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Mohonasen Technology Enrichment event

| April 16, 2019

There was a great turnout for April’s Mohonasen Technology Enrichment event as students helped area senior citizens brush up on their technology skills with their smart phones, computers, tablets, navigating the Internet and more. The event was held at the Center for Advanced Technology. Mohonasen Technology Enrichment Event Photo Gallery

Mohonasen Select Orchestra to Perform at Disney World

| April 16, 2019

The Mohonasen Select Orchestra is excited to announce that it will be performing at Disney World, Orlando, over spring break, as part of the Disney On Stage Program. Mohonasen’s Select Orchestra auditioned and was accepted to perform at Disney Springs on Friday, April 19, at 12:15 p.m. on the main stage. The students have been […]

Bradt earns Earth Day grant for Green Team

| April 10, 2019

Bradt Primary School has received a $500 Earth Day grant to help expand its Green Team program throughout the building. The 2019 grant was awarded by the Education Committee for the Eastern New York Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA). For the past 18 years the association has been awarding Earth Day […]

District fire inspections completed

| April 9, 2019

The Mohonasen Central School District, on March 22, 2019, in accordance with NYS Education Commissioner’s Regulation 8 NYCRR Part 155.8, has performed an annual fire inspection of each school-owned facility. These reports were submitted to the NY State Education Department. Updated Certificates of Occupancy have been posted at all schools. Mr. Robert Rossi, NYS Code […]

Draper March Students of the Month

| April 9, 2019

Congratulations to Draper Middle School’s March Students of the Month: Top row: Shawn Gutermuth, Dakota Maikels, Adrianna Cascini, Nathan Wiltsie Middle row: Ariana Audette Spencer Pease, Zoe Miller Bottom row: Logan Karrel, Gabriella Nadeau, Madison Fleming Absent from photo: Nicholas Gestring and Ella Goodspeed

Local businesses donate to MohonCARES initiative

| April 9, 2019

This year, the Mohonasen Central School District has been strengthening programs to help serve students both inside and outside the classroom. Across the district, students in K-12 are provided food, clothing and toiletries. All programs fall under MohonCARES (Connecting Area Resources to Empower Students) and exist at different levels in each school building. Each school […]

Mohonasen reworks budget to preserve some music staffing, save money through retirements

| April 2, 2019

After reviewing final state aid figures and assessing feedback from the school community, the Mohonasen Central School District will present the Board of Education with a recommended 2019-20 budget that preserves its elementary orchestra program and reduces the impact of music staffing reductions. “Despite advocacy efforts by our community and the support of our state […]

March 25 Mohonasen budget hearing coverage

| March 26, 2019

Following is a link to the March 25 Daily Gazette coverage of the Mohonasen budget hearing: https://dailygazette.com/article/2019/03/25/mohon-parents-urge-board-to-preserve-music-program

Mohonasen named 2019 Best Communities for Music Education

| March 26, 2019

The Mohonasen Central School District has once again been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 20th year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access […]

MHS Alum Talks Visits Theater and Arts Students

| March 19, 2019

The music and theater classes at Mohonasen High School welcomed a special alumni visitor on March 18. Graduate Ryan Dickson, who had been a member of the Mohonasen orchestra since third grade and fell in love with theater as a member of the pit orchestra and as a student director, came to talk about his […]