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Governor unveils 2019-20 Executive Budget; Mohonasen Foundation Aid increase proposed at 0.59 percent

| January 18, 2019

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented a state budget proposal on Jan. 15 that includes a $956 million school aid increase for 2019-20. Under the governor’s proposal, total school aid would be $27.7 billion, which represents a statewide increase of 3.6 percent. For Mohonasen, the governor has proposed a 0.59 percent or $80,458 increase […]

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Cabin Fever Cure Frozen Family Fun Day Feb. 2

| January 15, 2019

Come on out on Feb. 2 from 1-4 p.m. to the Center for Advanced Technology Black Box Theater for Cabin Fever Cure Frozen Family Fun Day. So many family activities. Space is limited so call to reserve your spot at 518-356-8468. This event is sponsored by the Mohonasen Center for Advanced Technology and benefits Skills […]

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MHS students to be inducted into Math/Science Honor Societies

| January 15, 2019

The following students were recently accepted to the Mohonasen chapter of the NYS Mathematics Honor Society and/or the NYS Science Honor Society. The induction ceremony will be Thursday, February 7th at 3:30 p.m. in the LGI. Math Honor Society Inductees Natalie Blackstone Mary Kathryn Conway Lauren Dantz Michael French Emily Gandrow Zachary Gestring Tianna Harris […]

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MHS holds lasagna cook off to help feed families in need

| December 11, 2018

Mohonasen High School held a lasagna cook off after school today with the end goal of helping feed families in need for the holidays. Six lasagna recipes were submitted and cooked by faculty and a taste testing was held among students and staff. The winning recipe will be duplicated and lasagna pans will be prepared […]

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Transportation Department earns Boys & Girls Club award

| December 11, 2018

Congratulations to the Mohonasen Transportation Department for being honored by the Rotterdam Boys & Girls Club with a 2018 annual Partners in Programs Award for its outstanding safety record transporting students to and from the facility on a daily basis. Also on hand to honor transportation officials was New York State Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara.

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Pinewood Hosts Iroquois Native American Harvest Festival

| December 11, 2018

Fourth graders in Mrs. Altomer’s and Mrs. MacMaster’s classes at Pinewood School held a Native American Iroquois Harvest Festival to showcase their work for parents and families. Some of the activities included: Playing Native American games once played by the Iroquois of the Eastern Woodlands Viewing informative PowerPoint presentations in the computer lab Perusing detailed […]

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Pinewood 5th graders participate in an Hour of Code

| December 11, 2018

Pinewood School fifth graders in Ms. Pollick or Ms. Wheeler’s class worked on an Hour of Code in the library Dec. 10 with the assistance of high school students from the Center for Advanced Technology. The Hour of Code is a global event that includes tens of millions of students from over 180 countries. The […]

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Draper November Students of the Month

| December 4, 2018

Congratulations to Draper Middle School’s Student of the Month for November: 6th grade: Cheyenne La Torre, Paige Warlik, Logan Bouck, Giovanni Renda, Jack Van Garderen; 7th grade: Liz Di Gesare, Michael Don Vito, Stefanie DelaPaz, Ryan Nadareski; 8th grade: Mia Peterson, Ariana Bombardier, Payton Burke, Abigail Dusseault.

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Pinewood Costumes, Cookies and Cocoa reading event

| December 4, 2018

Pinewood School held the Costumes, Cookies and Cocoa Parents As Learning Partners event recent with several celebrity guest readers. Costumes, Cookies and Cocoa PALP Photo Gallery

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Author Bruchac visits Pinewood fourth graders

| December 4, 2018

Award winning author James Bruchac visited with Pinewood School fourth graders. Bruchac is an Abenaki storyteller, animal tracker, wilderness survival expert, cultural educator, and instructor of the martial arts. A registered member of the Nulhegan Abenaki Tribe, for close to three decades James has traveled across the country and abroad offering programs for people of […]

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