular books […]

Spring sports registration info

| February 7, 2019

Online registration through FamilyID is now open for all High School Level spring sports. Modified registration will be open on Monday, February 11. ALL ATHLETES MUST BE REGISTERED TO PARTICIPATE. Follow the link below to login or create a new account. A full instructional guide can be found on the Athletics tab of the Mohonasen […]

Select Orchestra to perform at Disney: How you can help

| February 7, 2019

The Mohonasen Select Orchestra is set to perform in Orlando during the spring vacation as part of Disney’s On Stage Music Program. The group, which includes dozens of the high school’s top musicians, secured the invitation after auditioning to represent the Mohonasen community in front of thousands of guests at Walt Disney World. To defray […]

Draper’s Great Kindness Challenge begins Jan. 28

| January 24, 2019

Beginning Monday, Jan. 28, Draper Middle School will be participating in the nationally recognized Great Kindness Challenge.  Throughout the week, students and staff at the school are being challenged to complete a 50 Random Acts of Kindness checklist, which includes suggestions such as “help a younger student,” or “sit with a new group of students at […]

Mo-Tech Open House & 8th Grade Info Night are Jan. 30

| January 24, 2019

The following is a message for families of students in grades 8-11: On Wednesday, January 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., eighth-grade and high school families are invited to learn more about the exciting programs being offered at Mohonasen High School and The Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) at Mohonasen. Two events will provide students in […]